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March 18 – May 20
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm



Judy Ratcliffe

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Test Prep

WIOA Eligible WIOA #23266

If you do not qualify for the PMP Exam, you can still take this course and apply to take the CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) exam through PMI. The PMP® certification is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers and is granted through The Project Management Institute, PMI, the world’s leading project management organization.



**If you do not qualify for the PMP Exam, you can still take this course and apply to take the CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) exam through PMI.**

Project Management Certificate and PMP Test Prep – Fully Online * WIOA Approved
Position yourself for a big career move with PMP® certification.

Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a proven way to enhance your resume, elevate your career potential, and boost your earnings.

Earn a higher salary: According to PMI, PMP® credential holders in the US earn 25% more than those without a PMP certification.
Earn a prestigious certification recognized around the globe.
Build skills and knowledge that are transferable between industries, market segments and geographic locations.
Gain an advantage over non-certified project managers.
Prove your project management knowledge, commitment, and experience.
Join a global network of over 1,000,000 PMP credential holders.
Learn more about PMP certification benefits at

Prepare to pass the PMP® exam.

Ensure you’re prepared for the rigorous PMP exam with our PMP course. This intensive program combines expert instruction with The CertWise® Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation training materials and meets PMI’s 35 contact hour PMP Exam requirement. Our course will help you learn faster, retain more knowledge, and stay on track for success on the PMP exam.

Why Enroll in This Course?

Learn from our experienced and certified PMP instructors.
Prepare for class and the exam with The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation, included in tuition. This interactive study program includes printed study materials, online quizzes, flashcards, PMP practice test, and more. You will have access to the online study tools for an entire year.
Discuss topics and network with peers from a variety of industries.
Stay on track to complete your PMP studies with our structured learning environment.
Meet the 35-hour project management education prerequisite.
Take advantage of your employer’s tuition reimbursement program.
Premium Quality Course Materials

Included in your course registration fees, you will receive The CertWise Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation. This premium quality program combines comprehensive printed reading materials with interactive online study materials to expand, apply and solidify your knowledge to pass the PMP exam.

Comprehensive Reading Materials

Printed books provide an in-depth exploration of the three domains tested on the PMP exam.
A glossary of key PMP terminology is included at the end of each chapter, with official PMI® definitions.
Progress check questions are included at the end of each chapter to help students check their understanding and retention of topics.
Topics are presented in a concise, easy-to-understand format to cover the PMP® Examination Content Outline and are organized to follow the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition.
Interactive Online Study Tools

Participants will have access to interactive online study tools for one year. These tools provide participants with an opportunity to apply and reinforce concepts, evaluate their knowledge, and monitor their growth throughout the course. Over 900 practice questions are included in the following online tools:

Pre-test: Evaluate initial knowledge to identify areas of strength and weakness and focus studies.
SmartStudy™: Build a customized study plan to optimize study time.
Chapter Quizzes: Test comprehension, retention, and ability to apply concepts.
Process Group Quizzes: Practice test questions by domain area.
Flashcards: Review important key terms and definitions.
Practice Exam: Build confidence and set your pace with a timed practice exam.
Progress Reports: Track your activities and scores.
Resource Center: Access helpful test-taking tips, PMP exam resources, feedback links, and more.
Program Requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this program, however, to be accepted into the PMP program, you must meet strict prerequisites. Review the PMP® Handbook for details.

PMP® Exam Requirements: To apply for the PMP, candidates must have a combination of education and professional project management experience. For more information, review the PMP® Handbook.

PMP Prerequisites and Exam Details

Our course is designed to prepare individuals for the PMP Exam. The PMP is highly recommended for experienced project managers looking to advance their skills, career, and earning potential. Candidates must meet education and experience requirements detailed below, agree to a professional code of conduct, and pass the PMP Exam.

Education and Experience Prerequisites

To apply for the PMP, you need to meet all education and experience prerequisites in one of the following two categories:

General Education

Project Management Experience

Project Management Education

Category A

Secondary Degree (high school diploma, associate degree or the global equivalent)

Minimum of five (5) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects

35 hours of project management education

Category B

A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent)

Minimum of three (3) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects

35 hours of project management education

PMP Exam Details

•180 questions (175 scored questions + 5 unscored/pre-test questions). Questions will be a combination of multiple-choice, multiple responses, matching, hotspot and limited fill-in-the-blank.
•230 minutes to complete the exam.
•You have a choice of Computer-Based Testing (CBT) administered by Pearson VUE testing centers (paper-based testing is available under limited circumstances), or an Online Proctored Test (OPT) in the comfort of your home or office while being monitored via webcam and microphone.
•Two 10-minute breaks for computer-based tests. No scheduled breaks for paper-based exams.
•Exam content weighted by the three domains from the PMP® Examination Content Outline:
I. People (42%)
II. Process (50%)
III. Business Environment (8%)
•Exam eligibility period is one year from your exam application approval date. You may test three times in one year.
•You will receive a printed copy of your exam results immediately after completing your CBT exam. This will include pass/fail status and a proficiency level by domain (Proficient, Moderately Proficient, Below Proficient).
For complete details regarding the PMP eligibility requirements and the PMP exam, please review the PMP® Handbook.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact:

Judy Ratcliffe | 860-832-2276

Other resources:

Project Management Institute (PMI):
PMP Certification:

Who Should Enroll

This Instructor-led program is ideal for those with project management experience, are preparing to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination, and want to make certain they have a high probability of passing it the first time.


Scott D. Ferrin has been the director for talent management at Arizona State University Enterprise Partners since 2019.

He has more than 25 years of work experience in HR in the association, mining, financial services, and insurance industries. He is an expert consultant and speaker on HR best practices. Before joining the ASUEP staff, he held titles such as field services director, senior workforce planner, workforce planning manager, HR manager, talent manager, recruiter and HR generalist for companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 to start-up companies with 20 employees.

ASU Enterprise Partners (ASUEP) is a shared service enterprise of investment, finance, law, information systems, human resources and communication experts who provide centralized guidance and support to each entity that makes up ASU Enterprise Partners: the ASU Foundation, University Realty LLC, ASU Research Enterprises, Arizona Technology Enterprises and Research Collaboratory at ASU. These organizations support the aspiration of Arizona State University to be a New American University.

Ferrin administers the development and implementation of recruiting strategies for ASUEP. Under his leadership, the HR team provides an innovative and effective organization-wide talent management program with focused attention on talent acquisition, employee engagement, retention and succession planning.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in finance from Weber State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He is certified as a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Association Executive (CAE).

Ferrin serves as the deputy director of membership for the Arizona SHRM State Council and was previously the legislative director for the East Valley Human Resources Association.


This class is offered online.


Great experience. Scott is excellent, thank you again. Frank Fall 2022

With PMP being my first certification exam, I wanted the interaction and clarification of content that an instructor provides. The CertWise 5-week online course gave me access to an instructor with a deep understanding of PMP concepts and applications and who was able to successfully prepare me for the PMP exam. The course materials saved time, providing an apt summary of the voluminous PMBOK Guide. I also valued the online pre-test, post-test and practice exam. I was committed to passing the PMP exam on my first attempt, and I did! Sylvia A.

I had taken a boot camp course with a different provider and didn’t think I had gotten the information I needed in order to pass the PMP exam. After taking this CertWise course with a longer overview and a work at your own pace approach I was able to fill in the gaps of my knowledge. With a big help from the flash cards, that I printed out and studied, I was able to pass the PMP exam on my first attempt. Brian E.

The content in this course is more in-depth than other materials I’ve used, and my instructor really cared about my success. When I took the PMP exam, I felt very prepared and realized pretty early on that I was going to pass. I felt calm and confident throughout. Anne K.

The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation is a great choice for PMP candidates because it offers what other programs can’t: a complete, self-contained, instructor-supported program that is backed by a large, reputable company with a great industry track-record. Kris Allen, PMP, PE