PMP® Exam Facilitated Study

Accelerate your career by obtaining the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification! This 12-week course will guide you through the process of applying for the PMP® credential and give you all the information you need to pass the PMP® Exam. This course focuses on the concepts, tools and theory presented in the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® (PMBOK) as well as coaching you through specific exam preparation tactics. It is also a great preparation program for those seeking the CAPM® credential.

Learning objectives
Following successful completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Navigate the process of applying for the PMP® exam
  • Identify specific exam preparation tactics to ensure success on the PMP® exam
  • Identify the knowledge areas and other elements that will be on the PMP® exam
  • Have practiced taking the exam and received feedback on their areas for improvement

Program Outline
  • Introduction and Exam Certification Process
  • Project Management Introduction, Environment, and the Role of the Project Manager
  • Integration Management
  • Scope Management
  • Schedule Management
  • Cost Management
  • Quality Management
  • Resource Management
  • Communications Management
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Review & Summary

How the org benefits
Projects are 2½ times more successful when proven project management practices are used. Send team members through training to establish shared knowledge, language and processes - setting the foundation for project success.

How the individual benefits
The median salary for PMP holders in the U.S. is 25% higher than those without PMP certification, according to PMI's most recent Project Management Salary Survey. The PMP certification is designed by project professionals, for project professionals and validates that you are among the best.

Who should attend
This course is for Project Managers who are seeking the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential and preparing for the (PMP)® Exam or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam. This course will satisfy the formal education requirement needed to qualify for either exam.

Please note: to qualify for the PMP® exam, you must satisfy both of the following requirements:
1. 35 hours of formal Project Management education (which this course provides)
2. On-the-job Project Management experience (minimum 36 months for those with a bachelor's degree or higher; minimum 60 months for those without a bachelor's degree.)>

If you do not meet the minimum on-the-job Project Management experience requirement to sit for the PMP® exam, you will still meet the requirements to sit for the CAPM® exam after taking this course.

The University of Louisville's project management courses are taught by certified Project Management Professionals® who practice project management on a daily basis. Their decades of real-world experience means you learn from world-class instructors with a depth of practical knowledge and tools.

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