PMP 1 - Introduction to Project Management

Project Management Guide - Introduction to Project Management is an online study guide to accompany the PMBOK Guide. PMP 1 is part of a series of Project Management Courses that you can take as stand-alone courses or you can take a series of courses to prepare for the PMPĀ® Exam. You will review organizational structure issues and how to select the right project manager. You will also discuss the project management office and how it supports a project and the organization.

PMP 1 - Introduction to Project Management: $79

Course Content

  • Projects in Context: Understanding the Bigger Picture
  • Stakeholders
  • Project Management Office (PMO), Resources, and Influences
  • Organizational Structures
  • Project Life Cycle: Understanding Phases and Project Tendencies
  • Best Practices: Selecting a Project Manager

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To enroll 10 or more employees in PMP 1 - Introduction to Project Management, or to integrate any of our business skills courses with your Learning Management System, submit your request using our contact form or call 1-888-658-6641 during our normal business hours 9:00 am - 5:30 pm EST, M - F. One of our representatives will gladly assist you.

After completing PMP 1 - Introduction to Project Management you should be able to:

  • Explain what a project is and how it can advance organizational goals.
  • Understand the role of the project manager in an organizational setting.
  • Understand how enterprise environmental factors and organizational process assets can affect project management processes.
  • Explain the concept of a project management office (PMO).
  • Explain the relation of projects to sub-projects, programs, and portfolios.
  • Distinguish between functional and projectized organizations and explain how organizational structure can affect project processes and activities.
  • Understand the role of stakeholders in determining general and specific details of the project charter.
  • Understand the project life cycle and its common trends and patterns.
  • Define and explain fast tracking.
  • Identify key characteristics of successful project managers.

This course is intended for learners who have some project management experience and need an online study guide to accompany the PMBOK Guide.

  • Access Time: 90 days
  • Average Completion Time: 3-4 hours
  • Prerequisites: Learners should have some experience in project management and will need to have access to the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide).
  • Format: Self-paced online course
  • Fee: $79.00
  • Course Credit: 0.5 CEUs
  • Online, self-paced course
  • Open enrollment 24/7/365
  • No prerequisites
  • Interactive review exercises
  • Professional videos with complete transcripts
  • Ask the Expert feature - Submit questions directly to our experts
  • CEU Certificate

Access Time: You will have full access to PMP 1 - Introduction to Project Management for 90 days.

Completion Time: Completion time is dependent on several factors. The average completion time for this class is 3-4 hours. A student's prior knowledge, Internet connection speed, reading comprehension, optional exercises and videos all contribute to how quickly students complete our courses.

Certificate: An average test score of 70% is required to complete PMP 1 - Introduction to Project Management. Upon successful completion of this online course, you will be able to print your certificate including CEUs instantly.

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