PMdistilled Guide, Course & Mentoring

The PMdistilled premium PMP preparatory program comprises of the PMdistilled Guide, PMdistilled training and Expert Mentoring. These three will help you to master professional project management quickly, by eliminating the need for going through hundreds of pages. We are continuously doing the research and optimization of the course based on our rich experience, developments in the industry and the feedback from the participants. If you can commit 50 hours of your time and if you are serious about adding the PMP credential to your profile, then this program is for you.

Iterative approach

The program comprises of 10 iterations (modules). On an average, each iteration takes 5 hours to complete. Iterations 1 to 5 focuses on the Predictive Project Management. Iterations 6,7 and 8 focuses on agile and hybrid project management. Iterations 9 & 10 focuses on exam practice.

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The 10 iterations to PMP*
  1. Introduction to the course
  2. Introduction to Iteration #1
  3. Selecting the best projects
  4. Portfolio, Programs and Projects
  5. Appointing the right project manager
  6. Finalizing the project management approach
  7. Assessment
  1. Introduction to Iteration #2
  2. Introduction to predictive project management
  3. Initiation
  4. Importance of project initiation
  5. Developing project charter
  6. Key stakeholders identification and prioritization
  7. Planning
  8. Collecting requirements
  9. Defining scope
  10. Decomposing the scope into work breakdown structure
  11. Assessment
  1. Introduction to Iteration #3
  2. Developing the Bill Of Quantities (BOQ)
  3. Cost estimation
  4. Organizational structures
  5. Defining the project’s Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)
  6. Defining control accounts
  7. Defining project’s budget
  8. Scheduling
  9. Activity definition
  10. Activity duration estimation
  11. Activity sequencing
  12. Schedule network analysis
  13. Developing the project schedule
  14. Leads, lags, float, buffer, critical path
  15. Crashing & fast tracking
  16. Assessment
  1. Introduction to Iteration #4
  2. Plan quality management
  3. Plan resource management
  4. Plan communications management
  5. Plan risk management
  6. Identify risks
  7. Qualitative risk analysis
  8. Quantitative risk analysis
  9. Plan risk responses
  10. Plan procurement management
  11. Plan stakeholder engagement
  12. Assessment
  1. Introduction to Iteration #5
  2. Execution
  3. Direct and manage project work
  4. Manage project knowledge
  5. Manage quality
  6. Acquire resources
  7. Develop team
  8. Manage team
  9. Manage communications
  10. Implement risk responses
  11. Conduct procurement
  12. Manage stakeholder engagement
  13. Monitoring & Controlling project work
  14. Control scope
  15. Control schedule
  16. Control costs
  17. Control quality
  18. Control resources
  19. Monitor communications
  20. Monitor risks
  21. Control procurement
  22. Monitor stakeholder engagement
  23. Close project / phase
  24. Assessment
  1. Introduction to Iteration #6
  2. Agile & hybrid
  3. What is agile?
  4. When to apply agile project management?
  5. The agile team organization
  6. Product owner
  7. Iteration manager
  8. Team
  9. Key agile ceremonies
  10. Release planning
  11. Iteration planning
  12. Daily team meeting
  13. Iteration review
  14. Iteration retrospective
  15. Agile estimation
  16. Agile artifacts
  17. Agile Charter
  18. Product backlog
  19. Iteration backlog
  20. User stories
  21. Tracking board
  22. Definition of Done (DoD)
  23. Hybrid project management
  24. Assessment
  1. Introduction to Iteration #7
  2. Models
  3. Situational leadership II
  4. OSCAR Model
  5. Cross cultural communication
  6. Effectiveness of communication channels
  7. Gulf of execution and evaluation
  8. Hygiene and motivational factors
  9. Intrinsic Vs Extrinsic motivation
  10. Theory of needs
  11. Theory X, Theory Y and Theory Z
  12. Managing change in organizations
  13. ADKAR Model
  14. The 8 step process for leading change
  15. Assessment
  1. Introduction to Iteration #9
  2. Models
  3. Virginia Satir change model
  4. Transition model
  5. Cynefin framework
  6. Stacey matrix
  7. Tuckman Ladder
  8. Drexler / Sibbet team performance model
  9. Conflict model
  10. Negotiation
  11. Planning
    Process groups
  12. Salience model
  13. Assessment
  1. Introduction to Iterations #9,10
  2. Exam Practice
  3. Applying for the final exam
  4. Rigorous study
  5. Write exam
  6. Retrospective meeting

The learning is effected through a combination of crystal clear and crisp reference material, virtual training through the PMdistilled learning management system supported by expert advice.

Three pronged learning Strategy

PMdistilled Guide

The PMdistilled Guide to professional project management is a clear and crisp reference material covering predictive, agile and hybrid project management approaches as defined in the latest version of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK*) by PMI, USA.

Guide Contents
Chapter 1
  1. Introduction
  2. Selecting the best projects
  3. Portfolio, Programs and Projects
  4. Appointing the right project manager
  5. Finalizing the project management approach
Chapter 2
  1. Introduction to Predictive Project Management
  2. Initiation
    1. Importance of project initiation
    2. Developing project charter
    3. Key stakeholders identification and prioritization
  3. Planning
    1. Collecting requirements
    2. Defining scope
    3. Decomposing the scope into work breakdown structure
    4. Developing the Bill Of Quantities (BOQ)
    5. Cost estimation
    6. Organizational structures
    7. Defining the project’s Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)
    8. Defining control accounts
    9. Defining project’s budget
    10. Scheduling

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Virtual Training

You can become a PMP certified project professional within 10 weeks, if you can spend approximately 5 hours per week. If you can spend more than 5 hours / week, then you can do it even faster.

Training method

  • The training is divided into 10 iterations (modules)
  • Each iteration comprises of;
    • Video lessons
    • Reference material (PMdistilled Guide)
    • Quizzes
    • Practice tests
    • On-demand meeting with instructor
    • Chat support
  • Upon successful completion of all the 10 modules, the participants are provided with 35 contact hours certificate, which they can use while applying for PMP credential.
  • Instructor support is extended till one clears the exam or 1 year from the date of registration, whichever is earlier.
Expert Mentoring

Crystal clear reference material and the on-demand training is supported by highly experienced and qualified mentors from the date of registration till you pass the PMP certification and there after if required.

Our student’s success gives us lot of joy and satisfaction, and we will do everything possible to make you successful at the PMP credential exam on the first attempt itself.

Mentoring activities

  1. One to one meeting with mentors whenever required
  2. Special classes on weak areas based on request
  3. Chat support
  4. Regular updates
  5. New videos on request

This three pronged method comprising of the PMdistilled Guide, PMdistilled training and Mentoring will help yu to pass the PMP certification on the first attempt itself with great confidence and minimal effort.

Success stories ..

Our course participants success stories motivates us to do better day by day…..

I passed my PMP exam on the first attempt with above average proficiency in all areas. I relied on the PMdistilled PMP program for my preparation… Murali Kolathuru PMP, USA

I passed my PMP exam on the first attempt. Did it without even opening PMBOK once. I relied completely on the PMdistilled resources…. Kumar Sekar PMP, Singapore

This is Rajesh Kumar from Dubai. Very much happy to inform you that I passed the PMP exam. Your course was very effective. Many thanks for your support and guidelines. … Rajesh Kumar PMP

I too passed PMP exam yesterday. Thanks a lot for the training. It helped a lot to prepare for the exam. Regards Ranjit N.P  PMP

I have passed my PMP certification in the first attempt itself.. Thank You Lord & thanks for your PMdistilled classes. Have a Blessed Day.  Sheeba PMP

It is evident that your training, notes, presentations and simulation exams are of utmost benefit and necessity to pass the exam. They even go beyond that to teach skills and techniques for life. Thank you so much for your efforts and support throughout the process. Regards, Abbas Moussawi PMP

I passed my PMP last Saturday. Thank you for your help and support. Regards Sakeer Valappil PMP, Regional IS Coordinator ME & Asia Kenya Airways

From the year 2005, more than 20,000 professionals from different geographies participated in the PMdistilled Programs. Among the participants who attempted the PMP certification exam, we have a 98% pass rate on the first attempt itself.

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