Prepare for Project Management Certification
The PMP Course at UMUC
Are you a project manager pursuing your Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification? University of Maryland University College's Center for Professional Development offers convenient continuing education training to get you ready for the certification exam.
Achieve professional status with a certification that proves you meet the industry’s standards for education and training and also helps to prepare you for career advancement.
What You'll Learn: This 5-day course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive review of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), the industry standard reference that covers the functional management areas typical of almost all projects.
Our PMP exam prep course is based on the PMBOK Guide—Fifth Edition, published by the Project Management Institute and providing the essential tools of project management that can be applied—and deliver results—in any type of organization. The ten knowledge areas covered in the Guide are
- Project Integration Management
- Project Scope Management
- Project Time Management
- Project Cost Management
- Project Quality Management
- Project Human Resource Management
- Project Communications Management
- Project Risk Management
- Project Procurement Management
- Project Stakeholders Management (added in 5th edition)
What You'll Learn: This 3-day course is designed to give you the fundamental knowledge, processes and terminology as defined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide that are required to perform as an effective project management.
The CAPM certification offers recognition to practitioners who are starting a career in project management as well as project team members who wish to demonstrate their project management knowledge. This certification denotes that the individual possesses the knowledge in the principles and terminology of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), the standard of project management's generally recognized good practices.
Individuals who contribute specialized skills to a project team can benefit from this certification by allowing them to align their work with that of project managers. The knowledge practitioner gains from earning the CAPM certification can be applied to the on-the-job experiences, which help develop growing levels of competence in the practice of project management. Individuals who carry the CAPM designation after their name enjoy a high level of creditability from PMP credential holders, project managers, employers and peers.
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