Project Management Professional ( PMP
Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate
best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional
certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and
highly technical workplace. This course expands upon the basic concepts of
project management you discovered in the Project Management Fundamentals course
and covers in-depth the essential elements of managing a successful project.
Focusing on the generally accepted practices of project management recognized by
the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI ®, this course offers you a
standards-based approach to successful project management across application
areas and industries.
You will apply the generally accepted project management best practices
recognized by the PMI to successfully manage projects.
This course is designed for experienced project managers who desire to
increase their project management skills and apply a standards-based approach to
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with
structured hands-on activities.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be
. Initiate a project.
. Define project scope.
schedule and cost performance baselines for a project.
. Plan project
quality, staffing, and communications.
. Analyze project risks.
project procurement requirements.
. Execute the project.
. Control the
. Close the project.
Tricks of the Trade® for studying for this exam
Why take the PMP
Qualifying to Take the Exam
Are you Ready for the PMP
Applying to Take the exam
How to use this book
Other Materials to
use to Study for the PMP exam
What is the PMP exam Like?
How to Study for
the PMP exam
Your step-by-step study plan
Recurring Themes – PMI-isms to
know for the PMP exam
Project Management Framework
Rita’s Process Chart
Chart – Integration management
Project Charter – Small Project
Charter – Large Project
Rita’s Process Chart – Scope Management
Rita’s Process Chart – Time
Chart – Cost management
Rita’s process Chart – Quality Management
Human Resource Management
Rita’s Process Chart – Human
Rita’s process Chart – Communication Management
Rita’s Process Chart – Risk Management
Rita’s process Chart
– Procurement Management
Professional and Social
Rita’s Process Chart – Professional and Social
The PMP Exam : Tips for Passing the
Exam the First Time
Putting it all together
Formulas to know for the
Before you take the exam
Tricks for Taking and Passing the PMP
Common Project Management Errors and Pitfalls