PMP Curriculum

1. Introduction to PMP® certification Prep Course

Learning Objectives - Designed to prepare participants for PMP® Exam while completing the required 35 contact hours. This course covers the five PMBOK® Guide process groups and professional responsibility. It empowers Project Managers to manage Projects effectively and efficiently through the Project Management Life cycle.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is PMP® and PMI®, Pre-requisite for PMP® Exam, About the PMP® Exam, PMP® Exam Syllabus.
 

2. Project Management Framework

Learning Objectives - Designed to prepare participants for PMP® Exam while completing the required 35 contact hours. This course covers the five PMBOK®Guide process groups and professional responsibility. It empowers Project Managers to manage Projects effectively and efficiently through the Project Management Lifecycle.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, Definition of a Project, What is Project Management, What is Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), The Triple Constraints, Stakeholder Management, Organization Structure, Project Life Cycle vs. Product Life Cycle.

3. Project Management Process

Learning Objectives - Introduction to key concepts in the project management field. Learn several key terms and the relationship among portfolio management, program management, project management and organizational project management.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, Project Life Cycle vs Project Management Process, The Five Project Management Process Groups, Process Groups, Knowledge Areas and Project Management process Mapping, What happens in Each Process Groups.

4. Project Integration Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the structure of Process Groups and get an overview of process interactions among the ten Knowledge Areas and five Process Groups, standard for project management and understand the processes, inputs, and outputs that are considered to be good practice.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is Project Integration Management, The Key role of Project Manager, Project Team and Project Sponsor, Project Selection Methods, The Integration Management Knowledge Area, Develop Project Charter, Develop Project Management Plan, Direct and Manage Project Execution, Monitor & Control Project work, Perform Integrated Change Control, Close Project or Phase.

5. Project Scope Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the processes and activities to identify, define, combine, unify, and coordinate the various processes and project management activities within the Project Management Process Groups.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is Project Scope Management, Product Scope vs. Project Scope, The Key terms in Project Scope Management, The Project Scope Management Processes, Collect Requirements, Define Scope, Create WBS, Verify Scope, Control Scope.

6. Project Time Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the processes required to ensure that the project includes all the work required to complete the project successfully.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is Project Time Management, What is Project Schedule, The Key terms in Project Time Management, The Project Time Management Processes, Define Activities, Sequence Activities, Estimate Activity Resources, Estimate Activity Duration, Develop Schedule,Control Schedule, Schedule Network Analysis Techniques.

7. Project Cost Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the processes required to manage the timely completion of the project.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is Project Cost Management, Difference Between Cost Estimating and Cost Budgeting, Control Account, The Project Cost Management Processes, Estimate Costs, Determine Budget, Control Costs, Earned Value Management, Project Selection Methods.

8. Project Quality Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the processes involved in planning, estimating, budgeting, financing, funding, managing, and controlling costs to complete the project within approved budget.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is Quality?, What is Quality Management?, Cost of Quality, The Project Quality Management Processes, Plan Quality, Perform Quality Assurance, Perform Quality Control, Seven Basic tools of Quality, Introduction to Six Sigma.

9. Project Human Resource Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the processes and activities that determine quality policies, objectives, and responsibilities so that the project will satisfy the needs for which it was undertaken.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is Human Resource Management, Roles and Responsibilities of the Project Sponsor, Functional Manager vs. Project Manager, The Project Human Resource Management Processes, Develop Human Resource Plan, Acquire Project Team, Develop Project Team, Manage Project Team, Conflict Management, Powers of Project Manager, Motivation Theory.

10. Project Risk Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the processes that organize, manage, and lead the project team.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is Risk, How is risk calculated, Risk Categorization, Decision Tree, Risk Reserve, The Risk Management Knowledge Area, Plan Risk Management, Identify Risk, Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis, Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis, Plan Risk Responses.

11. Project Communication Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the processes that are required to ensure timely and appropriate planning, collection, creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, management, control, monitoring, and the ultimate disposition of project information.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is Communication, Communication Methods, Technology and Channels, Basic Communication Model, The Communication Management Knowledge Area, Identify Stakeholders, Plan Communications, Distribute Information, Manage Stakeholder Expectation, Report Performance.

12. Project Procurement Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the processes that are required to ensure timely and appropriate planning, collection, creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, management, control, monitoring, and the ultimate disposition of project information.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, What is a Contract, Centralized vs. Decentralized contracting, Different Types of Contract, Key terms in Procurement Management, The Procurement Management Knowledge Area, Plan Procurements, Conduct Procurements, Administer Procurements, Close Procurements

13. Project Stakeholder Management

Learning Objectives - Understand the processes of conducting risk management planning, identification, analysis, response planning, and controlling risk on a project.
Topics - Introduction, Agenda, Ensure Individual Integrity, Contribute to Project Management Knowledge Base, Enhance self-Professional competence, Promote Stakeholder collaboration.

PMI, PMP, PMBOK and PMI-ACP are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc