*This course is eligible for our new Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship. howardcc.edu/cewdscholarship *
This seven-week series covers a number of topics in preparation for the Project Management Professional PMP® Exam. Students interested in the Certified Associate Project Management CAPM® exam may also take this class. You will review all material covered in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which includes the 10 knowledge areas:
• Project Integration
• Project Scope
• Project Schedule
• Project Cost
• Project Quality
• Project Human Resource
• Project Communications Management
• Project Risk Management
• Project Procurement
• Project Stakeholders Management Review
You will learn the project manager’s role in developing the project scope, how to develop a project charter, the project lifecycle, and the importance of the WBS in defining the scope. You will learn about controlling the project schedule, the critical path method, PERT methodology; network diagrams, and Gantt charts. You will also learn about managing the project budget, cost estimating and forecasting, cost applications, and earned value analysis. Discuss the project manager’s role in creating, motivating, and managing a successful team. Examine group decision-making and problem-solving models, project risk definitions/planning, procedures for managing project contracts and procurement, and quality assurance will also be covered. Included in this course is an online component for practice questions, test strategy, and review. 42 hours. 4.2 CEUs No refunds. Prerequisite: 4,500 hours of project management experience to sit for the PMP® exam.
Get introduced to the methods and techniques project managers use to effectively initiate, plan, control, and report on their projects. Managers with limited experience will learn project management concepts, terms, tools, and aspects of the project lifecycle as described in the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK® Guide. 1.2 CEUs.
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