This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapters 3 and 4 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will be introduced to the five project management process groups and 10 project management knowledge areas into which PMI® sorts all project activities. You will also learn how processes in the Project Integration Management knowledge area encourage relationships between project processes that keep the project's activities coordinated and on track for success.
This course contains video segments of project management professionals who offer advice and best practices to learners. By submitting a question via the course's Ask the Expert link, you get access to project managers who will answer your questions within 24-48 hours.
Taking advantage of online interactivity, the course contains a vocabulary game, flashcards, and other activities to help you master the material.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the role of the five process groups: Initiating process group, Planning process group, Executing process group, Monitoring and Controlling process group, and Closing process group
- Identify the 10 knowledge areas: Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, Project Time Management, Project Cost Management, Project Quality Management, Project Human Resource Management, Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, Project Procurement Management, and Project Stakeholder Management
- Recognize that each of the 47 processes identified by PMI® as universal to project management can be classified into one knowledge area and one process group
- Describe the overlapping nature of the interaction between the processes and process groups
- Explain the ways in which inputs and outputs of various processes determine the relationship between the processes
- Identify the processes of the Project Integration Management knowledge area
- Describe the inputs, the tools and techniques, and the outputs of the various component processes of the Project Integration Management knowledge area
Note: After successful completion, learners receive 3.5 PDUs/contact hours. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course and scoring a minimum of 70% on the assessment at the end of the course.
Target Audience: This course is designed for adult learners with some project management experience.
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 (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition.
Estimated time to complete: 3.5 hours of online course work
Ask the Expert: 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.
Required Material: This course requires the Project Management Institute®'s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition.
Successful Completion Requirement for IACET CEU: Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.
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