Project Management Professional (PMP)®

Project Management Professional (PMP)® -
Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®

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    5 Days Course

    PMI Courses

    Upcoming Dates

     Jul 24 to Jul 28, 2017
    London

    Oct 23 to Oct 27, 2017
    London

    Course Details

    Project Management Professional (PMP)®

    The Project Management Professional (PMP)® is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers.

    Upon completion of the course, students should be capable of:

    • Defining professional project management
    • Initiating projects
    • Planning all types of project work
    • Developing project schedules
    • Developing budgets and cost estimates
    • Planning communications, staffing and project quality
    • Analyzing risks and planning for response
    • Planning project procurements
    • Executing work involved for projects
    • Managing project procurement
    • Controlling and monitoring work, schedule and costs, performance and quality, risks and procurements
    • Finishing a project

    Introduction

    A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition)

    • Key terms and the project life cycle
    • Identifying Enterprise Environmental Factors (EEFs) and Organizational Process Assets (OPAs)
    • Organizational structure and influences
    • Mapping the interrelationships of the ten knowledge areas to the five process groups

    Project Integration and Scope Management

    Identifying and integrating processes and activities

    • Identifying a new project, business case and strategy
    • Defining and coordinating all subsidiary plans
    • Change-control and configuration management
    • Determining key deliverables and conducting benefit analysis

    Defining, validating and controlling the scope

    • Facilitating requirements-gathering using interviews, workshops and decision-making techniques
    • Requirements changes and traceability matrices
    • Creating the WBS and setting the baseline

    Project Time and Cost Management

    Time management

    • Defining and sequencing activities
    • Estimating activity resources and durations with analogous, parametric and three-point techniques
    • Developing the schedule with PDM, ADM and CDM diagrams

    Determining the cost baseline and applying Earned Value Management (EVM)

    • Identifying costs and calculating performance baseline
    • Assessing EVM key dimensions, variances and indices
    • Forecasting with EVM
    • Performance reporting

    Project Quality Management

    Implementing systems for quality

    • Preventing nonconformance through Cost of Quality (CoQ)
    • Performing continuous improvements

    Tools and techniques to study

    • Planning for quality using statistical tools
    • Implementing quality metrics and audits

    Project Human Resource, Communications and Stakeholder Management

    Developing the plan and acquiring the team

    • Creating hierarchical and matrix charts (RAM & RACI)
    • Developing the team: team building, Tuckman model, recognition and rewards
    • Motivational theories and conflict resolution techniques

    Efficiently communicating with stakeholders

    • Distributing information with communication models
    • Applying communication theory and the levels of power

    Managing stakeholder engagements

    • Identifying and analyzing stakeholders, and managing their expectations
    • Increasing support and minimizing resistance

    Project Risk and Procurement Management

    Assessing project risks

    • Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis
    • Evaluating Expected Monetary Value (EMV)

    Exam-relevant tools and techniques

    • Developing threat/opportunity response strategies
    • Reassessing and controlling risks

    Procurement management

    • Performing make-or-buy analysis
    • Formally accepting the product and closing the project

    Planning for the Exam

    Preparing for test day

    • Applying proven tips for exam success
    • Conquering exam apprehension

    Personalizing your study plan

    • Identifying your strengths and weaknesses
    • Optimizing your study time and focus

    Professional Responsibility and Ethics

    • The PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    • Balancing the interest of all stakeholders
    • This course is targeted towards Associate Project Managers, Project Managers, IT Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Project Analysts, Project Leaders, Senior Project Managers, Team Leaders, Product Managers, Product Sponsors, and Project Team Members.