Spring 2016 PMP Prep Course

Spring 2016 PMP Prep Course


Robert Alexander, PMP

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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PMP Preparation Classes

A thorough review of all topics covered on the PMP certification exam.

"The PMIWDC PMP Exam Preparation course helped me to focus my study efforts on key topics and principles essential for passing the PMP exam. All of the instructors were seasoned professionals who patiently answered my questions and really inspired me to achieve my PMP certification. Reviewing the course materials, study tips, and recommended references provided all the tools for success---I highly recommend this class!"
--Maria A. Kolenda, PMP, Past Participant

“I passed the exam with a comfortable margin – I could not have done so without this course.”
--Allan Sager, PMP, Past Participant

Session Notes

Course Content:

The classes are intended to help participants prepare for the PMP exam, and are taught by certified Project Management Professionals, who have years of practical project management experience.  Those wishing to attend the classes should already have a background in project management fundamentals. The course will serve as a review for experienced project managers preparing for the PMP Exam. A continental breakfast, beverages and lunch will be provided each day.

Course Structure:

The review courses are structured according to A Guide to the PMBOK 5th Edition knowledge areas, with a full-day review of the five phases of the project life cycle. The course instruction is taught by experts in the subject matter. The order of the topics to be presented may change.

Course Materials:

Registered participants will receive prep course materials used during class instruction to include sample exam questions.

Additional Considerations:

The chapter recommends that participants taking this class be qualified and plan a scheduled date for their PMP exam soon after the end of the class.  Please note that PMI requires that all of the project management courseware needed for the 35 contact hours be completed at time of application.  Therefore, if you are using the 26 contact hours provided by this course as part of your necessary contact hours, you must complete the course before you submit your application.

This course is intended to reduce the overall hours of study required to pass the PMP exam. Please register/qualify to take the exam by completing the PMI Global Operations Center (GOC) registration form available on the PMI website. After you receive notice from PMI GOC of your qualification to take the exam, Prometric will administer the PMP exam on a date and time you arrange. This can be done at any time of year and at a number of different sites. In addition, it is helpful to review PMI's PMP Certification Handbook for further guidance on preparing for the exam. Please see our PMP Exam FAQs for additional information.

Course Schedule

Please note that this schedule is tentative and subject to change.
  • June 4th - 8:30am-4:00pm
  • Introductions
    • Introductions
    • Review Day 1
    • Exam Strategy
    • Baseline Exam
    • Foundational Concepts
    • Lunch
    • Integration Management
    • Professional Responsibility
  • June 5th - 8:30am-4:00pm 
    • Review Day 2
    • Scope Management
    • Lunch
    • Time Management
    • Network Diagramming
    • Network Diagramming Exercise
  • June 11th - 8:30am-4:00pm
    • Review Day 3
    • Cost Management
    • Earned Value
    • Earned Value Exercises
    • Lunch
    • Quality Management
    • Human Resources Management

  • June 12th - 8:30am-4:00pm
    • Review Day 4
    • Communications & Stakeholder Mangement
    • Risk Management
    • Lunch
    • Procurement Management
    • Final Review
Event Location

Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute
2677 Prosperity Ave., Suite 600
Fairfax, VA, 22031

Agenda and Cost:


Four consecutive all-day Saturday and Sunday sessions beginning on June 4th.


PMIWDC Members = $975/person
Non-Members = $995/person
Full -Time Students = $875/person (Please contact us at info@pmiwdc.org to inquire about this special rate)

Cancellation policy: Full refund of course fee if notification received 48 hours or more before first class begins. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 48 hours before the first session.

PDUs Available: 
0.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 

About the Speakers

Robert Alexander, PMP

Rob Alexander, PMP, is a passionate project management instructor who draws upon more than 25 years of project management experience in a variety of roles such as project manager, technical consultant, trainer, and course developer and brings real-world examples into the classroom.
Rob has taught PMP® Certification Exam Prep courses and various project management related topics to both corporate and government professionals as well as clients around the world. His number one priority is to prepare his students to truly learn the project management methodology, understand the knowledge and process areas and successfully pass the PMP exam. His teaching style is described as engaging, fun, and practical.

Rob has a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, an MSEE from Stanford, and a BSEE from Tennessee State University.  He currently lives in the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta area and is an active member of the PMI Atlanta Chapter. Prior to his career as an instructor, Rob has worked for more than 20 years as a program and project manager on enterprise projects with such companies such as AT&T, GTE, Bell South, Harris Corporation, Home Depot, and Lockheed.

Mr. Alexander also holds certifications as a Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and in ITIL® Foundation. He is also a Distinguished Toastmaster. 

About the PMP Prep Courses

Exam prep courses are offered approximately 4 times per year, on no set schedule.

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