How to Pass PMP® Exam in 10 Days
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How to Pass PMP® Exam in 10 Days

Learn to prepare and pass the Project Management Professional PMP® exam the first time effectively and cost efficiently
3.5 (29 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,581 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Prepare and pass the PMP® exam with a proven technique
  • Minimize your cost and time to prepare for the exam
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Requirements
  • Meet PMP eligibility as defined by the Project Management Institute
Description

Latest Update: Section 6 - Revised Study Plan, Schedule & Suggested Resources (April 2015)

A PMP credential after you name symbolizes a real potential to bring calm to chaos. It signifies a methodical and systematic person capable to work on any project in any field. It could well lead to the first impression to motivate potential employers to review your resume among hundreds of others in your field. Best of all, a PMP credential could earn a six-figure salary anywhere in the world.

If you have limited time and money to pass the PMP®exam, this course should be your first start. We provide a study plan to prepare for and pass the PMP® exam in 10 days at a total cost of less than $300.This course will teach you 1) a study technique, and provide 2) recommended study plan & schedule, 3) a list of approved required and recommended study materials and 4) a set of overview and review exercises.

This Udemy course can be completed in 10 days, and is structured with three phases:

  1. 4-and-a-half-day intensive reading and watching video lectures
  2. 5-day review and taking 5 practice exams
  3. A-half-day to sit and pass the PMP exam

An example implementation of the study plan may start after work on a late Friday afternoon, studying from Friday evening to Tuesday evening, returning to work on Wednesday, reviewing and taking one practice exam daily starting on Wednesday to Sunday, and siting for the real exam on the following Monday.

To apply to take the PMP® exam you must have at least one of the following criteria:

  • A university degree and at least 3 years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing project tasks and 35 hours of project management education (e.g. academic course in project planning, scheduling, cost estimation, project risk analysis etc., or PMP exam preparation course)
  • A secondary diploma (high school or global equivalent) and at least 5 years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing project tasks and 35 hours of project management education (e.g. academic course in project planning, scheduling, cost estimation, project risk analysis etc., or PMP exam preparation course)

If you still need the 35 hours of project management education, the 10-day schedule may still be applicable (given that you are not audited when you submit your application). Based on the example schedule above starting on a Friday afternoon, you'd have earned enough hours by Sunday evening to submit your PMP® exam application online. You can schedule the exam once you received PMI's confirmation with 5 business days. At any large city with multiple test centers, you could indeed sit and pass the exam within a 10-day period.

PMI, PMP and PMBOK are trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI has not endorsed and did not participate in the development of this course.

Who is the target audience?
  • Project practitioners, project managers, experienced graduate students
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:51

This first lecture starts by providing a few reasons to get the PMP credential. It then introduces this Udemy course.

Course Introduction
01:51
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Study Technique
1 Lecture 03:25

This lecture describes the PrepARe study technique that provides the framework to achieve the objective of this course to prepare and pass the PMP exam in 10 days.

PrepARe Study Technique
03:25
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Study Plan & Schedule
1 Lecture 03:24

This lecture describes the proposed 10-day study plan and schedule using the PrepARe study technique and other specified study materials.

PMP Study Plan & Schedule
03:24
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Summary of The Standard for Project Management
6 Lectures 26:18

The purpose of this exercise is to review and highlight key phrases in The Standard for Project Management of a Project (Annex A1 PMBOK). Get your guidebook and a highlighter, and follow along. Watching this video at 720p HD quality is highly recommended.

In this part we will review Project, Project Management, and overview of The Standard.

Remember to spend a few minutes to review the highlighted phrases after completing each part.

The Standard Part 0: Introduction
02:14

The purpose of this exercise is to review and highlight key phrases in The Standard for Project Management of a Project (Annex A1 PMBOK). Get your guidebook and a highlighter, and follow along. Watching this video at 720p HD quality is highly recommended.

In this part we will review all project management processes under the Initiating Process Group.

Remember to spend a few minutes to review the highlighted phrases after completing each part.

The Standard Part 1: Initiating Process Group
01:26

The purpose of this exercise is to review and highlight key phrases in The Standard for Project Management of a Project (Annex A1 PMBOK). Get your guidebook and a highlighter, and follow along. Watching this video at 720p HD quality is highly recommended.

In this part we will review all project management processes under the Planning Process Group.

Remember to spend a few minutes to review the highlighted phrases after completing each part.

The Standard Part 2: Planning Process Group
11:33

The purpose of this exercise is to review and highlight key phrases in The Standard for Project Management of a Project (Annex A1 PMBOK). Get your guidebook and a highlighter, and follow along. Watching this video at 720p HD quality is highly recommended.

In this part we will review all project management processes under the Executing Process Group.

Remember to spend a few minutes to review the highlighted phrases after completing each part.

The Standard Part 3: Executing Process Group
04:10

The purpose of this exercise is to review and highlight key phrases in The Standard for Project Management of a Project (Annex A1 PMBOK). Get your guidebook and a highlighter, and follow along. Watching this video at 720p HD quality is highly recommended.

In this part we will review all project management processes under the Closing Process Group.

Remember to spend a few minutes to review the highlighted phrases after completing each part.

The Standard Part 4: Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
05:49

The purpose of this exercise is to review and highlight key phrases in The Standard for Project Management of a Project (Annex A1 PMBOK). Get your guidebook and a highlighter, and follow along. Watching this video at 720p HD quality is highly recommended.

In this part we will review all project management processes under the Closing Process Group.

Remember to spend a few minutes to review the highlighted phrases after completing each part.

The Standard Part 5: Closing Process Group
01:06
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:35

This lecture concludes this course with a review of the objective and methodology, and an overview of future enhancements.

Conclusion
00:35
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Revised Study Plan, Schedule & Resources
3 Lectures 00:00
PMP Exam Info Session
11 pages

Revised Study Plan & Schedule
1 page

Revised Resources
1 page
About the Instructor
Dr. Rapik Saat, PhD, PMP
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Professor, Consultant, Project Manager

Dr. Rapik Saat holds B.S. (2003), M.S. (2005), and Ph.D. (2009) degrees in civil engineering, all from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He teaches graduate-level courses in High-Speed Rail Planning and Multimodal Transportation Safety and Risk. His research interests are transportation safety and risk analysis, high-speed rail planning, railroad civil engineering economics, data mining and operations research.