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 25 to April 25, 2024


Monday and 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 25



5:30pm – 8:30pm

1.      Class Overview

2.      Project Management Basics

3.      The Business Environment




Mar 28



5:30pm – 8:30pm

4.      Roles & Organizations



Apr 01




5:30pm – 8:30pm

5.      Integration Management




Apr 04


5:30pm – 8:30pm

6.      Scope Management





Apr 08


5:30pm – 8:30pm

7.      Schedule Management



Apr 11


5:30pm – 8:30pm

8.      Professional Responsibility **

9.      Cost Management





Apr 15


5:30pm – 8:30pm

10.  Stakeholder Management **

11.  Resource Management





Apr 18


5:30pm – 8:30pm

12.  Communication Management **

13.  Quality Management




Apr 22


5:30pm – 8:30pm

14.  Risk Management

15.  Procurement Management **




Apr 25


5:30pm – 8:30pm

16.  Exam Content Wrap up

Taking the Exam

1, 2

**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 participant):

  • PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) 7th edition
  • Agile Practice Guide
  • Process Groups: A Practice Guide
    Note: Recommended materials are available via download to PMI members at no charge

Pre-Class Assignments

  • Browse, under Certifications/PMP find and read through the Exam Content Outline.
  • Attend the free class info session being held on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 7:00 pm CST, or watch the recorded session later. Click the Zoom link to join.
  • Access the class's Google Drive to obtain additional information.


  • Sign up for a PMI membership. If you are a full-time student, membership is available for a nominal fee.
  • Obtain the recommended participant provided resource materials (see above).

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.

Email for more information.

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. 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. She received her PMP in 2001 and holds a master’s certificate in project management from George Washington University.

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 also helped to teach or facilitate PMP Prep training for the chapter. She is currently the President of the Project Management Training Alliance (PMTA), a nonprofit organization that provides support to project management trainers.

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