Course Code: 18986

PMP Certification - Passing the 2021 Exam

Class Dates:
5 Days
Class Time:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • Welcome to PMP® Certification: This course provides the basic knowledge needed to learn the concepts and skills necessary to pass the 2021 Project Management Professional (PMP) exam administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). It is intended to be used alongside the PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition, which is useful as an ancillary reference and glossary.

    You will benefit most from this course if you intend to take the 2021 PMP exam.

    This course assumes that you have project management and other educational experience, as required by PMI, in order to take the exam. In addition, it’s expected either that you have already applied to take the exam, or that you plan to do so while taking this course or shortly thereafter; this course contains instructions for doing so.

  • Audience
  • The PMP Exam Prep crash course is designed for those students that have extensive project management experience and are ready to study for the PMP exam in three intensive days. It is recommended that you have already completed your exam application and been accepted for the exam before you attend the course and that you sit for the exam within a few weeks of taking the course. This crash course is recommended for those students who have put in independent study and are already somewhat familiar with PMI's approach to project management.


  • How to Get Your PMP
    Earning your PMP Certification is a commitment, and that's why it is valuable. Do you have real-world project management experience that's led to success? Great—you’ve finished the hardest part. Before you apply, make sure you meet of the following sets of PMP Certification requirements:

    A four-year degree
    36 months leading projects
    35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification
    — OR —

    A high school diploma or an associate’s degree (or global equivalent)
    60 months leading projects
    35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification

Course Details

  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Overview
  • The Standard for Project Management
  • Common Vocabulary
  • Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Projects
  • The Importance of Project Management
  • Relationship of Project, Program, Portfolio, and Operations Management
  • Components, Tailoring
  • Project Management Business Documents
  • Lesson 2: Initiating the Project
  • The Environment in which Projects Operate,
  • Overview, Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Organizational Process Assets
  • Organizational Systems
  • The Role of the Project Management
  • Definition of a Project Management
  • The Project Manager's Sphere of Influence
  • Lesson 3: Planning the Project
  • The Project, The Organization, The Industry
  • Professional Discipline, Project Manager Competences
  • Technical Project Management Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Comparison of Leadership and Management
  • Performing Integration at the Process Level
  • Integration at the Context Level
  • Integration and Complexity
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Lesson 4: Executing the Project
  • Project Integration Management
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Manage Project Knowledge
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Phase
  • Lesson 5: Plan Scope Management
  • Project and Plan Scope Management: Inputs, Outputs, Tools and Techniques
  • Collect Requirements: Inputs, Outputs, Tools and Techniques
  • Define Scope, Inputs, Outputs, Tools and Techniques
  • Create WBS, Validate Scope, Control Scope
  • Project Schedule Management
  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Lesson 6: Define Activities
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule
  • Lesson 7: Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs
  • Project Quality Management
  • Plan Quality Management
  • Lesson 8: Plan Quality Management
  • Manage Quality
  • Control Quality
  • Project Resource Management
  • Plan Resource Management
  • Lesson 9: Plan Resource Management
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Acquire Resources
  • Develop Team
  • Manage Team
  • Control Resources
  • Project Communications
  • Plan Communications
  • Lesson 10: Plan Communications Management
  • Manage Communications
  • Monitor Communications
  • Project Risk Management
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Lesson 11: Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Quality Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Implement Risk Responses
  • Monitor Risks
  • Lesson 12: Project and Plan Procurement Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Plan Procurement Management
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Control Procurements
  • Lesson 13: Identify Stakeholders
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  • Part 2, Lesson A: The Standard for Project Management
  • Introduction, Projects and Project Management
  • Relationships Among Portfolios, Programs, and Projects
  • Linking Organizational Governance and Project Governance
  • Project Success and Benefits Management
  • The Project Life Cycle, Project Stakeholders
  • Role of the Project Manager
  • Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors and Organizational Process Assets
  • Tailoring the Project Artifacts, Initiating Process Group
  • Develop Project Charter, Identify Stakeholders
  • Part 2, Lesson B: Documents
  • Planning Process Group
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Plan Scope Management
  • Part 2, Lesson C: Project Management Plan Components
  • Define Scope, Create WBS
  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define and Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activities Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Costs, Determine Budget
  • Plan Quality and Resource Management
  • Estimate Activity Resources, Plan Communications Management
  • Plan Risk Management, Identify Risks, Perform Quantitive Risk Analysis, Plan Risk Responses
  • Plan Procurement Management, Plan Stakeholder, Engagement,
  • Executing Process Group, Direct and Mange Project Work
  • Part 2, Lesson D: Project Management Plan Components
  • Manage Project Knowledge, Manage Quality
  • Acquire Resources, Develop Team and Manage Team
  • Manage Communications
  • Implement Risk Responses
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group, Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Part 2, Lesson E: Close Project
  • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group, Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Validate Scope, Control Scope
  • Control Schedule, Control Costs, Control Costs
  • Control Resources
  • Monitor Communications, Monitor Risks
  • Control Procurements, Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  • Closing Process Group
  • Close Project and Phase