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PMP® Boot Camp: Intensive Test Prep Plus Study Strategies and Tools


For people preparing to take the CAPM® or PMP® exams or implementing their PM knowledge, this intensive class gives you the knowledge review, learning materials, study plan and support you need to prepare for and study for the exam. Evaluate your knowledge against exam requirements, practice exam questions, study by process group and take home the work book and process map.

Included in this course:

  • PMP Exam Prep Manual
  • Brain Dump Sheet
  • Electronic Flashcards
  • 29 week Study Agenda
  • Role Delineation to PMBOK comparison

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
  • Included in this course:

    PMP Exam Prep Manual

    • Detailed information to support the content of the PMBOK and the Role Delineation Study
    • A section for each of the project management process groups graded by PMI on the exam:  initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing
    • Detailed exam questions for each of the process management groups
    • Manual and electronic templates that can be used as a study aid and when participants return to work
    • Additional study aids for post-course study

    Brain Dump Sheet

    • This is a critical aid that supports individuals taking the exam  

    Electronic Flashcards

    • Electronic flashcards are provided that can be used on tablets or phones

    29 week Study Agenda

    • The 29 week study agenda lays the order of the content  to maximize the time the participant will spend studying. If the participant wishes to fast track their study program, the study agenda can be customized to facilitate a more aggressive study schedule

    Role Delineation to PMBOK comparison

    • In 2010, PMI® changed the exam to include a significant portion of questions from the Role Delineation Study. A full understanding of the Role Delineation study is necessary to successfully complete the exam.

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Course Outline/Topics


Day 1:  Introduction

  • Collecting the information to apply and be approved to right the exam
  • Goals and Objectives
  • The PMBOK® and your projects
  • The PMBOK® and the industry
  • Impact of Organizational Structure
  • The Project Manager’s Toolkit
  • Project Management Lifecycle and Exam Preparation
  • The Role Delineation Study and the impact on the exam
  • Bridging the gap between the language of role delineation and the language of the PMBOK

Project Management Framework

  • General Management Discipline
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • The PMBOK and general management practices
  • Understanding the terminology
  • Knowledge areas


  • Develop project charter
  • Measuring project benefit – Will the project add value to the organization?
  • Identifying stakeholders


  • Develop project management plan
  • Plan scope management
  • Collect requirements
  • Define scope
  • Create WBS
  • Plan schedule management
  • Define activities
  • Sequence activities
  • Estimate activity resources
  • Estimate activity durations
  • Develop schedule
  • Plan cost management
  • Estimate costs
  • Estimate budget
  • Plan quality management
  • Plan H.R. management
  • Plan communications 

Day 3:  Planning

  • Plan risk management
  • Identify risks
  • Conduct qualitative risk analysis
  • Conduct quantitative risk analysis
  • Plan risk responses
  • Plan procurement management
  • Plan stakeholder management


  • Direct and manage project work
  • Perform quality assurance
  • Acquire project team
  • Develop project team
  • Manage project team
  • Manage communications
  • Conduct procurements
  • Manage stakeholder engagement

Monitoring and Controlling

  • Monitor and control project work
  • Perform integrated change control
  • Validate scope
  • Control scope
  • Control schedule
  • Control costs
  • Control quality
  • Control communications
  • Control risks
  • Control procurements
  • Control stakeholder engagement

Closing a Project

  • Effectively closing out the project
    • Close procurements
    • Close project or phase
  • Professional responsibility and ethics

The Exam

  • Review current PMI requirements
  • The PMI Code of Professional Conduct
  • Exam tips


  • Discuss next steps
  • Wrap-up

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This program can be applied toward the:

"Very well organized. Excellent instructor and excellent resources. "
Kerry Chinnock, class participant

"I appreciated the extensive knowledge of the instructor, and the warm and welcoming environment created by SCE. "
Jessica Walther, class participant

"Sandra has complete mastery of the subject matter and provides outstanding insight into the PMI thought and testing processes. She is highly qualified to instruct this course. "
class participant

Wed.-Fri., Dec. 9-11
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP
CEUs: 2.1/PDUs: 21
Program No. 5025-7998
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Mon.-Wed., May 2-4, 2016
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP
CEUs: 2.1/PDUs: 21
Enrollment Limit: 25
Program No. 5025-8617
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For more information, contact:
Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate,, 414-227-3337
Anne O'Meara, Program Director,, 414-227-3311


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