Project Management Prep Course
Project Management Prep Course, $895, 56 Hours (5.6 CEU's/PDU's)
This Project Management Certification preparation course offered by Towson University provides a foundation in the disciplines and best practices of professional project management.
The course thoroughly prepares students for the PMI® certification exam by covering the material in the PMI® Guide to the PMBOK®, reviewing essential general management topics and providing explanations, examples, references and insight into numerous tangential topics, such as Six-Sigma concepts, Value Engineering and Critical Chain Scheduling. Students will also be introduced to the use of project management software.
Are you ready to take the PMI® exam (PMBOK®)? If not now, you will be ready by the end of TheCourse!
One course, One resource, Three options, all at reasonable and competitive prices, to help you get PMI certified. The PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP) certification was formally recognized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 1999, giving it worldwide status. The new Project Management Body of Knowledge® (PMBOK®) guide is 87% larger, and certification for the new PBMOK began in September, 2005. For details on registering to take the PMI Certification Exam ($405 for members and $555 for non-members and applicable taxes) and for Exam locations, etc. please visit PMI's website at: www.pmi.org
TheCourse is offered for immediate enrollment for the online version, preparing you for the current certification exam. The on-site course can be offered at any time and in a variety of formats to fit your organization's schedule demands. Towson University can deliver this program for your agency or company at a schedule that fits your needs.
Extra Benefits of TheCourse
Anyone enrolling in instructor-led courses customized for their agency or company will receive free access to the online version of TheCourse, a value worth $895. All participants enrolling in any of the three options (open enrollment, on-line, or contract) will receive TheTest at no cost. TheTest is packed with 971 exam-like questions and is available for download on your computer. For a more complete description of TheTest, visit the Web site at www.thecourse.us/TheTest.htm
The Project Management Institute (PMI®) defines project management as "the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet the project objectives." The 56-hour Project Management Certification preparation course offered by Towson University at various locations around Maryland and nationwide provides a foundation in the disciplines and best practices of professional project management.
TheCourse thoroughly prepares participants for the PMI® certification exam by covering the material in the PMI® Guide to the PMBOK®, reviewing essential general management topics, and providing explanations, examples, references, and insight into numerous tangential topics, such as Six-Sigma concepts, Value Engineering, and Critical Chain Scheduling.
We offer TheCourse in a number of scheduling options. Following the path of a project from initiation through planning, execution, control, and closing, TheCourse covers the processes described in the PMBOK® Guide, and additionally addresses the use of Project Management software Following successful completion of the program, participants receive a continuing education certificate for 56 contact hours (5.6 Continuing or Professional Education Units – CEUs or PDUs).
TheCourse can also be taken in smaller components, such as an intense 4-day program that can be customized to be delivered directly on site or at one of our convenient locations.
Course topics include:
- The Background of Project Management
- The PMBOK ® Guide
- Project Launch
- Scope Planning and Definition
- Procurement and Activity Planning
- Estimating and Scheduling
- Budgeting, Quality and Risk Planning
- Risk Analysis and Response
- Wrapping Up the Plan
- Stakeholders and Reporting
- Watching the Front Lines
- Watching the Baselines
- Watching the Flanks
- Acceptance and Closure
- Professional and Social Responsibility
There are no scheduled sessions at this time. Sign up to be notified when this course is available.