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Introduction to Project Management

An introductory course to Project Management Professional (PMP)® Course, taught by a certified (PMP®) professional with five years of project management experience. This course is designed for working professionals who are considering taking up the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Course and want to learn more about the content that they are expected to learn during the course, the amount of time and work required to devote to the course (during course and post-course), with the eventual aim of attaining the globally-recognised PMP® certification.

The key points of each of the 5 process groups and 10 knowledge areas that are the fundamentals to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Course will be taught. This will allow participants to have a sound idea of the concepts that have to be grasped. First-hand exam preparation tips will also be shared (how to prepare for the exam, what to expect on the day of the exam, do's and don'ts during exam day). At the end of the course, participants will have a clearer idea of what is expected of them if they commit to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Course and decide whether they are ready to take on the course.

Course Details

Course Dates
No available dates currently.

Duration
1 day, 9.00AM to 5.00PM

 

Who Should Attend

Working professionals from any industry who have been managing, leading, directing or supporting projects for the last three years or more, and who are considering taking the globally-recognised Project Management Professional (PMP)® Course certified by the Project Management Institute.

Programme Outline

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the key concepts of the 5 process groups (Initiation, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Control, Closing) in project management
  • Understand the 10 knowledge management areas in project management
  • Have a clear idea of the level of preparation and time commitment required to prepare for the (PMP®) exam after taking the actual Project Management Professional (PMP)® course
  • Suggested study timeline to prepare for certification exam 2 months after completion of Project Management Professional (PMP)® course
  • First-hand exam tips that would be useful in helping participants successfully attain their Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification, including exam test structure
Topics
  • Understanding the 5 Process Groups in Project Management
  • Understanding the 10 Knowledge Areas in Project Management
  • Study Strategy for PMP® Exam
  • Game Plan for PMP® Exam

Course Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Course Fee Subsidy
(70%)

Fee after subsidy
$270


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$288.90

Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) (90%)

Fee after subsidy
$90


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$108.90

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) (90%)

Fee after subsidy
$90


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$108.90

Workfare Training Support (WTS)
(95%)

Fee after subsidy
$45


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$63.90

Full Course Fee (without subsidies): $963 (inclusive of prevailing GST)

Instructor

Ms Boey is SUTD Academy Adjunct Fellow and has over five years of project management experience in the airline industry and is PMP® certified.

She has successfully delivered her projects on time, within budget and to the satisfaction of her users. Her international working experience primarily in the US adds a global dimension and skillset to her portfolio. Sharing her experience and knowledge while helping others succeed in managing various projects are her key interests.

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SSG Funding Terms and Conditions

Use of Personal Details

In consideration of the subsidy provided by SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (“SSG”) through the SUTD Academy for the Course,
 

I consent to:

The collection, use and disclosure to relevant third parties of my personal data by the SUTD Academy including but not limited to personal particulars, attendance records, assessment/performance records, for the following purposes:

  1. Reporting of national statistics and conducting of holistic continuing education training research and analysis;

  2. Facilitate the conduct of the relevant surveys and audits in relation to the Course;

  3. General administration of the Course including but not limited to processing of the subsidy provided by SSG;

  4. Publicity and marketing of the Course or other Courses to be provided by SSG or SUTD Academy; and

  5. SSG or its Appointed Auditors or Nominated Representatives to directly contact Course Participant to obtain information deemed necessary for the purposes of conducting effectiveness survey or audits in relation to the Course.
     

I agree to:

  1. Attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments;

  2. Complete the Course feedback at the end of the Course;

  3. Complete the post Course survey sent about 3 to 6 months after class attendance; and

  4. Sign up for a personal email account.

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SUTD Terms and Conditions

Methods of Payment

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

  1. If a written notification is sent to sutd_academy@sutd.edu.sg within 24 hours after course registration deadline there will be no cancellation charges. A full refund will be made. 

  2. No refund is provided if written notification is more than 24 hours after course registration deadline. SUTD Academy reserves the rights to collect the full fee amount from the participant.

Replacement Policy

Companies may replace participants who have signed up for the course by giving a 3-working day notice before the course commencement date to sutd_academy@sutd.edu.sg. Terms and conditions apply.

Registration Policy

  1. Course may be cancelled due to insufficient participants. SUTD Academy will not be responsible or liable in any way for any claims, damages, losses, expenses, costs or liabilities whatsoever (including, without limitation, any direct or indirect damages for loss of profits, business interruption or loss of information) resulting or arising directly or indirectly from any course cancellation.

  2. Course enrolment is based on a first-come, first-served basis.

  3. SUTD Academy reserves the right to change or cancel any course or instructor due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Types of Funding

Funding under Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")

  1. MCES is an enhanced Subsidy to encourage mid-career individuals to upskill and reskill, thereby helping them to remain competitive and resilient in the job market. With this, all Singaporeans aged 40 and above will receive higher subsidies of up to 90% course fee subsidy for SSG-funded certifiable courses.

  2. Individuals/employers are not required to submit an application for the MCES. Those pursuing SSG-funded programmes will be charged the appropriate subsidised fees by SUTD Academy if they are eligible MCES. Individuals/employers will only need to pay the nett fee (full course fee after SSG's grant).

    For more info, please visit  SkillsFuture website at http://www.skillsfuture.sg/enhancedsubsidy

Funding under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")

  1. ETSS is an enhanced funding to enable SMEs to send their employees for training.

  2. SMEs will enjoy subsidies of up to 90% of the course fees when they sponsor their employees for SSG-funded certifiable courses.

  3. In addition to higher course fee funding, SMEs can also claim absentee payroll funding of 80% of basic hourly salary at a higher cap of $7.50 per hour. SMEs may apply for the absentee payroll via the SkillsConnect system.

  4. To qualify, SMEs must meet all of the following criteria:
    - Organisation must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
    - At least 30% local shareholding by Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
    - Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than $100 million
    - Trainees must be hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
    - Trainees must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents

    For more info, please visit SSG website at http://www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/funding/enhanced-training-support-for-smes1.html

Funding under Workfare Training Support ("WTS")

To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a Singapore Citizen; and

  2. Aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities); and

  3. Earn a monthly income of not more than $2,000.

  4. Training allowance is only available for individuals who pay for their own training.

  5. Individuals can apply at any of WSG's Careers Connect or NTUC's e2i centres up to 30 days (including weekends and public holidays) before or after the start of the course.

    For more info, please visit WSG website at http://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-training-support-individuals.html

Funding under Union Training Assistance Programme ("UTAP")

UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more union members to go for skills upgrading.

NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme).

For more info, please visit https://e2i.com.sg/individuals/ntuc-education-and-training-fund/.