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Course number HE550S
Length 5 days
Delivery method Onsite dedicated training (OST)
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Special notes

Thank you for considering HP Education Services for your Project Management/Business Analysis (PM/BA) training needs. We provide the following delivery options:

  1. If you are an individual interested in attending this course, you may do so by clicking on the schedule link above. This will take you to the Management Concepts site where you can register for the class. You may also use your HP Care Pack Credits to pay for the class, in addition to standard payment options.

  2. If your organization is interested in conducting a class at your location, or a virtual instructor led delivery for one of the courses listed below, please contact us to obtain a quote based on your delivery requirements. (Note: Must have a minimum of 8 individuals for onsite deliveries)

Course overview

This course includes individual and group exercises in which students apply some of the more critical concepts to work in project management. The approach is to facilitate knowledge transfer in an engaging manner to ensure that students will recognize the critical study areas so they are ready to take the exam. This course helps prepare for test day by answering sample exam questions during class.


Prerequisites

  • Project Management Fundamentals (HC577S), Managing Scope, Schedule and Cost (HE538S) or other courses aligned with the standards set forth by Project Management Institute (PMI®)
  • Strong knowledge of project management fundamentals
  • Review/complete the PMP® application
  • Students will be required to purchase and bring to class A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 5th edition

Audience

This course is intended for project professionals who are qualified to sit for and seek to pass the PMP® exam. This course is intended for project managers, program managers, team leaders, team members who want to hone their study skills to pass the PMP® exam so that they can stand out to employers and maximize their earning potential.


Course objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Examine your approach to learning, studying, and test taking
  • Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses
  • Recognize the critical terms and concepts within the project management framework
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the key elements of each of the project management processes
  • Describe the interactions among the processes
  • Determine those areas that are important to study versus others that are "nice to know"
  • Explain the key points in terms of professional responsibility in project management
  • Avoid common pitfalls associated with taking the exam

Next steps

  • Program Management (H8C23S)
  • Managing Complex Projects (H8C19S)
  • Mission Driven Projects: from Strategy to Action (HL258S)
  • Leading and Managing High-Performing Project Teams (HL256S)

Benefits to you

  • This accelerated course helps experienced candidates prepare for the PMP® Exam by putting ownership of the material in the candidate’s hands
  • It focuses on the PMBOK® Guide Process Groups and Knowledge Areas, as well as the critical topic of Professional Responsibility, and will ensure candidates obtain all the PM education hours needed to apply for the exam

Course outline

Learning, Studying, and Test Taking

  • Test and performance anxiety
  • What kind of learner are you?
  • Studying best practices

Project Management Framework

  • Purpose of the PMBOK® Guide
  • Key Project Management Terminology
  • Organizational Influences on Project Management
  • Scalability of Project Management
  • What is a Process?
  • Process Groups and Knowledge Areas

Initiating Process Group

  • What's Important
  • Initiating Processes
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management
  • Prepare Your Study Plan

Planning Process Group

  • What's Important
  • Planning Process Group
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management

Executing Process Group

  • What's Important
  • Executing Process Group
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management
  • repare Your Study Plan

Monitoring and Controlling Process Group

  • What's Important
  • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management
  • Prepare Your Study Plan

Closing Process Group

  • What's Important
  • Closing Process Group
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Prepare Your Study Plan

Study Tips

  • Reference Materials
  • Study Tips
  • Test Tips
  • Test Strategy

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