PMI Authorized Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam Prep

Introducing the updated PMI Authorized PMP ® Exam Prep v3—the official PMI prep course to advance your project management skills and prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP ®) certification exam. It also helps to apply updated principles and concepts as a project manager. Developed by PMI and validated by PMP ® certification holders, this course aligns to the PMP Exam Content Outline and satisfies the 35 training hours required to apply for the PMP ® certification. The course also provides access to online flash cards and several test bank questions that are provided by PMI. ® The current PMP® exam is NOT based solely on the 6th or the 7th edition of the PMBOK® but rather on the 2021 PMI® Exam Content Outline and multiple references including the Agile Practice Guide. Our facilitators are contributors to the 5th, 6th and 7th editions of the PMBOK® and a Premier PMI®ATP and authorized PMP® instructors. They have also participated in the updating of the June 2021 content as well as being key developers of the v3 release of the PMP® course materials and practice questions.

Retail Price: $3,195.00

Next Date: 06/03/2024

Course Days: 4

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Course materials:

  • Presentation slides and other content from PMI (including Mastery Questions and Answers)
  • Flash cards of PMP terms
  • Agile Introduction video
  • Test bank questions for each of the six lessons, plus agile concepts (presented 20 at a time to encourage continual review more frequently).
  • Greta’s Guide to ACE the PMP Book (available March 1 on Amazon in both hard copy and ebook versions)

Additional content for those preparing for the PMP exam (including having their application approved by PMI)

  • Test simulator with 2000+ test questions provided by PMI (and written by the same individuals who have written actual exam questions – but not accepted for the exam, mostly because duplicated questions or those very close in content). Random questions presented 60 at a time to replicate the exam environment.



Attendees should understand and meet the experience requirements for the PMP® certification application.


Lesson 1: Business Environment

  • Define “project” and how it relates to the larger discussion of “project management.”
  • Discuss the different types of organizational structures and how they relate to your project’s management.
  • Discuss the principles of project management.
  • Discuss the principles of agile and how they relate to your project’s management.
  • Discuss strategic alignment and its elements.
  • Explain the impact of business factors on strategic alignment.
  • Determine how projects align with business strategy.
  • Identify the types of business value.
  • Describe change management theory and its relation to organizational change.
  • Define and discuss project governance.
  • Explain project compliance and its importance


Lesson 2: Start the Project

  • Define and discuss stakeholders and the most effective ways to communicate with them.
  • Explain the best ways to form a team.
  • Describe how to build the most effective understanding of a project and how doing so relates to executing a project successfully.
  • Explain the different types of hybrid and adaptive life cycles.


Lesson 3: Plan the Project

  • Explain the importance of a project management plan.
  • Discuss the content of subsidiary project plans.
  • Provide an overview of scope planning in both predictive projects and adaptive environments.
  • Provide an overview of schedule planning in both predictive projects and adaptive environments.
  • Determine the budgeting structure for a project
  • Identify strategies for dealing with risks and risk planning.
  • Define quality and how it relates to the outcomes and deliveries for a project.
  • Discuss what resources are and how they are involved in planning for the procurement of external resources for a project.
  • Discuss the importance of integrating project management plans into your change management process.


Lesson 4: Lead the Project Team

  • Discuss the guidelines for developing leadership competencies and skills.
  • Address leadership styles, and the components of leading a successful team, either in person or virtually.
  • Describe artifacts and the strategies for their use.
  • Identify the characteristics and core functions of empowered teams.
  • Explain strategies and forms of communication for collaborating in a project team environment.
  • Learn the value of training, coaching, and mentoring for a team.
  • Explain the importance of conflict management.
  • Discuss the causes and levels of conflict and their outcomes.


Lesson 5: Support Project Team Performance

  • Explain the various methods for implementing improvement.
  • Explain the various methods for performance measurement.
  • Compare these methods with a focus on communication and accountability.
  • Identify the methods for implementing a project and the issues and impediments that arise during a project.
  • Describe the methods for implementing changes during a project.


Lesson 6: Close the Project/Phase

  • Define the reasons and activities related to the closure of a phase or a project.
  • Explain the benefits gained from a project or phase, and how they are managed, sustained, etc.
  • Examine the reasons for knowledge transfers and how they relate to the closure of a phase or project.
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
6/3/2024 - 6/6/2024 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual gauranteed to run course date Enroll