Guiding a team toward successful project completion can be extremely taxing but also incredibly gratifying for supervisors and managers. More than that, however, juggling multiple projects at once, managing multiple staff and dealing with the individual and collective personalities on the project can be incredibly overwhelming without a fundamental understanding of how to get the most out of your team and really get things done. Valuable programs like the Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) ensure students are best apt to guide their staff through this challenging process.
Project Management Professionals have a firm understanding of the basic competencies involved in management and oversight, including areas such as effective time management, managing multiple projects simultaneously, scope and estimation of project undertaking and devising a detailed project plan alongside project risk and cost analysis. The program includes training and exam preparation for students to become a Project Management Professional (PMP) as designated by the Project Management Institute. The PMP is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP demonstrates that individuals have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct people and helps individuals to stand out to employers and maximize their earning potential overall.
At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:
Identify the relationships between the Project Management Institute's (PMI) project management framework, five process groups, and nine bodies of knowledge
Apply project initiation tools and techniques in order to develop a project charter
Develop a flexible and practical project management plan covering the major project lifecycle processes and phases
Use recommended best practice tools, techniques, and processes to plan for Quality, Human Resources, Communication, Risk, and Procurement
Explain project execution's relationship to integration management, the factors that contribute to success, and the tools and techniques used
Apply monitoring and control techniques to measure progress on the project and forecast project completion requirements
Administer the processes for closing a project and completing project procurement
Apply the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct to specific situations
Perform the preparation techniques, including identifying knowledge gaps, in order to significantly improve your chances of passing the PMP certification exam
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Is the Certification exam included in the course?
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