Project Management Professional Training

Project Management Professional Training with Michigan Technology Services

Michigan Technology Services offers many instructor-led Project Management courses. This Project Management Professional training can take place at our location in Farmington Hills, 20 miles outside of Detroit, where you will sit in a room with one of our instructors, onsite at your office anywhere throughout the United States, or if you prefer, instructor led live online.

About this Course

This course provides the foundation and structure to learn the fundamentals of project management and prepare for the Project Management Professional Certification (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) and is based on The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK) Sixth Edition. Highly participative with concepts, real-world applications, hands-on exercises and a case study. Each lesson is sequenced to follow a project life cycle. Students work together in teams to complete exercises and demonstrate their thorough understanding of basic concepts.

Our PMP™ Certification Course is compliant with the PMP™ Exam Update. Course content and delivery are consistent with the 35 hours required for PMP exam application.  Join us for a recognized, world class, Project Management education!

Audience Profile
The workshop is intended for project managers, project leads, subject matter experts, team members, business analysts, technical specialists and others interested in the PMP credential, no matter where they are in the process.

  • For those who are just starting out, it offers study guidelines, a framework for understanding how the exam is organized, and help in making plans to prepare for the PMP® exam.
  • Those in the middle of preparation will find guidance on program management issues and explanations of topics often tested on the exam.
  • If participants need that last push before taking the exam, this course provides exam tips and a good reference for key terms and topics that others have found difficult.

 At Course Completion

You will learn the skills necessary to lead project teams and achieve successful project results. The PMP Credential recognizes the competence of an individual to perform in the role of a project manager, specifically experienced in leading and directing projects.

Course Schedule

The next instructor led PMP class will take place March 11 – 15.  Enroll prior to February 22 in order to receive the reduced rate for the 5 day class. This PMP class covers the PMBOK 6th edition.

Course Schedule

Private, Corporate or Group Training Available

Early-Bird Price: $2695

Regular Price: $2795

Date(s) Days Time Type
3/11/19 - 3/15/19 M - F 9:00am - 4:30pm

Live Online Class

Enroll

For complete Project Management course outlines and pricing information on other Project Management classes or to request a class date contact Michigan Technology Services. 248-489-0408

Prerequisites

Some project management experience either as a team participant or as a project manager; exposure to Microsoft Project or equivalent knowledge.

Certification eligibility: PMP®

  • Category I Candidate: University Degree, 4,500 hours of PM experience, 3 years documented experience within 8 years.
  • Category II Candidate: No university degree required, 7,500 documented hours of PM experience during 8 years.

Certification eligibility: CAPM®

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 1,500 hours of work on a project team or 23 hours of formal education.

Detailed Course Outline

Day 1

Unit 1 - Introduction

  • Agenda

Unit 2 – Project Management Professional Certification

  • Certification Requirements
  • Description of the PMP Exam

Unit 3 – Project Management Framework

  • Background and Definition
  • Project Management and Organizational Structure
  • Projects and Operations
  • Project Phases and Life Cycles
  • Unit 3 Quiz – Project Management Framework

Unit 4 – Project Management Process Groups and Knowledge Areas

  • Process Groups
  • Knowledge Areas
  • Triple Constraint
  • Processes by Process Group
  • Unit 4 Quiz – Project Management Process Groups and Knowledge Areas

Unit 5 – Project Integration Management

  • Project Integration Management Processes
  • Process 4.1 – Develop Project Charter
  • Process 4.2 – Develop Project Management Plan
  • Process 4.3 – Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Process 4.4 – Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Process 4.5 – Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Process 4.6 – Close Project or Phase
  • Unit 5 Quiz – Project Integration Management


Day 2


Unit 6 – Project Scope Management

  • Background
  • Triple Constraint
  • Managing Project Risk
  • Progressive Elaboration and Rolling Wave Planning
  • Management Plans
  • Project Scope Management Processes
  • Process 5.1 – Plan Scope Management
  • Process 5.2 – Collect Requirement
  • Process 5.3 – Define Scope
  • Process 5.4 – Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Process 5.5 – Validate Scope
  • Process 5.6 – Control Scope
  • Unit 6 Quiz – Project Scope Management

Unit 7 – Project Time Management

  • Project Time Management Processes
  • Process 6.1 – Plan Schedule Management
  • Process 6.2 – Define Activities
  • Process 6.3 – Sequence Activities
  • Process 6.4 – Estimate Activity Resources
  • Process 6.5 – Estimate Activity Durations
  • Process 6.6 – Develop Schedule
  • Process 6.7 – Control Schedule
  • Unit 7 Quiz – Project Time Management

Day 3

Unit 8 – Project Cost Management

  • Background
  • Project Cost Management Processes
  • Process 7.1 – Plan Cost Management
  • Process 7.2 – Estimate Costs
  • Process 7.3 – Determine Budget
  • Process 7.4 – Control Costs
  • Earned Value Management
  • Unit 8 Quiz – Project Cost Management

Unit 9 Project Quality Management

  • Background
  • Project Quality Management Processes
  • Process 8.1 – Plan Quality Management
  • Process 8.2 – Perform Quality Assurance
  • Process 8.3 – Control Quality
  • Unit 9 Quiz – Project Quality Management

Unit 10 Project Human Resource Management

  • Background
  • Project Human Resource Management Processes
  • Process 9.1 – Plan Human Resource Management
  • Process 9.2 – Acquire Project Team
  • Process 9.3 – Develop Project Team
  • Process 9.4 – Manage Project Team
  • Unit 10 Quiz – Project Human Resource Management

Day 4

Unit 11 – Project Communications Management

  • Background
  • Project Communications Management Processes
  • Process 10.1 – Plan Communications Management
  • Process 10.2 Manage Communications
  • Process 10.3 Control Communications
  • Unit 11 Quiz – Project Communications

Unit 12 – Project Risk Management

  • Background
  • Project Risk Management Processes
  • Process 11.1 – Plan Risk Management
  • Process 11.2 – Identify Risks
  • Process 11.3 – Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Process 11.4 – Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Process 11.5 – Plan Risk Responses
  • Process 11.6 – Control Risks
  • Unit 12 Quiz – Project Risk Management

Unit 13 – Project Procurement Management 

  • Background
  • Project Procurement Processes
  • Process 12.1 – Plan Procurement Management
  • Process 12.2 – Conduct Procurements
  • Process 12.3 – Control Procurements
  • Process 12.4 – Close Procurements
  • Unit 13 Quiz – Project Procurement

Day 5

Unit 14 – Project Stakeholder Management

  • Project Stakeholder Management Processes
  • Process 13.1 – Identify Stakeholders
  • Process 13.2 – Plan Stakeholder Management
  • Process 13;3 – Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Process 13.4 – Control Stakeholder Engagement
  • Unit 14 Quiz – Project Stakeholder Management

Practice Exam

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