Course Summary
Credit Type:
1 week (40 hours) or 2 weeks (40 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 project management


The course objective is to provide an intensive review of the subject matter tested on the Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP) examination. This course provides a summary review of the nine knowledge areas and five process groups covered in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide). The program is specifically designed to maximize the probability that the student will solidify the concepts to succeed in passing the PMP examination the first time.

Learning Outcomes:

  • complete the application to sit for the Project Management or the CAPM certification exam
  • initiate projects, budget projects, manage personnel, make changes to projects underway, and close out projects
  • initiate domains, plan domains, execute domains, monitor domains, and close out all project domains

General Topics:

  • Project management fundamentals
  • Project initiation
  • Planning the project
  • Executing, monitoring and controlling the project
  • Project close-out
  • Introduction and PMP program overview
  • Project management framework
  • Project scope management
  • Project time management
  • Project procurement management
  • Project risk management
  • Project communication management
  • Professional responsibility
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials