Course Outline


PMP® Exam Preparation Course


Course Duration: 5 full-days totaling the 35 Credit Hours required for the PMP exam.


Workshop Overview


With the increasing number of projects launched in organizations, the value of project management is becoming more essential for project successes and achievements of organization’s strategic goals. This course aims at providing the trainees with the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques needed to manage projects successfully in alignment with Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – PMBOK® Guide – Forth Edition, issued by the Project Management Institute PMI. The course is thought to prepare the attendees for the prestigious PMP® Exam based on the PMBOK® Guide – Forth Edition.


Key Benefits


·         Learn the processes needed to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control and close projects.

·         Learn the nine project management knowledge area of project scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, risk and procurement management.

·         Understand the Project Management terminology which is used in the PMBOK® Guide – Forth Edition.

·         Reduce study and preparation time by focusing on the tips and tricks associated with each exam topic.




Basic knowledge of project management plus 3 years of experience in performing project management tasks (not necessarily as a project manager).

Candidates without the 3 years experience requested for the PMP® Exam may attend the course and apply for CAPM® Exam, the Certified Associate Project Manager Exam, thought for new comers to the project management field.  


Who should attend?


·         Personnel involved with managing any project in any sector

·         Personnel Preparing to take the PMP® Exam


Course Outline


  • The Project Management Framework
    • Basic concepts and definitions
    • Project Management phases and life-cycle
    • Types of organizations: Functional – Matrix – Projectized Organizations
  • Project Integration Management
    • Develop Project Charter
    • Develop Project Management Plan
    • Direct and Manage Project Execution
    • Monitor and Control Project Work
    • Perform Integrated Change Control
    • Close Project or phase
  • Project Scope Management
    • Collect Requirements
    • Define Scope
    • Create WBS
    • Verify Scope
    • Control Scope
  • Project Time Management
    • Define Activities
    • Sequence Activities
    • Estimate Activity Resources
    • Estimate Activity Duration
    • Develop Schedule
    • Scheduling Techniques: CPM, PERT, CCPM
    • Schedule Optimization: Fast Tracking,  Crashing, Resource Leveling
    • Control Schedule
  • Project Cost Management
    • Estimate Costs
    • Budget Cost
    • Control Cost & Earned Value
  • Project Quality Management
    • Quality Definitions and Terms
    • Plan Quality
    • Perform Quality Assurance
    • Perform Quality Control
  • Project Human Resource Management
    • Develop Human Resource Plan
    • Acquire Project Team
    • Develop Project Team
    • Manage Project Team
  • Project Communication Management
    • Plan Communications
    • Distribute Information
    • Manage Stakeholders Expectations
    • Report Performance
  • Project Risk Management
    • Plan Risk Management
    • Identify Risks
    • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
    • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
    • Plan Risk Responses for –ve and +ve risks  
    • Monitor and Control Risks
  • Project Procurement Management
    • The role of PM and Procurement Manager
    • Plan Procurements
    • Conduct Procurements
    • Administer Procurements
    • Close Procurements

Class Work


Questions similar to the PMP Exam in MSQ style shall be used for each session.


Areas of Expertise:

-   Project Management

-   Business Process Management (BPM)

-   PMO Setup and Development

-   Business Process Reengineering (BPR)

-   Enterprise Performance Management

-   Balanced Scorecard (BSC)

-   Organizational Development

-   Organizational and Project Assessments (OPM3, EFQM, .)

-   Project Audits

-   Risk Management

-   Competency Development

About our Instructor


The course instructor is a senior consultant in the areas of project management and business process management with a 26-year service record as project engineer, project manager, functional manager as well as management consultant and trainer with public and private sector organizations in Egypt, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Jordan and the UA Emirates covering Construction, Telecom, IT and government sectors.


Since 1986, he provided more than 200 training courses in the region cooperating with well-known organizations in Egypt and the Middle East. He was also engaged as visiting lecturer and trainer in in the Graduate School for Management, AAST, the October Six Private University in Egypt, the American University (AUC), and the Regional Institiue Information Technology (RITI).

From Jan 2004 to 2007, he was the consulting director at PromaStar, a pan-arabian project management service provider, responsible for all projects starting from assessment, proposal preparation, resource allocation, setup and development of methodologies, directing and managing the project execution and closing the projects. He has a main role in managing PromaStar’s organizational development projects at Saudi Telecom, Jeddah Municipality, MobiServe Holding Egypt, Al-Zakary Real-estate in Riyadh, Al-Saad Contracting in Jeddah, and Libyan Steel Company.


From 1998-2003, he was working as director of project management division in EPM Consultancy Cairo providing project management services for several projects including Al-Azhar Park Project, a multi-million land-mark project of Cairo


Between 1989 and 1998, he worked in the project management division of the consulting Office Faulenbach in Germany in managing several industrial and residential construction projects. From 1983 to 1989, he was working as project engineer in Egypt. 


Our Instructor has been selected in the national committee for issuing a new code of practice for construction project management in Egypt (2007-2008) and the ministerial committee for evaluating and negotiating the Greater Cairo Waste Treatment Project with a budget of one billion USD in 1999.


He is also the international correspondent in Egypt for the PM World Today



Academic Background

·         B. Sc. degree in Civil Engineering with honors degree in 1983 from Egypt

·         Master degree in Construction Project Management in 1991 from Germany.

·         PMP certification from the PMI in 1999, renewed 4 times till 2015. (

Professional Affiliations

·         Current member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), USA,

·         Served as member of Board of Directors and VP of PMI’s Chapter Middle East / North Africa (PMI-MENA).

·         Chartering member of the Egyptian Project Management Society (EPMS)

·         Member of the Management Engineering Society (MES), the local part of the International Project Management Association (IPMA).

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