The Project Management Institute is the world leader and most recognised professional association of Project Management professionals. PMI are global leaders in the development of standards and certification for the Project Management profession. They provide education and training for Project Managers in over 170 countries and their qualifications are the industry standard. The more important a project, the more it needs a standardized system to plan and organize it to be completed efficiently. The Project Management Institute’s PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is the industry-leading standard for verifying a project manager’s ability to successfully shepherd projects from beginning to end. This course will prepare you to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close a project using project quality standards as laid out in the fourth edition of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). This course will address all the objectives needed to pass the updated Project Management Professional Certification 2011.The Project Management Institute administers a globally accepted professional certification program. The Project Management Professional (PMP) programme from CMIT maps to the PMP certification objectives and is designed to help a project manager prepare for the PMP exam. Following successful passing of the programme candidates will be prepared to sit the PMP exam. How this course works This comprehensive elearning course prepares students for the Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute. The course is completed online, at your own time at a location that suits you. You progress through the course materials and complete the online lessons and tests. Students are provided with Flash animated, interactive Lessons, Activities, and Simulations. Scenarios are used to simulate real world situations to illustrate course concepts. Audio accompanies each lesson throughout the course. Decision Point activities allow learners to work toward an outcome in an interactive environment. Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment. Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank, and a skill assessment generates a customised learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
Topics Covered in this Course
Unit 1: Project Management Framework and Initiating the Project
Project Management Basics
Project Management and Related Areas
General Management and Project Constraints
Project Management Processes
The Importance of Project Initiation
Project Selection Methods
Unit 2: Project Planning
The Planning Process Group
Work Breakdown Structure
The Activity Processes
Estimating Costs and Determining a Budget
Risk Management Principles and the PMI Philosophy
Unit 3: Project Execution
Direct and Manage Project Execution
Project Quality Management and the PMI Philosophy
Perform Quality Assurance
Developing a Project Team
Manage Stakeholder Expectations
Procurement Management Principles and the PMI Philosophy
Unit 4: Project Monitoring
Performing Integrated Change Control
Project Scope Management
Performing Quality Control and Monitoring Risks
Unit 5: Project Closing
Closing the Project
Project Closure Criteria
Unit 6: Professional Responsibility
What Is Professional Responsibility
Responsibilities to the Profession
Unit 7: Practice Exams
The PMP Certification Process
Taking the Exam
Practice Exam 1
Practice Exam 2
Who should complete this course?
Experienced Business Project Managers, IT Project Managers and Project Leaders who wish to formalise their skills. For those with less experience you may wish to consider the FETAC Junior Project personnel who lead and direct cross-functional teams to deliver projects within the constraints of schedule, budget, and scope.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
Candidates must have completed their Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) plus 5 years project management experience during which 7500 hours were spent leading or directing project tasks,
A Bachelors Degree plus 3 years project management experience during which 4500 hours were spent leading or directing project tasks.
This course fulfils the approved education requirements for PMP as set by PMI. Once you successfully complete this online course, you will receive a certificate of completion for each module. You must pass each unit of the programme with a score of 70% or better to receive the certificate. These certificates confirm that you have completed the required approved Project Management Education.
To receive PMP Certification you must sit the PMP exam at a registered exam centre. To sit the exam, Candidates must first complete the Project Management Institute’s application process. The application process involves confirming your experience, and that you have successfully passed this CMIT programme. CMIT will provide you with full details on how to make your application, however, CMIT cannot make an application on your behalf.
Please note that PMI application / exam fees are not included in the course fees.
Following successful completion of the programme, and the PMI exams, you will become a Certified Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute. PMI are global leaders in the development of standards, certification, research and publications for the Project Management profession.