100048 - Project Management
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.
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