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

For anyone who is preparing to take the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or Project Management Professional (PMP)® exams or implement 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 workbook and process map.

Included in this course:

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

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo, CAPM, PMP and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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


Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM

Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM

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

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of using “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide),” Sixth Edition as the baseline for achieving a PMP® certification
  • Review all project management processes.
  • Understand role delineation as defined by Project Management Institute (PMI)®.
  • Included in this course: PMP Exam Prep Manual
    • Detailed information to support the content of the “PMBOK® Guide” 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 the “PMBOK® Guide” 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, PMP 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

  • The “Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)”
  • The “PMBOK® Guide” 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)


  • 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 the PMBOK® Guide


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


The Project Management Foundations class or equivalent experience.


"The instructor’s ability to so clearly sift through the PMBOK® structure was stellar."  —  Daniel Quinn, NewAge Industries, Inc.

"Grateful for the food and beverages provided, including lunch. I didn’t need to leave the location."  —  Tina Dondajeski

Peek inside the PMP Boot Camp!

Date: Weds Apr 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 8:30am-3pm CT

Platform: Zoom

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


$1,595 by Apr 7, 2021
$1,795 after Apr 7, 2021

CEUs: 3.0, PDUs: 35

Enrollment Limit: 24

Program Number: 5025-13082

Note: Participants will receive instructions for logging into Canvas to access course materials and Zoom links approximately one week prior to first class.

Registration Deadline: May 11, 2021

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