"Project Management is the shortest distance between concept and completion, by applying the best practices, knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities in order to meet stakeholders' needs and expectations."

Saturday, June 23, 2012

4-Day Certification Course for Project Managers
PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp
Date: 9-10, 13-14 Aug 2012
Venue: Hotel Singgahsana Petaling Jaya, MALAYSIA
PMI Approved = 36 PDUs
Organised by: ASK Consulting
Contacts: Edward Foong
Tel: +60133322591 Email: ASKConsulting.Enquiry@gmail.com


SYNOPSIS
Master the PMP® Certification Exam in 4 days!
This certification course is designed to prepare candidates to pass the USA-based PMI®)’s (Project Management Institute) professional certification exam, which is obligatory for getting PMP® (Project Management Professional), the world’s most prestigious certification credential in project management. The PMP® exam is based on the latest Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Fourth Edition developed by PMI® (www.pmi.org), the largest association for project management in the world.
The course will focus on the PMBOK®, those areas specifically covered in the exam, practice exercises and quizzes, and study and test-taking tips using PMI® terminology. You will earn 36 PDUs (PMI) or contact hours from Global Knowledge, upon completion of this course, sufficient for you to sit for the PMP Exam. Global Knowledge is an authorized PMI® Global Registered Education Provider. (www.globalknowledge.com)


BENEFITS OF PMP® CREDENTIAL
• PMP® credential is the profession's most respected and globally recognized credential for certified professional Project Managers.
• Demonstrate that you have a solid foundation of project management knowledge that can be readily applied in the workplace, and as a result you are able to command respect and a higher salary.
• Gives you a competitive edge in enhancing your career and promotion prospects.


WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
• Focus on preparation to take the PMP or CAPM exams
• Understand PMBOK's five process groups, nine Knowledge Areas, plus the area of Professional & Social Responsibility
• Become familiar with PMBOK terms, definitions, and processes
• Master test-taking techniques
• Learn styles and types of questions found on the PMP or CAPM exams
• Over 300 practice questions, exercises to increase memory recall, flash cards for each knowledge area, and a 200-question post-test
• Exercises and quizzes throughout to reinforce concepts tested in the PMP and CAPM exams


QUALITY ASSURANCE
At nominal costs (20% of listed fee), participants are allowed to have one repeat attendance within 6 months after the course, if they are not able to pass the PMI Exam.


COURSE OUTLINE
Course is divided into two Sessions.
All sessions start at 8.30am-6pm, with lunch breaks at 1pm-2pm, except for Friday at 12.30pm-2pm.
Day 1
1. CAPM and PMP Exam Overview
PMP and CAPM Exam Requirements
Application Process
Exam Format
Exam-Taking Tips
Exercises
Pre-Test
2. Project Management Concepts
PM Definitions
Project Life Cycle vs. Project Management Life Cycle
Project Stakeholders
Organizational Structure
Exercises
Practice Quiz
3. PM Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
Five PM Process Groups
Interacting Cycles
Nine PM Knowledge Areas
Exercises
Practice Quiz
4. Project Integration Management
Overview of Project Integration
Develop Project Charter
Develop Project Management Plan
Direct and Manage Project Execution
Monitor and Control Project Work
Perform Integrated Change Control
Close Project
Project Selection Method
Professional Conduct & Social Responsibility
Exercises
Practice Quiz
Day 2
5. Project Scope Management
Overview of Project Scope Management
Collect Requirements
Define Scope
Create WBS
Verify Scope
Control Scope
Professional Conduct & Social Responsibility
Exercises
Practice Quiz
6. Project Time Management
Overview of Project Time Management
Define Activities
Definition Sequence Activities
Estimate Activity Resource
Estimate Activity Duration
Develop Schedule
Control Schedule
Professional Conduct & Social Responsibility
Exercises
Practice Quiz
7. Project Cost Management
Overview of Project Cost Management
Estimate Costs
Determine Budget
Control Costs
Professional Conduct & Social Responsibility
Exercises
Practice Quiz
Day 3
8. Project Quality Management
Overview of Project Quality Management
Plan Quality
Perform Quality Assurance
Perform Quality Control
Professional Conduct & Social Responsibility
Exercises
Practice Quiz
9. Project Human Resource Management
Overview of Project Human Resource Management
Develop Human Resource Plan
Acquire Project Team
Develop Project Team
Manage Project Team
Theories of Motivation & Leadership
Professional Conduct & Social Responsibility
Exercises
Practice Quiz
10.Project Communication Management
Overview of Project Communication Management
Identify Stakeholders
Plan Communications
Distribute Information
Manage Stakeholder Expectations
Report Performance
Manage Stakeholders
Professional Conduct & Social Responsibility
Exercises
Practice Quiz
Day 4
11.Project Risk Management
Overview of Project Risk Management
Plan Risk Management
Identify Risks
Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
Plan Risk Responses
Monitor and Control Risks
Professional Conduct & Social Responsibility
Exercises
Practice Quiz
12.Project Procurement Management
Overview of Project Procurement Management
Plan Procurements
Conduct Procurements
Administer Procurements
Close Procurements
Professional Conduct & Social Responsibility
Exercises
Practice Quiz
13.Post Test / Next Step/ Study Plan / Glossary of Terms


WHO NEEDS TO ATTEND
Associate project managers, project leaders, project coordinators, project engineers, project managers, project analysts, senior project managers, architects, QS, consultants, contractors, product managers, project directors, program managers, project sponsors, project stakeholders, and project team members in any industry with minimum 3 years working experience. Participants should visit the certification section of the PMI website (www.pmi.org) to check on the prerequisites and eligibility and consider on-line application for the exam before the course begins.
Candidates are required to bring along their calculators.


BIODATA OF FACILITATOR
Ir. Frankie Chong, B.Sc., MBA, P.Eng, MIEM, PMP®, a professional engineer with an in-depth knowledge and more than 30 years of working experience in managing small and large projects in various industries. His main areas of work experience include project management & consultancy, engineering operations and technical development, business development and re-engineering, strategic planning, education and training. He specializes in conducting Project Management seminars and training for MNCs and SMI companies. Hundreds of participants have benefited from his training which is knowledge and skill-based, highly interactive and complemented with exercises, templates, practical applications and real-life case studies. The general feedback describes his training as stimulating, informative & effective.
Currently, he holds the following credentials:
• A certified PMP® (Project Management Professional No. 512593) credential from PMI (USA)
• A certified trainer registered under the government PSMB
• CIDB certified Construction Project Manager, panel expert & trainer in National Competency Standard in construction project management
• A member of the Consultative Panel of the Ministry of Finance’s Professional Services Development Corporation
• Past Chairman and Adviser of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia Project Management Technical, Division
• Chief Paper Examiner of a U.K University project management module.


REGISTRATION FEES
Fees must be fully paid BEFORE commencement of the course. Bookings must be forwarded with payments before the day of the course. Participants may be refused admission if full payment is not received prior to the event.
Individual Fee: RM3,800.00 per person.
Group discount of 10% for 3 or more from the same organization. Registration fee includes:
• Student course manual, study guide, exercises and practice test questions,
• Certificate of Completion with 36 PDUs (PMI) from Global Knowledge.
• Daily two refreshment breaks and one lunch.


CANCELLATION POLICY
ASK Consulting reserves the right to postpone, reschedule, allocate or cancel the course. Full refund less 30% will be given if cancellation is received in writing more than 7 days before the event start date. No cancellation will be accepted within 7 days of the event start date. However, replacement or substitute may be made at any time within 2 WEEKS BEFORE the date of the course.

REGISTRATION FORM
(Please print clearly. All enquiries to: Edward Foong Tel: +60133322591)

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***IMPORTANT NOTICE***
All registration fees must be FULLY paid before commencement of the course. Participants from Government Departments, Local Authorities and Statutory Bodies must provide Local Order. ASK Consulting reserves the right to refuse entry for participant(s) who have not paid their registration fees to attend the course, and also to postpone, reschedule, allocate or cancel the course. Full refund less 30% will be given if cancellation is received in writing more than 7 days before the event start date. No cancellation will be accepted within 7 days of the event start date. However, replacement or substitute may be made at any time within 2 WEEKS BEFORE the date of the course.