PMP®: Project Management Professional KNOWLEDGE AREA Test

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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

2016-2017 Version

The PMP® certification distinguishes competence in leading and directing project teams. It provides project managers and members within the project team with a solid foundation of experience, knowledge and competency to successfully guide and direct projects that will have a positive influence on an organization bottom line results.

PMI® institute is registered trademark and holding the following well known certificates such as PMP®, CAPM®, and PMI-ACP. 

CompTIA© is another well known institute holding Project+ certificate.

Benefits of PMP®

  • Internationally recognized Project Management Certification.
  • High demand for certified PMP® managers.
  • Enhance skills and knowledge which build self-confidence.
  • Improve career opportunities and progression.
  • Increase your visibility and become a more valuable member of your organization.
  • Imbibe the best practices in project management and increase the success rate of your projects.

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand projects and project management disciplines with the 555 exam questions and answers organized by Process Groups.
  • Gain knowledge and skills in the project management processes described in the PMBoK® Guide while practicing the exams questions.
  • Work out on 444 questions to significantly increase the chance of passing the test.
  • Discover tricks and hints on how to answer the exam questions.
  • This course is part of a larger course provided by the same instructor.

** Each Lecture has a downloadable material PDF. PMP® Templates.

** Many extra materials are available as well for download related to this course.

The PMI® PMP® is one of the most required certification, similar to other well know certifications such as CAPM®, CISA® , CompTIA© Project+, ITIL®, PRINCE2®, PMI-ACP®, CompTIA© Network+, CompTIA© Security+, AWS, Six Sigma Open Group TOGAF® and CCNP.

What are the requirements?

  • A general knowledge of PMBOK® Guide is advisable or general background of project management.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Practice with 444 questions and answers with explanations
  • Grasp all the Knowledge Required in the Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resource, Communications, Risks, Procurement, Stakeholder Management
  • Master All PMP® Exam Topics specifically the Knowledge Area
  • Enhance your Knowledge in Project Management following PMI-PMP®
  • Pass your PMP® Exam
  • Understand all Knowledge Area of PMBOK® Guide

What is the target audience?

  • Project Managers
  • Developers, senior developers
  • Team leaders
  • Quality Control (QC)
  • Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Testing team
  • Business analyst
  • Business Development Manager
  • System Analyst (SA)
  • Database Administrator (DBA)
  • People who love to learn
  • Students
  • Professionals
  • Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Project Directors
  • Software Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Architects
  • Product Managers
  • Project Stakeholders
  • People who are involved in Projects Directly or Indirectly
  • This course is for everyone looking forward to move into management position
  • This course is probably not for you if you are looking for a PMP® training or PMBOK® Guide explanation. This course focus directly on the exam questions only.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:43

Introducing the instructor biography, experience and education, as well as, the course objectives.

Instructor Name: Ramzi Abou Rahal

Education

  • Negotiation: Strategies, Tools, and Skills for Success (Harvard University).
  • MSc in Information Systems Management (University of Liverpool). 
  • Master in Systems Design and Project Leadership (Cornell University).

Certifications

  • PMP®: Project Management Professional
  • PMOC®: Project Management Office Certificate
  • PRINCE2®: Projects In Controlled Environment
  • ITIL®: Information Technology Infrastructure Library
  • OCA-JP: Oracle Certified Associate Java Programmer
Section 2: Framework
07:03

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the framework knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 1 to 10.

Important notes

  • Projects are temporary and unique.
  • Operations are ongoing and repetitive.
  • Project management is the ability to meet project requirements by using various knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to accomplish project work.
  • Triple Constraint includes the cost, time, and scope. Also, quality, risk, and customer satisfaction.
10:08

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the framework knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 11 to 20.

Important notes

  • Management By Projects: Projects that uses project management skills  A company that acquires this approach means that the activities of its projects are consistent with the definition of a project.
09:55

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the framework knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 21 to 30.

Important notes

  • Program: Group of related projects managed in a coordinated way to receive benefits and control not available from managing them each one alone.
  • Portfolio: Collection of projects, programs and other work grouped together to facilitate effective management to reach strategic objectives. Projects or program in the portfolio may be related or be independent.
12:17

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the framework knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 31 to 44.

Important notes

  • PMO: Project Management Office, Project Office, Program Office. Centralize and Coordinate the management of the project, oversee or administer the project, program or both.
44 questions

Framework Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

Section 3: "Project Integration Management" Knowledge Area
10:07

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the integration knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 1 to 10.

Important notes

  • Project Management Information System (PMIS) is a system that keeps track of the status of all the project tasks. It is used to monitor the status of the project. 
  • Project Management Plan is developed by a project manager with inputs from the project team, stakeholders, and management. Project management plan development is iterative. A project management plan is created, approved, realistic and formal.
  • Project baseline refers to the approved first version of the project management plan. Once the project management plan is baselined, it may only be changed by creating a change request.
13:20

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the integration knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 12 to 20.

Important notes

  • During project execution, the project team focuses on finishing the tasks specified. The senior management protects the project from changes and loss of resources. The project manager integrates all the parts into the project as a whole.
11:51

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the integration knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 21 to 30.

Important notes

A project charter

  • Formally authorizes the project.
  • Includes objectives and business case.
  • Assigns the project manager.
  • Generic enough not to change often.
  • Includes name, description, deliverables.
  • A project does not start unless it has a project charter.
12:46

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the integration knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 31 to 40.

Important notes

A Project Management Plan consolidates other management plans. These are:

  • Scope management plan
  • Requirement management plan
  • Schedule management plan
  • Cost management plan
  • Quality management plan
  • Process improvement plan
  • Human resource plan
  • Communication management plan
  • Risk management plan
  • Procurement management plan

The Project Management Plan also includes project baselines. These are:

  • Schedule baseline
  • Cost performance baseline
  • Scope baseline
05:17

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the integration knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 41 to 44.

Important notes

Integrated Change Control: Reviewing all change requests, approving changes, and controlling changes to the deliverables and organizational process assets.

Close Project: Finalizing all activities across all of the project management process groups to formally close the project or a project phase.

44 questions

Integration Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

Section 4: "Project Scope Management" Knowledge Area
10:41

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the scope knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 1 to 10.

Important notes

Scope Planning: Creating a project scope management plan that documents how the project scope will be defined, verified, controlled and how the work breakdown structure will be created and defined.

Inputs

  1. Project charter
  2. Preliminary Project Scope Statement
  3. Project Management Plan
  4. Organizational Process Assets
  5. Enterprise environmental factors

Tools

  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Templates, forms, standards

Outputs

  1. Project Scope Management Plan
08:42

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the scope knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 11 to 20.

Important notes

Scope Definition: Developing a detailed project scope statement as the basis for future project decisions.

Inputs

  1. Project charter
  2. Preliminary Project Scope Statement
  3. Project Scope Management Plan
  4. Organizational Process Assets
  5. Approved Change requests

Tools

  1. Product analysis
  2. Stakeholder analysis
  3. Alternatives Identification
  4. Expert Judgment

Outputs

  1. Project Scope Statement
  2. Project Scope Management plan (updates)
  3. Requested changes
09:42

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the scope knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 21 to 30.

Important notes

Create WBS: Subdividing the major project deliverables and project work into smaller more manageable components.

Inputs

  1. Project Scope Statement
  2. Project Scope Management Plan
  3. Organizational Process Assets
  4. Approved Change requests

Tools

  1. Work Breakdown Structure Templates
  2. Decomposition

Outputs

  1. Project Scope Statement (Updates)
  2. Project Scope Management plan (updates)
  3. Scope baseline
  4. Work Breakdown Structure
  5. WBS dictionary
  6. Requested changes
09:12

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the scope knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 31 to 40.

Important notes

Scope Verification: Formalizing acceptance of the completed project deliverables.

Inputs

  1. Project Scope Statement
  2. Project Scope Management Plan
  3. WBS dictionary
  4. Deliverables

Tools

  1. Inspection

Outputs

  1. Accepted deliverables
  2. Requested Changes
  3. Recommended corrective actions
03:43

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the scope knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 41 to 44.

Important notes

Scope Control: Controlling changes to the project scope.

Inputs

  1. Project Scope Statement
  2. Project Scope management plan
  3. Work breakdown structure
  4. WBS dictionary
  5. Work Performance information
  6. Performance reports
  7. Approved Change requests

Tools

  1. Variance analysi
  2. Re planning
  3. Change Control system
  4. Configuration Management system

Outputs

  1. Project Scope Statement (updates)
  2. Scope Baseline (updates)
  3. Work Breakdown Structure (updates)
  4. WBS Dictionary (updates)
  5. Project Management plan (updates)
  6. Organizational Process Assets (Updates)
  7. Recommended Corrective action
  8. Requested changes
44 questions

Scope Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

Section 5: "Project Time Management" Knowledge Area
11:52

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the time knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 1 to 10.

Important notes

Activity Definition: Identifying the specific schedule activities that need be performed to produce the various project deliverables.

Inputs

  1. Enterprise environmental factors
  2. Organizational Process Assets
  3. Project Scope Statement
  4. Project Management Plan
  5. Work breakdown structure
  6. WBS dictionary

Tools

  1. Decomposition
  2. Templates
  3. Rolling wave planning
  4. Planning component
  5. Expert Judgment

Outputs

  1. Activity List
  2. Activity Attributes
  3. Milestone list
  4. Request Changes
10:46

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the time knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 11 to 20.

Important notes

Activity Sequencing: Identifying and documenting dependencies among schedule activities.

Inputs

  1. Project Scope Statement
  2. Activity list
  3. Activity Attributes
  4. Milestone list
  5. Approved Change Requests

Tools

  1. PDM
  2. ADM
  3. Schedule Network templates
  4. Dependency determination
  5. Applying leads and lags

Outputs

  1. Project Schedule Network diagrams
  2. Activity list (updates)
  3. Activity attributes (updates)
  4. Requested changes
10:22

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the time knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 21 to 30.

Important notes

Activity Resource Estimating: Estimating the type and quantities of resources required to perform each schedule activity.

Inputs

  1. Enterprise environmental factors
  2. Organizational Process Assets
  3. Project Management Plan
  4. Activity list
  5. Activity Attributes
  6. Resource Availability

Tools

  1. Bottom-up estimating
  2. Alternatives Analysis
  3. Published estimated data
  4. Project Management Software
  5. Expert Judgment

Outputs

  1. Activity resource requirements
  2. Activity attributes (updates)
  3. Resource calendar (updates)
  4. Resource Breakdown Structure
  5. Requested changes
11:13

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the time knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 31 to 40.

Important notes

Activity Duration Estimating: Estimating the number of work periods that will be needed to complete each schedule activities.

Inputs

  1. Enterprise environmental factors
  2. Organizational Process Assets
  3. Project Scope Statement
  4. Project Management Plan
  5. Risk register
  6. Activity Cost estimates
  7. Activity list
  8. Activity Attributes
  9. Activity Resource requirements
  10. Resource Calendar

Tools

  1. Analogous estimating
  2. Parametric estimating
  3. Three-point estimates
  4. Reserve Analysis
  5. Expert judgment

Outputs

  1. Activity Duration estimates
  2. Activity attributes (updates)
03:00

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the time knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 41 to 44.

Important notes

Schedule Development: Analyzing activity sequences, durations, resource requirements, and schedule constraints to create the project schedule.

Inputs

  1. Enterprise environmental factors
  2. Project Scope Statement
  3. Project Management Plan
  4. Risk register
  5. Activity list
  6. Activity Attributes
  7. Project Schedule network diagrams
  8. Activity Resource requirements
  9. Resource Calendars
  10. Activity duration estimates

Tools

  1. Schedule Network analysis
  2. Critical path method
  3. Schedule Compression
  4. What-if scenario analysis
  5. Resource leveling
  6. Critical chain method
  7. Project management software
  8. Applying calendars
  9. Adjusting leads and lags
  10. Schedule model

Outputs

  1. Project schedule
  2. Schedule model data
  3. Schedule baseline
  4. Resource requirements (updates)
  5. Activity attributes (updates)
  6. Project calendar (updates)
  7. Requested Changes
  8. Project Management Plan (updates)
  9. Schedule Management Plan  (updates)
44 questions

Time Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

Section 6: "Project Cost Management" Knowledge Area
10:09

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the cost knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 1 to 10.

Important notes

Cost Estimating: Developing an approximation of the costs of the resources needed to complete project activities

Inputs

  1. Enterprise environmental factors
  2. Organizational Process Assets
  3. Project Scope Statement
  4. Work breakdown structure
  5. WBS dictionary
  6. Project Management Plan
  7. Schedule Management Plan
  8. Staffing Management Plan     
  9. Risk Register

Tools

  1. Analogous estimating
  2. Determine Resource Cost Rates
  3. Bottom-up estimating
  4. Parametric estimating
  5. Project Management Software
  6. Vendor Bid analysis
  7. Reserve analysis
  8. Cost of Quality

Outputs

  1. Activity Cost estimates
  2. Activity Cost Estimate Supporting detail
  3. Requested Changes
  4. Cost management plan (updates)
08:35

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the cost knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 11 to 20.

Important notes

Cost Budgeting: Aggregating the estimated costs of individual activities or work packages to establish a cost baseline.

Input

  1. Project Scope Statement
  2. Work breakdown structure
  3. WBS dictionary
  4. Activity Cost estimates
  5. Activity Cost Estimate Supporting detail
  6. Project Schedule
  7. Resource Calendars
  8. Contract
  9. Cost management plan

Tools

  1. Cost aggregation
  2. Reserve Analysis
  3. Parametric Estimating
  4. Funding Limit reconciliation

Outputs

  1. Cost baseline
  2. Project funding requirements
  3. Cost management plan (updates)
  4. Requested Changes
08:06

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the cost knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 21 to 30.

Important notes

Cost Control: Influencing the factors that create cost variances and controlling changes to the project budget.

Inputs

  1. Cost baseline
  2. Project funding requirements
  3. Performance reports
  4. Work performance information
  5. Approved Change requests
  6. Project management plan

Tools

  1. Cost change control system
  2. Performance measurement Analysis
  3. Forecasting
  4. Project performance reviews
  5. Project Management software
  6. Variance Measurement

Outputs

  1. Cost estimates (updates)
  2. Cost baseline (updates)
  3. Performance Measurements
  4. Forecasted Completion
  5. Requested Changes
  6. Recommended corrective actions
  7. Organization process assets (updates)
  8. Project management plan  (updates)
08:05

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the cost knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 31 to 40.

Important notes

Cost estimating: developing an approximate (estimate) of the expenses of the resources needed to finish the project tasks.

Cost budgeting: aggregating the forecasted costs of each task or work packages to complete project activities.

Cost control: controlling changes to the project budget and influencing the factors that drive cost variance.

Life Cycle Costing: high-level view of project cost management, which includes the cost of resources needed to complete the schedule tasks. Life cycle costing collectively with value engineering can enhance decision making and is used to reduce the cost and execution time.

03:27

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the cost knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 41 to 44.

Important notes

Cost Management Plan: It is created as part of the Develop Project Management Plan process.

ROM or rough order of magnitude: Accuracy of project estimate will increment as the project progresses, a project at initial stages can have a (ROM) in the area of –50 to +50% later it will decrease in the area of definite estimate –10 to +10%.

44 questions

Cost Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

Section 7: "Project Quality management" Knowledge Area
44 questions

Quality Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

10:21

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the quality knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 1 to 10.

12:19

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the quality knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 11 to 20.

09:56

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the quality knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 21 to 30.

10:39

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the quality knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 31 to 40.

03:35

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the quality knowledge area of the PMBoK®. Questions covered are from 41 to 44.

Section 8: "Project Human Resource Management" Knowledge Area
12:19

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the human resource knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 1 to 10.

13:40

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the human resource knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 11 to 20.

10:38

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the human resource knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 21 to 30.

10:58

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the human resource knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 31 to 40.

03:37

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the Human resource knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 41 to 44.

44 questions

Human Resource Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

Section 9: "Project Communication Management" Knowledge Area
10:26

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the communication knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 1 to 10.

15:51

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the communication knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 11 to 20.

12:22

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the communication knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 21 to 30.

11:28

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the communication knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 31 to 40.

05:09

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the communication knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 41 to 44.

44 questions

Communication Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

Section 10: "Project Risk Management" Knowledge Area
11:17

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the risk management knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 1 to 10.

12:28

This PMP® lecture explains the questions related to the risk management knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide. Questions covered are from 11 to 20.

44 questions

Risk Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

44 questions

Procurement Knowledge Area (44 Questions)

11 questions

Stakeholder Knowledge Area

4 questions

Extra Questions Most Difficult PMP Questions

Section 11: Bonus Section
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Instructor Biography

Ramzi Abou Rahal, Bestselling Udemy Instructor, 26+ Courses, 23,000+ Students

A Senior Project Manager under the Project Management Office (PMO) and an IT manager expert in project, program management, networking, security, and software architecture.

Educational Background

- Negotiation: Strategies, Tools, and Skills for Success from Harvard Law School (USA)

- Master in Systems Design and Project Leadership from Cornell University (USA)

- Master of Science (MSc) degree in Information Systems Management (ISM) from the University of Liverpool (UK)

- Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Computer Science from Notre Dame University (LB)

His master thesis is a proposal for a new specialized certificate in project management specific for IT software projects (PMP-IT).

Certification Background

1- PMO (Project Management Office Certified)

2- PMP® (Project Management Professional)

3- PRINCE2® (Projects In Controlled Environment)

4- ITIL® (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)

5- OCA-JP (Oracle Certified Associate Java Programmer)

6- Introducing, Planning and Managing an Agile Software Development Project (SkillSoft)

7- SAP Sales Executive Qualification | SAP Business ByDesign ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)

8- SAP Pre-sales Executive Qualification | SAP Business ByDesign ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)

9- SAP Pre-sales Executive Qualification | SAP Cloud for Customer CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

10- SAP Sales Executive Qualification | SAP Cloud for Customer CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

11- SAP Sales Executive Qualification | SAP SuccessFactors HCM (Human Capital Management)

12- SAP Pre-sales Executive Qualification | SAP Cloud Applications HCM (Human Capital Management)

13- SAP Qualified Support Mobility Consultant

Social Media and Blogs

- Admin of the Facebook Page: Project Management Studio

- Author of the blog on WordPress: ramziabourahal

- Author of the blog on Blogger: ramziabourahal

- Contributor to LinkedIn Pulse articles: Ramzi Abou Rahal

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