Crash Course in Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preparation

In this Crash Course in Project Management Professional (PMP) ® Certification Preparation training class, students who need additional instruction to pass the exam receive a refresher on important topics to become ready to take the exam. This is short version of our Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preparation training class.

Goals
  1. Learn to describe professional project management
  2. Learn to initiate a project
  3. Learn to plan project work
  4. Learn how to develop project schedules
  5. Learn how to develop cost estimates and budgets
  6. Learn how to plan project quality, staffing, and communications
  7. Learn to analyze risks and plan risk responses
  8. Learn how to plan project procurements
  9. Learn how to execute project work
  10. Learn to manage project procurement
  11. Learn how to monitor and control project work
  12. Learn how to monitor and control project schedule and costs
  13. Learn how to monitor and control project performance and quality
  14. Learn how to monitor and control project risks and procurements
  15. Learn how to close the project
Outline
  1. Getting Started with Project Management
    1. Components of Project Management
    2. Project Management and the Business
  2. Project Management and the Organization
    1. Identify Organizational Influences
    2. Project Stakeholders and Governance
    3. The Project Team
    4. The Project Life Cycle
  3. Working with Project Management Processes
    1. Project Management Processes and Knowledge Areas
    2. Identify Project Information
  4. Initiating a Project
    1. Develop a Project Charter
    2. Identify Project Stakeholders
  5. Planning a Project
    1. Develop a Project Management Plan
    2. Plan Scope Management
    3. Collect Project Requirements
    4. Define Project Scope
    5. Create a WBS
  6. Planning for Project Time Management
    1. Plan Schedule Management
    2. Define Project Activities
    3. Sequence Project Activities
    4. Estimate Activity Resources
    5. Estimate Activity Durations
    6. Develop a Project Schedule
  7. Planning Project Budget, Quality, and Communications
    1. Plan Project Cost Management
    2. Estimate Project Costs
    3. Determine the Project Budget
    4. Plan Quality Management
    5. Plan Human Resource Management
    6. Plan Communications Management
  8. Planning for Risk, Procurements, and Stakeholder Management
    1. Plan Risk Management
    2. Identify Risks
    3. Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
    4. Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
    5. Plan for Risk Response
    6. Plan Project Procurements
    7. Plan Stakeholder Management
  9. Executing a Project
    1. Direct and Manage Project Work
    2. Perform Quality Assurance
    3. Acquire Project Team
    4. Develop Project Team
    5. Manage a Project Team
    6. Manage Communications
    7. Conduct Procurements
    8. Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  10. Managing Project Work, Scope, Schedules, and Cost
    1. Monitor and Control Project Work
    2. Perform Integrated Change Control
    3. Validate Project Scope
    4. Control Project Scope
    5. Control the Project Schedule
    6. Control Project Costs
  11. Controlling the Project
    1. Control Project Quality
    2. Control Communications
    3. Control Project Risks
    4. Control Project Procurements
    5. Control Stakeholder Engagement
  12. Closing a Project
    1. Close Project or Phase
    2. Close Procurements
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.