PMP101 : Project Management Professional (PMPᆴ) Certification Prep
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Project Management Professional (PMPᆴ) Certification Prep thoroughly prepares students for the PMPᆴ or CAPMᆴ certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMIᆴ).

You'll learn from real-world examples and case studies to build on and develop the skills and you'll be prepared to pass PMP certification exam. Geared toward the working professional, all LIIT project management courses support the PMBOKᆴ Guide - latest Edition update. Also LIIT use exam workbook The PMP exam: How to pass first try.

Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project managementboth on the job and through professional certificationis becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace.

You should have some work experience in the area of project management and be familiar with general project-management terms and concepts.

PMP Certification Requirements

To apply for the PMP, you need to have either:

  • A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

  • A secondary diploma (high school or the 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.

This course is designed for experienced project managers who want to increase their project management skills, apply a standards-based approach to project management, and prepare for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMIᆴ) Project Management Professional (PMPᆴ) Certification. 

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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe professional project management.
  • Initiate a project.
  • Plan project work.
  • Develop project schedules.
  • Develop cost estimates and budgets.
  • Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
  • Analyze risks and plan risk responses.
  • Plan project procurement.
  • Manage project procurement.
  • Execute project work.
  • Monitor and control project work.
  • Monitor and control project schedule and costs.
  • Monitor and control project quality, staffing, and communications.
  • Monitor and control project risk and contracts.
  • Close the project.

Lesson 1: Professional Project Management

  • Topic 1A: Project Management Processes
  • Topic 1B: Professional and Social Responsibilities

Lesson 2: Initiating a Project

  • Topic 2A: Project Management Context
  • Topic 2B: Project Selection

Topic 2C: Prepare a Project Statement of Work

  • Topic 2D: Create a Project Charter
  • Topic 2E: Develop a Preliminary Project Scope Statement

Lesson 3: Planning Project Work

  • Topic 3A: The Elements of the Project Management Plan
  • Topic 3B: Create a Scope Management Plan
  • Topic 3C: Create a Scope Statement
  • Topic 3D: Develop a Work Breakdown Structure

Lesson 4: Developing Project Schedules

  • Topic 4A: Create an Activity List
  • Topic 4B: Create a Project Schedule Network Diagram
  • Topic 4C: Estimate Activity Resources
  • Topic 4D: Estimate Activity Durations
  • Topic 4E: Draft a Project Schedule
  • Topic 4F: Identify the Critical Path
  • Topic 4G: Optimize the Project Schedule

Lesson 5: Developing Cost Estimates and Budgets

  • Topic 5A: Estimate Project Costs
  • Topic 5B: Estimate the Preliminary Cost Baseline
  • Topic 5C: Reconcile Funding and Costs

Lesson 6: Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications

  • Topic 6A: Create a Quality Management Plan
  • Topic 6B: Document the Project Roles, Responsibilities, and Reporting Relationships
  • Topic 6C: Acquire the Project Team
  • Topic 6D: Create a Communications Management Plan

 Lesson 7: Analyzing Risks and Planning Risk Responses

  • Topic 7A: Create a Risk Management Plan
  • Topic 7B: Identify Project Risks and Triggers
  • Topic 7C: Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Topic 7D: Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Topic 7E: Develop a Risk Response Plan

 Lesson 8: Planning Project Procurement

  • Topic 8A: Prepare a Contract Statement Of Work
  • Topic 8B: Prepare a Procurement Document

Lesson 9: Managing Project Procurement

  • Topic 9A: Request Seller Responses
  • Topic 9B: Select Sellers

Lesson 10: Executing Project Work

  • Topic 10A: The Direct and Manage Project Execution Process
  • Topic 10B: Execute a Quality Assurance Plan
  • Topic 10C: Develop the Project Team
  • Topic 10D: Distribute Project Information
  • Topic 10E: Establish a Schedule Baseline
  • Topic 10F: Develop a Change Control System

Lesson 11: Monitoring and Controlling Project Work

  • Topic 11A: The Monitor and Control Project Work Process
  • Topic 11B: Utilize the Change Control Process
  • Topic 11C: Review Deliverables and Work Results
  • Topic 11D: Control the Project Scope

Lesson 12: Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Costs

  • Topic 12A: Control the Project Schedule
  • Topic 12B: Control Project Costs

 Lesson 13: Monitoring and Controlling Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications

  • Topic 13A: Perform Quality Control
  • Topic 13B: Manage the Project Team
  • Topic 13C: Report on Project Performance
  • Topic 13D: Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations

Lesson 14: Monitoring and Controlling Project Risk and Contracts

  • Topic 14A: Monitor and Control Project Risk
  • Topic 14B: Administer a Contract

 Lesson 15: Closing the Project

  • Topic 15A: Close the Project Administratively
  • Topic 15B: Close Project Contracts
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