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
Who Should Apply? 
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

or

  • Four-year degree
  • 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

 Solicitation

 Source selection

 Negotiation

 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