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Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Preparation

Course length: 5 days

If you enjoy the prestige that comes from being the best in your field, then you’ll appreciate the professional advantages derived from attaining the PMP, the profession’s most globally recognized and respected credential. The PMP designation following your name tells current and potential employers that you have demonstrated a solid foundation of knowledge from which you can competently practice project management.


PMI has announced a revised exam March 26, 2018.  Exam will be based on the new PMBOK 6th edition.


To be eligible for a PMP Credential, you must first meet specific educational and project management experience requirements and agree to adhere to a code of professional conduct. The final step to becoming a PMP is passing a rigorous multiple-choice examination designed to objectively assess and measure your ability to apply project management knowledge in the following six domains: initiating the project, planning the project, executing the project, monitoring and controlling the project, closing the project, and professional and social responsibility. This computer-based examination is administered globally with translation aids in 10 languages.


Eligibility Criteria

Educational Background Project Management Experience Project Management Education
High school diploma or equivalent


Minimum of five years/60 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours are spent leading and directing projects** 35 contact hours of formal education
Bachelor's degree or global equivalent Minimum three years/36 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4,500 hours are spent leading and directing projects.** 35 contact hours of formal education
All candidates must 35 contact hours of project management education Complete PMP Application Forms Schedule and pass the 200 question, 4hour PMP Exam


Watch a video about Qualifying for the PMP Exam 

Download the PMP application assistant

* Project management experience must be accrued within 8 years of date of application.

**Leading and directing project tasks as identified in the PMP examination specification. Within the total hours of project management experience, experience within all five process groups is required. However, on a single project you do not need to have experience in all five process groups.

CCT’s PMP class is designed to provide the essential preparation needed to pass the PMP exam. The course will focus on the PMBOK (Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge) using PMI terminology. Our class is taught by a certified PMP.

Upon successful completion of the course you will earn 35 PMP PDU’s – the amount needed to meet the PDU criteria for sitting the PMP exam.

Course Description

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. This course expands upon the basic concepts of project management and offers a job-related approach to successful project management across application areas and industries.

Course Objective

You will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to successfully manage projects.

Target Student

This course is designed for experienced project managers who desire to increase their project management skills, apply a standards-based approach to project management and apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI®) Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification.


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Delivery Method

Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Initiate a project
  • Plan project work
  • Develop project schedules, cost estimates, and budgets
  • Plan project quality, staffing, and communications
  • Analyze project risks
  • Plan project procurement
  • Execute project work
  • Monitor and control project work
  • Monitor and control project schedule and costs
  • Monitor and control project quality, staffing, and communications
  • Monitor and control project risks and contracts
  • Close the project

Course Content

Lesson 1. The Exam

Lesson 2. Foundational Concepts

Lesson 3. Process Framework

Lesson 4. Integration Management

Lesson 5. Scope Management

Lesson 6. Time Management

Lesson 7. Cost Management

Lesson 8. Quality Management

Lesson 9. Human Resource Management

Lesson 10. Communications Management

Lesson 11. Risk Management

Lesson 12. Procurement Management

Lesson 13. Stakeholder Management

Lesson 14. How To Pass The PMP

Lesson 15. Final Exam

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