Project Management Professional (PMP)® Foundation Course

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PMP Foundation Course
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Our PMP Foundation course focuses on the highlights of the PMP certification, as well as summary level subject matter and key points pertaining to the PMP Domains and Knowledge Areas.

The material in the online PMP course is designed to be used as an overview of the PMP certification; complementary to live class instruction; or as a refresher course for existing credential holders. This is not an exam prep course.

For the PMP® Exam (latest version)

PDUs and Contact Hours

Earn 30 PDUs, Not valid for Contact Hours

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PMP Foundation Curriculum, Designed for On-Demand Learning

Course Milestones 1 - 7:

  • Course Introduction
  • Ethics, Ground Rules, & Charters
  • Building Teams, Stakeholders & Organization Structures
  • Team Performance, Facilitation, & Meetings
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making & Training
  • Objectives, The Business Case, & Scope

Course Milestones 8 - 14:

  • All About Project Requirements
  • Agile Requirements
  • Traditional Life Cycles
  • Agile Life Cycles
  • Project Scheduling
  • Cost Management
  • Quality Management

Course Milestones 15 - 20:

  • Scaling Techniques for Agile
  • Integration Management
  • Understanding Project Procurement
  • Risk Management
  • Communications Management
  • Project Leadership

Included in this PMP Overview Course

Over 30 Hours of Interactive Lessons and Material, Available On-Demand

Each course milestone contains interactive training lessons filmed in studio quality, designed for On-Demand learning and busy schedules. Complete the entire curriculum in order, or re-visit training lessons as many times as you like.

Earn 30 PDUs (Not valid for Contact Hours)

Are you an existing PMI Credential Holder? This course is a perfect way to get up to speed on the latest PMP concepts, while earning valuable PDUs.
Please note: This course is not valid for Contact Hours needed for new PMP exam takers.

In-Depth Agile Planning Activities

This course includes practical, hand's on activities to reinforce Agile concepts. Included exercises will train you to prepare and refine a product backlog; plan your sprints; and track project tasks.

250+ Printable PMP Course Slides

Over 250 printable course slides are included, providing students with explanations that reinforce course lessons, focus on critical areas from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) , and summarize important Agile concepts.

Chapter Quizzes to Test Your Knowledge

Chapter questions are used to test your knowledge following each course lesson. The quizzes in this course also provide detailed explanations for each question and answer to reinforce your understanding.

Commonly Used Project Formulas

Whether you're calculating a project's Schedule Performance Index (SPI) or important cost indicators, we include all the formulas you'll need from the PMBOK® Guide.

PMP Earned Value Management (EVM) Exercises

Includes multiple, in-depth Earned Value Management (EVM) exercises that will help you fully understand the concepts covered in the PMBOK® Guide. Based on sample projects, you will be guided on how to solve a host of EVM metrics and provided with detailed solutions.

Critical Path Exercises

Use sample project tasks to reinforce crucial Critical Path knowledge from the PMBOK® Guide. Draw network diagrams, create network paths, identify critical paths, and determine float for project activities. These activities include theoretical scheduling concepts and put them into practice.

Quick Map of Project Processes

Quickly see all project processes in context with this map view. Project processes are clearly laid out across each project phase to provide a visual understanding.

PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Area Tips

Full of targeted concepts broken down by Knowledge Area, this guide explains key ideas from the PMBOK® Guide. A fantastic refresher for those reinforcing their PMP knowledge.

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Detailed Online PMP Course Curriculum

Below is the detailed curriculum covered by this PMP Foundation course. Students will come away with a thorough understanding of project management through the perspective of PMI and the latest PMP concepts.

Chapter 1 - Course Introduction

  • What is Covered
  • Project Example: The Acme Widget Factory
  • People Domain Tasks and Enablers
  • Basic Definitions

Chapter 2 - Ethics, Ground Rules, & Charters

  • PMI’s code of conduct
  • Team Charters
  • Basic ground rules
  • Project charters & Product Visions
  • Service Level Agreements

Chapter 3 — Building Teams, Stakeholders & Organization Structures

  • How Teams Are Built
  • PMOs
  • c) Organizational Structures
  • Stakeholder Basics
  • Stakeholder Management Tools
  • - Stakeholder Registers
  • - RAM & RACI
  • - Grids
  • - Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix
  • - Onion Diagrams
  • - Salience Model
  • - Agile Tools for Stakeholders

Chapter 4 — Team Performance, Facilitation, & Meetings

  • Team Performance Terms
  • Requirements Prioritization Methods
  • Conflict Resolution & Speed B. Leas Model
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Facilitation Basics
  • Brainstorming Techniques
  • Value Stream Mapping

Chapter 5 — Problem Solving

  • Basic Problem Solving
  • Data Gathering
  • Generating Insights
  • Decide What to Do
  • Other Tools

Chapter 6 — Decision Making & Training

  • Decision Making Basics
  • Voting
  • Mind Mapping
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Training Basics
  • Alternative forms of Training
  • Virtual Teams

Chapter 7 — Objectives, The Business Case, & Scope

  • Project Objectives
  • Business Value & the Business Case
  • Project Kickoff
  • Scope Management
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Assessing Value

Chapter 8 — Project Requirements

  • Requirement Types
  • The Requirements Management Plan
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Common Requirements Tools
  • Progressive Elaboration
  • - Rolling Wave Planning
  • - The WBS

Chapter 9 — Agile Requirements

  • Agile Prioritization
  • The Product Backlog
  • Agile Games
  • Personas
  • User Stories
  • The Definition of Done
  • The MVP & MMF
  • The Minimum Business Increment

Chapter 10 — Project Life Cycles

  • Life Cycle Types
  • Waterfall
  • Spiral Development
  • Prototyping

Chapter 11 — Agile Life Cycles

  • Timeboxes
  • WIP
  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Extreme Programming

Chapter 12 — Project Scheduling

  • Scheduling Terminology
  • Estimates
  • Story points
  • Precedence Diagramming
  • Dependencies
  • Leads and Lags
  • The Critical Path Methodology
  • Leveling & Smoothing
  • Product Roadmaps
  • Critical Chain Methodology
  • Other Tools

Chapter 13 — Project Cost Management

  • Cost Management Terms
  • Common Accounting Terms
  • Expected Monetary Value & Decision Trees
  • Earned Value

Chapter 14 — Quality Management

  • Quality Terms
  • PDCA
  • Quality Thought Leaders
  • Variance, Compliance, Escalation, & Audits
  • Other Common Quality Tools
  • Test Driven Development
  • Refactoring
  • Statistics for Project Managers

Chapter 15 — Integration Management

  • Integration Terms
  • Baselines, Logs, & Registers
  • Change Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Issue Management

Chapter 16 — Scaling Techniques for Agile

  • SAFe
  • Nexus
  • LeSS
  • DAD
  • Scrum of Scrums

Chapter 17 — Project Procurement

  • Procurement Terminology
  • Source Selection
  • The Procurement Management Plan
  • Contracting
  • Source Selection Criteria
  • Payments & Negotiated Settlements

Chapter 18 — Risk Management

  • Risk Defined
  • Key Risk Terms
  • Probability and Impact
  • The Risk Register
  • Qualitative vs. Quantitative Risk Management
  • Risk Responses
  • Risk Tools

Chapter 19 — Communications Management

  • Communication Terms
  • Negotiations
  • Dimensions of Communications
  • The Basic Communications Model
  • Didactic Communications
  • Styles of Communications
  • The Communications Management Plan

Chapter 20 — Project Leadership

  • Vision & Mission
  • Management vs. Leadership
  • Servant Leadership
  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Leadership Styles
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Common Theories

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