CompTIA - Project+

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Duration:

Only 7 Days

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Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

6/2/2023 (Monday)

Overview

Firebrand Training CompTIA Project Plus

Firebrand Training is an Authorized Partner of CompTIA. This means that you are guaranteed the highest level of instructor and course material, all of which is officially approved by CompTIA.

The CompTIA Project+ certification validates your knowledge and abilities as an IT project manager.

CompTIA Project+ certification is a vendor-neutral credential recognized worldwide. Having a Project+ certification is proof that you have the critical knowledge of business practices, interpersonal skills and project management processes, in addition to the ability to effectively plan, implement and complete projects on time and within your budget.

The Project+ Accelerated Certification Program is appropriate for the following job functions:

  • Programmer, Senior Level
  • Project Manager, Intermediate Level
  • Project Manager, Entry Level
  • Software Architect, Senior Level

Our CompTIA Project+ Program

  • Allows you to achieve your certification in a fraction of the time of 'traditional training' while delivering industry-leading exam passing percentages
  • Helps students grasp concepts more easily by identifying and catering to individual student learning styles through a mixed visual, auditory and kinaesthetic-tactual delivery system
  • Enhances retention by employing accelerated learning techniques focused on committing information to long-term memory

Benefits

Reasons for CompTIA Project+ certification include career advancement, personal improvement, skills enhancement, and higher salaries.

The mean compensation for project managers in the United States is now $87,807. Project Managers on the West Coast fare even better, with mean salaries of almost $103,600. Overall, those who have received project management certification through professional associations earn about $5,000 a year more than those without certifications.

Individuals

Having proof of your skills and knowledge gives you the edge over other candidates when you're applying for a job, providing:

  • Proof of professional achievement
  • Better job opportunities
  • A viable career path
  • Foundational knowledge for additional certifications

Companies

Certification provides companies with skilled employees, leading to:

  • Increasing customer satisfaction & repeat business
  • Simplified recruiting and hiring
  • Lower training costs
  • Greater customer satisfaction
  • Measurable competence standards

According to a recent survey developed by RHI Consulting, 23 percent of CIOs named project management as the area in which their staffs could use the most improvement.

Human Resources

  • Employer-funded training and certification programs are a key to retaining skilled IT staff. Career development and advancement opportunities are shown to significantly reduce rates of employee turnover.
  • Certification Training Programs provide benchmarks for hiring and promotion decisions by accurately assessing technical skills.
  • For-certification training programs maximize educational investments through immediate validation of skills.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

Firebrand Training's CompTIA Project+ Accelerated Certification Program is the most effective, efficient way to learn a foundational standard for terms, concepts, and competencies in information system project management.

Course Materials

Students attending this blended-learning program will receive a robust set of course materials that caters to each of the three primary individual learning-intake styles (auditory, visual, and kinaesthetic-tactual) - critical for a successful accelerated learning experience.

Daily lectures, labs, and review sessions are supplemented by a combination of:

  • Proprietary Lab Manual & Project+ Courseware - developed to address the demands of accelerated learners
  • Self Test or Transcender Testing Software

Delivery Schedule

The CompTIA Project+ Program prepares students to successfully pass the examinations outlined below.

  • Project Initiation: Discovery and Analysis
  • Project Initiation: Estimating
  • Project Initiation: Framing the Project
  • Project Planning: Laying the Foundation
  • Project Planning: Developing the Plan
  • Project Planning: Building the Team
  • Project Execution: Monitoring and Managing
  • Project Control: Managing Chaos
  • Project Closure: Tying Up Loose Ends
  • Examination Review/Testing Exam: PK0-002

Exam Track

The Project+ examination is designed for Information Technology (IT) and business professionals involved with IT projects and business projects with a technology component.

The examination is designed for candidates possessing at least 12 months of cumulative experience in leading, managing and directing small to medium scale IT projects.

Project+ examines the business, interpersonal and technical project management skills required to successfully manage IT projects and business initiatives with a technology component.

The exam is in the conventional linear format. There are about 80 questions on the exam and candidate will have 90 minutes to complete the exam. The exam is available in English only.

The table below lists the domains measured by this examination and the extent to which they are represented in the examination:

  • Domain 1.0) IT Project Initiation and Scope Definition 20%
  • Domain 2.0) IT Project Planning 30%
  • Domain 3.0) IT Project Execution, Control and Coordination 43%
  • Domain 4.0) IT Project Closure, Acceptance and Support 7%

Response Limits

The candidate selects from four (4) or more response option(s) that best completes the statement or answers the question. Distracters or wrong answers are response options that a candidate with incomplete knowledge or skill would likely choose, but are generally plausible responses fitting into the content area.

Test item formats used in this examination are:

Multiple Choice: The candidate selects one option that best answers the question or completes a statement.

Multiple-Response: The candidate selects more than one option that best answers the question or completes a statement.

Drag and Drop Items: A drag and drop item is an item that requires the candidate to drag a graphic or text to a correct destination

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Experience

Project+ certification provides an independent validation that the project manager has mastered the foundation-level concepts applicable to IT and traditional projects. Project+ certifies knowledge mastery equivalent to 2,000-hours project-management experience.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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