Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep! RETIRING DECEMBER 1st, 2020

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Overview: This course has been designed to prepare participants to take the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam, and is based on the information covered in the 10 areas of study used to formulate the exam, including the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc. In addition to providing a comprehensive presentation and review of the material covered on the exam, this course will guide the student through the exam application and registration procedures.

Series Taught By: Martin VanDerSchouw He served 3 years on Project Management Institute’s International Board of Directors as well as PMI®‘s Chair of Performance Oversight, Chair of External Relations and Involvement Committee, and as Secretary Treasurer.

Career Path: PMP® certification holders earn 17 percent more than their non-certified peers according to the Project Management Salary Survey—Eighth Edition. This certification can lead to Project Management jobs across all different fields, including, but not limited to, IT, Sports, Biotech, Engineering, Manufacturing, Advertising, Healthcare, and Insurance.

Certification Details

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. The PMP® Certification signifies that you speak and understand the global language of project management and connects you to a community of professionals, organizations and experts worldwide.

Certification Exam Details:
Project Management Professional (PMP)®Learn More about this certification exam.

Available PDUs for this Course Series: 30
By completing this course series, you will earn 30 PDUs. CareerAcademy is a Recognized Education Provider (REP # 4058) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and its courses have been approved for PDUs. Learn More

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 30
Students can earn up to 30 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion.Learn More

Course Modules:

Module 01 -Application and the PMP® Exam

(Duration: 1h 12m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Application and the PMP Exam
  3. Extra Reading
  4. The Acme Widget Factory
  5. Project Management Professional
  6. How Do I Become A PMP?
  7. PMP Application
  8. PMP Exam
  9. PMP Exam – Initiating
  10. PMP Exam – Planning
  11. PMP Exam – Executing
  12. PMP Exam – Monitoring & Controlling
  13. PMP Exam – Closing
  14. PMP Exam (Cont.)
  15. Test-Taking Strategies
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 – The Basics of Project Management – Part 01

(Duration: 32m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Organizations and Project Management
  3. Differentiation vs. Integration
  4. Organic or Simple
  5. A Functional Organization
  6. Potential Advantages of a Functional Organization
  7. Potential Issues with a Functional Organization
  8. A Projectized Organization (PBO)
  9. Potential Advantages of a Projectized Organization
  10. Potential Issues with a Projectized Organization
  11. The Matrix Organization
  12. A Weak Matrix Organization
  13. A Balanced Matrix Organization
  14. A Strong Matrix Organization
  15. Potential Advantages of a Matrix Organization
  16. Potential Issues with a Matrix Organization
  17. Organizations Table
  18. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 – Project Integration Management

(Duration: 58m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Integration Management
  3. Integration Management
  4. Develop Project Charter
  5. The Business Case
  6. Develop Project Management Plan
  7. Baselines, Logs & Registers
  8. Project Management Plan
  9. Direct & Manage Project Work
  10. Manage Project Knowledge
  11. Monitor & Control Project Work
  12. Perform Integrated Change Control
  13. Close Project or Phase
  14. Summary
  15. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 – Project Schedule Management

(Duration: 1h 58m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Schedule Management
  3. Schedule Management
  4. Plan Schedule Management
  5. Define Activities
  6. Rolling Wave Planning
  7. Define Activities (Cont.)
  8. Sequence Activities
  9. PDM
  10. Conditional Diagramming
  11. Dependencies
  12. Leads & Lag
  13. Sequence Activities (Cont.)
  14. Dependency Determination
  15. Leads & Lag (Cont.)
  16. Estimate Activity Durations
  17. Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT)
  18. Distributions
  19. Reserves
  20. Agile Estimation
  21. Project Schedule Management
  22. Schedule Management
  23. Plan Schedule Management
  24. Define Activities
  25. Rolling Wave Planning
  26. Define Activities (Cont.)
  27. Sequence Activities
  28. PDM
  29. Conditional Diagramming
  30. Dependencies
  31. Leads & Lag
  32. Sequence Activities (Cont.)
  33. Dependency Determination
  34. Leads & Lag (Cont.)
  35. Estimate Activity Durations
  36. Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT)
  37. Distributions
  38. Reserves
  39. Agile Estimation
  40. Develop Schedule
  41. CPM
  42. The Critical Path Method
  43. Resource Optimization
  44. Critical Chain Method
  45. A Sample Story Map
  46. Develop Schedule (Cont.)
  47. Leveling vs. Smoothing
  48. Other Terms
  49. Crashing vs. Fast Tracking
  50. Gantt Charts
  51. Milestone Chart
  52.  Control Schedule
  53. Project Time Management – Summary
  54. Develop Schedule
  55. CPM
  56. The Critical Path Method
  57. Resource Optimization
  58. Critical Chain Method
  59. A Sample Story Map
  60.  Develop Schedule (Cont.)
  61. Leveling vs. Smoothing
  62. Other Terms
  63. Crashing vs. Fast Tracking
  64. Gantt Charts
  65. Milestone Chart
  66. Control Schedule
  67. Project Time Management– Summary
  68. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 – Project Quality Management

(Duration: 1h 30m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Quality Management
  3. Quality Management
  4. Key Terms
  5. Thought Leaders
  6. Plan Quality
  7. Cost of Quality
  8. Flowcharts
  9. SIPOC
  10. SIPOC Steps
  11. SIPOC (Cont.)
  12. Logical Data Model
  13. Matrix Diagrams
  14. Matrix Diagram Symbols
  15. Sample Matrix Diagrams
  16. Test Driven Development (TDD)
  17. Acceptance Test -Driven Development
  18. Refactoring
  19. Types of Refactoring
  20. Manage Quality
  21. Root Cause Analysis
  22. Affinity Diagrams
  23. Affinity Diagrams Steps
  24. Affinity Diagrams (Cont.)
  25. Cause and Effect Diagram
  26. Histogram Sample
  27. Scatter Diagram
  28. Control and Limits
  29. Pareto Diagrams
  30. Run Chart
  31. Design For X
  32. Problem Solving
  33. Benchmarking
  34. Design of Experiments (DOE)
  35. Control Quality
  36. 7 Basic Quality Tools
  37. Check or Tally Sheets
  38. Statistical Sampling Terms
  39. Statistical Terms
  40. Statistical Example
  41. Project Quality Management – Summary
  42. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 11 – Project Communications Management

(Duration: 27m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Communications Management
  3. Communications Management
  4. Communications Dimensions
  5. Communications Terms
  6. The Communication Model
  7. The Formula for One-to-one Communications
  8. Didactic Communication Example
  9. Styles
  10. Plan Communications Management
  11. Stakeholder Engagement Matrix
  12. The Communications Management Plan
  13. Manage Communications
  14. Communications Techniques and Considerations
  15. Manage Communications (Cont.)
  16. Monitor Communications
  17. Control Communications
  18. Communications Management- Summary
  19. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 13 – Project Procurement Management

(Duration: 42m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Procurement Management
  3. Procurement Management
  4. Procurement PMIisms
  5. Procurement Terms
  6. Plan Procurement Management
  7. Source Selection Analysis
  8. Procurement Management Plan
  9. Bid Documents
  10. Procurement Statement of Work
  11. 3 Types
  12. Procurement Documents
  13. Contract
  14. Conduct Procurements
  15. Negotiating Tactics
  16. Source Selection Criteria
  17. Control Procurements
  18. Negotiate Settlements
  19. Project Procurement Management – Summary
  20. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 15 – Professional Responsibility

(Duration: 12m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Professional Responsibility
  3. Duty to the Profession
  4. Scope & Estimates
  5. Authority
  6. Above All Else…
  7. Course Closure
  8. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 02 – Types of Exam Questions

(Duration:  25m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Types of Exam Questions
  3. Two Right Answers / Made up Terms
  4. Two Right Answers
  5. Situational Questions
  6. Extraneous Information
  7. Understanding vs. Memorization
  8. Questions With Invented Terms
  9. Answers With More than One Component
  10. PMI’isms
  11. The Exam – Why People Fail
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 – The Basics of Project Management – Part 02

(Duration:  1h 47m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. The Basics of Project Management
  3. What is Project Management?
  4. Projects and Operations
  5. Programs and Portfolios
  6. Organizational Project Management
  7. Key Terms
  8. Key Terms – Life Cycles
  9. Key Terms (Cont.)
  10. It’s all about managing six (6) things. It’s simple really…
  11. Plan- Do- Check- Act
  12. Project Life Cycle
  13. The Big 3 Life Cycles
  14. Keys to the Predictive Waterfall Model
  15. The Basic Predictive Model
  16. Keys to the Predictive Model
  17. Keys Challenges to the Predictive Model
  18. The Iterative Life Cycles
  19. Advantages of the Iterative Model
  20. Challenges of the Iterative Model
  21. Prototyping
  22. Reasons to Prototype
  23. Dangers of Prototyping
  24. Managing WIP
  25. Foundation
  26. Scrum
  27. A Project Vision
  28. Product Backlog
  29. The Scrum Roles
  30. Scrum (Cont.)
  31. The Team Board
  32. Burndown Chart
  33. Sprint Planning Meeting
  34. The Daily Scrum
  35. Sprint Review
  36. Sprint Retrospective
  37. Scrum Timeline
  38. PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Areas
  39. Ten Knowledge Areas Extended
  40. The Process Groups & Knowledge Areas Combined
  41. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 – Project Scope Management

(Duration:  46m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Scope Management
  3. Scope Management
  4. The Product vs. Project Scope:
  5. The Scope Management Plan Answers…
  6. The Steps in Scope Management
  7. How Scope is Measured
  8. Plan Scope Management
  9. Collect Requirements
  10. Requirements Data Gathering
  11. Voting
  12. Idea Mapping Guidelines
  13. Brainstorming Steps
  14. Define Scope
  15. Charter vs. Scope Statement
  16. Create WBS
  17. WBS Terminology
  18. Components of the WBS
  19. Effective WBS’s
  20. Create WBS (Cont.)
  21. Validate Scope
  22. Control Scope
  23. Project Scope Management – Summary
  24. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 – Project Cost Management

(Duration:  1h 15m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Cost Management
  3. Cost Management
  4. Plan Cost Management
  5. Estimate Costs
  6. Determine Budget
  7. Accounting Terms
  8. Determine Budget (Cont.)
  9. Funding Requirements
  10. Depreciation
  11. Control Costs
  12. Cumulative Cost Curve
  13. In Alphabetical Order
  14. Forecasting- ETC
  15. Forecasting– EAC
  16. Forecasting– TCPI
  17. Earned Schedule Theory
  18. Cost Management– Summary
  19. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 -Project Resource Management

(Duration: 1h 23m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Resource Management
  3. The Processes that Organize All Project Resources
  4. Plan Resources Management
  5. Team Charter
  6. Organization Chart
  7. Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  8. Common Theories
  9. McGregor’s Theory of X and Y
  10. Hertzberg’s Theory
  11. Theory Z
  12. Resource Management Plan
  13. Estimate Activity Resources
  14. Acquire Resources
  15. Develop Team
  16. The Five (5) Conflict Resolution Modes
  17. Speed B. Leas Conflict Model
  18. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  19. Absence of Trust
  20. Absence of Conflict
  21. Lack of Commitment
  22. Avoidance of Accountability
  23. Inattention to Results
  24. Manage Team
  25. Emotional Intelligence
  26. Ability-Based EI Model
  27. Goleman’s Mixed EI Model
  28. Trait EI Model
  29. Leadership Styles
  30. Theories of Management Style
  31. Sources of Power
  32. Servant Leadership
  33. Management vs. Leadership
  34. Adaptive Leadership
  35. Control Resources
  36. Final Terms
  37. Project Resources Management – Summary
  38. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 12 – Project Risk Management

(Duration: 1h 12m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Risk Management
  3. Risk Management
  4. Risk
  5. Project Risks
  6. Types of Risks
  7. Key Terms
  8. Plan Risk Management
  9. Included in the Risk Management Plan
  10. Sample RBS
  11. Scales for Impact and Probability
  12. Sample Impact Matrix
  13. Identify Risks
  14. Brainstorming
  15. Delphi Technique
  16. SWOT Analysis
  17. Prompt Lists
  18. The Risk Register
  19. Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  20. Risk Parameters
  21. Probability & Impact Matrix
  22. Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  23. Influence Diagrams
  24. Expected Monetary Value (EMV)
  25. Decision Tree Analysis
  26. Data Modeling – Simulation
  27. Plan Risk Responses
  28. Response Strategies
  29. Risk Register Updates
  30. Implement Risk Responses
  31. Plan Implement Responses
  32. Monitor Risks
  33. Project Risk Management– Summary
  34. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 14 – Project Stakeholder Management

(Duration: 20m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Stakeholder Management
  3. Stakeholder Management
  4. Identify Stakeholders
  5. Brain Writing – Data Gathering
  6. Data Analysis for Stakeholders
  7. Classification Models for Stakeholder Analysis
  8. Stakeholder Prioritization
  9. Salience Model
  10. Direction of Influence
  11. Stakeholder Engagement Classification
  12. Plan Stakeholder Management
  13. Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  14. Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  15. Project Stakeholder Management – Summary
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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