School of Continuing Studies

XCPD-486 PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation

Available dates

May 27—29, 2020
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1829
USD 609 per day


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About the course

This course is based on the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013. The objective of the course is to prepare students for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification examination.

Students will conduct an in-depth review of the ten knowledge areas and five process groups in the PMBOK® Guide and practice common project management formulas. The course also reviews test-taking techniques and strategies and covers the exam format and common question types. Students will gain confidence to pass the PMP® certification examination through a thorough review of the content,study aides, and test simulations.

Students who enroll in the course should be familiar with the PMBOK® Guide and have completed the required 35 hours of project management related coursework.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course, a successful student will be able to:

  • Understand in depth the ten knowledge areas and five process groups;
  • Calculate and apply fundamental project management formulas needed for the exam;
  • Understand the test format and question types found on the exam;
  • Develop test-taking techniques and strategies applicable to the exam;
  • Gain confidence in successfully passing the exam by completing example practice questions.

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