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Course Description

If you are taking this course, you probably have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on a career in professional project management. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today’s fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to successfully manage projects. 

Project managers who have proven skills and experience can find exciting, high-visibility opportunities in a wide range of fields. This course is specifically designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management mastery on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession. 

The Center's project management classes offer professional development units (PDUs) and satisfy the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® classroom requirements for the Project Management Professional (PMP)®  certification. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), Saint Louis University Workforce Center has been approved by PMI to issue PDUs for our courses.

Students attending this course will receive the bestselling books: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and Rita Mulcahy’s PMP® Exam Prep.

* The PMI Authorized Training Partner official seal is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Course Outline

  • Creating a High-Performing Team
    • Build a Team
    • Define Team Ground Rules
    • Negotiate Project Agreements
    • Empower Team Members and Stakeholders
    • Train Team Members and Stakeholders
    • Engage and Support Virtual Teams
    • Build Shared Understanding About a Project
  • Starting the Project
    • Determine Appropriate Project Methodology/Methods and Practices
    • Plan and Manage Scope
    • Plan and Manage Budget and Resources
    • Plan and Manage Schedule
    • Plan and Manage Quality of Projects and Deliverables
    • Integrate Project Planning Activities
    • Plan and Manage Procurement
    • Establish Project Governance Structure
    • Plan and Manage Project/Phase Closure
  • Doing the Work
    • Assess and Manage Risks
    • Execute Project to Deliver Business Value
    • Manage Communications
    • Engage Stakeholders
    • Create Project Artifacts
    • Manage Project Changes
    • Manage Project Issues
    • Ensure Knowledge Transfer for Project Continuity
  • Keeping the Team on Track
    • Lead a Team
    • Support Team Performance
    • Address and Remove Impediments, Obstacles, and Blockers
    • Manage Conflict
    • Collaborate with Stakeholders
    • Monitor Relevant Stakeholders
    • Apply Emotional Intelligence to Promote Team Performance
  • Keeping the Business in Mind
    • Manage Compliance Requirements
    • Evaluate and Deliver Project Benefits and Value
    • Evaluate and Address Internal and External Business Environment changes
    • Support Organizational Change
    • Employ Continuous Process Improvement

Additional Information

PMP ® Testing Requirements:

–       Secondary Degree, 60 months leading projects, and 35 hours project management education

          OR

–       4-year degree, 36 months leading projects, 35 hours project management education

All PM experience must have been accrued within the last eight consecutive years unless stated otherwise.

CAPM ® Testing Requirements:

–       Secondary degree AND 

–       23 hours Project Management education

SLU's Course Kit (included in the course fee):

  • The PMBOK® Guide
  • Official  2021 PMI® Curriculum
  • Online Portal for realistic exams

Prerequisites

  • PMM100 Project Management Essentials,
  • PMM250 Leading Project Teams,
  • PMM350 Managing Scope, Schedule and Cost,

Duration

35 Hours | 5 Days or 10 Nights

Testimonials

"Cheryl did a great job in making sure everyone understood the topic." - Mastercard

"Instructor and resources have been very helpful." - Mastercard

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, W
Time
5:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jun 14, 2021 to Jul 14, 2021
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
35.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
PMP Exam Fee - $555 $555.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, W
Time
5:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Aug 02, 2021 to Sep 01, 2021
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
35.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
PMP Exam Fee - $555 $555.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Aug 23, 2021 to Aug 27, 2021
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
35.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
PMP Exam Fee - $555 $555.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 09, 2021 to Nov 23, 2021
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 30, 2021 to Dec 14, 2021
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
35.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
PMP Exam Fee - $555 $555.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
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