PMP® Exam Prep
35 PDUs / contact hours
Are you ready for a career boost or perhaps a change? The globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.
To pass the exam, relying on your project experience will not be enough. Becoming familiar with the format and type of questions on the PMP exam will allow you to be better prepared to succeed. This course was developed in conjunction with the Project Management Institute (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Fifth Edition and other sources. The workshop focuses on the five project processes and the ten knowledge areas as outlined in the PMBOK® Guide as well as the professional responsibility domain.
Participants will learn valuable strategies and obtain tips for taking their exam and have the opportunity to put them into practice during this course. The workshop includes a wide variety of learning tools and study aids. As part of the workshop you will have access to a subscription for online exam questions and detailed solutions.
This workshop is recognized by PMI® for the 35 contact hours necessary to qualify to write the PMP® Exam.
Professional Development Units are allocated according to the number of training hours completed by the student and may be granted by increments of 0.25 PDU for each 15 minutes of training. A participation certificate will be given to students who attend a minimum of 90% of the course.
We are Committed to Help You Succeed!
We at the Centre for Continuing Education strive to ensure that you will be successful in your PMP® certification exam after training with the PMP® Exam Prep. However, if you are unsuccessful on the exam we will reimburse you the value of the exam retake(s) and ultimately the full amount paid for the PMP® Exam Prep course if you fail after three attempts at the exam allowed by PMI®. However you must retake the exam within the timelines and provide additional information as identified in the detailed description of the terms and conditions.
To obtain a PMP® certification, you must satisfy the education and experience requirements set out by PMI®, adhere to a Professional Code of Conduct, and pass the PMP® Certification Examination. Along with meeting those requirements, you will need 35 contact hours of classroom instruction and these are provided by the PMP® Exam Prep workshop.
- Reviewing the 10 knowledge areas (definition, key components, practice exercises, tests)
- What is required to pass the exam
- Reviewing exam logistics and strategies
- Filling in the education and experience forms
- Applying for the exam
- Looking at the format and structure of the exam
- The PMBOK® Guide
- Key concepts, terms, and principles of project management
- Understanding and memorizing the formulas
- Exam practice
- Tips and study methods to help prepare
- Creating a self-study plan to focus your efforts on your exam date
- Anyone preparing to sit for the PMP® exam
Colin Lindsay has twenty years of experience teaching graduate courses in project management, teaching for the University of Ottawa, Université du Québec, Tianjin University, Zhejiang Gongshang University, and Guizhou University. In addition, he teaches candidates how to prepare for the PMP certification exam. He has graduate degrees in Project Management and physics, but draws also on his applied experience managing complex IM/IT, organizational development, and outsourcing projects for numerous organizations in the National Capital Region. He is a former engineering officer with the Royal Canadian Navy and operates a management consulting firm.
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