PMP Exam Preparation – Virtual Instructor-Led – Online course

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PMP Exam Preparation - Virtual Instructor-Led - Online course

Workshop Description

This 12-sessions instructor-led online PMP Exam Prep program provides a detailed review of everything that participants need to pass the exam. The material covers everything from completing exam application form, the 3 PMI new Domains, People, Processes and Business Environment, to actual tips on writing the exam.

The workshop is delivered by Dr. Sami Fahmy of Performance Excellence Institute (PEII) in collaboration with Procept Associates Ltd and Edmonton Construction Association(ECA)

The workshops focus on PMI terminology and PMIisms as it relates to the 3 new domains: People, Processes, and Business Environment. The goal is to get participants ready for passing the exam from first trial. Although the workshop is intended to help participants write and pass the exam, participants will get a large dose of practical experience as well as some principles to help them in their day-to-day project management work.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed to prepare new and intermediate project managers and project team members to pass the PMP Certification Exam with high marks. The workshop also perfectly fits the needs of individuals who are interested in learning more about PMI’s approach to project management.

Learning Objectives

The objective of this program is to prepare participants to write and pass the PMP exam. In addition to mastering the required exam skills, participants will develop advanced-level management skills. The workshop focuses on explaining PMI terminology, people-oriented approaches, processes and tasks and business terminology. The approach makes it easy for participants to understand and appreciate the new terminology used by PMI.

Delivery Approach and Methodology

  • The program is divided into 12- 3 ½ sessions or modules. This is done purposely in order to ease the participants into the topics and to familiarize them with the effective utilization of project management skills.
  • PEI uses PMI provided material to teach participants the necessary knowledge and tools required to pass the exam.
  • The program provides a detailed review of everything that the participants need to pass the exam. In addition to PMI knowledge and tools, the workshop covers PMP exam application form, a review of all math formulas and actual tips on writing the exam. See detailed exam prep. Workshop outline.
  • The workshops focus on PMI terminology and processes (American), comparing them with Canadian industry terminology.
  • Dr. Sami creates a highly interactive learning environment, participants are grouped in virtual team round table seating which encourages group discussions. Participants are encouraged to challenge each other in a friendly and constructive manner.


  1. The workshop is delivered by Dr. Sami Fahmy, who is approved Authorized Training Partner (ATP) by PMI
  2. Dr. Fahmy has been teaching PMI material for more than two decades
  3. Each session is composed of 3 ½ hours, there will be 2-10 minutes breaks.
  4. Each session includes few questions. This will help the participants absorb and understand the exam material.
  5. Dr. Fahmy will use breakout rooms to divide the group into teams, use polls to get participants feed back and group and team discussions to enhance understanding.

Additional PMP Workshop Information:

  • The training uses adult learning principles and methodologies. Participants are encouraged to reflect on the workshop material and are encouraged to ask questions and share their experience with the rest of the class.
  • The workshop is based on the latest PMI Exam Content Outline (ECO) for 2021. The workshop material is prepared by PMI and delivered by Dr. Sami Fahmy
  • Dr. Sami Fahmy is ATP with the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • This workshop time frame is 42 hours of project management education required to write the PMP examination. You need 35 hours only to write the exam
  • You MUST attend at least 10 sessions out of the 12 scheduled sessions in order to receive the full 35 hours needed for the exam application.
  • The workshop is composed of 12 sessions. Each is 3.5 hours delivered in about 2.5 months
  • The delivery is designed to give you adequate time to prepare and study
  • There is ½ per week mandatory teamwork, to answer MCQ as a team
  • Dr. Sami Fahmy is accredited as an Authorized training partner (ATP) by PMI. PMI accreditation means that he had completed specialized PMI training from PMI to prepare him to deliver the PMI-provided workshop materials and that he had passed PMI exam on their knowledge of the PMP® exam, the PMI workshop, and his knowledge of alternate project management practices like agile and hybrid approaches.

Workshop Cost Date starting
PMP exam preparation: Virtual Instructor-led on-line workshop The 6-day workshop fees is C$1,495.00 plus GST September 2021

Next workshops offering are scheduled as follows:

  1. Jan to March 2022
  2. April to June 2022
  3. to Nov. 2022

Contact Dr. Sami Fahmy for more info on any specific date

PEII can also deliver the PMP workshops for your organization on site and on your specific dates at your convenience



Session Option I


1 Tuesday Sept. 21, 2021

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

Introduction to PMI and the PMP exam

1. Introduction to PMI

2. PMP certification

3. How to complete the PMP Exam application form

4. Planning your most important project

2 Thursday Sept. 23


5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

PMP Exam Preparation

1. How to study

2. Types of exam questions

3. How to prepare for the exam

4. How to answer MCQ

5. How to answer

3 Tuesday Oct. 05


5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

Creating a high performing team by

A. Build a Team

B. Define Team Ground Rules

C. Negotiate Project Agreements

D. Empower Team Members and Stakeholders

4 Thursday Oct. 07, 2021

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

Creating a high performing team by

E. Train Team Members and Stakeholders

F. Engage and Support Virtual Teams

G. Build a Shared Understanding about a Project

 5 Tuesday Oct. 19

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

Starting the Project

A. Determine appropriate project methodology, methods and practices

B. plan and manage scope

C. plan and manage schedule

D. plan and budget manage budget and resources

6 Thursday Oct 21

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

Starting the Project

E. plan and manage quality of product and deliverables

F. integrate project planning activities

G. plan and manage procurement

H. establish project governance structure

I. plan and manage project phase closure

7 Tuesday Nov. 09

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

A. Doing the work

B. Assess and manage risk

C. Execute project to deliver business value

D. Manage communication

E. Engage stakeholders

8 Thursday Nov 11

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

F. Doing the work

G. Create project artifacts

H. Manage project changes

I. Manage project issues

J. Ensure knowledge transfer to project continuity

 9 Tuesday Nov. 23

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

Keeping the team on track

A. lead a team

B. Support team performance

C. Address and remove impediments, obstacles and Blockers

10 Thursday Nov. 25

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

Keeping the team on track

D. Manage conflict

E. Collaborate with stakeholders

F. Mentor relevant stakeholders

G. Apply emotional intelligence to promote team performance

11 Tuesday Dec.07

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST-Edmonton time)

Keeping the Business in mind

A. Manage compliance requirement

B. Evaluate and deliver project benefits and value

C. Evaluate and address internal and external business

D. Support organizational change

E. Employ continuous process improvement

12 Thursday Dec. 09

5:00 PM-8:30 PM

(MST- Edmonton time)

Final review session

Most important tasks

Most important tools

Most important deliverables

  • Each of the above 10 exam content sessions well also cover tools and knowledge needed to enable the PM to complete the tasks
  • Deliverables will also be explained
  • Each session will conclude with:
    • Few related questions
    • A summary of key exam points
    • A case study to help in real-life application


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