Providing the training you need to succeed in today's project environment

Name of Course: PMP® Program Introduction

Course Number: 2169-JTC840

This program gets you started on the path towards PMP® certification, the most recognized industry certification for project management professionals today. It explains the pre-requisites for sitting for the exam, including experience and education requirements as well as what is involved in the application process. Attendees will receive assistance with study plans and will take a 50 question sample test which can be used to determine the individual's strengths and weaknesses in the areas of project management covered on the exam. Each participant will receive a PMBOK® Guide Third Edition.

Target Audience:
Project management professionals who are interested in taking the PMP® Exam.

Pre-Requisities: None

Duration: 1/2 day

PDUs: 4 PDUs


  • Review of the PMP® program
  • Understand the pre-requisites to taking the exam
  • Learn the steps in the application process
  • Review best practices for studying and preparing for the exam
  • Lay out the plan to become a PMP®
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses

Instructional Methods:
Includes a mix of lecture, Q & A, review of documents and sample tests.

Topics Covered:

The PMP® Program

  • History
  • Where it is today

Exam Pre-requisities

  • Education
  • Experience

The Application

  • The forms
  • Level of detail to use
  • Documentation needed

The Exam

  • Format
  • Content


  • Assess where you stand
  • Determine the best fit for you; self-study or prep course
  • Set a deadline
  • Use sample tests

Lay out the plan to become PMP®

  • Start with the application early
  • Set a deadline and work backward
  • Identify key milestones

Sample test

  • Review sample questions
  • Take sample test
  • Grade and identify strengths and weaknesses
  • Discuss test results