PMP® Prep Fast Track


Course Code: MDP169D
Duration: 5 Days
Credits: 4 CEU/40 PDU
Fee: $1,995

Packed with exercises, practice exams and study aids, this course is designed specifically to help you prepare to pass the PMP® Exam. A range of project management resources and study aids are provided for use in class, in the workplace and in preparation for the PMP® Exam. All of the course components are provided to course participants via our new PMP® Prep Fast Track Portal!

This course is also for project managers and project leaders looking to improve their daily practice by adopting the best practices from the PMBOK® Guide.

Class Materials

  • A comprehensive PMP® Prep Fast Track Participant Guide
  • Engaging exercises and case studies
  • Team challenge handouts
  • Useful templates

Study Aids

  • Tons of Exam Tips for every Knowledge Area
  • 10 Knowledge Area Memory Maps
  • A Quick Reference Card for formulas and acronyms
  • 90-day unlimited, online access to PMP Practice Exams (1300+ questions)

PMI Publications

A hard copy of the PMBOK® Guide — Sixth Edition is provided to program participants. Additional PMI publications that provide important details about the PMP® Credential and Exam are available to download from PMI's website.


Course Description

As each of the 10 project management Knowledge Areas in the PMBOK® Guide are presented, you will learn professional standards (processes, inputs, tools and techniques, outputs), as well as the practical benefits of using those standards to keep cost, schedule, scope and other critical project factors under control throughout the project life cycle.

The course is taught by seasoned project management professionals, while providing opportunities for you to work with your peers in teams to apply project management concepts and techniques to a case study.

What you will achieve

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the ten project management Knowledge Areas and the five Process Groups.
  • Describe key project management definitions, concepts, and processes.
  • Use terms from the PMBOK® Guide as part of a common vocabulary for applying project management concepts.
  • Integrate various processes and project management activities within the project management Process Groups.
  • Identify and analyze project stakeholders.
  • Define the scope of a project.
  • Describe how to develop and manage a project schedule.
  • Describe tools and techniques for effective monitoring and control of project costs.
  • Describe the importance of developing and utilizing a quality plan and managing a project for quality.
  • Explain how to manage conflict on a project team and among stakeholders.
  • Identify and resolve common communications issues.
  • Develop and maintain a risk management plan and a risk response plan.
  • Describe common types of contracts and procurement documents.


Course Outline

Day 1

  • Course Introduction
    • PMP® Exam Overview
    • PMI® Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    • Practice Exam 1
  • Module 1: Project Management Concepts
    • Foundational Concepts and Standards
    • Project Management Framework Knowledge Check
  • Module 2: Project Integration Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Case Study Exercise
    • Project Integration Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
    • Practice Exam 2

Day 2

  • Module 3: Project Stakeholder Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Case Study Exercise
    • Project Stakeholder Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
  • Module 4: Project Scope Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Case Study Exercises
    • Project Scope Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
  • Module 5: Project Schedule Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Case Study Exercises
    • Practice Exam 3

Day 3

  • Module 5: Project Schedule Management (cont.)
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Case Study Exercise
    • Project Schedule Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
  • Module 6: Project Cost Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Earned Value Methods Exercise
    • Earned Value Exam Practice
    • Project Cost Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
  • Module 7: Project Quality Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Project Quality Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
  • Module 8: Project Resource Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Project Resource Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
    • Practice Exam 4

Day 4

  • Module 9: Project Communications Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Case Study Exercise
    • Project Communications Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
  • Module 10: Project Risk Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Case Study Exercises
    • Project Risk Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
  • Module 11: Project Procurement Management
    • Concepts and Techniques
    • Contract Incentive Fee Computation Exercise
    • Project Procurement Management Knowledge Check
    • Team Challenge
    • Practice Exam 5

Day 5

  • Module 12: PMP® Exam Preparation
    • Knowledge Area Review
    • Key Terms, Acronyms, and Formula Practice Session
    • Exam Taking Tips
    • Practice Exams 6 & 7
  • Course Wrap-up

Course Schedule
Location Date Fee  
Burlington, MA Dec 3–7 $1,995

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