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Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Examination Preparation
About course

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certifications are recognized as measures of competency for project management. This two-day course helps prepare candidates for these exams by providing an extensive review of the subject matter tested on PMI’s current version of the PMP and CAPM examinations now available through December 31, 2020. The course covers A Guide to The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition, including the five project management process groups and 10 project management knowledge areas.

By participating in this course, attendees will improve their test-taking skills through completion of a 200-question practice exam taken during the course, and by discussing the rationale behind both correct and incorrect answers. The course is specifically designed to maximize the probability that you will succeed in passing the examination the first time. Included with your registration is a course manual and answers manual, including an additional 200 sample examination questions (and answers), as well as access to the PMCentersUSA On Demand 35-hour PMP® Boot Camp course for self-study.

Please note:  The Spring 2020 offering of this public course is being held from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm ET via a live, virtual instructor-led delivery platform. For questions, please call PMCentersUSA at 888-762-3683.

Who should attend

All individuals who plan to take the PMI® PMP® or CAPM® examination before December 31, 2020 should attend this course.­

Course features

This course emphasizes the five process groups and 10 knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide 6th edition which serves as the basis for the PMP®  and CAPM®  examinations.  Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the project management principles and concepts which form the basis of the project management body of knowledge
  • Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in each knowledge area and process group
  • Explain the correct answers to sample exam questions
  • Develop a personalized strategy for passing the PMP®  or CAPM®  Exam
Course outline

Introduction and PMP® Program Overview

  • Applying for and Taking the Exam
  • Getting Ready for the Exam
  • Taking the Test
  • Professional Responsibility

Project Management Framework

  • Introduction to the PMBOKâ Guide, 6th edition
  • The Project Environment
  • Organizational Influences and Project Life Cycle
  • Project Management Knowledge Areas and Processes
  • The Role of the Project Manager

Project Integration Management

  • Project Charter and Project Plan
  • Managing, Monitoring & Controlling Project Work
  • Integrated Change Control

Project Scope Management

  • Developing Project Requirements
  • Creating the Work Breakdown Structure

Project Schedule Management

  • Defining & Sequencing Activities
  • Estimating Resources & Duration
  • Developing the Project Schedules
  • Analyzing the Critical Path and Float

Project Cost Management

  • Estimating, Pricing and Budgeting
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Financial Analysis

Project Quality Management

  • Role of Quality on Projects
  • Basic Tools for Managing & Controlling Quality

Project Resource Management

  • Developing the Project Team
  • Motivation Theories
  • Managing Project Conflicts

Project Communication Management

  • Communications Process
  • Reporting Performance and Lessons Learned
  • Effective Communications Techniques

Project Risk Management

  • Risk Identification Techniques
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Planning & Implementing Risk Responses

Project Procurement Management

  • Contract Types
  • Selecting & Managing Contractors

Project Stakeholder Management

  • Identifying & Analyzing Project Stakeholders
  • Managing & Monitoring Stakeholder Engagement
Course information
Duration: 14 hours
Earn: 14 PDUs
Delivery Method: Virtual Instructor-Led
Knowledge areas addressed

This course addresses all knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition.