PMI PMP® Exam Prep Course (35 Hours)
About course

This 35-hour course, created by the Project Management Institute (PMI), is designed to prepare the exam candidate to take the updated Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam being offered as of January 2, 2021.  This revised exam material focuses on situational project management and the principles and philosophy of the profession. It is designed to focus the existing Project Management knowledge of the candidate and prepare them for the content they will encounter on the PMP® exam.

Who should attend

This course will benefit anyone considering taking the PMP® exam, and anyone in a supervisory position who wants to better understand the structure of this exam and the capabilities possessed by someone with this certification.

Course features

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the nature of the 2021 PMP® exam and PMP® certification
  • Appreciate the scope of knowledge covered by the exam
  • Prioritize study targets in preparation to write the exam
Course outline

Module 1: Creating a High-Performing Team

  • Build a Team
  • Define Team Ground Rules
  • Negotiate Project Agreements
  • Empower Team Members and Stakeholders
  • Engage and Support Virtual Teams
  • Build Shared Understanding About a Project

Module 2: Starting the Project

  • Determine Appropriate Project Methodology/Methods and Practices
  • Plan and Manage Scope
  • Plan and Manage Budget and Resources
  • Plan and Manage Schedule
  • Plan and Manage Quality of Products and Deliverables
  • Integrate Project Planning Activities
  • Plan and Manage Procurement
  • Establish Project Governance Structure
  • Plan and Manage Project Phase/Closure

Module 3: Doing the Work

  • Assess and Manage Risks
  • Execute Project to Deliver Business Value
  • Manage Communications
  • Engage Stakeholders
  • Create Project Artifacts
  • Manage Project Changes
  • Manage Project Issues
  • Ensure Knowledge Transfer for Project Continuity

Module 4: Keeping the Team on Track

  • Lead a Team
  • Support Team Performance
  • Address and Remove Impediments and Obstacles, and Blockers
  • Manage Conflict
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders
  • Mentor Relevant Stakeholders
  • Apply Emotional Intelligence to Promote Team Performance

Module 5: Keeping the Business in Mind

  • Manage Compliance Requirements
  • Evaluate and Deliver Project Benefits and Value
  • Evaluate and Address Internal and External Business Environment Changes
  • Support Organizational Change
  • Employ Continuous Process Improvement
Course information
Duration: 35 hours
Earn: 35 PDUs
Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom