Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep II

Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep II

Continue preparing for the Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. This course will help you learn more about the PMBOK Guide as you gain insight into PMI's code of professional responsibility and discover powerful techniques that will help you pass.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs
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Raise your project management IQ by discovering tips and techniques related to the questions you will encounter on the PMP® exam. Use proven learning techniques to help you absorb key terminology, concepts, and formulas.

In this course, the second part of the two-part certification preparation series, you will learn more about the PMBOK® Guide, including relationships between inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs. This course will teach you all about the 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas, five Process Groups, and 47 project management processes.

You will also gain a strong understanding of such topics as earned value management, risk management, simulation, sensitivity analysis, and make-or-buy analysis. In addition to learning about the PMBOK®, Guide, you will gain insight into PMI®'s code of professional responsibility and discover powerful techniques you can use to continue preparing for the PMP® exam after this course is over.

PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMBOK, PgMP, PMI-RMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.

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In this lesson, you will get an overview of Project Cost Management, and see how cost estimating helps you define how much money you'll spend for your project.

Discover the essence of cost budgeting and cost control to keep your project moving in the right direction.

Gain insights into the role of quality in your projects by examining benchmarking, flowcharts, design of experiments, and the cost of quality.

Understand how the Manage Quality and Control Quality processes fit into a quality management system and be able to identify the tools and techniques associated with each.

Plan and manage resources for your project effectively.

Learn how to integrate three project communications management processes to achieve effective project communications.

Discover how to manage project risk through planning, identifying, and assessing risk conditions.

Develop and implement risk responses to high priority risks and monitor project in anticipation of new risks.

Learn how to apply key procurement concepts, including make-or-buy analysis, supplier sourcing, and contract administration.

Discover how to plan and implement a stakeholder engagement plan to meet the expectations of your project stakeholders.

Master the integration processes to manage, control, and close project phases and the project.

Gain insights into the elements of professional responsibility, including ethics, politics, and continual personal improvement.



Completion of Tony Swaim's PMP® Certification Prep 1 online course (or equivalent experience).


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are not included in enrollment. Please purchase the following materials prior to the start of your session. Please note, study guide pages referenced in the course lesson may vary by edition.

Project Management Institute (PMI) recently updated the PMBOK Guide with changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam, which took effect March 26, 2018. This course has been updated to align with the PMBOK Guide – Sixth Edition.


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)®.


Excellent course! The online delivery was well suited to my busy schedule as a consultant. Tony's patience and support made the experience one I would recommend unconditionally.

The suggested learning techniques: cards, printed lessons, quizzes, and text were varied enough to keep my interest and also supported my travel schedule. It was good not to have to rely solely on online access. A colleague told me that the PMP® prep would be like learning another language and then describing what you already know in a new vocabulary. True, but it also clarified concepts and structured the project process in a very reasonable way. I give a big A+ for the flashcard projects. At first I thought they were busy work, but I found the focus they provided plus the ability to review essential information that perhaps would grow stale in just a few weeks was an incredible value.

Great course! I liked being able to study at my own pace vs. being in a classroom. The instructor was great about answering questions and providing feedback.

Yes, I passed the exams. The PMP® prep courses are very helpful in preparation for the PMP exam. Thanks, Tony.

Great program. I have recommended this to several people. The on-line aspect makes it flexible. The cost is very reasonable. The deadlines keep me engaged.

I completed the PMP® Certification Exam today with a passing grade. It was a long, difficult test and the material in the two preparation courses definitely helped me achieve this goal! Thank you for providing these helpful classes!

I greatly enjoyed taking this course….I passed the PMP® test one week after the end of the course. I credit the course for a good share of that success.

Thank you Mr. Swaim! I enjoyed learning in your class and you have been very helpful and patient throughout the course.

Tony, Thank you once again. Now I can talk about project management intelligently.