PMI® Authorized PMP® Exam Prep Fast Track (Virtual)

  • 5 DaysDuration
  • 3.5 CEUs / 35 PDUsCredits/Units
  • MDV169eCourse Code
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Course description

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)
  • A copy of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition

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.

Course 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: Creating a High-Performing Team
  • Build a Team
  • Define Team Ground Rules
  • Negotiate Project Agreements
  • Train Team Members and Stakeholders
  • Engage and Support Virtual Teams
  • Build Shared Understanding About a Project
Lesson 2: Starting the Project
  • Determine Appropriate Project Methodology/Methods and Practices
  • Plan and Manage Scope
  • Plan and Manage Budget and Resources
  • Plan and Manage Schedule
  • Plan and Manage Quality of Products and Deliverables
  • Integrate Project Planning Activities
  • Plan and Manage Procurement
  • Establish Project Governance Structure
  • Plan and Manage Project/Phase Closure
Lesson 3: Doing the Work
  • Assess and Manage Risks
  • Execute Project to Deliver Business Value
  • Manage Communications
  • Engage Stakeholders
  • Create Project Artifacts
  • Manage Project Changes
  • Manage Project Issues
  • Ensure Knowledge Transfer for Project Continuity
Lesson 4: Keeping the Team on Track
  • Lead a Team
  • Support Team Performance
  • Address and Remove Impediments, Obstacles, and Blockers
  • Manage Conflict
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders
  • Mentor Relevant Stakeholders
  • Apply Emotional Intelligence to Promote Team Performance
Lesson 5: Keeping the Business in Mind
  • Manage Compliance Requirements
  • Evaluate and Deliver Project Benefits and Value
  • Evaluate and Address Internal and External Business Environment Changes
  • Support Organizational Change
  • Employ Continuous Process Improvement

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