PMP Examination Revision Course
(A Two Day Workshop)

Workshop Objectives

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

Get clarification on key concepts from the PMP® examination perspective
Revise key formulas and jargons
Take a full-fledged 200 question Mock test to assess their preparedness for taking the PMP® examination

Workshop Format

The course is a mix of instructor led, and self paced learning, designed to enable participants revise the various points relating to the PMP® examination.

There will be intermediate quizzes throughout the course to test the concepts learned and a final Mock test to assess the overall preparedness.

Who Should Attend

The target audience for the Workshop are candidates intending taking up the PMP Examination soon. They are expected to be familiar with detailed PMBOK concepts. This Workshop is intended as a Revision course of all processes in PMBOK® , alongwith key pointers from the PMP® Examination point of view.

Workshop Takeaways: Courseware and Assessment of Readiness of candidates for taking the PMP® examination.

Workshop Contents

  • Introduction
  • Project Management Framework – overview
    – Overview of Projects and Project Management
    – Project Management Lifecycle
    – Role of Project Stakeholders
    – Various Project Organization structures – including Functional, Matrix and Projectized organizations
    – Program management Office – the concept and its organization
    – Process Groups and their interlinkages
    – Interaction of Processes across various Process Groups
  • Initiating Process Group
    – Overview of Initiating Process Group processes
    – Project initiation process
    – Description of Various Project selection criteria
    – Overview of ROI, Payback period, NPV and IRR methods
    – Project Charter – contents and its importance in the Project Execution
    – Preliminary Scope Statement – role in the Project
  • Planning Process Group
    – Overview of Planning Process Group processes
    – Role of various Management Plans in Project execution
    – Importance of WBS in Project Management
    – Schedule Development process
    – Use of Mathematical techniques in Schedule development including Critical path determination
    – Development of the Cost baseline for the Project
    – Crashing, Resource Leveling, PERT etc
    – Depreciation calculation techniques
    – Description of various Quality Management tools – including Cost-benefit analysis, Design of Experiments
    – Control Charts, Pareto diagrams etc
    – Cost of Quality/ Non-Quality
    – Contributions of Pioneers of Quality – including that of Deming, Juran, Crosby
    – Development of the RACI Matrix/ Staffing Management Plan
    – Communications Management Plan- contents
    – Description of Sender Receiver models
    – Development of the Risk register
    – Role of PI matrix and RPNs in Risk Prioritisation
    – Various Risk response strategies and their illustrations
    – Procurement Management Plan
    – Overview of Procurement process
    – Description of various Contract types and their illustrations
    – Project Management Plan – contents
    – Role of PMIS in Project Planning, Execution and Controlling
  • Executing Process group
    – Overview of the Executing Process Group Processes Importance of Quality Assurance in Project delivery
    – Overview of Statistical and other techniques used in Project Quality Management
    – Project team acquisition and Development
    – Leadership styles of Project Managers
    – Description of Theory X,Y,Z, Expectancy and Need based Theory
    – Team – Conflict Management models
    – Information Distribution models
    – Management of Stakeholders’ expectations
    – Seller Selection process
    – Project Manager’s role in Directing and Managing a Project
  • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
    – Overview of the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group processes
    – Role of Scope Verification
    – Application of Earned Value Management systems for Project performance reporting
    – Role of Issue logs in Stakeholder management
    – Overview of various HR theories concerning Team Management
    – Management of Risks
    – Contract administration and Control processes
    – Configuration Management Control
    – Role of Change Control Board (CCB) in Project Management
    – Change Control process- management
    – Role of Integrated Change Control in Project Performance
  • Closing Process Group
    – Overview of Closing Process Group processes
    – Updations to Organisational Process Assets
    – Role of Project Manager in Administrative closure
  • Professional Responsibilities of the Project Manager towards
    – Self
    – Project
    – Project stakeholders
    – Project Management Profession
    – Public
  • Tips for taking the PMP® examination
  • Mock test ( 200 questions)
    (This test is QAI proprietary)
    – Discussion of Mock test results