PMP Exam Prep Bootcamp

at Project Management Experts - Reston

Course Details
Price:
$1,895 20 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Sep 19, 8:30am - Sep 23, 5:00pm Eastern Time (5 sessions)

Location:
Reston
12020 Sunrise Valley Dr Ste 100
Near Reston Pkwy
Reston, Virginia 20191
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Description
Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this pmp training:

If you are taking this course, you have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on a career in professional project management. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects.

Project managers who have proven skills and experience can find exciting, high-visibility opportunities in a wide range of fields. This course is specifically designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management proficiency on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession.

Target Student

This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience regardless of whether their formal job role is project manager, who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training.

The course enables candidates to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, and seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.

Prerequisites: None

To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience with basic project management concepts and have some working experience with project management. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following PME courses which are NOT mandatory to attend PMP® Exam Prep:

  • Project Management Overview
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Agile Essentials

Hardware

For this course, students will need complete systems to access your virtual classroom if you are presenting remotely. They will need Microsoft Office applications to access the sample documents and templates. Each computer will need the following general hardware configurations:

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) 64-bit (x64) processor.
  • 2 gigabytes (GB) of Random-Access Memory (RAM).
  • 32 GB available storage space.
  • Monitor capable of a screen resolution of at least 1,024 × 768 pixels, at least a 256-color display, and a video adapter with at least 4 MB of memory.
  • Keyboard and mouse or a compatible pointing device.
  • Internet access (contact your local network administrator).
  • (Instructor computer only) A display system to project the instructor's computer screen.

Software

  • Microsoft® Office 365™ license (which provides the Microsoft Office apps)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional
  • If necessary, software for viewing the course slides.

Materials

  • PMI Authorized Exam Prep. Textbook – Hardcopy
  • PMI Online Exam Prep. Materials – Videos, Assessment Tests, Slide Deck, Study Guidelines
  • PMI PMP® Classroom Study Materials – Slides - Hardcopy
  • PMI PMP® Classroom Study Materials – Activities and Mastery Builder Questions – Hardcopy
  • PMI PMP® Exam Content Outline – Softcopy
  • PMP® Exam Prep. Post-Class Cloned Questions - Softcopy

Agenda

Day 1

  • Introduction and Ice Breaker
  • Video: Preparing for the PMP® Exam
  • Video: Earning PDUs

Lesson 1: Creating a High-Performing Team

  • Topic A: Build a Team
  • Video: RACI Chart Creation
  • Video: Virtual Teams
  • Topic B: Define Team Ground Rules
  • Topic C: Negotiate Project Agreements
  • Group Exercise: Activities 1-1, 1-2, 1-3
  • Topic D: Empower Team Members and Stakeholders
  • Topic E: Train Team Members and Stakeholders
  • Topic F: Engage and Support Virtual Teams
  • Topic G: Build Shared Understanding about a Project
  • Video: Planning Poker
  • Group Exercise: Activities 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7
  • Lesson 1: Review, Test Tips, and Individual Test
  • Lesson 1: Test Review

Day 2

Lesson 2: Starting the Project

  • Topic A: Determine Appropriate Project Methodology/Methods and Practices
  • Video: When to Apply Agile Methodologies
  • Topic B: Plan and Manage Scope
  • Group Exercises: Activities 2-1, 2-2
  • Topic C: Plan and Manage Schedule
  • Video: Working with the Critical Path
  • Group Exercise: Activity 2-5
  • Homework Exercise: Activities 2-5, 2-6
  • Topic D: Plan and Manage Budget and Resources
  • Homework Exercise: Activities 2-3, 2-4
  • Topic E: Plan and Manage Quality of Products and Deliverables
  • Topic F: Integrate Project Planning Activities

Day 3

Lesson 2: Starting the Project (cont.)

  • Topic G: Plan and Manage Procurement
  • Group Exercise: Activities 2-7, 2-8, 2-9
  • Topic H: Establish Project Governance Structure
  • Topic I: Plan and Manage Project/Phase Closure
  • Group Exercise: Activities 2-10, 2-11
  • Lesson 2: Review, Test Tips, and Individual Test
  • Lesson 2: Test Review

Lesson 3: Doing the Work

  • Topic A: Assess and Manage Risks
  • Video: Identifying Risk
  • Topic B: Execute Project to Deliver Business Value
  • Topic C: Manage Communications
  • Video: Communications Channels
  • Topic D: Engage Stakeholders
  • Group Exercise: Activities 3-2, 3-3, 3-5
  • Homework Exercise: Activities 3-1, 3-4
  • Topic E: Create Project Artifacts
  • Topic F: Manage Project Changes
  • Topic G: Manage Project Issues
  • Topic H: Ensure Knowledge Transfer for Project Continuity
  • Group Exercise: Activities 3-6, 3-7, 3-8, 3-9
  • Lesson 3: Review, Test Tips, and Individual Test
  • Lesson 3: Test Review

Day 4

Lesson 4: Keeping the Team on Track

  • Topic A: Lead a Team
  • Video: Successful Persuasion
  • Topic B: Support Team Performance
  • Video: Project Status Report
  • Topic C: Address and Remove Impediments, Obstacles, and Blockers
  • Group Exercise: Activities 4-1, 4-2, 4-3
  • Topic D: Manage Conflict
  • Video: Dealing with Difficult People
  • Topic E: Collaborate with Stakeholders
  • Topic F: Mentor Relevant Stakeholders
  • Topic G: Apply Emotional Intelligence to Promote Team Performance
  • Video: Using Social Skills to Build Relationships
  • Group Exercise: Activities 4-4, 4-5, 4-6
  • Homework Exercise: Activities 4-7, 4-8
  • Lesson 4: Review, Test Tips, and Individual Test
  • Lesson 4: Test Review

Day 5

Lesson 5: Keeping the Business in Mind

  • Topic A: Manage Compliance Requirements
  • Topic B: Evaluate and Deliver Project Benefits and Value
  • Topic C: Evaluate and Address Internal and External Business Environment Changes
  • Video: Handling Pressure from Outside Your Team
  • Group Exercise: Activities 5-1, 5-2, 5-3
  • Topic D: Support Organizational Change
  • Video: Leading without Authority
  • Topic E: Employ Continuous Process Improvement
  • Group Exercise: Activities 5-4, 5-5
  • Lesson 5: Review, Test Tips, and Individual Test
  • Lesson 5: Test Review

Final Test: Mastery Builders (post class)

  • Mastery Builder 1-1
  • Mastery Builder 2-1
  • Mastery Builder 3-1
  • Mastery Builder 4-1
  • Mastery Builder 5-1
  • Mastery Builder Review


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