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Tuesday , November 12 , 2019

Ultimate PMP® Exam Prep Course - 6th Edition

Course 540 – 5 Days
Price: $2,395

The Ultimate PMP® Exam Prep Course 6th Edition prepares potential Project Management Professionals (PMP)® for the PMP Exam. All training materials have been updated to reflect the changes to the new PMP/CAPM® exams and is based on the 6th Edition of the PMBOK® Guide. This course incorporates all of the updated task information and revised sample exam questions and has been updated and modified to conform to the new PMP task definitions and Exam Blueprint.

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PMP Certification Prep


The Ultimate PMP® Exam Prep Course prepares anyone interested in becoming a certified Project Management Professional® for PMI’s Certification Exam. This 5-day PMP Exam Prep class will provide a formal Certificate of Completion to fully satisfy PMI’s 35 contact hour requirement. Students are responsible for providing their own copy of the 6th edition of the PMBOK® Guide.

Program includes:

  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • 35 PDU's or Contact hours - a formal Certificate of Completion will be provided
  • Exam application assistance
  • Continued support after class
  • Exam simulator to practice and learn with answers, page number and paragraph noted
  • Best learning processes available, not just read and memorize
Comprehensive Study Material: The Strategy Management Group (SMG) PMP Exam Prep Course prepares students by developing all the knowledge competencies they need to comprehend PMI's best practices and apply the methodology to everyday work responsibilities. By following the workbook from start-to-finish, students will master all the knowledge-based material needed to enhance work performance.

Student Pass Rate: SMG has experienced a very high pass rate on the first attempt after taking this training class. We are confident that our students will successfully retain the knowledge and skills outlined in this course and pass their PMP or CAPM® Exam.

Learning materials include:
  • 591-page Ultimate PMP Prep workbook (unique, better than any other prep book)
  • Seven Full Color 18" x 24" Wall Posters (only offered by SMG)
  • 500 Flash Cards (best in the business)
  • Online PMP Exam Simulator Software

This course is intended to prepare qualified students to PASS the PMP® Certification Exam. This course is designed for any project managers, operations managers, strategy implementation managers and analysts, program managers, budget analysts, operations analysts, and anyone else that wants to be a certified project manager. It is assumed that students are familiar with and meet PMI's experience requirements for taking the exam. If you are unsure whether you meet these requirements, you can call us to review your status. Or go to www.pmi.org for more information.

Project managers who successfully complete this course will:

  • Learn to apply formal delivery methodology and project management best practices
  • Develop skills and knowledge they need to achieve the PMP or CAPM® certification
  • Acquire proven techniques to simplify the daunting PMP application process
  • Receive a certificate for 35 contact hours, to meet the PMP application contact hour requirement
SMG uses the most effective adult learning conventions to ensure students learn and understand the material.
  • Information is presented in small portions. Students will not be forced to labor with large blocks of complicated material.
  • Personal experience exercises are incorporated. This helps students better understand how the information is applied in real-world project environments.
  • Writing and recitation exercises are part of the course. Writing down and reading the material aloud provides additional dimensions to learning synthesis.
  • The learning material is presented in a task-oriented fashion. This helps students better understand how the information is applied in real-world project environments.
  • The learning material is presented in the logical sequence of an actual project life-cycle (what to do when). This helps students better understand the intended application flow of individual processes.

PMP® Certification Preparation Course Outline

During the class, each process is discussed using the following methodology:

  • Discussion of the purpose that the process serves in the project life cycle
  • Practical application for the process
  • Review of “Must Know Concepts” for the process
  • Interactive Games
  • Introduction to the process and knowledge goals
  • Specific inputs, tools and outputs from the process
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Project Exercises

Day One:

Project Management Fundamentals

Initiating the Project

  • Develop Preliminary Scope Statement

Planning the Project

  • Scope Definition
  • Activity Definition
  • Baseline Assessment Exam
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Course overview
  • Scope Planning
  • Create WBS
  • Activity Resource Estimating

Day Two:

Planning the Project, continued

  • Activity Duration Estimating
  • Cost Estimating
  • Risk Management
  • Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Risk Response Planning
  • Quality Planning
  • Plan Purchases and Acquisitions
  • Activity Sequencing
  • Cost Budgeting
  • Risk Identification
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Communications Planning
  • Plan Contracting

Day Three:

Planning the Project, continued

  • Develop Project Management Plan 
Executing the Project
  • Acquiring the Project Team
  • Information Distribution
  • Request Seller Responses
  • Scope Verification
  • Schedule Control
  • Integrated Change Control
  • Schedule Development
  • Direct and Manage Project Execution
  • Developing the Project Team
  • Quality Assurance
  • Seller Selection

Monitoring and Controlling the Project

  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Quality Control

Day Four:

Monitoring and Controlling the Project, continued

  • Risk Monitoring and Control
  • Contract Administration
  • Performance Reporting
  • Contract Closure
  • Cost Control
  • Scope Control
  • Managing the Project Team
  • Manage Stakeholders
  • Closing the Project

Day Five:

Additional Information

  • Professional Responsibility for Project Managers
  • Questions & Answers Session
  • Course Review - Mastering the PMP® Exam
  • Final Assessment Exam
Feedback from the PMP® Certification Exam Preparation Course:
  • July 10, 2018 - "I just passed my PMP® exam today and wanted to thank you for providing such a top-notch training program to help prepare me for the exam. The training materials were just what I needed to help me synthesize the information presented in the PMBOK. Sandy was an absolutely amazing instructor and your staff was very kind, helpful and welcoming in all my interactions from registration through post-program follow up. It is hard to believe that it was just over two weeks ago that I finished your program and now today I possess the PMP® certification! Thanks again for providing such a quality PMP® exam prep experience." - Andrea

  • "I am happy to share; I cleared my PMP® yesterday. Thanks for all your help in clarifying some of the questions. All questions were very tricky; The [PMP® Certification Prep Exam] book was helpful in understanding these concepts." - Sunilrdquo
  • "I just wanted to let you know that I used your Ultimate PMP® Exam prep system to study for my exam. I wrote the PMP® exam yesterday and passed! I am recommending your learning system above all others. It was very instrumental in helping me pass. Keep up the good work!" - Kimberley Gay, PMP
  • One of the major contributors to my success is [the PMP® Certification] Prep Exam. I would like to convey my appreciation. Most of the questions are closer to the actual exam questions. After getting 80% on [the] prep exam I got confidence that I can succeed in the PMP® exam." - Balaji

  • "I heavily used the flashcards, read your study guide, then spent the next two days reading the Appendix D summaries. I took the test yesterday and passed it on this first try. Your course and your personal instruction are the reason I passed this test!" - David Holmes

Feedback from Strategic Project Management courses:
  • "Now, I can manage a project and the project will not manage me"
  • “Great instructor”
  • “Very large topic but covered it all well”
  • “Very good introduction to project management”
  • “Excellent instruction”

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