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Classes Updated to include the PMP Exam RDS Rewrite

As of August 31. 2011 PMI will revise the current PMP exam to more appropriately reflect the way Project Managers do their jobs in the real world. In order to keep the PMP certification relevant to what happens in the workplace PMI interviews practitioners to determine what is important and how it is applied - this is the RDS Survey. The current survey indicates that approximately 30% of the content on the PMP examination needs to be revised with substantial changes to reflect the role as defined by the RDS. This will result in existing items being updated as appropriate, new examination items being developed to meet these requirements, and old items which do not meet the criteria being retired.

The RDS also indicates that certain areas of the examination need to be tested in a different way because it was seen to be common across all content areas of the examination. Specifically, the Professional and Social Responsibility content area (Domain 6) will now be tested in every domain rather than as a separate domain on the examination. As such, PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct is now integrated into the day-to-day role of a project manager, emphasizing its importance in each phase of the project lifecycle.

Base material for the PMP Exam remains PMBOK Guide Fourth Edition. No revisions or supplements are anticipated. Practical Solutions is working on revised material for this Exam change and will incorporate the changes as necessary to provide the best PMP Exam Prep class available.

Certification Preparation Live On Line

This comprehensive program prepares participants for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam Fourth Edition administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI® ).

Practical Solutions will lead participants through the details for the PMBOK and provide PMP®exam tips.   Our mission is to not only prepare you for the exam but to make relevant PMI®concepts in practical situations.   PMBOK® for the real world.

And because of our experience with PMI and certification training Practical Solutions can bring powerful skills and insight to guide you through the challenging PMP®registration, preparation, and examination process.

PMP®Certification Prep Webinar - LIVE On Line plus Web Portal PM4002

We are offering this class by Webinar (PM4002). The material is presented by an instructor on line with live question periods and feedback. Practice tests and example problems are worked through with on-line white board. The webinar schedule is 12 weekday evenings, two hours per session (7- 9pm), four sequential weeks for 35 CDUs. 

PMP®Certification Prep Web Portal Only PM5002

The web portal offers the convenience of on line training when YOU want it. Full audio and video training sessions plus training exercises, quizzes and flashcards to help you prepare for the PMP certification exam. 24 CDUs. 

Go to the Web Training Portal and learn at your own pace

The Practical Solutions training portal is available for you to train on your own schedule. Click the link and go to the portal for the same great material and practice tests.

PMPlus On Line

PMP®Certification Mentor PM4005

We are offering this class in a unique PMP®CERTIFICATION MENTOR format. The mentor format is a consultative approach where the material is based in the same content as the classroom classroom but delivery is entirely based on client needs. If you have special needs or a short time line this is for you, Through our experience with PMI and certification training Practical Solutions can bring powerful skills and insight to guide you through the challenging PMP®registration, preparation, and examination process. WE will assist as YOU require while providing the entire 35CDUs needed for exam qualification.

Class Outline

This program will incorporate the “Best Practices” of project management based on the format of the newly released PMP® Certification exam FOURTH Edition. Comprehensive materials are reviewed at a rapid pace enabling the candidate to identify areas, which require further study preparation. Provides current, realistic, and practical tips for the PMP®exam, in addition to sample questions, reviews, and additional examples to build candidate confidence. The following modules (based on the nine knowledge areas in the PMBOK®Guide) will be taught during the program:

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Professional Responsibility

The course consists of instruction including presentations, exercises, quizzes and reviews. In addition, students will be given a homework assignment each class to reinforce the concepts covered during the day. At the end of this class, participants will be able to:

  • Pass the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification examination
  • Apply an advanced knowledge of project management methods and processes
  • Recognize both the content and format of examination questions 
  • Identify weak areas that require additional study


Currently, the Project Management Certification Exam Prep Program requires the PMBOK®Guide Fourth Edition (provided by attendee). If you need a study Guide then PSS likes The PMP®Exam - How To Pass on Your First Try , Fourth edition by Andy Crowe. Practical Solutions provides many support resources available on the training portal.

Who Should Attend:

Project Managers seeking PMP®certification with years of practical experience but no formal instruction; supervisors or managers who want to learn project management; anyone interested in learning project management in-depth.

Course Information

Course Number: PM4002 12X2 (Live Webinar Plus Training Portal access - 120 day pass)
Education hours: CDU/PDUs= 35

Course Number: PM5002 Web Portal Only - 120 day pass
Education hours: CDU/PDUs= 24

Tech requirement: Broadband connection, Telephone (w/unlimited long distance preferable), Web Browser IE6.0, FF2.0, or equivalent.

Course Number: PM4005 (Mentor Format)
Education hours: CDU/PDUs= 35

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