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Our exam prep and strategy self-paced programs cover an array of project management disciplines and prepare you for highly regarded certification tests. Awarding valuable PDUs and CEUs, the courses span introductory and intermediate topics.


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Register now buttonAgile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep
LOCATION: Online
ESTIMATED LENGTH: 21 hours
ACCESS TIME: 180 days
PRICE: $549, all materials included. Potential discounts available, including: Military, UD student or alum, 2 or more (group).
2.1 CEUs | 21 PDUs

This intermediate-level course is designed to prepare learners for the Project Management Institute®’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. As such, participants should have some experience in Agile project management prior to enrolling. The course begins with Agile basics and Agile applications lessons, before continuing on to cover the key tools, techniques and strategies the PMI® has listed as important for Agile practitioners to understand to achieve their certification.

LEARNER OUTCOMES
  • Identify the similarities and differences among Agile methodologies.
  • Describe the stages of the Agile development cycle and identify the factors that promote project success.
  • Understand how to apply specific tools and techniques to successfully complete Agile projects.
  • Understand the interrelationships of tasks, activities and practices in Agile projects.
  • Understand the specific roles and responsibilities of team members and enhance interaction on Agile teams.
  • Successfully complete the PMI-ACP® certification exam.
  • Effectively lead and work with Agile teams.
NOTES
  • After successful completion, students will receive 21 PDUs/contact hours to qualify to take the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course, and scoring a minimum of 70% (84 points out of a possible 120 points) on the second 120-question practice test.
  • Learners who pass this course’s final assessment (practice exam No. 2) with a score of 70% or higher (84 points out of a possible 120 points) on their first attempt, but who do not pass the PMI-ACP® exam, will be able to take the Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep course again for free. To be eligible, students must take the PMI-ACP® exam within 45 days of completing the course and passing the practice exam.
  • Students must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

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Register now buttonCAPM® Exam Prep Course
LOCATION: Online
ESTIMATED LENGTH: 23 hours
ACCESS TIME: 180 days
PRICE: $549, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition not included. Potential discounts available, including: Early registration, Military, UD student or alum, 2 or more (group).
2.3 CEUs | 23 PDUs

This project management program builds successful project managers at all levels of the organization. It supplies comprehensive preparation for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam, including exam-taking tips, 25 comprehensive module quizzes and two full-length, 150-question practice exams covering the areas of interest from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Sixth Edition, which will provide a report to help you determine your areas of weakness.

If seeking Project Management Institute (PMI®) certification, learners enrolling in this exam prep course should be planning to sit for PMI’s sixth edition exam.

LEARNER OUTCOMES
  • Recognize how enterprise environmental factors and organizational process assets affect how projects can be managed.
  • Explain the five stages of a project life cycle and illustrate how these stages can overlap in time.
  • Demonstrate how to create a project management plan with subsidiary plans for each of the knowledge areas and explain how progressive elaboration and integrated change management can keep these documents effective and relevant.
  • Explain the overlapping nature of project activities and practice project integration management to coordinate the various project management processes.
  • Illustrate how a project’s various baselines, including scope, cost, schedule, quality, risk, procurement and others, are determined, planned for and managed.
  • Recognize how to effectively manage human resources and communicate with all stakeholders.
  • Explain the key methods used to estimate project schedule and cost at the beginning of a project and to forecast cost and schedule variances at any time during the project.
  • Identify key project stakeholders and continuously engage them in appropriate project activities.
  • Describe how the project management knowledge contained in the PMBOK® Guide can be used in practice.
NOTES
  • After successful completion, students will receive 23 PDUs/contact hours to qualify to take the PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course and scoring a minimum of 70% on the second 150-question practice test.
  • Learners who pass this course’s final self-assessment (practice exam No. 2) with a score of 70 or higher on their first attempt, but who do not pass the PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam, will be able to take the CAPM® Exam Prep Course again for free. To be eligible, students must take the PMI® CAPM® exam within 45 days of completing the course and passing the practice exam.
  • Participants 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 (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition. (The PMBOK® Guide is not included in the cost of this course and must be purchased separately.)
  • This course has an “Ask the Expert” feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
  • The course also allows you to submit a question via the “Ask the Expert” link, providing access to project managers who will assist with any problems you may have within 24-48 hours.
  • Students must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

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Register now buttonCompTIA Project+® Exam Prep Course
LOCATION: Online
ESTIMATED LENGTH: 15 hours
ACCESS TIME: 180 days
PRICE: $250, all materials included. Potential discounts available, including: Military, UD student or alum, 2 or more (group).
1.5 CEUs

Covering the basics of project management, including project overview, project constraints, communication and change management, and project tools and documentation, the CompTIA Project+® Exam Prep Course prepares learners for passing the CompTIA Project+® exam and earning the credential. This certification is great for someone just starting out or looking to break into project management.

LEARNER OUTCOMES
  • Describe the basic properties of a project.
  • Distinguish the various project roles and responsibilities.
  • Break down the common phases of a project life cycle.
  • Summarize basic cost control procedures.
  • Explain the similarities and differences between common organizational structures.
  • Plan and prepare project schedules.
  • Describe the basics of Agile project management.
  • Indicate the value of resource management, including both human and physical resources.
  • Recognize and respond to constraints and influences in a project environment.
  • Identify risks and respond appropriately.
  • Choose the optimal communication methods and procedures.
  • Analyze factors that are influencing project communication.
  • Discuss communication triggers and target audiences.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of change control processes and procedures.
  • Explain various types of organizational change.
NOTES
  • This course has an “Ask the Expert” feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
  • Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

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Register now buttonPgMP® Exam Prep Course
LOCATION: Online
ESTIMATED LENGTH: 25 hours
ACCESS TIME: 180 days
PRICE: $599, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition not included. Potential discounts available, including: Military, UD student or alum, 2 or more (group).
2.5 CEUs | 25 PDUs

This course provides comprehensive preparation for the Program Management Professional (PgMP)® certification exam, including test-taking tips, comprehensive module quizzes and over 200 practice questions covering the areas of knowledge as described in the Project Management Institute®’s Program Management Professional Examination Content Outline.

LEARNER OUTCOMES
  • Explain the overlapping nature of program activities, interdependencies and the five Program Management Performance Domains.
  • Prepare effectively to pass the PMI® PgMP® exam.
  • Illustrate how organizational strategic objectives are related to program management and benefits delivery.
  • Explain how benefits are transferred and sustained effectively.
  • Recognize how to effectively manage resources and communicate with all stakeholders.
  • Identify key project stakeholders and continuously engage them in appropriate program activities.
  • Explain the stages of the program life cycle.
  • Recognize the goal of governance in program management.
  • Recognize best practices in risk management.
NOTES
  • After successful completion, students will receive 25 PDUs/contact hours to qualify to take the PMI® Program Management Professional® exam. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course and scoring a minimum of 70% on the second practice test.
  • Learners who pass this course’s final self-assessment (practice exam No. 2) with a score of 70 or higher on their first attempt, but who do not pass the PMI® PgMP® exam, will be able to take the PgMP® Exam Prep Course again for free. To be eligible, students must take the PMI® PgMP® exam within 45 days of completing the course and passing the practice exam.
  • 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 (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition. (The PMBOK® Guide is not included in the cost of this course and must be purchased separately.)
  • This course has an “Ask the Expert” feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
  • The course also allows you to submit a question via the “Ask the Expert” link, providing access to project managers who will assist with any problems you may have within 24-48 hours.
  • Students must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

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Register now buttonProject Risk Management PMI-RMP® Exam Prep Course
LOCATION: Online
ESTIMATED LENGTH: 30 hours
ACCESS TIME: 180 days
PRICE: $599, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition not included. Potential discounts available, including: Military, UD student or alum, 2 or more (group).
3 CEUs | 30 PDUs

This nine-module risk management course helps educate project managers in identifying and responding to project risk. The course provides comprehensive preparation for the Project Management Institute®‘s PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® certification exam and includes exercises, self-assessments, interactive games and case studies along with exam-taking tips and two full-length, 170-question practice exams covering the required five domains of risk management knowledge: Risk Strategy and Planning, Stakeholder Engagement, Risk Process Facilitation, Risk Monitoring and Reporting, and Perform Specialized Risk Activities. Each module addresses how the content in that domain can be used to improve learners’ risk management practices.

LEARNER OUTCOMES
  • Explain the risk management process as defined by A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
  • Assess stakeholder risk tolerance and manage stakeholder expectations and engagement.
  • Demonstrate key processes for documenting risk information.
  • Discuss the steps in developing a risk management plan.
  • Identify and evaluate relevant risks and their potential impact.
  • Explain the process of creating a risk register.
  • Explain key tools and techniques employed in the qualitative and quantitative analysis of risk.
  • Develop risk response strategies and contingency plans.
  • Discuss how risk response plans are successfully executed.
  • Explain how to monitor and control risk, and use lessons learned to refine risk policies and practices.
  • Recognize best practices in all aspects of risk management.
NOTES
  • Learners who pass this course’s final self-assessment (practice exam No. 2) with a score of 70 or higher on their first attempt, but who do not pass the PMI-RMP® exam, will be able to take the PMI-RMP® Exam Prep Course again for free. To be eligible, students must take the PMI-RMP® exam within 45 days of completing the course and passing the practice exam.
  • This course requires the Project Management Institute®‘s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) Sixth Edition. The PMBOK® Guide is not included in the cost of this course and must be purchased separately.
  • Learners may also find it helpful to use the PMI® Practice Standard for Project Risk Management as support material.
  • This course has an “Ask the Expert” feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
  • Students must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

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