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PMP® Exam Review/Implementing a Project Management Discipline

 

Get an in-depth study of the knowledge areas covered in the Project Management Life Cycle. Apply concepts to real-world projects through group discussion and situation simulations. Cover the necessary methods and disciplines to implement a project management discipline on your own or for work.

This course also covers the necessary information required to prepare for the CAPM® and PMP® exams. Evaluate your knowledge against exam requirements and develop a future study plan.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of using the PMBOK® as the baseline for achieving PMP® certification
  • Assess the project management processes and implement a project management framework within your organization
  • Apply current tools and techniques to create an effective project management plan

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Course Outline/Topics

Seminar Outline

Introduction
• Goals and objectives
• The PMBOK® Guide and your projects
• Impact of organizational structure
• The project manager's toolkit
• Project management lifecycle and PMO exam preparation

Project Management Framework
• General management discipline
• Project management body of knowledge
• Understanding the terminology
• Knowledge areas

Initiation
• Scope initiation
• Developing the project charter
• Tools and techniques of initiation phase
• Measuring project benefit - Will the project add value to the organization

Planning
• Project plan development
• Scope planning and definition
• Activity definition and sequencing
• Activity duration estimating
• Schedule development
• Resource planning
• Cost estimating and budgeting
• Quality and organizational planning
• Communication planning
• Risk management planning
• Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis

Executing
• Getting to work - carrying out the plan
• Project plan execution
• Quality assurance
• Team development
• Information distribution
• Solicitation
• Source selection
• Contract administration

Controlling
• Integrated change control
• Scope verification
• Scope change control
• Schedule, cost and quality control
• Performance reporting
• Risk monitoring

Closing
• Effectively closing out the project
• Developing a project repository
• Lessons learned - where do we go from here?
• Professional responsibility and ethics
• Applying for the exam
• Exam tips

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"Very well organized. Excellent instructor and excellent resources. "
Kerry Chinnock - May, 2014

"I appreciated the extensive knowledge of the instructor, and the warm and welcoming environment created by SCE. "
Jessica Walther - May, 2014

  Sessions  
Wed.-Fri., Dec. 10-12
8:30am-4:30pm
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Sandra Hoskins, ISP, PMP, ITCP
$945
CEUs: 1.4/PDUs: 14
Program No. 5025-7322
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Wed.-Fri., Apr. 29-May 1, 2015
8:30am-4:30pm
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Sandra Hoskins, ISP, PMP, ITCP
$945
CEUs: 2.1/PDUs: 21
Program No. 5025-7320
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For more information, contact:
Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate, msacho@uwm.edu, 414-227-3337
Anne O'Meara, Program Director, aomeara@uwm.edu, 414-227-3311
 

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