Compiled By Traci Purdum KnowledgeNet Inc., a Phoenix-based e-learning company and a registered Project Management Institute education provider, is offering a Web-based skills training course for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. The training course, which will be held in May, will be led by Frank Toney, director of the Executive Initiative Institute and author of "The Superior Project Manager," (2001, Marcel Dekker) and "The Superior Project Organization," (2001, Marcel Dekker). The course is intended for experienced project managers seeking PMP certification. Topics covered include the five process groups: initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing. Also, nine project management areas will be covered and include: integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk and procurement. After completing the course, students will be able to:
- Comprehend the professional responsibility domain, process groups and knowledge areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide 2000.
- Understand the composition and format of the PMP exam.
- Apply the concepts of the PMBOK Guide 2000 to better manage projects in their work environment.