PMP Project Management Certification

PMBOK Training Course
Overview
Studies indicate that only one-quarter of all projects world-wide succeed in achieving quality, cost and schedule objectives.  With the ever increasing pressure to manage costs and an equally aggressive market space for quality products delivered to scheduled dates; the need for certified project managers is increasing. The Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the most widely recognised certification available to Project Managers worldwide. This course will deliver the material required using lessons and workshops. Learners will utilize the knowledge to complete case studies and test proven tools and techniques of Project Management.

Prerequisites:
The syllabus is designed based on the experience level of the participants. However, it may be of particular benefit to those who currently work in Project Management and are now looking to expand and enhance their skill set to deal with existing or more challenging projects.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course; the participant will

  • Apply proven Project Management methodologies to their work
  • Be competent in utilizing Project Management best practices as outlined in PM body of knowledge (PMBOK®)
  • Identify the areas of Project Management they need work experience in
  • Be prepared to take the follow-on PMP® exam preparation course

Who should attend?

  • Those currently working in Project Management who wish to enhance and expand their professional competency
  • People who want to be PMP® certified Project Managers and apply best practices, tools and techniques to their projects
  • Project, Program, Portfolio and Section Managers who are preparing to take the PMP® Exam

 

 

Programme Content

  • Project Management Process Groups
    • Initiating processes
    • Planning processes
    • Controlling processes
    • Executing processes
    • Closing processes

  • Project Integration Management
    • Develop project charter
    • Develop preliminary project scope statement
    • Develop project management plan
    • Direct and manage project execution
    • Monitor and control project work
    • Integrated change control
    • Close project

  • Project Scope Management
    • Scope planning
    • Scope definition
    • Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
    • Scope Verification
    • Scope control

  • Project Quality Management
    • Quality planning
    • Perform quality assurance (QA)
    • Perform quality control (QC)

  • Project Time Management
    • Activity definition
    • Activity sequencing
    • Activity resource estimating
    • Activity duration estimating
    • Schedule development
    • Schedule control

  • Project Cost Management
    • Cost estimating
    • Cost budgeting
    • Cost control
    • Earned value

  • Project Risk Management
    • Planning
    • Identification
    • Qualitative analysis
    • Quantitative analysis
    • Response planning
    • Risk monitoring and control

  • Project Human Resource Management
    • Human resource planning
    • Acquire project team
    • Develop project team
    • Manage project team

  • Project Procurement Management
    • Plan purchases and acquisitions
    • Plan contracting
    • Request seller responses
    • Select sellers
    • Contract administration
    • Contract closure

  • Project Communications Management
    • Communications planning
    • Information distribution
    • Performance reporting
    • Manage stakeholders

  • Professional Responsibility/ Ethics
    • Ensuring individual integrity and professionalism
    • Contributing to the project management knowledge base
    • Enhancing individual competence
    • Balancing stakeholders’ interests

Class Length: 4 days
It is recommended that the course be delivered over an extended time period e.g. 1-2 days per week or month with participants completing case studies between classes.
This course can be combined with the PMP® exam preparation course to form a 6 day program. The combined program also covers

  • Exam application and maintaining certification status
  • Specific focus on exam problem areas
  • Extensive use of exam simulator
  • Access to exam simulator for 2 months after course completion