Course Descriptions

VT01 - PMP® Certification Preparation Course (56 PDUs)

This Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Preparation Course thoroughly prepares students for the 5th edition PMI® certification exam, including both material in PMI®'s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and to review essential general management topics. The course systematically follows the path of a project through initiation, planning, execution, control and closing, encompassing the 47 processes described in the 5th edition PMBOK® Guide. Upon successful completion, a continuing education certificate for 56 contact hours (5.6 continuing education units) will be awarded.

The cost for attending includes texts, course materials, unlimited access to online modules and test bank questions and upon successful completion, a certificate showing 56 PDUs from PMI® (5.6 continuing education units) will be awarded. In addition, all students become members of the Course's PMP® Forever program, giving them access to tutorials to continue to learn and earn Professional Development Units (PDUs), required to maintain their certification.

You will learn how to:

  • Evaluate the financial merits of a proposed project
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Establish budget and schedule baselines
  • Identify risks and developing a response plan
  • Plan and conduct communications to project stakeholders
  • Create and execute quality planning
  • Turn assigned staff members into a cohesive project team
  • Establish performance measurement against project baselines
  • Manage changes to the project
  • Plan and manage procurements
  • Apply Ethical and professional responsibilities

The emphasis of the course is to thoroughly prepare students for the PMI® certification exam, including both material in PMI®'s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and to review essential general management topics. The course is complete with explanations, examples and references to provide insight into numerous tangential topics.

The program is offered face to face as eight consecutive eight-hour weekday or Saturday classes and as a self-paced 100% Online course, It systematically follows the path of a project through initiation, planning, execution, control and closing, encompassing the 47 processes described in the 5th edition PMBOK® Guide. Upon successful completion, a continuing education certificate for 56 contact hours (5.6 continuing education units) will be awarded.

VT02 - PMP® Certification Preparation Course (35 PDUs)

This Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Preparation Course thoroughly prepares students for the 5th edition PMI® certification exam, including both material in PMI®'s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and to review essential general management topics. The course systematically follows the path of a project through initiation, planning, execution, control and closing, encompassing the 47 processes described in the 5th edition PMBOK® Guide. Upon successful completion, a continuing education certificate for 35 contact hours (3.5 continuing education units) will be awarded.

The cost for attending includes texts, course materials, unlimited access to online modules and test bank questions and upon successful completion, and a certificate showing 35 PDUs from PMI® (3.5 continuing education units) will be awarded. In addition, all students become members of the Course's PMP® Forever program, giving them access to tutorials to continue to learn and earn Professional Development Units (PDUs), required to maintain their certification.

You will learn how to:

  • Evaluate the financial merits of a proposed project
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Establish budget and schedule baselines
  • Identify risks and developing a response plan
  • Plan and conduct communications to project stakeholders
  • Create and execute quality planning
  • Turn assigned staff members into a cohesive project team
  • Establish performance measurement against project baselines
  • Manage changes to the project
  • Plan and manage procurements
  • Apply Ethical and professional responsibilities

The emphasis of the course is to thoroughly prepare students for the PMI® certification exam, including both material in PMI®'s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and to review essential general management topics. The course is complete with explanations, examples and references to provide insight into numerous tangential topics.