Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

at Certstaffix Training - Near North Side

Course Details
$2,910 4 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Dec 09, 9:00am - Dec 13, 4:00pm (5 sessions)

Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
500 N Michigan Ave Ste 600
At N Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 3

What you'll learn in this product management training:

This course is a complete resource for PMP exam preparation, featuring full coverage of all exam objectives, hands-on practice, and plenty of interactive tools. This course includes detailed discussion on a wide range of project management topics, concepts, and key terms, alongside frequent opportunities to gain hands-on practice using these skills in typical workplace scenarios. 

Each chapter includes comprehensive review questions to help you gauge your understanding, and you also gain access to interactive online learning environment that features electronic flash cards, chapter tests, practice exams, and more.The IT marketplace demands certified project management professionals, and the PMP certification was created specifically to address that demand. This course gives you everything you need to improve your skills and take the exam with confidence.

This book is aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition. For exams taken after March 26, 2018.

Certification exams are administered by third party testing companies such as Pearson Vue or Prometric. Our courses prepare you for the certification exam, which is an additional fee paid to the testing provider.. You must contact Prometric, Pearson Vue or the corresponding testing provider to take a certification exam. If you are looking for PMP Certification online training reviews, we have them on the last tab of this page.


  • Applying Professional Responsibility
  • Closing the Project
  • Communicating the Plan
  • Conducting Procurements
  • Controlling Work Results
  • Measuring and Controlling Project Performance
  • Project Budget
  • Project Charter
  • Project Resources
  • Project Schedule
  • Project Scope Statement
  • Project Team
  • Risk Planning
  • Sharing Information

Course Outline

Chapter 1 What Is a Project?

  • Is It a Project?
  • Projects vs. Operations
  • Stakeholders
  • Project Characteristics
  • What Is Project Management?
  • Programs
  • Portfolios
  • Project Management Offices
  • Skills Every Good Project Manager Needs
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational and Planning Skills
  • Conflict Management Skills
  • Negotiation and Influencing Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Team Building and Motivating Skills
  • Role of a Project Manager
  • Understanding Organizational Structures
  • Functional Organizations
  • Projectized Organizations
  • Matrix Organizations
  • Project ]Based Organizations
  • Understanding Project Life Cycles and Project Management Processes
  • Project Phases and Project Life Cycles
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 2 Creating the Project Charter

  • Exploring the Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management
  • Understanding How Projects Come About
  • Needs and Demands
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Performing Project Selection and Assessment
  • Using Project Selection Methods
  • Applying Project Selection Methods
  • Kicking Off the Project Charter
  • Project Statement of Work
  • Business Case
  • Agreements
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Organizational Process Assets
  • Tools and Techniques
  • Formalizing and Publishing the Project Charter
  • Pulling the Project Charter Together
  • Key Stakeholders
  • Project Charter Sign ]Off
  • Identifying Stakeholders
  • Identify Stakeholders Inputs
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Stakeholder Register and Strategy
  • Introducing the Kitchen Heaven Project Case Study
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 3 Developing the Project Scope Statement

  • Developing the Project Management Plan
  • Developing Inputs
  • Documenting the Project Management Plan
  • Plan Scope Management
  • Understanding the Plan Scope Management Inputs
  • Using Plan Scope Management Tools and Techniques
  • Documenting the Scope Management Plan
  • Documenting the Requirements Management Plan
  • Collecting Requirements
  • Using the Tools and Techniques of the Collect Requirements Process
  • Documenting Requirements
  • Defining Scope
  • Product Analysis
  • Alternatives Generation
  • Writing the Project Scope Statement
  • Understanding the Scope Statement Components
  • Approving and Publishing the Project Scope Statement
  • Updating the Project Documents
  • Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Gathering the WBS Inputs
  • Decomposing the Deliverables
  • Constructing the WBS
  • Creating WBS Process Outputs
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 4 Creating the Project Schedule

  • Creating the Schedule Management Plan
  • Defining Activities
  • Define Activities Process Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques for Defining Activities
  • Define Activities Outputs
  • Understanding the Sequence Activities Process
  • Sequence Activities Tools and Techniques
  • Sequence Activities Outputs
  • Estimating Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Resources Inputs
  • Estimate Activity Resources Tools and Techniques
  • Estimate Activity Resources Outputs
  • Estimating Activity Durations
  • Estimate Activity Durations Inputs
  • Estimate Activity Durations Tools and Techniques
  • Estimate Activity Durations Outputs
  • Developing the Project Schedule
  • Develop Schedule Inputs
  • Develop Schedule Tools and Techniques
  • Scheduling Process Outputs
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 5 Developing the Project Budget and Communicating the Plan

  • Creating the Project Cost Management Plan
  • Performing Plan Cost Management
  • Creating the Cost Management Plan
  • Estimating Costs
  • Estimate Costs Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques to Estimate Costs
  • Estimate Costs Process Outputs
  • Establishing the Cost Baseline
  • Determine Budget Inputs
  • Determine Budget Tools and Techniques
  • Determine Budget Process Outputs
  • Understanding Stakeholders
  • Analyzing Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder Management Plan
  • Communicating the Plan
  • Plan Communications Management Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques for Plan Communications Management
  • Plan Communications Management Outputs
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 6 Risk Planning

  • Planning for Risks
  • Planning Your Risk Management
  • Plan Risk Management Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques for Plan Risk Management
  • Creating the Risk Management Plan
  • Identifying Potential Risk
  • Identify Risks Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques for Identify Risks
  • Identify Risks Outputs
  • Analyzing Risks Using Qualitative Techniques
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques for Perform Qualitative
  • Risk Analysis
  • Ranking Risks in the Risk Register
  • Quantifying Risk
  • Tools and Techniques for Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis Outputs
  • Developing a Risk Response Plan
  • Tools and Techniques for Plan Risk Responses
  • Plan Risk Responses Outputs
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 7 Planning Project Resources

  • Procurement Planning
  • Plan Procurement Management Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques for Plan Procurement Management
  • Plan Procurement Management Outputs
  • Developing the Human Resource Management Plan
  • Plan Human Resource Management Inputs
  • Plan Human Resource Management Tools and Techniques
  • Plan Human Resource Management Outputs
  • Quality Planning
  • Plan Quality Management Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques for Plan Quality Management
  • Plan Quality Management Outputs
  • Bringing It All Together
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 8 Developing the Project Team

  • Directing and Managing Project Work
  • Direct and Manage Project Work Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques of Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Outputs of Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Acquiring the Project Team
  • Acquire Project Team Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques of Acquire Project Team
  • Outputs of Acquire Project Team
  • Developing the Project Team
  • Tools and Techniques of Develop Project Team
  • Outputs of Develop Project Team
  • Managing Project Teams
  • Tools and Techniques for Managing Teams
  • Managing Project Team Outputs
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 9 Conducting Procurements and Sharing Information

  • Conducting Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements Tools and Techniques
  • Conduct Procurements Outputs
  • Laying Out Quality Assurance Procedures
  • Inputs to Perform Quality Assurance
  • Perform Quality Assurance Tools and Techniques
  • Perform Quality Assurance Outputs
  • Managing Project Information
  • Tools and Techniques of Manage Communications
  • Output of Manage Communications
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement Inputs
  • Tools and Techniques for Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement Outputs
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 10 Measuring and Controlling Project Performance

  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
  • Monitor and Control Project Work Inputs
  • Monitor and Control Project Work Outputs
  • Controlling Procurements
  • Controlling Procurements Inputs
  • Control Procurements Tools and Techniques
  • Managing Control Procurements Outputs
  • Controlling Communications
  • Control Communications Inputs
  • Control Communications Tools and Techniques
  • Control Communications Outputs
  • Managing Perform Integrated Change Control
  • How Change Occurs
  • Change Control Concerns
  • Configuration Control
  • Change Control System
  • Perform Integrated Change Control Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs
  • Controlling Stakeholder Engagement
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 11 Controlling Work Results

  • Monitoring and Controlling Risk
  • Control Risks Inputs
  • Control Risks Tools and Techniques
  • Control Risks Outputs
  • Managing Cost Changes
  • Control Costs Inputs
  • Control Costs Tools and Techniques
  • Control Costs Outputs
  • Monitoring and Controlling Schedule Changes
  • Control Schedule Inputs
  • Control Schedule Tools and Techniques
  • Control Schedule Outputs
  • Utilizing Control Quality Techniques
  • Control Quality Inputs
  • Control Quality Tools and Techniques
  • Control Quality Outputs
  • Validating Project Scope
  • Controlling Scope
  • Control Scope Inputs
  • Control Scope Tools and Techniques
  • Control Scope Outputs
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

Chapter 12 Closing the Project and Applying Professional Responsibility

  • Formulating Project Closeout
  • Characteristics of Closing
  • Project Endings
  • Closing Out the Project
  • Administrative Closure Procedures
  • Close Project or Phase Inputs
  • Close Project or Phase Tools and Techniques
  • Close Project or Phase Outputs
  • Closing Out the Procurements
  • Close Procurements Inputs
  • Close Procurements Tools and Techniques
  • Close Procurements Outputs
  • Celebrate!
  • Releasing Project Team Members
  • Balancing Stakeholders’ Interests at Project Close
  • Competing Needs
  • Dealing with Issues and Problems
  • Balancing Constraints
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Responsibility
  • Respect
  • Fairness
  • Honesty
  • Role Delineation Study
  • Applying Professional Knowledge
  • Project Management Knowledge
  • Education Providers
  • Industry Knowledge
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Next Project

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