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PMI REP 1419

PMP Exam Preparation ®

Discover top tips to prepare yourself to sit for the PMP® Exam and earn 35 PDUs

Fully revised and updated to (PMBOK® Guide) 5th edition 9 – 13 February 2014 The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE 23 – 27 March 2014 Grand Hyatt Hotel, Doha, Qatar 7 – 11 September 2014 Park Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Top 3 Benefits 1. Review the essential project management skills and techniques required for successful projects and discover how they relate to PMP® certification 2. Gain an in-depth understanding of each component of the PMP® certification examination and significantly improve your chances of passing the grueling PMP® Exam on your first attempt 3. Develop complete familiarity with the structure of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), its process groups, processes and knowledge areas, and how they all interconnect, as well as what is most important so that you can plan your study time to make the most of it This is NOT a course for beginner project managers wanting to learn project management basics.

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The Project Management Institute (PMI) The Project Management Institute is more than just a volunteer professional organisation – it is an industry authority and the global leader in the field of project management. PMI was founded in 1969 in the US and there are currently more than one million members and credential holders, including over half a million certified PMP’s globally. PMI professionals come from virtually every major industry including aerospace, automotive, business management, construction, engineering, financial services, information technology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, government and telecommunications. PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is the pre-eminent professional credential for individuals associated with project management. Since 1984, PMI has been dedicated to developing and maintaining a rigorous, examination-based, professional certification programme to advance the project management profession and to recognise the achievements of individuals. In 1999, PMI became the first organisation in the world to have its certification programme attain ISO9001 recognition.

Project Management Professional (PMP)® PMI’s Project Management Professional certification is the project management credential of choice across a vast array of industries and companies. By attaining the PMP credential, you demonstrate to the world that you have mastered essential project management skills and knowledge. Your name is also included in the largest and most prestigious group of certified professionals in the project management community internationally. If you enjoy the prestige that comes from being the best in your field, then you’ll appreciate the professional advantages derived from attaining PMP® status. The PMP® designation following your name tells current and potential employers that you have a solid foundation of project management knowledge that can be readily applied in the workplace.

PMP® Requirements To be eligible for the PMP® certification, you must first meet specific education and experience requirements and agree to adhere to a code of professional conduct. The final step in becoming a PMP® is to pass a multiple-choice examination designed to objectively assess and measure your project management knowledge. This computer-based examination is administered globally and measures the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques that are utilised in the practice of project management. In addition, those who have been granted the PMP® credential must demonstrate an ongoing professional commitment to the field of project management by satisfying PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements Programme. For more information, please visit www.pmi.org The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered service and collective mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Meet Your Expert Course Director Edward Shehab PMP, PgMP, CSSGB, PMOC, CBAP Edward Shehab is an accomplished expert with over twenty year’s experience in the field of project and programme management, business process analysis and design, as well as operational and organisational excellence. He has worked in the USA and the Middle East, providing consulting and training for many global and regional organisations in different sectors including government, town planning, engineering, consumer products, information technology, systems integration and new product development. Since 2008, he has been based in Dubai, providing consulting and training services to project professionals in the Middle East and Gulf region, covering such topics as project management, risk management and programme management. Prior to coming to the UAE, Edward held several high ranking leadership positions in the USA with many of the large organisations such as GE, Gillette (P&G), Philips Electronics, Analog Devices, Teradyne, Fidelity Investments and Bank of America, to name a few. He served in varying management roles ranging from operations to projects to leading high performance PMOs. He is an expert at assessing and designing custom methodologies for portfolio, project, and programmes, creating and setting up new and strategically aligned PMOs, as well as building efficiency through the use of Six Sigma, business process and organisational modelling, and requirements management. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® from PMI, certified Program Management Professional (PgMP)® from PMI, Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) from The IIBA, Project Management Office Certified (PMOC), and a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB), he holds a Master of Science degree in “Management of Programs and Projects” and a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, both from the USA. He is fluent in English and Arabic.

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PMP Exam Preparation

9 – 13 February 2014 The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE

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23 – 27 March 2014 Grand Hyatt Hotel, Doha, Qatar 7 – 11 September 2014 Park Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Course Timings Registration will be at 07.30 on the first day of the course. Course sessions will start promptly at 08.00 and end at 14:30. There will be breaks for refreshments at approximately 10:30 and 12:30 and lunch will be served at the end of each day’s session

Course Overview

Course Outline

This PMP® Exam certification training course will prepare you for the certification exam by reviewing the latest Edition of the (PMBOK® Guide) in full detail, including the process groups, knowledge areas, and each and every one of the PM processes. The course will also cover other project, business and management topics that regularly appear on the exam. The course will clarify the key concepts and techniques that every project management professional should know in order to manage projects successfully.

Day One

All delegates will be supplied with customised course materials and a course workbook that will help in preparing for the exam. This workbook includes exercises and lots of sample questions that will build your confidence and raise your chances of passing the PMP® Exam on your first attempt.

Course Objectives This course will: • Prepare you to sit for the PMP® Exam and have a higher chance of passing it on the first attempt • Teach you about project management in detail so you can apply it in your own work • Provide an opportunity for you to understand the scope of a project manager’s duties – this is particularly useful for senior managers

Course Format The course is presented by PowerPoint presentations which are explained by the course director, while keeping you engaged via real-life examples and topic discussions. Flip boards and charts will be used to demonstrate key points. Delegates will also be given quizzes at the end of each knowledge area to solidify their knowledge, as well as additional practice questions to take home to help them prepare for the exam.

Who Should Attend? This course is suitable for all project management professionals who wish to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam, including those working in the engineering and construction, IT, telecommunications, maintenance and operations, manufacturing, power, oil and gas, communications and marketing sectors. This is NOT a course for beginner project managers wanting to learn project management basics.

Introduction And Project Management Concepts • Project management context, life cycles, phases, stakeholders • Projects, operations and organizational strategy • Project roles and responsibilities • Organizational influences on project management • The knowledge areas and process groups Project Integration Management • Inputs-processes-outputs of integration management • Developing the project charter • Developing the project plan • Project execution, monitoring and controlling • Integrated change control process • Project closeout Project Scope Management • Planning scope management • Collecting project requirements • Defining project scope and developing the project scope statement • Creating the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) • Validating scope and completed deliverables • Controlling project scope and scope creep

Day Two Project Time Management • The schedule management plan • Defining schedule activities and milestones • Sequencing activities, types of dependencies and relationships, PDMs, network diagrams • Estimation techniques, PERT estimates, identifying and estimating project resource needs • Estimating project duration, developing the project schedule baseline • Critical Path Method (CPM), schedule optimization and control • Special overview of critical path calculations including float, activity early and late start, leads and lags

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Project Cost Management • Developing the cost management plan • Estimating activity costs, types of estimates • Determining project budget and funding requirements • Controlling project costs using Earned Value Management (EV) • Special overview of EV calculations; CPI, SPI, CV, SV, EAC, ETC, trend analysis and forecasting • Special overview of financial concepts; Net Present Value( NPV), opportunity cost, BCR, IRR, sunk costs

• Qualitative risk analysis, probability and impact matrix, risk scores, risk breakdown structure • Quantitative risk analysis, modeling and simulation techniques • Decision trees, Monte Carlo analysis • Risk response planning; strategies for negative and positive risks • Risk response action plans, contingency plans, contingency reserve • Monitoring and controlling project risks

Day Three Project Quality Management • Quality goals and concepts, quality pioneers, PDCA cycle • Quality planning, cost of quality, marginal analysis • Quality management techniques, control charts, six sigma and standard deviation review • Quality assurance, quality audits • Quality control and techniques, cause and effect diagrams, Pareto charts, scatter diagrams Human Resource Management • Role of the project manager in HR, developing the HR plan • Organization charts, RACI, Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM) • Project roles and responsibilities • Staff acquisition and assignment, resource calendars • Project team development, team building, team performance assessment • Managing the project team, conflict management, problem solving • Management and leadership styles, types of power, motivation theory

Day Four Project Communication Management • Types and dimensions of project communication, the communication model • Effective communication and listening, communication blockers • Developing the communications management plan • Managing communications • Controlling communications Project Risk Management • Elements of project risk, risk drivers, types of risks • Stakeholder risk tolerance • Developing the risk management plan • Identifying project risks; SWOT, checklist analysis, diagramming techniques • Developing the risk register

Day Five Project Procurement Management • Procurement planning process, make or buy analysis, source selection • Types of contracts; fixed, cost reimbursable, time and material • Conducting procurement (tender and bid), seller solicitation, proposal evaluation and seller selection • Controlling procurements, contract change control, performance review, audits and inspections • Closing procurements, contract closeout, procurement audits, early termination process • Contract negotiations Project Stakeholder Management • Project stakeholders; identification and analysis • Developing a stakeholder management plan • Managing stakeholder engagement • Controlling stakeholder engagement Professional Responsibility • Legal, ethical, and professional behavior • Balancing stakeholder interests • Code of conduct, cultural issues of international projects PMP® Certification Review • The PMP® certification process • Questions and answers Note *This course does NOT enter you for the exam or allow you to take the exam whilst on the course. You must arrange this yourself, through PMI, after the course, along with any additional study you feel is necessary

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PMP® Exam Preparation

9 – 13 February 2014 • The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE 23 – 27 March 2014 • Grand Hyatt Hotel, Doha, Qatar 7 – 11 September 2014 • Park Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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