PMP® Exam Preparation

About the Program

The Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation course is designed to prepare you for the PMP exam taken through the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

The Pennsylvania State University is a PMI Authorized Training Partner (A.T.P.) and is committed to enhancing the ongoing professional development of PMI Members, PMI-certified Project Management Professionals, and other project management stakeholders. 

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This 36-hour course will focus on not only the tools and techniques used to better prepare for the PMP exam, but also the instruction surrounding the different types of methods and strategies on how to take the exam. The course will provide the necessary guidance throughout the entire process of applying for the exam, as well as what is required to keep the certification upon successful completion.

Career Potential

The PMP® Certification is an in-demand credential in Berks County in the nonresidential building construction and architectural, engineering and related services industries. Common job titles include project manager and engineering project manager.

Who Should Attend

Keep in mind that, although this course is open to anyone preparing for PMP exam administered through Project Management Institute, there are eligibility requirements you must meet before applying and taking the exam. Click here to review the requirements.

Meet the Instructor

Daral Woerle has been providing leadership, training, and consulting services to private businesses and government organizations for over 20 years. Daral has earned the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) designation. In addition, he has developed and taught intermediate and advanced project management courses for private training companies and Penn State.

Course Offerings

Throughout this 12-week preparation course, you will focus on how best to prepare for, study for, and take the PMP credential examination.

Included in the key areas of study will be topics such as project initiation, creating high-performing teams, collaboration with and engaging stakeholders, how to determine appropriate project methods and practices, managing the schedule and scope of a project, evaluating business and environment changes, and how to mitigate risks within the project. All of the topics are in line with the methodologies driven through PMI.

Successful completion of this course ensures that you'll meet the 35-hour education requirement in order to apply for and take the exam and that your education will not be subject to audit.

PMP Exam Prep (PJMGT 6000)

Dates:  Tuesdays, October 4 - December 20, 2022
Time:  6:30 - 9:30pm
Delivery: Live instruction via Zoom classroom
Fee:     $875, includes textbook materials

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