Opus College of Business

Project Management Prep

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About the course

Learn how to study for and what it takes to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam.

Project managers who are dedicated enough to their profession to get a certification from a governing body stand apart from the crowd. Current and potential employers see that you have a strong foundation in project management as well as the desire to be at the top of your professional game.

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification, offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, is one of the most valued certifications available in project management today. This program will prepare you for the PMP® exam. It also gives you 28 classroom hours and 7 additional online hours to complete the 35 hours needed to sit for the exam. Kick-start your project management career by taking the steps toward the PMP® certification.

PMI, PMP, and the PMBOK Guide are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

Benefits of This Program

Earn the Required 35 Contact Hours for PMP® Designation Our program has been approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for the required 35 contact hours of training you need to sit for the PMP® exam. You’ll earn 28 contact hours in class and an additional 7 contact hours online. If you currently hold a PMI® certification, this program counts as 35 PDUs for maintaining your credentials. We are approved by PMI® to issue PDUs for project management programs.

Prepare to Conquer the Exam Learn how to best prepare for the exam from a seasoned instructor with PMP® certification. You will walk away with tips and strategies on how to study and how to feel confident on exam day.

Learn the Ins and Outs of the PMBOK® Guide Work through the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth edition and understand what it means to be a PMP® certified project manager.


To help you prepare for the PMP® exam, our Project Management Prep program uses lecture, in-class exercises practice questions to teach you what you need to know to pass it.

In this program you will:

  • Learn helpful approaches to study for the exam
  • Study class materials and the following books:

PMBOK® Guide - sixth edition

The PMP® Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, Sixth Edition

  • Identify areas that require further study
  • Align your practical knowledge with the PMBOK® Guide terminology
  • Formulate a test-taking strategy with the guidance of a PMP® certified instructor

Who should attend

The ideal candidate will have previously attended a formal project management class, will be familiar with concepts presented in the PMBOK® Guide from the Project Management Institute, and is planning to take the PMP exam within 60 days of completing the class.

Participant titles/job functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Project managers
  • Project coordinators
  • Project analysts
  • Product managers
  • Program managers
  • Project team members 

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