This course is a comprehensive study of Project Management principals and the body of knowledge. Students will learn about the five Process Groups and ten Knowledge Areas. The program targets professionals seeking to obtain the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. AAA Institute’s project management program will introduce participants to practical insights and techniques that can be applied in managing projects and is designed to prepare students for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam.

• Demonstrate an understanding of the integrated view of project management.

• Demonstrate effective business communication skills.

• Prepare or develop strategic or organizational project management skills.

• Identify, classify and demonstrate project management activities.

• Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of project management.

• Identify recruitment and staffing concepts and techniques.

• Demonstrate an understanding of 10 Knowledge Areas identified in The PMBOK Guide.

• Demonstrate an understanding of 5 Process Groups identified in The PMBOK Guide.
• Project Foundational Concepts
o Comprehend Project Management Institute (PMI’s) Philosophy of Project Management
o Describe Project Roles
o Interpret Project Context
o Distinguish Common Inputs, Tools, Techniques, and Outputs
• Process Framework
o Analyze Organizational Structures
o Define Process Group 1- Initiating
o Define Process Group 2- Planning
o Define Process Group 3- Executing
o Define Process Group 4- Monitoring and Control
o Define Process Group 5- Closing
• Integration Management
o Develop Project Charter
o Develop Project Management Plan
o Direct and Manage Project Work
o Outline Monitor and Control Project Work
o Perform Integrated Change Control
o Outline how to Close Project or Phase
• Scope Management
o Comprehend Plan Scope Management
o Describe Collect Requirements
o Define Scope
o Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
o Validate Scope
• Time Management
o Plan Schedule Management
o Define Activities
o Sequence Activities
o Estimate Activity Resources
o Estimate Activity Durations
o Develop Schedule
o Create Critical Path Method
• Cost Management
o Comprehend Plan Cost Management
o Compute Estimate Costs
o Analyze how to Determine Budget
o Define Control Costs
o Calculate Earned Value
• Quality Management
o Comprehend Definition of Quality
o Define Plan Quality
o Describe Perform Quality Assurance
• Human Resource Management
o Comprehend Plan Human Resource Management
o Develop Project Team
o Summarize Manage Project Team
• Communications Management
o Comprehend Project Manager’s Role in Communications
o Create Plan Communications
o Define Manage Communications
o Describe Control Communications
• Risk Management
o Comprehend Plan Risk Management
o List Identify Risks
o Analyze Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
o Analyze Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
o Define Plan Risk Responses
o Assess Monitor and Control Risks
• Procurement Management
o Comprehend Procurement Roles
o Explain Plan Procurement Management
o Recognize Conduct Procurements
o Define Close Procurements
• Stakeholder Management
o Comprehend Identify Stakeholders
o Define Plan Stakeholder Management
o Describe Manage Stakeholder Engagement
o Comprehend Control Stakeholder Engagement
We are proud to announce our recent batch of PMP certified students.

Jim Hart, PMP
Spent 30+ years in broadcast television at NBC Universal, primarily in the Technical Operations side of the business. After a complete department shut down, I decided it was time to move to the management side of corporate America and focused on the defense industry near home. I was introduced to AAA Institute and signed up for the Project Management and Business Process program for the PMP. It has been great start towards my future.

Debbie Robins, PMP, ACP
Results driven executive in complex global business environment including Consumer, Mortgage and Commercial Banking and big 4 Financial Services business and Technology Consulting. Effective in managing senior level business relationships, strategic planning, portfolio management, process design and the delivery of technology solutions that drive business value. Experienced in managing large-scale business transformation, software development and packaged product solutions.

Joan McNamara, PMP
Customer focused and action-oriented professional offering lifetime years of real life skills and experience in healthcare management roles and systems training and implementation and project management.

Jim Kunin, PMP
Over 20 years in Healthcare Insurance and about 1.5 years in Finance (Home Mortgage) with 10 years experience as Business Analyst & Technical Analyst.

Amar Satpute, PMP
Certified Project Manager with over 15 years’ experience in the Aerospace industry. Known for analyzing and interpreting technical engineering data. Experienced initiating new supplemental type certificate (STC) for existing and new governor applications. He is always utilizing his knowledge in aircraft technology engineering theory and principles to coordinate onsite project planning, installations, quality inspections, and performance testing.

Scott McGadden, MBA, PMP
Scott McGadden has over 20 years experience working for leading technology and consulting firms including Accenture, Acer and OpenText. Scott has a strong affinity for new technology and has most recently been involved with a SaaS/cloud-based accounting software company located in Woodland Hills. Scott has an MBA from Santa Clara University and just recently passed the PMP certification exam.

Evelyn Boyer, PMP
Evelyn is a Project Manager who specializes in training and development in corporate education organizations. She is currently preparing for PMI-ACP certification and exploring career opportunities.

Christopher Gray, PMP
Extensive professional IT experience ranging from programmer to systems analyst to project lead/manager to IT QA manager. Working for companies such as First Interstate Bank, Weyerhauser Mortgage, Countrywide Home Loans, Bank of America, and QBE, North America, Chris has diversified domain knowledge in voluntary and lender placed insurance, mortgage banking, and credit card processing.

Patrick Boone, PMP, CSM
20+ years in software application development focused on the financial/banking industry, developing and implementing Branch, Call Center and Loan Origination software. Has worked in small private firms and large public matrix organizations and has traveled across the continental United States, Canada and South America as part of his career duties.

Tina Deng, PMP
An experienced software engineering leader for project, quality, and support teams within the financial industry, delivering Branch, Call Center and Loan Origination software. Having formed and managed teams and processes within functional to matrix organization types and development life cycle methodologies; Tina offers an end-to-end expertise in software development.

Thomas White, PMP
35 years Aerospace experience. Multiple program/ project experience in the design, manufacturing, and assembly of new hardware products. Programs range from NASA Space Shuttle engines, to Concentrated Solar Power plants. Started work as design engineer in Civil Engineering, worked design engineer in Aerospace Engineering company and also in an oil well pump company.

Scheilla Raffaelli, PMP
Software engineer with 15+ years of experience in software development with strong SDLC knowledge and experience. Expertise in gathering requirements, design, code, test, debug, manage, and communicate. Scheilla is strong-minded, creative, curious, and a self-learner.

Shahram Zaman, PMP, CSM
20+ years in software application development focused on the financial/Wealth Management and implementing various related software. Has worked in small private firms and large public matrix organizations and has managed teams and projects in several locations in US, London and India.

Keri O'Connor, PMP
Fashion industry operations and product development leader with expertise in new product launches, leading global cross-functional strategy and action planning across Design, Merchandising and Supply Chain teams delivering product meeting aesthetic, cost, quality and time requirements. 15+ years experience leading retail operations initiatives in support of global business evolution strategies.

Sherin Abdalla, PMP, MCP
Information Technology Professional with 20+ years of experience in project management, compliance, end-user support, and systems support. Earned a BS Degree in Computer Information Systems from California State University, Los Angeles. Worked up from technical support analyst into the roles of System Administrator/Systems Engineer for six years. Performed numerous duties that initially included project coordination, and eventually lead to project management.

Bob Thomas, PMP
Akinaw Bulcha, PMP
Albert Durstenfeld, PMP
Kassandra Guy, PMP
Richard Dryer, PMP
Victoria Montanez, PMP