PMP® Exam Prep: Course Overview

The 4-Day PMP-Prep classroom course is structured with the goal of providing students exactly what they need to pass the PMP exam. Coursework is focused on the key topics and knowledge areas required for success on the exam. Our study strategy will increase comprehension and retention of key elements, while also providing students with practical information that can be applied immediately to the project work environment.

PMstudy provides the Most Comprehensive and Highest Quality PMP-Prep Classroom Training, which includes:

  • 200+ page PMstudy PMP-Prep Workbook
  • Chapter and Final Test Workbooks with PMP exam style questions
  • Quick Reference Guide, Process Chart Worksheets and Study Aids
  • Two month Complimentary Access to PMstudy 100% online course (includes 800+ practice questions with detailed explanations AND 4 full-length simulated exams)
  • Valuable exam-taking tips
  • 40 PMI® approved contact hours

Course content (Based on PMBOK® Guide - 6th edition):

The course content covers PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition concepts and includes Professional Responsibility. Several topics which are not included in the PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition but about which questions are regularly asked in the PMP exam are also covered. There is an optimal balance between PMP exam prep and understanding concepts for practical application.

1. Introduction

  • About PMI and PMP exam
  • Exam-Taking Tips
  • Course Overview
  • Process Chart

2. Project Management Framework

  • What is a project?
  • Project Stakeholders
  • Organizational Structure
  • Product Life Cycle, Project Life Cycle,
  • Project Management Life Cycle
  • Concentrated Review & Quiz

3. Project Integration Management

  • Overview of Project Integration
  • 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
  • Concentrated Review & Quiz

4. Project Scope Management

  • Overview of Project Scope Management
  • Plan Scope Management
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Validate Scope
  • Control Scope
  • Concentrated Review & Quiz

5. Project Schedule Management

  • Overview of Project Schedule Management
  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimating Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule
  • Concentrated Review & Quiz

6. Project Cost Management

  • Overview of Project Cost Management
  • Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs
  • Concentrated Review & Quiz

7. Project Quality Management

  • Overview of Project Quality Management
  • Plan Quality Management
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Control Quality
  • Concentrated Review & Quiz

8. Project Resource Management

  • Overview of Project Resource Management
  • Plan Resource Management
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Acquire Resources
  • Develop Team
  • Manage Team
  • Control Resources
  • Concentrated Review & Quiz

9. Project Risk Management

  • Overview of Project Risk Management
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Monitor Risks

10. Project Procurement Management

  • •Overview of Project Procurement Management
  • •Plan Procurement Management
  • •Conduct Procurements
  • •Control Procurements
  • •Concentrated Review & Quiz
  • Project Stakeholder Management

11. Project Stakeholder Management

  • •Overview of Project Stakeholder Management
  • •Identify Stakeholders
  • •Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • •Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • •Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  • •Concentrated Review & Quiz

12. Professional Responsibility

  • Professional Responsibility

13. Review & Final Evaluation Test

  • Structured Concentrated Review of all Chapters
  • Final Test Questions
  • End of Course Questions/Next Steps

PMstudy PMP® Exam Prep: Classroom Daily Schedule

Typically the 4 day program runs from Monday to Thursday between 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

DAY 1: Introduction


* Project Management Framework 
* Project Integration Management 
* Project Scope Management 
(Section & Chapter Quizzes throughout the day. Homework assigned)


DAY 2: Project Time Management


* Project Schedule Management

* Project Cost Management 
* Project Quality Management 
* Project Resource Management 
(Section & Chapter Quizzes throughout the day. Homework assigned)


DAY 3: Project Communication Management


* Project Risk Management 
* Project Procurement Management 
* Project Stakeholder Management
(Section & Chapter Quizzes throughout the day. Homework assigned)


DAY 4: Final Evaluation Test – Part I


* Concentrated Review
* Final Evaluation Test – Part II
* Review & Next Steps