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PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Blended Learning

Overview

This Premium course offers both classroom training and video learning to enhance your learning experience. Please see below for full details.

In this PMP Certification Boot Camp, you gain a deep understanding of essential terminology and knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide to prepare you to pass the PMP certification exam. Plus, obtain 35 PDUs. The Project Management Professional is the most in-demand project management certification today and one of our most popular project management courses. And with our exam prep course, we guarantee success!

Who Should Attend This PMP Class

  • Anyone meeting the requirements to take the PMP exam to get PMP certified
  • Typical job roles include: Associate project managers, project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors

Is PMP certification worth it?

According to a survey conducted by PMI, individuals with PMP certification earn on average a 20% higher salary than those without certification. Additionally, when at least one-third of project managers in an organisation are PMP certified, that organisation can expect more projects to be completed on time, within budget.

What's Included

Included - Unlimited annual access to:

  • Gamified, interactive video lessons and learning assessments
  • 5-day instructor-led course
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • Earn 35 PMI PDUs
  • >1000 Practise PMP exam questions
  • PMBOK® Guide and additional study resources

More Information

You Will Learn How To:

  • Prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam
  • Navigate process groups and knowledge areas from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, the PMBOK® Guide — Sixth Edition
  • Analyse the tools and techniques of the PMBOK® Guide processes

Pre-requisites

The PMP exam is based on the PMI project management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and is designed for individuals who want to fully understand the PMBOK body of knowledge and those who would like to prepare for and pass PMI's PMP exam. PMI's prerequisites for taking the PMP Certification exam vary based on the background of the candidate as follows: Individuals holding a secondary degree (high school diploma, associate's degree or the global equivalent) need to show 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education. Individuals holding a four (4) year degree need to show 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

Course content

PMP Instructor-Led Course Outline

Introduction

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK ® Guide - Sixth Edition)

  • Key terms and the project life cycle
  • Identifying Enterprise Environmental Factors (EEFs) and Organisational Process Assets (OPAs)
  • Organisational structure and influences
  • Mapping the interrelationships of the ten knowledge areas to the five process groups

Project Integration and Scope Management

Identifying and integrating processes and activities

  • Identifying a new project, business case and strategy
  • Defining and coordinating all subsidiary plans
  • Change-control and configuration management
  • Determining key deliverables and conducting benefit analysis

Defining, validating and controlling the scope

  • Facilitating requirements-gathering using interviews, workshops and decision-making techniques
  • Requirements changes and traceability matrices
  • Creating the WBS and setting the baseline

Project Time and Cost Management

Time management

  • Defining and sequencing activities
  • Estimating activity resources and durations with analogous, parametric and three-point techniques
  • Developing the schedule with PDM, ADM and CDM diagrams

Determining the cost baseline and applying Earned Value Management (EVM)

  • Identifying costs and calculating performance baseline
  • Assessing EVM key dimensions, variances and indices
  • Forecasting with EVM
  • Performance reporting

Project Quality Management

Implementing systems for quality

  • Preventing nonconformance through Cost of Quality (CoQ)
  • Performing continuous improvements

Tools and techniques to study

  • Planning for quality using statistical tools
  • Implementing quality metrics and audits

Project Human Resource, Communications and Stakeholder Management

Developing the plan and acquiring the team

  • Creating hierarchical and matrix charts (RAM & RACI)
  • Developing the team: team building, Tuckman model, recognition and rewards
  • Motivational theories and conflict resolution techniques

Efficiently communicating with stakeholders

  • Distributing information with communication models
  • Applying communication theory and the levels of power

Managing stakeholder engagements

  • Identifying and analysing stakeholders, and managing their expectations
  • Increasing support and minimising resistance

Project Risk and Procurement Management

Assessing project risks

  • Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis
  • Evaluating Expected Monetary Value (EMV)

Exam-relevant tools and techniques

  • Developing threat/opportunity response strategies
  • Reassessing and controlling risks

Procurement management

  • Performing make-or-buy analysis
  • Formally accepting the product and closing the project

Planning for the Exam

Preparing for test day

  • Applying proven tips for exam success
  • Conquering exam apprehension

Personalising your study plan

  • Identifying your strengths and weaknesses
  • Optimising your study time and focus

Professional Responsibility and Ethics

  • The PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Balancing the interest of all stakeholders

On-Demand Training Modules

Module 01: Introduction to PM City

Module 02: About Project Management Professional and the PMP Exam

Module 03: Projects and Project Management

Module 04: Project Environments and Documents

Module 05: PMI Application Guidance

Module 06: Role of Project Manager

Module 07: Project Integration Management

  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan (PMP)
  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Manage Project Knowledge
  • Monitor Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Project Phase

Module 08: Project Scope Management

  • Plan Scope Management
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Validate Scope
  • Control Scope

Module 09: Project Schedule Management

  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define Activities
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Sequence Activities
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule

Module 10: Three-Point Estimation for Durations Extended Explanation

Module 11: Relationship Types Extended Explanation

Module 12: Critical Path Extended Explanation

Module 13: Project Cost Management

  • Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs

Module 14:Earned Value Management

Module 15: Project Quality Management

  • Plan Quality Management
  • Manage Quality
  • Control Quality

Module 16: Project Risk Management

  • Identify Risks
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Implement Risk Responses
  • Monitor Risks

Module 17: Project Resource Management

  • Plan Resources Management
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Acquire Resources
  • Develop Team
  • Manage Team
  • Control Resources

Module 18: Project Communications Management

  • Plan Communications Management
  • Manage Communications
  • Monitor Communications

Module 19: Project Procurement Management

  • Plan Procurement Management
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Control Procurements

Module 20: Project Stakeholder Management

  • Who are Stakeholders?
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement

PMP Certification Training FAQs

 

Is the on-demand content the same as the 5-day instructor class?

The content and concepts are very similar but the on-demand class is not a recorded version of the instructor-led class. The content has been re-imagined here to be presented in an digital, self-guided format. The PMP 6th Edition Interactive Online Course includes 35 hours of project management training that is accepted by PMI and complies with the 35-hour project management requirement for the PMP application.

What will I receive in the gamified, interactive course?

  • 35 hours of content
  • A printable student guide
  • Interactive video lessons with personalised navigation
  • Instructor email support
  • A student discussion board where you can engage and chat with other students
  • Interactive games Interactive learning assessments
  • Whiteboard drawings and explanations for deeper concepts
  • Practise exams

This gamified course uses a fun and engaging platform that is user driven. The course is animated and comes with interactive games and learning assessments. You take the wheel and take control of your leaning and learn at your own pace. You will have access to a user discussion board, practise exams and the instructor to ask questions. The course fully covers the 49 project processes within the five core process groups and ten knowledge areas. The PMP 6th Edition Interactive Online Course includes 35 hours of project management training that is accepted by PMI and complies with the 35-hour project management requirement for the PMP application.

How will I access mycourse materials if I choose this method?

Once payment is received, you will receive an email from us with all the links and information you need to get started.

One Day Instructor-Led Review

You'll be able to register fora Training Review Session at any time after you've placed your order.

Exams

To get PMP certified, follow these four steps:

1. Read the PMP Credentials Handbook

2. Ensure you are eligible to become a PMI certified Project Manager

3. Sign up for the exam and study the PMBOK ® Guide

4. Take the exam

How do I register for the PMP exam?

The first step to registering for the exam is submitting an application to PMI. One of the requirements to take the exam is taking a training course worth 35 PDUs, which this course satisfies. Once this course is purchased, attendees will have access to everything they need to start the application process with PMI. Once PMI accepts an application, certification candidates can register for the exam with a Prometric testing location.

How should I prepare for PMP certification?

Although you can study and prepare for the PMP exam on your own, our PMP certification exam prep course helps you prepare for success in two important ways:

1. Our expert instructors will guide you in designing a personal study plan tailored to your needs, so you can prep with confidence — a real differentiator amongst PMP classes.

2. With our PMP Exam Prep Guarantee, you get unlimited free course retakes to ensure your success. Plus, you can take advantage of your after-course coaching session to ask follow-up questions as you prepare or seek assistance on your actual projects.

Requirements/Recommended Experience

This course is valuable for experienced project managers who are planning to take the PMP soon. At least three years’ experience as a project managerand related project management training is assumed prior to taking this course. Additionally, you must earn 35 PMI Professional Development Units (PDUs) to take the PMP exam. This course provides the 35 required PMI PDUs for candidates to be eligible to take the PMP exam.

To summarise:

There are two categories for PMP eligibility:

Category 1:

  • Candidate holds a Bachelor's degree
  • Candidate must have at least 4,500 hours of project management experience within five process groups
  • Candidate must have completed at least 35 PDUs from a PMI REP (provided by this course)

Category 2:

  • Candidate possesses a high school diploma but no other higher-level education degree
  • Candidate must have at least 7,500 hours of project management experience within five process groups
  • Candidate must have completed at least 35 PDUs from a PMI REP (provided by this course)

This course satisfies the requirement of 35 PDUs to take the PMP exam.

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