The Project+ certification nowadays is largely considered a “PMP Lite.” It’s off icially based on the PMBOK from PMI, but it’s a much shorter test than the PMP, and it’s often recommended for students who either don’t have the needed hours of experience to qualify for the PMP, or who don’t presently have the time to commit to the more demanding study required for the PMP.
The Project+ cert makes for a great “stepping-stone” to the PMP, as a much shorter test that is quicker and easier to pass. Students take the Project+ test, pass it, review their score-sheets, and then go on from there to study more and take the PMP test soon after. And some students who don’t have the qualifying hours of experience for the PMP take both the Project+ and CAPM exams after this class, so they can add both certifications to their resume until later when they’ve accrued the works hours to go for their PMP.
This Project+ certification course is designed for IT professionals who want to gain the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage and deploy an IT project. This course will also prepare students for the CompTIA Project+ certification exam. Passing the Project+ exam is equivalent to possessing the knowledge and problem-solving skills of an individual with practical IT and project management experience of 2,000 hours.
To ensure your success, it is recommended that students have one year of managing, directing or participating in small- to medium-scale projects.
- Initiating the Project
- Project Process Groups and the Project Charter
- Planning a Project
- Schedule Planning
- Comminicating the Plan
- Defining the Cost, Quality, and Risk Plans
- Executing the Project
- Processing Change Requests
- Controlling the Project
- Closing the Project