Prepare to pass the PMP® exam.
Now offering in person courses.
Our course prepares you for the new 2021 exam and aligns with the latest PMP Examination Content Outline.
Ensure you're prepared for the rigorous PMP exam with our CAPM and PMP Certification Prep Course. This intensive 7-week 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.
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.
Included in your course registration fees, you'll receive The CertWise 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.
Participants will have access to interactive online study tools for one year. These tools provide participants with an opportunity to apply and reinforce concepts, evaluate their knowledge, and monitor their growth throughout the course. Over 900 practice questions are included in the following online tools:
The registration fee includes the CERTWISE™ Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation course materials and online resources, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Current position: business transformation director, ADP
Stephanie has over eighteen years of experience driving strategic changes within multiple large multi functional organizations. Working with Executive Leadership teams she helps develop and lead strategic programs to improve organizational effectiveness and profitability. Stephanie holds a BA in Business from DePaul University and a MBA from Northern Illinois University. She also holds the following professional certifications; Project Management (PMP), Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resources Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.
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: August 4 to September 15 online; every Wednesday, 6-9pm.
October 30 to November 20 at NIU Naperville; every Saturday, 9am-4pm
Modality: Instructor-led online.
Materials: Course materials and online resources included.
Contact Hours: 35 hours, meets CAPM and PMP exam requirements for contact hours.