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Preparation for Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Course content

Why Attend
The overall aim of this course is to prepare participants for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through discussing the exam requirements and analyzing its questions format. Additionally, participants will get the opportunity to practice many similar exam questions. The course also aims at assisting participants in employing the project life cycle through an in-depth description of the five process groups and ten knowledge areas related to project management.
Course Methodology
The course uses a mix of interactive techniques such as group exercises, brief presentations by the consultant and the participants, practicing exam questions and simulations.
Course Objectives
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Review the PMP exam requirements and application process
  • Define several key terms and recognize the relationship among portfolio, program and project management
  • Describe how organizational influences affect the methods used for managing projects
  • Identify the integration of various processes and project management activities
  • Breakdown the project scope to include all required project work
  • Compute activities durations required to complete the project
  • Estimate activity costs and project budgets
  • Outline the project quality policies and objectives
  • Assemble the project team and manage its performance
  • Create and properly communicate project information
  • Develop a project risk management plan and examine project risks
  • Plan the procurement steps to acquire products and services needed from outside the project team
  • Analyze stakeholder expectations and their impact on the project
Target Audience
Project managers, members of project offices, project sponsors, functional managers, senior management and individuals interested in PMP certification. This course is worth 35 PDUs.
Target Competencies
Managing projects
Initiating projects
Planning projects
Executing projects
Controlling projects
Closing projects
Course Outline
PMP credential overview
The Project Management Institute (PMI)
Credential overview
Exam overview
Application process
Questions format
PMP introduction
The PMBOK guide
Project managers areas of concern
Portfolios, programs and projects
Project definition
Organizational influences and project life cycle
Organizational types
Managing project constraints
Process groups
Knowledge areas
Integration management
Developing the project charter
Developing the project management plan
Directing and managing project work
Monitoring and controlling project work
Performing integrated change control
Closing the project or phase
Scope management
Planning scope management
Collecting requirements
Defining the scope
Creating the WBS
Validating the scope
Controlling the scope
Time management
Planning schedule management
Defining activities
Sequencing activities
Estimating activity resources
Estimating activity durations
Developing the schedule
Controlling the schedule
Cost management
Planning cost management
Estimating costs
Determining the budget
Controlling costs
Quality management
Planning quality management
Performing quality assurance
Controlling quality
Human resources management
Planning human resources management
Acquiring the project team

More Details

English, Other Languages Available On Request

2 – 5 Participants

Deadline for registration is 10 days prior to the course start date. Those who wish to register after the deadline should email us directly at info@informatech.co.uk to check availability.

An Informatech Certificate will be issued to all participants on completion of this course.
In addition you will receive a certificate confirming the number of CPD hours achieved for this course.