PMP Express 5 Days

HP Education Services Course Description
PMP Express: Certification Preparation (HE550S)
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This five-day accelerated course is geared toward participants who seek to kick-start their preparations for the PMP® exam. Focus on the five PMBOK®
Guide processes and the nine knowledge areas, as well as the critical topic of professional responsibility. Discover key concepts to apply as you manage
projects. Obtain the PDUs you need to take the exam. Gain confidence by answering sample exam questions.
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Audience
This course is intended for project managers who are preparing to take the certification examination
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Prerequisites
Formal project management training such as that available in the Project Management Fundamentals (HC577S) course plus other core project management courses
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Course Objective
Learn how to:
  • Maximize your time in preparing for the PMP® exam
  • Master critical terms and concepts in project management
  • Apply key concepts to your work in project management
  • Evaluate your own strengths and weaknesses to best focus your study efforts
  • Identify key elements of each of the project management processes
  • Identify and incorporate best practices relating to professional responsibility
  • Determine critical versus non-critical study areas
  • Avoid common pitfalls associated with taking the exam

Detailed Course Outline

Overview

  • Project Management Trends
  • Key Definitions
  • Triple Constraint
  • Customer-Driven Focus
  • Processes
  • Knowledge Areas
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Stakeholders
  • Benefits
  • Project-Based Organizations
  • Project Success

Initiating

  • Definition
  • Inputs
  • Project Selection Process and Methods
  • Requirements Development Process
  • Expert Judgment
  • Project Charter
  • Project Scope Statement
  • Assigning the Project Manager
  • Constraints and Assumptions

Planning

  • Planning Processes
  • Project Management Plan Development
  • Project Management Plan
  • Scope Planning
  • Product Analysis
  • Scope Definition
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Control Account and Work Package
  • WBS Dictionary
  • Schedule Challenges
  • Activity Definition
  • Activity List
  • Activity Sequencing
  • WBS and Network Schedules
  • Types of Network Diagrams
  • Three Point Estimating
  • Critical Path
  • Task Relationships
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Activity Duration Estimating
  • Resources and Estimates
  • Schedule Development
  • Lead and Lag
  • GERT
  • Duration Compression
  • Resource Leveling
  • Critical Chain
  • Gantt and Milestone Charts
  • Cost Estimating
  • Types of Estimates
  • Methodologies
  • Cost Budgeting
  • Quality Planning
  • Communications Planning
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Risk Management Planning
  • Risk Identification
  • Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Decision Tree Analysis
  • Risk Response Planning
  • Risk Response Strategies
  • Organizational Planning
  • Organization Structures
  • Project Manager Roles
  • Project Conflicts
  • Motivation Theories
  • Staff Acquisition
  • Procurement Planning
  • Plan Contracting

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