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Project Management Profesional (PMP)® Certification Preparation

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Course Description | Outline | IT Certification Bootcamps

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Initiate a project.
  • Plan project work.
  • Develop project schedules, cost estimates, and budgets.
  • Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
  • Analyze project risks.
  • Plan project procurement.
  • Execute project work.
  • Monitor and control project work.
  • Monitor and control project schedule and costs.
  • Monitor and control project quality, staffing, and
  • Monitor and control project risks and contracts.
  • Close the project.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Initiating a Project

  • Topic 1A: Apply Project Management Processes
  • Topic 1B: Create a Project Charter
  • Topic 1C: Develop a Preliminary Project Scope Statement

Lesson 2: Planning Project Work

  • Topic 2A: Develop Project Management Plan
  • Topic 2B: Create a Scope Management Plan
  • Topic 2C: Create a Scope Statement
  • Topic 2D: Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Lesson 3: Developing Project Schedules, Cost Estimates, and Budgets

  • Topic 3A: Create an Activity List
  • Topic 3B: Create a Project Network Diagram
  • Topic 3C: Estimate Activity Resources
  • Topic 3D: Estimate Activity Durations
  • Topic 3E: Identify the Critical Path
  • Topic 3F: Develop a Project Schedule
  • Topic 3G: Estimate Project Costs
  • Topic 3H: Establish a Cost Baseline

Lesson 4: Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications

  • Topic 4A: Create a Quality Management Plan
  • Topic 4B: Document Roles, Responsibilities, and Reporting Relationships
  • Topic 4C: Acquire Project Team
  • Topic 4D: Create a Communications Management Plan

Lesson 5: Analyzing Risks and Planning Risk Response

  • Topic 5A: Create a Risk Management Plan
  • Topic 5B: Identify Project Risks and Triggers
  • Topic 5C: Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Topic 5D: Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Topic 5E: Develop a Risk Response Plan

Lesson 6: Planning Project Procurement

  • Topic 6A: Prepare a Contract Statement of Work
  • Topic 6B: Prepare a Procurement Document

Lesson 7: Executing Project Work

  • Topic 7A: Direct and Manage Project Execution
  • Topic 7B: Perform Quality Assurance
  • Topic 7D: Information Distribution
  • Topic 7E: Request Seller Responses
  • Topic 7F: Select Sellers

Lesson 8: Monitoring and Controlling Project Work

  • Topic 8A: Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Topic 8B: Manage Changes to Performance Baselines
  • Topic 8C: Review Deliverables and Work Results
  • Topic 8D: Control Project Scope

Lesson 9: Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Costs

  • Topic 9A: Control the Project Schedule
  • Topic 9B: Control Project Costs

Lesson 10: Monitoring and Controlling Project Quality, Staffing, and

  • Topic 10A: Perform Quality Control
  • Topic 10B: Manage Project Team
  • Topic 10C: Report Project Performance
  • Topic 10D: Manage Stakeholders

Lesson 11: Monitoring and Controlling Project Risk and Contracts

  • Topic 11A: Monitor and Control Project Risk
  • Topic 11B: Administer a Contract

Lesson 12: Closing the Project

  • Topic 12A: Close a Project
  • Topic 12B: Close a Contract

*PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.