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Schulich Executive Learning Centre

Project Management Professional – pmp Exam Preparation Course

Available dates

Mar 2—6, 2020
5 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 3750 ≈USD 2865
CAD 750 per day
Sep 14—18, 2020
5 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 3750 ≈USD 2865
CAD 750 per day

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About the course

In today’s fast-paced world of project management, work experience alone is only half the equation for career success. There is an ever-increasing demand from organizations for project leaders and staff who have obtained the Project Management Institute’s® Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.

The PMP certification illustrates that you have world-class standardized project management knowledge and have committed yourself to mastering all of the essential project management skills. It puts you at the top of your industry and will open many new avenues of career growth.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn from one of the most respected project managers in Canada: Sandra Martyn, PMP, is a university-level facilitator with thousands of hours of classroom training experience. She has taught project managers from all over the world, plus 25 years “in the trenches”
  • Receive a 360º perspective on each knowledge area and process group: All nine knowledge areas and five process groups will be reviewed in detail
  • Review scores of sample questions: Learn first hand how to interpret exam questions and focus your study time on topics that need the most attention
  • Receive test-taking tips: Maximize your exam-writing efficiency
  • Network and learn in study teams: A top-rated feature of our program

Content

Section 1: PMP Exam Overview

  • Qualifying to write the PMP exam
  • Exam format and timing
  • Passing requirements
  • The testing facility
  • Study strategies

Section 2: Course Framework

  • Hints for learning
  • Key project management definitions
  • 10 project knowledge areas
  • 5 process groups
  • Agile Project Management

Section 3: Project Integration Management

  • Develop project charter
  • Develop project management plan
  • Direct and manage project work
  • Manage project knowledge
  • Monitor/control project work
  • Close project/phase

Section 4: Project Scope Management

  • Plan scope management
  • Collect requirements
  • Define scope
  • Create WBS
  • Validate/control scope

Section 5: Project Schedule Management

  • Plan schedule management
  • Define and sequence activities
  • Estimate durations
  • Develop and control schedule

Section 6: Project Cost Management

  • Plan cost management
  • Estimate costs
  • Determine budget
  • Control costs

Section 7: Project Quality Management

  • Plan quality management
  • Manage quality and control quality

Section 8: Project Resource Management

  • Plan resource management
  • Estimate activity resources
  • Acquire, develop and manage the team
  • Control resources

Section 9: Project Communications Management

  • Plan communications management
  • Manage communications
  • Monitor communications

Section 10: Project Risk Management

  • Plan risk responses
  • Implement risk responses
  • Identify risks
  • Perform qualitative/quantitative risk analysis
  • Monitor risks

Section 11: Project Procurement Management

  • Plan procurement management
  • Conduct procurements
  • Control procurements

Section 12: Stakeholder Management

  • Identify stakeholders
  • Plan stakeholder engagement
  • Manage stakeholder engagement
  • Monitor Stakeholder engagement

Who should attend

  • Experienced project managers and analysts who want to improve their test-taking skills and confidence prior to writing the PMP exam
  • Any individual who would simply like to increase their understanding of project management, even if you are not writing the exam.

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Sandra Martyn

Biography Sandi is President of The Martyn Group, a consulting company specializing in project management training, project design and implementation. She has more than 20 years of experience managing projects in all categories including construction, information systems, production, financial, ...

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