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Procept has prepared candidates for the PMP® exam longer than any other provider in Canada. In fact, Procept taught the first professional PMP® Exam Prep course in Canada and was PMI’s first Registered Education Provider in Canada. Currently, Procept has been selected as a PMI Authorized Training Partner (ATP) and now uses PMI-provided course materials when preparing students to pass this important exam.

This course is specifically designed to provide participants with a proven, practical approach to preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam from the Project Management Institute (PMI). It is an intense review of exam material to help prepare you to write the exam; it is not intended to teach basic project management concepts.

Prior project management training and experience is highly recommended to maximize your chances to pass the exam.

The course is delivered by trainers who have had extensive experience in professional project management and a long history of successfully preparing people for the PMP® exam. The instructors are experts at presenting content in an engaging manner, keeping the atmosphere positive, and empowering course participants as they prepare to challenge the PMP® exam.

As of January 2021, all instructors of this course will be accredited by PMI. PMI accreditation means that the instructors have completed specialized PMI training from PMI to prepare them to deliver the PMI-provided course materials and that they have passed a PMI exam on their knowledge of the PMP® exam, the PMI course, and their knowledge of alternate project management practices like agile and hybrid approaches.

Learning objectives

You will gain practical skills to:

  • Identify the "correct" answer to a majority of multiple choice questions similar to the PMP® and CAPM® exams
  • Remember formulas and concepts through application to real-life scenarios instead of memorization
  • Utilize "tips and tricks" to write the PMP® exam with more confidence
  • Identify which content areas may need further home study
  • Be aware of the PMP® and CAPM® qualification process
  • Describe generally-accepted project management practices

Who should participate?

This course is appropriate for individuals who have had previous PM training and are already familiar with project management processes.

Prerequisite

  • Successful completion of Project Management Essentials (or its equivalent), or
  • You already work in a project management environment that manages project scope, cost, time, quality, etc.

Details

Winter/Spring 2022

Dates: April 25, 28 & May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 24, 26, 2022
Time: Monday & Thursday evenings | 7 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Atlantic)
Location: Virtual
Price: $1895 (+HST)
Instructor: Ori Schibi

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Summer 2022

Dates: July 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 & Aug. 9, 11, 16, 18, 2022
Time: Tuesday & Thursday evenings | 7 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Atlantic)
Location: Virtual
Price: $1895 (+HST)
Instructor: Reg Scotland

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Instructors

Hamid Faridani

Hamid Faridani is a Senior Training and Consulting Associate with Procept Associates Ltd. His experience is in managing information technology projects, spending 23 years managing projects for IBM Canada. He led the development of IBM products at the IBM Toronto Lab. As part of IBM Global Services, Hamid delivered projects across insurance, banking, retail and government sectors. He specialized in consulting on troubled engagements, ensuring success of large, high risk projects, establishing trusted customer relationships and ensuring high client satisfaction. As Service Delivery Manager he was responsible for all aspects of software testing engagement including pricing and contract negotiations, project staffing, delivery management and engagement completion. Hamid provided project management leadership to the IBM PM community and was dedicated to helping develop the profession and mentoring other project managers in their career and professional goals.

As an IBM Risk Manager, he was responsible for ensuring that a large portfolio of IT engagements were following documented solution delivery process steps. Hamid ensured that any potential exposures to successful proposal and delivery were identified and addressed. He identified risk areas and recommended workable containment plans, reviewed project plans and recommended changes in plans and resourcing to cover any omissions. He ensured that the scope and responsibilities were well-defined and documented. Hamid mentored other project managers in managing complex, high risk engagements. He also performed PM reviews as part of consulting engagement for external customers.

Hamid holds a PhD in electrical engineering from University of California. Prior to joining IBM, he spent over 10 years as an academic, teaching and conducting research at electrical engineering departments at universities in US, Iran and Canada. His last academic position was Associate Professor at University of Windsor.

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Ori Schibi

Ori Schibi has 27 years’ experience providing practical new ways of managing projects and programs and effectively dealing with challenges around organizational change, strategy, business analysis and PMOs. His experience includes driving process efficiencies, software implementations, project recoveries, project management skills assessments and complex programs that stabilize business, create growth and value and lead sustainable change.

He has long and solid agile experience – including assessing organization’s readiness for agile projects, helping organizations select the right lifecycle approach, aligning agile projects with corporate governance structures, coaching team members, leading agile transitions and adaptations and driving value through leading agile projects. Ori is well-versed in several agile methods, with focus on discipline agile delivery, and teaches for a variety of in-house clients, as well as for OPS, University of Toronto and the City of Toronto.

He is the author of the book Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success (2013), as well as the book Effective PM-BA Role Collaboration (2015). He is also the co-author (with Kevin Aguanno), of the book Agile Business Analysis: Enabling Continuous Improvement of Requirements, Project Scope, and Agile Project Results (2018). His latest books is Effective Project and Change Sponsorship: Getting the Most from Your Strategic Investments (2020).

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Peter Monkhouse

Peter Monkhouse’s career is built on over 40 years of project and leadership experience. Currently, Peter is focused on helping professionals who support organizations to listen to their customers, deliver value, and execute strategy. Throughout his career, he has actively led projects and project managers in the areas of education, consulting, engineering, information technology, health, and organizational change. In a recent role, he successfully coached, mentored and worked with project managers across six continents. In addition, Peter teaches project management courses at Ryerson University, the University of Toronto, and the University of Calgary, along with many of Procept's corporate and government clients.

In prior roles, Peter managed portfolios of continuing education certificates, co-founded a start-up, and led large teams and programs of over US$20 million per year implementing organizational change. In 2019 Peter co-authored the best-selling book, Gen P: New Generation of Product Owners Who Care about Customers.

Over the past 20 years, Peter has taught project management to over 6,000 students in a variety of ways, including classroom, online, and intensive formats. His vast industry experience allows him to use examples to bring project management to life.

In the fall of 2007, Peter became Chair of the Canadian Mirror Committee for the ISO PC236, which led to the development of the standard ISO21500. He received his BSc (Engineering) from Queen’s University and his MBA from the University of Toronto. He obtained his Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential in 1999, and, in May 2008, he graduated from the PMI® Leadership Institute Master Class. In 2020, Peter became a PMI Authorized Training Partner Instructor.

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Reginald Scotland

Reginald Scotland is an experienced program, project and change manager, business analyst, communications analyst, facilitator, mentor and coach with more than 25 years of experience. Reg is an engaging and sociable instructor. He leads adult learners in project management, and is co-developer and presenter of a popular webinar series on project management. He has designed and delivered courses on leadership, communications, numerous military subjects and skydiving. He presented at ProjectWorld 2011.

An experienced mentor and coach, Reg enjoys helping people to achieve new levels of personal and professional competence. His philosophy is that successful people are always learning, and that both the learner and facilitator roles often bring new insights and understandings to those involved. Reg holds a BAA in Journalism (Ryerson University) is a Project Management Professional (PMP) (Project Management Institute), a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) (Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Ontario) and is certified in Change Management methodology (Prosci ADKAR). He serves on the Boards of the Royal Canadian Military Institute, St. John Ambulance of York Region, and on the Toronto Executive of the Order of St. George.

He is a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Canadian Army Reserve, with experience in leadership, emergency management, logistics, training, planning, and financial administration and management.

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