BTII Institute Project Management 


Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Preparation Course Description

Associated Certification: Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification

Course Description: If you are taking this course, you may be embarking on or furthering a career in professional project management. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced workplace.

Course Length: 5.0 days

Course Objective: You will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects.

Target Student: This course is designed for persons who have on the job experience performing project management tasks and who are not certified project management professionals. The course is appropriate for persons who wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with project management concepts and some working experience on projects.
Performance-Based Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe professional project management.
  • Initiate a project and plan project work.
  • Develop project schedules, cost estimates and budgets.
  • Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
  • Analyze risks and plan risk responses.
  • Plan and execute project procurements.
  • Execute, monitor and control project work, project schedule and costs, performance and quality, project risks and procurements.
  • Close the project.

PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.