Learn how to prepare for the Project Management Institute's prestigious PMP® certification exam. Master the first seven chapters of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®, Guide), 5th edition--the essential resource for the PMP® certification exam. Find out about the 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas, five Process Groups, and 47 project management processes. Raise your project management IQ by discovering tips and techniques related to the questions you'll encounter on the PMP® exam. Use proven learning strategies to help absorb key terminology, concepts, and formulas.
This course, the first part of a two-course series, will demystify the PMBOK®, Guide, including relationships between inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs. The course will also bring clarity to such topics as precedence diagramming, estimating, and scope management.
ed2go is a global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.s) offer programs and courses that are preapproved for professional development units through PMI® and have been reviewed by a project management professional (PMP®) to ensure that they meet PMI®'s expectations for professional development in project management.
This program/course is a good choice for those looking for project management experience and those aspiring to obtain a PMI® credential. It's also an excellent choice for existing PMI® credential holders looking for an approved activity for PMI®'s continuing certification PDUs. At the end of this course, you'll receive a certificate indicating your completion of PDUs equal to the number of hours of this course through ed2go, R.E.P. #3213. Please visit pmi.org to learn more about PMI®'s credentials and how they may fit into your continuing education plans.
Note: Please make sure you have a copy of the 5th Edition PMBOK®, Guide for this course as it supersedes the 4th Edition.
Course Revised April 2013
About The Instructor
Tony Swaim has helped many clients, colleagues, and students reach their professional and personal goals. He has been an online instructor since 1998 and has taught at colleges and universities across the United States since 1981. His focus areas are project management, Six Sigma, and supply chain management. Tony manages a successful consulting firm, and his industry experience includes 20 years of supply chain management. He earned a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University and holds professional certifications in six disciplines, including the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB®) from the American Society for Quality (ASQ®).