The Project Management Professional (PMP)

Examination Preparatory Course

Code : PM47
Date : 17 – 21 November 2013
Venue : Dubai
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The Course

This course is intended for candidates undertaking the Project Management Institute (PMI)®  Project Management Professional (PMP)® examination. The designation title PMP® is an internationally accepted recognition of project management knowledge and professionalism of the successful candidate. In ever increasing numbers, organizations are turning to project management to help them gain competitive advantage.

Highlights of the course are:

  • The course is developed and facilitated by a professional subject expert with extensive industrial experience and academic background.
  • Course emphasis is on providing practical skills in rationalizing proper managerial actions, as in the case of typical PMP® examination multiple-choice questions.
  • Get to interact with other delegates and build a learning network for industrial experience and for the PMP® examination.
  • Understanding the behavioural and ethical aspects of professional project managers to exercise proper judgement in the decision-making process.
  • Discussions of case studies and exercises emphasizing the learning across the five process groups and the professional responsibility domain.

The Goals

The PMP® course helps in:

  • building confidence to immediately take the PMP® examination upon the conclusion of the course.
  • providing tips to delegates to answer difficult multiple-choice questions.
  • creating a study technique and setting up a network of learners or group study.
  • practising answering questions like in the real examination during the classes and outside classes.
  • rationalizing answers to examination questions.

The Delegates

Delegates may only apply to sit for the examination if they have obtained at least a university degree or equivalent:

  • a minimum of 4,500 hours project management experience within 36 months (non-overlapping) prior of the application to sit for the examination, and
  • at least 35 hours of project management education.

Delegates who do not have a university degree may opt applying for the examination via increased demands on project management experience to:

  • 7,500 hours within 60 months (non-overlapping), and
  • at least 35 hours of Project Management education.

The Process

The Facilitator will give the participants help and guidance during the pre-examination process and the sessions are challenging and practical through the use of simulated test questions and answers where learning comes with a test of 15 key and very challenging questions upon the completion of each module. A separate web-based testing is available to allow candidates to practice more questions, and at their pace.

The Benefits

The PMP® course helps in:

  • becoming an expert in project management practice.
  • refining abilities for leadership, team building, management, and organization.
  • gaining confidence and professional insights needed for a project management career.
  • applying best practices that apply to diverse projects in multiple industries.
  • obtaining a world-renown professional certification in project management.

The Results

  • Passing the PMP® examination could boost the earning potential by developing project management skills
  • Project management experience can open up the doors to rapid promotion.

The Certificates

  • Oricle Synergy Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course.
  • The applicable PMI Professional Development Units/Contact Hours will be reflected in the Certificate of Attendance.

The Programme Content

Day 1

MODULE 1: Framework

  • PMI® certification process to become a PMP®
  • Define processes, methodologies, and concepts within the 9 knowledge areas
  • Define key terms
  • Describe application of principles and techniques to manage projects
  • Personal expectations correlated to learning objectives

MODULE 2: Professional Responsibility

  • Legal, ethical, and professional behaviour
  • Relationship of professional responsibility domain and the 9 areas of knowledge in the PMBOK® Guide
  • Code of conduct
  • Cultural sensitivity in International Project Management

MODULE 3: PMP® Preparation

  • Review of PMP® Certification process
  • Test-taking strategies
  • Review of the 5 project management process areas and the professional responsibility domain
  • Review the 9 knowledge areas

Day 2

MODULE 4: Project Integration Management

  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Direct & Manage Project Execution
  • Monitor & Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Phase

MODULE 5: Project Scope Management

  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Verify Scope
  • 5.5 Control Scope

Day 3

MODULE 6: Project Time Management

  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule

MODULE 7: Project Cost Management

  • Estimate Cost
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs

Day 4

MODULE 8: Project Quality Management

  • Plan Quality
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Perform Quality Control
  • MODULE 9: Project Human Resource Management
  • Develop Human Resource Plan
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team

MODULE 10: Project Communications Management

  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Communications
  • Distribute Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Expectations
  • Report Performance

Day 5

MODULE 11: Project Risk Management

  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Monitor & Control Risks

MODULE 12: Project Procurement Management

  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Administer Procurements
  • Close Procurements

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