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            4 hours

         high octane

          exam prep




        Feb 24, 2018




Convince yourself that you can do this!
How to get ready in time? 
Take advantage of PMP® Exam Fuel, four hours of "high octane" exam prep, focusing on exam strategies and questions.
This course prepares students to take the PMP® exam based on the current PMBOK Guide 5th Edition, which is in effect through March 25, 2018.
More about the exam change in the RH column.

In Scope (what this is):
Project Roles 
Exam Strategy
- exam facts
- exam perspective
- exam approach
Exam Questions
- types of questions
- answer strategies
- difficult exam questions (you get to practice)
- explanation and discussion of answers 
Out of Scope (what this is not):
- NOT a review of the PMBOK® Guide 
- NOT a review of the ten knowledge areas
- NOT a presentation on how to study 
- NOT a project management course




1.   Project roles

2.   Exam strategy

3.   Types of questions & answer strategies

4.   PMBOK chapters 1-3, Integration, Scope questions & discussion

5.   Time, Cost, Human Resource Management questions & discussion

6.   Quality, Communications, Risk, Procurement, Stakeholder questions & discussion

7.   Professional Responsibility questions & discussion


Students receive a course handout which includes full presentation, all questions and answers, the PMProcess Flow™ poster, and complete set of six companion documents. 





Experience in project management.

Previous project management study or course.




Saturday February 24, 2018 from 9:00am-1:00pm. 

Total 4 hours.




Go to




There will be an information session on Monday January 8, from 6:00-7:30pm, in room BTC 245 at Schoolcraft College. 




Schoolcraft College

18600 Haggerty Road

Livonia, MI 48152







The course targets individuals that have already gone through some other project management training or self-study, have read the PMBOK® Guide  Fifth Edition, and have basic knowledge of PMI’s project management framework.

·   degree students that need exam preparation 

·   project managers in career transition

·   professionals that need additional qualifying education hours




Each hour of this course counts as one contact hour of formal education.  

PMI requires 35 contact hours to be eligible for the PMP®credential.

Upon completion you will receive a 

certificate as proof of attendance.





Eric van der Meulen, PMP has extensive experience providing leadership and program management in product and process development, R&D, and engineering.  He has more than 20 years experience in project management for large and small companies, and internationally, both as functional leader and as consultant.

·    Developed and delivered 36-hour Project Management Essentials & PMP Exam Preparation pilot and subsequent courses at Schoolcraft College.Students have passed the PMP and CAPM exam.

·   Developed and delivered “Project Planning” series of weekly on-site workshops at engineering company.

·   Delivered on-site project management training for engineers, product developers, IT and finance staff, and executives of corporate clients. Coached executives and project teams with stage-gate implementation.

·   Facilitated executive Innovation Strategy development.

·   Member of ITT Technical Institute’s Business Program Advisory Committee.

·   Published the “PMProcess Flow™ Poster: The ultimate PMP road map and study guide”, a full color 18”x24” poster based on PMBOK® GuideFourth Edition. This poster has been shipped to 30+ countries worldwide.

PMP Exam change effective March 26, 2018

CAPM Exam change effective TBA (first half of 2018)


PMI will update the PMP exam on March 26, 2018.  This means you can take the exam for PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition until March 25, 2018. If you take the exam on or after March 26, 2018, it will be based on PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition.

The CAPM exam will be updated on TBA (first half of 2018).


Here's the link to Exam update information on PMI's website.





"Hi Eric, just wanted to drop you a quick note that I passed the PMP exam yesterday.  Thanks for your help with getting me certified."

- PMP student, May 16, 2011


"I passed my PMP credentials exam last Thursday.  It was a challenge. ... Thank you for your help with the exam prep.  Your course put me on the right track."

- PMP student, May 16, 2011


"I’m happy to report to you that I passed the PMP exam yesterday!  The course you provided was very helpful in preparing for the exam.  Thank you."

-PMP student, May 9, 2011


"Good time management.  Raised my level of confidence to be able to do well on the exam.

Good balance of knowledge and ability to pass it along.  Great representative of the profession."

-PMP Exam Focus student, Aug 2, 2011





One-fifth of the world’s GDP, or $12 trillion, is spent on projects. And with many skilled practitioners leaving or scheduled to leave the workforce due to retirement – in the United States alone, 40% of the workforce by 2015 – there is a great demand for knowledgeable project managers. So much so that $4.5 million of that total is at risk, and the talent gap is widening. When these opportunities arise, certification helps make sure that you’ll be ready. There are already more than 500,000 PMP credential holders around the world and in every industry, from healthcare, tele-communications and finance to IT and construction.


According to a 2007 PricewaterhouseCoopers survey, 80% of high-performing projects use a credentialed project manager. Make sure you’re one of them by earning a PMP certification.




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