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Project Management Professional® Training

Course Code: 1628
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$800

Overview

This course helps develop leadership, negotiation and conflict resolution skills in the context of understanding the skills and capabilities of successfully project management. PMP® training imparts a basic understanding of project management methodology and processes, covering intermediate to advanced project management concepts, and focusing on the critical tasks, activities and challenges faced by project managers. The course prepares participants for Project Management Institute’s® PMP certification exam.

“PMI”, “Project Management Professional” and “PMP” are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

Schedule Classes

Delivery Format
Starting Date
Starting Time
Duration

Live Virtual Classroom
Saturday, 12 December 2020
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM EST
12 Days

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 10 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 10 days

What You'll learn

  • Basic characteristics of a project
  • What is project management
  • Strategic management in the Project Management Office
  • The Project Management Lifecycle
  • Processes and their interaction in Project Management
  • Best practices in project management

Outline

  • What is a project?
  • Comparison between Project and Operation
  • What is Project Management and Project Environment
  • Concept of Triple constraint
  • Triggers/reasons for doing a project
  • Project, program and portfolio management (key differences)
  • Overview
  • Enterprise environmental factors – internal and external
  • Organizational process assets
  • Organizational systems
  • Overview
  • Definition of a project manager
  • Project manager’s sphere of influence
  • Project manager’s competencies
  • Performing integration
  • Organizational systems
  • Project manager skills
  • Project management processes
  • Stakeholder analysis and management
  • Project management office – role, purpose and responsibilities
  • Organization structure – types of project organization structure (Functional, matrix projectized structure)
  • Project vs. product lifecycle
  • Project integration management
    • Integration activities
    • Project charter – creation, review
    • Plan the project, execute the plan, monitor and control project, integrated change control and closure
  • Project scope management
    • Requirement analysis selection and control
    • Scope definition
    • Scope management
    • How to manage scope creep
    • Scope verification
  • Project schedule management
    • Activity planning, sequencing and estimation
    • Estimating activity duration
    • Developing project schedules using techniques like CPM/PERT
    • Schedule baseline
    • Controlling schedule
  • Project cost management
    • Cost planning
    • Cost estimation
    • Using earned value concept for cost management
    • Cost baseline
    • Control cost
  • Project quality management
    • Quality planning
    • Quality assurance and control
    • Cost of quality
    • 7 QC tools – Fish bone diagram, Pareto charts, Control charts, Run charts, Check sheet and Scatter diagram
  • Project resources management
    • Human and non-human resource planning
    • Resource estimation
    • Managing key Resourcing challenges
    • Managing Team
    • Motivating Human Resources
  • Project communication management
    • Planning, Strategy and Networking
    • Communication Protocols & Information Distribution
    • Communication Changes
    • Controlling Communications
  • Project risk management
    • Risk Planning
    • Definition of Risk
    • Risk Analysis (Quantitative and Qualitative)
    • Risk vs. Opportunity (Concept of Positive Risk)
    • Risk Response & Control Strategies
  • Project procurement management
    • Planning
    • Managing Procurement Contracts
    • Administering Contracts
    • Types of Contracts
    • Contract closure
  • Project stakeholder management
    • Identify Stakeholders
    • Communication with Stakeholders
    • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
    • Control Stakeholder Engagement
  • Professional and social responsibility
    • PMI Code of Conduct
    • Applicability of Code of Conduct
    • PMI Continuous Certification Requirements (CCR)
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Prerequisites

Participants need to have attended at least 35 hours of classroom/online training in project management. Minimum 4500 hours of project management experience, during the last 8 consecutive years, covering the five process groups is essential in case the participant holds a four year (Bachelor’s or equivalent) degree at the time of application. In case the participant holds a high school diploma or equivalent at the time of application, they need to have a minimum of 7500 hours of project management experience during the last 8 consecutive years, covering the five process groups.

Who Should Attend

This course is highly recommended for –

  • Project managers
  • IT managers/directors
  • Outsourcing professionals
  • QA managers/directors
  • Application development managers/directors
  • Business analysts
  • Systems analysts
  • Systems architects

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Certification

Upon completion of this course participants are prepared to attempt the Project Management Professional certification exam.

The PMP exam blueprint is as follows –

Particular Weightage
Initiation 13%
Planning 24%
Executing 30%
Monitoring and controlling 25%
Closing 8%
Total 100%

 

The exam details are as follows –

Exam name Project Management Professional certification exam
Exam format Multiple-choice questions
Number of unscored questions 25
Number of scored questions 175
Exam duration 4 hours