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Course Description: This course has been designed to prepare participants to take the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam 2017 edition. This is not an introduction to project management course. This course will review all of the material covered on the exam and provide a large number of practice questions to prepare participants to succeed.

Target Audience: Candidates who are preparing for PMI’s PMP® certification exam. It is recommended a candidate have already achieved their 4,500 or 7,500 required hours of experience prior to taking the course. Additionally, it is strongly recommended student have completed a PMBOK® Guide based project management application course such as LGd’s PM 101 at least 30-days prior to this course and have read the current edition of the PMBOK® Guide.

LGd Advantages

  • Our course is the only one that offers a money-back guarantee. If you take our course and follow our method and fail the test we will gladly refund 100% of your tuition. Other courses guarantees simply give you the right to take the course over.
  • Participants in our course maintain a 99+% success rate
  • Only 35-40 hours of study required to pass the exam. This is less than anyone else.
  • Three (3) full days of training, including hundreds of practice questions and sample exams
  • You will get more intensive information than any other course on the market.
  • Learn at your location with personalized attention.

Course Outline

Chapter 1 — PMP® Application & Exam

  • Student Guide Overview
  • Course Expectations
  • PMI’s Assumptions
  • The Certification Process
  • PMP® Candidate Requirements
  • The PMP® Exam
  • Domain Tasks
  • The Required Score
  • What Makes the PMP® Exam So Difficult?
  • Test Taking Strategies

Chapter 2 — Types of Exam Questions

  • Chapter Overview
  • Questions With Two Right Answers
  • Situational Questions
  • Math or Modeling Questions
  • Long winded questions & questions with extraneous information
  • Understanding Versus Memorization
  • Questions With Invented Terms
  • Answers With More than One Component
  • PMIisms
  • Why People Fail The Exam

Chapter 3 — The Basics of Project Management — Part 1

  • What is the Perfect Structure?
  • Organic or Simple Organizations
  • Functional Organizations
  • Projectized Organizations
  • Matrix Organizations
  • A Weak Matrix Organization
  • A Balanced Matrix Organization
  • A Strong Matrix Organization
  • Advantages of a Matrix Organization
  • Potential Issues With a Matrix Organization
  • Virtual / Hybrid / PMOs

Chapter 4 — Project Integration Management

  • 4.1 Develop Project Charter
  • 4.2 Develop Project Management Plan
  • 4.3 Direct and Manage Project Work
  • 4.4 Manage Project Knowledge
  • 4.5 Monitor & Control Project Work
  • 4.6 Perform Integrated Change Control
  • 4.7 Close Project or Phase

Chapter 5 — Project Scope Management

  • 5.1 Plan Scope Management
  • 5.2 Collect Requirements
  • 5.3 Define Scope
  • 5.4 Create WBS
  • 5.5 Validate Scope
  • 5.6 Control Scope

Chapter 6 — Project Schedule Management

  • 6.1 Plan Schedule Management
  • 6.2 Define Activities
  • 6.3 Sequence Activities
  • Precedence Diagramming
  • Conditional Diagramming
  • Dependencies, Leads & Lags
  • 6.4 Estimate Activity Durations
  • PERT Estimating or Three Point Estimating
  • 6.5 Develop Schedule
  • Critical Path Methodology
  • Resource Leveling and Critical Chain Methodology
  • 6.6 Control Schedule

Chapter 7 — Project Cost Management

  • 7.1 Plan Cost Management
  • 7.2 Estimate Costs
  • 7.3 Determine Budget
  • Depreciation
  • Straight Line Depreciation
  • Production Method of Depreciation
  • Accelerated Depreciation
  • Double Declining Balances
  • Sum of the Year Digits
  • 7.4 Control Costs
  • Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Earned Value Forecasting

Chapter 8 — Project Quality Management

  • 8.1 Plan Quality Management
  • 8.2 Manage Quality
  • 8.3 Control Quality

Chapter 9 — Project Resources Management

  • 9.1 Plan Resources Management
  • 9.2 Estimate Activity Resources
  • 9.3 Acquire Team
  • 9.4 Develop Team
  • Teams Assessments
  • 9.5 Manage Team
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership
  • 9.6 Control Resources
  • Final Terms

Chapter 10 — Project Communication Management

  • 10.1 Plan Communications Management
  • 10.2 Manage Communications
  • 10.3 Control Communication

Chapter 11 — Project Risk Management

  • 11.1 Plan Risk Management
  • 11.2 Identify Risks
  • 11.3 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • 11.4 Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Expected Monetary Value
  • 11.5 Plan Risk Responses
  • 11.6 Implement Risk Responses
  • 11.7 Monitor Risks

Chapter 12 — Project Procurement Management

  • 12.1 Plan Procurement Management
  • 12.2 Conduct Procurements
  • 12.3 Control Procurements

Chapter 13 — Stakeholder Management

  • 13.1 Identify Stakeholders
  • The Salience Model
  • 13.2 Plan Stakeholder Management
  • 13.3 Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • 13.4 Monitor Stakeholder Engagement

Chapter 14 — Professional Responsibility

  • Your Duty to the Profession
  • Scope and Estimates
  • Authority
  • Above All Else
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