Course Code: 587

CompTIA Project+ Certification - Exam PKO - 005

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


  • Course Overview
  • In this course, you will apply recognized practices of project management and understand a project’s life cycle, roles, and skills necessary to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control and close a project.

    CompTIA Project+ is ideal for IT professionals who need to manage smaller, less complex projects as part of their other job duties but still have foundational project management skills. Project+ is versatile because it covers essential project management concepts beyond the scope of just one methodology or framework.

    CompTIA Project+ gives IT professionals hands-on project management skills to coordinate small- to medium-sized projects using waterfall and agile methodologies.

  • Audience

  • This course is designed for individuals who have an understanding of project management concepts, responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who need a tool to manage those project plans.

    The CompTIA Project+ examination is designed for IT professionals who coordinate or manage small-to-medium-sized projects. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and skills required to:

    Manage the project life cycle
    Ensure appropriate communication
    Manage resources and stakeholders
    Maintain project documentation


  • Strong hands-on experience using Microsoft products and experience as a project leader or project manager are needed.

    What you’ll learn

    The Official CompTIA Project+ Student Guide has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate. Rigorously evaluated by third party subject matter experts to validate coverage of the Project+ exam objectives, The Official CompTIA Project+ Student Guide teaches the essential skills and information needed to troubleshoot and problem solve, helps learners understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security, and prepares candidates to take the CompTIA Project+ certification exam (PK0-005).

Course Details

  • Project Management Concepts
  • Explain the basic characteristics of a project and various methodologies and frameworks used in IT projects
  • Compare and contrast Agile vs Waterfall concepts
  • Can apply the change control process throughout the project life cycle
  • Given a scenario, perform risk management and issue management activities
  • Apply schedule development and management activities and techniques
  • Compare and contrast quality management, performance management, and communication management concepts
  • Given a scenario, apply effective meeting management techniques and perform basic activities related to team and resource management
  • Explain important project procurement and vendor selection concept
  • Project Life Cycle Phases
  • Explain the value of artifacts in the discovery/concept preparation phase for a project
  • Given a scenario, perform activities during the project initiation phase, project planning phase, and project execution phase
  • Explain the importance of activities performed during the closing phase
  • Tools and Documentation
  • Given a scenario, use the appropriate tools throughout the project life cycle
  • Compare and contrast various project management productivity tools
  • Given a scenario, analyze quality and performance charts to inform project decisions
  • Basics of IT and Governance
  • Summarize basic environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors related to project management activities
  • Explain relevant information security concepts impacting project management concepts
  • Explain relevant compliance and privacy considerations impacting project management
  • Summarize basic IT concepts relevant to IT project management
  • Explain operational change-control processes during an IT project