Details about Project Management Professional Courses
Project Management Professional or PMP is an globally accepted designation and the certification of PMP is being issued by the Project Management Institute or PMI. They will conduct examinations at different parts of the world and the syllabi for it is being prepared by the Project Management Body of Knowledge or PMBOK a part of PMI.
Qualification for Joining project Management Professional Training Courses
As mentioned earlier, the PMP certification is being provided by an international body and one need to pass the examination. The syllabi is tough and complicated and covers entire aspects of project management.
One need to have a high school diploma with 60 months of working experience in managing project and out of it at least 7,500 hours must have spent for leading and directing the team involved in the project. If you have a four year degree, then you need to have only three years or 36 months working experience with a minimum of 4,500 hours spending on leading and directing the project. In any case, the experience you are mentioning should be within a span of eight years prior to the year you are applying for the course.
PMP Training Course Details
If you browse through internet, you will find a good number of PMP online training courses as well as some in-class courses. However the content of the course will be one and the same and it is as follows.
- PMP/ PMI introduction and overview
- Project Management Framework which includes project management, portfolio management, PMO, role of project managers, project management body of knowledge, Organisation cultures, styles and structures, Organisation process assets, Enterprise environmental factors, Project stakeholders, and Project Life Cycle.
- Project Management Process Groups which contains initiating, planning, executing, Monitoring, Controlling and Closing
- Integration Management
- Scope Management
- Time Management
- Quality Management
- Human Resource Management
- Communication Management
- Risk Management
- Procurement Management
- Stakeholder Management
- Project Management (Ethical responsibility and code of conduct)
- Tips to pass PMP Exam
PMP training online courses will be the best option for working professionals as they can pursue the course without leaving their present job and without disturbing the daily schedule. PMP training videos constitute the major chunk of study materials. Study materials in other formats including pdf and ebooks also may be provided.
Project Management Training videos depict the subject in detail. Easy to understand narration will help the student to learn the subject easily and without the support of a third person. However, PMP online tutorials will provide chat facility for the students to clear off the doubts if any. Similarly, just by registering for the course, you will get an entry to a vast community of PMP professionals. Here also you can clear off your doubts. Besides, being active in this community, you can create good contacts with professionals which will help you a lot in your future endeavours.