Project Management Certification
                                  Are you READY?
                                    Summ...
COURSE OVERVIEW
PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS AND PMP CERTIFICATION PREP

Project Management Essentials and PMP Certificat...
Recommended Attendees
The course will benefit all project managers, team leads, team members, functional
managers, and oth...
PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS AND PMP CERTIFICATION PREP

I.     Introduction to PMP and CAPM Certifications
       A. Pre...
E. Scope Verification
      F. Scope Control
      G. Practice Quiz – Scope Management
VI.   Time Management
      A. Acti...
C. Information Distribution
      D. Performance reporting
      E. Manage Stakeholders
      F. Practice Quiz – Communica...
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Project Management Certification Are you READY? Summer 2008

  1. 1. Project Management Certification Are you READY? Summer 2008 Project Management Essentials and PMP Certification Prep Project Management Essentials and PMP Exam Prep is a five-day, instructor-led, training program that provides a solid foundation in the concepts, tools and techniques of formal project ® management while preparing students for Project Management Professional (PMP ) certification. Introductory in nature, this course is extremely comprehensive, covering the core competencies associated with effective and efficient project management practice. Participants not only acquire technique-based proficiencies, but also explore and practice essential people skills and teamwork using a case study. The concepts and methods learned are immediately usable in the workplace, leading to a greater retention of newly acquired skills, measurable project improvements, and the achievement of desired project results. Infused throughout the program, students learn and practice key PMP exam prep concepts in each of the process and knowledge areas. Participants Will Receive: ® PMP -certified instruction ® PMI Registered Education Provider (REP) course content Comprehensive Student Guide Workbook including Course Case Study and Templates Standard Project Management Templates in Electronic Format Certificate of Participation 35 PDU’s / Contact Hours in project management education Who Should Attend: Those who want to possess basic project management skills and concepts and sit the PMP exam Recommended Prerequisites: None necessary For more information call: Cindy Kane (336) 334-4822 ext. 2919 clkane@gtcc.edu or visit http://www.gtcc.edu Students should investigate PMP application requirements prior to enrolling. See http://www.pmi.org for more details. ALL STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN THIS COURSE AND SAT FOR THE PMI PMP EXAM HAVE PASSED 100% PASS RATE!!!!!! 35 hrs……………………………………………………………………………………… $1795.00 Course Code: ITX 7064-201 Wendover Campus, CEC, Room 225 Monday-Friday July 14 – July 18 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  2. 2. COURSE OVERVIEW PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS AND PMP CERTIFICATION PREP Project Management Essentials and PMP Certification Prep is a five-day, instructor- led, training program that provides a solid foundation in the concepts, tools and techniques of formal project management while preparing students for Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification. Introductory in nature, this course is extremely comprehensive, covering the core competencies associated with effective and efficient project management practice. Participants not only acquire technique-based proficiencies, but also explore and practice essential people skills and teamwork using a case study. The concepts and methods learned are immediately usable in the workplace, leading to a greater retention of newly acquired skills, measurable project improvements, and the achievement of desired project results. Infused throughout the program, students learn and practice key PMP certification prep concepts in each of the process and knowledge areas. The course covers all project management life-cycle processes including: project initiation, planning, executing, monitoring and control, and closing. Topics areas include: • Project Management Terminology • Project Organizations • Stakeholder Management • Project Charter • Triple Constraint Model • Project Requirements • Scope Definition and • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Decomposition • Activity Definition and • Time and Schedule Estimating Sequencing • Schedule Development • Critical Path Method • Cost Estimating and Control • Earned Value Analysis • Team Roles and Responsibilities • Resource Allocation and Loading • Project Risk Planning • Risk Assessment • Risk Response Planning • Contingency Planning and Control • Change Leadership and Control • Quality Planning and Control • Lessons Learned • The Final Report
  3. 3. Recommended Attendees The course will benefit all project managers, team leads, team members, functional managers, and other key project stakeholders in any industry. Participants Will Receive PMP®-certified instruction PMI® Registered Education Provider (REP) course content Comprehensive Student Guide Workbook Including Course Case Study and Templates Standard Project Management Templates in Electronic Format Certificate of Participation 35 PDUs / Contact Hours in project management education Recommended Prerequisites ∞ None necessary What Previous Attendees Have Said: “A lively class environment where discussion was encouraged. I learned a lot.” “Real-life examples helped… I can apply this to my projects immediately.” “The instructor was one of the best ones I’ve ever had. He made learning fun and kept our attention throughout the class. It was a great class.” What Previous Attendees Have Said: “Highly recommended preparation course. It helped me pass on my first attempt.” “This course allowed me to optimize my study and preparation time.” “The study tools, techniques, and recurring themes were a great aide in my preparation. I am confident and optimistic that I am ready for the exam!” All instructors are certified Project Management Professionals (PMP®) with many years of hands-on project leadership experience in a multitude of industries. For more information call: Cindy Kane (336) 334-4822 ext. 2919 clkane@gtcc.edu or visit http://www.gtcc.edu Students should investigate PMP application requirements prior to enrolling. See http://www.pmi.org for more details.
  4. 4. PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS AND PMP CERTIFICATION PREP I. Introduction to PMP and CAPM Certifications A. Preliminary Assessment (Practice Test) B. Application Requirements C. Exam Fee Structure D. Exam Specifications and Requirements E. Continuing Certification Requirements F. Exam Overview II. Project Management Essentials A. Basic Terms and Definitions B. Triple Constraint Model C. Stakeholder Analysis D. Project Organizations i. Functional ii. Projectized iii. Matrix E. Team Exercise: Portfolio Review and Project Selection III. Project Management Knowledge Areas & Processes A. PM Guide Layout B. Life-Cycle Process Groups (5) C. Project Management Processes (44) D. Project Management Knowledge Areas (9) E. Team Exercise: Stakeholder Identification & Analysis F. Practice Quiz – Project Management Foundation IV. Integration Management A. Develop Project Charter B. Team Exercise: Develop Project Charter C. Develop Preliminary Project Scope Statement D. Develop Project Management Plan E. Direct and Manage Project Execution F. Monitor and Control Project Work G. Integrated Change Control H. Close Project I. Practice Quiz – Integration Management V. Scope Management A. Scope Planning B. Scope Definition C. Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) D. Team Exercise: WBS
  5. 5. E. Scope Verification F. Scope Control G. Practice Quiz – Scope Management VI. Time Management A. Activity Definition B. Activity Sequencing C. Team Exercise: Activity Definition & Sequencing D. Activity Resource Estimating E. Activity Duration Estimating F. Team Exercise: Activity Duration Estimating G. Schedule Development H. Team Exercise: Network Diagramming & Critical Path I. Schedule Control J. Network Diagramming i. Diagramming Methods (ADM, PDM) ii. Network Diagram Exercises K. Practice Quiz – Time Management VII. Cost Management A. Cost Estimating B. Cost Budgeting C. Team Exercise: Cost Planning D. Cost Control E. Earned Value Analysis i. Example Calculation ii. Practice Exercises F. Practice Quiz – Cost Management VIII. Quality Management A. Quality Planning B. Perform Quality Assurance C. Perform Quality Control D. Team Exercise: Root Cause Analysis E. Practice Quiz – Quality Management IX. Human Resource Management A. Human Resource Planning B. Acquire Project Team C. Develop Project Team D. Manager Project Team E. Practice Quiz – Human Resources Management X. Communications Management A. Communications Planning B. Team Exercise: Communications Management Plan
  6. 6. C. Information Distribution D. Performance reporting E. Manage Stakeholders F. Practice Quiz – Communications Management XI. Risk Management A. Risk Management Planning B. Risk Identification C. Qualitative Risk Analysis D. Quantitative Risk Analysis E. Risk Response Planning F. Risk Monitoring and Control G. Team Exercise: Risk Assessment & Response Planning H. Practice Quiz – Risk Management XII. Project Procurement Management A. Plan Purchases and Acquisitions B. Plan Contracting C. Request Seller Responses D. Select Sellers E. Contract Administration F. Contract Closure G. Practice Quiz – Procurement Management XIII. Professional and Social Responsibility A. Code of Professional Conduct B. PMP Professional Role Delineation C. Practice Quiz – Professional and Social Responsibility XIV. Conclusion A. Course Review and Summary B. Course Evaluations C. Simulation Exam

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