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Project Management Certification Preparation

Courses to prepare for the PMP, PMI-ACP, and CAPM certifications.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Exam Preparation

This intensive four day course was designed to help you prepare for the PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Exam. Instruction on the PMBOK®, Fifth Edition Knowledge Areas; individual and team exercises along with practice tests will provide the foundation to prepare you to pass the CAPM® Exam. 

Upon completion of the course students will develop an individual study plan with the assistance of the instructor. Students will also be provided with project management worksheets to improve their study experience. 

In addition to in-class training, students will be provided with access to an online Exam Simulator to continue reinforcing the material to prepare for the exam.


Recommendations:

  • Plan to take the CAPM® exam within 90 days after completion of this course
  • Spend at least 40 hours of self-directed, independent study after completing the test preparation course
  • Apply individual study plans to review concepts and perform targeted study
  • Utilize study aids provided in class to practice and review concepts and  practice questions
  • Students should take advantage of the online practice test questions provided as a part of the test preparation course

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Understand what to expect on the CAPM® exam including the exam components and question distribution of the exam components
  • Develop  an individual study plan for the exam with the assistance of the instructor
  • Understand and describe project management and processes utilized
  • Understand and apply the Terms and Definitions from the PMBOK®, Fifth Edition
  • Describe the 10  knowledge areas and the five process groups
  • Describe  the common Inputs, Tools and Techniques and Outputs of each of the Process Groups
  • Demonstrate comprehension of the above by taking online practice exams and answering questions successfully
Section: CAPMPREP (20JAN18) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Jan 20, 2018 End Date: Jan 27, 2018 Tuition: $795.00
Campus: Executive Park Instructor: Tim Peek Register

Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation

This intensive 5 day course was designed for experienced project managers to prepare for the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam. Instruction on the PMBOK®, Fifth Edition Knowledge Areas and Process Groups; individual and team exercises along with practice tests will provide the foundation to prepare you to pass the PMP® Exam. The pre-requisite 35 Contact Hours needed for the PMP application will be achieved upon successful completion of this course.
It is expected that students will master the foundational knowledge and then be able to apply it to class exercises. Upon completion of the course students will develop an individual study plan and preparation strategy with the assistance of the instructor. Students will also be provided with test planning worksheets to improve their study experience.
  • Recommendations:

    • Plan to take the PMP® exam within 90 days of the test preparation
    • Upon completion of the PMP® Exam Boot Camp spend at least 40 hours of self-directed, independent study after completing the test preparation course
    • Apply preparation strategies to review concepts and perform targeted study
    • Utilize study aids provided in class to gain confidence in the material
    • Take advantage of the online practice test questions included in the course

    Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Understand the PMP® exam components and their distribution on the exam
    • Develop  an individual study plan and preparation strategy for the exam with the assistance of the instructor
    • Understand the differences and relationships between Projects, Programs and Portfolios
    • Understand and describe Organizational Influences and the different Project Lifecycles methodologies
    • Understand and describe project management and processes utilized
    • Understand and apply the Terms and Definitions from the PMBOK®, Fifth Edition
    • Describe the 10 Knowledge Areas and the five Process Groups
    • Describe  the common Inputs, Tools and Techniques and Outputs of each of the Process Groups
    • Understand and apply formulas commonly used on the PMP® Exam
    • Understand how project management processes align with Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
    • Demonstrate comprehension of the above by taking online practice exams and answering questions successfully


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Section: PROJECTPREP (20JAN18) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Jan 20, 2018 End Date: Jan 28, 2018 Tuition: $1,695.00
Campus: Executive Park Instructor: Tim Peek Register

Project Management: Agile and Scrum Essentials

This course will prepare participants for a deeper understanding of Agile methodologies emphasizing real world usage, in addition participants will meet the education requirements to sit for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification exam (PMI-ACP). This course offers an in-depth look at agile project management through a PMI perspective. You will have hands-on practical exercises and real world scenarios so that you can apply your knowledge and prepare for the PMI-ACP exam and a career as an agile practitioner.

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After this class, you will be able to:
  • Understand the roots and philosophy behind Agile development
  • Recognize and explain various agile methodologies including Scrum and Extreme Programming
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively perform adaptive planning on projects
  • Generate continuous improvement on projects as well as throughout their organization
  • Effectively identify and deliver value to the customer using Agile techniques
  • Improve team leadership skills for Agile and traditional project management
  • Understand the need for stakeholder involvement and be able to effectively engage commitment for projects
  • Meet the education requirements to sit for the PMI-ACP exam