Project Management Professional Examination Preparation Course

The course introduces the principles and best practices of project management that comply with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Standard (The Standard for Project Management) and helps prepare for the Project Management Professional certification exam.

Course duration, academic hours: 56
Price (excl. VAT) 2100,00 
Price (with VAT): 2541,00 
Lecturer: Jānis Koklačs
Jānis Koklačs
Lecturer brings over 20 years of leadership experience in diverse global business environments, specializing in product management, IT, and telecommunications. He is skilled in various project management methodologies including SAFE, Scrum, and Waterfall, and he is adept at training and facilitating in these areas. Known for his excellent team management and leadership skills, the lecturer has a strong network across multiple countries, enhancing the teaching with a rich blend of practical insights and global perspectives.

Uldis Zandbergs
Uldis Zandbergs
Uldis Zandbergs is competent in framework development and IT project execution. With a rich educational background emphasizing technology, Uldis merges academic insights with real-world applications, underpinned by his extensive experience in the IT sector. The lecturer has an unique perspective on both the technical and managerial aspects of IT projects. His commitment to professional growth is evident in his dedication to continuous learning, as demonstrated by doctoral studies in information technologies. Uldis Zandbergs is passionate about sharing his knowledge and experience. His approach to training is rooted in real-world scenarios, providing invaluable guidance to professionals from various IT backgrounds.

Voldemārs Hercovs-Hercbergs
Voldemārs Hercovs-Hercbergs
For more than 15 years, Voldemārs Hercovs-Hercbergs has been helping companies achieve ambitious business goals by improving vital IT systems and related business processes.


11. December, 2023 - 29. December, 2023
Uldis Zandbergs
Price (excl. VAT)
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Training schedule:
11.12.2023 09:00-16:15
12.12.2023 09:00-16:15
13.12.2023 09:00-16:15
14.12.2023 09:00-16:15
15.12.2023 09:00-16:15
28.12.2023 09:00-16:15
29.12.2023 09:00-16:15
Course target
  • To provide participants with a comprehensive overview of project management principles, concepts and best practices.
  • To provide participants with tools and techniques that are necessary to effectively plan, execute, monitor and control projects.
  • To train participants on how to manage project risks, changes and mitigate potential problems in the project.
  • To train participants on how to effectively manage resources, including budgets, schedules and human resources.
  • To train participants on how to effectively communicate with the stakeholders involved in the project.
  • To train participants on how to effectively lead and motivate the project team, resolve conflicts.
  • To train participants on how to evaluate the project progress and identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • To prepare participants for the PMP certification exam.

The training consists of 2 parts:

  • 5 days of theoretical training according to the description of best practice developed by the Project Institute  Management (PMBOOK guide)
  • 2-day consultative seminar to help you prepare for the exam

During the seminar, you will have the opportunity to pass a test with equivalent questions as taking the exam.


Project managers, project team members

At Course Completion

After successful course completion students are able:

  • Operate with the basic concepts of project management and be able to communicate their meaning to other stakeholders of the projects they are going to be involved in.
  • Differentiate between 49 project management processes and their elements as described in PMBOK Guide.
  • Judge the necessity to use the appropriate tools and techniques for each individual processes and defend the need for customization of the methods for their individual projects.
  • Develop a project management plan and other project documents necessary for the planning of the project.
  • Manage everyday situation in the project, recognize the deviations from the plans, and apply the appropriate troubleshooting methods in case of deviations.
  • Evaluate the results of work completed and understand the need for communicating those results to other stakeholders.
  • Critically analyze the amount and quality of the knowledge of project management concepts and one’s own shortcomings in the methodology of project management and develop a self-development plan for improvement.

Good English language reading skills.
High school diploma or global equivalent (necessary)
Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent (preferred).
Project management experience (minimum 3 years).

Training materials

Electronic course materials and teacher-prepared materials.

Certification Exam

Vaucher for the PMP exam is included in the course’s price.

Course outline

1. Introduction:

  • Training Objectives
  • Definitions of Project
  • Project Managers and Project Management
  • Project and Organizational Structures
  • Project Lifecycle
  • Stakeholders
  • PMI Framework and PMBOK Guide
  • Project Management Processes and Knowledge Areas

2. Initiating the project:

  • Project Charter development
  • Preliminary Scope Statement development

3. Planning the project:

  • Scope Planning
  • Time Planning
  • Cost and Quality Planning
  • Human resources and Communications Planning
  • Risk Planning
  • Planning Project Procurement

4. Executing the project:

  • Project Plan Execution
  • Implementing Quality Assurance
  • Project Team Development
  • Project Information Distribution
  • Procurement

5. Monitoring and Controlling the project:

  • Managing Changes to Performance Baseline
  • Controlling Scope and Deliverables
  • Schedule Control
  • Costs Control
  • Quality Control
  • Performance Reporting
  • Monitoring and Controling of Risks

6. Closing the Project:

  • Formal Acceptance and Closure
  • Contract Closure

The 2 days seminar’ s program:

1. Project Initiating:

  • Sample test and discussion

2. Project Planning:

  • Sample test and discussions

3. Project Executing:

  • Sample test and discussions

4. Project Monitoring and Controlling:

  • Sample test and discussions

5. Project Closing:

  • Sample test and discussions

6. Planning for exam.

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