Project Management Professional (PMP)® Training

Total Class Time: 40 hours
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This course is based on the 2021 PMP certification exam criteria. 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 provides the required 35 credit hours needed to qualify for the PMP certification exam. For those planning to sit the exam, this course comes with an exam simulator that contains over 500 online sample questions, 70 project management templates and over 300 flashcards based on PMI definitions. This course may earn a Credly Badge.


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.

Target Audience

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.


Please refer to the Audience Description to see what background works best to be successful in this course.

  • Class Schedule
  • Course Outline
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  • 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