PMP Certification Bootcamp

A Full-Fledged Solution for Competency Development and Exam Preparation
This 4-day PMP® Certification Boot Camp provides the 35 hours of project management contact hours required to sit for the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam (Based on PMBOK 6th Edition). It begins with 2 days of practical application of the methods and techniques that project managers use to effectively initiate, plan, execute, control and close projects. The next 2 days include intense preparation for the PMP® examination. Students learn test-taking tips and strategies and get hands-on experience with the tools and techniques they need to understand for the test. Discussion of the extensive materials covering all of the concepts and best practices in project management get reinforced through individual work, group exercises, and practice tests.
 

Learn how to:

  • Describe the project management framework, including the five processes groups and nine knowledge areas
  • Define roles and responsibilities of each stakeholder and discuss the importance of collaboration to better manage projects
  • Develop a scope statement to establish the project baseline
  • Learn how to identify and quantify risks and develop risk mitigating strategies in a risk management plan
  • Estimate tasks using top-down and bottom-up methods
  • Complete a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Understand how to read Project Network Diagrams (Gantt and PERT)
  • Control projects using project tracking techniques, while recognizing common obstacles to project tracking
  • Close projects and conduct lessons learned.

 

Also learn how to:

  • Align previous project experiences to PMBOK 6th Edition
  • Document application for PMP certification
  • Create an effective study plan in order to pass the certification examination.

 

  • Project Management Foundations
    • The need for projects o Distinguishing projects from operations
    • Partnering with Stakeholders o Who “owns” a project?
    • What is a “stakeholder”?
    • Defining key roles and responsibilities
    • Partnerships and trust o Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RACI).
  • Project Initiation
    • How projects get initiated
    • Business (project) benefits
    • Elements of a project initiating document/charter
  • Defining Project Scope
    • Business and project objectives alignment
    • Key Scope Statement elements
  • Planning: Estimating and Scheduling
    • Estimating challenges
    • Effort versus duration
    • Estimating techniques
    • Progression of estimates
    • Decomposition
    • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Planning: Key PM Plan Elements
    • Components of a project management plan
    • Understanding project risk
    • Identifying & quantifying risks and impacts
    • Risk register
    • Adding tasks to the plan based on risks
    • Responsibilities for risk
    • Importance of communications
    • Barriers to communications
    • Communications channels
    • Media choices
    • Communications planning
    • Stakeholder analysis
  • Executing & Controlling the Project
    • Team dynamics
    • Leadership & management
    • Conflict & power
    • Controlling projects
    • Project tracking
    • Performance reporting
    • Change management
    • How to recognize scope “creep”
  • Closing Projects o Recognizing Completion
    • Getting sponsor acceptance of the “product”
    • Formally closing out the project
    • Conducting a lessons learned session and documenting it for organizational memory/wisdom

 

 

A combination of lecture, facilitated discussion and exercises, and numerous practice tests contribute to a successful learning environment. Each participant will receive a comprehensive student guide complete with detailed examples and realistic practice tests.

This course is intended for project professionals qualified to sit for the PMP® certification examination. More information on the certification segment of the website

  • Course ID: EL/PM/03
  • Level: Advanced
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Professional Development Earnings: 35 PDUS | 35 CDUS | 35 PD Hours
  • Cost: NIGERIA #65,000 | CANADA $1100
  • Minimum Class Size: 8
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Available Locations: Lagos | Calgary | Abuja | Port Harcourt | Dubai |

 

 


Our Approach

Courses are offered majorly through Instructor-Led trainings with a strong bias for real-world case-studies.

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