Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep Class

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

Upcoming Virtual Live 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

September 22 to October 17, 2022

Class fee

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

Class schedule

Monday & Thursday evenings:  5:30 pm – 8:30 pm CDT; Two Saturday mornings: 9:00 am – noon CDT; See Class Schedule for details.

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Class Schedule


Class Times




Sept 22



5:30pm – 8:30pm

1.    Class Overview

2.    Project Management Basics

3.    The Business Environment




Sept 24



9:00am - noon

4.    Roles & Organizations



Sept 26




5:30pm – 8:30pm

5.    Integration Management




Sept 29



5:30pm – 8:30pm

6.    Scope Management





Oct 3



5:30pm – 8:30pm

7.    Schedule Management



Oct 6



5:30pm – 8:30pm

8.    Cost Management




Oct 10



5:30pm – 8:30pm

9.    Resource Management

10.  Stakeholder



Oct 13



5:30pm – 8:30pm

11.  Quality Management

12.  Communication Management



Oct 15



9:00am - noon

13.  Risk Management

14.  Professional Responsibility


Oct 17



5:30pm – 8:30pm

15.  Procurement Management

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
  • Project Management Process Map study guide
  • Team and individual activities similar to classroom activities
  • Materials shipped directly to you
  • Crosswind Exam Manual and Exam Simulation software (valued at $200)

Pre-Class Assignments

  • Browse the Project Management Institute, and under Certifications/PMP find and read through the Exam Content Outline
  • Attend the free class information meeting being held on Zoom on September 12 at 5:30 p.m. CDT or watch the recorded session later. Click to Join info session.


  • 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

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.

Starts Sept. 22!
Join us on Zoom for a free info session on September 12 at 5:30 pm