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PMI/PMP Project Management Professional Day 1 & 2

September 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - September 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Course Overview

The Project Management Institute (PMI) sponsors a project management accreditation programme. The purpose and goal of this programme is the development, maintenance, evaluation, promotion and administration of a rigorous professional certification credential of the highest calibre. It is called the Project Management Professional (PMP®).

To be eligible for the PMP® Credential, delegates must first meet specific educational and project management experience requirements and agree to adhere to a code of professional conduct.

The final step to becoming a PMP® is passing a multiple-choice examination designed to objectively assess and measure an individuals ability to apply project management knowledge in the following six domains: initiating the project, planning the project, executing the project, monitoring and controlling the project, closing the project, and professional and social responsibility. This computer-based examination is administered globally by Prometric.


Target Audience:

Project Managers


Course Duration:

5 day



This course prepares participants for the PMP Online Exam.  Please note that if you are interested in sitting the exam then you need to fulfil the criteria below.  This course fulfils the Project Mgmt Education i.e. the 35 contact hours of formal education requirement.
Participants interested in taking the exam should also note the following:

  • The exam can ONLY be taken in Dublin
  • Participants will be required to do self-study (approximately 40 hours) in preparation for the exam
  • Prior to sitting the exam, participants are required to fill in a lengthy application form outlining their Project Management experience
  • Exam costs are not covered

Educational Background   Project Management Experience  Project Management Education   

High School Diploma, Associate’s Degree or global equivalent   AND  Minimum 5 years (60 months) of unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours are spent leading and directing project tasks   AND   35 contact hours of formal education  


Bachelor’s Degree or global equivalent   AND   Minimum 3 years (36 months) of unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4,500 hours are spent leading and directing project tasks   AND   35 contact hours of formal education   


Course Outline

  • Applying for Project Management Professional (PMP®) Status:
  • Overview of the exam:

°       Tips to help you understand how the PMP® questions are written

°       Tips for taking the exam

°       Reasons people fail the exam and how to make sure you do not do the same

°       Exercises to help you understand and memorise the information you need to know – including formulae such as Earned Value

  • Understanding PMI terminology and Project Management acronyms
  • Detailed coverage of:

°       The process of project management

°       The framework of project management

°       Integration management

°       Scope management

°       Time management

°       Cost management

°       Quality management

°       Human resource management

°       Communications management

°       Risk management

°       Procurement management

°       Professional and social responsibility

  • Practice exams are presented before and after each module
  • Delegates will be invited to join a dedicated ‘Yahoo Group’ – hosted by the tutor – which will serve as a forum for discussions on course topics and exam questions


Day 1 to Day 4

  • Introduction
  • Module 1
  • Course outline
    • PMP Certification
    • Exam Structure and Format
    • Understanding the PMBOK, Knowledge Areas, Process Groups
    • Process Iterations – Inputs, Tools and Techniques, Outputs
  • Foundation (Project Management Essentials)
    • Project Fundamentals
    • The Project Context
    • Project Stakeholders
    • The Project Lifecycle
    • Project Success Factors
  • Module 2
  • Project Integration Management
    • Develop Project Charter
    • Develop Project Management Plan
    • Direct and Manage Project Execution
    • Monitor and Control Project Work
    • Perform Integrated Change Control
    • Close Project or Phase
  • Project Scope Management
    • Collect Requirements
    • Define Scope
    • Create WBS
    • Verify Scope
    • Control Scope
  • Module 3
  • Project Time Management
    • Define Activities
    • Sequence Activities
    • Estimate Activity Resources
    • Estimate Activity Durations
    • Develop Schedule
    • Control Schedule
  • Project Cost Management
    • Estimate Costs
    • Determine Budget
    • Control Costs
  • Module 4
  • Project Quality Management
    • Plan Quality
    • Perform Quality Assurance
    • Perform Quality Control
  • Project Human Resource Management
    • Develop Human Resource Plan
    • Acquire Project Team
    • Develop Project Team
    • Manage Project Team
  • Module 5
  • Project Communications Management
    • Identify Stakeholders
    • Plan Communications
    • Distribute Information
    • Manage Stakeholder Expectations
    • Report Performance
  • Project Risk Management
    • Plan Risk Management
    • Identify Risks
    • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
    • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
    • Plan Risk Responses
    • Monitor and Control Risks
  • Module 6
  • Project Procurement Management
    • Plan Procurements
    • Conduct Procurements
    • Administer Procurements
    • Close Procurements
  • Professional and Social Responsibility
    • Ensuring Individual Integrity
    • Contributing to the Project Management Knowledge Base
    • Enhancing Personal Professional Competence
    • Promoting Interaction among Stakeholders


Day 5

  • Module 7
  • Revision
  • Practice Exam
  • Scoring and Analysis
  • Course Closure


September 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am
September 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


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