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PMP Certification Exam Preparation

Course Description

Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the project manager's most globally recognized and respected certification credential. To be eligible for the PMP® certification, one must first meet specific education, experience requirements and agree to adhere to a code of professional conduct. The final step in becoming a PMP® is passing a multiple-choice examination designed to objectively assess and measure the person's project management knowledge. The PMP® Prep course, will prepare and get the delegate ready for the PMP® cert Exam.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant will gain competencies in:

  • Understand PMBOK ’s five process groups, ten knowledge areas, and the area of professional and social responsibility
  • A complete understanding of what is required to pass the PMP certification exam
  • Tips and study methods to help prepare for the exam
  • Learn styles and types of questions found on the PMP exams and understand rationale for choosing answers
  • You will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to successfully manage projects.

Target Audience

  • Managers who wish to increase their general understanding of project management and those who wish to achieve a detailed understanding of PMI’s PMBOK in order to pass the PMP certification exam.
  • Project team members, project stakeholders, or project managers who require certification , a more detailed understanding of project management and want to advance their project management career.
  • Managers who lead and direct cross functional teams to deliver projects within the constraints of schedule, budget and scope.

Training Methodologies

  • Training conducted by highly experienced & PMP certified Professional trainers
  • PMP® Certification prep study guide
  • PMP® mock exam at the end of the course
  • PMI registration process related support including help in developing the PM experience documentation
  • PMBOK softcopy (included as part of your PMI membership)
  • Strategies for exam prep
  • Exercises and technique to increase memory recall

Course Pre-requisites

For the PMP exams, graduates/non-graduates should have 4500/7500 hours of Project Management experience(as a team member, manager or team leader) respectively.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Initiating a Project

  • Identify Project Management Processes 
  • Identify Professional and Social Responsibilities
  • Identify the Interpersonal Skills Required for a Project Manager
  • Create a Project Charter
  • Develop a Preliminary Project Scope Statement

Lesson 2: Planning Project Work 

  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Create a Scope Management Plan
  • Document Stakeholder Requirements
  • Create a Scope Statement
  • Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Lesson 3: Developing Project Schedules, Cost Estimates, and Budgets

  • Create an Activity List
  • Create a Project Network Diagram
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Identify the Critical Path
  • Develop a Project Schedule
  • Estimate Project Costs
  • Establish a Cost Baseline
  • Reconcile Funding and Costs

Lesson 4: Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications

  • Create a Quality Management Plan
  • Document Project Roles, Responsibilities, and Reporting Relationships
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Create a Communications Management Plan

Lesson 5: Analysing Risks and Planning Risk Response

  • Examine a Risk Management Plan
  • Identify Project Risks and Triggers
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Develop a Risk Response Plan

Lesson 6: Planning Project Procurement

  • Prepare a Contract Statement of Work
  • Prepare a Procurement Document

Lesson 7: Executing Project Work 

  • Direct and Manage Project Execution
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
  • Information Distribution
  • Obtain Seller Responses
  • Determine the Project Sellers

Lesson 8: Monitoring and Controlling Project Work

  • Monitor and Control Project Work Process
  • Develop an Integrated Change Control System 
  • Review Deliverables and Work Results
  • Control Project Scope

Lesson 9: Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Costs

  • Control the Project Schedule
  • Control Project Costs

Lesson 10: Monitoring and Controlling Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications

  • Perform Quality Control
  • Manage Project Team
  • Report Project Performance

Lesson 11: Monitoring and Controlling Project Risk and Contracts 

  • Monitor and Control Project Risk
  • Administer Project Procurements

Lesson 12: Closing the Project

  • Close a Project
  • Close a Contract or Project Phase

Course Duration

5 Days

Course Time

9am to 5pm

Course Fee


(Group Discount of 10% for 3 or more participants)

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