Project Management Professional PMP® Prep

Project Management Professional PMP® Prep

This online course helps you learn how to prepare for the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam. You will discover what to expect after completing the exam and learn about the eight project performance domains, agile methodology, and what is new in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) 7th edition.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs
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Details

Stand out to future employers or acquire a potential promotion with your existing employer with a globally recognized project management certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. This comprehensive online course will prepare you for the PMI's® prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam and what to expect after you complete it. You will learn about the eight project performance domains and what is new in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) 7th edition.

Expand your knowledge of important industry-related methodologies, including predictive and agile project management. Raise your project management IQ by exploring project management tools and techniques. Throughout the course, use proven learning strategies to help absorb key terminology, concepts, and processes while preparing for your online project management certificate.

Enrollment Options:
Instructor-Led
6 Weeks Access Course Code: pmp
Start Dates*Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16
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$129.00 USD

Syllabus

Lesson 1 explores the structure of the PMP® exam and the tools and techniques that will help you prepare for the exam. You will examine the value of the PMP® certification and the requirements to apply. You will learn about the PMBOK® 7th edition differences from previous editions and strategies to help prepare you for the exam.
Lesson 2 acclimates you to the project environment by defining a project and exploring the project manager's roles and responsibilities. You will identify basic project management terminology and learn about the differences in project management concepts.
Lesson 3 covers the stakeholder performance domain, the first of eight performance domains discussed in this course. You will learn about the activities and functions of project stakeholders and identify strategies to engage and analyze stakeholders and sponsors. The leadership structures in waterfall and agile projects are also compared.
Lesson 4 covers the team performance domain. This lesson focuses on the activities and functions of those responsible for delivering project deliverables. It identifies ways you can empower stakeholders to work on a project. You will learn about the unique advantages of diverse projects and teams and compare the roles and responsibilities in waterfall vs. agile teams.
Lesson 5 is about the development approach and lifecycle performance domain. This lesson focuses on the activities and functions associated with the development approach, the delivery cadence, and the phases of the life cycle of a project. You'll learn about how to apply this domain to both waterfall and agile projects and how to track your project's progress.
Lesson 6 is about the planning performance domain. In this lesson, you will focus on the work you and the project team do to plan for project coordination. You'll learn about defining the project scope and objectives and the documentation needed for a project. You also identify how to incorporate scope changes into a project. Differences in project planning for predictive and agile methodologies are discussed.

Lesson 7 covers the project work performance domain, which addresses the work effort associated with creating team norms, processes, and managing resources. You will learn about the processes in a project and identify project constraints. You will also examine project deliverables and cadences.
Lesson 8 reviews the delivery performance domain, ensuring the project deliverables' quality and scope are achieved. You will learn how the project benefits the stakeholders and receivers and how to communicate when unexpected outcomes need resolution. You will also examine how to measure project progress using various methodologies.
Lesson 9 reviews the measurement performance domain, which assesses the project's performance and what actions you can take to ensure that the performance meets stakeholder expectations. You will identify measures for projects and analyze team progress and performance. You will also explore how to present project progress to stakeholders.
Lesson 10 reviews the uncertainties performance domain, which is definitely risky business. You will learn about risks and issues and risk mitigation processes. You will identify how uncertainties appear on different project types.
Lesson 11 reviews the models, methods, and artifacts. It covers the tools and techniques a project manager would typically have for a project and are used throughout the lifecycle, not limited to one performance domain. You will identify project management models and commonly used methods and artifacts.
Lesson 12 reviews common transitions, working with other PMs, and life after the PMP. You will learn to work with a project management office to evolve projects and programs. You will explore how organizational change impacts projects. You will also examine post-exam requirements to maintain your certification and grow your skillset.

Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

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

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Instructor

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)®.