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PMP Exam Preparation - 5 Day Course

This course provides participants with practical guidance on how projects are actually managed as well as explaining how these practical processes align with the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). Participants will prepare to successfully take the PMP® or CAPM® examination, attain their professional certification and put this knowledge to work in managing real projects.

Participant Perspective: Patricia

  What You Will Learn

Essential knowledge and testing skills to prepare you to pass PMP® exam.

The course focuses on three critical areas:

  • Understanding the Project Management Body of Knowledge 
  • Understanding the Project Management Professional Examination Specification
  • Understanding how to successfully study for the exam

The course content covers the Project Management Body of Knowledge but also covers a great deal of other knowledge that is identified as testable matters from the exam specification.  Much of this information comes from authors specializing in Project Management (i.e. Kerzner, Verma, Pinto, Verzuh, Christenson, etc.) and is augmented with other critical knowledge from leading business professionals and the Canadian Management Consulting Association.  This course includes a variety of learning tools and study aids that are consistent with PMI® processes and terminology.
 

Designed using adult learning techniques that are sensitive to individual learning styles; we use the three major learning styles (visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic) for all lessons to promote learning in your preferred style.
 

Understanding over memorization. 

Some memorization is highly recommended to adequately prepare for the exam but is limited to the essential information that is required for the exam and nothing more. This course also coaches participants in effective test taking techniques in order that participants can make the best use of their testing time and not give up marks needlessly because of the test structure or format.
 

  Program Content

Please note that this prep course does not include membership with PMI® or the PMP®exam fee itself as this must be handled directly through the Project Management Institute®. You will cover the following areas:

  • PM Framework
  • PM Processes, Phases and Life Cycle
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management  
  • Professional Ethics
  • Study Tips
  • Practice Exams

 

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • identify the knowledge they need to pass the exam
  • make the best use of their testing time
  • develop and manage their own study plan bridging between this course and the time they wish to take the exam.

 

Management Competencies addressed:

Enhance your competencies in understanding and applying the Project Management Body of Knowledge® and general project management knowledge from selected texts and academic journal articles.

Gain experience writing practice exams that are the same or similar to the PMP® designation exam.

Gain an understanding of the exam itself and how best to take the exam successfully.


You will receive:

  • Comprehensive Workbook
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge® 5th Edition
  • License for a PMP® Exam Simulated Testing system  
  • Study Aids

  Who Attends

  • Anyone wanting to pass the PMP®  exam
  • Anyone wanting to take their project management knowledge and skills to the next level.

  Fees and cancellations

Course tuition for the PMP Exam Preparation course includes:

  • Comprehensive Workbook
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge 5th Edition
  • License for a PMP Exam Simulated Testing system  
  • Study Aids 
  • Lunch and refreshments

$2619.75 ($2495 plus G.S.T. including refreshments, lunch and all course materials).

Team Savings:

  • Save 10% per registrant with a group registration: 3 or more people from the same organisation registering at the same time.
  • Seating is limited so register today! Please fill out the online registration form and select 10% group discount as the payment option.

*Discounts cannot be combined with any other discount or special offer.

 

Cancellations
A full refund can be issued for written cancellations received a minimum of 21 days before the program start date. Cancellations received with less than 21 days notice will be refunded less a $200 administration fee.

Please note, this course fee does not include PMI membership or the PMP application cost. Therse are handled directly through PMI.

  Faculty

Dale Christenson, PhD, PMP
President, Project Management Centre of Excellence Inc.


Dr. Dale Christenson, president of the Project Management Centre of Excellence Inc., specializes in project management training and consulting. Dale is a Certified Management Consultant and Project Management Professional. He combines an extensive academic background with real-world expertise in the areas of program and portfolio management, organizational development, change management and critical project success factors. He's held various project management leadership positions in the public and private sectors.

Dale has a Doctorate in Project Management from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in Australia and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees, diplomas and certificates in Criminology, Counseling Psychology and Project Management. Dale has 10 peer reviewed journal articles to his credit and is a frequent speaker at conferences. He is the winner of the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project of the Year Award and the winner of the Canadian Institute of Public Administration Leadership Award.

  Professional Development Units (PDUs)

Completion of this course provides the 35 PM contact hours required by PMI as part of their eligibility criteria for challenging the PMP®
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  “Dr. Christenson successfully combines his top-notch project management education (PhD in Project Management) with his world-class experiences as a project leader in government and private industry. Projects are about delivering results and that's exactly what Dr. Christenson does for his clients.”

- Tres Roeder PMP, President, Roeder Consulting

  “As a technical person in a project management role, without training, I found it valuable to relate all the vocabulary to the processes I already know." 

- Scott McGregor, PMP Prep Spring 2016

  “Dale is an awesome presenter and facilitator! He has instructed for the Schulich Executive Education Centre, and numerous other university partners, for many years. His evaluations have never been short of excellent and he has won our Instructor Excellence Award every year he has been with us." 

- David Barrett, National Program Director for the Centres of Excellence in Project Management and Business Analysis at Schulich Executive Education Centre, Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto

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Dates and Location:

Fall 2017

April 25 -27 and May 1 - 2, 2017

9:00 am – 4:30 pm each day

Fee: $2619.75 ($2495 plus G.S.T. including refreshments, lunch and all course materials).

This course takes place at:

Vancouver Island Technology Park
#2201 - 4464 Markham Street
Victoria, BC V8Z 7X8
Canada

To discuss this course further:

call 250.721.6429 or email: epcoord@uvic.ca

 

Other Project Management programs offered at UVic:

Introduction to Project Management

Masters Certificate in Project Management
Contact: University of Victoria, Peter B. Gustavson, School of Business
   PO Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria BC V8W 2Y2, Canada
  1-250-721-6429 epcoord@uvic.ca
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