Project Management Professional (PMP) Live Prep Class

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is the world’s leading project management certification.

Upcoming Class

Class goal

Gain an understanding of the project management concepts, terms, processes and scenarios that are required content for the PMP Certification Exam in this 35-hour interactive, live Zoom class.

Class dates

March 28 to April 27, 2023

Tuesday & Thursday evenings:  5:30 pm – 8:30 pm CST

Class fee

$1,299; includes materials such as exam manual and exam simulation software

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Class Schedule


Class Times




Mar 28



5:30pm – 8:30pm



1.      Class Overview

2.      Project Management Basics

3.      The Business Environment






Mar 30



5:30pm – 8:30pm

4.      Roles & Organizations


Apr 04



5:30pm – 8:30pm

5.      Integration Management


Apr 06



5:30pm – 8:30pm

6.      Scope Management


Apr 11



5:30pm – 8:30pm

7.      Schedule Management


Apr 13



5:30pm – 8:30pm


8.      Professional Responsibility

9.      Cost Management




Apr 18



5:30pm – 8:30pm


10.  Stakeholder Management

11.  Resource Management




Apr 20



5:30pm – 8:30pm


12.  Communication Management

13.  Quality Management




Apr 25



5:30pm – 8:30pm


14.  Risk Management

15.  Procurement Management




Apr 27



5:30pm – 8:30pm


16.  Exam Content Wrap up

17.  Taking the Exam

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A few sections are blended learning. You will be required to review the section and take a quiz, then discuss them in class.

Included in the class

  • 35 hours of PMP training, geared toward exam content in a live, interactive format
  • Materials shipped directly to you with registration - Crosswind Exam Manual & Exam Simulation software (valued at $200) and Project Management Process Map
  • Class documents (slides, worksheets, etc.) available on a Google Drive 
  • Team and individual activities similar to classroom activities

Recommended resource (materials provided by student):

PMBOK 6th edition & Agile Practice Guide -packaged with PMBOK6
Free download available to PMI members

Pre-Class Assignments


  • Sign up for a PMI membership. If you are a full-time student, membership is available for a nominal fee.
  • Obtain the recommended PMBOK 6th edition and the Agile Practice Guide that accompanies the PMBOK (free download available to PMI members)
  • When available, access the class Google Drive folder for additional information (coming soon)

Can't Make It to This Class? Request a Custom Class for Your Office

Hold the course remotely, at your office site or on the UMKC campus in the SSE executive education classroom. SSE Professional Programs will help you determine a convenient schedule. Fee is dependent on location, duration and schedule, number of participants and materials needed.

All participants receive a certificate of completion for completing the 35 required course hours. 

About the Instructor

Lyn Heaton, PMP, has been active in the project management field for more than 30 years, both as a project manager and an educator. She has provided project management training to various corporations, the U.S. Army and UMKC.

Lyn worked for 19+ years in the telecommunications industry at Sprint Nextel. She held the position of project and program manager in various departments including network services, information services, finance and marketing. During that time she worked on many of their multi-million dollar projects. Before moving to Overland Park, Kansas, Lyn was an instructor of computer science courses at Austin Community College, Austin, Texas. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Lyn is an active member of the Kansas City Chapter of PMI, previously serving on their board of directors as the VP of professional development. She has helped to teach or facilitate PMP Prep training for the chapter since 2007. She received her PMP in 2001 and holds a master’s certificate in project management from George Washington University.

Spring 2023
Free Zoom info session on Thursday, 3/9 at 7:00 pm