Project Management Professional (PMP) Training for PMBOK Guide Sixth Edition (Beta Release)

855.00  excl. VAT

Duration: 5 days;

Delivery dates: April 16th – 20th 2018;

Instructor: Jordan Serbezov, PMP, MSc. in Strategic Management from Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria;

PDUs: 35;

Aligned with PMBOK: Yes, 6th Ed. Last date to test on 5th Ed. is March 26th 2018!

Certificate: Yes, upon completion;

Location: Erato Hall, 1408 Sofia, Vitosha blvd. 164

Description

Important note regarding the exam:

Please have in mind that the PMP exam is changing on 26 March 2018. If you schedule your exam on 26 March or later, you will receive an updated version of the exam that references the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. Anyone taking the exam prior to 26 March 2018 will receive the current version of the exam that references the PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition.

Overview:

If you are taking this course, you probably have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on a career in professional project management. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today’s fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects.

Project managers who have proven skills and experience can find exciting, high-visibility opportunities in a wide range of fields. This course is specifically designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management mastery on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession.

About the Instructor:

Jordan Serbezov (PMP) holds  MSc. in Strategic Management from Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria – „Business & Economics“. Jordan has 14+ years experience in project management, including managerial experience across regions, functions and cultures. Strong projects & teams leader with hands-on experience in strategic management, business operations, transitions & transformations, and customer service.

Currently Jordan holds the position of EMEA Resource Management Center Lead in DXC  Technology, where he  oversees the Labor Demand & Supply Management, operational & people management of the LDSM teams, escalations, compliance, optimizations & continuous improvement.

Fluent in English and German, Jordan Serbezov lives in Sofia, Bulgaria with his family.

Course Objectives:

In this course, you will able to apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to successfully manage projects.

You will:

  • Define project management fundamentals.
  • Define project management within the organization.
  • Define the project management methodology.
  • Initiate a project.
  • Develop a project management plan and plan components.
  • Plan a project schedule.
  • Plan project costs.
  • Plan for quality, resources, and procurements.
  • Plan for risk.
  • Plan stakeholder engagement and communications.
  • Execute a project.
  • Work with stakeholders.
  • Monitor project work, scope, risks, stakeholder engagement, and communications.
  • Control project changes, scope, schedule, costs, quality, resources, and procurements.
  • Close a project.

Target Student:

This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience (regardless of whether their formal job role is project manager), who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training. The course is appropriate for these persons if they wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, and seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Prerequisites:

To ensure your success in this course you should be familiar with basic project management concepts and have some working experience with project management. Experience with a specific project management software tool is not required. Basic computing skills and some experience using Microsoft Office is desirable but not required.

You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations courses:

  • Project Management Fundamentals (Third Edition)
  • Microsoft® Office Word 2016: Part 1
  • Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016: Part 1

Course Content

Lesson 1: Defining Project Management Basics

 Topic A: Identify the Concepts of Project Management

 Topic B: Identify the Relationship Between Project Management and the Business

 Topic C: Identify Project Stakeholders and Governance

Lesson 2: Defining Project Management within the Organization

 Topic A: Identify Organizational Influences

 Topic B: Identify the Project Team

 Topic C: Define the Project Life Cycle

 Topic D: Define Agile Methodology

Lesson 3: Defining the PMI® Project Management Methodology

 Topic A: Define the Project Management Processes

 Topic B: Define the Knowledge Areas

 Topic C: Identify Project Information

Lesson 4: Initiating a Project

 Topic A: Initiating Process Group Map

 Topic B: Develop a Project Charter

 Topic C: Identify Project Stakeholders

Lesson 5: Planning a Project

 Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

 Topic B: Develop a Project Management Plan

 Topic C: Plan Scope Management

 Topic D: Collect Project Requirements

 Topic E: Define Project Scope

 Topic F: Create a Work Breakdown Structure

Lesson 6: Planning a Project Schedule

 Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

 Topic B: Plan Schedule Management

 Topic C: Define Project Activities

 Topic D: Sequence Project Activities

 Topic E: Estimate Activity Durations

 Topic F: Develop a Project Schedule

Lesson 7: Planning Project Costs

 Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

 Topic B: Plan Project Cost Management

 Topic C: Estimate Project Costs

 Topic D: Determine the Project Budget

Lesson 8: Planning Project Quality, Resources, and Procurements

 Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

 Topic B: Plan Quality Management

 Topic C: Plan Resource Management

 Topic D: Estimate Activity Resources

 Topic E: Plan Project Procurements

Lesson 9: Planning for Risk

 Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

 Topic B: Plan Risk Management

 Topic C: Identify Risks

 Topic D: Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis

 Topic E: Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis

 Topic F: Plan Risk Responses

Lesson 10: Planning Stakeholder Engagement and Communications

 Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

 Topic B: Plan Stakeholder Engagement

 Topic C: Plan Communications Management

Lesson 11: Executing a Project

 Topic A: Executing Process Group Map

 Topic B: Direct and Manage Project Work

 Topic C: Manage Project Knowledge

 Topic D: Manage Quality

 Topic E: Implement Risk Responses

 Topic F: Conduct Procurements

Lesson 12: Working with Stakeholders

 Topic A: Executing Process Group Map

 Topic B: Acquire Resources

 Topic C: Develop a Team

 Topic D: Manage a Team

 Topic E: Manage Stakeholder Engagement

 Topic F: Manage Communications

Lesson 13: Monitoring a Project

 Topic A: Monitoring Process Group Map

 Topic B: Monitor and Control Project Work

 Topic C: Validate Project Scope

 Topic D: Monitor Risks

 Topic E: Monitor Stakeholder Engagement

 Topic F: Monitor Communications

Lesson 14: Controlling a Project

 Topic A: Controlling Process Group Map

 Topic B: Perform Integrated Change Control

 Topic C: Control Project Scope

 Topic D: Control the Project Schedule

 Topic E: Control Project Costs

 Topic F: Control Project Quality

 Topic G: Control Resources

 Topic H: Control Project Procurements

Lesson 15: Closing a Project

 Topic A: Closing Process Group Map

 Topic B: Close Project or Phase

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition

Appendix B: Mapping Course Content to the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Examination Content Outline

Appendix C: Mapping Course Content to the PMI Talent Triangle®