Mastering Project Management with PMP Prep
Across industries, Project Management Professional (PMP®) is the leading certification for associate-level project managers. This 100% online course will teach you project management techniques and best practices based on the Project Management Institute's (PMI) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). By course completion, you will be fully prepared to sit for and pass the PMP certification exam.
Mastering Project Management with PMP® Prep
- Learn advanced project management concepts and definitions
- Understand project selection and proposal processes
- Know how to evaluate projects and take appropriate next steps
- Know how to select, plan, execute, control and complete projects
- Prepare to take and pass the Project Management Institute PMP® certification exam
There are no specific prerequisites for taking this course.
- Project Justification
- Project Strategy
- Project Definition
- Activity Definition
- Activity Estimating
- Estimating Resources
- Schedule Development
- Procurement Planning
- Risk Management
- Budgeting & Baseline
- Understanding Stakeholders
- Begin Project Execution
- Statusing & Forecasting
- Project Recovery
- Project & Phase Closing
- Overview of PMP Exam
This course is 100% online. Start any time.
A study by the Anderson Economic Group (AEG) found that worldwide demand for project managers is projected to grow by 33% by 2027. This translates to a need for up to 22 million new project managers.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), project coordinators and managers earn an average of $67,280 per year. Project managers with specialized technical skills command salaries in excess of $100,000 per year, according to the PMI.
Project Management FAQs
WHAT DOES PROJECT MANAGEMENT INVOLVE?
While the scope of a “project” depends on the industry, projects are generally understood to be a series of activities that results in a specific outcome, product or achievement. Project managers are tasked with overseeing the people, processes, timeline and resources needed to complete to a project.
IS CERTIFICATION NECESSARY FOR A PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAREER?
Certification verifies that a project manager has a defined set of skills needed to launch and guide a project. Data from the Project Management Institute indicates that PMP® holders can earn on average $10,000 per year more than their non-certified counterparts.
WHAT ARE THE BEST CERTIFICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGERS?
The best project management certification depends on one’s current professional experience, so the best certification for entry-level project management professionals will differ from the best credential for senior project managers. However, the Project Management Professional is widely considered the premiere credential for associate-level project management professionals.
WHAT ARE THE LEADING INDUSTRIES FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAREERS?
Although nearly every industry needs project managers, technology, construction, manufacturing, professional services, energy and healthcare are especially strong sectors for project management careers.
Anna Smith has worked in the field of human resources for 30 years and has taught at the university level for over 20 years. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Spalding University, a master's degree in management from Webster University, and a Master Online Teaching certificate from the University of Illinois. She is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional. Her experience spans many areas of human resources, including recruitment, labor relations, and affirmative action plans.
Helene K. Liatsos
Helene K. Liatsos is a business advisor and QuickBooks Certified Advisor with more than 25 years of experience. She consults for a range of companies, from travel agencies to startups. The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded her company Home Office Management Experts the 2004 Home-Based Business of the Year. Helene holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University.