PMP & CAPM Exam Preparation
Drexel University’s Continuing Professional Education offers online courses that provide the necessary skills to successfully run a project. You will focus on the key principles of project management in the real world, and gain the tools, best practices and techniques needed for achieving project success and leading a team. These courses feature interactive activities, such as flashcards, vocabulary games and simulations, to take advantage of the online format. In addition, an "Ask the Expert" feature allows you to submit questions to an expert in the field, who typically responds within 24 hours.
Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam prep
Each of the following 90-day, self-paced project management courses covers a section in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) to prepare you for the Project Management Institute® PMP® exam.
Explore some of the organizational issues surrounding project management and review the application of different project management methodologies, concepts and and strategic objectives.
Familiarize yourself with the five project management process groups and 10 project management knowledge areas that PMI® sorts all project activities into. You also study several approaches to the project life cycle, and master the assignments and documents that must be in place before a project can begin.
Learn how creating relationships among project processes can keep activities coordinated and on track for success. You also work on project plans and documents that can help you manage, monitor and control your projects.
Define both project and product scope, and learn how to create the scope baseline—your guide for determining project activities. Additionally, you will create a work breakdown structure, avoid uncontrolled growth, and how to formally accept project deliverables and move on the next steps.
Create and analyze project time estimates and build a working project schedule to ensure that work will be completed as quickly, efficiently and effectively as possible.
Learn how to estimate and control project costs, manage earned value management activities, and respond to budget overages.
Construct quality assurance processes that ensure your team's outcomes meet the needs of stakeholders.
Make the most of your project processes through effective people management. You learn how to bring together the best staff, define roles and responsibilities in project documentation and lead a team.
Master the tools for effective, successful communication between internal teams and stakeholders to maximize your project capabilities and outcomes.
Complete your goals on budget and on schedule by learning how to identify and define the risks related to your project and implement PMI-tested and proven methods for managing and averting risk.
Guarantee results by understanding and selecting the optimal contract and agreement types for each procurement transaction in your project.
Initiate, develop and nurture your relationships with internal and external stakeholders to enhance your project outcomes. You also learn how to define the role of stakeholders, such as a sponsor or customer, in determining general and specific details of the project.
Prepare for certification with five process group assessments, as well as two 200-question practice exams, which cover the PMI® standard, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).You also study the exam's structure and requirements.
Gain comprehensive preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)®certification exam including exam-taking tips, 26 comprehensive module quizzes, five process group tests, and two full-length, 200-question practice exams covering the areas of interest from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide), which will provide a report to help you determine your areas of weakness.
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) exam prep
Build successful project managers at all levels of your organization and gain comprehensive preparation for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification exam. CAPM® Exam Prep Course
This course is based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) 6th edition. If seeking PMI certification, learners enrolling in this exam prep course should be planning to sit for PMI's 6th edition exam.
Project Management Course Catalog