Attending this course will assist the student in developing the ability to discern project management practices which do and do not comply with Project Management Institute (PMI) expectations as outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The course also covers strategies, concepts, definitions, and practices whose understanding is required to pass PMI’s Project Management Professionals (PMP), and Certified Associates in Project Management (CAPM) examinations.
Students should have taken Project Management Fundamentals, Core Processes, and Terminology.
What You Will Learn:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Understand what is required of them to finish preparing for PMI examinations independently.
- Recognize variance from PMI standards in project processes.
- Recognize variance from PMI standards in project management practices.
- Recognize PMBOK compliant project plan components.
Who Should Attend:
- PMP or CAPM Candidates should attend this course.
Chapter 1: How To Most Efficiently Prepare For PMP/CAPM
- Improving efficiency
- Key Issues
- Common modes of failure
- The role of test battery software & avoiding its traps
- Exam provider expectations
Chapter 2: Navigating The Application Process
- Categorizing your application
- Documenting & Categorizing experience
- Application submission guidelines & options
Chapter 3: Understanding The PMP & CAPM Exams
- Differences in the PMP and CAPM exam intentions
- Understanding the testing environment & mindset
- What the exams are like
- Knowing when you are ready to test
Chapter 4: PMBOK Study Strategies
- How the PMBOK supports the preparation process
- How not to use the PMBOK
- The PMBOK as a family of related processes
- How to most quickly understand and retain PMBOK concepts and processes
Chapter 5: Understanding PMI’s “isms”
- Assumptions about project management that frame all exam questions
- Assumptions about project manager’s behavior
- Assumptions about the project environment
- Avoiding getting tangled in the differences between what you do and what PMI requires
Chapter 6: The Process Of Project Management
Chapter 7: The Framework Of Project Management
Chapter 8: Integration Management Topics
Chapter 9: Scope Management Topics
Chapter 10: Time Management Topics
Chapter 11: Cost Management Topics
Chapter 12: Quality Management Topics
Chapter 13: Human Resources Management Topics
Chapter 14: Communications Management Topics
Chapter 15: Risk Management Topics
Chapter 16: Procurement Management Topics
Chapter 17: Professional Responsibility Topics
Tuition for this five-day course is $3000 (exam voucher $600) per person at one of our scheduled
public courses. Please call us at 410-956-8805
or send an email to ATI@ATIcourses.com
for more information.