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PMP Key Exam Concepts (PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition)


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Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
In preparation for the PMP exam, this course offers practice and solutions for performing the forward and backward pass; calculating total float and free float; and critical path, resource optimization, and schedule compression techniques.

Target Audience
Existing project managers pursuing certification in recognition of their skills and experience, or others training to become accredited project managers

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

PMP Key Exam Concepts (PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition)

  • perform a forward pass using the critical path method
  • perform a backward pass using the critical path method
  • identify the total float of each non-critical path
  • identify the free float of each activity on a non-critical path
  • identify the critical path and its characteristics
  • recognize how to create a schedule network diagram from a table
  • recognize if resource leveling is the ideal resource optimization technique, given a scenario
  • recognize if resource smoothing is the ideal resource optimization technique, given a scenario
  • recognize if crashing is the most appropriate schedule compression technique, given a scenario
  • recognize if fast tracking is the most appropriate schedule compression technique, given a scenario
  • Course Number:
    apj_16_a01_bs_enus

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