TECU 0032: Project Management Professional

Meet PMI exam requirements Upon successful completion of this certificate program, participants who meet PMI exam requirements will be prepared to take the PMP exam.

Program Overview

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is the profession's most globally recognized and respected certification credential based on the Project Management Institute's (PMI) well-known Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Upon successful completion of this certificate program, participants who meet PMI exam requirements will be prepared to take the PMP exam. Topics covered include project integration, scope, time management, cost management, project control, human resource management, risk management, quality management, procurement management, communications management, professional responsibility, and PMP test preparation.


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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  •  Initiating
    •  Analytical skills
    • Benefit analysis techniques
    • Elements of a project charter
    • Estimation tools and techniques
    • Strategic management
  • Planning
    • Change management planning
    • Cost management planning, including budgeting tools and techniques
    • Communications planning
    • Contract types and selection criteria
    • Estimation tools and techniques
    • Human resource planning
    • Lean and efficiency principles
    • Procurement planning
    • Quality management planning
    • Requirements gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, and focus groups)
    • Regulatory and environmental impacts assessment planning
    • Risk management planning
    • Scope deconstruction (e.g., WBS, Scope backlog) tools and techniques
    • Scope management planning
    • Stakeholder management planning
    • Time management planning, including scheduling tools and techniques
    • Workflow diagramming techniques
  • Monitoring and Controlling
    • Performance measurement and tracking techniques (e.g., EV, CPM, PERT, Trend Analysis)
    • Process analysis techniques (e.g., LEAN, Kanban, Six Sigma)
    • Project control limits (e.g., thresholds, tolerance)
    • Project finance principles
    • Project monitoring tools and techniques
    • Project quality best practices and standards (e.g., ISO, BS, CMMI, IEEE)
    • Quality measurement tools (e.g., statistical sampling, control charts, flow-charting, inspecting, assessment)
    • Risk identification and analysis techniques
    • Risk response techniques
    • Quality validation and verification techniques
  • Executing
    • Continuous improvement processes
    • Contract management techniques
    • Elements of a statement of work
    • Interdependencies among project elements
    • Project budgeting tools and techniques
    • Quality standard tools
    • Vendor management techniques
  • Closing
    • Archiving practices and statutes
    • Compliance (statute/organization)
    • Contract closure requirements
    • Close-out procedures
    • Feedback techniques
    • Performance measurement techniques (KPI and key success factors)
    • Project review techniques
    • Transition planning technique

In addition to domain-specific knowledge and skills, these specifications include a set cross-cutting knowledge and skills used in multiple domains. The Cross-Cutting Knowledge and Skills list is found in the section on Cross-Cutting Knowledge and Skills of the PMI PMP Examination Content Outline.

Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost.
The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.


36 hours

Estimated Cost

$5,250 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $4,725)

Ways to Learn



3.60 CEUs

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