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Project Management Professional (PMP) 6th edition PMBOK – January 2, 2021 examination update

Course Description

21.47 Hours

101 Videos

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) is the most important industry-recognized certification for Project Managers. It is a globally-recognized Project Management training certification, with PMPs sought after to lead projects in many countries in the world.

The PMP® is not profession-specific, so you can work in virtually any industry, with any methodology, in nearly any location.

This course properly reflects the changes made to the PMBOK® 6th edition examination as of January 2, 2021.

What will you learn? The concepts that are covered in the PMP® examination and provide a knowledge base for examination preparation.

Who is this course for? Experienced Project Managers that meet PMI® hands-on project experience and educational requirements for taking the examination.

The course covers PMP® examination application requirements, application procedures, and the types of questions that are presented in the examination. It also discusses post-exam requirements for maintaining the certification. An overview of how the exam is structured and preparation tips are included.

To comply with the PMP® examination update of January 2, 2021, the course is structured to cover the Project Management Domains, People, Process, and Business Environment, with corresponding Project Management concepts mapped to their domain. As such, the Process Domain is represented by relevant Project Management Framework concepts, and Process related Project Management Knowledge Areas – Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, Project Schedule Management, Project Cost Management, Project Quality Management, Project Risk Management and Project Procurement Management. The People Domain is represented by Project Communications Management, Project Resource Management, and Project Stakeholder Management Knowledge Areas. The Business Environment Domain is represented by the Project Framework concepts relating to Business Environment.

The course also addresses Agile and Agile Hybrid concepts as they correspond to the Project Management Framework and the Project Management Knowledge Areas to ensure relevant topics are covered.

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Course Syllabus

Module 1: Preparing for and Taking the Exam

  1. Preparing to Take the Exam and Instructor Introduction
  2. Getting Certified to take the Examination
  3. Examination Characteristics
  4. Test Taking Tips and Techniques
  5. Question Formats
  6. Post Certification Requirements

Module 2: Process Domain

  1. Process Domain and Framework defined
  2. Predictive, Iterative, Incremental and Adaptive Project Life Cycles
  3. Framework Definitions
  4. Project Manager Skills
  5. Framework Key Points to Remember
  6. Framework Example Questions Review
  7. Project Integration Management Knowledge Area Defined
  8. Knowledge Area Process Mapping and Definitions
  9. Develop Project Charter and Develop Project Management Plan
  10. Direct and Manage Project Work, Manage Project Knowledge, and Monitor and Control Project Work
  11. Perform Integrated Change Control
  12. Close Project or Phase
  13. Integration Key Points to Remember
  14. Integration Example Questions Review
  15. Project Scope Management Knowledge Area Defined
  16. Plan Scope Management and Collect Requirements
  17. Nominal Group Technique (Delphi-Opinion Technique)
  18. Define Scope and Create WBS
  19. Breakdown Structures used in WBS Dictionary
  20. Validate Scope and Control Scope
  21. Defining Requirements in Agile
  22. Prioritizing requirements in Agile, Definition of Done and Rolling Wave Planning
  23. Scope Key Points to Remember
  24. Scope Example Questions Review
  25. Project Schedule Management Knowledge Area Defined
  26. Plan Schedule Management, Define Activities, and Sequence Activities
  27. Dependencies, Predecessors, Leads, and Lags
  28. Estimate Activity Durations
  29. Develop Schedule
  30. Critical Path Method
  31. Schedule Compression
  32. Resource Leveling, Schedule Format, and Control Schedule
  33. Agile Estimating
  34. Agile Schedule Planning and Reporting
  35. Schedule Key Points to Remember and Example Question review
  36. Project Cost Management Knowledge Area Defined
  37. Plan Cost Management and Estimate Cost
  38. Types of Cost, Expected Present Value, Sunk Costs, and Depreciation
  39. Life Cycle Costing, Status Reporting, and Determine Budget
  40. Control Costs, and Earned Value Management
  41. Earned Schedule, and Agile Cost Control
  42. Cost Key Points to Remember
  43. Cost Example Questions Review
  44. Project Quality Management Knowledge Area Defined
  45. Plan Quality Management
  46. Manage Quality
  47. Control Quality
  48. Continuous Improvement in Agile-Adaptive Life Cycles – Kaizen and Process Analysis
  49. Continuous Improvement in Agile-Adaptive Life Cycles – Retrospectives
  50. Quality Key Points to Remember
  51. Quality Example Questions Review
  52. Project Risk Management Knowledge Area Defined
  53. Risk Management Plan and Identify Risks
  54. Risk Register and Issues Vs Risk
  55. Perform Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis
  56. Plan Risk Responses
  57. Implement Risk Responses and Monitor Risks
  58. Agile Risk Tools and Risk Key Points to Remember
  59. Risk Example Questions Review
  60. Project Procurement Management Knowledge Area Defined
  61. Plan Procurement Management and Conduct Procurements
  62. Contracts
  63. Share and Point of Total Assumption
  64. Procurement Documents
  65. Non-Competitive Awards and Control Procurements
  66. Agile Contracts
  67. Procurement Key Points to Remember and Example Questions Review

Module 3: People Domain

  1. People Domain and Project Communications Management Knowledge Area Defined
  2. Plan Communications Management
  3. Manage and Monitor Communications
  4. Agile Communications
  5. Communications Key Points to Remember
  6. Communications Example Question Review
  7. Project Stakeholder Management Knowledge Area Defined
  8. Stakeholder Position Descriptions
  9. Identify Stakeholders
  10. Plan Stakeholder Engagement and Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  11. Monitor Stakeholder Engagement and Agile Stakeholder Engagement Techniques
  12. Stakeholder Management Key Points to Remember
  13. Stakeholder Management Example Question Review
  14. Resource Management Knowledge Area Defined
  15. Plan Resource Management and Estimate Activity Resources
  16. Acquire Resources and Develop Team
  17. Manage Team
  18. Control Resources and Agile Teaming Concepts
  19. Other Agile Teaming Concepts
  20. Agile Team Roles and Troubleshooting Agile team issues
  21. Resources Key Points to Remember
  22. Resources Example Question Review

Module 4: Business Environment Domain

  1. Business Environment Domain Defined
  2. Project Selection Tools
  3. PMO, Organizational Structure, and Reports
  4. Agile in the Business Environment
  5. Business Environment Key Points to Remember and Example Question Review
  6. Course Closing

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