PMP Certification

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Description:
Professionally Certified Project Managers are a benchmark for excellence in terms of performance and productivity in their profession and also bring a repeatable, consistent quality to the projects they manage. Certification gives project managers a competitive edge in job opportunities, promotions and they also retain higher salaries than those without certification. This course is geared towards achieving PMP certification.
Prerequisites:
This Project Management Professional training course is aimed at experienced Project Managers. If you meet any one of the following, then this (PMP® preparation) course is the perfect choice for your path to Project Management Professional Certification with the PMI®.

• 3 + years Industry experience of involvement in Project
• Experienced Project Managers with no formal PM qualifications
• Project Managers looking for professional PM Certification
• Professionals from a Construction, Information Technology, pharmaceutical, medical devices, Engineering or Service Industry etc. who are seeking to expand or develop their career into Project Management
Learning Objectives::
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

• Apply PMI recognised project management tools, techniques and methods for during the 5 process groups of planning, execution and monitoring and controlling and closing
• Comprehend and appreciate PMI® methodologies and definitions
• Demonstrate project management skills at a professional level
• Appreciate and manage the Triple constraints of Time, Cost & Quality with respect to project performance
• Exhibit the essential skills necessary for project managers
• Evaluate the importance of effective management of the project life cycle
• Apply methods, tools and techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects and for managing risk
• Demonstrate the core project management competencies
• Satisfy the 35 hour formal project management training requirement for PMI®’s PMP® professional certification.
• Be comfortable with the examination format and typical question styles
• Pass the PMP® exam
Day 1:
Introduction:

• Welcome & Introductions
• The project life cycle
• Key stakeholders
• Exercise: Review of well-known project failures
• PMI® requirements of candidates
• The PMP application process
• Exercise: Start experience calculation required for PMP application
• Exam makeup & Format
• Question Types
• Exercise: Identification of areas of weakness & analysis

Project Integration Management:

• Develop project charter
• Exercise: Create Project Charter
• Develop project management plan
• Direct and manage project execution
• Monitor and control project work
• Perform Integrated change control
• Close project
• 20 Question Exam Project Scope Management
• Collect Requirements
• Define Scope
• Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
• Exercise: WBS
• Verify Scope
• Control Scope
• 20 Question Exam
Day 2:
Project Time Management:

• Define Activities
• Sequence Activities
• Exercise: Critical Path
• Estimate Activity Resource
• Estimate Activity Duration
• Exercise: Estimation
• Develop Schedule
• Exercise: Crashing and Fast Tracking of schedules
• Control Schedule
• 20 Question Exam Project Cost Project Cost Management
• Estimate Costs
• Determine Budget
• Control Costs
• Exercises: Earned value
• 20 Question Exam

Project Quality Management:

• Plan Quality
• Exercise: Quality Planning
• Perform quality assurance (QA)
• Perform quality control (QC)
• Exercise: Quality Assurance & Control
• 20 Question Exam
Day 3:
Project Risk Management:

• Plan Risk Management
• Identify Risks
• Exercise: Risk Identification
• Qualitative Risk Analysis
• Exercise: Qualitative Risk Analysis
• Quantitative Risk Analysis
• Plan Risk Responses
• Exercise: Risk Response Planning
• Monitor & Control Risks
• 20 Question Exam

Project Communications Management:

• Identify Stakeholders
• Plan Communications
• Exercise: Communication Planning
• Distribute Information
• Manage stakeholders
• Report Performance
• Exercise: Project Progress Report
• 20 Question Exam

Project Human Resource Management:

• Develop HR Plan
• Acquire project team
• Develop project team
• Manage project team
• Exercise: Managing teams
• 20 Question Exam
Day 4:
Project Procurement Management:

• Plan procurements
• Exercise: Contract Types calculations
• Conduct procurements
• Administer procurements
• Close Procurements
• 20 Question Exam

Project Professional Responsibility/Ethics:

• Ensuring individual integrity and professionalism
• Contributing to the project management knowledge base
• Enhancing individual competence
• Balancing stakeholders’ interests
• 10 Question Exam

Review:

• Recap/Q&A session
• Plan from here to certification exam
• Close
Key Deliverables:
The course will:

• Provide assistance with the PMI® membership, PMP® Exam registration, PMP® Application form preparation and credential application procedure.
• Provide 30 hours of accredited project management training required by PMI® prior to the PMP® application process.
• Modules covering all exam material, broken up similarly to the PMI®’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
• Provide 20 PMP® questions after each section to confirm participants understanding of subject matter
• Email and Phone support as necessary from PMP® certified tutor until PMP® Certification is achieved
• Provide a framework of to enable trainees to obtain the PMI® specific understanding required to pass the examination.
• Provide access to our 800 PMP® Exam questions in the PMP® Exam Simulator
• Provide one-on-one feedback regarding performance in each knowledge area to allow trainees to focus on areas requiring improvement.
Eligibility for PMPฎ Credential:
To apply for the PMP® Credential you must first satisfy the following requirements:

Category 1: With a baccalaureate degree

PMP® candidates must:

• Document at least three calendar years experience in project management (during the past six years), including at least 4,500 hours experience within the five recognized project management process groups.
• Document at least 35 contact hours of formal training in project management.
• Pass the PMP® Certification Exam.


Category 2: Without a baccalaureate degree

PMP® candidates must:

• Document at least five calendar years experience in project management (within the past eight years), including at least 7,500 hours experience within the five recognized project management process groups.
• Document at least 35 contact hours of formal training in project management.
• Pass the PMP® Certification Exam.
Course Completion:
Following successful completion of the separate Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam, the award of PMP® will be awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).