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Project Management Professional (PMP)® Prep I

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), 6th 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.

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 recently updated to align with the PMBOK Guide – Sixth Edition and the current version of the PMP exam.

6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs
Starting December 12, 2018

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Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep I

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: ppf

What You Will Learn
  • Build skills for the final PMP® exam through a series of helpful pre-tests
  • Learn the secrets to studying the PMBOK® guide
  • Develop an understanding of the phases and structures of any management project
  • Define the sequence of activities and process interactions involved in your project
  • Learn to estimate resources, identify requirements, and predict outcomes and durations
How the course is taught
  • Instructor-led or self-paced online course
  • 6-12 weeks to complete
  • 24 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Learn a variety of project management methods that will positively impact your career
  • Gain confidence in your ability to prepare for and pass the PMP® on your first attempt
  • Acquire interpersonal and management skills that will enhance your employment options

Outline

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Week 1

Learn about a number of important project management certification concerns, including the PMI, PMBOK® Guide, and Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification. Then, get a helpful overview of projects and project management.

Week 2

Learn about important topics related to project management. You will consider the phases of projects, as well as the stakeholders and structures involved. Then, you will focus on the PMBOK® Guide's process groups.

Week 3

Learn about process interactions involved in management projects, then discover how to develop a project charter. Through this process, you will learn about the various parts involved in a project management plan.

Week 4

Learn how to plan scope management for your projects, while collecting requirements and defining scope. Then, discover how to create WBS, validate, and control the scope of a project.

Week 5

Focus on defining and sequencing the activities involved in a management project, then develop skills and methods for estimating activity resources and durations.

Week 6

Learn how to both develop and control a schedule for your projects. Then, learn and practice the interpersonal skills necessary for success.

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Instructors & Support

Tony Swaim

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)®.

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements: 

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

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Instructional Materials

Required text: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®, Guide), 6th Edition

The instructional materials required for this course are not included in enrollment. Please purchase your materials prior to the start of your session. 

FAQs

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When can I get started?

Instructor-Led: A new session of each course begins each month. Please refer to the session start dates for scheduling. 

Self-Paced: You can start this course at any time your schedule permits.

How does it work?

Instructor-Led: Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the 6 week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.

Self-Paced: You have three-month access to the course. After enrolling, you can learn and complete the course at your own pace, within the allotted access period.

 

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

Instructor-Led: The interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

Self-Paced: There is no time limit to complete each lesson, other than completing all lessons before your three-month access.

What if I need an extension?

Instructor-Led: The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.

Self-Paced: Because this course is self-paced, no extensions will be granted after the start of your enrollment.

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