PMP Exam Prep: Get Your Project Management Certification

Comprehensive Online Training Course on PMP® (Project Management Professional) Certification Exam (as per PMBOK 5)
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Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

      **DON'T LOOK FURTHER!!**

      This is the only PMP Exam Prep course out there, that will make sure you pass the PMP exam, as well as, you get a complete understanding of project management know-how. Preview the first lecture to know why


      Did you know that, according to Standish Group and other reports?!

      -Only 16.2 % of software projects completed on time and on budget,

      -31% of projects will be cancelled before they start

      -Over half of all projects will cost more than 189% of original estimates

      Stand out of the crowd as a Project Management Professional (PMP)

      Comperhensive PMP Exam Prep course with the following charactersitics:

  • Complies with PMBoK Guide 5
  • 35 PDUs/ Contact hours fulfilled
  • More than 35 project management documents templates (and updating)
  • 18 quizzes including more than 160 questions (and updating)
  • Free supplementary lecture on tips and hints to pass the PMP exam

Bayhas Al Sawady, CEO and Founder of BRIDGE Consulting Co, PMI REP ID:3472, will make sure you PASS the PMP exam and BE ACTUALLY able to practice what you have learned, to land your dream job and join the elite project management professionals club.

What are the requirements?

  • Preferably general background of project management
  • Preferably general knowledge of some of the project management tools such as WBS Pro, MS Project and/ or Primavera
  • Still, it is a PMP Exam Prep course that is suitable for most levels of expertise

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Do you know what's the difference between a project and a business, and what is the difference between project management and business management?
  • Do you want to completely understand project management from A to Z and obtain the most prestigious project management certificate PMP?
  • Learn by practicing. This PMP Exam Prep course is unique where you have full knowledge and hand-on experience as well
  • Everything you need to know to pass the PMP exam from your first try. Get recognition, increase your income and increase chances of being hired by muti- and international companies that seek PMP credential holders
  • Have a hands-on experience on WBS Pro and MS Project
  • More than 35 downloadable project management documents templates and counting...
  • Earn the 35 contact hours required to submit your PMP application

What is the target audience?

  • Project managers by profession, or anyone who desires to build his carrier as a professional project manager
  • This course is not a take-away type that you only do to meet the formal requirements of sitting for the PMP exam. This is a PMP Exam Prep course for serious people who want to build their careers
  • Companies, who wish to leverage the power of project management in achieving their strategic goals

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Orientation
Who are you?
Article
03:49

See what makes this course really unique and different from any other PMP exam preparation courses that you might consider. You really don't want to miss this one

06:44

Things you need to know and DO in order for you to get what you have paid for and a LOT more

10 questions

Let's start by the basic concepts

06:40

Here's an explanation of the answers in quiz 1. Please don't listen to this until you have tried yourself answering the quiz

01:19

How getting a PMP can help you take your career to the next level and increase your income. This comprehensive PMP Exam Prep course will help you achive your goal.

02:41

What is Project Management?

Basic Definitions:

  • A Project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result.
  • Project Management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements.

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So what is really a Project, and what is really Project Management?

By definition, projects are unique, transient endeavors undertaken to create product, or service or even a result.

So, any temporary any transient endeavor that has a defined begin and an expected end is considered to be project, whether it would be an IT project, a construction project, a financial project, HR project, etc.

It does not really matter what is the kind of endeavors or what is the kind of activities that you are pursuing, as long as the definition applies that means that you are handling a project, even if you are not naming it a project, it is really a project at the end of the day, and you have to handle it this way.

What is the difference between Projects and Business Operations?

A project by definition again is temporary in nature which means it should has a defined begin and an expected end. On the other hand, business operations are the daily work; day-to-day operations and activities that take place in the business. Of course there are a lot of interactions between projects and business operations, but this is one main major difference between projects and operations: projects are temporary in nature while business operations are continuous; they are the day-to-day work that is done in the business.

So, what is Project Management?

Project management is the process by which projects are defined, planned, monitored, controlled and delivered so that the agreed benefits are realized.

So, you are the Project Manager, and we require you to define the project, to plan the project, to deliver, monitor, and control the project so that we can realize the agreed benefits that the project has been launched to achieve.

Project Management and Change

Projects bring about change, and each change would encounter change resistance. The main objective of project management is to effectively manage such change, to know and to be able to overcome the negative change resistance. So this is basically one of the main objectives that a project manager should be able to achieve.

This PMP Exam Prep course will teach you more important project management concepts and techniques.

02:15

Stats showing how the importance of project management as a profession has evolved

01:52

You don't want your project to fail for sure. Watch out for these reasons

02:39

Now that we want our projects to succeed, how to prepare for their success

04:47

Learn what competencies you will need to achieve a level of a professional project manager

01:15

Learn more about the Project Management Institute and other credentials

Section 2: Project Management Framework Introduction
01:14

Learn what a framework is , and what's the difference between a framework and a methodology

01:24

Learn what is the Project Management Body Of Knowledge Guide and what does it offer. The current PMP Exam Prep Course depends on the latest PMBOK 5.

01:46

Rminder and elaboration on the definitions of a project and project management

07:44

Learn how to use project management as an effective tool to achieve strategic objectives, by using the Organizational Project Management including portfolios, programs and other tools

03:41

Learn how project management and operatons management interact

01:50

Learn the ingridients that make you a successful project manager

10 questions

Test your knowledge

Section 3: Organizational Influences and Project Life Cycle
01:13

Learn how each organization has influences on the way projects get managed

14:03

Using different type of organizational structures can have a great impact on how we deliver and manage projects. Learn how

01:22

Use organizational process assets to help you plan and manage your project, You should adhere to them as well

00:56

Entreprise environmental factors are very important to take into consideration in your project. make sure you know how to

04:12

Know what are the stakeholders types in a project and more about the project governance

07:06

Learn the phases each project has throughout its life cycle

06:23

Distinguish the level of cost, risk, stakeholder influence and other characteristics throughout the project life cycle

03:30

Distinguish between the different methodologies a Project Manager can follow to manage his project.

How can you plan for the Project Management Phases? There are actually different ways of planning how to handle your project phases.

The first one which is the classical one: we call it the Predictive Life Cycle, or the Fully Plan-Driven Life Cycle. Some people call it the Waterfall. In this way of handling project phases the project manager would come up with the complete plan for the project right from the start to the end because it's very clear to the project manager what are the phases and how he is going to achieve them, so he comes up with the fully plan openly or default learned to manage his project right from the start until the end. Using this method of managing project phases will sometimes cause us lots of troubles because when we move from one phase to another there's no way to get back to the past phase unless you issue a formal change request to change something and that would take some time, you know, to issue the change request and to take the approval for the change request. It takes some time. So basically you don't use this method of managing the project phases until you're sure, you're quite sure what are the phases and you're quite sure how to move from one phase to another with minimum change requests and that actually would be a little bit hard, especially when we know that uncertainty at the beginning of the project is at its highest degree.

Another preferable way of managing project phases is the Iterative and Incremental Life Cycle. As the name implies, using the Iterative and Incremental Life Cycle, you plan to do iteration while moving from one phase to another, it's included in your plan that you are going to go back to iterate and to fine-tune the the phase before moving forward. So without the need for formal change requests, you do the iteration and you do and you do the incremental planning and managing of you project.

One variant of the Iterative and Incremental Life Cycle is the Adaptive Life Cycle, or we call it the Change-Driven or Agile Project Management. It's again a variant of the Iterative and Incremental Life Cycle. In this variant, we include a high level of customer intervention and interaction with us. So in management of the project, there would be more iterations to take place with the presence of the customer to make sure that we meet his expectations in the project. So that makes the Agile Method now the preferred way of managing projects because you are sure now that you are well targeting the customer's expectations and he's moving with you along the project and making sure that everything is okay from the customer perspective.

10 questions

Test your knowledge

Section 4: Project Management Processes for a Project
02:23

Learn what a process is and what is the difference between project management processes and product oriented processes

02:10

Understand how the five processes of project management interact

05:47

Have a look at the big picture; the 47 colored project management process. This is your way to succeed in the PMP test and in real life

10 questions

Test your knowledge

Section 5: Initiating Process Group
00:50

What are the processes in the intiating process group and why they're needed

05:53

Learn the process of developing a document that formally authorizes the existence of a project and provides the project manager with the authority to apply organizational resources to project activities

07:30

Learn the process of identifying the people, groups, or organizations that could impact or be impacted by a decision, activity, or outcome of the project, analyzing and documenting relevant information regarding their interests, involvement, inter-dependencies, influence, and potential impact on project success

10 questions

Test your knowledge

Section 6: Planning Process Group
02:06

Learn the basic concept in project planning

08:25

Learn the process of defining, preparing, and coordinating all subsidiary plans and integrating them into a comprehensive project management plan. The project’s integrated baselines and subsidiary plans may be included within the project management plan

10 questions

Test your knowledge

05:51

Learn the process of developing appropriate management strategies to effectively engage stakeholders throughout the project life cycle, based on the analysis of their needs, interests, and potential impact on project success

5 questions

Test your knowledge

07:08

Learn the process of creating a scope management plan that documents how the project scope will be defined, validated, and controlled

09:45

Learn the process of determining, documenting, and managing stakeholder needs and requirements to meet project objectives

07:10

Learn the process of developing a detailed description of the project and product. The key benefit of this process is that it describes the project, service, or result boundaries by defining which of the requirements collected will be included in and excluded from the project scope

04:11

Learn the process of subdividing the project deliverables and project work into more manageable smaller components

04:38

Use a simple software WBS Chart Pro, to create your WBS of the project

15 questions

Test your knowledge

01:16

Get to know the six processes a project managers uses to come up with his schedule management plan and schedule baseline

04:50

Learn the process of establishing the policies, procedures, and documentation for planning, developing, managing, executing, and controlling the project schedule.

03:50

Learn the process of Identifying the specific actions to be performed to produce the project deliverables

11:06

Learn the process of identifying and documenting relationships among the project activities

04:46

Learn the process of estimating the type and quantities of material, human resources, equipment, or supplies required to perform each activity

06:55

Learn the process of estimating the number of work periods needed to complete individual activities with estimated resources

19:18

Learn the process of analyzing activity sequences, durations, resource requirements, and schedule constraints to create the project schedule model

07:34

Learn the process of analyzing activity sequences, durations, resource requirements, and schedule constraints to create the project schedule model

15 questions

Test your knowledge

03:50

Learn the process that establishes the policies, procedures, and documentation for planning, managing, expending, and controlling project costs

04:25

Learn the process of developing an approximation of monetary resources needed to complete project activities

08:48

Learn the process of aggregating the estimated costs of individual activities or work packages to establish an authorized cost baseline

10 questions

Test your knowledge

14:16

Get to know the basic concepts and approaches of qaulity management

13:31

Learn the process of identifying quality requirements and/or standards for the project and its deliverables, and documenting how the project will demonstrate compliance with relevant quality requirements

15 questions

Test your knowledge

06:35

Learn the process of identifying and documenting project roles, responsibilities, required skills, reporting relationships, and creating a staffing management plan

5 questions

Test your knowledge

09:10

Learn the process of developing an appropriate approach and plan for project communications based on stakeholder’s information needs and requirements, and available organizational assets

7 questions

Test your knowledge

03:49

Get to understand what is a risk, what are risk characteristics, and what are the risk management processes for a project

04:11

Learn the process used to define how to conduct risk management activities for a project

05:50

Learn the process to determine which risks may affect the project and documenting their characteristics

05:01

Learn the process to prioritize risks for further analysis or actions by assessing and combining their probability of occurrence and impact

12:48

Learn the process of numerically analyzing the effect of the identified risks on the overall project objectives

05:46

Learn the process of developing options to enhance opportunities and reduce threats to projects objectives

10 questions

Test your knowledge

01:16

Learn what are the procurement processes in your project

08:07

Learn the process of documenting project purchasing decisions, specifying the approach and identifying potential sellers

5 questions

Test your knowledge

Section 7: Executing Process Group
01:53

Learn what are the executing processes in a project and what is the primary role of a project manager while executing his project

02:53

Learn the process of leading and performing the work defined in the project management plan and implementing approved changes to achieve the project’s objectives

04:01

Learn the process of auditing the quality requirements and the results from quality control measurements to ensure that appropriate quality standards and operational definitions are used

11:45

Learn the process of confirming human resource availability and obtaining the team necessary to complete project activities, the process of improving competencies, team member interaction, and overall team environment to enhance project performance and the process of tracking team member performance, providing feedback, resolving issues, and managing team changes to optimize project performance

03:46

Learn the process of creating, collecting, distributing, storing, retrieving, and the ultimate disposition of project information in accordance to the communications management plan

02:27

Learn the process of communicating and working with stakeholders to meet their needs/expectations, address issues as they occur, and foster appropriate stakeholder engagement in project activities throughout the project life cycle

03:20

Learn the process of obtaining sellers responses, selecting a seller and awarding a contract

10 questions

Test Your knowledge

Section 8: Monitoring & Controlling Process Group
01:19

Learn the processes of monitoring and controlling, and the benefit of them

03:48

Learn the process of tracking, reviewing, and reporting project progress against the performance objectives defined in the project management plan

02:16

Learn the process of reviewing all change requests; approving changes and managing changes to deliverables, organizational process assets, project documents, and the project management plan; and communicating their disposition

03:27

Learn the process of formalizing acceptance of the completed project deliverables and the process of monitoring the status of the project and product scope and managing changes to the scope baseline

03:24

Learn the process of monitoring the status of project activities to update project progress and manage changes to the schedule baseline to achieve the plan

12:07

Learn the process of monitoring the status of the project to update the project budget and managing the changes to the cost baseline

01:56

Learn the process of monitoring and recording results of executing the quality activities to assess performance and recommend necessary changes

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Instructor Biography

Bayhas Al Sawady B.Sc., PMP, MCSE, MCT, QMS, BRIDGE Consulting Co. Founder and CEO

Email: bayhas@hotmail.com Phone: 00201112268144

Eng. Al Sawady, Founder of BRIDGE Consulting Co, an IT and business management consulting practice that spans the Middle East, with successful track records including hundreds of projects successfully delivered and PMP certified trainees.

In 1996 and before graduation from his university, Eng. Bayhas Al Sawady started his career as a professional trainer in MS Office products.

In 2000, Eng. Bayhas Al Sawady obtained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and in the same year, he obtained his credentials as Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and Microsoft Certified Trainer.

Eng. Al Sawady started working as a project manager for big clients in the Middle East such as Saudi Airlines, and the Royal Commission for Jubail in Yanbu in 2003.

He has obtained his credential as a Project Management Professional in early 2006, and since then started training on project management.

Eng. Al Sawady continued working as a project manager and project management consultant for different organizations and executives until 2009, when he founded BRIDGE Consulting Co.

Eng. Al Sawady is a leader by nature, who knows how to set vision for the team and inspires them towards achieving it, focusing mainly on "Lead By Example" concept and making sure of providing team with the required mentoring and coaching

He is also a compelling speaker, trainer and professional presenter.

Eng. Al Sawady speaks English, French, German and of course Arabic, so feel free to direct your questions in any of these languages.

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