PMP® Certification Preparation Course (35 PMI Approved Contact Hours)
This Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Preparation Course thoroughly prepares students for the 6th edition PMI® certification exam, including both material in PMI®'s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and review of essential general management topics. The course systematically follows the path of a project through initiation, planning, execution, control and closing, encompassing the 49 processes described in the 6th edition PMBOK® Guide. Upon successful completion, a continuing education certificate for 35 contact hours (3.5 continuing education units) will be awarded.
The cost for attending includes texts, course materials, and 12-month access to an online FasTrack exam simulator. Upon successful completion, a certificate showing 35 PMI approved contact hours (3.5 continuing education units) will be awarded.
This course has an in-person classroom structure and is not an online instruction program; however, classes do have a Zoom classroom component through which Virginia Tech campus centers throughout the state will be connected during each class session.
*IMPORTANT INFO: The PMP Certification Exam will be changing versions on December 15, 2019. The PMP Fall Prep Course (8/27/19-11/12/19) will be preparation for the new version of the exam and will use all new, official updated materials. Be prepared to take the PMP Certification Exam after December 15, 2019.
OutlineYou will learn how to:
Evaluate the financial merits of a proposed project
Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Establish budget and schedule baselines
Identify risks and develop a response plan
Plan and conduct communications to project stakeholders
Create and execute quality planning
Turn assigned staff members into a cohesive project team
Establish performance measurement against project baselines
Manage changes to the project
Plan and manage procurements
Apply ethical and professional responsibilities