Project Management Professional (PMP©) and Certified Associate in Project Management

(CAPM©) Certification based on the PMBOK© Guide, 6th Edition

Course Description:

This course has been updated to reflect the latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK ® Guide), Sixth Edition (PMI ®, 2017), and the new exam domains introduced in 2021. This course walks you through the project management processes from beginning to end, just as you manage your projects in practice. You will benefit from the explanations of specific PMBOK ® Guide processes and techniques coupled with real-life scenarios that describe the various issues all project managers are bound to encounter during their careers. The study guide describes in detail the topics used in the examination in each chapter and covers all the important project management concepts.

Who is For?

  • Delegates wishing to pass the PMP exam – To apply for the PMP, you need to have either a secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education, or a four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education
  • Delegates wishing to pass the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification exam – To be eligible for the CAPM certification, you need a Secondary diploma (high school diploma/global equivalent) and 23 contact hours of formal education.

Date:

29 January – 2 February 2024

Time:

8:30 – 16:30

Points:

5 CPD Points ECSA
20 CPD Hours SACPCMP
35 PDU Hours PMI

Fees:

R13 999 + vat (Early Bird)
R14 490 + vat (Standard)

Course Material:

  • A pdf delegate workbook.
  • An e-book version of the book PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide 10th Edition by Kim Heldman with 240 exam questions.
  • Access to a test bank with 1026 PMBOK© Edition 6 questions are provided (One-year access).
  • Access to a test bank with 226 CAPM specific questions. (one-year access)
  • Delegates have access to 578 flashcards (One-year access)
  • A searchable glossary of key terms.
  • Over two hours of audio instruction with the author (Kim Heldman) reviewing essential PMBOK concepts (One-year access).

About:

This is a 5-day webinar course preparing delegates to write and pass the PMP/CAPM exam with the Project Management Institute (PMI),
5 CPD points ECSA
20 CPD Hours SACPCMP
35 PDU Hours PMI

Catering by UBER EATS*

Presented by, Dave Fourie

Introduction

  • Introduction
  • What is the PMPBOK Guide
  • Suggested CAPM Exam Reading Material
  • CAPM Exam Content and Objectives
  • Exam Preparation tips
  • Pre-course assessment

Chapter 1 – Building the Foundation

  • Establishing the Foundation
  • What Is Project Management?
  • Understanding How Projects Come About
  • Skills Every Good Project Manager Needs
  • Understanding Project Management Process Groups
  • Determining a Project Methodology or ApproachImportant for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 2 – Assessing Project Needs

  • Exploring the Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Assessing Project Viability
  • Assessing Project Needs and Creating the Project Charter
  • Formalizing and Publishing the Project Charter
  • Maintaining Project Artifacts
  • Important for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 3 – Delivering Business Value

  • Understanding Organizational Structures
  • Identifying Stakeholders
  • Six Sigma Adaptive Methodology
  • Delivering Business Value
  • Important for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 4 – Developing the Project Scope

  • Developing the Project Management Plan
  • Plan Scope Management
  • Collecting Requirements
  • Defining Scope
  • Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Important for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 5 – Creating the Project Schedule

  • Creating the Schedule Management Plan
  • Defining Activities
  • Breaking Down User Stories
  • Understanding the Sequence Activities Process
  • Estimating Activity Resources
  • Estimating Activity Durations
  • Developing the Project Schedule
  • Using a Kanban Board and Scrum Board
  • Important for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 6 – Developing the Project Budget and Engaging Stakeholders

  • Creating the Cost Management Plan
  • Estimating Costs
  • Establishing the Cost Baseline
  • Understanding Stakeholders
  • Communicating the Plan
  • Adaptive Methodologies
  • Important for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 7 – Identifying Project Risks

  • Understanding Risk
  • Creating the Risk Management Plan
  • Identifying Potential Risks
  • Analyzing Risks Using Qualitative Techniques
  • Quantifying Risk
  • Developing a Risk Response Plan
  • Assessing Risks Using an Agile Approach
  • Planning for Project ComplianceImportant for the exam

Review Questions

Chapter 8 – Planning and Procuring Resources

  • Procurement Planning
  • Developing the Resource Management Plan
  • Quality Planning
  • Project Planning Using Agile MethodologiesImportant for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 9 – Developing the Project TeamDirecting and Managing Project Work

  • Directing and Managing Project Work
  • Acquiring the Project Team and Project Resources
  • Developing the Project Team
  • Managing Project Teams
  • Important for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 10 – Sharing Information

  • Implementing Risk Responses
  • Conducting Procurements
  • Laying Out Quality Assurance Procedures
  • Managing Project Knowledge
  • Managing Project Information
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
  • Agile FrameworksImportant for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 11 – Measuring and Controlling Project Performance

  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
  • Controlling Procurements
  • Monitoring Communications
  • Performing Integrated Change Control
  • Monitoring Stakeholder Engagement
  • Controlling Resources
  • Utilizing Control Quality Techniques
  • Monitoring and Controlling Risk
  • Monitoring Project Management IntegrationsImportant for the exam
  • Review Questions

Chapter 12 – Controlling Work Results and Closing Out the Project

  • Controlling Cost Changes
  • Monitoring and Controlling Schedule Changes
  • Validating Project Scope
  • Controlling Scope
  • Measuring Work Results on Agile Projects
  • Formulating Project Closeout
  • Closing Out the Project
  • Closing Out the Procurements
  • Closing Out an Agile Project
  • Balancing Stakeholders’ Interests at Project Close
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Applying Professional KnowledgeImportant for the exam
  • Review Questions
  • The Way Forward

Delivery Method

  • The course comprises 35 hours of instructor-led training.
  • There is an assessment test at the beginning and end of the course.
  • Delegates will take chapter tests during the course (120 Questions).

How Much?

Early Bird: R 13 999 + vat
Standard: R 14 490 + vat

When?

Date: 29 January – 2 February 2024
Time: 08:00am 16:30pm

Discounts?

3-5: 5% off
6-10: 10% off
+11: 15% off

FAQ:

This course is a 5-day webinar course preparing delegates to write and pass the PMP exam with PMI

Catering by UBER EATS*

What Do I Need?

Each delegate will need the following to attend:

  • Steady Internet connection for the duration of the training
  • Laptop / PC / Smart Phone and Power supply (Charger)
  • Zoom Meeting Software installed onto your laptop /
  • PC / Smart Phone
  • Quiet Space

Preferable but not compulsory:

  • Headset / Ear Phones to clearly hear the facilitator

About The Trainer?

Bruce Raath was recently featured as Concrete Expert of 2015 by the International Who’s Who of Professional Engineers based in New York. He was the Past National President of the Concrete Society of Southern Africa. BA Raath & Assoc. is a consultancy operating in the field of concrete construction, repair, failure diagnosis, and design, with reference to floors. The consultancy undertakes expert witness work and provides technical advice on the practical site use of concrete and design of concrete structures.

Training courses have been presented in the UK and African Countries along with courses in many centres in South Africa. Specially adapted in house courses have been presented to many of South Africa’s leading contractors and consulting engineers.

Terms & Conditions

Payment Terms:

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Fees:

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  • Bulk discounts are not calculated on early bird price. Invoiced amounts need to be paid on or before the early bird date to receive the rate.

Cancellation Policy:

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