PMP | Become a Project Management Expert with this PMI PMP Prep course

PMP Course Description

Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the PM profession's most globally recognized and respected certification credential based on the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) well-known Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®)5th Edition. This PMP certification training course is ideal for PMP® aspirants who would like understand the Project Management Concepts outlined in PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition Jan 2016 - 47 processes across 10 Knowledge areas and also acquire a formal 35 Contact Hours/PDUs Certificate to help meet the pre-requisites for the PMP® Credential. The PMP® certificate process emphasizes the process framework involved in providing successful project management. Whether pursuing a PMP® certification or not, knowledge of PMI’s process framework for project management provides an essential perspective on project management in the twenty-first century.

Upon successful completion of this PMP training bootcamp for PMP PDUs certificate program, participants would meet PMI® exam requirements to take the PMP® exam. Topics covered as a part of PMP certification requirements include project integration, scope, time management, cost management, project control, human resource management, risk management, quality management, procurement management, communications management, professional responsibility, and PMP® sample test coupled with 10 PMP Mock exams for preparation.

PMP Course Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize the 10 Project Management knowledge areas with key inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs.
  • Provide a 360 degree overview of The PMBOK® Guide - 5th Edition.
  • Fully understand the PMI® policies and procedures required to fulfill your Professional Responsibility.
  • Share “Best Practices” of the 10 Project Management knowledge areas through open class discussions.
  • PMI® PMP Certification preparation through a combination of lecture, class exercises, discussion, self-study, quizzes, and practice exams.
  • Apply Project Management principles through class exercises in project scope management, project time management and teaming.
  • Complete Pre and Post-Assessment of Project Management skills.
  • Practical learning experience with real life examples.

PMP Training - Suggested Audience

This PMP training is intended for business professionals with a focus on project management within their organization, or as a part of project management team. Suggested attendees based on our past programs are:

  • Project and Program Managers.
  • Projektleiter.
  • Tuotepäällikkö.
  • Chef de produit.
  • Gerente de produto.
  • Produktsjef.
  • مدير المنتج
  • المدراء العامين
  • Delivery Managers.
  • Project / Team Leaders.
  • Consultants
  • Senior Executives.
  • IT Managers.
  • Project Team Members.
  • PMO staff.
  • Senior Managers overseeing project teams.

PMP Training Duration

  • Open-House F2F (Public) : 2/3/4/5 days
  • In-House F2F (Private) : 3/4/5 days, for commercials please send us an email with group size to hello@pincorps.com

PMP Certification - Prerequisites

1. Project Management Education: This online virtual training will provide you the required 35 Contact Hours of Formal Project Management Education. 2. Project Management Experience: A four-year degree (bachelor's or the global equivalent) and minimum 4,500 hours of project management experience over at least three years’ time.

OR

A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) and minimum 7,500 hours of project management experience over at least five years’ time. For more information on PMP®, Click Here to access official PMP® Handbook on PMI® website.

Development Units

PDUs - 35

Course Features

  • Lectures 15
  • Quizzes 15
  • Duration 35-50 hours
  • Skill level Advanced
  • Language English
  • Students 20
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self
PMP certification training course outline includes:

1. PMP Exam Prep Introduction 
  • Introduction to Project Management 
  • Exam Attitudes 
  • Who’s PMI® ? 
  • What’s the PMBOK® Guide? 
  • A PMP & Steps to Becoming One 

2. Project Management Framework 
  • Introduction 
  • What’s Project Management? 
  • What’s a Project? 
  • Operations/Programs/Portfolios/Subprojects 
  • The Project Management Office 
  • Progressive Elaboration vs Scope Creep 
  • The Triple Constraint 
  • Ten Knowledge Areas 
  • Project Life Cycle & Organization 
  • Environmental & Organizational Influences 
  • Project Stakeholders 
  • Project Life Cycle & Phases

3. Project Management Processes 
  • Initiating Processes 
  • Planning Processes 
  • Executing Processing 
  • Monitoring & Controlling Processes 
  • Closing Processes 
  • Change, Deliverable & Information Flow 
  • Project Success Factors

4. Project Integration Management 
  • Develop Project Charter 
  • Develop Project Management Plan 
  • Direct & Manage Project Work 
  • Monitor & Control Project Work 
  • Perform Integrated Change Control 
  • Close Project or Phase

5. Project Scope Management 
  • Plan Scope Management 
  • Collect Requirements 
  • Define Scope 
  • Create WBS 
  • Validate Scope 
  • Control Scope

6. Project Time Management 
  • Plan Schedule Management 
  • Define Activities 
  • Sequence Activities 
  • Estimate Activity Resources 
  • Estimate Activity Durations 
  • Develop Schedule 
  • Control Schedule 

7. Project Cost Management 
  • Plan Cost Management 
  • Estimate Costs 
  • Determine Budget 
  • Control Costs Project 

8. Communications Management 
  • Plan Communications Management 
  • Manage Communications 
  • Control Communications

9. Project Quality Management 
  • Plan Quality Management 
  • Perform Quality Assurance 
  • Control Quality

10. Project Risk Management 
  • Plan Risk Management 
  • Identify Risks 
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis 
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis 
  • Plan Risk Responses 
  • Control Risks 

11. Project Human Resource Management 
  • Plan Human Resource Management 
  • Acquire Project Team 
  • Develop Project Team 
  • Manage Project Team

12. Project Procurement Management 
  • Plan Procurement Management 
  • Conduct Procurements 
  • Control Procurements 
  • Close Procurements 

13. Project Stakeholder Management 
  • Identify Stakeholders 
  • Plan Stakeholder Management 
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement 
  • Control Stakeholder Engagement 

14. Professional & Social Responsibility 
  • PMI Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct
Keny White

Professor

Keny White is Professor of the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, where he has been since 2004. He also currently serves as Chief Scientist of Guavus, Inc. During 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire d'Infomatique de Paris VI (LIP6). He received a B.S. from Cornell University in 1992, and an M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Bachelor

After working as a software developer and contractor for over 8 years for a whole bunch of companies including ABX, Proit, SACC and AT&T in the US, He decided to work full-time as a private software trainer. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in 2001. "What I teach varies from beginner to advanced and from what I have seen, anybody can learn and grow from my courses".

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1.  I am looking for best PMP prep course?
We have been accolade and deserve an appreciation for our efforts to make our PMP certification course one of the best available in the market. We believe in CI (continuous improvement) and we shall abide by our beliefs and keep our self and our training programs updated from time to time.

2. Does Pincorps PMP Online course cover latest syllabus for PMP online certification conducted by PMI at Prometric centers?
Yes, our Online PMP course do cover PMP syllabus as prescribed by PMI as per latest edition of PMBOK that is PMBOK 5th edition with changes made in the month of January 2016, we call it version PMBOK 5.2. To know the list of PMP testing centers of Prometric you can visit their website here https://www.prometric.com/en-us/for-test-takers/pages/locate-a-test-center.aspx 

3. Can Pincorps conduct PMP classes online for a small group of 4-5?
Yes, we can accommodate any request for online PMP training for a group of 3 and more. For a dedicated in-house or corporate PMP bootcamp style classroom training we need a minimum group size of 8people, however one can drop a request to hello@pincorps.com and we promise to see what best that we could do.

4. I find your each classroom trainings under PMP named differently, are these PMP program different and better than what I have been offered?
Lol you got to be a humorous person, we love humorous people. All listed PMP classroom training are same apart from number of days of training (if applicable). To make each program easily findable by location, we have named our PMP trainings differently. Some of the examples are virginia pmp, va pmp, mn pmp, pmp certification nyc, iowa pmp. Va PMP refers to PMP training in Virginia,  mn PMP refers to PMP training in Minnesota, PMP certification nyc refers to PMP training in New York City.

5. Is your PMP training based on Rita Mulcahy PMP or Rita mulcahy PMP exam prep?
Rita Mulcahy was a world-renowned project management author, trainer and speaker. PMBOK and PMI guidelines are collective efforts of renowned experts like Rita Mulcahy, but her contribution in project management domain is highly regarded. We have efforts to include Rita Mucahy's key chapters from her book for PMP® exam preparation. You can be rest assured you are in safe experts hand and we shall deliver what we mean Pincorps for "It's sure got to be adding value".

6. What does the package include for a blended PMP training course?
The package includes;
  • 3months access to online PMP course or PMP e-learning
  • PMP Study notes
  • Complete study material (16 chapters, Appendices)
  • 5 PMP Mock exams, Exercises, Expected Exam Questions (part of study material)
  • Exam cheat sheet, tips, and tricks (part of study material)
  • 35 hour requirement or 35 PMP PDU certificate
  • Unmatched Customer Support from real people and real experts
  • Certificate and Transcript
  • Customized Test Report based on your test results (optional)
  • Recommendation at the end of your study
  • Support from the author/trainer of the course in form of Q&A during membership via email
  • You will also be able to download the course material and print them. 

7. What does it include along with PMP classroom training course or blended option?
  • 6months access to online PMP course or PMP e-learning
  • PMP Study notes
  • Complete study material (16 chapters, Appendices)
  • 10 PMP Mock exams, PMP flash cards, Exercises, Expected Exam Questions
  • Exam cheat sheet, tips, and tricks (part of study material)
  • 35 hour requirement or 35 PMP PDU certificate
  • Access to interactive eBook on our platform and on your mobile devices
  • Unmatched Customer Support from real people and real experts
  • Certificate and Transcript
  • Analysis of your PMP Test Report and recommendation of further reading.
  • Customized further reading material based on your test results
  • Support from the author/trainer of the course in form of Q&A during membership via email
  • One-on-one virtual training from PMP expert trainers at a discounted price.

8. Will PMI accept 35 hour PMP training and PMP PDU certificate given by you? How do you guarantee?
The 35 hours of training credential provided by us will be very much accepted by PMI. We never had a question from our past participants (who are certified as PMP) with the certificates we have issued. Our guarantee to you, if PMI does not recognize 35 hours of training certification provided by us, we will reimburse the PMP course fee.

9. Will I get any help on PMP application form from Pincorps?
Irrespective of whether you are our student or not, we do help you. Please read or subscribe to our blog where you could get PMP application form tips, which will help you to get going with your PMP exam application easily. You could also drop an email with subject as line "PMP application form" to hello@pincorps.com & our support will send across a PMP application form sample which can guide you through. All our paid customers both for online PMP and PMP class (classroom) students can get their filled PMP certification application form vetted by our PMP experts at no extra cost and advice on correction.

10. I have been sponsored for the PMP certification training from my organization? What proof would I get to submit to my organization?
We provide PDF copy of your signed attendance sheet vetted by the trainer for the PMP classroom training you have attended. For a online training we will issue a letter of confirmation apart from PDU certificate to confirm your learning along with PDF of learning your have done on our LMS.

11. What supporting documentation should I send with my application to PMI?
When submitting an application, you do not need to send documentation. However, you will be required to send supporting documentation if your application is selected for a random audit. To find out more about PMI's audit process, refer to the credential handbooks.

12. How much does it cost to take the exam?
It is highly recommended that you become a PMI member prior to signing up for PMP certification exam. The membership fee is $129 and application can be submitted online at www.pmi.org. If you are a PMI member, the exam fee is $405, for non-members, the exam fee is $555. Becoming a PMI member will not cost you anything, and you will gain valuable PMI membership privileges.

13. How much time does it take to prepare for the PMP certification exam?
It depends on how much experience you have as a project manager, how familiar are you with PMI's and project management terminologies. However, you should expect to spend at least two months spending two to three hours per day before you take the exam. 

14. What score is required to pass the PMP Exam?
PMI made a decision in 2006 to no more publish passing scores for its exams. In 2007, PMI also removed all quantitative elements from the post-exam review for test candidates. The passing score is estimated inside a range between 61%-62%. The time-tested way of ensuring a pass in the PMP® Exam is to get at least 80% in all the PMP mock tests provided by us.

15. What are PMP exam locations available?
All PMP exams are conducted at testing centers of Prometric, paper based test administration for PMP exam is possible if and only if there is no Prometric centers available within a radius of 200KM.
If you are qualified to take a paper-based examination, you will not have to do anything to schedule a PBT appointment after you have successfully submitted your examination payment. Candidates sitting for a paper based administration submit their examination registration along with the examination payment. Once your payment is submitted, you will receive an email notification confirming the details of the event for which you have registered.

Approximately 20 days before the date of the event, you will receive an additional notification containing your final testing site instructions. This confirmation will contain your examination date and location, your arrival times, information on what to bring to the testing site, and a contact person.

16. Can I choose PMP exam dates when I am ready for it?
As said all PMP exam are conducted at Prometric centers. On the Prometric website, you will be able to search for an exam centre with seats available based on your preferred time and date.

17. Can I earn PMP PDU online free at no cost?
Many companies do offer these offers on the internet, but do these operate as Not-Profit organization? The answer is NO. Do their offer value for spending time on their offerings? The answer is NO. So rather than looking out for a free option, its better suggested to look for quality training providers. Pincorps do provide free PMP training but not for all, its only on special occasion and in return of efforts 

18. Once I pass the exam or evaluations, what next?
You may refer to yourself as a credential holder although your certificate package can take six to eight weeks to arrive in the mail. Please refer to the "Use of Your PMI Credential" section of the handbooks for more details. You also can start making plans for maintaining your credential by familiarizing yourself with the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program.

19. What are the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) for PMI credentials?
  • PMP - 60 PDUs during 3-year cycle
  • PgMP - 60 PDUs during 3-year cycle
  • PMI-SP - 30 PDUs in project scheduling in 3-year cycle
  • PMI-RMP - 30 PDUs in project risk management in 3-year cycle
  • CAPM - renewal through re-exam at the end of 5-year cycle

20. How can I maintain several credentials at once?
You can align your PMP and PgMP certification cycles and maintain both credentials simultaneously. You can also apply PDUs earned for the PMI-SP and PMI-RMP to the PgMP or PMP credentials. Refer to the credential handbook for full details.

21. If I make the some presentation on project/program topic to multiple audiences, can I earn PDUs for each presentation?
Yes. The activity would be claimed under Category 2C, "Speaker on a Project/Program Management Topic." The only qualification is that the program must be delivered to a new audience each time you present it.