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Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Preparation


About The Course:
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 fourty-hour course expands on the basic concepts presented in the Project Management Fundamentals course and offers a job-related approach to successful project management across application areas and industries.


What You Will Learn:

  • The critical information necessary to take and pass the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam.
  • Nine knowledge areas and five process groups
  • Key processes, inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs
  • How to initiate a project, plan project work, and develop project schedules, cost estimates, and budgets.
  • Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
  • Plan project procurement, execute project work and monitor and control project work.
  • Monitor and control project schedule and costs.
  • Monitor and control project quality, staffing, and communications.
  • Monitor and control project risks and contracts, close the project.


Who Needs To Attend:

This course is designed for experienced project managers who want to increase their project management skills, apply a standards-based approach to project management, and apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI®) Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification.


Participants need to have a detailed understanding of project management fundamentals and three to four years of project management experience.


Required Books (not included in the cost):
Required books are listed. Students are responsible for the cost of books.

  • Project Management Body of Knowledge 4th edition (PMBOK)
  • PMP Exam Prep 7th edition – Rita Mulcahy


COMING SOON October 19-23, 2015 8:30am-5:00pm


University of Central Missouri Lee's Summit Center

850 NW Chipman Rd, Door 54

Lee's Summit, MO 64063




To Ensure Success:

We recommend you complete as much pre-course reading as possible. This includes reading the PMBOK and taking PMP practice tests.

  • Session 1: Review of PMP Certification and Application Process
  • Session 2: Project Management Fundamentals
  • Session 3: Project Management Processes
  • Session 4: Integration Management
  • Session 5: Scope Management
  • Session 6: Time Management
  • Session 7: Cost Management
  • Session 8: Quality Management
  • Session 9: Human Resources Management
  • Session 10: Communications Management
  • Session 11: Risk Management
  • Session 12: Procurement Management
  • Session 13: Professional Ethics and Responsibilities
  • Session 14: Project Management Review
  • Session 15: PMP Practice Exam