Code PMP

36 class hours and exam

Program Modules

Module PMP11.  PMP Exam Preparation

Module PMP22.  PMP Exam Preparation and PMP Exam


In order to qualify for PMP certification you need to comply with requirements set by PMI. 

Preparation for PMP exam:

Class PMP certificate takes 36 class hours. It is focused on preparation of students to pass PMP exam. It covers five phase of project life cycle and nine knowledge areas as set by PMI.

Exam Fees:

Class includes PMP certification exam fees.  Exam Fees may include PMI one year membership fee

Project Phases:

  • Initiation
    • Select project
    • Collect historical information
    • Project objectives
    • High-level deliverables and their estimates
    • High-level constraints and assumptions
    • Business need
    • Define product description
    • Define PM responsibilities
    • High-level resource requirements
    • Create project charter based on the above information
  • Planning
    • Create scope statement
    • Determine project team
    • Create WBS
    • Create network diagram
    • Estimate time and cost
    • Determine critical path
    • Create risk management plan
    • Develop schedule
    • Develop budget (baseline of cost plan is budget)
    • Define communication requirements (communication plan)
    • Risk management plan (qualification, quantification, and response)
    • Project control plan
    • Develop project plan (from above parts)
    • Finalize project plan and sign off
    • Hold kickoff meeting
  • Execution
    • Execute project plan
    • Manage project progress (verify and control)
    • Complete work packages (deliverables)
    • Distribute information (stakeholder management)
    • Quality assurance (execution of the plan)
    • Progress/status meetings (status reports from down and progress reports up)
    • Identify changes (execute change plan)
    • Use work authorization system where applicable
    • Manage by exception to the project plan (make sure everything is good and intervene only to issues and problems
  •  Controlling
    • Implement and use integrated change control (change management execution)
    • Project performance management (KPI definition and execution)
    • Scope change control (well structured requirements control)
    • Quality control (unit testing and test cases execution)
    • Cost control (collect actual costs and compare to plan)
    • Scope verification (walk through with stakeholders)
    • Plan verification (check reports vs. plan)
    • Update project plan
    • Implement corrective actions according to the plan changes
  • Closing

Knowledge Areas:

  • Integration
    • Plan Development
    • Plan Execution
    • Integrated change control
  • Scope
    • Initiation
    • Scope Planning
    • Scope Definition
    • Scope Verification
    • Scope Change Control
  • Time
    • Activity (deliverables) Definition
    • Activity Sequencing
    • Activity Duration Estimation
    • Schedule Development
    • Schedule Control
  • Cost
    • Resource Planning
    • Cost Estimating
    • Cost Budgeting
    • Cost Control
  • Quality
    • Quality Planning
    • Quality Assurance
    • Quality Control
  • Human Resources
    • Organizational Planning
    • Staff Acquisition
    • Team Development
    • Performance Control
  • Communication
    • Communications Planning
    • Information Distribution
    • Performance Reporting
    • Administrative Closure
  • Risk
    • Risk Management Planning
    • Risk Identification
    • Qualitative Risk Analysis
    • Quantitative Risk Analysis
    • Risk Response Planning
    • Risk Monitoring and Control
  • Procurement
    • Procurement Planning
    • Solicitation Planning
    • Solicitation
    • Source Selection
    • Contract Administration
    • Contract Closeout
  • Professional Responsibility and Legal Issues