Licensure, Credentialing & Intensive Training Programs
Project Management Professional Certification
This 10-week course is designed to prepare students for the PMP Certification exam. It reviews the concepts of Project Management as defined by the Project Management Institute, the accrediting body for project management. It will also fulfill the requirement for 35 contact hours of project management education for individuals seeking PMP certification (visit http://www.pmi.org/CareerDevelopment/Pages/Obtaining-Credential.aspx for more information).
PMP certification is the profession’s most globally recognized and respected certification credential. The PMP designation following your name tells current and potential employers that you have a solid foundation of project management knowledge that can be readily applied in the workplace.
Additional Information (PDF)
- Understand the nine project management knowledge areas;
- Understand how these knowledge areas integrate with the five process groups of project management;
- Prepare to pass the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional® (PMP) certification exam.
- A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) -- Fourth Edition (free PDF if a PMI Member)
- PMP Certification Handbook -- downloadable from the web
- PMI Code of Professional Conduct - downloadable from the web
- PM FASTrack® PMP® Exam Simulation Software, Version 7, Rita Mulcahy, PMP; RMC Publications Inc., 2011, ISBN: 978-1-932735-25-3 5. PMP® Exam Prep, 7th Edition, Rita Mulcahy, PMP; RMC Publications Inc., 2011, ISBN: 978-1-932735-41-3
- Instructor: Darryl Agee, PMP, MBA
- Dates/Time: Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 9:30 PM; February 28 - May 2, 2013
- Location: Main Campus, Duncan Hall
- Cost: $389.00 (textbooks not included)
If you have not been a student of Virginia Western Community College in the past 3 years, you must complete a NON-credit application to Virginia Western Community college. You can:
- Apply online at http://www.virginiawestern.edu/admissions/newstudents.php. Use the Apply Online link to help guide you through the entire process, including enrolling in classes and making a payment. For assistance with online enrollment call 540-857-7231.
- Apply in person at any of the following locations. Call ahead for office hours as times may vary!
Main Campus: The Admissions Office in Chapman Hall. Room C108, 3094 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, VA 24015. (540) 857-7321.
The Greenfield Education and Training Center: 57 South Center Dr., Daleville, VA 24083. (540) 966-3984.
The Franklin Center: 50 Claiborne Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. (540) 483-0179 ext. 2116