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PMP Certification Training Houston

Getting your Project Management Professional (PMP certification) is a solid investment in your future. A salary survey from the Project Management Institute shows that PMP certified project managers in the United States command a 22% higher salary than those without the PMP credential. The PMP is the most in-demand project management credential (regardless of industry). Having it will expand your career opportunities once you pass the exam.

Achieving your PMP certification is a quick way to re-energize your career and create new opportunities for professional growth. Edwel Programs has a 25-year track record of using accelerated learning solutions to help our students pass the project management certification exam. After our 4-day PMP boot camp, you will have the skills needed to begin the next chapter in your career. Start enjoying the life-long dividends of investing in yourself - join our PMP exam prep training course today!
EdWel Project Management Training Materials
  • Title: PMP Certification Houston
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Format: Instructor-led, in-person boot camp
  • Time: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • PMI Approved Hours: 35 hours

4-Day PMP Boot Camp

Here are some of the benefits you receive with our PMP exam prep class:

  • Houston-based class led by a veteran instructor. Instructors make a big difference in your success! Meet ours here.
  • Satisfies 35 contact hours required by PMI
  • 100% money-back pass guarantee
  • Guaranteed to run classes (yes, even if there is only one student)
  • PMP®-certified advisers who will help you complete your PMI application
  • Modern training facilities in convenient locations
  • The test covers a lot of ground. What study materials you use matters! Explore our textbook before coming to class.
  • PMP training aids (process group and ITTO memory sheets)
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 5th Edition (paperback)
  • Over 2,100+ exam prep sample questions with simulator
  • Real-world 200 question mock exam. Test your skills with this 75 question practice exam.
  • Access to complete web-based video course
  • Documented 99% pass rate. If you want to pass the first time, experience matters! Read what our students say.

Why choose Edwel for PMP certification training?

Our PMP training is an accelerated, proven path to PMP certification. After just four days in our PMP boot camp, you will pass the project management certification exam on your first attempt. Guaranteed.

Here are a few more reasons to join our PMP class.

  1. Firm Course Dates & Times: When you register for one of our classes, you are guaranteed it will run as scheduled. We're eliminating worry about cancellation or delay so you can focus on what's important - your training and certification.
  2. Experienced: After 25 years in business, Edwel has the veteran instructors, rigorous materials and critical know-how you need to achieve your PMP certification quickly and with confidence.
  3. Innovative Approach: Built around accelerated learning techniques and a carefully designed course manual, we cover the exam in ten easy-to-grasp, learning modules. In addition, you will learn retention strategies that can dramatically boost your recall of information during the exam.
  4. Fastest Turnaround: We deliver a passing score on the PMP certification exam in as little as five days.
  5. Proven Results: Our PMP course gets you ready better than any other and we have a documented 99% student pass rate to prove it.
  6. Full Money-Back Guarantee: We know our PMP certification training is a great value and has been for over 25 years. That's why we back it up with one of the strongest 100% money-back guarantees possible: if you don't pass, you don't pay.

Free PMP-certified advisors keep you on track

Our classroom instructors are excellent, but did you know that we provide you a coach outside of the classroom? Here is how it works as you get your PMP certification:

  • Right after registration, you are introduced to your PMP-certified adviser.
  • Working with you, your adviser will submit your application to the Project Management Institute.
  • Your adviser is there to answer your questions before, during and after the class.
Since all advisers have passed the PMP exam themselves, they can really get you over any hurdles of the PMP process.

Your exam will have 200 ambiguously-worded problems, randomly chosen from a huge database of 13,000 possible questions - all designed to challenge your ability to maintain focus. With so many possible questions, just knowing the key project management terms is not enough to pass the first time.

Drawing on our 25 years of experience, our instructors teach you how to break down your questions quickly and answer them the right way. Here is what you will learn:

  • Inputs, Tools & Techniques, Outputs (ITTO)
  • Initiating, Planning, Executing, Control, Closing
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Mock Exam and Test Simulation

PMP Exam Prep

• Welcome to the class. Instructor and PMP candidate introductions
• 25 test taking strategies to know and memorize
• Complete PMP Examination Overview - Chapter 1
• What types of questions to expect on the test
• What is the Project Life Cycle and Project Organization - Chapter 2
• Review the five Project Management Process Groups
• Differences between Projects, Programs and Portfolios
• Complete workbook memory checks for Chapter 2
• Explaining the Project Management Knowledge Areas - Chapter 3
• What you need to know about Inputs, Tools, Techniques and Outputs
• Mapping the 47 major processes by knowledge area
• Organizing Integration Management processes into the PM process - Chapter 4
• Listing the components of a good project management plan
• Complete workbook memory checks for Chapters 3 & 4
• Assigning Scope Management processes into the PM process - Chapter 5
• Understanding the key ITTO of the Scope Management knowledge area
• Review practice test answers - Chapter 5
• Wrap Up/Review

Topics Day 2

• Complete the Project Time Management Overview - Chapter 6
• Put the project time management processes into PM process groups
• Defining network diagrams, critical path and possible test topics
• Take Chapter 6 Practice Test
• Grade and Review Practice Test Answers
• Review Chapter 7 – Project Cost Management
• Place cost management processes into PM process groups
• Define and compute earned value for exam mastery
• Apply all earned value formulas needed for the exam
• Complete Workbook Memory Check for Chapter 7
• Begin the Project Quality Management Overview - Chapter 8
• Place the quality management processes into the PM process groups
• Understanding the key ITTO of the Quality Management knowledge area
• Implement techniques used in cost-benefit analysis
• Take Chapter 8 Practice Test
• Grade and Review Practice Test Answers
• Wrap Up/Review

Topics Day 3

• Review Chapter 9 - Project Human Resources Management
• Describing how to create staffing and human resource plans
• Listing the stages of team development and team theory
• Testing for understanding - Chapter 9
• Complete Memory Check - Chapter 9
• Explaining the importance of Project Communications - Chapter 10
• Assigning Project Management Communications into the PM process
• Listing the components of a communications management plan
• Describing stakeholders and perform stakeholder analysis
• Grade and Review Practice Test Chapter 10 Answers
• Complete the Project Risk Management Overview - Chapter 11
• Understanding the various categories of risk and how tested on the exam
• Describing risk planing and response strategies
• Take Chapter 11 Practice Test
• Grade and Review Practice Test

Topics Day 4

• Review Chapter 12 – Project Procurement Management
• Align Project Procurement Management with the PM process
• Detail the key inputs, tools, techniques and outputs of procurement
• Define various contract types and legal terms needed for the exam
• Complete Workbook Memory Check for Chapter 12
• Understanding Project Stakeholder Management - Chapter 13
• Create a stakeholder register and engagement matrix
• Plan and control stakeholder engagement
• Complete Workbook Memory Check for Chapter 13
• Take Chapter 13 Practice Test
• Discussing Chapter 14- Professional Responsibility
• Understanding how ethics might be tested on the exam
• Grasping the meaning of Professional and Social Responsibility
• Complete Workbook Memory Check for Chapter 14
• Ethics Discussion and Review
• Take Final Exam - 175 Questions
• Wrap Up/Review

Taking the Exam Day 5 (optional)

Every participant receives a 1500-question Practice Test Simulator that allows you to practice the exam hundreds of times. Additionally, your PMP®-certified Academic Adviser is available to help with any final test preparation details.

Prometric Testing Centers administers the real PMP exam and offers the exam every day of the week except Sunday. Be sure to work with your adviser to determine the best day to take the actual PMP exam. Ideally, your exam date should be a day with minimal work/family distraction. In short, you can take the exam at any time post-class. Just be sure to do so within four weeks of class completion.
With EdWel, you are covered before, during, and after the class. No other provider offers a guarantee that covers you as extensively as ours.

If you don't pass the first time, take our class again for free. Continue your full access to all course materials and custom simulators while receiving detailed test-taking advice and professional support from your PMP-certified adviser.

Most importantly, our 100% Pass Guarantee covers a full tuition refund should you not pass the PMP exam in three attempts. The only catch? You have to take your first test within 4 weeks and any retakes within 12 weeks (while you still remember the material).

Houston Location

Edwel Training Center
11451 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX. 77079

EdWel Programs’ Houston PMP classrooms are located just south of the Katy Freeway, which, ironically, is a toll-road. There are both national chain and local Houston eateries close by along with numerous hotels.

Houston, located near Galveston Bay and the larger Gulf of Mexico is a petroleum and petroleum services giant. Presently, Houston is America's fourth largest city. Oil and gas companies dominate Houston's economy, however, telecommunications, engineering and aviation are notable contenders. Houston is located in the subtropical zone of the United States making its winters mild, but its summers hot and humid. Houston has much to offer in the way of fine dining and cultural attractions and sporting events. The Texans, Houston's NFL team play at Reliant Stadium; the Houston Astros (MLB) play at Minute Maid Park, while the Houston Rockets (NBA) play at the Toyota Center.

Tuition: $1890 with early registration

Call 800-544-1995 for corporate discounts or to discuss payment plans.

What is PMP Certification?

Getting the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a two-part process. First, there is an application that you need to submit to the Project Management Institute (PMI). The application requires you to document 4500 hours of time working on projects within the last eight years. Additionally, you should have completed 35 hours of project management-related training or education. PMI details everything in full in their handbook.

If you think you meet these requirements, then you can submit your application from the section of the PMI website. The online application has an auto-save function so you can come back to it. Once submitted, an employee of the Project Management Institute will review your application. Typically, the reviewer takes about five business days to review your application. Once approved, you will receive an e-mail from PMI. In the email will be an eligibility code. You will need this code to pay for and schedule your exam with Prometric Testing Center.

What is the Project Management Institute (PMI)?

Founded in 1969, The Project Management Institute has the following stated core belief:

Project management is a critical competence that has a positive influence on organizational results and society.

To build a community of professionals with these critical competency standards, PMI developed the PMP exam in 1984. Currently, there are almost 750,000 PMP credential holders globally

How is the PMP exam administered?

The PMP exam is a non-adaptive, computer based exam of 200 multiple choice questions. Administered by an independent testing administrator (Prometric), each exam question has one correct answer. You have four hours to complete the exam. Most test-takers finish the exam with a little time to spare. Each question has a level of difficulty assigned to it by PMI. The “mix” of difficult and easy questions determines how many questions you need to answer correctly. At the end of the four hours, your exam will be graded immediately and you will receive your scores. The scores are the following:

  • Below Proficient
  • Moderately Proficient
  • Proficient
It is possible to receive a below proficient score in one area and still pass. However, you will need to offset that below proficient score with higher scores in all other areas.

How much does the PMP exam cost?

The exam costs $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-members. The annual fee for PMI membership is $139, so you save a few dollars if you become a member and then schedule your exam.

How should I study for the PMP exam?

Close to 70% of exam questions come directly from the PMBOK Guide which stands for Project Management Body of Knowledge. Right now, all PMP exams are based on the 5th edition of the PMBOK Guide. This edition has a brown cover to it and can be bought online for less than $50 USD. A successful study plan would be the following:

  • Read the PMBOK
  • Download a PDF version of our Edwel Free PMP Textbook
  • Attend an EdWel boot camp
  • Use our exam simulator to take a few practice exams
  • If you score above 75% on our practice exams, you are ready to take the exam

How much time should I devote to studying?

Before attending an Edwel PMP boot camp, we recommend 10-12 hours of pre-class reading. Add in the 35 hours of classroom instruction and we guarantee you will pass the exam.