Introduction to the PMP Certification Exam

Take this Introductory course to learn what it takes to get your PMP certification on the first try!
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 27 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

This course provides you with an introduction to prepare for and take the PMP exam. You will be introduced to basic terminology that will help you in the rest of our classes and that you can apply when taking your PMP exam. You learn about the PMP qualifications as well as information about the exam. We include engaging videos, interactions, along with worksheets to help you understand the more difficult concepts that you will see on the PMP exam.

What are the requirements?

  • You should be interested in taking the PMP exam
  • You should want to know the requirements for the PMP exam

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know what it takes to qualify for the PMP Exam
  • Understand the difference between Project and Program Mangement
  • Define the role of the Project Manager
  • Identify key Project Manager interpersonal skills
  • Understand the difference between Project work and Operational work
  • Define the function of the Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Describe Organizational Influences and Cultures
  • Understand the different Organizational Structures
  • Distinguish project from product life cycles

Who is the target audience?

  • This prep course is for anyone who is interested in taking the PMP exam. We provide excellent audio and visual guides to help you pass the exam. We are also the only exam prep course that adds interactions. These interactions will help you study in a fun and interactive manner. You will receive the links to these after you have purchased the course. Apex has made learning all of the PMP information fun and engaging. We have had a lot of success with our students and now are taking the class online so you can pass the PMP exam with our methods.

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to the PMP Exam

This short clip introduces you to the instructor of the course and provides an overview of the content.


You will be provided with all of the objectives of this course.

Who is PMI? What si the PMP Exam? What is the PMBOK?
Who wrote the PMBOK Guide?
PMP Qualifications
PMP Application
PMP Exam Overview
Project and Project Management Definitions
Program and Program Management Definitions
Portfolio and Portfolio Management Definition
Role of a Project Manager and Interpersonal Skills and the PMO
Project Management Office
Introduction Review
5 questions

This quiz provides a review of the terms and definitions in the Introduction Course.

Section 2: Project Management Foundations
Foundation Objectives
Organizational Influences and Cultures
Organizational Process Assets and Enterprise Environmental Factors
Stakeholder and Project Team
Distinguish Project from Product Life Cycles
Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
Introduction and Foundations Summary
Introduction to Interactions and Process Sheets
7 questions

This quiz will help you review the information learned in the Foundations section.

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Instructor Biography

Apex Performance Solutions, Anne M. Paine, PMP, Professional PMP Certification Courses

Apex Academy Online is comprised of a dynamic and innovative group of Instructional Designers, Subject Matter Experts, and Multi-Media professionals who are dedicated in providing extraordinary educational experiences. Apex provides high-quality, interactive, engaging, and fun approaches to learning programs that ensures concepts are relatable, clear, and easy to understand. Hundreds of hours of thought and careful consideration have gone into each course to ensure the best information and highest potential in achieving certification upon first attempt.

Apex Academy Online is a subsidiary of Apex Performance Solutions. Apex Performance Solutions is a strategic consulting firm specializing in Project Management, Learning Solutions, and Software Quality Assurance. Apex was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Reno, Nevada. Clients include private and public companies in many industries such as IT/Software, Healthcare, Mining, Gaming, and State and Local Government.

Apex provides impactful solutions that are scalable to meet an organization's goals, from startups to Fortune 100 companies and delivers tailored results to support our clients' individual needs at any phase of an initiative's lifecycle. Apex is committed to delivering high value projects on time, on budget, and with quality.

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