Project Management Professional® exam preparation

Introduction

ITTA has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute to offer training in project management and issue professional development units (PDUs) to meet the continuing education requirements needed by PMI credential holders. To earn the R.E.P. designation, a provider must meet or exceed rigorous standards for quality and effectiveness as defined by PMI®.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

This course enables participants to understand all knowledge currently required to Manage Projects. Project Management Institute® provides a course that is split into 10 Knowledge Areas allowing participants to master all 10 dimensions of Project Management.

Audience

This course is intended for all IT professionals who wish to obtain their Project Management Professional (PMP® certification).

Prerequisites

No prerequisites

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
 
  •  Understand all required tools to successfully manage a project
  •  Cover the whole lifecycle of a project using a case study
  •  Become certified in Project Management Professional (PMP® examination)


This course shows evidence of 35 hours of training in project management (35 PDU's / contact hours)

Exams

To pass your PMP® examination, you will need to follow the following process:

1. Ensure if you are eligible for the PMP® credential

a. Have a High school diploma or global equivalent + 5 years project management experience + 35 hours project management education (this course covers this requirement)
Or
b. Have a Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent + 3 years project management experience + 35 hours project management education (this course covers this requirement)

2. Fill out the application form including the list of your experiences and persons of reference in case your file is audited
3. Prepare yourself for the exam (simulate exam with several sets of 200 multiple choice questions; duration: 4 hours)
4. PMI will need to validate your application form (usually done within 5 working days; 10 when you are audited)
5. Proceed to payment (555 USD for non PMI-members, 405 USD for PMI members)
6. Receive a voucher (validity 1 year)
7. Schedule your exam at a Prometric test center near your location when you are ready

Course outline

Introduction to the process groups of a project:
Initiating
Planning
Executing
Controlling and Monitoring
Closing

Study of the 10 Knowledge Areas:
Integration
Scope
Time
Costs
Quality
Communication
Human Resources
Procurement
Risks
Stakeholders

Study all tools and techniques for each Knowledge Area as well as their respective inputs and outputs

PMP, CAPM and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.