Overview of this PMI PMP Course

What you will learn

PMP (Project Management Professional) is a designation given to individuals that have gained the PMP certification. Professionals from over 200 countries have gained the PMP certification which is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

On On 26 March 2018, PMI released an updated version of PMP which reflects new terminology contained in the sixth edition of the PMBOK guide. It also includes new content on Agile/adaptive environments, key concepts, trends, tailoring, strategic and business knowledge as well as the PMI Talent Triangle.

Gaining the PMP certification validates that you have the necessary skills, experience and training to take on complex and large projects. You will not only learn how to control and manage a project, but to make the critical decisions needed when working on a project.

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The PMP course will teach students the following:

  • The life cycles of projects
  • Project Quality Management
  • Scope management
  • Stakeholder Management

Many consider the PMP certification to be the most important in the field of project management as it can be used in conjunction with many other project management methods.

Course Certification Details

PMI PMP Course Assessment

In order to achieve your Project Management Professional (PMP) certification you will be required to meet the education and experience requirements before taking the exam; as well as pass the PMP exam once you have completed this training course. There are two requirements options to choose from:

  • Complete 35 hours of formal project management training (self study does not apply)
  • Secondary diploma (high school or equivalent)
  • Complete 7500 hours directing and leading projects


  • Complete 35 hours of formal project management training (self study does not apply)
  • Four year degree
  • Complete 4500 hours directing and leading projects

Completing this Project Management Professional training course will fulfil the formal training requirements. After you have met the other requirements you will be able to apply for your PMP exam. Once you have passed your PMP exam, you will be awarded the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI.

PMI PMP Course Requirements

You will need a secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree or the global equivalent), 7,500 hours of experience in leading projects and at least 35 hours of project management educational training before you will be able to study the PMP course.

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Career Path Opportunities

The PMI PMP course is suited for anyone looking to work in any of the following roles:

  • Project Manager
  • Programme Manager
  • Project Development Manager
  • Lead Project Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Project Deployment Manager
  • Project Consultant
  • Project Management Instructor
  • Project Analyst
  • Programme Director

Course Curriculum

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Session 1

1A – Course introduction

1B – Projects and project management

1C – Program management

1D – Portfolio management

1E – Project management office

Session 2

2A – Components of the Guide

2B – Organizational Governance

Session 3

3A – Project stakeholder and governance

Session 4

4A – Project integration management

Session 5

5A – Scope and requirements management

5B – Scope management

Session 6

6A – Time management

6B – Estimating

Session 7

7A – Plan cost management

7B – Control costs

Session 8

8A – Project quality management

Session 9

9A – Project resource management

9B – Teamwork

9C – Leadership

9D – Conflict management

9E – Human resource management summary

Session 10

10A – Plan communications management

10B – Information management and reporting

Session 11

11A – Project risk management

Session 12

12A – Project procurement management

Session 13

13A – Project stakeholder management

Session 14

Course quiz

Session 15

Exam simulator

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect from the PMP exam?

The PMP (Project Management Professional) exam comprises of 200 multiple choice questions and you will be given 4 hours to complete the exam.

When, and how, will I receive my PMP certificate?

After passing your PMP exam your certificate will be sent to you via the postal service. You should receive your PMP certificate roughly two months after passing your exam.

What score do I need to achieve to pass the PMP exam?

In order to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam you will need to score a minimum of 106 out of a possible 175 marks. 25 of the 200 exam questions do not count towards your score as they are for research purposes only.

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