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Executive Education

The Learning System for PMP Exam Preparation

The 2016-17 course is currently in session.
Enrollment for 2017-18 is forthcoming.

A career in project management offers a variety of jobs across industries, incredible growth potential, and excellent compensation. Skilled project management professionals are in a prime position to benefit from:

  • A projected 1.57 million new project management jobs created around the world each year through 2020, according to the Project Management Talent Gap Report.
  • A median salary in excess of $100,000 in the US, Switzerland, Australia, Germany and the Netherlands.

Position yourself for a big career move with PMP® certification.

Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a proven way to enhance your resume, elevate your career potential, and boost your earnings.

  • Earn a higher salary: According to PMI®, PMP credential holders can earn upward of $15,000 more annually than non-credentialed jobholders.
  • Earn a prestigious certification recognized around the globe.
  • Build skills and knowledge that are transferable between industries, market segments and geographic locations.
  • Gain an advantage over non-certified project managers.
  • Prove your project management knowledge, commitment, and experience.
  • Join a global network of over 700,000 PMP credential holders.

Learn more about PMP certification benefits at  pmi.org.

Prepare to pass the PMP® exam.

Ensure you're prepared for the rigorous PMP exam with WVU Center for Executive Education’s Learning System for PMP preparation course. This intensive six day program combines expert instruction with The CERTWISE™ Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation training materials and meets PMI’s 35 contact hour PMP Exam requirement. Our course will help you learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the PMP exam.

Why Enroll in This Course?

  • Learn the entire PMBOK® Guide–Fifth Edition with our experienced and certified PMP instructors.
  • Prepare for class and the exam with The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation, included in tuition. This interactive study program includes printed study materials, online quizzes, flashcards, PMP exam emulation, and more. You will have access to the online study tools for an entire year.
  • Discuss topics and network with peers from a variety of industries.
  • Stay on track to complete your PMP studies with our structured learning environment.
  • Meet the 35 hour project management education prerequisite.
  • Take advantage of your employer’s tuition reimbursement program.

Course Topics

WVU Center for Executive Education’s Learning System for PMP Exam Preparation provides an in-depth exploration of the five knowledge domains and 10 Knowledge Areas tested on the PMP exam. You will also gain valuable test-taking tips and strategies to help you approach the PMP with confidence.

5 Knowledge Domains (Process Groups) 10 Knowledge Areas
I. Initiating the Project
II. Planning the Project
III. Executing the Project
IV. Monitoring and Controlling the Project
V. Closing the Project
Integration Management
Scope Management
Time Management
Cost Management
Quality Management
Human Resource Management
Communications Management
Risk Management
Procurement Management
Stakeholder Management

Course Schedule

All classes are 12:30 - 6:30pm at the WVU College of Business & Economics, Room 131, Morgantown, WV

  • November 9
  • November 30
  • December 14
  • January 11
  • January 25
  • February 1
  • February 8
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Course Investment: $1,500

Course Materials (included):

The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation - Printed reading materials and Interactive online study tools including quizzes, flashcards, PMP exam emulation, and more.

Instructors:

  • LaRue Williams, MPA, PMP
    Director, WVU Office of Research Program Management
  • Bryan Martin, PMP
    Assistant Director, WVU ORPM

Premium Quality Course Materials

Included in your course registration fees, you will receive  The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation. This premium quality program combines comprehensive printed reading materials with interactive online study materials to expand, apply and solidify your knowledge to pass the PMP exam.

PMP Prerequisites and Exam Details

Our course is designed to prepare individuals for the PMP Exam. The PMP is highly recommended for experienced project managers looking to advance their skills, career, and earning potential. Candidates must meet education and experience requirements detailed below, agree to a professional code of conduct, and pass the PMP Exam.  To apply for the PMP, you need to meet all education and experience prerequisites in one of the following two categories:

General Education Project Management Experience Project Management Education
Category A Secondary Degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent) Minimum of five (5) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects 35 hours of project management education
Category B A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) Minimum of three (3) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects 35 hours of project management education

For complete details regarding the PMP eligibility requirements and the PMP exam, please review the  PMP® Handbook.

PMI, PMP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.