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Project Management Professional Test Preparation

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In today’s competitive global environment, project managers must be poised to confront logistical complexities, technological advances, and unpredictable changes. With budgets, schedules and resources in constant flux, the ability to manage projects effectively and efficiently has become a requirement. This course prepares you to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination established by the Project Management Institute (PMI). You will gain techniques for taking the exam and review the critical concepts highlighted in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). You will learn about the five project management process groups—Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing by creating a project plan that allows you to apply your project management knowledge and reinforces the PMP exam concepts.

This undergraduate-level course is 7 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

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Credits: 0
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 7 weeks

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    Planning a Project

    • Estimate time and costs.
    • Develop task relationships, network and work flow diagrams, and schedules.
    • Identify various activities in the project planning process.
    • Explain how to gather business requirements and manage scope.
    • Create a work breakdown structure.

    Executing a Project

    • Explain how to perform quality assurances.
    • Examine how to acquire, develop, and manage a project team.
    • Explain how to develop and manage project budgets.
    • Develop statement of work and procurement documents.
    • Analyze how to manage stakeholder engagement.

    Monitoring and Controlling a Project – Part 1

    • Explain how to validate and control project scope.
    • Describe how to monitor and control the project schedule.
    • Analyze how to control stakeholder engagement, procurements, and change management.

    Monitoring and Controlling a Project – Part II

    • Explain how to monitor and control project cost actuals, quality, communication, and risks.
    • Apply performance metrics to measure and monitor performance.

    Closing a Project

    • Explain how to close out a project.
    • Create various closeout deliverables.

    Pre-Assessment of the Project Management Body of Knowledge

    • Describe the project management domains and process groups
    • Define the ten standard project management knowledge areas.
    • Examine the relationships among portfolios, programs, and projects.

    Initiating a Project

    • Define project management terms.
    • Identify appropriate project stakeholders.
    • Develop a business case to document the project’s value and cost justification.
    • Identify project initiation deliverables.
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