PMP Training

Duration: 40 Hours
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About PMP Certification Training

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is the most sought-after industry-recognized certification for project managers. PMP Certification allows project managers to work virtually across various industries, anywhere in the world.

The training course is developed by active practitioners and experts, and then reviewed by the project management community before it is released, to assure it always reflects the current state of the profession. Organizations are now focused on developing leadership, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills alongside traditional IT and technical skills. We provide the latest training catered to the industry requirement of professionals having the right skills, via our globally-recognized certification.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Course Objectives

The objective of the workshop is to enable participants to get a basic understanding of project management methodology and processes. The workshop covers intermediate to advanced concepts of project management with special focus on project-related critical tasks, activities, and challenges faced by a project manager in day-to-day work life. This workshop is aligned with the latest PMBOK Guide (7th Edition) and helps prepare for the latest curriculum of the PMP certification. Besides covering certification content, this program also offers practical insights into real-world project management challenges, industry-best tools and processes, and the best practices followed.

What does PMP Certification Training offer?

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This is an online training program consisting of various project management training modules. The PMP training covers a wide range of topics. The training course takes you through the differences between project management and operations management. The PMP Certification Training has been designed to enable the managers/professionals to manage projects in a more efficient and effective manner with the help of the Project Management Life Cycle.

PMP is a registered trademark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

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What You'll Learn

  • What skills will you learn from PMP Training? By the end of the PMP Exam Preparation Training, the trainee will be able to understand the basic characteristics of a project, and also what project management means. The training also enables you to get an idea of Strategic Management in the Project Management office. Understanding the Project Management Life Cycle is also a part of this training program. Influence of multiple factors on a project, and learning various processes and their interactions common to project management are additional topics covered during PMP Training.
  • Who should take PMP Training and what does it require? Cognixia’s PMP Certification Training is best suited for professionals employed as Team Leaders or Project Managers. Professionals and students who aspire to make a career as Project Managers can also benefit a great deal from this training.
    • Graduate Minimum of 4,500 hours of project management experience, during the last 8 consecutive years, covering the 5 process groups, if the candidate holds a university degree at the time of the application.
    • Diploma Minimum of 7,500 hours of project management experience, during the last 8 consecutive years, covering the 5 process groups, if the candidate holds a high school diploma or equivalent secondary school credential at the time of the application.


  • Manage conflict
  • Lead a team
  • Support team performance
  • Empower team members and stakeholders
  • Ensure team members/stakeholders are adequately trained
  • Build a team
  • Address and remove impediments, obstacles, and blockers for the team
  • Negotiate project agreements
  • Collaborate with stakeholders
  • Build shared understanding
  • Engage and support virtual teams
  • Define team ground rules
  • Mentor relevant stakeholders
  • Promote team performance through the application of emotional intelligence

  • Set a clear vision and mission
  • Support diversity and inclusion (e.g., behavior types, thought process)
  • Value servant leadership (e.g., relate the tenets of servant leadership to the team)
  • Determine an appropriate leadership style (e.g., directive, collaborative)
  • Inspire, motivate, and influence team members/stakeholders (e.g., team contract, social contract, reward system)
  • Analyze team members and stakeholders’ influence
  • Distinguish various options to lead various team members and stakeholders

  • Appraise team member performance against key performance indicators
  • Support and recognize team member growth and development
  • Determine appropriate feedback approach
  • Verify performance improvements

  • Organize around team strengths
  • Support team task accountability
  • Evaluate demonstration of task accountability
  • Determine and bestow level(s) of decision-making authority

  • Determine required competencies and elements of training
  • Determine training options based on training needs
  • Allocate resources for training
  • Measure training outcomes

  • Appraise stakeholder skills
  • Deduce project resource requirements
  • Continuously assess and refresh team skills to meet project needs
  • Maintain team and knowledge transfer

  • Determine critical impediments, obstacles, and blockers for the team
  • Prioritize critical impediments, obstacles, and blockers for the team
  • Use network to implement solutions to remove impediments, obstacles, and blockers for the team
  • Re-assess continually to ensure impediments, obstacles, and blockers for the team are being addressed

  • Analyze the bounds of the negotiations for agreement
  • Assess priorities and determine ultimate objective(s)
  • Verify objective(s) of the project agreement is met
  • Participate in agreement negotiations
  • Determine a negotiation strategy

  • Evaluate engagement needs for stakeholders
  • Optimize alignment between stakeholder needs, expectations, and project objectives
  • Build trust and influence stakeholders to accomplish project objectives

  • Break down situation to identify the root cause of a misunderstanding
  • Survey all necessary parties to reach consensus
  • Support outcome of parties’ agreement
  • Investigate potential misunderstandings

  • Examine virtual team member needs (e.g., environment, geography, culture, global, etc.)
  • Investigate alternatives (e.g., communication tools, colocation) for virtual team member engagement
  • Implement options for virtual team member engagement
  • Continually evaluate effectiveness of virtual team member engagement

  • Communicate organizational principles with team and external stakeholders
  • Establish an environment that fosters adherence to the ground rules
  • Manage and rectify ground rule violations

  • Allocate the time to mentoring
  • Recognize and act on mentoring opportunities

  • Assess behavior through the use of personality indicators
  • Analyze personality indicators and adjust to the emotional needs of key project stakeholders

  • Manage project changes
  • Integrate project planning activities
  • Plan and manage scope
  • Plan and manage quality of products/deliverables
  • Plan and manage schedule
  • Plan and manage budget and resources
  • Engage stakeholders
  • Assess and manage risks
  • Manage communications
  • Execute project with the urgency required to deliver business value
  • Plan and manage procurement
  • Manage project artifacts
  • Determine appropriate project methodology/methods and practices
  • Establish project governance structure
  • Manage project issues
  • Ensure knowledge transfer for project continuity
  • Plan and manage project/phase closure or transitions

  • Anticipate and embrace the need for change (e.g., follow change management practices)
  • Determine strategy to handle change
  • Execute change management strategy according to the methodology
  • Determine a change response to move the project forward

  • Consolidate the project/phase plans
  • Assess consolidated project plans for dependencies, gaps, and continued business value
  • Analyze the data collected
  • Collect and analyze data to make informed project decisions
  • Determine critical information requirements

  • Determine and prioritize requirements
  • Break down scope (e.g., WBS, backlog)
  • Monitor and validate scope

  • Determine quality standard required for project deliverables
  • Recommend options for improvement based on quality gaps
  • Continually survey project deliverable quality

  • Estimate project tasks (milestones, dependencies, story points)
  • Utilize benchmarks and historical data
  • Prepare schedule based on methodology
  • Measure ongoing progress based on methodology
  • Modify schedule, as needed, based on methodology
  • Coordinate with other projects and other operations

  • Estimate budgetary needs based on the scope of the project and lessons learned from past projects
  • Anticipate future budget challenges
  • Monitor budget variations and work with governance process to adjust as necessary
  • Plan and manage resources

  • Analyze stakeholders (e.g., power interest grid, influence, impact)
  • Categorize stakeholders
  • Engage stakeholders by category
  • Develop, execute, and validate a strategy for stakeholder engagement

  • Determine risk management options
  • Iteratively assess and prioritize risks

  • Analyze communication needs of all stakeholders
  • Determine communication methods, channels, frequency, and level of detail for all stakeholders
  • Communicate project information and updates effectively
  • Confirm communication is understood and feedback is received

  • Assess opportunities to deliver value incrementally
  • Examine the business value throughout the project
  • Support the team to subdivide project tasks as necessary to find the minimum viable product

  • Define resource requirements and needs
  • Communicate resource requirements
  • Manage suppliers/contracts
  • Plan and manage procurement strategy
  • Develop a delivery solution

  • Determine the requirements (what, when, where, who, etc.) for managing the project artifacts
  • Validate that the project information is kept up to date (i.e., version control) and accessible to all stakeholders
  • Continually assess the effectiveness of the management of the project artifacts

  • Assess project needs, complexity, and magnitude
  • Recommend project execution strategy (e.g., contracting, finance)
  • Recommend a project methodology/approach (i.e., predictive, agile, hybrid)
  • Use iterative, incremental practices throughout the project life cycle (e.g., lessons learned, stakeholder engagement, risk)

  • Determine appropriate governance for a project (e.g., replicate organizational governance)
  • Define escalation paths and thresholds

  • Recognize when a risk becomes an issue
  • Attack the issue with the optimal action to achieve project success
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders on the approach to resolve the issues

  • Discuss project responsibilities within team
  • Outline expectations for working environment
  • Confirm approach for knowledge transfers

  • Determine criteria to successfully close the project or phase
  • Validate readiness for transition (e.g., to operations team or next phase)
  • Conclude activities to close out project or phase (e.g., final lessons learned, retrospective, procurement, financials, resources)

  • Plan and manage project compliance
  • Evaluate and deliver project benefits and value
  • Evaluate and address external business environment changes for impact on scope
  • Support organizational change

  • Confirm project compliance requirements (e.g., security, health and safety, regulatory compliance)
  • Classify compliance categories
  • Determine potential threats to compliance
  • Use methods to support compliance
  • Analyze the consequences of noncompliance
  • Determine necessary approach and action to address compliance needs (e.g., risk, legal)
  • Measure the extent to which the project is in compliance

  • Investigate that benefits are identified
  • Document agreement on ownership for ongoing benefit realization
  • Verify measurement system is in place to track benefits
  • Evaluate delivery options to demonstrate value
  • Appraise stakeholders of value gain progress

  • Survey changes to external business environment (e.g., regulations, technology, geopolitical, market)
  • Assess and prioritize impact on project scope/backlog based on changes in external business environment
  • Recommend options for scope/backlog changes (e.g., schedule, cost changes)
  • Continually review external business environment for impacts on project scope/backlog
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Course Description

An individual with the Project Management Professional certification credentials (PMP-PMI) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) can be called as a Project Management Professional. PMP is an internationally recognized designation offered by PMI.

According to PMI, employers would need to fill nearly 2.2 million new project-oriented roles each year through 2027. Today, there are more than 1,000,000 PMP certified individuals globally, and they are nowhere close to enough to meet the existing demand for skilled PMPs. Also, research in the US suggests that the median salary for PMP holders is about 25% higher than those without PMP certification. That’s how highly sought after PMP holders are. The PMP certification is a golden opportunity to give a super boost to your career!

Yes, and no. In order to be eligible for the PMP certification, one of the prerequisites is to have minimum 35 hours of project management training from a recognized institute. Alternatively, if you do not want to undergo the formal training for the stipulated hours, you need to have the CAPM® certification offered by PMI.

Each PMP certification lasts for three years, during which the credential holder is required to collect 60 PDUs or Professional Development Units. This is the minimum requirement to be able to renew the PMP credentials at the end of three years. If you do not meet the requirements, you would need to re-certify.

Absolutely. That, in fact, is our chief goal – to help participants achieve the PMP-PMI certification. Our PMP training will help you meet the project management education/training eligibility requirement.

This PMP training will help you learn:

  • What is project management?
  • Basic characteristics of project management
  • Strategic management in the project management office
  • Project management lifecycle
  • Best practices in project management
  • The PMP certification exam – from application to results

Participants need to have attended at least 35 hours of classroom/online training in project management. Minimum 36 months of project management experience is essential in case the participant holds a four-year (Bachelor’s or equivalent) degree at the time of application. In case the participant holds a high school diploma or equivalent at the time of application, they need to have a minimum of 60 months of project management experience.

This PMP training is highly recommended for project managers, IT managers, IT directors, outsourcing professionals, QA managers, QA directors, application development managers, business analysts, systems analysts, systems architects, etc.


PMP stands for Project Management Professional. To get certified, an exam is offered by PMI (Project Management Institute) USA, for individuals in the project management domain. There are over 325,000 certified PMPs in 200 countries.

Educational requirements. Experiential requirements. Agree to and adhere to the PMI Code of Professional Conduct. Pass the PMP Certification Examination.

The candidate should have attended at least 35 hours of classroom/online training in Project Management.

Minimum of 4,500 hours of project management experience, during the last 8 Consecutive years, covering the 5 process groups, if the candidate holds a university degree at the time of the application. Minimum of 7,500 hours of project management experience, during the last 8 consecutive years, covering the 5 process groups, if the candidate holds a high school diploma or equivalent secondary school credential at the time of the application.

PMI made a decision in 2006 to no longer publish passing scores for its exams. In 2007, PMI also removed all quantitative elements from the post-exam review for test candidates. The passing score is estimated inside a range between 61% and 75%.

The exam has 200 multiple choice questions. Each question has exactly one correct answer. You will get 4 hours to answer these questions. 25 pre-test questions will be randomly placed throughout the new examination to gather statistical information on the performance of these questions, in order to determine whether they may be used on future examinations. These 25 pre-test items are included in the 200-question examination, but will not be included in the pass/fail determination. Candidates will be scored on 175 questions.

It is highly recommended that you become PMI member prior to signing up for the test. The membership fee is $129 and an application can be submitted online at If you are a PMI member, the exam fee is $405. For non-members, the exam fee is $555.

PMI has an online application for certification. More information regarding applying for the exam online is available at PMI’s website at The PMP Credential Handbook is also available in PDF format on the PMI website.

PMI states that all eligible applications are subject to an audit. Upon successful completion of the audit, candidates will be able to sit for the PMP examination. Submission of an application indicates agreement to comply with audit terms. Please be advised, that while the selection process for the audit is primarily random, PMI does reserve the right to manually select any candidate to be audited at any time, including after the credential has been bestowed. Candidates who are selected for audit will receive an e-mail notification from PMI with detailed information on how to comply with the terms of the audit.

Within the first 15 minutes, you will be asked to go over a tutorial. 15 minutes to review tutorial is not included 4 hours exam duration. Reviewing tutorial approximately takes 5 minutes. You can use 10 minutes of this time to jot down formulas, all processes, and knowledge areas on your scratch paper. Don’t skip this step. During the exam, you need to focus on the question instead of trying to remember formulas. You can just refer to the written formulas when those questions arise rather than having to reach into your memory during the stress of a timed exam.

It depends on how much experience you have as a project manager and how familiar you are with PMI’s terminology. However, you should expect to spend at least two months, spending two to three hours per day, before you take the exam.

Becoming PMP-certified increases your value to your organization, increases your marketability, professional/personal recognition, provides advancement in your field, demonstrates an ability to meet the standardized and recognized project management body of knowledge, and raises customer confidence in you and your company’s services.

You are not allowed to take anything except your ID into the exam. Inside the examination center, you will be provided with scratch papers, pencils, a calculator, and ear plugs.

Yes, you are allowed to take breaks. You can drink or eat during your breaks. However, don’t forget that whatever time you take, the clock still ticks on your exam.

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