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The Learning System for PMP Exam Preparation Course

PMP Exam Prep

The next session for Spring 2021 has not yet been determined. Please email Jack Chan at jchan@bhcc.edu your information so that he may contact you when the session dates go live.

Due to Covid-19 and the social distancing measures in place, the PMP Exam Prep class is only available online. 

A career in project management offers a variety of jobs across industries, incredible growth potential, and excellent compensation

Skilled project management professionals are in a prime position to benefit from:

  • A projected 2.2 million new project management jobs created around the world each year through 2027, according to the Project Management Talent Gap Report.
  • A median salary in excess of US$100,000 in the US, Switzerland, Australia, Germany and the Netherlands.

Position yourself for a big career move with PMP® certification

Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a proven way to enhance your resume, elevate your career potential, and boost your earnings.

  • Earn a higher salary: According to PMI®, PMP credential holders can earn upward of US$20,000 more annually than non-credentialed jobholders.
  • Earn a prestigious certification recognized around the globe.
  • Build skills and knowledge that are transferable between industries, market segments and geographic locations.
  • Gain an advantage over non-certified project managers.
  • Prove your project management knowledge, commitment, and experience.
  • Join a global network of over 793,000 PMP credential holders.

Learn more about PMP certification benefits at pmi.org.

Prepare to pass the PMP® exam

Course materials align with the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition and prepare you for the updated PMP exam.

Ensure you're prepared for the rigorous PMP exam with Bunker Hill Community College’s NEW PMP Exam Prep course. This intensive program combines expert instruction with The CertWise® Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation training materials and meets PMI’s 35 contact hour PMP Exam requirement. Our course will help you learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the PMP exam.

Online Course Details

Location Online (Remote Learning)
Date & Time Click the Register Now button on the bottom of the page to get the start and end dates
Course number BSN-126E
Tuition $839.00
Book Price  Estimated $530.00
Total Cost  $1,369.00
Course Materials     The Learning System for PMP® Examination Preparation
Online Materials (Included) Interactive online study tools including quizzes, flashcards, PMP practice test, and more. 
Instructor TBD
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Jack Chan
Sonia Sharma
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 NOTE: Schedule and location are subject to change.

Why Enroll in This Course?

  • Learn the entire PMBOK® Guide–Sixth Edition with our experienced and certified PMP instructors.
  • Prepare for class and the exam with The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation, included in tuition. This interactive study program includes printed study materials, online quizzes, flashcards, PMP practice test, and more. You will have access to the online study tools for an entire year.
  • Discuss topics and network with peers from a variety of industries.
  • Stay on track to complete your PMP studies with our structured learning environment.
  • Meet the 35 hour project management education prerequisite.
  • Take advantage of your employer’s tuition reimbursement program.
  • Earn up to 36 CEUs

Course Topics

Bunker Hill Community College’s PMP Learning System Prep Course provides an in-depth exploration of the five knowledge domains and 10 Knowledge Areas tested on the PMP exam. You will also gain valuable test-taking tips and strategies to help you approach the PMP with confidence.

5 Knowledge Domains (Process Groups)

10 Knowledge Areas

  1. Initiating the Project
  2. Planning the Project
  3. Executing the Project
  4. Monitoring and Controlling the Project
  5. Closing the Project
  • Integration Management
  • Scope Management
  • Schedule Management
  • Cost Management
  • Quality Management
  • Project Resource Management
  • Communications Management
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Stakeholder Management

View our course syllabus for a complete course overview.

Premium Quality Course Materials

Included in your course registration fees, you will receive The CertWise Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation. This premium quality program combines comprehensive printed reading materials with interactive online study materials to expand, apply and solidify your knowledge to pass the PMP exam.PMP Exam Prep course materials

Comprehensive Reading Materials

  • Three printed books provide an in-depth exploration of the five knowledge domains tested on the PMP exam. These materials are organized into 14 chapters including:
    • Chapters 1-3: Project Management Concepts, Framework, and Skills – to provide context and an overall framework for the study content to follow.
    • Chapters 4-13: Covering each of the 10 Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition (Integration, Scope, Schedule, Cost, Quality, Resource Management, Communications, Risk, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management), following the organization of the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition for easy cross-reference.  
    • Chapter 14: Preparing for the PMP Exam (test-taking tips and strategies).
  • A glossary of key PMP terminology is included at the end of each chapter, with official PMI® definitions (utilizing the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition glossary or PMI Lexicon of Project Management Terms Version 3.0).
  • Progress check questions are included at the end of each chapter to help students check their understanding and retention of topics.
  • Topics are presented in a concise, easy-to-understand format to cover the PMP® Examination Content Outline, and are organized to follow the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition.


Interactive Online Study Tools

Participants will have access to interactive online study tools for one year. These tools provide participants with an opportunity to apply and reinforce concepts, evaluate their knowledge, and monitor their growth throughout the course. Over 900 practice questions are included in the following online tools:

  • Pre-test: Evaluate initial knowledge to identify areas of strength and weakness and focus studies.
  • SmartStudy™: Build a customized study plan to optimize study time.
  • Chapter Quizzes: Test comprehension, retention, and ability to apply concepts.
  • Process Group Quizzes: Practice test questions by domain area.
  • Flashcards: Review important key terms and definitions.
  • Post-test: Gauge knowledge gained and areas that require further study.
  • Practice Exam: Build confidence and set your pace with a timed practice exam.
  • Progress Reports: Track your activities and scores.
  • Resource Center: Access helpful test-taking tips, PMP exam resources, feedback links, and more.

Registration Details

Registration deadline:  We accept registration five days before class starts.

Cancellation policy:  You may cancel your registration up to two days prior to the start of the class. After the course starts, there is no refund.  If it is necessary for BHCC to cancel this class due to low enrollment, we will contact you by phone within two days prior to the start of class. If the class is canceled, your credit or debit card will automatically be refunded.

Program requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this program, however, to be accepted into the PMP program, you must meet strict prerequisites. Review the PMP® Handbook for details.

PMP® Exam requirements: To apply for the PMP, candidates must have a combination of education and professional project management experience. For more information, review the PMP® Handbook.

Order Your Book: Book cost is separate. You must order The CertWise Learning System For PMP Exam Preparation book through the college bookstore either by phone or online. You must buy the book from the College bookstore located at the main campus located at 250 New Rutherford Avenue, Charlestown, MA, and not from anywhere else. The book from the college bookstore is tied to a license that will be activated once you email your receipt to Jack Chan at jchan@bhcc.edu. Without a receipt from the college bookstore, you will not be able to get a license and therefore, will not be able to join the class. If you purchase your text by phone, your materials will be shipped to you free of charge. If you order the book online, shipping charges apply and you bear the cost of shipping. Credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, AmEx, and Discover.

If purchasing online, shipping charges apply. Please visit https://www.bkstr.com/bhccstore. Under Shop By Course, click Enter Courses. Select the appropriate term. In the Department field, make your selection. In the Select Course field, choose 126E. In the Section field, choose the appropriate section. Then click "Find Materials for (1) Course" box. Order your book.

If you need assistance, please call the bookstore at 617-228-2304.

PMP Prerequisites and Exam Details

Our course is designed to prepare individuals for the PMP Exam.  The PMP is highly recommended for experienced project managers looking to advance their skills, career, and earning potential. Candidates must meet education and experience requirements detailed below, agree to a professional code of conduct, and pass the PMP Exam.

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has decided to extend access to the current PMP exam until December 31, 2020, and postpone the launch of the new exam until January 2, 2021. This postponement will provide candidates with additional time and access to training resources to help them prepare and sit for the exam confidently. If you have already scheduled your exam, or plan to do so in the near future, please consult their COVID-19 page for the latest updates and guidance.

Education and Experience Prerequisites

To apply for the PMP, you need to meet all education and experience prerequisites in one of the following two categories:

  General Education Project Management Experience Project Management Education
Category A Secondary Degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent) Minimum of five (5) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with  7,500 hours leading and directing projects 35 hours of project management education
Category B A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) Minimum of three (3) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects 35 hours of project management education

PMP Exam Details

  • 200 multiple choice questions (175 scored questions + 25 unscored/pre-test questions).
  • 4 hour time limit.
  • Computer-based testing (CBT) format administered by Prometric testing centers (paper-based testing is available under limited circumstances)
  • Exam is administered in English.
  • Exam content weighted by the five domains from the PMP® Examination Content Outline:
    1. Initiating the Project (13%)
    2. Planning the Project (24%)
    3. Executing the Project (31%)
    4. Monitoring and Controlling the Project (25%)
    5. Closing the Project (7%)
  • Exam eligibility period is one year from your exam application approval date. You may test three times in one year.
  • You will receive a printed copy of your exam results immediately after completing your CBT exam. This will include pass/fail status and a proficiency level by domain (Proficient, Moderately Proficient, Below Proficient).

For complete details regarding the PMP eligibility requirements and the PMP exam, please review the PMP® Handbook.

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Contact Us

Contact us if you have any questions or would like more information.
Download the PMP flyer.

Jack Chan
Phone: 617-228-2157

Sonia Sharma
Phone: 617-228-2462


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