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Project Management Comprehensive with PMP Certification Preparation

Start: TBA       Type: Online / In-class; Evening & Weekends       Duration (hr): 140

This comprehensive course provides solid knowledge in Project Management with PMP Certification Preparation. Through a combination of lectures and exercises, students will learn the key techniques and approaches necessary to be an effective professional. Students will learn Project Management and PMP/CAPM Certification Preparation, Agile Methodology and Scrum, JIRA, Microsoft Project and Visio. Also, students will practice creating PM Documentation and learning Effective Communication techniques. This training is available in-class and remotly (online).
1. Project Management with PMP Certification Preparation – This module provides fundamentals of Project Management, including management standards in according to PMI PMBOK, execution of projects in different organizational structures, project management processes (initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, verification of completion), PM knowledge areas (integration, scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communication, risk, procurement). This module students will review PMI PMBOK and practice PMP test, including the exam structure and procedures, types of questions and topics, approaches to the test taking, common mistakes to avoid. 
This core module teaches following subjects: 1. Project Integration Management: Project Charter, Project Plan, Project Execution, Project Monitoring and Control, Change management, Project Closeout. 2. Project Scope Management: Project Scope and Product Scope (product content), Requirements, WBS Work Breakdown Structure, Scope control. 3. Project Time Management: Relationship between activities, Resource estimation, Activity duration, Schedule. 4. Project Cost Management: Cost estimation, Budget planning, Budget control, Earned Value Measurement. 5. Project Quality Management: Quality planning, Quality assurance and Quality control. 6. Project Human Resources Management: Staffing management plan, Set the project team, Development of the project team, Management of the project team. 7. Project Communications Management: Project participants, Planning communications, Information distribution, Managing expectations of project participants, Reporting. 8. Project Risk Management: Risk Management Planning, Risk identification, Qualitative risk analysis, Quantitative risk analysis, Risk management plan, Risk monitoring and control. 9. Project Procurement Management: Tender procedures, Types of contracts, Contract closeout. 
2. PM Documentation Writing Workshop – in this module students will practice creating essential Project management documentation, including Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Project Proposal/Initiation, Project Budget, Project Plan, Project Charter, Project Status Reporting, Quality Management Plan, Project Risk Assessment / Risk Management Plan, Profit and Loss, Project Closure Documentation and other. Students will create projects in Microsoft Project.
3. Agile Methodology and Scrum – The agile methodology of software development marks a considerable departure from traditional sequential development (“waterfall”). In fact, many aspects of agile are so drastically different from waterfall that it is often helpful for individuals who are new to agile to take a small course to better understand its principles and practices.
4. Microsoft Project and Visio – this module reviews Microsoft Project; in Microsoft Visio students will study how to build flow charts, network diagrams and business processes. 
5. JIRA – this module includes concepts of JIRA, a project tracking and collaboration tool (issue, project and workflow), JIRA Workspace, JIRA Dashboard, and crucial elements of work with Issues, Searching and Reporting. 
6. Effective Communication Workshop – in this module students will polish their communication skills for business environment: self-presentation/elevator pitch, connecting with peers and executives, conducting effective meetings, effective listening and asking questions, teamwork and leadership tips, building trust, public speaking, spontaneous speaking situations (giving an opinion/feedback), giving a constructive critique, stress management and other communication techniques.
7. How to Find a Job – this course provides the most effective job searching strategies and useful tips. The module includes the following topics: Resilience during Transition, Perfecting your Pitch, Presenting yourself in Interviewing, Writing a compelling resume, Writing targeted job search correspondence, How to use LinkedIn for your search, Networking Strategically, Negotiations.
*140 instructor-led hours
Bachelor’s degree; industry experience working with projects is a plus


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