|Excellent class. The instructor was awesome. I will be sitting for the PMP® this September. I feel this class has prepared me. I feel comfortable and I am ready and confident that I will pass the exam the first time.|
Course Code: ppf
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.
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.
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.
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.
Focus on defining and sequencing the activities involved in a management project, then develop skills and methods for estimating activity resources and durations.
Learn how to both develop and control a schedule for your projects. Then, learn and practice the interpersonal skills necessary for success.
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)®.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.