Course Description

PMP® certification is the gold standard for Project Management professionals. The course covers new trends, emerging practices, tailoring considerations, and core competencies required of a Project Management professional using the PMBOK Guide - 6th Edition. Placing a greater emphasis on strategic and business knowledge, this course also includes a new section on the role of the project manager in both large and small companies.

This is an on-demand program, so you can begin at any time. There are 35 hours of instructor-led, live classes in this 12-month program. Live classes must be taken within the first three months. After three months, they will still be available, but as recordings. The recordings are available for 12 months. Self-paced materials are available immediately following enrollment and remain accessible for 1 year from the enrollment date.

Course Outline

  • Section 1: Introduction
  • Section 2: Create a Higher Performance Team
    • Lesson 01: Build a Team
    • Lesson 02: Define Team Ground Rules
    • Lesson 03: Negotiate Project Agreements
    • Lesson 04: Empower Team Members and Stakeholders
    • Lesson 05: Train Team Members and Stakeholders
    • Lesson 06: Engage and Support Virtual Teams
    • Lesson 07: Build a Shared Understanding About a Project
    • Lesson 08: Case study
  • Section 3: Start the Work
    • Lesson 01: Determine Project Methods and Practices
    • Lesson 02: Plan and Manage Scope
    • Lesson 03: Plan and Manage Budget and Resources
    • Lesson 04: Plan and Manage Schedule
    • Lesson 05: Plan and Manage Quality of Products and Deliverables
    • Lesson 06 :Integrate Project Planning Activities
    • Lesson 07: Plan and Manage Procurement
    • Lesson 08: Establish Project Governance Structure
    • Lesson 09: Plan and Manage Project Closure
    • Lesson 10:Case study
  • Section 4: Do the Work
    • Lesson 01: Assess and Manage Risks
    • Lesson 02: Execute Project to Deliver Business Value
    • Lesson 03: Manage Communications
    • Lesson 04: Engage Stakeholders
    • Lesson 05: Create Project Artifacts
    • Lesson 06: Manage Project Changes
    • Lesson 07: Manage Project Issues
    • Lesson 08: Ensure Knowledge Transfer
    • Lesson 09: Case study
  • Section 5: Keep the Team on Track
    • Lesson 01: Lead a Team
    • Lesson 02: Support Team Performance
    • Lesson 03: Address and Remove Impediments
    • Lesson 04: Manage Conflict
    • Lesson 05: Collaborate with Stakeholders
    • Lesson 06: Mentor Relevant Stakeholders
    • Lesson 07: Apply Emotional Intelligence
    • Lesson 08: Case study
  • Section 6: Keep the Business Environment in Mind
    • Lesson 01: Manage Compliance Requirements
    • Lesson 02: Evaluate and Deliver Project Benefits and Value
    • Lesson 03: Evaluate and Address Business Environment Changes
    • Lesson 04: Support Organizational Change
    • Lesson 05: Employ Continuous Process Improvement
    • Lesson 06: Case study

Learner Outcomes

  • Learn the work breakdown structure
  • Learn resource allocation
  • Learn Gantt charts
  • Learn mathematical project scheduling models
  • Learn project cost estimating
  • Learn cost management
  • Learn engineering economics
  • Learn leadership skills


How the course is taught: 

  • A sequence of scheduled live online sessions totaling 36 hours of class time with supplemental self-paced lessons that are available on demand
  • 4 simulation test papers (180 questions each)
  • Experiential learning through case studies
  • Access to digital materials from PMI
  • Video recordings of live instruction sessions and the self-paced course content remain available on demand for 12 months
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime


You should have a secondary degree (i.e. high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent) with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects along with 35 hours of project management education.
You should have a four-year degree with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects along with 35 hours of project management education.
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Section Title
AMU PMP® Certification - Training & Exam Prep (incl. live online instruction)
Section Schedule
On Demand
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
PCE-BUSN450 non-credit $1,199.00
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