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Project Management Professional (PMPĀ®) Certification Preparation


PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the preeminent professional credential for individuals associated with project management. This course provides students with the training, the materials and the support to prepare for the challenging PMP examination. Completion of this course qualifies as the formal education requirement to sit for the PMP examination.

To be eligible for the PMP certification, you must first meet specific education and experience requirements and agree to adhere to a code of professional conduct. PMI's education requirements will be fulfilled by successfully completing the UMBC course, but the experience requirements are extensive, and can be referenced more specifically at www.pmi.org. The final step in becoming a PMP is passing a multiple-choice examination designed to objectively assess and measure your project management knowledge.


  • Initiating a Project
  • Planning Your Work
  • Developing Project Schedules, Cost Estimates, and Budgets
  • Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications
  • Analyzing Risks and Planning Risk Response
  • Planning Project Procurement
  • Working the Plan
  • Controlling the Project
  • Closing the Project

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Initiate a project.
  • Plan project work.
  • Develop project schedules, cost estimates, and budgets.
  • Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
  • Analyze project risks.
  • Plan project procurement.
  • Execute project work.
  • Monitor and control project work.
  • Monitor and control project schedule and costs.
  • Monitor and control project quality, staffing, and
  • communications.
  • Monitor and control project risks and contracts.
  • Close the project.


In order to sit for the PMP examination, applicants must meet certain experience and education requirements. These include:
  • At least a four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent) and at least three years (or 4,500 hours ) of project management experience leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education, or;
  • A high school diploma (or global equivalent) with at least five years (or 7,500 hours) of project management experience leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

Professional Development Units (PDU's)

Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded 42 PDU's by the Project Management Institute.


5 days (8 day option also available)

Tuition includes the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), Roadmap to PMP, and a one year audit privilege. PMBOK, PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Course Outline

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Session Dates Session Time Location Price Registration
06/09 - 06/13/2014 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Columbia $2195.00
07/12 - 09/06/2014 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Columbia $2195.00
09/22 - 10/29/2014 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday & Wednesday
Online $2195.00

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