Mastering Project Management with Project Management Professional PMP Prep

Mastering Project Management with Project Management Professional PMP Prep

Center for Continuing Professional Development

In this program, you’ll gain a better understanding of how to apply project management concepts and any variations between them. You will learn more advanced project management tasks, such as how to select projects and develop strategies for them, how to create a complex schedule model, and how to identify and assess any risks in the project. You’ll learn about statusing and forecasting, in addition to project recovery concepts, and project termination.

This program meets or exceeds the educational requirements for those interested in the Project Management Professional PMP® certification. Students who are interested in earning the PMP® credential must schedule and pay for testing on their own after program completion.

This program/course is a good choice for those looking for project management experience and those aspiring to obtain a PMP® credential. It's also an excellent choice for existing credential holders looking for an approved activity for PDUs. At the end of this course, you'll receive a certificate indicating your completion of PDUs equal to the number of hours of this course.

Please visit www.pmi.org to learn more about PMI® credentials and certifications and how they may fit into your continuing education and professional development plans.

 

# of Hours 150
Format Distance education - online 

Prerequisites
Students enrolled in this program should have at least two years’ experience managing projects or complete the Essentials of Project Management program. 
Audience

Objectives

You will learn how to do the following tasks as they relate to Project Management:

  • Understand project proposals, definitions and selections
  • Manage robust planning components and the Project Management Plan
  • Fulfill project manager’s role during the project’s execution phase
  • Evaluate project performance and determine project health
  • Assess project recovery alternatives and develop recovery plan
  • Manage project closure and transitioning process
  • Meet or exceed the educational pre-requisites for the PMP® certification
Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Project Justification
  3. Project Strategy
  4. Project Definition
  5. Activity Definition
  6. Activity Estimating
  7. Quality
  8. Estimating Resources
  9. Schedule Development
  10. Procurement Planning
  11. Risk Management
  12. Budgeting & Baseline
  13. Understanding Stakeholders
  14. Begin Project Execution
  15. Statusing & Forecasting
  16. Project Recovery
  17. Project & Phase Closing
  18. PMP® Certification Overview
  19. Final Exam
Abstract

Requirements

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection, e-mail account, Microsoft Word (for assignment submissions), and Windows Media Player (which is available as a free download). We recommend that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers.

Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program. 

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ed2go will provide the required textbooks for this program:

  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • PMP® Exam Prep