PMP

Get Trained for PMP Certification Exam

PMP® stands for Project Management Professional. The certification in PMP® is a prominent professional Qualification for project managers, generally presented by Project Management Institute. Due to the present trends in the industry, PMP certification is in high demand, and the completion will bring hundreds of job opportunities for you. The working professionals who are willing to advance their career graph can be benefited by the certification to pass out the PMP certification examination as required by the different Project Management Institutes.

Course Design and Overview

Eduslab’s certification course for PMP certification exam preparation is designed to assist the trainees in achieving internationally recognized certification from Project Management Institutes. Thus, it will empower and enrich the competency level and maturity of the professional in project management.

We are leading PMP® training provider with vast experience in training. The training design includes a workshop which is based on practical knowledge, and a passionate trainer will guide you to achieve success galore. This workshop will not only help the participants to gain success in the exam but also concentrates on preparing them to be expert project managers.

Objectives & Achievements

On completion of the course, trainees will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the project management processes.
  • Gain knowledge of project phases, project life cycle, project stakeholders, general management skills and other aspects related to project management.
  • Gain knowledge about important project management processes of Scope, Time and Cost.
  • Learn about assisting processes of Quality, Human Resources, Risk Management, Investor Management, and communication.
  • Study about Project Integration Management.
  • Know about using PMBOK® guide for exam preparation.
  • Grasp the guidelines for filling the PMP® Application form.
  • Reaching the right level of promptness for going through the PMP® Examinations.

The Highlights

Trainers at Eduslab are best rated for their expertise in three subjects and the well-designed content used for training purpose. Here, we would like to highlight the best features to lean on.

  • The contact workshop is designed based on PMBOK® Sixth edition of Project Management Institute and is a combination of instructor directed and self-regulated learning.
  • Each section consists of definitions, examples, assignments, memory joggers and case studies which simplify the learning and application of the content.
  • The highlights of the training program are case studies and illustrations for IT sector along with few other things.
  • Following the presentation and sample applications, a quiz is processed on the completed topic as per the requirement.
  • To check the knowledge of the participants, a mock examination session is conducted after the training session.

Note: The course would be completed in a systematic schedule to prepare the candidate with 35 PDU requirements to join the PMP® course.

Introduction

• Getting to know the participants
• Introduction to PMI®
• PMP® Certification – advantages
• PMP® certification – process and fees related information
• PMP ® Application procedures – instructions on how to fill in the form
• PMP® examination – information on the split of questions, question pattern
• PMP® examination – Tips on how to prepare and take the examination (this theme will be reiterated throughout the course)
• PMP® – Fulfilling the CCR requirements
• Familiarization with course outline
• Familiarization with the protocols and timings
• Expectation setting and clarifications
• Introductory Quiz – to assess the current level of familiarization of the participants with PMBOK® concepts and assess the gaps.

Project Management Context

• Structure of PMBOK®
• Project Management vs. Product oriented Processes
• Description of five process groups in the Project Lifecycle and their interactions
• Characteristics and components of Process groups
• Mapping of Project Management Processes across the Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
• What are Projects?
• Projects vs. Operations
• Project Management
• Constraints and Assumptions
• The concept of Progressive Elaboration and Rolling wave planning
• The concept of Program Management and Portfolio Management
• The concept of Project Management Office (PMO)
• Types of PMO
• Tailoring PM Methodology
• Organizational Project Management
• Different Life cycles models – Predictive, Iterative & Agile
• Varying types of Project organizational structures – Functional, Matrix and their advantages and disadvantages
• Project Management Business Documents
• Enterprise Environmental Factors
• Organizational Process Asset
• Quiz – Project Management context

Role of Project Manager

• The Role of Project Manager
• PMI Talent Triangle
• Leader vs. Manager
• Types of Power
• Leadership styles
• Integration

Project Integration Management

• The role of Integration Management in Project execution
• Description of multiple ways in a Project can arise
• Description of Enterprise Environmental factors and organizational assets which can impact a Project
• Project Charter – its characteristics
• Description of various Project selection methods – like mathematical models and financial criteria like ROI, NPV, IRR etc.
• Project Management Plan Development
• Contents of the Project Management Plan
• Managing Project knowledge
• Lessons Learned Register
• PMIS – its role in effective Project Management
• Directing and Managing Project Work
• The role of Configuration Management system in a Project environment
• Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
• Performing Integrated Change Control
• How to manage changes in a Project?
• Closing a Project ( or a Phase)
• Final Report preparation
• Emerging trends in Integration Management
• Considerations for Agile
• Quiz – Project Integration Management

Project Scope Management

• Project Scope vs. Product Scope and their interrelationships
• Importance of Scope Management Plan in the Project
• Collect Requirements process
• Requirement gathering techniques
• Requirement Traceability Matrix
• Define Scope Process
• Project Scope statement – how to prepare and update?
• WBS – its key role in Project Management
• Creating and Managing WBS
• Interactions of WBS with other Breakdown structures used in Project Environment
• Validate Scope process
• Scope Validation vs. Quality Control
• Control Scope process
• Emerging trends in Scope Management
• Considerations for Agile – Product Backlog
• Quiz – Project Scope Management

Project Schedule Management

• Importance of Schedule Management in a Project environment
• Plan Schedule Management Process
• Define Activities process
• Sequence Activities process
• Multiple types of dependencies across activities
• Precedence Diagramming Method
• Estimating Activity Duration process
• Various duration estimating procedures – Top-Down, Bottom-up, Analogous, Parametric, Sprint planning meeting etc.
• The concept of Contingency in Schedule Management
• Develop Schedule Process
• The importance of calendars in the Scheduling process
• The importance of Critical Path in Project Management
• Critical Path computation and explanation of its characteristics
• Application of techniques like Fast tracking, Crashing, Resource Optimization, PERT etc in schedule development
• Use of Modeling techniques in Scheduling
• Agile Release Planning
• Schedule baseline
• Control Schedule process Revision of schedules
• Control schedule techniques
• Emerging trends in Schedule Management
• Quiz – Project Schedule Management

Project Cost Management

• The importance of Cost Management in Projects
• Project Lifecycle costing vs. Product Lifecycle costing
• Cost Management Plan and its use in Cost control
• Estimating Costs process
• Cost Management Plan and its use in Cost control
• Analogous, Parametric and Bottom-up methods of Cost estimating
• Determine Budget process
• Cost Baseline and its management
• Control costs process
• Cost and Schedule Performance Indices and their use in Forecasting
• Emerging trends in Cost Management
• Cost Management in Agile Methodologies
• Quiz – Project Cost Management

Project Quality Management

• Project Quality vs. Product Quality
• Concepts of Quality Management
• Project Management vis-à-vis Quality Management
• Current themes in Quality Management
• Planning Quality Management process
• Project Quality Management Plan and Process Improvement Plan
• Manage Quality process
• Perform Control Quality process
• Tools of Quality Control – including Control Charts, Cause and Effect diagrams, Stratification, Checklists, Histograms, Scatter diagrams etc.
• Cost of Quality/ Cost of Non-Quality concepts
• Emerging Trends in Quality Management
• Quality Management in Agile
• Quiz – Project Quality Management

Project Human Resource Management

• Developing Resource Management Plan process
• Organizational Planning & Structures
• Description of OBS and RBS
• RAM and RACI Charts
• Team Charter
• Estimate Activity Resources
• Resource estimation techniques
• Acquire Resources Process
• Managing Virtual teams in a Project environment
• Building effective Project teams
• Develop Team process
• Importance of Trainings in Project team development
• Delegation for effective management
• Multiple stages of Team Development
• Manage Team process
• Interpersonal skills
• Conflict Handling – multiple models
• Control Resources process
• Conducting Performance reviews
• Trends in HR Management
• Agile considerations
• Quiz – Project Resource Management

Project Communications Management

• Planning Communications Management Process
• Project Communications structures
• Communications requirements analysis in the Project environment
• Communication Channels in a Project
• Communications Management Plan
• Sender Receiver models in the Project environment
• Manage Communications process
• Communication Methods – Push, Pull and Interactive
• Monitor Communications Process
• Reporting Performance
• Obstacles in cross-cultural communication
• Trends in Communication Management
• Agile considerations
• Quiz – Project Communications Management

Project Risk Management

• Risk Management cycle in a Project environment
• Plan Risk Management process
• Importance of Risk Management Plan in the Risk Management Lifecycle
• Types of Risks which can impact a Project
• Identify Risks process
• Risk identification facilitators – Brainstorming, Delphi techniques, SWOT Analysis, Documentation Review, Checklist Analysis etc
• Risk Register preparation and Updation
• Risk report
• Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis process
• Probability Impact Matrix and its use in Risk Management
• Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis process
• Use of varying Simulation Techniques
• Application of Decision Tree analysis and Sensitivity Analysis tools to Risk Management
• Plan Risk Responses process
• Strategies of Risk response for positive and negative risks
• Different types of Risks – Primary Risks, Secondary Risks, Residual Risks etc.
• Risk Register updation
• Implement risk responses process
• Monitor Risks process
• Use of Risk Audits and Reserve Analysis for monitoring of Risks
• Corrective and Preventive Actions in Risk Management process
• Emerging trends in Risk Management
• Agile considerations
• Quiz –Project Risk Management

Project Stakeholder Management

• Stakeholders in Project and their importance
• Identify Stakeholders Process
• Conducting Stakeholder Analysis – Power-Interest Grid
• Creating the Stakeholder Register
• Plan Stakeholder Engagement Process
• Stakeholder Engagement Levels
• Developing Stakeholder Engagement Plan
• Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix
• Manage Stakeholder Engagement process
• Use of interpersonal skills in stakeholder engagement
• Control Stakeholder Engagement Process
• Monitoring effectiveness of stakeholder engagement
• Adjusting strategies and engagement modes
• Trends in Stakeholder Management
• Considerations in Agile
• Quiz: Stakeholder Management

Professional Responsibility

• Professional Responsibilities of the Project Manager
• Professional responsibilities towards
o Self
o Profession
o Stakeholders
o Society
• Quiz: Professional Responsibilities [with discussions ]
• PMP® MOCK test
• Feedbacks
• Workshop Valedictory

Note: Within the above structure, the daywise contents could get suitably modified to give the best learning experience for the participants

To apply for the PMP® exam, candidates need to have

Educational Background

Secondary degree , High school Diploma, Associate’s degree or global equivalent

Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent

Project Management Experience

Minimum 5 Years/60 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7500 hours are spent leading and directing project tasks*

Minimum 3 years/36 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4500 hours are spent in leading and directing project tasks*

Project Management Education

35 contact hours of formal project management education

35 contact hours of formal project management education

What is the Criteria for PMP® Application?

A secondary degree (high school diploma, acquaintance’s degree or any international degree equivalent to the same) along with minimum five years (60 months) exclusive non-overlapping professional experience in project management in which minimum last 7500 hours were spent leading and managing the project * formal education for 35 contact hours.

With four years degree (bachelor’s degree or international degree equivalent to the same), three years (36 months) of exclusive non-overlapping experience in professional project management in which minimum 4500 hours were spent in leading and managing the project * formal education for 35 contact hours.

How long a PMP® certification is valid for?

PMP® certified professional must renew the certification once in 3 years. The renewal criteria include a collection of 60 PDUs (Professional Development Units) during three years’ time. PDUs can be gained by delivering management training, showing up in PMI or other standard practice while being present in PMP chapter conferences.

How many times can you attempt PMP® exam in one year?

Candidate can attempt PMP® exam three times in one year.

Is PMI Membership obligatory to book PMP® Exam?

PMI membership is not mandatory. However, for the first year, it comes at no extra cost. Candidate can save up to $12 on PMP exam fees as it is $405 for members and $555 for non-members while PMI membership fees are $139.

Is it possible to print the PMBOK handbook for convenience of reading?

Yes, PMBOK handbook copy can be printed for your ease of reading, but it is not possible to distribute it as per PMI license agreement.

How much refund can I get, if I decide to discontinue the course?

You are entitled to get the refund fully or partially as directed by Eduslab™ refund policies. To know more go through the policy details carefully by clicking on the link given in the footer of this page.

Can I switch from Classroom Batch to PMP® Online training?

The single training mode is recommended for a superior learning experience. However, you can change it to PMP online training mode by requesting Eduslab™ contact desk if the situation is demanding the same.

Do I require carrying any documents to the training session? If yes, what are they?

Yes. You need to bring your Photo ID Proof such as National ID card, Driving License etc., We need this in order to issue Participation Certificate and booking certification exam as required.

Can I contact trainer for any urgent enquiry?

A classroom-based revision session of the full day is conducted for the same. Still, if you have any urgent queries, we assist you to have a call with the trainer.

What all is included in the Eduslab™ study kit?

Eduslab™ study kit includes Softcopy of courseware, soft copy of study material, Sample Questions and other necessary material for self-study purpose.