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PMP® Comprehensive Review Course

This two-day course is intended to provide project managers with essential information in order to self-prepare and successfully pass the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

FIU is uniquely qualified to support students in their PMP exam preparation. We have a comprehensive suite of project management courses and are approved by PMI as a Registered Education Providers (REP) to train project managers to obtain Professional Development Units (PDU). The REP credential is granted only to organizations that meet stringent criteria for course content, structure and presentation.

The emphasis of the course is to help students anticipate the range of knowledge and information that is tested by the PMP exam. Armed with this background on the exam process and content, students can undertake the exam confidently.

Highlights

In this course, we will help you identify your personal strengths and weaknesses relative to the demands of the PMP exam. We assess your knowledge of the five process groups and nine knowledge areas. This analysis will allow you to focus your training on your specific needs by domain and process area. You will know exactly where to concentrate your study efforts and time in order to master the required materials.

Through lectures, practice exams, and practical exercises, we address the key concepts, terms, and principles covered by the PMP exam. In addition, you will become familiar with the format and makeup of the exam.

    Unique Features

    Our teaching objective is to position you to effectively plan and execute your personal study program to pass the PMP® Certification Exam the first time.

    • Clarify knowledge base addressed by the PMP exam process
    • Practice questions especially the "situational " questions to become familiar with the format, content, and key terminology
    • Receive study tips and encouragement
    • Earn PDU credits

    Participants

    Participants in this course are expected to be thoroughly familiar with the PMBOK and project management methods. This is a test preparation course intended for persons preparing for the PMP exam not those that desire a basic project management course.

    For more information about program courses, faculty, schedule, tuition, location, and registration, visit our detailed program information.

      Program Courses

      Day 1:

      • Project Integration Management
      • Project Scope Management
      • Project Quality Management
      • Project Time Management
      • Project Cost Management

      Day 2:

      • Project Risk Management
      • Project Procurement Management
      • Project Human Resources Management
      • Project Communications Management
      • Professional Responsibility
      • Study Hints and Exam Information
      • Practice Test

      Faculty

      Ruth Elswick, PMP
      Senior Instructor, PM College

      In addition to teaching the PM College curriculum, Ruth Elswick contributes her extensive project management experience in course development and instructor mentoring.

      Elswick gained her project management experience working within FDA-regulated industries. She has held various project management positions for major pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device organizations. Prior to joining the PM College, she was president of Elswick Project Management, Inc., providing consulting and training services to Fortune 500 companies such as Baxter Healthcare, Dade International, Warner Wellcome, IBM, Motorola, AT&T and UPS. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina, and a Master's from East Carolina University. She currently serves as Honorary Chair of Education and Certification for the South Florida PMI chapter.

      Stoyanka Petrova, DBA, MS, BIT

      Stoyanka Petrova has over 18 years experience in Information Technology industry holding leadership positions in project management and software development, for Fortune 500 companies, managing large complex global projects.  As an adjunct faculty, she teaches Project Management, Process Analysis, Enterprise Information Systems, Web Management and Database Management courses at Florida International University. In addition, Ms. Petrova has taught Systems Analysis and Design, Project Management, Web Design, Software Development and Web Performance, Databases, Office Integration and Automation, Security and Business Recovery courses in the last 7 years at Jones College and Supply Chain Management (eBusiness, eCommerce, eMarketing) at University of Phoenix. She has built and taught leading courses in Web Design and Multimedia department, as a lead technology instructor at the Miami International University of Arts and Design.

      Ms. Petrova serves the Board of Directors at International Association for Management of Technology and she is actively involved in the Organizational and Leadership Committees. She has presented research paper at IAMOT 2009 conference “Management of Green Technology” a topic for Green Project Management and chaired R&D sessions at IAMOT 2011 conference "Technology and the Global Challenges: Security, Energy, Water, and the Environment"; in IAMOT 2013 conference presented paper “Modeling scenarios for smart grid components manufacturers with risk and performance evaluation”.

      Schedule

      To Be Announced.

      Tuition

      The program fee of $ 4,195 and includes tuition and instructional materials. The fee is subject to change and is payable in advance.

      Location

      Classes are held at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus, located at 11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami. This location is convenient and easily accessible from the Florida Turnpike and the S.W. 8th Street Exit. Directions

      Register

      To Be Announced.

      Class size is limited. We encourage you to register early to reserve your place in the class.

      By telephone

      Please call our office at 305-348-4217, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and we will take your registration and payment information. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card.

      In person
      Come to the Office of Professional and Executive Education, Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and we can process your application. Our location is College of Business Administration, 11200 S.W. 8th Street, CBC 223, Miami, Florida 33199-0001.

      Once you have registered, you will receive an email confirming your place in the program.

      Registration and Withdrawal Policies

      Payment Policy: Program fees are due in full upon acceptance into the program.

      Substitution Policy: Qualified substitutes for participants can be accommodated with advance written notice.

      Withdrawal Policy: Due to costs associated with establishing, holding, and replacing participant slots, the following guidelines will be implemented:

      • 1 week prior the program: the participant will be charged 50% of the program fee.
      • 2 - 4 weeks prior the program: the participant will be charged 25% of the program fee.
      • The remainder of the above mentioned will be transferred to another program upon receipt of written notice.

      Note: Florida International University reserves the right to change, without notice, any statement in this bulletin concerning, but not limited to, curricula, courses, faculty, tuition, fees, policies and rules. If course or curriculum changes take place after you begin the program, we will make every effort to implement the changes in your best interest.