PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP) PREP CLASS

CURRENT SECTION – VIRTUAL LIVE CLASS

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:  April 6 – May 6, 2021

SCHEDULE:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30‐6:30 PM; Saturday 9:00 am to noon (excluding April 10); All times are in Central Daylight Time

CLASS FEE:  $995

CLASS DETAILS

Included in the class:

  • 35 hours of PMP training ‐ geared toward what you will need to know for the exam
  • An interactive / live class delivered via Zoom
  • Class documents available on a Google Drive
  • Team and individual activities ‐ similar to classroom type activities

Student supplied Materials – Required:

If you are a member of PMI, you may obtain a digital copy for free or 50% off a printed copy

  • Crosswind Study Materials – sold in a combo pack (retail price $149.99)
    • PMP Exam workbook: Crosswind Learning – PMP Exam Bootcamp Manual
    • PMP Exam simulation: Crosswind Learning – Exam Simulation Application

As a student in this class, you are eligible for discounts on the Crosswind materials

       Click here for ordering information

SCHEDULE

PROPOSED VIRTUAL CLASS SESSION SCHEDULE

Date Class Times Knowledge Area Crosswind

Chapter(s)

PMBOK

Chapter(s)

April 6 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:30 pm

·         Class Overview

·         The Business Environment

1, 2

3

1, 2
April 8 Thursday

3:30 to 6:30 pm

·         Roles & Organizations

·         Role of the Project Manager

·         Resource Management

4

5

3

9

April 10 Saturday

9:00 to 12:00 pm

No Class
April 13 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:30 pm

·         Stakeholder Management 6 13
April 15 Thursday

3:30 to 6:30 pm

·         Communication Management

·         Agile and Hybrid

7

8

10

Appendix X3

April 17 Saturday

9:00 to 12:00 pm

·         Integration Management 9 4
April 20 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:30 pm

·         Scope Management 10 5
April 22 Thursday

3:30 to 6:30 pm

·         Schedule Management 11 6
April 24 Saturday

9:00 to 12:00 pm

·         Cost Management 12 7
April 27 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:30 pm

·         Quality Management 13 8
April 29 Thursday

3:30 to 6:30 pm

·         Risk Management 14 11
May 1 Saturday

9:00 to 12:00 pm

·         Procurement Management 15      12
May 4 Tuesday

3:30 to 6:30 pm

·         Taking the Exam

·         Wrap up

1,2 Part 2
May 6 Tuesday       Make up day if needed

Recommended Pre‐work:

NOTE: Below is a summarized list of class pre‐work. Contact Christina Davis, from UMKC, or Lyn Heaton, the instructor, for a detailed check list with instructions and links so you can complete all steps prior to the start of the class.

  • Browse org and find a copy of the PMP Handbook (not a PMBOK) and read it
  • Attend the FREE class information session being held on March 9 at 7 PM CDT
  • Sign up for PMI membership (optional but has benefits)
  • Obtain all required study materials (see Student Supplied Materials section above)
  • Start reading as many chapters of the PMBOK & Crosswind Manual as time permits

‐Be sure to follow the reading order on the class schedule above

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, 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.

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
  • Browse PMI.org, download a copy of the PMP Handbook (not a PMBOK) and read through it
  • 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
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CONTACT

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

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