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Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Preparation

Position yourself for a big career move with PMP® certification.

Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a proven way to enhance your resume, elevate your career potential, and boost your earnings.

  • Earn a higher salary: According to PMI®, PMP credential holders can earn upward of US $20,000 more annually than non-credentialed jobholders.
  • Earn a prestigious certification recognized around the globe.
  • Build skills and knowledge that are transferable between industries, market segments and geographic locations.
  • Gain an advantage over non-certified project managers.
  • Prove your project management knowledge, commitment, and experience.
  • Join a global network of over 1,000,000 PMP credential holders.

Learn more about PMP certification benefits at pmi.org.

How is the PMP® Exam Changing? Explore these PMI Resources.

Prepare to pass the PMP® exam

The Learning System for PMP® Exam Prep course materials align with the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition and prepare you for the updated PMP exam. This intensive 5-day program combines expert instruction with The CertWise® Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation training materials and meets PMI’s 35 contact hour PMP Exam requirement. Our course will help you learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the PMP exam.

Course Details

Spring 2021

  • 5 Saturdays / Feb. 20 – Mar. 20 / 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • $1,000, plus $395 materials fee (exam prep text, interactive online study tools, PMP practice test and more)
  • This class will be held on Bellarmine’s campus if possible. If not, it will be held virtually through the Microsoft Teams platform
  • Deadline to register: Feb. 10

IMPORTANT NOTICE *NEW INFORMATION RELATED TO COVID-19 CHANGE*:
PMP candidates can now schedule to take their PMP exam online from the convenience of their home or office! Online proctored testing (OPT) is an important step in helping members and certification candidates invest in their professional development during these uncertain times. Click here for more information on the Online exam process.

Registration Details

Register online at www.bellarmine.edu/ce/register and find the course under “CE Professional Development”

If you or your company is planning to pay by check, please email continuingstudies@bellarmine.edu to have an invoice sent to you.

Program Requirements

There are no admission requirements to take this course. However, to apply for the PMP® Exam, candidates must have a combination of education and professional project management experience. Read more about the experience requirements on the Project Management Institute's website.

Why enroll in this course?

  • Complete preparation for the new January 2, 2021 PMP® exam
  • Learn the entire PMBOK® Guide–Sixth Edition with our experienced and certified PMP instructor.
  • Prepare for class and the exam with The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation, included in tuition. This interactive study program includes printed study materials, online quizzes, flashcards, PMP practice test, and more. You will have access to the online study tools for an entire year.
  • Discuss topics and network with peers from a variety of industries.
  • Stay on track to complete your PMP studies with our structured learning environment.
  • Meet the 35-hour project management education prerequisite.
  • Take advantage of your employer’s tuition reimbursement program.

Premium Quality Course Materials

Included in your course registration fees, you will receive The CertWise Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation. This premium quality program combines comprehensive printed reading materials with interactive online study materials to expand, apply and solidify your knowledge to pass the PMP exam.

Comprehensive Reading Materials

  • Two printed books containing over 670 pages of content, provide an in-depth exploration of the three domains tested on the PMP exam, including the Agile/Hybrid and Predictive content. These materials are organized into 5 modules including:
    • Module 1: Business Environment (Exam Domain III)
    • Module 2: People (Exam Domain I)
    • Module 3: Process - Design (Exam Domain II)
    • Module 4: Process - Constraints (Exam Domain II)
    • Module 5: Process - Managing and Closing (Exam Domain II)
  • Topics are presented in a concise, easy-to-understand format to cover the PMP® Examination Content Outline and the PMBOK®. Guide - Sixth Edition.

Interactive Online Study Tools
Participants will have access to interactive online study tools for one year. These tools provide participants with an opportunity to apply and reinforce concepts, evaluate their knowledge, and monitor their growth throughout the course. Over 1300 practice questions are included in the following online tools:

  • Pre-test: Evaluate initial knowledge to identify areas of strength and weakness and focus studies.
  • SmartStudy™: Build a customized study plan to optimize study time.
  • Quizzes: Test comprehension, retention, and ability to apply concepts.
  • Glossary: An online glossary of key PMP terminology is included, with official PMI® definitions.
  • Flashcards: Review important key terms and definitions.
  • Practice Exam: Build confidence with a test that emulates the software used at the PMP computer-based exam testing center.
  • Progress Reports: Track your activities and scores.
  • Resource Center: Access worksheets, helpful test-taking tips, PMP exam resources, feedback links, and more.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact us!

Bellarmine University
School of Continuing & Professional Studies
502.272.8166
continuingstudies@bellarmine.edu

PMI, PMP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.