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Project Management

PMI® Authorized PMP® Exam Prep

  • Virtual Instructor-led: 4-day

If you are taking this course, you probably have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on a career in professional project management. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management — both on the job and through professional certification — is becoming the standard to compete in today’s fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to successfully manage projects.

Project managers who have proven skills and experience can find exciting, high-visibility opportunities in a wide range of fields. This course is specifically designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management mastery on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession.

Along with access to the course, participants will receive:

  • Digital copy of the participant guide
  • Project manager checklist
  • Spotlight videos
  • Course exercise/activity files
  • Self-knowledge checks
  • Access to practice exams (1,200 question bank)
New 4-day Public Course

PMI® Authorized PMP® Exam Prep

October 21 ,22, 28, 31, 2024
8AM – 5PM ET

Tuition: $1995


Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience regardless of whether their formal job role is project manager, who are not certified professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop professionally by increasing your project management skills.
  • Apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management.
  • Obtain the knowledge and education credits needed to apply for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Business Environment
  • Foundation
  • Strategic Alignment
  • Project Benefits and Value
    • Evaluate and Deliver Project Benefits and Value
    • Execute Project with Urgency Required to Deliver Business Value
  • Organizational Culture and Change Management
    • Support Organizational Change
  • Project Governance
    • Establish Project Governance Structure
  • Project Compliance
    • Plan and Manage Project Compliance
Lesson 2: Start the Project
  • Identify and Engage Stakeholders
    • Collaborate with Stakeholders
    • Engage Stakeholders
    • Manage Communications
  • Team Formation
    • Empower Team Members and Stakeholders
    • Ensure Knowledge Transfer for Project Continuity
    • Engage and Support Virtual Teams
  • Build Shared Understanding
    • Lead a Team
    • Negotiate Project Agreements
    • Build Shared Understanding
    • Define Team Ground Rules
  • Decide Project Approach/Methodology
Lesson 3: Plan the Project
  • Planning Projects
  • Scope
    • Plan and Manage Scope
    • Plan and Manage Project/Phase Closure or Transition
  • Schedule
    • Plan and Manage Schedule
  • Resources
    • Build a Team
    • Plan and Manage Procurement (Resources)
  • Budget
    • Plan and Manage Budget and Resources
  • Risks
    • Assess and Manage Risks
  • Quality
    • Plan and Manage Quality of Deliverables
  • Integrate Plans
    • Integrate Project Planning Activities
    • Manage Project Changes
Lesson 4: Lead the Project Team
  • Craft Your Leadership Style
    • Lead a Project Team
    • Engage and Support Virtual Teams
  • Create a Collaborative Project Team Environment
  • Empower the Team
  • Support Team Member Performance
    • Support Team Performance
    • Promote Team Performance Through the Application of Emotional Intelligence
  • Communicate and Collaborate with Stakeholders
    • Manage Communications
    • Collaborate with Stakeholders
  • Train Team Members and Stakeholders
  • Manage Conflict
Lesson 5: Support Project Team Performance
  • Implement Ongoing Improvements — Continuous Improvement
  • Support Performance
  • Evaluate Project Progress
  • Manage Issues and Impediments
  • Manage Changes
Lesson 6: Close the Project/Phase
  • Project/Phase Closure
  • Benefits Realization
  • Knowledge Transfer

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Content Outline

MDV169e Course Code

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