The Prime Project Management Professional curriculum content is based on the Project Management Institute (PMI®) "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge", 5th Edition.
The Prime Project Management Professional curriculum introduces advanced level project coordination techniques within the areas of organization, resource management, quality assurance, and internal and external team communication. The course content is based on the project management knowledge areas defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). The courses, which may be taken in any order, offer experienced project managers and team members a dynamic learning experience to sharpen their professional skills. The final course of the curriculum is especially useful, as it provides comprehensive reinforcement of knowledge attainment through a series of sample test items covering each of the categories defined by the PMBOK® Guide.
Certification: PDU Credits: 46 PDUs
Skill Level: Intermediate & advanced level
Target Audience: Professionals who need to manage or work on a project, PMP® candidates.
If you intend to pursue the option of PMP® Certification (i.e. apply for and complete the exam), you will need to buy a copy of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. Our courses refer to material in this book from time to time.
Here is a complete informational listing of the courses in the Prime Project Management Professional curriculum.
|3 hrs||Project Integration Management||This course provides strategies to align project plans with organizational goals and details the steps to create a change control system that will maintain this synchronization.|
|3.5 hrs||Project Scope Management||This course describes methods to control the size and complexity of a project.|
|4 hrs||Project Time Management I||This course helps learners to identify specific project activities and document any interdependencies.|
|3 hrs||Project Time Management II||This course details several techniques for managing project schedules, including activity duration estimates, schedule development, and change management.|
|2.5 hrs||Project Cost Management||This course identifies the processes needed to estimate costs and allocate budgets to individual work items.|
|5 hrs||Project Quality Management||This course describes methods, such as control charts, cause and effect diagrams, and Pareto diagrams, which can be used to monitor project compliance to relevant standards.|
|2 hrs||Project Human Resource Management||This course provides learners with a methodology to identify and document staffing requirements for a project. The second part of the course includes in-depth descriptions of staff acquisition techniques and suggestions to enhance project team performance.|
|3 hrs||Project Communications Management||This course helps learners to define the information and communication channels for the all of the stakeholders associated with the project, including performance reports and other administrative processes.|
|3 hrs||Project Risk Management||This course provides techniques to identify, evaluate, and respond to conditions or activities that can adversely affect the project.|
|3 hrs||Project Procurement Management||This course describes the processes used to acquire goods and services from external resources, including bid solicitation, selection, contract administration, and closure activities.|
|2 hrs||Project Stakeholder Management||This course describes the processes used to perform stakeholder analysis and managing stakeholder engagement.|
|7 hrs||PMP® Certification Preparation||This course reviews and reinforces the knowledge requirements of the PMI® Project Management Professional certification exam.|