objective

Knows and applies the body of knowledge, skills, tools and current techniques of professional project management. Update the knowledge of this professional discipline according to the PMBoK standard sixth edition marked by the PMI and prepare to present the PMP certification exam.


Benefits

  • You will be trained for the PMP certification exam.
  • You will learn from an academic body of professionals in project management and specialized areas indicated in the PMBoK.


Addressed to

People related to the realization of projects, project leaders and managers. People with interest in PMI certification.


Content of the program

The Diploma in Professional Management of Projects and Preparation for PMP Certification consists of eleven modules, totaling 148 hours of study in total.

Module 1. Conceptual Framework (8 hours)

  • Purpose of project management
  • The Project Management Institute (PMI),
  • Standards and certifications
  • Definitions: project, stakeholders, programs, project portfolios
  • The context of project management
  • Characteristics of the project manager
  • Organizational systems
  • Life cycle of projects
  • Interaction of project management processes
  • Areas of knowledge

Module 2. Integration and Scope (16 hours)

  • Project integration processes
  • Development of the act of constitution of the project
  • Development of the management plan
  • Execution, monitoring and control processes
  • Integrated change control
  • Project closure
  • Scope management processes
  • Definition of the scope of the project
  • Breakdown of work structure (WBS)
  • Assurance and control of the scope
  • Closure of the scope of the project

Module 3. Time Management (16 hours)

  • Definition and processes of time management
  • Definition of activities, sequence, estimation, development and control
  • Types of project schedule
  • Techniques for the elaboration of networks
  • Techniques for the development of the schedule
  • Method of calculating the critical path (CPM)
  • Probabilistic critical path analysis (PERT)
  • Use of project management software Microsoft Project
  • Distribution and leveling of resources
  • Techniques for reducing the project schedule

Module 4. Cost Management (16 hours)

  • Definition and cost management processes
  • Planning of resources, methods and tools for estimating costs
  • Budgeting
  • Concepts of the value-added method
  • Cost control, definitions, indices and performance indicators
  • Monitoring and control of projects with Microsoft Project
  • Concepts of economic profitability
  • Techniques for calculating Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

Module 5. Quality Management (16 hours)

  • Definition and processes of quality management in projects
  • Quality management plan in the project
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality control
  • Quality costs
  • Statistical quality control tools
  • Combination of project management and quality management

Module 6. Administration of Resources (16 hours)

  • Definition and processes of resource management
  • Resource management plan in the project
  • Estimation of resources
  • Organizational structures
  • Forms of powers, matrix of allocation of responsibilities and acquisition of resources
  • Motivation, behavior of the leader
  • Conflict management: methods and change
  • Team development and climate
  • Motivation needs
  • Leadership styles
  • Development and construction of the project team

Module 7. Administration of Communications and Involved (Stakeholders) (16 hours)

  • Definition and processes of the administration of communications in projects
  • Forms, channels and communication processes
  • Development of effective communication skills
  • Communication barriers
  • Importance of feedback
  • Techniques to improve communication
  • Stakeholder management processes
  • Identification of stakeholders in the project
  • Development of the stakeholder management plan
  • Management of stakeholder requirements
  • Control of stakeholder requirements

Module 8. Risk Management (16 hours)

  • Definition and processes of risk management
  • Risk management plan
  • Techniques for risk identification
  • Techniques for risk quantification
  • Development of the risk response
  • Implementation of risk responses
  • Risk control
  • Quantitative risk analysis tools

Module 9. Administration of Acquisitions (16 hours)

  • Definition and processes of procurement management
  • Cycles, requirements, purchase decisions
  • Request planning
  • Types of specifications
  • Order request package
  • Negotiation of contracts
  • Types of contracts and risks, their administration and closure
  • Contract management and legal aspects
  • Terminology of contracts
  • Definition and processes of procurement management
  • Cycles, requirements, purchase decisions
  • Request planning
  • Types of specifications
  • Order request package
  • Negotiation of contracts
  • Types of contracts and risks, their administration and closure
  • Contract management and legal aspects
  • Terminology of contracts

Module 10. Integration and Review (8 hours)

  • Exam application process
  • Tips to document the experience in the application
  • General characteristics of the certification exam
  • Tips to solve the certification exam
  • Review of key concepts
  • Review of groups of processes and areas of knowledge
  • Mock exams

Module 11. Final Exam (4 hours)

  • Development of the final exam

Program taught in:
  • Spanish

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Last updated October 29, 2018
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