PMP Exam Prep: PMBOK Guide, Second Edition

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20 Hours of Video Instruction


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Overview

PMP Exam Prep provides coverage of every objective on the PMBOK Guide 6th Edition Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification by PMI with 20 hours of comprehensive video training.

Description

PMP Exam Prep Complete Video Course is a unique certification resource that covers every objective in the PMP® exam objectives for the PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition so you can master the skills and knowledge you need to pass your PMP exam. The author, Joseph Phillips, has been teaching PMP courses for over 15 years. In this title he shares his knowledge on how you can create a successful strategy to pass the exam. Full of tips and advice, this is the information you need to set yourself on the path to PMP certification. You will also get access to Excel worksheets, Memory Sheets, and the PMP Workbook/

This course comes with:

  • All the resources you need to pass the PMI PMP certification exam.
  • Full coverage of the PMBOK Guide 6th edition
  • Full coverage of the project management processes
  • An in-depth discussion of the project management knowledge areas
  • Coverage of formulas, charts, and theories of project management
  • Material to calculate float for complex project network diagrams
  • Content to help you memorize the formulas for earned value management
  • Full coverage to help you compare and contrast processes, knowledge areas, theories, and project management best practices
  • Complete hands-on assignments and exercises

Topics include:

Section 1: Preparing to Pass the PMP
Section 2: Get the Most from this course
Section 3: Review the PMP Exam Domains
Section 4: PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition
Section 5: Define Project Management Foundations
Section 6: Related Areas of Project Management
Section 7: Project Management Components
Section 8: Project Environments
Section 9: Role of the Project Manager
Section 10: Implementing Project Integration Management
Section 11: Managing the Project Scope
Section 12: Introducing Project Schedule Management
Section 13: Project Cost Management
Section 14: Project Quality Management
Section 15: Introducing Project Resource Management
Section 16: Introducing Project Communications Management
Section 17: Introducing Project Risk Management
Section 18: Introducing Project Procurement Management
Section 19: Introducing Project Stakeholder Management
Section 20: The PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Section 21: PMP Blitz Review
Section 22: Wrapping Up the Course

About the Instructor

Joseph Phillips has more than 15 years’ experience as a project management consultant, educator, technology consultant, business owner, and technical writer. He has consulted as a project manager for a range of businesses, including startups, hospitals, architectural firms, and manufacturers.  Joseph is passionate about helping students pass the PMP certification exam.  He has created and led both in-person and web-based seminars on project management, PMP certification, IT project management, program management, writing, business analysis, technical writing, and related topics.  Joseph has written, co-authored, or served as technical editor to more than 35 books on technology, careers, project management, and goal setting for MacMillan, McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education, and AMA Press.

Skill Level

  • Beginning to intermediate

Who Should Take This Course

  • Project managers who are preparing to PASS their PMI PMP examination
  • Project managers who want to pass their PMP exam on the first try

Course Requirements

  • Participant should qualify for the PMP exam
  • Understand fundamentals of project management
  • Dedicated to completing this PMP Exam Prep Seminar
  • Have a deep desire to pass the PMP exam

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Table of contents

  1. Preparing to Pass the PMP
    1. Welcome to the PMP Exam Prep Seminar
    2. Explore the Entire Course
    3. All About the PMP Exam
    4. Completing the Exam Application
    5. PMP Exam Application
    6. PMP Exam Application Audit
    7. PMP Coach: Getting Started
    8. Section Summary: Preparing to Pass the PMP Exam
  2. Get the Most from this course
    1. Section Overview: Get the Most from the Course
    2. Frequently Asked Questions
    3. PDUs Or Contact Hours
    4. Certificate of Completion
    5. Create a Study Strategy
    6. Explore the PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition
    7. Course Resources
    8. Download the Course Resources 10 min
    9. Maintaining Your PMP
    10. PMP Coach: Confidence
    11. Section Summary: Get the Most from the Course
  3. Review the PMP Exam Domains
    1. Section Overview: Review the PMP Exam Domains
    2. Initiate the Project--PMP Exam Domain I
    3. Plan the Project--PMP Exam Domain II
    4. Execute the Project--PMP Exam Domain III
    5. Monitor the Project--PMP Exam Domain IV
    6. Close the Project--PMP Exam Domain V
    7. Download the PMP Handbook
    8. Review the PMP Exam Domains
  4. PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition
    1. Section Overview: PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition
    2. Introduction to the PMBOK Guide
    3. Environments in Which Projects Operate
    4. Role of the Project Manager
    5. Project Integration Management
    6. Project Scope Management
    7. Project Schedule Management
    8. Project Cost Management
    9. Quality in Project Management
    10. Project Resources Management
    11. Project Communications Management
    12. Project Risk Management
    13. Project Procurement Management
    14. Project Stakeholder Management
    15. Access the PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition
    16. PMP Coach: Daily Work
    17. Section Summary: PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition Overview
  5. Define Project Management Foundations
    1. Section Overview: Project Management Foundations
    2. Projects are Temporary
    3. Project Create Unique Products, Services, Or Results
    4. Projects Enable Business Value Creation
    5. Project Initiation Context--Why Projects are Created
    6. Defining Project Management
    7. Project Management Application areas
    8. Reviewing a Project Life Cycle
    9. Define a Project
    10. PMP Coach: Don't Think Too Much
    11. Section Wrap: Define Project Management Foundations
  6. Related Areas of Project Management
    1. Section Overview: Related Areas of Project Management
    2. Program Management
    3. Portfolio Management
    4. Working with a Project Management Office
    5. Projects Vs. Operations
    6. OPM and Strategies
    7. Understanding the Project Environment
    8. PMP Coach: Know Your Terms
    9. Section Wrap: Related Areas of Project Management
  7. Project Management Components
    1. Section Overview: Project Management Processes Groups and Knowledge Areas
    2. Reviewing the Project Management Process Groups
    3. Work Performance Data, Information, and Reports
    4. Tailoring the Processes
    5. Introducing Adaptive Environments
    6. Introducing Business Documents
    7. Project Business Case
    8. Project Benefits Management Plan
    9. Reviewing the Project Management Knowledge Areas
    10. Mapping the Processes 120
    11. PMP Coach: What's your benefit?
    12. Section Wrap: Project Management Components
  8. Project Environments
    1. Section Overview: Project Environments
    2. Enterprise Environmental Factors
    3. Organizational Process assets
    4. Processes, Policies, and Procedures
    5. Organizational Knowledge Repositories
    6. Organizational Systems
    7. Frameworks
    8. Management Elements
    9. Organizational Structure Types
    10. Project Management Office
    11. PMP Coach: Keep going!
    12. Defining Organizational Characteristics 60 min
    13. Section Wrap: Project Environments
  9. Role of the Project Manager
    1. Section Overview: Role of the Project Manager
    2. Definition of a Project Manager
    3. Project Manager's Sphere of Influence
    4. Project Management Competencies
    5. Technical Project Management Skills
    6. Strategic and Business Management Skills
    7. Leadership Skills
    8. Politics, Power, and Getting Things Done
    9. Comparing Leadership and Management
    10. Performing Integration
    11. Section Wrap: Role of the Project Manager
  10. Implementing Project Integration Management
    1. Section Overview: Implementing Project Integration Management
    2. Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Integration Management
    3. Tailoring Project Integration Management
    4. Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    5. Developing the Project Charter
    6. Examining Benefit Measurement Methods
    7. Creating an Assumptions Log
    8. Developing the Project Management Plan
    9. Directing and Managing the Project Work
    10. Deliverables
    11. Work Performance Data
    12. Issue Log
    13. Manage Project Knowledge
    14. Monitoring and Controlling the Project Work
    15. Performing Integrated Change Control
    16. Map Out Integrated Change Control
    17. Closing the Project or Phase
    18. PMP Coach: Interruptions
    19. Section Wrap: Implementing Project Integration Management
  11. Managing the Project Scope
    1. Section Overview: Managing the Project Scope
    2. Planning Project Scope Management
    3. Project Scope Vs. Product Scope
    4. Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Scope Management
    5. Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    6. Collecting the Project Requirements
    7. Managing the Project Requirements
    8. Defining the Project Scope Statement
    9. Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
    10. Assignment: Create a WBS
    11. Validating the Project Scope
    12. Controlling the Project Scope
    13. PMP Coach: Control Your Scope
    14. Section Wrap: Managing the Project Scope
  12. Introducing Project Schedule Management
    1. Section Overview: Introducing Project Schedule Management
    2. Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Schedule Management
    3. Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    4. Creating the Schedule Management Plan
    5. Defining the Project Activities
    6. Rolling Wave Planning
    7. Compiling the Activity List
    8. Creating the Milestone List
    9. Sequencing Project Activities
    10. Creating Network Diagrams
    11. Considering Leads and Lags
    12. Estimating Activity Durations
    13. Creating an Analogy
    14. Applying Parametric Estimates
    15. Creating a Three-Point Estimate
    16. Bottom-Up Estimating
    17. Factoring in Reserve Time
    18. Developing the Project Schedule
    19. Evaluating the Project Constraints and Assumptions
    20. Performing Schedule Network Analysis
    21. Find Float
    22. Using a Project Simulation
    23. Applying Duration Compression
    24. Agile Release Planning
    25. Controlling the Project Schedule
    26. Measuring Project Performance
    27. PMP Coach: Control Your Schedule
    28. Section Wrap: Project Schedule Management
  13. Project Cost Management
    1. Section Overview: Project Cost Management
    2. Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Cost Management
    3. Planning the Project Costs
    4. Estimating the Project Costs
    5. Using Analogous Estimating
    6. Using Parametric Estimating
    7. Using Bottom-Up Estimating
    8. Creating a Three-Point Cost Estimate
    9. Creating a Project Budget
    10. Creating the Cost Baseline
    11. Establishing Project Funding Requirements
    12. Implementing Cost Control
    13. Measuring Project Performance
    14. Calculate Earned Value Management
    15. Section Wrap: Project Cost Management
  14. Project Quality Management
    1. Section Overview: Project Quality Management
    2. Looking at the Big Quality Picture
    3. Key Concepts for Project Quality Management
    4. Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Quality Management
    5. Tailoring the Quality Management Processes
    6. Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    7. Quality and Grade
    8. Planning for Quality
    9. Applying Benchmarking Practices
    10. Design of Experiments
    11. Considering the Cost of Quality
    12. Creating the Quality Management Plan
    13. Manage Quality
    14. Design For X
    15. Results of Managing Quality
    16. Controlling Quality in a Project
    17. Inspecting Results
    18. Testing and Product Evaluations
    19. Creating Flowcharts and Control Charts
    20. Creating Pareto, Histograms, Scatter and Run Charts
    21. Completing a Statistical Sample
    22. Meet Your Quality Goals
    23. Section Wrap: Project Quality Management
  15. Introducing Project Resource Management
    1. Section Overview: Project Resource Management
    2. Key Concepts for Project Resource Management
    3. Trends and Emerging Practices in Resource Management
    4. Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    5. Preparing for Resource Planning
    6. Relating to Organizational Theories
    7. Creating the Resource Management Plan
    8. Estimating Activity Resources
    9. Acquiring Resources
    10. Negotiating for Resources
    11. Acquiring Staff
    12. Working with Virtual Teams
    13. Developing the Project Team Up
    14. Creating Team-Building activities
    15. Naturally Developing Project Teams
    16. Rewarding the Project Team
    17. Completing Assessments
    18. Managing the Project Team
    19. Managing the Project Team
    20. Controlling Resources
    21. Section Wrap: Project Resource Management
  16. Introducing Project Communications Management
    1. Section Overview: Project Communications Management
    2. Key Concepts for Project Communications Management
    3. Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Communications Management
    4. Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    5. Communications Planning
    6. Exploring Communication Technologies
    7. Communication Methods
    8. Interpersonal and Team Styles assessment
    9. Data Representation
    10. Creating Successful Communications
    11. Creating the Communications Plan
    12. Managing Project Communications
    13. Case Study for Communications
    14. Monitoring Communications
    15. Section Wrap: Project Communications Management
  17. Introducing Project Risk Management
    1. Section Overview: Project Risk Management
    2. Key Concepts for Project Risk Management
    3. Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Risk Management
    4. Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    5. Planning for Risk Management
    6. Examining Stakeholder Tolerance
    7. Relying on Risk Management Policies
    8. Creating the Risk Management Plan
    9. Creating Risk Categories
    10. Identifying Risks
    11. Identifying Risks Through Interviews
    12. Analyzing SWOT
    13. Creating a Risk Register
    14. Using Qualitative Risk analysis
    15. Preparing for Quantitative Risk analysis
    16. Applying Sensitivity Analysis
    17. Finding the Expected Monetary Value
    18. Using a Decision Tree
    19. Case Study Risk Response Planning
    20. Performing a Project Simulation
    21. Planning Risk Responses
    22. Justifying Risk Reduction
    23. Implementing Risk Responses
    24. Monitoring Risks
    25. Section Wrap: Project Risk Management
  18. Introducing Project Procurement Management
    1. Section Overview: Project Procurement Management
    2. Key Concepts for Procurement Management
    3. Emerging Trends in Procurement
    4. Planning for Procurement
    5. Planning for the Project Requirements
    6. Determining the Contract Type
    7. Determining to Make or Buy
    8. Creating Procurement Management Plan
    9. Creating the Procurement Documents
    10. Conducting Procurements
    11. Selecting the Seller
    12. Controlling Procurements
    13. Preparing for Contract administration
    14. Performing Claims Administration
    15. Performing Contract Closure
    16. Section Wrap: Project Procurement Management
  19. Introducing Project Stakeholder Management
    1. Section Overview: Project Stakeholder Management
    2. Key Concepts for Stakeholder Management
    3. Identifying the Project Stakeholders
    4. Performing Stakeholder Analysis
    5. Planning Stakeholder Management
    6. Managing Stakeholder Engagement
    7. Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
    8. Mapping Stakeholder Engagement
    9. Section Wrap: Project Stakeholder Management
  20. The PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    1. Section Overview: Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility
    2. Responsibilities to the Profession
    3. Download the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    4. Section Wrap: Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  21. PMP Blitz Review
    1. Section Overview: PMP Blitz Review
    2. Initiating Process Group
    3. Planning Process Group
    4. Executing Process Group
    5. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
    6. Project Scope Management
    7. Project Schedule Management
    8. Project Cost Management
    9. Project Quality Management
    10. Project Resources Management
    11. Project Communications Management
    12. Project Risk Management
    13. Project Procurement Management
    14. Project Stakeholder Management
    15. Map out the ITTOs
    16. Section Wrap: PMP Blitz Review
  22. Wrapping Up the Course
    1. Wrapping up the Entire Course

Product information

  • Title: PMP Exam Prep: PMBOK Guide, Second Edition
  • Author(s): Joseph Phillips MCSE, MCT
  • Release date: April 2018
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 0135225620