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Mastering Project Management with PMP Prep

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Become a Project Management Professional (PMP®)

Across industries, Project Management Professional (PMP®) is the leading certification for associate-level project managers. This 100% online course will teach you project management techniques and best practices based on the Project Management Institute's (PMI) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). By course completion, you will be fully prepared to sit for and pass the PMP certification exam.

Job Outlook for Project Managers

A study by the Anderson Economic Group (AEG) found that worldwide demand for project managers is projected to grow by 33% by 2027. This translates to a need for up to 22 million new project managers.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), project coordinators and managers earn an average of $67,280 per year. Project managers with specialized technical skills command salaries in excess of $100,000 per year, according to the PMI.


Project Management FAQs

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  • While the scope of a “project” depends on the industry, projects are generally understood to be a series of activities that results in a specific outcome, product or achievement. Project managers are tasked with overseeing the people, processes, timeline and resources needed to complete to a project.

  • Certification verifies that a project manager has a defined set of skills needed to launch and guide a project. Data from the Project Management Institute indicates that PMP® holders can earn on average $10,000 per year more than their non-certified counterparts.

  • The best project management certification depends on one’s current professional experience, so the best certification for entry-level project management professionals will differ from the best credential for senior project managers. However, the Project Management Professional is widely considered the premiere credential for associate-level project management professionals.

  • Although nearly every industry needs project managers, technology, construction, manufacturing, professional services, energy and healthcare are especially strong sectors for project management careers.

Course Objectives

Learn advanced project management concepts and definitions

Understand project selection and proposal processes

Know how to evaluate projects and take appropriate next steps

Know how to select, plan, execute, control and complete projects

Prepare to take and pass the Project Management Institute PMP® certification exam

Prerequisites and Requirements

There are no specific prerequisites for taking this course.

This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

  • Introduction

    Project Justification

    Project Strategy

    Project Definition

    Activity Definition

    Activity Estimating


    Estimating Resources

    Schedule Development

    Procurement Planning

    Risk Management

    Budgeting & Baseline

    Understanding Stakeholders

    Begin Project Execution

    Statusing & Forecasting

    Project Recovery

    Project & Phase Closing

    Overview of PMP Exam


Nikki Choyce

Nikki Choyce, PMP has been involved in the project management field for almost 20 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and very active in the project management community. She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, and Telecommunications. She has worked with Microsoft Project for over 10 years.

Erica Kiwan

Erica Kirwan has more than 15 years of experience in process and project management. Previously, Kirwan served as Senior Project Manager for a Fortune 200 financial services company. She earned an Advanced Project Management Certification from Stanford University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and a Master of Public Administration.


Registration and Enrollment

This course is 100% online.

Start any time with 6 months to complete.