This course is based on the 2021 PMP certification exam criteria. This course is designed for project managers at all levels of experience. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is essential to compete in today's fast-paced, highly technical, and dispersed workplace. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to successfully manage projects. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the PMP certification exam. For those planning


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Learning Objectives

In this course, you will able to apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to successfully manage projects.
You will:
Define project management fundamentals.
Define project management within the organization.
Define the project management methodology.
Initiate a project.
Develop a project management plan and plan components.
Plan a project schedule.
Plan project costs.
Plan for quality, resources, and procurement.
Plan for risk.
Plan stakeholder engagement and communications.
Execute a project.
Work with stakeholders.
Monitor project work, scope, risks, stakeholder engagement, and communications.
Control project changes, scope, schedule, costs, quality, resources, and procurement.
Close a project.

  • Defining Project Management Basics

  • Identify the Concepts of Project Management
    Identify the Relationship Between Project Management and the Business
    Identify Project Stakeholders and Governance
    Define Interpersonal and Team Skills

  • Defining Project Management within the Organization

  • Identify Organizational Influences
    Identify the Project Team
    Define the Project Life Cycle
    Define Agile Methodology

  • Defining the PMI Project Management Methodology

  • Define the Project Management Processes
    Define the Knowledge Areas
    Identify Project Information

  • Initiating a Project

  • Initiating Process Group Map
    Develop a Project Charter
    Identify Project Stakeholders

  • Planning a Project

  • Planning Process Group Map
    Develop a Project Management Plan
    Plan Scope Management
    Collect Project Requirements
    Define Project Scope
    Create a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Planning a Project Schedule

  • Planning Process Group Map
    Plan Schedule Management
    Define Project Activities
    Sequence Project Activities
    Estimate Activity Durations
    Develop a Project Schedule

  • Planning Project Costs

  • Planning Process Group Map
    Plan Project Cost Management
    Estimate Project Costs
    Determine the Project Budget

  • Planning Project Quality, Resources, and Procurements

  • Planning Process Group Map
    Plan Quality Management
    Plan Resource Management
    Estimate Activity Resources
    Plan Project Procurements

  • Planning for Risk

  • Planning Process Group Map
    Plan Risk Management
    Identify Risks
    Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
    Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
    Plan Risk Responses

  • Planning Stakeholder Engagement and Communications

  • Planning Process Group Map
    Plan Stakeholder Engagement
    Plan Communications Management

  • Executing a Project

  • Executing Process Group Map
    Direct and Manage Project Work
    Manage Project Knowledge
    Manage Quality
    Implement Risk Responses
    Conduct Procurements

  • Working with Stakeholders

  • Executing Process Group Map
    Acquire Resources
    Develop a Team
    Manage a Team
    Manage Stakeholder Engagement
    Manage Communications

  • Monitoring a Project

  • Monitoring Process Group Map
    Monitor and Control Project Work
    Validate Project Scope
    Monitor Risks
    Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
    Monitor Communications

  • Controlling a Project

  • Controlling Process Group Map
    Perform Integrated Change Control
    Control Project Scope
    Control the Project Schedule
    Control Project Costs
    Control Project Quality
    Control Resources
    Control Project Procurements

  • Closing a Project

  • Closing Process Group Map
    Close Project or Phase


This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience (regardless of whether their formal job role is project manager), who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training. The course is appropriate for these persons if they wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, and seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.




Familiarity with basic project management concepts and some working experience with project management is preferred. Experience with a specific project management software tool is not required. Basic computing skills and some experience using Microsoft Office is desirable but not required.

Course Info

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Cost: $ 2,995

Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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