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Private - 35-Hour Project Management Professional (PMP)® Boot Camp (5 Days)
About course

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is recognized as a measure of competency for project management. This 35-hour onsite 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 Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. 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 last day 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.

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

Day 1

  • 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

Day 2

  • 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

Day 3

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

Day 4

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

Day 5

  • 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: Traditional Classroom
Knowledge areas addressed

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