How It Works

3.5 CEUs, equivalent to 35 Contact Hours/PDUs
PMP certification is recognized around the world, helps project managers earn higher salaries, and gives them access to more job opportunities because they stand out from the crowd. PMP certified PMs are also more likely to be chosen to work on more interesting projects. Join us to prepare for the PMP or CAPM exam so you can take your work to next level and meet your professional and personal goals.
Start Dates Available:
Feb 10, 2020 | Aug 3, 2020
Cost:
$939 (No required fees or books to purchase, but purchasing PMBOK 6th ed. is highly recommended)
Duration:
4 weeks

Meet Your Instructors

Orlando Olmo, PMP, (instructor for February section of the course) is the President of Olmo Weinman Consulting, LLC. He has more than 30 years of program and project management experience in defense and private industry. He possesses expertise in the areas of strategy and strategic alignment, change management, process improvement, leadership and stakeholder engagement. Orlando has managed programs and projects in: Airport Operations, Aviation Human Factors, Construction, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Safety & Risk Management. He is a retired US Navy veteran with 25 years of service.

Tom Parker, PMP, (instructor of August section of the course) is a Senior Project Manager at Nike, certified ScrumMaster, and SAFe Agilist. He has been in senior project management roles and has taught PMP Exam prep for more than a decade. Prior to his PM work, he got a degree in Finance and worked as a Deloitte consultant for 7+ years. Additionally, he’s an avid motorcycle rider, filmmaker, Board Chair at NW Documentary, and co-organizer of Portland’s annual PDX Motorcycle Film Festival.

The Curriculum

PMP/CAPM Exam Prep Intensive
This course introduces the framework of the PMBOK 6th edition before more deeply covering each knowledge area—from scope, scheduling, and integration to cost and quality management, communications, and procurement. Our instructors have been through the PMP process themselves, so they are able to give you advice based on their first-hand experiences. We also include 3-month licenses for exam-prep practice test software.

Topics Include:

  • Tips for applying for the exam
  • Dealing with common challenges
  • The formulas you need to know to pass
  • Risk assessment for decision making
  • Stakeholder management
  • Properly allocating and tracking your project’s resources

 

Who Should Register:

  • Experienced Project Managers who want to take their skills to the next level
  • Project Managers who want to do better work 
  • Anyone who works in a field that heavily relies on Project Management approaches, including: Technology, Military, Healthcare, Engineering, Construction, Banking & financial services, Law, Education, & others 

Learning Format

We provide a more interactive and visually engaging learning experience than you’ll find in many online course environments.
The format of this class is fully online, instructor-led, pass/no pass, and can be taken as part of the certificate or independently. Certificate courses can be taken in any order unless otherwise noted.
Industry Experts
You'll experience optional live sessions with your instructor and other experts and have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the subject.
Active Learning
Learn content deeply through varied case studies, topical readings, infographics and other visuals, and hands-on exercises.
Engaged Classrooms
Build your knowledge repository with weekly quizzes, open group discussions, and even the occasional debate.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

PMP/CAPM Exam Prep Intensive
Devote 8-9 hours/week
Apply knowledge to your real life
Do the extra work when you can
Be prepared to learn from each other