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Project Management Professional Exam Preparation

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ClassGraphic This class is offered at a newly reduced rate of $1,995 which includes tuition and the Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation 

Why Seek PMP Certification?
The Project Management Professional (PMP)® is the most important industry-­-recognized certification for project managers. You can find PMPs leading projects in nearly every country and, unlike other certifications that focus on a particular geography or domain, the PMP® is
truly global. As a PMP, you can work in virtually any industry, with any methodology and in any location. The PMP also increases your earning potential. PMP certification holders earn 20 percent more than their non-­-certified peers according to Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, Ninth Edition. 

Employers benefit as well. When more than one-­-third of their project managers are PMP-­-certified, organizations complete more of their projects on time, on budget and meeting original goals. (Pulse of the Profession® study, PMI, 2015.) 

Course Description
The CVCC Workforce Solutions PMP Certification Exam Prep Course offers weekly instructor-­-led classes which interactive, comprehensive, and effective. Traditional and virtual on-­-line classes are offered at various times annually. The course features an interactive, personalized path toward success with access to assessments, practice questions, learning modules, quick-­-start videos, study flashcards, post-­-tests, and an online resource center.

Exam Prep Course Content
The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation teaches the tasks within the PMP Process Groups and ten Knowledge Areas. Materials in this course are based on the Project Management Institute’s, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition. These chapters include:
Class Date Chapter Topic
February 27       1 Project Management Concepts
March 6       2 Project Management Framework
March 13       3 Project Management Skills
March 20       4 Integration Management
March 27       5 Scope Management
April 3       6 Time Management
April 10       7 Cost Management
April 17       8 Quality Management
April 24       9 Human Resource Management
May 1     10 Communications Management
May 8     11 Risk Management
May 15     12 Procurement Management
May 22     13 Stakeholder Management
      Exam Prep and Review

Certification Exam Criteria
Applicants must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time they submit their application in order to be eligible to sit for the PMP exam. These requirements are outlined below: 

Who Should Apply?
If you’re an experienced project manager responsible for all aspects of project delivery, leading and directing cross-­-functional teams, then the PMP is the right choice for you. 

Gain and Maintain Your PMP:
• The certification exam has 200 multiple-­-choice questions, and you have four hours to complete it.
• To maintain your PMP, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years.

• Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
• 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
• 35 hours of project management education
• Four-­-year degree
• 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
• 35 hours of project management education
The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the leading not-­-for-­-profit professional membership association for the project management profession. PMI offers and sets the eligibility criteria for eight certifications to include PMP. For additional guidance visit:­-management-­-pmp

PMP Certification Exam Preparation Course (40 Hours)
Class meets Tuesdays, February 27 - May 29, 2018
6pm to 9pm:  Instructor-Led Virtual Course

Course offerings, dates and times, and locations are subject to change without notice.  For up-to-date information, please call the Workforce Solutions office.  Financial Aid funds are limited, and availability of the reduced tuition costs are contingent upon the allocation and availability of state funds for the program. A student’s best option for determining eligibility is to arrange an appointment with Workforce.

This class is offered at a new competitive rate of $1,995.

Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Off Campus

E Hamlett 

CEUs : 4



Registration Closes On
Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/27/2018 - 5/29/2018 Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Lynchburg, Off Campus  Map E Hamlett