Project Management


The Project Management Professional (PMP®) is one of the credentials offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) of USA. With more than half a million members and credential holders in over 170 countries, PMI® is the leading membership association for the project management professional. The PMP® credential demonstrates an individual’s expertise in project management,
leadership and communication skills crucial to the planning and execution of a project.

Course Syllabus

Introduction to PMP and Overview

  • What is PMP and PMI all about
  • Salient features of P5 (Projects, Programs, Portfolio, Processes and Products)
  • Project Management Office (PMO)
  • The Triple Constraints (Six in number)
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Organization Structure- Types and analysis
  • Project Life Cycle vs. Product Life Cycle
  • Project Life Cycle Management and Hierarchy

Project Management Processes

  • Project Life Cycle vs. Project Management Process vs. Project Management Activities
  • The Five Project Management Process Groups and Ten Knowledge Areas cover 47 project management processes
  • Process Groups, Knowledge Areas and Project Management process Mapping
  • Analysis of a Business case and Business need
  • What happens in Each Process Groups
  • Roles and Responsibilities

PMP Process Details

  • What is Project Integration Management
  • Development of a Project Charter and its key role
  • The Key role of Project Manager, Project Team and Project Sponsor
  • Project Selection Methods
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Define Activities
  • Develop Schedule
  • Cost accounts or control accounts and its benefits
  • The Project Cost Management Processes
  • Estimate Costs
  • What is Quality?
  • What is Quality Management and the key roles involved?
  • Introduction to Six Sigma
  • Develop Human Resource Plan
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team
  • Conflict Management
  • What is Communication
  • Communication Methods, Technology and Channels
  • Basic Communication Model
  • The Communication Management Knowledge Area
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • What is Risk
  • How is risk calculated, Utility theory introduction
  • Risk Categorization
  • What is a Contract Centralized vs. Decentralized Contracting
  • What is Project Stakeholder Management
  • Importance of Stakeholder Management

Professional and Social Responsibility

  • Responsibility: Ensure Individual Integrity
  • Respect: Contribute to Project Management Knowledge Base
  • Honesty: Enhance self-Professional competence
  • Fairness: Promote Stakeholder collaboration
  • General comments and common pitfalls
  • A few sample case studies and professional responsibility and its benefits

Final Project

After comprehending the PMP framework, a final project will be completed by all the students in which they will apply what they learned to make a real world application.

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