PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP) PREP CLASS

CURRENT SECTION – ONLINE

CLASS GOAL:  Gain an understanding of the project management concepts, terms, processes, and scenarios that are required content for the PMP Certification Exam in this 35 hour Online course.

DATES:  March 31-April 30, 2020

TIME:  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30PM-6:00PM; Saturdays from 9:30AM-12:00PM

LOCATION:  Synchronous, Online instruction via Zoom; Google Drive

MATERIALS:  Obtain a copy of the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) 6th Edition, either digital or physical.  Obtain a copy of Rita Mulcahy’s PMP Exam prep book, 9th edition, either physical or digital.

UMKC provides:  Synchronous, live instruction via Zoom; Exam simulation software from Crosswind; Process placemat (mailed to you); Access to instructor materials and slides via Google Drive; a Certificate of completion which can be used to fulfill the 35 hour education requirement needed to sit for the PMP exam.

FEE:  $895

DEADLINE:  Sign up by Friday, March 27 or when class fills.  Class cap = 15 students

ONLINE CLASS SESSION SCHEDULE

Date Class Times Knowledge Area PMBOK & RMC

Chapters**

March 31 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

0.      Class & Exam Overview RMC Chapter 1
April 2 Thursday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

1.      Project Mgmt Introduction

2.      The Project Manager

Chapters 1,2,3

PMBOK Chapter 3

April 4 Saturday

9:30 to 12:00 pm

3.      Integration Management Chapter 4
April 7 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

4.      Stakeholder Management Chapter 13
April 9 Thursday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

5.   Scope Management Chapter 5
April 11 Saturday

9:30 to 12:00 pm

6.       Schedule Management Chapter 6
April 14 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

7.       Resource Management Chapter 9
April 16 Thursday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

8.       Communication Management Chapter 10
April 18 Saturday

9:30 to 12:00 pm

9.      Cost Management Chapter 7
April 21 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

10.  Risk Management Chapter 11
April 23 Thursday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

11. Procurement Management Chapter 12
April 25 Saturday

9:30 to 12:00 pm

12.   Professional Responsibility RMC Chapter 14
April 28 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

13.   Quality Management Chapter 8
April 30 Thursday

3:30 to 6:00 pm

14.   The Standard by Process Group

15.   The Exam and Beyond

PMBOK part 2 RMC Ch. 1&15
CAN’T MAKE IT TO OUR NEXT CLASS? HOLD A CUSTOM CLASS FOR YOUR OFFICE

SCHEDULE: Determine a convenient schedule through consultation with SCE Continuing Education. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the class documenting 35 class hours.

FEE: Fee is dependent on location, duration and schedule, and number of participants. The course fee includes exam study manual, exam simulation, process placemat and instructor handouts.

LOCATION: Hold the course remotely, or at your office site, or hold the class on the UMKC Campus in the SCE executive education classroom.

INSTRUCTOR

Lyn Heaton, PMP

Lyn Heaton has been active in the Project Management field for more than 30 years, both as a Project Manager and an educator.  She has provided project management training to various corporations, the U.S. Army, and UMKC.

Lyn worked for 19+ years in the Telecommunications industry at Sprint Nextel.  She held the position of Project / Program Manager in various departments including Network Services, Information Services, Finance, and Marketing.  During that time she worked on many of their multi-million dollar projects.  Before moving to Overland Park, Lyn was an instructor of computer science courses at Austin Community College in Austin, TX.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Lyn is an active member of the Kansas City Chapter of PMI, previously serving on their board of directors as the VP of Professional Development. She has helped to teach or facilitate PMP Prep training for the chapter since 2007.  She received her PMP in 2001 and holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University.

RECOMMENDED PRE-WORK
  • Read the first four chapters of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) v6 sections as you can in the order listed in the Knowledge Areas above
  • Explore the PMP Exam Certification page at PMI.org. Read the Certification Handbook & Code of Conduct, and Exam Content Outline you can find there. The page is available under the Certification tab on the PMI.org home page or at the following link: http://www.pmi.org/certification/project-management-professional-pmp.aspx
  • Access the class Google Drive to obtain additional information
  • View a recording of the PMP class info webinar that was held on March 10 (class Google Drive)

Free PMBOK Download:

If you become a member of PMI and pay your dues, your membership will allow you to download your own version of the PMBOK 6th Edition.  Membership is NOT required to sit for the exam, however it does have benefits.

To download PMBOK 6: LOGIN at PMI.org, click on the PMBOK tab on the top of the page.

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CONTACT

For questions or to schedule a custom PMP Prep course at your office (groups of 10 or more) contact Christina Davis.

Christina S. Davis, M.S.

Director of Continuing Education

School of Computing and Engineering

University of Missouri-Kansas City

547C Flarsheim Hall, 5110 Rockhill, Kansas City, MO 64110

816-235-1262 | scecontinuinged@umkc.edu