PMP

Project Management Principles and Tools

PMP Certification Exam Preparation Course

Discover the strategic role of projects, tools and techniques for planning and scheduling,  organization and managerial styles to improve success. 

  • Course Description: This course provides techniques to build a culture of project management excellence, tools to measure company progress and a set of priorities for improvement actions.
  • Target Students:  Students enrolling in this course should be planning to lead a project (primary audience) or serve on a project team (secondary audience);
  • Delivery Method:  Instructor-led, group-paced, classroom- delivery learning model with structured minds-on and hands-on activities;
  • Benefits:  Students will learn how to use project management techniques to plan, organize, control, document, and close out their projects successfully and with minimum risk;
  • Performance-Based Course Objectives ( based on PMBOK Guide – Fourth Edition) :
    • Discuss the phases of the Project Management Life Cycle and a project manager’s role in each phase.
    • List and discuss basic project success criteria and common reasons for project failure.
    • Discuss techniques for setting up a strong project team.
    • List and discuss elements of a Risk Management Plan.
    • Discuss techniques for planning and sequencing project activities, including the Work Breakdown Structure and the Network Logic Diagram.
    • Identify the Critical Path for completing a project on schedule.
    • List and discuss the cost elements that should be included in a project budget.
    • Discuss techniques for controlling for deviation from budgets and schedules.
    • Discuss key elements of project management communications and reporting tools.
    • Discuss key activities of project close – out.
    • Microsoft Project  – Standard, Professional, Server editions – How to Build a Project Plan, Resources, Costing, Multiple   Projects, Tracking Progress, Tables, Views, Security, Enterprise Administration.
  • Trainer:  Angela Dobrea, MCT, PMP Certified Instructor with 10 years of PMP certification training experience
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Course Achievements: 35 PDUs/contact hours (mandatory condition to apply for PMP Exam)