1. For the individual student: Describe the concrete immediate and long term payoffs for taking your course in terms of monetary compensation and career advancement.
Improve your earnings potential
PMP-certified project managers report higher median salaries (25% higher) than those without a PMP certification. (PMI® 2017)
Prepare yourself for taking on larger, more varied, more complex projects. Increase your value in this age of greater labor uncertainty.
Advance your career
Learn the breadth of project management responsibilities, processes, and tools & techniques to make your project teams, and therefore yourself, more successful.
Demonstrate to your employer, and others, your commitment to growing your skills and effectiveness as a project manager.
Prepare for the exam and become a professional
This course is a great start in your preparation, covering the breadth of topics expected on the PMP exam.
Pass the exam, and you become a member of an elite, internationally-recognized group of 800,000 Project Managers worldwide.
2. For Companies who send their employees: How will your course make the employees they send more productive at work and a more effective team member?
Improve the project manager’s knowledge
PMI and the PMP certification emphasize the need for project managers to develop technical project management, leadership, and strategic/business management skills.
PMs will bring new, proven management processes and skills to the organizatio.n
This PMP certification exam preparation course covers the breadth of generally recognized good practices for managing projects across industries.
Develop a commitment to continuous improvement in project management effectiveness
PMs stay up-to-date on the latest trends and concepts in project management through continuing education requirements.
PMP certification creates a professional community of PMs in the org., promoting the sharing of ideas, skills and problem-solving.
Investing in people is one of the best ways to retain top performers.
Increase the value delivered by your project managers and project teams
When more than one-third of their project managers are PMP-certified, organizations complete more of their projects on time, on budget and meeting original goals. (PMI, 2015)
Attendees will return from this course with the knowledge and skills to be more effective individuals and team members.
PMP-certified project managers increase client confidence and set you apart from your competition.
Gain the knowledge, strategies and confidence needed to pass the PMP® Exam.
PMP® - those three letters can set you and your company apart from the competition. More and more, organizations worldwide are turning to the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification as evidence of project management excellence. Surveys show PMP certified project managers experience greater than average earning and hiring preferences around the world.
This course is specifically designed to assist project managers and team leaders master the PMBOK® Guide’s content and pass the PMP certification exam.
Candidates for the exam must have at least 35 hours of project management classroom and/or eLearning experience. This four-day program, including the after-class practice tests, will fulfill that requirement. For those with a Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 4,500 hours of relevant project leadership experience over at least 36 months in the previous 8 years is required. For those without a Bachelor’s degree 7,500 hours of project leadership experience is required.
Those without the required hours of project leadership experience may consider PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) credential. This course is effective preparation for that examination as well.
For more information on the PMP and CAPM certifications go to www.pmi.org
Provide a chronological framework for understanding the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Sixth Edition.
Identify the most generally accepted practices within the discipline of project management.
Reveal tips for preparing for and taking the exam.
Prepare students for passing the PMP Certification Examination.
No textbooks are required. All course materials will be provided by Instructor in class. After the course, it is recommended to acquire a copy of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Sixth Edition published by PMI as a study aid. Methods to obtain a copy are discussed in class.
This course offers a certificate based on attendance and participation. The PMP® Examination is administered separately by PMI.
• Introduction to the PMP Exam
• Definitions and Terminology
• The Project Life Cycle
• PM Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
• Project Business Documents
• Project Organization
• The Role of the Project Manager
• Developing the Project Charter
• Identifying Stakeholders
Project Planning Processes
• Developing the Project Management Plan
• Planning Scope Management
• Collecting the Requirements
• Defining Project Scope
• Creating the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)