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PMP® Preparatory Training



FULL PMP® Syllabus covered in 35 hours

  • Concepts explained in EXTREME details such that more than 50% preparation is done at completion of training
  • Real life example based approach to explain everything.
  • Highly interactive encouraging participants to question and contribute to discussions
  • 100% exam focus, PMP Question orientation
  • 35 Contact Hours certificate required to apply for PMP certification



The PMP® is the gold standard of project management certification. Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PMP® validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams

This is a uniquely designed program which blends PMP® exam preparation with practical learning.

  • PMP® exam preparation
  • Learn best practices in Project Management



The median salary for PMP® holders in the U.S. is 25% higher than those without PMP® certification, according to PMI's most recent Project Management Salary Survey

CIO magazine ranked the PMP® as the top project management certification



To apply for PMP® certification candidates must meet following criteria:

  • 35 contact hours of formal project management education
  • Project Management Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree - ​Minimum 3 years/36 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4500 hours are spent in leading and directing project tasks
  • Secondary degree/High school Diploma/Associate’s degree - Minimum 5 Years/60 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7500 hours are spent leading and directing project tasks



After the completion of the course, the participants would be able to:

  • Gain a deep understanding of PMBOK®
  • Learn how to interpret PMP® questions
  • Learn mistakes that you currently commit, bridge gaps in your knowledge contributing towards an overall improvement in your PM capability.
  • Feel more confident to manage projects.



Deliverables of this program include:

  • Coure notes aligned to PMBOK® 6th edition in soft copy
  • Chapter End Questions
  • 35 contact hours, a pre-requisite to PMP® certification
  • PMP® Application assistance
  • Flash Cards – Project Documents & Flash Cards
  • ITTO Sheet & Formula Sheet



The complete program is designed to be delivered ONLINE.



Key aspects of the Program include:

  • Each section has definitions, examples, exercises, to facilitate the learning and application of the contents
  • Real life examples are used to explain the concepts
  • Highly experienced Trainer with rich experience in Project Management



35 Hours (6 days)


PMP® is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc

Location & Date

  • 2020
    • 21 Nov-19 Dec 2020
    • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
    • E-learning via Remote Training


  • 2020
    • Per participant
    • USD 325
Fees + VAT as applicable
Tax Registration Number : 100139824100506

Course Outline

  • Program Outline & Contents


    • Getting to know the participants
    • Introduction to PMI®
    • PMP® Certification – advantages
    • PMP® certification – process and fees related information
    • PMP® Application procedures – instructions on how to fill in the form
    • PMP® examination – information on the split of questions, question pattern
    • PMP® examination – Tips on how to prepare and take the examination (this theme will be reiterated throughout the course)
    • PMP® - Fulfilling the CCR requirements
    • Familiarization with course outline
    • Familiarization with the protocols and timings
    • Expectation setting and clarifications
    • Introductory Quiz – to assess the current level of familiarization of the participants with PMBOK® concepts and assess the gaps.



    • Structure of PMBOK®
    • Project Management vs. Product oriented Processes
    • Description of five process groups in the Project Lifecycle and their interactions
    • Characteristics and components of Process groups
    • Mapping of Project Management Processes across the Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
    • What are Projects?
    • Projects vs. Operations
    • Project Management
    • Constraints and Assumptions
    • The concept of Progressive Elaboration and Rolling wave planning
    • The concept of Program Management and Portfolio Management
    • The concept of Project Management Office (PMO)
    • Types of PMO
    • Tailoring PM Methodology
    • Organizational Project Management
    • Different Life cycles models - Predictive, Iterative & Agile
    • Varying types of Project organizational structures – Functional, Matrix and Projectized – their advantages and disadvantages
    • Project Management Business Documents
    • Enterprise Environmental Factors
    • Organizational Process Asset
    • Introductory Quiz – Project Management Context.



    • The role of Integration Management in Project execution
    • Description of multiple ways in a Project can arise
    • Project Charter – its characteristics
    • Description of various Project selection methods – like mathematical models and financial criteria like ROI, NPV, IRR etc.
    • Project Management Plan Development
    • Contents of the Project Management Plan
    • Managing Project knowledge
    • Lessons Learned Register
    • PMIS – its role in effective Project Management
    • Directing and Managing Project Work
    • The role of Configuration Management system in a Project environment
    • Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
    • Performing Integrated Change Control
    • How to manage changes in a Project?
    • Closing a Project ( or a Phase)
    • Final Report preparation
    • Emerging trends in Integration Management
    • Considerations for Agile
    • Quiz – Project Integration Management


    Project Scope Management

    • Project Scope vs. Product Scope and their interrelationships
    • Importance of Scope Management Plan in the Project
    • Collect Requirements process
    • Requirement gathering techniques
    • Requirement Traceability Matrix
    • Define Scope Process
    • Project Scope statement – how to prepare and update?
    • WBS – its key role in Project Management
    • Creating and Managing WBS
    • Validate Scope process
    • Scope Validation vs. Quality Control
    • Control Scope process
    • Emerging trends in Scope Management
    • Considerations for Agile - Product Backlog

    Quiz – Project Scope Management



    Project Schedule Management

    • Importance of Schedule Management in a Project environment
    • Plan Schedule Management Process
    • Define Activities process
    • Sequence Activities process
    • Multiple types of dependencies across activities
    • Precedence Diagramming Method
    • Estimating Activity Duration process
    • Various duration estimating procedures – Top-Down, Bottom-up, Analogous, Parametric, Sprint planning meeting etc.
    • The concept of Contingency in Schedule Management
    • Develop Schedule Process
    • The importance of calendars in the Scheduling process
    • The importance of Critical Path in Project Management
    • Critical Path computation and explanation of its characteristics
    • Application of techniques like Fast tracking, Crashing, Resource Optimization, PERT etc in schedule development
    • Use of Modeling techniques in Scheduling
    • Agile Release Planning
    • Schedule baseline
    • Control Schedule process Revision of schedules
    • Control schedule techniques
    • Emerging trends in Schedule Management
    • Quiz – Project Schedule Management


    Project Cost Management

    • The importance of Cost Management in Projects
    • Project Lifecycle costing vs. Product Lifecycle costing
    • Cost Management Plan and its use in Cost control
    • Estimating Costs process
    • Cost Management Plan and its use in Cost control
    • Analogous, Parametric and Bottom-up methods of Cost estimating
    • Determine Budget process
    • Cost Baseline and its management
    • Control costs process
    • Cost and Schedule Performance Indices and their use in Forecasting
    • Emerging trends in Cost Management
    • Cost Management in Agile Methodologies
    • Quiz – Project Cost Management



    • Project Quality vs. Product Quality
    • Concepts of Quality Management
    • Project Management vis-à-vis Quality Management
    • Current themes in Quality Management
    • Planning Quality Management process
    • Project Quality Management Plan and Process Improvement Plan
    • Manage Quality process
    • Perform Control Quality process
    • Tools of Quality Control – including Control Charts, Cause and Effect diagrams, Stratification, Checklists, Histograms, Scatter diagrams etc.
    • Cost of Quality/ Cost of Non-Quality concepts
    • Emerging Trends in Quality Management
    • Quality Management in Agile
    • Quiz – Project Quality Management



    • Developing Resource Management Plan process
    • Organizational Planning & Structures
    • Description of OBS and RBS
    • RAM and RACI Charts
    • Team Charter
    • Estimate Activity Resources
    • Resource estimation techniques
    • Acquire Resources Process
    • Managing Virtual teams in a Project environment
    • Building effective Project teams
    • Develop Team process
    • Importance of Trainings in Project team development
    • Delegation for effective management
    • Multiple stages of Team Development
    • Manage Team process
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Conflict Handling – multiple models
    • Control Resources process
    • Conducting Performance reviews
    • Trends in HR Management
    • Agile considerations
    • Quiz – Project Resource Management


    ProjectCOMMUNICATION Management

    • Planning Communications Management Process
    • Project Communications structures
    • Communications requirements analysis in the Project environment
    • Communication Channels in a Project
    • Communications Management Plan
    • Sender Receiver models in the Project environment
    • Manage Communications process
    • Communication Methods – Push, Pull and Interactive
    • Monitor Communications Process
    • Reporting Performance
    • Obstacles in cross-cultural communication
    • Trends in Communication Management
    • Agile considerations
    • Quiz – Project Communications Management


    • Risk Management cycle in a Project environment
    • Plan Risk Management process
    • Importance of Risk Management Plan in the Risk Management Lifecycle
    • Types of Risks which can impact a Project
    • Identify Risks process
    • Risk identification facilitators – Brainstorming, Delphi techniques, SWOT Analysis, Documentation Review, Checklist Analysis etc
    • Risk Register preparation and updation
    • Risk report
    • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis process
    • Probability Impact Matrix and its use in Risk Management
    • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis process
    • Use of varying Simulation Techniques
    • Application of Decision Tree analysis and Sensitivity Analysis tools to Risk Management
    • Plan Risk Responses process
    • Strategies of Risk response for positive and negative risks
    • Different types of Risks – Primary Risks, Secondary Risks, Residual Risks etc.
    • Implement risk responses process
    • Monitor Risks process
    • Use of Risk Audits and Reserve Analysis for monitoring of Risks
    • Corrective and Preventive Actions in Risk Management process
    • Emerging trends in Risk Management
    • Agile considerations
    • Quiz –Project Risk Management



    • Why Procurement is important for Projects?
    • Procurement Management lifecycle
    • Project Manager’s Procurement Management responsibilities
    • Plan Procurement Management process
    • Make or Buy analysis
    • Major types of Contracts – including FFP, Cost plus, T& M and their variations
    • Risks associated with various types of contracts
    • Importance of Procurement Management Plan
    • Creating Procurement SOW and Bid Documents
    • Conduct Procurements Process
    • Source Selection criteria to analyze vendor responses
    • Source selection process
    • Bidder Conferences
    • Use of Independent Estimates
    • Contract negotiations process
    • Multiple negotiation tactics
    • Contracts – their legal implications
    • Control Procurements process
    • Contract change - how to manage them more effectively
    • Procurement Audit and Inspection
    • Claims administration processes
    • Discharge of contracts
    • Emerging trends in Procurement Management
    • Agile considerations
    • Quiz – Project Procurement Management



    • Stakeholders in Project and their importance
    • Identify Stakeholders Process
    • Conducting Stakeholder Analysis – Power-Interest Grid
    • Creating the Stakeholder Register
    • Plan Stakeholder Engagement Process
    • Stakeholder Engagement Levels
    • Developing Stakeholder Engagement Plan
    • Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix
    • Manage Stakeholder Engagement process
    • Use of interpersonal skills in stakeholder engagement
    • Control Stakeholder Engagement Process
    • Monitoring effectiveness of stakeholder engagement
    • Considerations in Agile
    • Adjusting strategies and engagement modes
    • Trends in Stakeholder Management
    • Quiz: Stakeholder Management


    Professional responsibility

    • Professional Responsibilities of the Project Manager
    • Professional responsibilities towards
      • Self
      • Profession
      • Stakeholders
      • Society
    • Quiz: Professional Responsibilities