PMP® Exam Preparation

Villanova University

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  • 2 days
  • in person

What are the topics?

Villanova University

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About the course

PMP® Exam Preparation is a course designed for experienced project managers to enhance their knowledge of and skills in the field. Students will gain insight into the structure, grading system, and study strategies required for the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam. Through this program students will explore the five process groups and 10 knowledge areas addressed in the latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

For students who require more of an introductory course, Intro to Project Management is a two-day bootcamp for professionals who want to make a career change into project management or for those who aren't technically project managers, but have elements of their roles that require a foundational understanding of how to successfully manage a project from start to finish.

Premium Quality Course Materials

Included in your course registration fees, you will receive The CertWise Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation. This premium quality program combines comprehensive printed reading materials with interactive online study materials to expand, apply and solidify your knowledge to pass the PMP exam.

Comprehensive Reading Materials

  • Three printed books provide an in-depth exploration of the five knowledge domains tested on the PMP exam. These materials are organized into 14 chapters including:
    • Chapters 1-3: Project Management Concepts, Framework, and Skills – to provide context and an overall framework for the study content to follow.
    • Chapters 4-13: Covering each of the 10 Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition (Integration, Scope, Schedule, Cost, Quality, Resource Management, Communications, Risk, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management), following the organization of the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition for easy cross-reference.
    • Chapter 14: Preparing for the PMP Exam (test-taking tips and strategies).
  • A glossary of key PMP terminology is included at the end of each chapter, with official PMI definitions (utilizing the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition glossary or PMI Lexicon of Project Management Terms Version 3.0).
  • Progress check questions are included at the end of each chapter to help students check their understanding and retention of topics.
  • Topics are presented in a concise, easy-to-understand format to cover the PMP® Examination Content Outline, and are organized to follow the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition.

Interactive Online Study Tools

Participants will have access to interactive online study tools for one year. These tools provide participants with an opportunity to apply and reinforce concepts, evaluate their knowledge, and monitor their growth throughout the course. Over 900 practice questions are included in the following online tools:

  • Pre-test: Evaluate initial knowledge to identify areas of strength and weakness and focus studies.
  • SmartStudy™: Build a customized study plan to optimize study time.
  • Chapter Quizzes: Test comprehension, retention, and ability to apply concepts.
  • Process Group Quizzes: Practice test questions by domain area.
  • Flashcards: Review important key terms and definitions.
  • Post-test: Gauge knowledge gained and areas that require further study.
  • Practice Exam: Build confidence and set your pace with a timed practice exam.
  • Progress Reports: Track your activities and scores.
  • Resource Center: Access helpful test-taking tips, PMP exam resources, feedback links, and more.

PMP Exam Requirements

For students preparing to sit for the PMP Exam, there are additional prerequisites you need to meet before you are qualified to take the exam (i.e. hours worked as a project manager). These prerequisites can be found on the Project Management Institute’s website.

The PMP Exam is changing as of July 1, 2020.

PMP® Exam Preparation at Villanova University

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