Learn how to prepare for the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® prestigious Project Management Professional (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.
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Course Revised February 2016
Changes to the PMP® Exam: Please be advised there is no need to revise this course at this time as the current content covers the areas of the exam that are changing. In addition, the PMBOK® Guide edition is remaining the same. To read about the changes, click the PMP and FAQ -> PMP menu items: PMP Exam Changes.
Notice the designation of PMI-ACP® and FAQ-> PMI-ACP®. This is information related to Agile Certified Practitioners only and does not pertain to the PMP® certification or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®. November 11, 2015
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)®.