PMP Description

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KPMG has entered into a collaborative training project with the Dar Al Uloom University to create and run a series of entrepreneurial and management programs, such Project Management Professional (PMP®), for entrepreneurs and executives of Saudi high-growth private companies. Register Now

Project Management Professional (PMP®) course provides an overview of the certification process.

The PMP® certificate process emphasizes the process framework involved in providing successful project management.

Whether pursuing a PMP® certification or not, knowledge of PMI’s process framework for project management provides an essential perspective on project management in the twenty-first century.

This course can be considered as an overview of the PMP® certification process or a focused review of the material.

For those professionals seeking either their PMP® or CAPM® certification, this course provides the required knowledge and process needed to prepare for the examination.

This course fully qualify the training prerequisite for the examination (35 contact hours), Students are advised to create a study plan that includes adequate study time in addition to the course to be best prepared to pass the examination. Register Now


This course is well suited for any manager, supervisor or consultant seeking a fuller understanding of PMI’s standard processes and terminology for project management.

In addition, the course is appropriate for project managers who desire to take the PMP® certification examination and have previous project management training and desire to review PMI's PMBOK® as a supplement to their own study plan. Register Now


There are no prerequisites for this course. Register Now

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the value of project management, organizational project management maturity and the PMP® certification process.

  • Know an overview of what a PMP® certified project management must know how to apply.

  • Know the ten knowledge areas of PMI’s Guide to the PMBOK®.

  • Know the five process groups of processes for project management.

  • Understand the 47 key processes of project management and how they relate.

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  • Project management introduction

    • Project management practices and their distinctiveness in business management

    • The value, benefits & advantages of implementing project management practices

    • Project management maturity for organizations

    • Project management certification for professionals

    • The Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Project Management Professional certification (PMP®)

  • PMP® certification

    • Requirements for certification

    • Certification examination process

  • PMP Course Introduction

  • Project Management Framework

  • Foundational Terms and Concepts

  • Process Framework

  • Integration Management

  • Scope Management

  • Time Management

  • Cost Management

  • Quality Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Communication Management

  • Risk Management

  • Procurement Management

  • Professional Responsibilities

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Required Readings and Materials

DAU will provide the below original book upon registration.

  • Project Management Institute (PMI). A Guide to the Project Management of Knowledge (PMBoK) fifth edition released in 2013. Newton Square, PA. 1996. (Reference)

  • Project Management templates CD

Contact Hours

35 hours. Register Now


4500 Saudi Riyal per student, readings and materials inclusive. Register Now


Class to have 25 students Maximum

Schedule & Location

Dar Al Uloom University
May 22nd, 2016 (3.5 classroom hours X 10 sessions)
10 sessions every Sunday, MOnday,Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday from 6:00 PM. Until 10:00 PM.

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Raed Skaf


Raed Skaf provides a range of expert business, Portfolio Management, PMO, and program management services in the private sector and public environments.

Vast experience in the field of Project Management, Performance Management, People Development and Change Management with significant certificates such as PMI OPM3 Assessor & Consultant among 70 certified professional in the world, PMOC, P3O, PMP, PRINCE 2 Practitioner, MoP, CPP, ISO 9001;2008 Lead Auditor, Contract Management etc. to name a few.

With 17 years of experience, Raed Skaf is heading the PMO Consulting at KPMG and worked with Mobily (Etihad Etisalat) as Director for PMO & Budgeting and other Big 4 MNC Consulting firms.

Awarded as the Middle East Project Manager of the year from PMI UK and IIR.

Awarded from Riyada for the leading of a mega national program and from League of Arab States.

Member of the PMI a committee for Project Management standards and PMI Global congress SME reviewer.