PMP – Project Management Professional

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Learn project management concepts and processes as provided by the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) to prepare for the PMP certification exam. Improve your project management knowledge and develop your project management skills.

Note: Discounted registration fee is based on Early Bird Price promotion. Volume discount is applied in the cart.

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Project Management Professional (PMP), one of the leading certifications, is quickly becoming the minimum standard qualification for project managers globally. Hence this is one main reason that PMP prep training is one of the highest in-demand. Having a PMP designation confirms that you have the fundamental knowledge of project management and have reasonable experience in the field of project management.

PMP certification is offered by the Project Management Institute and has certain requirements for one to be eligible to sit for the exam. So we recommend that you obtain more information about the requirements from the PMI website or by contacting us through phone or email.

GetXInstitute offers a two-day PMP preparation course followed by online exam prep work to get you ready for the exam.

This PMP Prep Course includes…

  • Comprehensive curriculum covering complete Project Management Body of Knowledge (6th Edition)
  • Over 100 real-life examples and case scenarios to help understand complex concepts
  • Some of the top trainers in the industry consistently rated as “Exceeded Expectations”
  • In-class discussion about 100 PMP sample questions to deepen understanding of the concepts and sharpen exam taking skills
  • Multiple scheduling options to suit your needs

You get…

  • Detailed class notes in a binder
  • 6 full length 200 questions 4 hours simulated realistic PMP tests
  • 6 months of unlimited email support for PMP application and exam preparation (reply within 48 hrs guaranteed)
  • 35 PDUs that meet the education requirement for PMP eligibility
  • Certificate of course completion

Group options and discounts

  • Group and corporate discounts are available so please contact us for more information.
  • If you are a group of 5 or more, call/email us to discuss flexible scheduling options to meet your group’s specific needs.
  • Explore the best value membership option

Agenda

Introduction to PMI and PMP

  • Introduction to the PMBOK Guide: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®Guide — Sixth Edition)
  • Eligibility criteria for the PMP® exam and exam application process
  • PMP exam format and blueprint
  • PMP certification cycle

Foundational Elements and Project Environments

  • Understand project and project management
  • Project, program and portfolio management & organizational strategy
  • Difference between projects and operations
  • Product and project life cycles & types of project life cycles
  • Project data, information, and tailoring
  • Business documents, success measures, and project selection methods
  • Identify Enterprise Environmental Factors (EEFs)
  • Understand the impact of Organizational Process Assets (OPAs)
  • Organizational structures, culture, and influences
  • Project delivery issues in various organizational structures
  • Role of a project management office

Role of a Project Manager

  • Influence of the project manager
  • Project manager competencies and powers
  • Leadership vs. management and leadership styles
  • Personality traits of a project manager

Integration Management

  • Identify and integrate processes and activities
  • Develop project charter and project management plan
  • Manage project work and project knowledge
  • Monitor work and control changes using the change control board
  • Close project or a phase of a project

Scope Management

  • Define and manage the project scope
  • Facilitate collection of requirements using interviews, workshops, group creativity, and decision-making techniques
  • Manage changes to requirements through traceability matrices
  • Write a detailed scope statement
  • Create the Work Breakdown Structure through decomposition
  • Set the scope baseline and analyze variances

Time Management

  • Define and sequence activities
  • Estimate activities duration with analogous, parametric, bottom-up and/or three-point techniques
  • Develop the schedule using the Precedence Diagramming Method
  • Make schedules realistic using critical path analysis, resource optimization, and schedule compression techniques

Cost Management

  • Write the cost management plan and estimate costs
  • Develop the budget and establish the cost baseline
  • Identify costs and calculate performance baseline
  • Assess Earned Value Management (EVM) key dimensions, variances, and indices
  • Forecast project time and cost with EVM

Quality Management

  • Understand Cost of Quality – conformance, non-conformance
  • Prevent non-conformance through quality management plan and metrics
  • Perform continuous improvements by managing quality
  • Understand the use of seven basic tools of quality e.g. control charts, Ishikawa diagrams, etc.
  • Implement quality metrics and audits

Resource Management

  • Develop resource management plan including the staffing management plan
  • Create hierarchical and matrix charts (RAM & RACI)
  • Acquire and develop the project team
  • Recognize and reward performance
  • Understand motivational theories and apply conflict resolution techniques
  • Control project resources

Communications Management

  • Develop the communications plan
  • Understand the communication model and appropriate uses of various communication methods and technologies
  • Manage communications effectively and efficiently
  • Apply communication theory and the levels of power

Risk Management

  • Identify risks and risk awareness
  • Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis
  • Develop and implement risk responses & audit risks
  • Evaluate Expected Monetary Value (EMV)
  • Perform Decision Tree Analysis

Procurement Management

  • Perform make-or-buy analysis 
  • Choose an appropriate contract type and establish source selection criteria
  • Solicit and evaluate bids. Improve the quality of bids
  • Control contract and resolve contractual disputes

Stakeholder Management

  • Identify project stakeholders
  • Analyze stakeholders and their expectations using various techniques
  • Create a stakeholder engagement plan
  • Manage and monitor stakeholders’ engagement to increase their support for the project

Ethics & Professional Responsibility

  • Understand the PMI® Code of Professional Conduct and responsibility to the profession and to the society at large
  • Balance the interests of stakeholders
  • Do the right thing at the right time

The Agile Guide

  • Understand agile and lean approach & select an appropriate life cycle
  • Create an agile environment
  • Manage and track agile projects
  • Organizational consideration for project agility

Exam Taking Tips

  • Understand exam structure
  • Learn key tips to be successful in the exam
  • Develop approaches to answer various types of exam questions
  • Identify weak areas and develop improvement strategies

Can I attend?

The PMP Exam prep course is suitable for professionals who need the 35 hours of project management training and/or a detailed review of the PMBoK guide. This course is also well suited for someone who, being new to project management, needs an introduction to project management while also collecting valuable training hours to qualify for the exam later.

This course will be highly beneficial to participants in the following roles:

  • Project analyst/coordinator/leader/manager/director
  • Project team members e.g. designer, developer, architect, engineer, tester, inspector, etc.
  • Participants in analyst/coordinator roles will find this course particularly useful in the performance of their work
  • Another group that will receive high value from this course consists of functional and resource managers, and professionals from sales and marketing, operations, supply chain, human resources, finance, etc.

If you are in doubt, please email or call us and we can help you determine how much value you can get from this course.

 

Schedule

CityCoursecoursedatehiddenCourse Start DateEarly Bird Deadline
TorontoPMP Project Management Professional (2d)6/20/2019Jun 20, 2019May 30, 2019
MississaugaPMP Project Management Professional (2d)6/25/2019Jun 25, 2019Jun 4, 2019
TorontoPMP Project Management Professional (2d)7/25/2019Jul 25, 2019Jul 4, 2019
MississaugaPMP Project Management Professional (2d)8/19/2019Aug 19, 2019Jul 29, 2019
TorontoPMP Project Management Professional (2d)8/22/2019Aug 22, 2019Aug 1, 2019
KitchenerPMP Project Management Professional (2d)9/12/2019Sep 12, 2019Aug 22, 2019
HamiltonPMP Project Management Professional (2d)9/12/2019Sep 12, 2019Aug 22, 2019
LondonPMP Project Management Professional (2d)9/12/2019Sep 12, 2019Aug 22, 2019
TorontoPMP Project Management Professional (2d)9/23/2019Sep 23, 2019Sep 2, 2019
MississaugaPMP Project Management Professional (2d)10/15/2019Oct 15, 2019Sep 24, 2019
TorontoPMP Project Management Professional (2d)10/21/2019Oct 21, 2019Sep 30, 2019
KitchenerPMP Project Management Professional (2d)10/31/2019Oct 31, 2019Oct 10, 2019
HamiltonPMP Project Management Professional (2d)10/31/2019Oct 31, 2019Oct 10, 2019
LondonPMP Project Management Professional (2d)10/31/2019Oct 31, 2019Oct 10, 2019
TorontoPMP Project Management Professional (2d)11/18/2019Nov 18, 2019Oct 28, 2019
TorontoPMP Project Management Professional (2d)12/9/2019Dec 9, 2019Nov 18, 2019

FAQ

Absolutely. We encourage our clients to hold in-house training session if they have 5 or more participants. The main reason is that it helps focus on your organization and your industry specific issues, problems, and challenges. Your employees will find it easy to discuss their specific issues.

However, there are also benefits in attending a public course. The biggest value is that you get to see what are best practices, issues, and challenges being faced by other organizations and/or industries.

The venues are communicated at least 2 weeks before the session. Our venues are close to highways and public transport and are easily accessible from various directions.

Please contact us if you wish to find out the venue before registering for the course.

Yes. If you are a group of 3 or more professionals, you can get discount on top of the Early Bird Discount. A larger group can get up to 35% discount on the regular fee.

We can give a long list of reasons but here are some reasons pointed by many of the several thousands professionals we have trained in the past.

  • Highly focused effective sessions
  • A lot learned in a short time
  • Real life examples made the difference
  • Very intense material but personal stories kept the group interested
  • Scenarios and examples helped learn complicated concepts

 

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Attending the course is just the beginning. We like to develop a lifelong relationship with our course participants. We strongly encourage our trainers to develop professional relationship with participants that goes beyond the class in months and years to come.

 

Yes. You can buy the online simulated tests to prepare for the exam. Click the PMP Simulated Tests to see more details and buy the sample tests.

We provide 35 PDU (Professional Development Unit) through 16 hours of in-class instruction followed by 19 hours of online work. This training is recognized by PMI as fulfilling the education requirement of PMP certification.

You can the start the application process by going to PMI Certifications and starting a new application. Please also read the PMP Credential Handbook available in pdf format at the PMI website.

We would highly recommend that before you start your application, check your education and experience requirements whether you meet them or not. If you do not have the 35 hours of formal training in project management, join a PMP course to collect your hours and also get on your way to prepare for the exam.

Our course will not just provide you the required hours but will also help you prepare for the exam.

 

If you are a PMI member when you register for the exam, the cost is US$ 405 + applicable taxes. For non-members, the cost is US$ 555 + applicable taxes.

The PMI membership fee is US$ 129 + applicable taxes for one year plus US$10 when joining PMI the first time.

Note: Please check PMI website for the current fees.

There are two main requirements to be eligible to take the PMP certification exam.

Education: A minimum 35 contact hours of formal training in project management

Experience: Number of hours required depends on years of formal education as given below.

  1. Minimum 7,500 hours over minimum 5 years and maximum 8 years when the PMP aspirant has a high school diploma or an associate degree.
  2. Minimum 4,500 hours over minimum 3 years and maximum 8 years when the PMP aspirant holds a 4 years’ Bachelor degree or equivalent or postgraduate education.

PMP (Project Management Professional) is a certification offered by Project Management Institute (PMI). It can be acquired by passing the PMP certification exam. By end of 2016, there were over 725,000 certified PMPs in the world. Being a PMP means the certification holder has acquired enough knowledge and experience to work as a seasoned project professional.

This is one of the most sought certifications in the business world.

 

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