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Course Description

This online course provides experienced project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. This credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often a requirement for jobs in the field. This comprehensive course uses learning activities, practice exams and assignments to help students prepare for and successfully complete the PMP exam.
 

Course Outline

Lesson One: Introduction to Project Management and the PMBOK Guide

Lesson Two: Organizational Influences and Project Life Cycle

Lesson Three: Project Management Processes and Project Integration Management

Lesson Four: Project Scope Management

Lesson Five: Project Schedule Management

Lesson Six: Project Cost Management

Lesson Seven: Project Quality Management

Lesson Eight: Project Resource Management

Lesson Nine: Project Communications and Project Risk Management

Lesson Ten: Project Procurement Management

Lesson Eleven: Agile Practices Guide

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of project management, organizational project management maturity and the PMP® certification process.
  • Identify the nine knowledge areas of PMI’s Guide to the PMBOK® 6e.
  • Describe the project management process from Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, to Closing.
  • Identify the 49 key processes of project management and how they relate.
  • Describe projects and project management disciplines.
  • Identify the steps taken when initiating a project.
  • Describe how to plan project work.
  • Develop project schedules, cost estimates and budgets.
  • Explain how to plan project quality, staffing and communications.
  • Describe the process for monitoring and controlling project work, schedules, costs, quality, staffing and communications.
  • Explain how to monitor and control project risks and procurement tasks (e.g., contracts).
  • Explore the Agile Practices Guide for an introductory-level understanding of iterative approaches.
  • Demonstrate skill in selecting best approach (iterative or traditional) for a given project.

Notes

Participants will have 12 months to complete this self-paced online course.

Certification(s):

  • This course prepares the student to take the Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam..
  • To apply for the PMP, students will need to have either:
    • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree or global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education. 
      • OR 
    • A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience.
All necessary materials included.

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable and DSL internet connections recommended.

Hardware Requirements:

  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.

Software Requirements:

  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.

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  • Disable pop-up blocker.
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Section Title
Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Prep (Online)
Type
Discussion/Lecture
Dates
Jul 15, 2019 to Jun 30, 2020
Contact Hours
130.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $2,375.00