Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Training Course
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Phoenix TS offers exam preparatory training for the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification at our facilities located in Columbia, Maryland and Alexandria, Virginia. Additionally, this PMP course can be delivered through an on-site or online training solution, available worldwide.

This training course will help candidates meet all Project Management Professional (PMP) qualifications as well as solidify knowledge covered on the PMP exam. Leading organizations establish a competitive advantage by continually enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of their project management capabilities. This has caused an increased demand in certified PMPs who are accredited in the skills necessary to do so. Their ability to increase the percentage of successful projects completed on time and to budget through the application of standardized and evolving principles have made certified PMPs the desired hiring choices within the government sector, commercial space and other types of organizations as well.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Training Course Description:

This five-day PMP exam preparatory course will help current Project Managers solidify their knowledge and utilize best practices for the taking PMP certification exam. Allowing attendees to become one step closer to earning today’s most widely recognized project management certification, the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Project Management Professional (PMP).

Upon the successful completion of this PMP exam prep course, students will have a thorough understanding of:

  • Defining professional project management
  • Initiating various projects
  • Planning all types of project work
  • Developing schedules for projects
  • Developing budgets and cost estimates
  • Planning communications, staffing and project quality
  • Analyzing various risks and plan responses for them
  • Planning project procurements
  • Executing work involved with a project
  • Managing project procurement
  • Controlling and monitoring project work
  • Controlling and monitoring project schedule and costs
  • Controlling and monitoring project performance and quality
  • Controlling and monitoring project risks and procurements
  • Finishing a project

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Project Management Professional (PMP) Course Outline:

Module 1: The Fundamentals of Professional Project Management

Lesson 1A: Key Procedures for Successful Management

Lesson 1B: Responsibilities of a Project Manager

Lesson 1C: Interpersonal Communication for Quality Management Techniques

Module 2: New Project Initiation Phase

Lesson 2A: Determine Project Context from a Management Perspective

Lesson 2B: Project Selection

Lesson 2C: Statement of Work Preparation Phases

Lesson 2D: Project Charters

Lesson 2E: Project Stakeholders

Module 3: Project Planning Phase

Lesson 3A: Determine the Elements of a Project Plan

Lesson 3B: Stakeholder Requirements

Lesson 3C: Project Scope

Lesson 3D: Task Structure

Module 4: Effective Project Scheduling

Lesson 4A: Creating a List of Key Tasks

Lesson 4B: Network Diagrams for Project Scheduling

Lesson 4C: Task Resources

Lesson 4D: Task Duration

Lesson 4E: Creating a Structured Project Schedule

Lesson 4F: Creating a Critical Project Path with Specific Milestones

Lesson 4G: Schedule Optimization

Lesson 4H: Schedule Baseline

Module 5: Budgeting and Cost Estimates

Lesson 5A: Estimating Total Project Cost

Lesson 5B: Estimating Baseline Cost

Lesson 5C: Funding and Cost Reconciliation

Module 6: Project Quality and Communications Planning

Lesson 6A: Creating a Substantial Plan for Management Procedures

Lesson 6B: Specify Project Team Members’ Responsibilities, Roles and Reporting Procedures

Lesson 6C: Documenting a Specific Communications Plan

Module 7: Risk Analysis and Response Planning

Lesson 7A: Establishing a Clear Plan for Risk Management Procedures

Lesson 7B: Identify Triggers and Potential Project Risks

Lesson 7C: Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis

Lesson 7D: Establishing a Plan for Risk Response Procedures

Module 8: Project Procurement Planning

Lesson 8A: Planning Procurements

Lesson 8B: Procurement Statement of Work

Lesson 8C: Organizing Procurement Documents

Module 9: Project Execution

Lesson 9A: Effective Project Execution Management Techniques

Lesson 9B: Quality Assurance Management

Lesson 9C: Acquisition, Development and Management of a Project Team

Lesson 9D: Establishing a Plan for Information Distribution

Lesson 9E: Stakeholder Expectation Management

Module 10: Project Procurement Management Procedures

Lesson 10A: Procurement Process Analysis

Lesson 10B: Seller Responses

Lesson 10C: Identify Project Sellers

Module 11: Project Work Control and Observation

Lesson 11A: Control and Observation Work Processes

Lesson 11B: Development and Utilization of an Integrated Change Control Structure

Lesson 11C: Deliverables and Result Review

Lesson 11D: Project Scope Controlling Procedures

Module 12: Control and Observation of the Project Schedule and Cost

Lesson 12A: Controlling the Project Schedule

Lesson 12B: Controlling Project Costs

Module 13: Control and Observation of Project Quality and Enactment

Lesson 13A:  Quality Control Procedures

Lesson 13B: Project Enactment Reports

Module 14: Control and Observation of Project Risks and Procurements

Lesson 14A:  Observe and Control Potential Project Risks

Lesson 14B: Project Procurement Management

Module 15: Completing the Project

Lesson 15A: Complete Project Procurements

Lesson 15B: Procedures for Finalizing the Project

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam:

Details of the Exam:

  • Questions: 200 questions
  • Score Needed to Pass: The exam is a Pass or Fail. There is no score given. The candidates must get 61% of the questions correct in order to pass.
  • Duration of the Test: 4 Hours
  • Format of the Test: multiple choice
  • Delivery of the Test: The Project Management Professional (PMP) exam is offered as a computer-based test. The test is distributed through the global network of Prometric testing centers.

The Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Measures The Following Skills:

  • Initiating is 11%: 23 questions
  • Planning is 23%: 43 questions
  • Executing is 26%: 53 questions
  • Control & Monitor is 21%: 42 questions
  • Closing is 9%: 18 questions
  • Professional Responsibility is 9%: 18 questions

Price of the Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam: $555.00

Phoenix TS is a certified testing center for Prometric. Students can register their Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam at any of the Phoenix TS test centers located in the Washington DC, Baltimore, Columbia, Maryland, and Northern Virginia areas. Students can register by going to the Prometric website and/or calling us directly at 301-258-8200.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Training Course Standard Price:

Total Price: $1,990.00

5 Day Course

GSA Eligible

Cost Includes:

  • Class exercises and training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, highlighters, pens and other material
  • Option of retaking the course
  • Sample exam questions provided by leading industry vendors
  • A full breakfast that includes an assortment of fruits, bagels, yogurt juices and doughnuts
  • Coffee/tea/soda will be available all day
  • Freshly baked cookies in the afternoon (participating locations)

*This course does not include an exam voucher *

Project Management Professional (PMP) Group Price:

Please call us at 301-258-8200 in order to discuss group pricing. 

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Who is this PMP Training Course For?

This certification exam prep course is ideal for professionals holding the following job titles:

  • Associate project managers
  • Project managers
  • IT project managers
  • Project coordinators
  • Project analysts
  • Project leaders
  • Senior project managers
  • Team leaders
  • Product managers
  • Program managers
  • Project sponsors
  • Project team members
  • And anyone seeking PMP certification

Prior to registering for the PMP exam, students must meet specific educational requirements, which can be satisfied through this PMP training course. Students are also recommended to have hands-on work experience in project management prior to taking the course and exam, as this is meant to prepare attendees for the PMP exam.

How Will PMP Certification Advance Your Project Management Career?

Due to the skill set accredited with a PMP certification, these Project Managers are given hiring preference over non-certified peers. Companies feel confident hiring PMPs because the know the skill set and experience required to not only qualify for the training course, but the advance abilities these professionals develop within the course and exam itself. The objective exam measures all areas of Project Management that certified professionals need to understand in order to execute projects to specification, within budget and on time. For these reasons, PMPs often witness salary increases and greater job and advancement opportunities within their careers. 

Take the Next Step with PMP Certification Training!

If you are ready to enroll in a PMP training course and start taking the steps towards a better career, simply register for an upcoming training course. If you would like more information or need help scheduling an on-site or online training solution, please contact us through the form located on the right side of this page.

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