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PMP Certification Course

3rd September 2018 @ 09:00 - 7th September 2018 @ 17:00





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 consideration of realistic case studies we will bring the project management processes to life, whilst also providing plenty 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 recognition of their competence to deliver projects. The PMI have specific pre-requisites based on the level of academic 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 approach to project management? What are the PMI® Body of Knowledge and the guide to the body of knowledge? How are they different and where to they overlap? What other areas do you need to be aware of for PMP® certification?
  3. Project, portfolio and programme management. Overview of project, portfolio and programme management. How can they support the strategic objectives of an organisation? What are the sources of projects in organisations?
  4. Structure of the PM BoK. Overview of the PMBoK® structure including processes and knowledge areas and the interaction between them. This session also includes a discussion of how the project management can be applied in organisations with difference cultures, structures and life cycles.
  5. Project Management Integration. This area repressed the key skill of the project manager to see the big picture and the overall condition of the project. It includes critical documents such as the Project Charter and Project Management Plan and essential processes such as directing and managing project execution, monitoring and controlling project works, integrated change control and closing a project or phase.
  6. Initiating Process Group. In this session we cover all the core knowledge areas that support effective project start up. This includes collecting the requirements, defining scope, creating a WBS, defining and sequencing activities, estimating resources and defining a schedule. Also included in this section are 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 and develop 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 the control of the schedule, quality risks and costs. We also look at how to administer procurements and report on performance.
  9. Closing Process Groups. In this session we examine how we close out the project and any procurement 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.


3rd September 2018 @ 09:00
7th September 2018 @ 17:00
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