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:  August 15 – September 12, 2020

TIME:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-7:30 PM; Saturdays, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM excluding Saturday, September 5.  All times Central time zone.

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:  TBD, or when class fills.  Class cap = 15 students

INFO WEBINAR:  Attend the FREE class information meeting being held on July 30 at 5:30 PM central time


Class Schedule:

Date Class Times Knowledge Area PMBOK & RMC


Aug. 15 Saturday

9:00 am to noon

0.      Class & Exam Overview

1.      Project Mgmt Introduction

RMC Chapter 1

Chapters 1,2,3

Aug. 18 Tuesday

4:30 to 7:30 pm

2.      The Project Manager

3.      Integration Management

PMBOK Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Aug. 20 Thursday

4:30 to 7:30 pm

4.      Stakeholder Management Chapter 13
Aug. 22 Saturday

9:00 am to noon

5.      Scope Management   Chapter 5
Aug. 25 Tuesday

4:30 to 7:30 pm

6.      Schedule Management Chapter 6
Aug. 27 Thursday

4:30 to 7:30 pm

7.      Resource Management Chapter 9
Aug. 29 Saturday

9:00 am to noon

8.      Communication Management Chapter 10
Sept. 1 Tuesday

4:30 to 7:30 pm

9.      Cost Management Chapter 7
Sept. 3 Thursday

4:30 to 7:30 pm

10.  Risk Management Chapter 11
Sept. 5 Saturday NO CLASS
Sept. 8 Tuesday

4:30 to 7:30 pm

11.  Procurement Management Chapter 12
Sept. 10 Thursday

4:30 to 7:30 pm

12.  Professional Responsibility

13.  Quality Management

RMC Chapter 14

Chapter 8

Sept. 12 Saturday

9:00 am to noon

14.  The Standard by Process Group

15.  The Exam and Beyond

PMBOK part 2 RMC Ch. 1&15

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, number of participants, and materials needed.

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


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.

  • Browse, download a copy of the PMP Handbook (not a PMBOK) and read through it
  • Attend the FREE class information meeting being held on July 30 at 5:30 PM central time
  • Sign up for PMI membership (optional)
  • Obtain a copy of the PMBOK 6th edition ( download available to PMI members)
  • Access the class’s Google Drive to obtain additional information
  • Read the first 4 chapters of the PMBOK, then additional chapters as time permits
Continuing Education Sign Up
What courses interest you? *


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

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 |