This prep course is appropriate for both CAPM and PMP exams, but the content is more comprehensive than what is tested on the CAPM exam and emphasizes detailed content most relevant to the PMP examination.
This course teaches to the five process groups defined by the profession:
Knowledge areas include:
Candidates for the PMP® examination must attend all class sessions to meet the 35 hour educational requirement established by the Project Management Institute. If a class is missed, students will be required to make it up at a future session. Attendance requirements apply to all course formats.
Students are required to have Internet access, and use a web camera and microphone to participate in the online live sessions. This equipment is not provided by the university.
The course earlybird cost is $1,350 and regular cost is $1,450. PMI members, NIU alumni, and NIU staff and students receive a discount.
Please note that the charge to your credit card will appear on your statement as "University Outreach, DeKalb, IL.
NIU CPE reserves the right to cancel courses within 14 days of class start and prior to shipment of materials if enrollments are not sufficient.
NIU uses the CertWise Learning System for PMP® exam preparation and the PMBOK® Guide as the study materials for both exam levels. However, the body of knowledge content covered in the program is more comprehensive than what is covered on the CAPM® exam and focuses on detailed content relevant to the PMP® examination.
Features of this comprehensive learning system include:
The registration fee is inclusive of CERTWISE™ Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation course materials and online resources, current edition of the PMBOK® Guide, continental breakfast, lunch and break service for in-person Saturday and Intensive programs. Books will be shipped to students via UPS 10 days prior to the class start. Participants will receive an e-mail communication from Holmes Corp with instructions for accessing the online component a few days prior to the class start. If not received within 48 hours of class start, check your spam filter first, and contact Jennifer Kopecky email@example.com or phone 815-753-0771 for assistance if you don't find it there. Students registering within 5 days of class start may not have immediate access to the online resources.
You have a choice where to take your CAPM and PMP exam prep course. Here's why you should choose our program at NIU.
Areas of instruction: project management, human resources
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This program is open to anyone who wants to increase their project management leadership skills. Sitting for the exam is not a requirement; however, some topics covered in class sessions may be more directed to those preparing for the exams.
|General Education||Project Management Experience||Project Management Education|
|Category A||Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate 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 (PDF).
Price: $1,450 ($1,350 with early registration)
Discounts: Early registration, PMI member, NIU alumni, current NIU student or staff.
Class Dates/Time: Online class meets one evening per week for 7 weeks. In-person class meets 4 Saturdays.
Modality: Instructor-led, online and instructor-led in-person
Materials: Course materials and online resources included.
Contact Hours: 35 hours, meets CAPM and PMP exam requirements for contact hours.