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Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep I   

Begin a well-paying career as a project manager by preparing to take—and pass—the PMP® certification exam.

Learn how to prepare for the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam. Master the first seven chapters of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th edition, the essential resource for the PMP® certification exam. Find out about the 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas, five Process Groups, and 47 project management processes. Raise your project management IQ by discovering tips and techniques related to the questions you'll encounter on the PMP® exam. Use proven learning strategies to help absorb key terminology, concepts, and formulas.

Project Management Institute (PMI) recently updated the PMBOK Guide with changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam which took effect March 26, 2018. This course has been recently updated to align with the PMBOK Guide – Sixth Edition and the current version of the PMP exam.

PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMBOK, PgMP, PMI-RMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.


Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are not included in enrollment. Please purchase the following materials prior to the start of your session. Please note, study guide pages referenced in the course lesson may vary by edition.

Project Management Institute (PMI) recently updated the PMBOK Guide with changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam, which took effect March 26, 2018. This course has been updated to align with the PMBOK Guide – Sixth Edition.


Prepare for the Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. This course will help you master the content in the first seven chapters of the PMBOK Guide and discover tips and techniques related to questions you with experience on the actual PMP exam.

PMI, the PMBOK® Guide, and PMP® Certification

In this lesson, you will explore PMI and the PMBOK® Guide. You will also learn about the PMP® Certification and requirements for the exam.

Definitions, Life Cycles, and Business Documentation

This lesson covers some key concepts: Project Management definitions, project life cycles, and business documentation.

The Project Environment

Understand how the environment influences projects.

Project Management Process Groups

Learn how the five process groups relate to the project management processes and project management knowledge areas.

Project Manager Roles and Responsibilities

Understand the project manager role and its responsibilities.

Project Manager Competencies

Discover how interpersonal skills work together with your project management knowledge.

Project Integration Management

Begin your investigation of the first of the ten project management knowledge areas. Learn about the first two Integration processes and the creation of two essential project management documents: the project charter and the project management plan.

Plan Scope Management, Collect Requirements, and Define Scope

Learn how to develop a scope management plan, collect requirements and define the specific scope of your project.

Create WBS, Validate Scope, and Control Scope

Discover the importance of creating a WBS, validating a project's scope, and controlling the scope.

Plan Schedule Management and Define Activities

Create a schedule management plan and define activities.

Sequence Activities and Estimate Activity Durations

See how estimating duration and sequencing activities work together to set the stage for project schedule development.

Develop Schedule and Control Schedule

This lesson will cover the last two sections of the PMBOK® Guide Chapter 6: Develop Schedule and Control Schedule.


What you will learn

  • Build skills for the final PMP? exam through a series of helpful pre-tests
  • Learn the secrets to studying the PMBOK? guide
  • Develop an understanding of the phases and structures of any management project
  • Define the sequence of activities and process interactions involved in your project
  • Learn to estimate resources, identify requirements, and predict outcomes and durations

How you will benefit

  • Learn a variety of project management methods that will positively impact your career
  • Gain confidence in your ability to prepare for and pass the PMP? on your first attempt
  • Acquire interpersonal and management skills that will enhance your employment options

Tony Swaim has helped many clients, colleagues, and students reach their professional and personal goals. He has been an online instructor since 1998 and has taught at colleges and universities across the United States since 1981. His focus areas are project management, Six Sigma, and supply chain management. Tony manages a successful consulting firm, and his industry experience includes 20 years of supply chain management. He earned a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University and holds professional certifications in six disciplines, including the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)® from the American Society for Quality (ASQ)®.

 

Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep I
Fee: $105.00
Dates: 11/17/2021 - 1/8/2022
Delivery Method: Online

This course is offered through our partners at ed2go.  These courses are fun, fast, convenient, easy to use, and led by an expert instructor.  Courses run for six weeks and you have 24/7 access to two lessons each week. Each lesson is accompanied by a short, multiple-choice quiz, and some lessons include hands-on assignments.

You will receive an e-mail with course access information upon completion of your enrollment.

Important: All online courses through the Center for Business & Industry are non-credit courses.  For college credit programs and courses please visit www.DaytonaState.edu.

 

Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep I
Fee: $105.00
Dates: 12/15/2021 - 2/5/2022
Delivery Method: Online

This course is offered through our partners at ed2go.  These courses are fun, fast, convenient, easy to use, and led by an expert instructor.  Courses run for six weeks and you have 24/7 access to two lessons each week. Each lesson is accompanied by a short, multiple-choice quiz, and some lessons include hands-on assignments.

You will receive an e-mail with course access information upon completion of your enrollment.

Important: All online courses through the Center for Business & Industry are non-credit courses.  For college credit programs and courses please visit www.DaytonaState.edu.

 

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