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35 Hour Project Management Professional (PMP)® Boot Camp
About course

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is recognized as a measure of competency for project management. This 35-hour virtual course will teach you how to successfully implement the principles and best practices of project management in your project environment, while preparing for PMI’s current version of its Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam before it changes on January 2, 2021 . Important interpersonal skills needed by effective project managers, such as leadership and communication, are also covered. This course emphasizes all process groups and knowledge areas from the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition and meets PMI’s educational requirement for taking the PMP® exam. This comprehensive course consists of 31 one-hour knowledge review sessions with a 10-question review test at the end of each session, resulting in more than 300 practice questions. The end of the course includes a 200-question practice exam, and a debrief session that provides the rationale behind both correct and incorrect answers. Successfully completing this course will provide you with the knowledge and techniques needed to obtain PMP® certification, along with best practices that can be applied to your projects.

This course will be delivered over two consecutive weeks, Monday through Friday, in ten virtual live instructor-led online sessions held from 8:30 am – 12:00pm ET leveraging our GoToTraining platform. Upon registration, you will receive information by email on accessing the online training platform and receiving the course materials.                                                                                                                

Who should attend

Because this course emphasizes all PMI knowledge areas and process groups of the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition, it will benefit anyone studying for the PMP® examination, as well as anyone seeking a basic understanding of project management best practices.

Course features

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of all knowledge areas and process groups as outlined in the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition
  • Know the process and requirements for PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification
  • Recognize your strengths and weaknesses in each knowledge area and process group through the use of review tests
  • Understand the answers to practice exam questions
  • Develop a personalized strategy for obtaining the PMP® certification
Course outline

Session 1-2

  • PMP® Exam Overview
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Projects Environment
  • Project Life Cycle Models
  • Project Management Processes & Knowledge Areas
  • Role of the Project Manager
  • Interpersonal Skills for Project Managers

Session 3-4

  • Launching a Project
  • Dealing with Project Stakeholders
  • Determining Project Requirements
  • Defining the Project Scope
  • Defining & Sequencing Project Activities
  • Estimating Duration & Resources
  • Developing the Project Schedule

Session 5-6

  • Controlling the Project Schedule
  • Estimating & Budgeting Costs
  • Controlling Cost with Earned Value
  • Project Quality Processes
  • Key Quality Tools
  • Resource Management Processes
  • Motivational Theories

Session 7-8

  • Communications Processes
  • Effective Project Communications
  • Identify Project Risks
  • Analyze Project Risks
  • Plan, Implement & Monitor Risks
  • Procurement Processes
  • Contract Types & Terminology

Session 9-10

  • Pulling the Project Plan Together
  • Managing & Controlling Project Work
  • Closing the Project
  • 200 Question PMP Practice Exam
  • Review of Practice Exam
Course information
Duration: 35 hours
Earn: 35 PDUs
Delivery Method: Virtual Instructor-Led
Knowledge areas addressed

This program addresses all knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition