PMPC: Project Management Fundamentals and Professional Certification

Project Management Fundamentals and Professional Certification

Course Length: 5 Days

The PMP is the gold standard of project management certification. Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PMP validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams. This course will teach and prepare you for the Project Management Professional Certification (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) and is based on The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Fifth Edition. Structured around real-world scenarios and applications students will work together in teams to complete exercises and demonstrate their understandings of basic concepts using a project life cycle.

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Project managers looking to develop professionally, increase their project management skills and stand out to employers while maximizing their earning potential, the PMP credential is what you are looking for.


Project management experience either as a team participant or as a project manager; exposure to Microsoft Project or equivalent knowledge. Certification eligibility: PMP®

  • Category I Candidate: University Degree, 4,500 hours of PM experience, 3 years documented experience within 8 years.
  • Category II Candidate: No university degree required, 7,500 documented hours of PM experience during an 8 year period.

Certification eligibility: CAPM®

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 1,500 hours of work on a project team or 23 hours of formal education.

Course Objectives

Learn the skills necessary to lead project teams and achieve successful project results. The PMP signifies that you speak and understand the global language of project management and connects you to a community of professionals, organizations, and experts worldwide. Become a PMP and become a project hero.

Project Management Course Outline

1: Foundation of Project Management

2: Project Life Cycle Phases and Processes

3: Project Methodology

4: Understand the Customer Needs

5: Scope Definition

6: Nominal Group Technique

7: Developing a Work Breakdown Structure

8: The “Triple Constraint”

9: The People Side of Managing Projects

10: Organizational and Communications Planning

11: Staff Acquisition and Team Development

12: Risk Management Process – Identification, Quantification, Response and Control

13: Tools and Techniques for Schedule Development

14: Project Cost Management

15: Procurement Planning

16: Contract Administration

17: Project Plan Execution

18: Team Motivation – How to maintain high-performance levels

19: Scope Verification

20: Information Distribution

21: Schedule and Cost Control

22: Earned Value Management

23: Performance Measurements

24: Decision-making Tools

25: Change Control System

26: Final Project Report

27: How to Close a Project

Project Management Professional Certification

You can find PMPs leading projects in nearly every country and, unlike other certifications that focus on a particular geography or domain, the PMP® is truly global. As a PMP, you can work in virtually any industry, with any methodology, and in any location.

The PMP also increases your earning potential. PMP certification holders earn 20 percent more than their non-certified peers according to Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, Ninth Edition.

Employers benefit as well. When more than one-third of their project managers are PMP-certified, organizations complete more of their projects on time, on budget and meeting original goals. (Pulse of the Profession® study, PMI, 2015.)

The PMP signifies that you speak and understand the global language of project management and connects you to a community of professionals, organizations and experts worldwide. Become a PMP and become a project hero.

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