What Will I Learn?

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Preparation

If you are taking this course, you probably have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on a career in professional project management. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects.
Project managers who have proven skills and experience can find exciting, high-visibility opportunities in a wide range of fields. This course is specifically designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management mastery on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession.

In this course, you will able to apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects.
  • You will:
  • Define project management fundamentals.
  • Define project management within the organization.
  • Define the project management methodology.
  • Initiate a project.
  • Develop a project management plan and plan components.
  • Plan a project schedule.
  • Plan project costs.
  • Plan for quality, resources, and procurements.
  • Plan for risk.
  • Plan stakeholder engagement and communications.
  • Execute a project.
  • Work with stakeholders.
  • Monitor project work, scope, risks, stakeholder engagement, and communications.
  • Control project changes, scope, schedule, costs, quality, resources, and procurements.
  • Close a project.

  • PMPCertification Course Syllabus - What You Will Learn

    A detailed structure outlining the various topicscovered within the PMP certification course syllabus certification

    A well structuredPMP certification syllabus covers the 49 project management processes that aredefined in the PMBOK (Project Management Body Of Knowledge) Guide. Theseprocesses are mapped across 10 knowledge areas and 5 process groups.
    The latest edition of the PMBOK (Project Management Body ofKnowledge) guide, which is the 6th edition, was released on September 2017. Itnow contains 5 process groups and 10 knowledge areas, across which 49 projectmanagement processes are mapped. The PMP curriculum must cover all theseknowledge areas in order to prepare you for the examination. We describe whatexactly the PMP certification syllabus includes below.

    PMP CourseOutline

    1. Introduction to PMP and Project Management Terminologies

    The PMP syllabusmust start with securing the basics of project management, introducingcandidates to topics like the definition of a project and project management,the relationship between portfolio management, program management, operationsmanagement, etc., and the PMBOK guide.
    2.    Organizational Influences and the ProjectLife Cycle

    Candidates willthen learn of the influence that an organization has on project management, andvarious other key topics like the Project Stakeholders, Project Governance, thecreation of and the importance of a Project Team, and the Project Life Cycle.
    3.    Project Management Processes

    Before moving tothe 49 processes, the PMP course syllabus will introduce candidates to the 10project management knowledge areas and 5 process groups at an overview level.
    4.    Project Integration Management

    This is the firstknowledge area in the PMP certification course content, and explains thecoordination of the different elements within a project. These elements includeproject activities, resources, schedules, stakeholders, etc.
    5.    Project Scope Management

    The project’sscope defines what exactly needs to be executed in the project, and thissection of the PMP certification syllabus teaches the various processes (likerequirements collection, WBS creation, scope control, etc.) involved inensuring the result is maintained within the defined scope.
    6.    Project Schedule Management

    Candidates aretaught the various processes involved in scheduling the various activities,deliverables, and milestones within a project, defining the relationshipbetween these elements, and estimating resource allocation and task durations.
    7.    Project Cost Management

    You will betaught the different processes involved in estimating, allocating, andcontrolling the project budget and individual activity and resource costs.
    8.    Project Quality Management

    This knowledgearea covers the different processes involved in defining the quality standardsand methods to test the quality and ensure the standards are met. You willlearn to plan quality management, perform quality assurance, and control endquality.
    9.    Project Resource Management

    You will learnthe different processes involved in planning resource management, estimatingresource requirements based on activities, and acquiring resources. Thisincludes steps to build, develop, manage, and control resource teams.
    10.  Project Communications Management

    This section ofthe PMP training course covers the various modes of communication that can beset up within a project for smooth operations.
    11.   Project Risk Management

    You will betaught the various processes involved in identifying risks, performing a riskanalysis, planning risk responses, implementing these responses, and monitoringrisks.
    12.  Project Procurement Management

    This knowledgearea involves processes related to the procurement of various resourceelements: workers, materials, and equipment.
    13.   Project Stakeholder management

    The last sectionof the course covers the final knowledge area and process related to themanagement of individuals who are impacted by the project, namely thestakeholders.

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