Project Management Professional® Certification Exam Boot Camp

Live Classroom
Duration: 5 days
Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 5 days
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The Project Management Professional certification preparation training helps participants learn project management using the context of the PMI® process groups through skill-based training to meet PMP® goals. The course begins by introducing the participants to the project management lifecycle, covering project management the way it is practiced – from start to finish. The course builds on the participants’ existing knowledge base and discusses the specific language and standardized terminology of PMI, while helping participants imbibe real-world project management skills. The course examines the essential skillset of project management through the perspective of the ten knowledge areas. Special emphasis is laid on the memorization of guides and diagrams and intense question review.

“PMI”, “Project Management Professional” and “PMP” are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand how to use Earned Value Analysis to keep a project on-budget and on-time
  • Clearly define the scope of a project and effectively manage it throughout the project’s life
  • Learn calculation concepts – not just formulas – that allow the answering of computational questions, no matter how they are presented
  • Minimize the risk of a project through proper risk management and response planning
  • Learn the fundamentals of stakeholder analysis and how to manage stakeholder expectation
  • Learn key procurement terms, concepts and calculations such as Privity, the risk profiles of different contracts and Point of Total Assumption
  • Learn the five processing groups that form the basis of the project management lifecycle
  • Understand the ten knowledge areas and how they apply to each of the process groups
  • Filling out the PMP examination application


PMP certification boot camp process

  • The Project Management Institute
  • The PMP certification
  • Applying for the examination
  • The PMP examination
  • The professional code of conduct
  • Test subject areas

  • What is a ‘project’
  • Project portfolio management
  • Program vs. projects
  • Project management office
  • Project phases
  • Project life cycle
  • The process groups
  • Knowledge areas
  • Stakeholder and stakeholder management
  • Project sponsor, project manager, project definitions

  • Organizational types
  • Functional organizations
  • Matrix organizations
  • Projectized organizations

  • Initiating process group
  • Planning process group
  • Executing process group
  • Monitoring and controlling process group
  • Closing process group

  • Project integration management
  • Project scope management
  • Project time management
  • Project cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Project human resource management
  • Project communications management
  • Project risk management
  • Project procurement management

  • Initiating process groups inputs and outputs
  • The project charter
  • The preliminary project scope statement
  • Planning process group inputs and outputs
  • Project management plan
  • Executing process group
  • Deliverables, changes, corrective actions
  • Monitoring and controlling process group inputs and outputs
  • Integration management
  • Integrated management
  • Scope management
  • Earned value, planned value, actual value
  • Cost performance index, schedule performance index
  • Closing process group inputs and outputs

  • Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle
  • The nine knowledge areas
  • Project integration management activities
  • Project scope management activities
  • Triple constraints model
  • Time management activities
  • Cost management activities
  • Earned value analysis
  • Quality management activities
  • Pareto diagram
  • Sigma values
  • The control chart
  • Ishikawa diagram
  • Quality vs. grade
  • Human resource management activities
  • Communications management activities
  • Risk management activities
  • Risk responses
  • Procurement management activities
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Who should attend

This course is highly recommended for –
  • Project managers
  • IT managers/directors
  • Outsourcing professionals
  • QA managers/directors
  • Application development managers/directors
  • Business analysts
  • Systems analysts
  • Systems architects


Participants need to meet specific work experience and educational requirements in order to qualify for the PMP certification. These are as below –


Four-year degree (Bachelor’s or the global equivalent) Secondary diploma (High school or the global equivalent)
At least 3 years of project management experience At least 5 years of project management experience
4500 hours leading and directing projects 7500 hours leading and directing projects
35 hours of project management education 35 hours of project management education

Interested in this Course?


    Upon completion of this course participants are prepared to attempt the Project Management Professional certification exam.

    The PMP exam blueprint is as follows –

    Particular Weightage
    Initiation 13%
    Planning 24%
    Executing 30%
    Monitoring and controlling 25%
    Closing 8%
    Total 100%


    The exam details are as follows –

    Exam name Project Management Professional certification exam
    Exam format Multiple-choice questions
    Number of unscored questions 25
    Number of scored questions 175
    Exam duration 4 hours

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