PMP/CAPM Exam Prep Course - Certified Associate in Project Managment
CLASS DATE(s):
8/10/2020 - 8/12/2020

COURSE LENGTH: 4 Days

COURSE COST: $1495.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

The PMP Exam Prep 4 day course is designed to give experienced project managers the knowledge they need to pass the PMP exam. This 4 day class will give the PMP student the opportunity to study PMI's 5 process groups, 9 knowledge areas and 42 processes, including a practice exam. The recommended scenario is for PMP students to have an approved PMI exam application before attending the class and scheduling the PMP exam for the day after the class or within the following week. This course also gives students studying for the CAPM the knowledge that they need to take the CAPM exam as well as the 23 hours of project management education that PMI requires to sit for the CAPM exam. The course utilizes PMI's PMBOK fourth edition, and "The PMP Exam, How to Pass on Your First try", by Andy Crowe to assist the student with learning the PMI WAY. The course includes PMI foundational concepts, PMI's five process groups and nine knowledge areas

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

The PMP Exam Prep 4 day course is designed for those students that have extensive project management experience and are ready to study and take the PMP exam. The second audience that this course is designed for is CAPM students that will be sitting for the CAPM exam. It is recommended that if you are a PMP student you have already completed your exam application and been accepted for the exam before you attend the course and that you sit for the exam within a few weeks of taking the course.

Gain and Maintain Your CAPM

The certification exam has 150 multiple choice questions, and you have three hours to complete it.
To maintain your CAPM, you must retake the exam every five years.
CAPM EXAM/CERTIFICATION :

Prerequisites Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
1,500 hours of project experience
OR
23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam

  

*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244).

COURSE TOPICS:


Lesson 1: The Exam
What the exam tests
A passing grade
The exam Material
Getting to the test (application)
Requirements to apply with a college diploma
Requirements to apply without a college diploma
Ongoing education
The testing Environment
The time limit
Question format

Lesson 2: Foundational Concepts
Philosophy
Importance
Perparation
Essential terms
Project roles
Project context
Common inputs, tools, tecniques, and outputs

Lesson 3: Process Framework
Importance
Perparation
Essential terms
Organization
Process Group 1 - Initiating
Process Group 2 - Planning
Process Group 3 - Executing
Process Group 4 - Monitoring and Controlling
Process Group 5 - Closing
Project Management Process Chart

Lesson 4: Integration Management
Philosophy
Importance
Preparation
Integration Management processes
Develop project charter
Develop Project management plan
Direct and manage project work
Perform integrated change control
Close project or phase
Integration management questions
Answers to integration management questions

Lesson 5: Scope Management
Philosophy
Importance
Preparation
Scop Management processes
Plan scop management
Collect requirements
Define scope
Create WBS
Validate scope
Control scope
Scope Management questions
Scope Management questions answered

Lesson 6: Time Management
Philosophy
Importance
Preparation
Time management processes
Plan schedule Management
Define Activites
Sequence activities
Estimate activity resources and durations
Develop and control scheule
Special Focus: Critical Path Method
Summary of key terms
Time management questions and answers

Lesson 7: Cost Management
Philosophy
Importnace
Preparation
Important concepts
Plan cost management
Estimate costs
Determine budget
Control costs
Special Focus: Earned Value
Types of costs
Exercises
Cost Management questions and answers

Lesson 8: Quality Management
Phiosophy
Importance
Preparation
Definition of quality
Quality management processes
Quality terms and philosophies
Plan quality
Perform quality assurance
Perform quality control
Quality management questions and answers

Lesson 9: Human Resource Management
Philosophy
Importance
Preparation
Human Resource management processes
Plan human resource management
Acquire project team
Develop project team
Manage project team
Human resources questions and answers

Lesson 10: Communications Management
Philosophy
Importlance
Perparation
Communications Processes
Project mamager's role in communications
Plan communications
Manage communications
Control communications
Exercizes
Communications Management questions and answers

Lesson 11: Risk Management
Philosophy
Importance
Preparation
Risk
Plan risk management
Identify risks
Perform qualitative risk analysis
Perform qualitative risk analysis
Plan risk responses
Monitor and control risks
Risk management questions and answers

Lesson 12: Procurement Management
Philosophy
Importance
Preparation
Procurement processes
Procurement roles
Plan procurement roles
Plan procurement management
Conduct procuerments
Close procurements
Procurement management questions and answers

Lesson 13: Stakeholder Management
Philosophy
Importance
Preparation
Identify Stakeholders
Plan Stakeholder Management
Manage Stakeholder management
Control Stakeholder management
Stakeholder Management questions and answers

Lesson 14: How to Pass the PMP
Reading the questions
A guessing Stategy
Spotting tricks and traps
Don't get stuck
Exam time management
Scratch paper
Budgeting your time
Managing your review
Difficulty
Managing Anxiety

Final Exam
Final Exam answers