PMP Exam Prep

About the course

This highly practical course provides you with the essential skills, tools and techniques that you’ll need to take your PMP exam. The course is focused on exploring the PMBoK Guide 6thEdition, explaining the fundamental principles of successful project management and incorporates a number of easy to apply effective tools and techniques that will allow you to become more confident and prepared to take your PMP accreditation by PMI.  


The terminology and principles used throughout this course are designed to reflect the current syllabus for the PMP Certification offered by Project Management Institute, describing the practices defined and matured in the PMBoK Guide 6th Edition.  


Course outcome

  • Earn 35 PM Training contact hours required to register for the PMP exam

  • Understand the Project Management Processes as defined by the PMBoK 6th Edition developed by PMI

  • Understand the Project Management Knowledge Areas

  • Get all the resources you need to pass the PMI PMP certification exam

  • learn from real projects examples how the PMBoK Guide is being applied- best practices

  • Apply a simple lifecycle to a project to break it into easy to manage stages.

  • Clearly define your projects to provide real clarity in terms of project scope, time, cost, roles and responsibilities, and other key factors.

  • Confidently plan, organize and document a project by using a wide variety of tools that add value to the project management process.

  • Become more effective in monitoring and controlling the project work, change requests and resourcing pressures by using best practice processes and techniques.

Course outline

Day 1

  • International PM Standards

  • Project – Portfolio –Program Management

  • Project Life cycle (PMI Vision)

  • Project Charter- Project Initiation Note

  • Analyzing Stakeholders

  • Project Management Plan

  • Contract types

  • Purchasing Plan   

  • Detailing the Project Scope – Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Detailing the work packages-activities list

  • Estimation techniques

  • Estimating duration and costs

Day 2

  • Allocating resources

  • Creating the project Schedule-Gantt Chart

  • Analyzing the Critical Path

  • Project Risk Analysis

  • Project Optimization Techniques

  • Saving the project baseline (Time-Cost-Scope)

Day 3

  • Managing Project Execution

  • Managing Quality

  • Managing the project team

  • Distributing information -reporting communication

  • Collecting progress data

  • Updating project progress

  • Analyzing project progress (time, cost, scope)

  • Quality Control

  • Analyzing resource progress

  • Reporting models

  • Project re-planning techniques – recovering delays and putting the project back on track

  • Formalizing the project closure process

  • Lessons Learned and distributing information


  • Final examination-based on PMI Exam questions

Course format:
       – Clasroom live
       – Presentation
       – Case studies
       – Exercices

 Lenght: 5 days

Schedule: 8:00-16:00

 Where: Client/ Other 

Language: english/french

Certificate: Certificate of Completion
Trainer: Senior Project Planning & Risk Management Consultant, MSc Engineering & Business Management  PMP® Certified, experienced in Nuclear, Rail, Oil and Gas…

Course Materials:
– Course manual
– PM templates
– Project Lifecycle guideline
– Ecostar Plan notebook and pen
Who should attend:
– Atendees having minimum 2 years experience in PM desiring to take the PMP Certification
 In what industries:
– Infrastructure
– Engineering and Construction
– Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
– Nuclear
– Power and Water Utility Plants
– Manufacturing and Industrial
– Government
– Aerospace
– Defense
– Financial Services
– Telecommunication
– Pharmaceuticals
– Environmental
– Shipbuilding

What you will get after the training

Course Manual

Certificate of completion

Case studies


Post course support

  • Access to a local network for participants – continued development of PM skills, providing useful tools & information
  • Access to our monthly meeting – giving students the possibility to stay in touch with the other students trained by Ecostar Plan 
  • Further courses recommendations
  • Proven templates, guidelines

Why Ecostar Plan?

 relevant industry experience

 guaranteed quality


 proven results


PM Consultants certified by
 the Project Management Institute


 understand real project needs


 post course support



According to international studies regarding PM Training results, companies had a 26% overall performance 
in 8 areas of project management due to their project management training programmes.

  • Improved stakeholder satisfaction
  • Improved schedule performance
  • Decrease in project failures
  • Increase is risk awareness
  • Improved budget performance
  • Improved productivity
  • Better scope control
  • Human Resources development

Evaluating training and results (ROI of Training)

Ecostar Plan by its experienced trainers is continuously evaluating training performance to show the value that programs have on the company through the following: 
  • Reaction and value of the program
  • Learning and confidence
  • Application and implementation

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