The PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition: Bridging the Knowledge Gap

Level: Advanced

This course is designed to inform both existing PMPs on the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition updates, and to bridge the knowledge gap for those who took a full PMP exam prep course geared toward the fifth edition exam but want to take the sixth edition PMP exam. Review how PMI suggests a project manager can bring value to an Agile environment, and be engaged earlier, as well as stay later, in the product life cycle, to maximize benefit realization. After this course, you will be able to verify your understanding of this new information using a PMP-style quizzing simulation tool (answer rationale included).

Key Features of this Training:

  • Facilitators are active Project Management Professional (PMP)®-certified practitioners
  • Facilitators are Agile certified
  • 90-day access to over 1000+ PMP-style practice questions
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit

You Will Learn How To:

  • Comprehend the role of the Project Manager, as outlined in the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition
  • Understand the global changes in the new PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition
  • Navigate the updates made in each Knowledge Area, Process, and Tools & Techniques
  • Embrace the widened scope for project management engagement to ensure benefit and value realization

Certifications/Credits:

PMI 6 PDU

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  • 1-day virtual, instructor-led course
  • Earn 6 PMI PDUs
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • 90-day e-access to 1200 PMP-style practice questions
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Instructor-Led Course Information

  • Who Should Attend

    The training course will best serve anyone who:

    • Has attended a PMP bootcamp covering the PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition, and seeks to sit for the Sixth Edition PMP Exam, or
    • Is an existing PMP and would like to become more familiar with the changes released in the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition.
  • Course Materials

    Having the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition is recommended, but not required, to participate in this training. If you are a PMI member, you have access to an electronic copy of it through your membership. If you are not a member, you can purchase a copy online. We encourage you to have both the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition and the supplemental Agile Practice Guide.

Instructor-Led Course Outline

  • Introduction

    • The role of the project manager
    • The reorganization of the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition
  • The 10 Knowledge Areas

    • New concepts
    • New trends for each knowledge area
    • The Agile/Adaptive application
  • Processes

    • New processes
    • Changed processes
  • Reorganization of the Tools and Techniques

    • 49 processes
  • Emphasis on Pre- and Post-Project Activities

    • The business case
    • The benefit realization plan
  • Online Test Prep Quizzes and Mock Exam

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Instructor-Led Training FAQs

  • Will this course prepare me for the PMP certification exam?

    This course is not intended as a full PMP exam prep course. If you are not currently PMP-certified and have not previously taken a PMP bootcamp-style prep course, you should enroll in PMP® Certification Training Course • Course 276.

  • I already have my PMP certification. Why should I take this course?

    The new PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition provides guidance to project managers best practices, including how to bring value to an Agile environment and maximize benefit realization. This course can serve as a quick but effective way to update yourself on the latest PMBOK® Guide - 6th Edition guidance without having to attend a full exam prep course.

  • I previously took a PMP Bootcamp course covering PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition but didn't take the exam. Will this course prepare me to take the exam based on the updated, Sixth Edition PMP exam?

    Yes, this course would be an effective supplement to your prevous "Fifth Edition" training if you're looking to take the updated Sixth Edition PMP certification exam.


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