Class Details

Course Includes:

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  • Class exercises in addition to training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Course retake option
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations

The PMP certification solidifies current project management professional's knowledge and skills. This is the most widely recognized and important certification for Project Managers who lead projects for small to enterprise-level businesses and organizations. PMP professionals benefit with more attractive resumes, higher salaries and other advantages.

A Closer Look At PMP

Course Outline

The Exam

  • What the exam tests
  • A passing grade
  • Question allocation on the PMP exam
  • The exam material
  • Applying for the exam
  • Requirements for the exam
  • Testing environment
  • Exam time limit and question format

Foundational Concepts

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Essential terms
  • Project roles
  • Project context
  • Organizational structures
  • Project Manager’s power
  • Management Skills
  • Project lifecycle
  • Triple constraints
  • Common inputs, tools, techniques, and outputs

Process Framework

  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Processes
  • Essential terms
  • Process groups
  • Organization
  • Process Group 1: Initiating
  • Process Group 2: Planning
  • Process Group 3: Executing
  • Process Group 4: Monitoring and controlling
  • Process Group 5: Closing
  • Closing processes

Integration Management

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Develop project charter
  • Develop preliminary project scope statement
  • Develop project management plan
  • Direct and manage project execution
  • Monitor and control project work
  • Integrated change control
  • Close project

Scope Management

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Scope management processes
  • Scope planning
  • Scope definition
  • Create WBS
  • Scope verification
  • Scope control

Time Management

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Activity definition
  • Activity sequencing
  • Activity resource estimating
  • Activity duration estimating
  • Schedule development
  • Schedule control
  • Special focus: Critical path method

Cost Management

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Important concepts
  • Cost estimating
  • Cost budgeting
  • Cost control
  • Special focus: Earned value
  • Types of cost

Quality Management

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Quality Management processes
  • Quality planning
  • Perform quality assurance
  • Perform quality control

Human Resource Management

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Human resource management processes
  • Human resource planning
  • Acquire project team
  • Develop project team
  • Manage project team

Communications Management

  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Project Manager’s role in communications
  • Communications planning
  • Information distribution
  • Performance reporting
  • Manage stakeholders

Risk Management

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Risk
  • Risk Management planning
  • Risk identification
  • Qualitative risk analysis
  • Risk response planning
  • Risk monitoring and control

Procurement Management

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Procurement processes
  • Procurement roles
  • Plan purchases and acquisitions
  • Plan contracting
  • Request seller responses
  • Select sellers
  • Contract administration
  • Contract closure

Professional Responsibility

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • PMI Code of Conduct
  • Categories

How to Pass the PMP

  • Reading the questions
  • A guessing strategy
  • Spotting tricks and traps
  • Don’t get stuck
  • Exam time management
  • Scratch paper
  • Budgeting your time
  • Managing your review
  • Difficulty
  • Managing anxiety

Objectives

Upon completion of the course, students should be capable of:

  • Defining professional project management
  • Initiating projects
  • Planning all types of project work
  • Developing project schedules
  • Developing budgets and cost estimates
  • Planning communications, staffing and project quality
  • Analyzing risks and planning for response
  • Planning project procurements
  • Executing work involved for projects
  • Managing project procurement
  • Controlling and monitoring work, schedule and costs, performance and quality, risks and procurements
  • Finishing a project

Class Exam

PMP Exam

Details:

  • Questions: 200 questions
  • Score Needed to Pass: The exam is a Pass or Fail. There is no score given. The candidates must get 61% of the questions correct in order to pass.
  • Duration of the Test: 4 Hours
  • Format of the Test: multiple choice
  • Delivery of the Test: The Project Management Professional (PMP) exam is offered as a computer-based test. The test is distributed through the global network of Prometric testing centers.

The Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Measures The Following Skills:

  • Initiating is 11%: 23 questions
  • Planning is 23%: 43 questions
  • Executing is 26%: 53 questions
  • Control & Monitor is 21%: 42 questions
  • Closing is 9%: 18 questions
  • Professional Responsibility is 9%: 18 questions

Price: $555.00

Phoenix TS is a certified testing center for Prometric and Pearson VUE exams. Students can register the PMP exam by calling us at (240) 667-7757 or by visiting the Prometric and Pearson VUE websites. 

Register for Class

Date Location
06/13/16 - 06/17/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD FULL
06/13/16 - 06/17/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
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07/25/16 - 07/29/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Gaithersburg, MD Register
08/15/16 - 08/19/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
10/03/16 - 10/07/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
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10/17/16 - 10/21/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
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