Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Prep with Exam Simulator

If you are taking this course, you probably have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on a career in professional project management. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects.

Project managers who have proven skills and experience can find exciting, high-visibility opportunities in a wide range of fields. This course is specifically designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management mastery on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession. This course includes a PMP exam simulator and exam prep resources.

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Learning Objectives

In this course, you will able to apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects.

  • You will:
  • Define project management fundamentals.
  • Define project management within the organization.
  • Define the project management methodology.
  • Initiate a project.
  • Develop a project management plan and plan components.
  • Plan a project schedule.
  • Plan project costs.
  • Plan for quality, resources, and procurements.
  • Plan for risk.
  • Plan stakeholder engagement and communications.
  • Execute a project.
  • Work with stakeholders.
  • Monitor project work, scope, risks, stakeholder engagement, and communications.
  • Control project changes, scope, schedule, costs, quality, resources, and procurements.
  • Close a project.


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Defining Project Management Basics
  • Identify the Concepts of Project Management
  • Identify the Relationship Between Project Management and the Business
  • Identify Project Stakeholders and Governance
  • 2 - Defining Project Management within the Organization
  • Identify Organizational Influences
  • Identify the Project Team
  • Define the Project Life Cycle
  • Define Agile Methodology
  • 3 - Defining the PMI® Project Management Methodology
  • Define the Project Management Process
  • Define the Knowledge Areas
  • Identify Project Information
  • 4 - Initiating a Project
  • Initiating Process Group Map
  • Develop a Project Charter
  • Identify Project Stakeholders
  • 5 - Planning a Project
  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Develop a Project Management Plan
  • Plan Scope Management
  • Collect Project Requirements
  • Define Project Scope
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • 6 - Planning a Project Schedule
  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define Project Activities
  • Sequence Project Activities
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop a Project Schedule
  • 7 - Planning Project Costs
  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Project Cost Management
  • Estimate Project Costs
  • Determine the Projects Budget
  • 8 - Planning Project Quality, Resources, and Procurements
  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Quality Management
  • Plan Resource Management
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Plan Project Procurements
  • 9 - Planning for Risk
  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • 10 - Planning Stakeholder Engagement and Communications
  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Plan Communications Management
  • 11 - Executing a Project
  • Executing Process Group Map
  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Manage Project Knowledge
  • Manage Quality
  • Implement Risk Responses
  • Conduct Procurements
  • 12 - Working with Stakeholders
  • Executing Process Group Map
  • Acquire Resources
  • Develop a Team
  • Manage a Team
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Manage Communications
  • 13 - Monitoring a Project
  • Monitor and Control Project Work Data Flow Diagram
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Validate Project Scope
  • Monitor Risks
  • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  • Monitor Communications
  • 14 - Controlling a Project
  • Controlling Process Group Map
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Control Project Scope
  • Control the Project Schedule
  • Control Project Costs
  • Control Project Quality
  • Control Resources
  • Control Project Procurements
  • 15 - Closing a Project
  • Closing Process Group Map
  • Close Project or Phase
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience (regardless of whether their formal job role is project manager), who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training. The course is appropriate for these persons if they wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, and seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.


    Other Prerequisites

    To ensure your success in this course, you should be familiar with basic project management concepts and have some working experience with project management. Experience with a specific project management software tool is not required. Basic computing skills and some experience using Microsoft® Office is desirable but not required.

    PMP® Exam Prep Online Resource tools include:

    Exam simulator. This critical tool includes over 1,000 practice question with tens of thousands of question variations. Student can take banks of 10 to 200 questions, with full scoring by both PMI Process Groups (e.g., Initiating Process Group, Planning Process Group) and process group and PMI Knowledge Areas (e.g., Project Scope Management, Project Quality Management). The exam simulator provides students with the options of:

    Taking banks of questions focusing on one more PMI Process Groups

    Taking banks of questions focusing on one more PMI Knowledge Areas

    Taking a simulated exam (pulls questions in the same ratios as the real exam)

    Seeing the answer to each question immediately or seeing the answer to all questions at the end of the exam

    Taking an untimed exam or a timed exam (using the same timing as the real exam)

    Definition (glossary) flashcards. This online tool contains over 500 terms with associated definitions taken directly from the PMBOK® Guide. This application will randomly pull a term or definition, and students takes their best guess at the definition (if given a term) or the correct term (If given a definition). This tool can also present the term or definition in a multiple-choice question format.

    ITTO flashcards. This online tool has many features in common with The Exam Simulator. The student can focus on one or more PMBOK® Guide process groups or Knowledge Areas.

    Downloadable resources. There are several exam preparation files that are included in this product. Examples include a flowchart with all 49 PMBOK® Guide processes, a file that conveniently includes all PMBOK Guide Processes with all Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs (ITTO), and a file that includes over 40 templates based on the current version of the PMBOK® Guide.

    Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Prep with Exam Simulator

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