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Mastering Project Management with PMP® Prep

This program presents material sequentially as it will likely occur in actual projects. You’ll gain a better understanding of how to apply project management concepts and the variations between them. Key and critical topics are explored in-depth as is appropriate for an intermediate, advanced level understanding. You will learn about project selection, developing project strategies, creating a schedule model, statusing and forecasting, project recovery, and more.

This program meets or exceeds the educational requirements for those interested in the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.

To learn more about PDUs and how they may fit into your continuing education needs, please visit pmi.org. 

Materials in this course are based on the text, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc. 2013.

Project Management Institute (PMI) recently updated the PMBOK Guide with changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam and CAPM exam taking effect in the first quarter of 2018. This course currently references the PMBOK Guide – Fifth Edition and the current version of the PMP and CAPM exams. We welcome you to enroll in this current version of the course as it reflects the current version of the PMP and CAPM exams.

In this program, you’ll gain a better understanding of how to apply project management concepts and any variations between them. You will learn more advanced project management tasks, such as how to select projects and develop strategies for them, how to create a complex schedule model, and how to identify and assess any risks in the project. You’ll learn about statusing and forecasting, in addition to project recovery concepts, and project termination.

This program meets or exceeds the educational requirements for those interested in the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. Students who are interested in earning the PMP credential must schedule and pay for testing on their own after program completion.

When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program.

Fee $1295
Location Online
Course type Online - Self Paced
Start dates TBD

Course Requirements

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection, e-mail account, Microsoft Word (for assignment submissions), and Windows Media Player (which is available as a free download). We recommend that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers.

Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program. 

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ed2go will provide the required textbooks for this program:

  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • PMP® Exam Prep

Students enrolled in this program should have at least two years’ experience managing projects or complete the Essentials of Project Management program.

 

Instructor Bio

Nikki Choyce, PMP® has been involved in the project management field for almost 20 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP®) and very active in the project management community. She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, and Telecommunications. She has worked with Microsoft Project for over 10 years.

Erica Kirwan, PMP® has managed numerous projects within a Fortune 200 Financial Services company as a Senior Project Manager. She has more than seven years of experience in process & project management methodologies and holds a Master of Public Administration degree, a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems, and a Certificate in Project Management.

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