This course takes you beyond the basics of project management. In this intermediate/advanced level course, you'll translate your knowledge into skills by exploring key project management topics in depth.
What you will learn
- Advanced project management concepts and definitions
- Project selection and proposal processes
- How to evaluate projects and take appropriate next steps
- How to select, plan, execute, control and complete projects
How you will benefit
- Prepare for the Project Management Institute PMP certification exam
- Enhance your ability to secure a promotion, score a new job, and generally climb the career ladder
- Develop greater understanding of the project manager's role in a variety of fields
- Boost critical thinking and decision-making skills that will aid you across industries
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows 8 or newer.
- 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.
- Microsoft Word (not included in enrollment).
- Windows Media Player.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
- A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
- PMP Exam Prep
This PMP course will provide you with a deeper understanding of project management concepts and applications in the workplace. At the end of this course, you will be prepared to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam.
The goal of this PMI Talent Triangle training course is to provide you with a detailed exploration of key project management topics and concepts, all on your own time. Once complete, you'll have an intermediate to advanced-level comprehension and be ready to sit for the exam. You'll learn about project selection, strategy development, complex schedule modeling, forecasting, risk identification and assessment, statusing, recovery, and more. You'll also explore project proposals, planning components, and project evaluation and discover how important a project manager is to an organization. The material covered in this course is guaranteed to meet or exceed the educational prerequisites for PMP certification.
PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMBOK, PgMP, PMI-RMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.
- Project Justification
- Project Strategy
- Project Definition
- Activity Definition
- Activity Estimating
- Estimating Resources
- Schedule Development
- Procurement Planning
- Risk Management
- Budgeting & Baseline
- Understanding Stakeholders
- Begin Project Execution
- Statusing & Forecasting
- Project Recovery
- Project & Phase Closing
- Overview of PMP Exam
Nikki Choyce, PMP has been involved in the project management field for almost 20 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and very active in the project management community. She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, and Telecommunications. She has worked with Microsoft Project for over 10 years.
Erica Kirwan has more than 15 years of experience in process and project management. Previously, Kirwan served as Senior Project Manager for a Fortune 200 financial services company. She earned an Advanced Project Management Certification from Stanford University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and a Master of Public Administration.