(PMP) Preparation Course
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Course Description:

This course provides a consolidated information covering the project management framework, processes and knowledge areas following the structure of the PMBOK® Guide. It contains all the relevant information required by the Project Manager to clear the PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. Real life case studies and work book questions provide ample opportunities to learn the key aspects of project management.

Who will Benefit:

This course is suitable for project managers, project personnel, contract personnel, supervisors and other project stakeholders.

Prerequisites: Some demonstration at a professional level of project management knowledge and experience by supporting projects using project management tools and techniques.

Technical Level:

Mode of Delivery:

Consultant led classes, moderated discussions, and case studies

 

  • Develop an integrated understanding across PM knowledge areas & process groups
  • Apply appropriate project selection methods using finance principles
  • Estimate the scope, schedule and cost baselines for the project
  • Implement HR processes to organize, manage, and lead the project team
  • Implement effective communication tools to manage project stakeholders
  • Determine quality policies, objectives, and responsibilities
  • Integrate risk management techniques into project management process
  • Handle procurement contracts with vendor participation at critical stages of the project

  • Framework
    • Key Definitions
    • Project constraints
    • Project lifecycle vs. product lifecycle
    • Organizational structures
    • Enterprise environmental factors,
    • Organizational process assets
    • Project management office (PMO)
    • Project selection methods
  • Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
    • Process management groups
    • Processes
    • Process interactions
    • Knowledge areas
  • Integration Management
    • Project charter
    • Project management plan
    • Project execution
    • Monitor and control
    • Closing project
    • Business case
    • PSOW
    • PMIS
    • Configuration management
    • Work performance information
    • Change requests
  • Scope  Management
    • Requirements
    • WBS
    • Control scope
    • Requirements management plan
    • Requirements traceability matrix
    • Code of accounts
  • Time Management
    • Activities and duration
    • Schedule
    • WBS dictionary
    • PDM
    • FS, SS, FF, SF logical relationships
    • Lags and Leads, float
    • CPM
    • Forward pass and backward pass
    • Critical chain method
    • Reserves analysis
    • Crashing and fast tracking
    • Schedule performance baseline
  • Cost Management
    • Cost and Budget
    • Life cycle costing
    • Cost estimates-analogue, parametric, bottom up, three point.
    • Reserves analysis and funding requirements
    • Cost performance baseline
    • EV estimates
  • Quality Management
    • Plan quality
    • Quality concepts
    • Quality approaches
    • Cost of quality (CoQ)
    • Quality audit
    • Quality theories
    • Tools of quality
  • Human Resources Management
    • HR and staffing management
    • Responsibility assignment matrix (RAM)
    •  Interpersonal skills
    • Leadership styles
    • Acquiring and building teams
    • Conflict management
    • Motivation theories
    • Team performance assessment
    • Project performance appraisal
  • Communications Management
    • Communications requirements analysis
    • Communication channels
    • Communication model
    • Barriers to communication
    • Performance reports
    • Communicating and managing expectations
    • Issue logs and action logs
    • Variance analysis and forecasting
  • Risk Management
    • Processes
    • Methodology and approaches to risk management
    • Utility theory
    • Risk categories
    • Tools and techniques for risk identification
    • Risk probability and impact
    • Qualitative and quantitative analysis tools
    • Risk responses
  • Procurements Management
    • Key definitions
    • Planning, conducting, administering and closing procurements
    • Teaming agreements
    • Make-or-buy analysis
    • Contract types: Fixed price, cost reimbursable and T&M
    • Procurement statement of works
    • IFB, RFB, and RFQ
    • Negotiations and contracts
  • Stakeholder Management
    • Identify stakeholders
    • Stakeholder analysis
    • Stakeholder register
    • Managing stakeholders
  • Professional Responsibility
    • Code of conduct
    • Ethics
    • Culture
    • Driving forces in global businesses
    • Working in multicultural teams