PMP® Boot Camp: Intensive Test Prep Plus Study Strategies and Tools

For anyone preparing to take the CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) or PMP®  (Project Management Professional) exams or implementing their PM knowledge, this intensive class gives you the knowledge review, learning materials, study plan and support you need to prepare for the exam.

Evaluate your knowledge against exam requirements, practice exam questions, study process groups and take home the work book and process map.

Included in this course:

  • PMP® Exam Prep Manual
  • Brain Dump Sheet
  • Electronic Flashcards
  • 29-week Study Agenda
  • Role Delineation to PMBOK® comparison

CAPM, PMP and PMBOK are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

This course can be applied to the following certificates:
Project Management Certificate
Project Management Certificate – Advanced

Instructor

Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM

Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM

As a speaker, mentor, educator, consultant, author and project manager, Sandra is committed to working with people who want to create excellence in their life, whether at work, home, play or in their community. Sandra’s passions are project management and ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of using the PMBOK® as the baseline for achieving PMP® certification
  • Review all project management processes.
  • Understand role delineation as defined by Project Management Institute.
  • Included in this course: PMP Exam Prep Manual
    • Detailed information to support the content of the PMBOK and the Role Delineation Study
    • A section for each of the project management process groups graded by PMI on the exam: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling and closing
    • Detailed exam questions for each of the process management groups
    • Manual and electronic templates that can be used as a study aid and when participants return to work
    • Additional study aids for post-course study

    Brain Dump Sheet

    • This is a critical aid that supports individuals taking the exam

    Electronic Flashcards

    • Electronic flashcards are provided that can be used on tablets or phones

    29 week Study Agenda

    • The 29-week study agenda lays the order of the content  to maximize the time the participant spends studying. If a participant wants to fast track the study program, the study agenda can be customized to facilitate a more aggressive study schedule

    Role Delineation to PMBOK® comparison

    • In 2010, PMI® changed the exam to include a significant portion of questions from the Role Delineation Study. A full understanding of the Role Delineation study is necessary to successfully complete the exam.

PMI and PMBOK are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

Course Outline/Topics

Day 1:  Introduction

 Taking the Exam

  • Review Current PMI requirements
  • The PMI Code of Professional Conduct
  • Exam Tips
  • Collecting the information to apply and be approved to right the exam
  • Goals and Objectives
  • Project Management Lifecycle and Exam Preparation

Introduction to Project Management

  • Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • The PMBOK and General Management practices
  • Understanding the Terminology  – Common Vocabulary
  • Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Foundations of PM

The Environment in Which Projects Operate

  • Overview
  • Enterprises Environmental Factors
  • Organizational Process Assets
  • Organizational Systems and Support

The Role of a PM

  • Definition of a Project Manager
  • Sphere of Influence
  • Competencies
  • Integrating the Processes

 Initiation (2 Processes)

  • Develop Project Charter
  • Measuring Project benefit – Will the project add value to the organization?
  • Identify Stakeholders

 Day 2:  Planning (23 Processes)

 Develop Project Management Plan

  • Plan Scope Management
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Plan Quality Management
  • Plan Resource Management
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Plan Communications Management

Day 3:  Planning (23 Processes) and Executing (10 Processes)

(cont.)

  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Conduct Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Conduct Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Plan Procurement Management
  • Plan Stakeholder Management

Executing (10 Processes)

  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Manage Project Knowledge
  • Manage Quality
  • Acquire Resources
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team
  • Manage Communications
  • Implement Risk Resources
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement

Day 4:  Monitoring and Controlling (12 Processes) and Closing (1 Process)

Monitoring and Controlling

  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Validate Scope
  • Control Scope
  • Control Schedule
  • Control Costs
  • Control Quality
  • Control Resources
  • Monitor Communications
  • Monitor Risks
  • Control Procurements
  • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement

Closing a Project

  • Effectively Closing out the project
  • Close Project or Phase

 The Standard For Project Management – Part Two of PMBOK®

CONCLUSION AND SUMMARY

PMI, PMP and PMBOK are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

Prerequisites

The Project Management Foundations class or equivalent experience.

Testimonials

"The instructor was extremely knowledgeable and an invaluable resource for those individuals interested in pursuing a PMP® certification."  —  Kelly Connell, Aurora Healthcare

"I appreciated the extensive knowledge of the instructor, and the warm and welcoming environment created by the School of Continuing Education."  —  Jessica Walther, participant

Peek inside the PMP Boot Camp!

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Date: Tue.-Fri., Apr 24-27

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM

Fee: $1,495

CEUs: 2.8, PDUs: 28

Enrollment Limit: 24

Program Number: 5025-10692

Registration Deadline: Tue., Apr. 24

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