This course is held for 3 hours weekly giving a total of 45 contact hours above the 35 hours of project management instruction required to sit the PMP® Exam. If you are taking this course, it is expected that you have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on 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 and highly technical workplace. In this course you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to successfully manage projects. Project managers who have proven skills and experience may find exciting, high-visibility opportunities in a wide range of fields. This course is specifically designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management mastery on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession.
In this course, you will build and manage a team to plan, execute, and complete a project that is aligned to the business environment. You will:
- Create a high-performing team
- Plan and manage the project
- Execute and assess the project work
- Keep the team on track
- Keep the business environment in mind
- Motivated Career Professional
- Practitioner at a supervisory level. Career driven and looking to develop the edge needed to move to the next stage in development goals.
- Career Ascender
- Practitioner at a managerial or senior manager level. Career driven and looking to develop and maintain the skills necessary to achieve personal and team developmental goals
Benefit Statement/Value Proposition
This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience regardless of whether their formal job role is project manager, who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training. The PMP remains the leading project management certification around the world and across industries allowing practitioners to unlock their competitive edge and prove they work smarter. Project professionals in more than 200 countries have earned and maintained their PMP certification. It delivers real value in the form of professional credibility, deep knowledge and increased earning potential. These benefits have staying power. It’s not only a matter of higher potential salaries across the arc of a career. The PMP is about getting credit for what you already know and honing your skills. It’s about pushing yourself to excel—and then being recognized for excellence. In addition those benefits, the median salary for PMP holders in the U.S. is 25% higher than those without PMP certification, according to PMI’s most recent Project Management Salary Survey. This course enables candidates to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, and seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.