Begin a well-paying career as a project manager by preparing to take—and pass—the PMP® certification exam.
Learn how to prepare for the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam. Master the first seven chapters of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th edition--the essential resource for the PMP® certification exam. Find out about the 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas, five Process Groups, and 47 project management processes. Raise your project management IQ by discovering tips and techniques related to the questions you'll encounter on the PMP® exam. Use proven learning strategies to help absorb key terminology, concepts, and formulas.
Project Management Institute (PMI) recently updated the PMBOK Guide with changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam which took effect March 26, 2018. This course has been recently updated to align with the PMBOK Guide – Sixth Edition and the current version of the PMP exam.
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.
- PC: Windows XP or later.
- Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
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- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
1 PMI, the PMBOK® Guide, and PMP® Certification
Learn about a number of important project management certification concerns, including the PMI, PMBOK® Guide, and Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification.
PMP, Project Management Professional, PMBOK, and Project Management Professional (PMP) are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
2 Projects and Project Management
Get a helpful overview of projects and project management.
3 Phases, Stakeholders, and Structures
Learn about important topics related to project management. You will consider the phases of projects, as well as the stakeholders and structures involved.
4 PMBOK® Guide's Process Groups
You will focus on the PMBOK® Guide's process groups.
5 Process Interactions
Learn about process interactions involved in management projects.
6 Develop Project Charter and Project Management Plan
Discover how to develop a project charter. Through this process, you will learn about the various parts involved in a project management plan.
7 Plan Scope Management, Collect Requirements, and Define Scope
Learn how to plan scope management for your projects, while collecting requirements and defining scope.
8 Create WBS, Verify and Control Scope
Discover how to create WBS, validate, and control the scope of a project.
9 Plan Schedule Management, Define and Sequence Activities
Focus on defining and sequencing the activities involved in a management project.
10 Estimate Activity Resources and Durations
Develop skills and methods for estimating activity resources and durations.
11 Develop and Control Schedule
Learn how to both develop and control a schedule for your projects.
12 Interpersonal Skills
Learn and practice the interpersonal skills necessary for success.