The CertWise Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation, Version 7.0

This CertWise course is aligned with the new PMBOK® Guide – Seventh Edition! This release is part of our commitment to providing educational institutions with premium quality, turn-key PMP course materials and tools for both students and instructors, with in-depth exploration of the current PMP® Exam Content Outline.

The CertWise Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation course offers …

• Complete preparation for the current PMP® exam.

• 35 contact hours of formal project management education.

• Turn-key, premium quality participant and instructor course materials.

• Worry-free updates and product management.

• One-on-one support for course planning and implementation.

Looking for an introductory project management course for students who need more practical “how-to” training, rather than exam preparation? We’ve got you covered!

Check out our Essentials of Project Management Course!

What’s included in the CertWise Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation course?

The following course materials are available for your students and instructors.



  • Two printed books, also available via online e-reader, provide in-depth exploration of the 3 exam domains from the current Exam Content Outline.
  • Organized into 6 modules:

Module 1: Business Environment (Exam Domain III)
– Chapter 1: Project Management Concepts
– Chapter 2: Project Life Cycles, Phases and Process Groups
– Chapter 3: Project Benefits and Value
– Chapter 4: Compliance
– Chapter 5: Change Management
– Chapter 6: External Business Environment Changes

Module 2: People (Exam Domain I)
– Chapter 1: Project Manager Role and Tuckman Ladder
– Chapter 2: Forming—The Project Manager
– Chapter 3: Forming—Team Performance Domain
– Chapter 4: Storming
– Chapter 5: Norming
– Chapter 6: Performing
– Chapter 7: Adjourning

Module 3: Process – Design (Exam Domain II)
– Chapter 1: Governance Structure
– Chapter 2: Incremental Value
– Chapter 3: Development Approach and Life Cycle Performance Domain
– Chapter 4: Agile and Hybrid Project Methodologies
– Chapter 5: Project Artifacts
– Chapter 6: Measurement Performance Domain
– Chapter 7: Planning Performance Domain
– Chapter 8: Predictive Project Integration

Module 4: Process – Primary Constraints (Exam Domain II)
– Chapter 1: Project Work Performance Domain
– Chapter 2: Scope
– Chapter 3: Schedule
– Chapter 4: Costs and Budget

Module 5: Process – Secondary Constraints (Exam Domain II)
– Chapter 1: Resources
– Chapter 2: Procurement
– Chapter 3: Delivery Performance Domain
– Chapter 4: Uncertainty Performance Domain

Module 6: Process – Managing and Closing (Exam Domain II)
– Chapter 1: Change Control
– Chapter 2: Stakeholder Performance Domain
– Chapter 3: Communications
– Chapter 4: Knowledge Transfer
– Chapter 5: Closure


The CertWise® Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation course provides a learning path through interactive online study tools including nearly 1300 practice questions. These tools help students apply the concepts learned in the reading materials and test their understanding and retention of the topics. Students have access to the online tools for one year.

  • 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.
  • Quizzes: Test comprehension, retention, and ability to apply concepts.
  • Flashcards: Review important key terms and definitions.
  • Glossary: Reference key PMP terminology and official PMI® definitions.
  • Practice Exam: Build confidence with a test that emulates the timing/weighting of the PMP® computer-based exam.
  • Progress Reports: Track activities and scores.
  • Resource Center: Access worksheets, helpful test-taking tips, PMP® Exam resources, feedback links, and more.


The CertWise® Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation instructor materials include everything needed to prepare and deliver a consistent and effective learning experience.


The Instructor Resource Book gives instructors the background and direction they need to teach and manage the course.

  • Student and instructor responsibilities
  • Course syllabus (virtual and classroom-based formats)
  • Recommended time allocations
  • Information on how to customize and use the PowerPoint slides
  • An overview of the online session reports


The instructor version of the materials includes the same content that is provided to students.


Instructors can download the PowerPoint slides to guide instruction and present general concepts. Slides can be modified or reorganized to suit class and instructor needs.


When students complete the quizzes and activities included in the CertWise® Learning System for PMP Exam Preparation® course, their progress and results are available to instructors through the Learning Analytics Center. The reports allow instructors to see how students are progressing through the course, grouped by session, and help them develop a custom learning plan for their students.