The Project Management Professional (PMP) examination is the certification programme sponsored by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is based upon the PMI's Body of Knowledge (BoK)
This programme leads to an internationally recognised qualification.
This five day course has been designed to provide a complete understanding of the PMI approach to project management for those people who will apply it to their projects. In doing so participants will be prepared for the PMP examination which can be taken at a later date. This course covers the entire PMP syllabus.
This course will involve a significant amount of evening work to maximise the practical work and consolidate the principles covered during the day
To provide a complete and practical understanding of the PMI Body of Knowledge and the implications of applying it to projects of different types and sizes. This course will prepare participants for the PMI Project Management Professional examination which can be taken later.
Project Management in context
The Project Management Framework
Understanding the PMI Examination
Developing the Project Plan
Developing the Team
Project Review and Approval
Post Project work (Commissioning and Operation)
Preparing to take the Exam
What skills will the delegate gain?
This course will enable delegates to:
-Understand the PMI approach to project management.
-Implement appropriately the PMI project management processes.
-Control the Initiation of a project.
-Effectively plan a project using the PMI Planning processes.
-Execute and Control the project.
-Close and review the project.
Who will the course benefit?
This course is intended for Project Managers and Team Leaders working in any industry and wishing to become familiar with the PMI's approach to project management or intending to take the PMI/PMP examination.
Delegates are assumed to have a basic knowledge of project management techniques and principles
This course prepares delegates for the PMI/PMP examination for Project Management Professionals.
To attempt the PMP examination, participants must meet either of the following criteria
- Hold a baccalaureate or equivalent university degree and provide evidence of 4,500 hours of project work over the 3 - 6 years prior to this application
- Hold a high school diploma or secondary school qualification and provide evidence of 7,500 hours of project work over the 5 - 8 years prior to this application.