PMP Certification

Course Description

Professionally Certified Project Managers are a benchmark for excellence in terms of performance and productivity in their profession and also bring a repeatable, consistent quality to the projects they manage. Certification gives project managers a competitive edge in job opportunities, promotions and they also retain higher salaries than those without certification. This course is geared towards achieving PMP certification.
4 days
€1295.00

Dates for 2020

Cork:

17th, 18th, 24th, 25th February 2020

29th, 30th April, 6th, 7th May 2020

Dublin:

25th, 26th March, 1st, 2nd April 2020

Prerequisites

This Project Management Professional training course is aimed at experienced Project Managers. If you meet any one of the following, then this (PMP® preparation) course is the perfect choice for your path to Project Management Professional Certification with the PMI®.

3 + years Industry experience of involvement in Project
Experienced Project Managers with no formal PM qualifications
Project Managers looking for professional PM Certification
Professionals from a Construction, Information Technology, pharmaceutical, medical devices, Engineering or Service Industry etc. who are seeking to expand or develop their career into Project Management

Learning Objectives:

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Apply PMI recognised project management tools, techniques and methods for during the 5 process groups of planning, execution and monitoring and controlling and closing
Comprehend and appreciate PMI® methodologies and definitions
Demonstrate project management skills at a professional level
Appreciate and manage the Triple constraints of Time, Cost & Quality with respect to project performance
Exhibit the essential skills necessary for project managers
Evaluate the importance of effective management of the project life cycle
Apply methods, tools and techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects and for managing risk
Demonstrate the core project management competencies
Satisfy the 35 hour formal project management training requirement for PMI®s PMP® professional certification.
Be comfortable with the examination format and typical question styles
Pass the PMP® exam

Day 1

Introduction:

Welcome & Introductions
The project life cycle
Key stakeholders
Exercise: Review of well-known project failures
PMI® requirements of candidates
The PMP application process
Exercise: Start experience calculation required for PMP application
Exam makeup & Format
Question Types
Exercise: Identification of areas of weakness & analysis

Project Integration Management:

Develop project charter
Exercise: Create Project Charter
Develop project management plan
Direct and manage project execution
Monitor and control project work
Perform Integrated change control
Close project
20 Question Exam Project Scope Management
Collect Requirements
Define Scope
Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Exercise: WBS
Verify Scope
Control Scope
20 Question Exam

Day 2

Project Time Management:

Define Activities
Sequence Activities
Exercise: Critical Path
Estimate Activity Resource
Estimate Activity Duration
Exercise: Estimation
Develop Schedule
Exercise: Crashing and Fast Tracking of schedules
Control Schedule
20 Question Exam Project Cost Project Cost Management
Estimate Costs
Determine Budget
Control Costs
Exercises: Earned value
20 Question Exam

Project Quality Management:

Plan Quality
Exercise: Quality Planning
Perform quality assurance (QA)
Perform quality control (QC)
Exercise: Quality Assurance & Control
20 Question Exam

Day 3

Project Risk Management:

Plan Risk Management
Identify Risks
Exercise: Risk Identification
Qualitative Risk Analysis
Exercise: Qualitative Risk Analysis
Quantitative Risk Analysis
Plan Risk Responses
Exercise: Risk Response Planning
Monitor & Control Risks
20 Question Exam

Project Communications Management:

Identify Stakeholders
Plan Communications
Exercise: Communication Planning
Distribute Information
Manage stakeholders
Report Performance
Exercise: Project Progress Report
20 Question Exam

Project Human Resource Management:

Develop HR Plan
Acquire project team
Develop project team
Manage project team
Exercise: Managing teams
20 Question Exam

Day 4

Project Procurement Management:

Plan procurements
Exercise: Contract Types calculations
Conduct procurements
Administer procurements
Close Procurements
20 Question Exam

Project Professional Responsibility/Ethics:

Ensuring individual integrity and professionalism
Contributing to the project management knowledge base
Enhancing individual competence
Balancing stakeholders interests
10 Question Exam

Review:

Recap/Q&A session
Plan from here to certification exam
Close

Key Deliverables

The course will:

Provide assistance with the PMI® membership, PMP® Exam registration, PMP® Application form preparation and credential application procedure.
Provide 30 hours of accredited project management training required by PMI® prior to the PMP® application process.
Modules covering all exam material, broken up similarly to the PMIs Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
Provide 20 PMP® questions after each section to confirm participants understanding of subject matter
Email and Phone support as necessary from PMP® certified tutor until PMP® Certification is achieved
Provide a framework of to enable trainees to obtain the PMI® specific understanding required to pass the examination.
Provide access to our 800 PMP® Exam questions in the PMP® Exam Simulator
Provide one-on-one feedback regarding performance in each knowledge area to allow trainees to focus on areas requiring improvement.

Course Completion

Following successful completion of the separate Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam, the award of PMP® will be awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

Eligibility for PMP Credential

Candidates for the PMP exam must satisfy the Project Management Institute's eligibility requirements. These are:

35 contact hours of formal training. Attending this PMP exam preparation course will satisfy this requirement.

Practical experience in project management.

If you have a bachelor's degree, you need 3 years (36 months) experience built up over the last eight years

If you do not have a bachelor's degree, you need 5 years (60 months) experience built up over the last eight years.

However, if you do not meet the eligibility criteria, the course content will still be of benefit to practicing project managers. If your goal is to achieve a recognized accreditation, we can provide you with the necessary support to sit the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam, which is based on the same material.

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