Courses Details
Course Overview
The Project Management Professional (PMP) is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. 
The PMP signifies that you speak and understand the global language of project management and connects you to a community of professionals, organizations and experts worldwide.As a PMP, you can work in virtually any industry, with any methodology and in any location.
Course Schedule
Target Audience
An experienced project manager who meets the following requirements:

Perform their duties under general supervision and are responsible for all aspects of the project for the life of the project 
Lead and direct cross-functional teams to deliver projects within the constraints of schedule, budget and resources
Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and experience to appropriately apply a methodology to projects that have reasonably well-defined project requirements and deliverables
Course Prerequisites
Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent) & 7,500 hours leading and directing projects & 35 hours of project management education
Four-year degree with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects & 35 hours of project management education
Expected Accomplishments
  • Initiate a project
  • Define project scope
  • Develop schedule and cost performance baselines for a project
  • Plan project quality, staffing, and communications
  • Analyze project risks
  • Define project procurement requirements
  • Execute the project
  • Control the project
  • Close the project
Course Outline
Lesson 1:Introduction and PMP Exam overview

Learn about the PMI application process
Overview the PMP Exam details
Learn exam-taking tools and techniques
How to enroll in the PMP Exam
Identify exam preparation key methodologies

Lesson 2: The Project Management Framework
Define what a project is and what project management is
Understand the nine project management knowledge areas
Define a project life cycle
Identify and define project stakeholders
Specify influences of organizational structures on project management
Highlight the skills required for a project manager
Define the Project Manager’s responsibilities
Identify social-economic environmental influences to projects
Define the 5 process groups of project management

Lesson 3:Project Integration Management
Highlight methods for project selection
Define the elements and importance of the project charter
Understanding the creation and use of preliminary scope statement
Identify project constraints
Define the project manager’s role as integrator
Control ~gold plating” through work authorization
Understand the value of documenting lessons learned for Organizational Process Assets
Create a project plan
Define the Execution of the project plan
Know the use of baselines to monitor the progress of the project
Define integrated change control
Administrative closure

Lesson 4:Project Scope Management
Plan scope management
Development of a scope management plan
Development of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS
Implementing scope verification

Lesson 5:Project Time Management
Plan schedule management
Methods for developing a schedule
Resource Planning
Activity List creation and estimation
Developing network diagrams (CPM, PDM and ADMcharts)
Using dependencies
Calculating the critical path(s) for the project
Calculating slack
Crashing and fast tracking a project
Resource leveling
Developing a schedule management plan
Use of CPM, and Monte Carlo to estimate the duration of the project
Schedule Control

Lesson 6:Project Cost Management
Plan cost management
Cost estimating through analogous estimating,bottom up estimating, parametric estimating and computerized estimating tools
Earned value analysis
Precision of estimates
Understanding Present Value, Net Present Value,Internal Rate of Return, Payback Period, Benefit
Cost Ratio and Opportunity Cost
Variable Cost, Fixed Costs, Direct Cost and Indirect Cost
Project Life Cycle Costing
Cost budgeting
Value Analysis
Cost control

Lesson 7:Project Quality Management
Responsibility for quality
Impacts of poor quality
Tools used for Quality Management Planning
Developing a Quality Management Plan
Implementing Quality Assurance
Quality Control through Fishbone Diagram, Pareto Diagram, and Control Charts

Lesson 8:Project Human Resources Management
Roles and responsibilities for project manager,team members, project sponsor and management
Organizational planning
Staff acquisition
Developing a responsibility chart
Team building
Leadership skills
Human resource constraints
Conflict management and resolution

Lesson 9:Project Communication Management
Developing a communications plan
Communication methods
Communication blockers
Performance reporting

Lesson 10:Project Risk Management
Developing a risk management plan
Techniques for identifying risks
Risk register
Categorizing risks
Qualitative risk analysis
Quantitative risk analysis
Using a decision tree
Understanding what-if analysis
Developing a risk response plan
Risk response strategies
Risk monitoring and control
Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

Lesson 11:Project Procurement Management
Procurement planning
Advantages and disadvantages of contract type selection.
Statement of work
Solicitation planning
Source selection
Contract administration
Contract change control
Contract close-out

Lesson 12:Project Stakeholder Management
Identify stakeholders
Plan stakeholder management
Manage stakeholder engagement
Control stakeholder engagement

Lesson 13:Project Management Ethical Responsibility and Code of Conduct
Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion