PMP – Project Management Professional

Edgewater Training Centre’s Project Management programme prepares you for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification Exam. The PMP recognizes demonstrated competence in leading and directing project teams. If you’re an experienced project manager looking to solidify your skills.

Course Duration:
35 hours usually delivered over 5 days. Training duration can also be customized as per client requirements.

On Site and Off Site (UAE and GCC)

This course provides strategies to condense your study efforts and methods you can use for the multiple answer questions that achieve a higher score on the exam.

All PMP exam topic areas are covered, including the PMI knowledge areas and many other reference texts. Participants evaluate their existing knowledge, determine what knowledge is missing, and create a study plan to fill the gaps. Multiple sample exam questions on every topic area are provided, along with a review of answers and references.

Reasonable English Proficiency. (speaking, reading and writing skills)

What is the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification?:
Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification has been ranked the number 1 certification and is globally acknowledged as a standard for demonstrating your experience, education and ability to lead complex projects as project managers.

Who should attend this course?:
This course is ideal for Project Managers across organizations and industries who wish to advance in their career by taking the PMP® course.

Are there prerequisites to attend this course?:
There are none to attend this course but for the PMP® certification you will need 5 years of proven project management experience.

The Ten Areas

The course would be based on PMBOK 5th Edition book. Below listed are the 10 knowledge areas intelligently divided through 35 hours:
Writing is a key method of communication for most people, and it’s one that many people struggle with. Writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and text messaging. Developing writing skills is still important is the business world as creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas), giving you that extra edge in the workplace.
The Business Writing workshop will give your participants a refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation), and an overview of the most common business documents. These basic skills will provide your participates with that extra benefit in the business world that a lot of people are losing.

Who Should Attend

  1. Integration management
  2. Scope management
  3. Time management
  4. Cost management
  5. Quality management
  6. HR management
  7. Communication management
  8. Risk management
  9. Procurement management
  10. Stakeholder management
Detailed Course Outline – 5 Day PMP Prep Programme:

Day 1

PMP Exam Prep Introduction

  • What’s Project Management?
  • Who’s PMI®?
  • What’s the PMBOK® Guide?
  • What’s a PMP and How to Become One?

Project Management Framework

  • What’s a Project?
  • Operations, Programs, Portfolios & Subprojects
  • The Project Management Office
  • Progressive Elaboration of the Plan
  • The Triple Constraint
  • The Nine Knowledge Areas
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors on Projects

Project Life Cycle & Organization

  • Project Life Cycle & Phases
  • Phases
  • Project vs Product Life Cycles
  • The Project Manager
  • Other Project Stakeholders
  • Organizational Influences on Projects

Project Management Processes

  • Project Management Processes
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Initiating Processes
  • Planning Processes

Day 2

Project Management Processes

  • Executing Processing
  • Monitoring & Controlling Processes
  • Closing Processes
  • Project Success Factors

Project Integration Management

  • Day 1 Quiz
  • Major Project Documents/Systems
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Direct & Manage Project Execution
  • Monitor & Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Phase

Project Scope Management

  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Verify Scope
  • Control Scope

Day 3

Project Time Management

  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule

Project Cost Management

  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs

Project Communications Management

  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Communications
  • Distribute Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Expectations
  • Report Performance

Day 4

Project Quality Management

  • Plan Quality
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Perform Quality Control

Project Risk Management

  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Monitor & Control Risks

Project Human Resource Management

  • Develop Human Resource Plan
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team

Day 5

Project Procurement Management

  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements                                         
  • Administer Procurements
  • Close Procurements

Professional & Social Responsibility

  • PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Interactive Review Puzzle
  • Exam Strategies, Review and Q & A

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