PMP Exam Preparation


This class provides an intensive review of the materials based on the Project Management Institute, A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc. quote about courseIt is a combination of (1) taking assessment tests to evaluate where each student needs to focus their final studying and (2) highlighting important areas of study to ensure readiness for the PMP® exam. Students will improve their test-taking skills and knowledge base by completing a Sample Test for each of the PMI Knowledge Areas and Professional Responsibility.


All who need a refresher course in preparation for taking the PMP® or CAPM® Certification exam. Becoming certified is recognition that recipients have met the knowledge, education, and experience requirements of the Project Management Institute (PMI).


  • Framework and Scope
  • Time
  • Cost and HR
  • Quality and Communication
  • Risk
  • Procurement and Integration
  • Ethics and Exam-Taking Hints

It is recommended that the students purchase a PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition, as a reference in advance of the class.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • Instructor identifies knowledge area strengths and weakness of each student during their introduction at the start of the class.
  • Outcome of the class is to enhance how the students approach studying for the exam as well as a comprehensive understanding of the PMBOK® Guide and the inter-relationships between the knowledge areas and the process groups to provide an optimal chance to pass the exam.
  • Class feedback at the end of training asks questions about attendee's readiness for the exam after taking the class. Students are also encouraged to respond to the instructor upon completion of exam.

This approach clearly identifies the needs of the students, helps them to better prepare to take the exam and provides feedback about their success.

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