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Project Management Professional (PMP)® Boot Camp PMC-008

Project Management Professional  (PMP)® Boot Camp, PMC-008

This course thoroughly prepares students for the Project Management Institute (PMI)® certification exam. It is designed for experienced project managers who want to increase their skills and apply a standards-based approach to project management. Upon completion of this course, students may apply to take the PMP® Certification exam.

*Prerequisites: Successful Project Management (AMA035), and A Practical Approach to Project Management  (PMC-013) and a minimum of 3 years project work experience and previous project management education.
Books are available at Rockville Campus Bookstore.

Textbooks:

  • The PMP® Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, 5th Edition, Andy Crowe, PMP, PgMP, $100.00 (suggested retail price)
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 5th Edition, PMI (Corporate Author), $66.00 (suggested retail price)

Course Syllabus: 
Chapter 1: The Exam

  • What the Exam Tests
  • A Passing Grade
  • Question Application on the PMP® Exam
  • The Exam Material
  • The Testing Environment

Chapter 2: Foundational Concepts

  • Philosophy
  • Importance
  • Preparation
  • Essential Terms
  • Project roles
  • Project Context
  • Organizational Structures
  • Project Managers Power
  • Management Skills
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Triple Constraint
  • Project Management Methodology
  • Work Authorization System
  • Common Inputs, Tools, Techniques, and Outputs

Chapter 3: Process Framework

  • Essential Terms
  • Organization
  • Process Groups
  • Initiating
  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Monitoring and Controlling
  • Closing

Chapter 4: Integration Management

  • Integration Management Processes
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Direct and Manage Project Execution
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Phase
  • Integration Management Questions and Answers

Chapter 5: Scope Management

  • Scope Management Processes
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Verify Scope
  • Control Scope
  • Scope Management Questions and Answers

Chapter 6: Time Management

  • Time Management Processes
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule
  • Critical Path Method
  • Key Terms and Exercises
  • Time Management Questions and Answers

Chapter 7: Cost Management

  • Important Concepts
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs
  • Earned Value
  • Types of Cost
  • Exercises
  • Cost Management Questions and Answers

Chapter 8: Quality Management

  • Definition of Quality
  • Quality Management Processes
  • Quality Terms and Philosophies
  • Plan Quality
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Perform Quality Control
  • Quality Management Questions and Answers

Chapter 9: Human Resource Management

  • Human Resource Management Processes
  • Develop Human Resource Plan
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team
  • Human Resource Management Questions and Answers

Chapter 10: Communications Management

  • Communication Processes
  • Project Manager's Role in Communications
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Communications
  • Distribute Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Expectations
  • Report Performance
  • Exercises
  • Communications Management Questions and Answers

Chapter 11: Risk Management

  • Risk
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Monitor and Control Risk
  • Risk Management Questions and Answers

Chapter 12: Procurement Management

  • Procurement Processes
  • Procurement Roles
  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Administer Procurements
  • Close Procurements
  • Procurement Management Questions and Answers

Chapter 13: Professional Responsibility

  • PMI® Code of Conduct
  • Professional Responsibility Questions and Answers

Chapter 14: Passing the PMP

  • Tips and Tricks
  • Final Exam
  • Terms
  • Access to More Than 800 Additional Practice Exam Questions

Below you will find links to the Official Schedule of open classes.
Schedule of Project Management Classes

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Contact Us:
  • Transcie Almonte-Sabio, Program Director
  • Noel Lazaro, Program Assistant
  • Montgomery College, Workforce Development & Continuing Education
  • 12 South Summit Ave. 4th Floor
  • Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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