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PMP Certification Course

£1855
06 11,2017 -  10 11,2017
09:30:00 -  17:00:00

Event description:

PMI® PMP® CREDENTIAL COURSE


(35 HOURS DELIVERED OVER 5-DAYS)

Parallel Project Training is a PMI Registered Education Provider. The PMP® credential from the Project Management institute is the most widely recognised globalproject management qualification. The PMP® credential demonstrates that you have the experience,education and competency to successfully lead and direct projects.

The PMP® not only evaluates your knowledge of the PMI® Body of Knowledge but also your boarderknowledge of project management and your ability to take critical decisions in difficult situation.

This 5-day certification course is designed to give you a full and deep understanding to the PMI®approach to project management and also ensure you are fully prepared to undertake the PMP® exam.Using active learning techniques such as process mapping and buzz groups and through considerationof realistic case studies we will bring the project management processes to life, whilst also providingplenty of opportunities to practice the format and style of questions which come up in the PMP®credential examination.

Research by the PMI® has demonstrated that the PMP® credential can have a significant impact on theearning potential of project managers.

Pre-requisites for PMP® Certification


The PMP® credential is designed for experienced project managers who are looking for recognitionof their competence to deliver projects. The PMI have specific pre-requisites based on the level ofacademic qualification and experience in project management.

Education Project Management Experience Project Management Training Contract Hours
A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent) 4,500 hours (about 3 years) of experience leading and directing projects. 35 hours as provided by this PMP® credential certification course
A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with 7,500 (about 5 years hours leading and directing projects) 35 hours as provided by the PMP® credential certification course


Full details are described in the PMI Certification Handbook.

PMP Certification Course Learning Objectives


At the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. Describe in detail the PMI approach to project management as described by the project management body of knowledge.
  2. Demonstrate how the PMI processes can be used to improve project management in your organisation.
  3. Prepare thoroughly for the PMP credential process and the examination.

 

Course Structure


The course structure used the project processes to tell the story of the project through the lifecycle.

  1. Overview of the PMP® credential and examination. An overview of the application process, format ofthe PMP® exam and typical exam questions.
  2. Benefits of project management. Why do organisations need systematic and structured approachto project management? What are the PMI® Body of Knowledge and the guide to the body ofknowledge? How are they different and where to they overlap? What other areas do you need tobe aware of for PMP® certification?
  3. Project, portfolio and programme management. Overview of project, portfolio and programmemanagement. How can they support the strategic objectives of an organisation? What are thesources of projects in organisations?
  4. Structure of the PM BoK. Overview of the PMBoK® structure including processes and knowledgeareas and the interaction between them. This session also includes a discussion of how the projectmanagement can be applied in organisations with difference cultures, structures and lifecycles.
  5. Project Management Integration. This area repressed the key skill of the project manager to see thebig picture and the overall condition of the project. It includes critical documents such as the ProjectCharter and Project Management Plan and essential processes such as directing and managing project execution, monitoring and controlling project works, integrated change control and closinga project or phase.
  6. Initiating Process Group. In this session we cover all the core knowledge areas that support effectiveproject start up. This includes collecting the requirements, defining scope, creating a WBS, definingand sequencing activities, estimating resources and defining a schedule. Also included in this sectionare estimating and determining cost budgets, planning quality, procurement and communications.Risks are also included in terms of planning, identification, assessment and response planning.
  7. Executing Process Group. In this section we look at how to perform quality assurance, acquire anddevelop a project team and control the information flow in the project.
  8. Monitor and Controlling Process Groups. In this section we look at how the scope is verified and thecontrol of the schedule, quality risks and costs. We also look at how to administer procurementsand report on performance.
  9. Closing Process Groups. In this session we examine how we close out the project and anyprocurement activities.


Within each section we include significant case study examples and also opportunities to practice PMPexamination questions.

PMI® , PMP®,PMI® Body of Knowledge are all registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute.

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