The PM PrepCast™ is a Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep Video Workshop that you download and watch on your computer or laptop. Rather watch it on your portable media player? No problem. Simply synchronize it to your player, (iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android Phone, Tablet, etc.) and you’re ready to go. Have the freedom of studying for the exam wherever and whenever you want! So forget about the high priced alternatives. This is a complete PMP® exam study approach that increases your chance of passing the PMP® Exam. It will shorten your study time because it keeps you focused. Plus, you don't have to read dozens of other books to prepare. Watch the 38 hours of video from The PM PrepCast and you'll be ready to tackle the exam. Its that easy!
How The PM PrepCast™ works
The PM PrepCast™ is a podcast / videocast with 120 lessons. After you make your purchase, you receive a personal link for downloading the videos. Simply watch them on your computer, laptop or your portable media player. Well presented and easy to follow, you’ll love how simple it is to study!
Download and watch the videos easily using iTunes (free software from Apple). Please note that its best to use iTunes, even if you don't use an iPod because iTunes is a robust application, extremely simple to use and it makes accessing The PM PrepCast™ a matter of just 2-3 clicks. So install iTunes, purchase The PM PrepCast, click "Download All" and 45 minutes later (depending on your internet access speed) you’ll have the complete workshop downloaded. All ready to boost your studies, improve your performance and be ready to take the exam! (Without spending hundreds of dollars).
After completing The PM PrepCast™ and passing the Final Exam you will be able to print a 35 Contact Hours Certificate and use it to apply for your PMP® exam. This certificate has been used by thousands of our students and PMI accepted it without exception because we are a PMI® Registered Education Provider.
How to receive the certificate: Two weeks after you begin studying with your PrepCast you can take our "Final Exam". Take this exam whenever you want and as many times as you need until you pass. Once completed, you can then print your certificate.
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The PM PrepCast costs just $129.99
Surprised? You’re not alone. Many people are skeptical about our product at first because we offer it at an almost unbelievably low price. But once you start reading the customer testimonials you'll see that it's a high-quality product, one that everyone loves! We happen to think it’s the best one out there!
Here is what you will gain from using The PM PrepCast in your PMP Exam preparation:
- Increase your chance of passing the PMP® Exam. You will receive real-world examples to help you truly understand the PMP® exam concepts. Simple memorization wont get you there. Plus, our course makes you a better project manager, too.
- Reduce your study time because you can maximize your day by listening anywhere your player goes. For instance you can listen when you drive to work, over lunch, when you are outside riding your bike, as you are sitting on the bus or when you are waiting in line at the post office. It’s the anytime study miracle!
- You hear everyday English and not the very difficult to understand language from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fourth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2008.
- You hear 10 lessons on Applied PMP® Concepts, based on student and expert feedback. These interviews with experts translate the concepts into everyday project management situations that you can relate to.
- You hear from a number of recent PMP® exam takers: Learn their best practices on how to apply, study and pass the exam the first time.
- It's simple to get through – You’ll find that the 42 processes and 9 knowledge areas from the PMBOK® Guide are not as difficult as they may seem.
- You will understand Earned Value Techniques and be able to answer questions about them confidently.
- You learn the concept, tools & techniques that are not covered in the PMBOK® Guide but required for the exam without having to read dozens of other books.
- You maximize your efforts with our valuable PMP® Exam Study Tips.
- Its mobile! Carry me with you as your "Personal PMP® Trainer" whenever you want to study, wherever you go.
- Your studies will be more enjoyable and go smoother & faster, but most of all... they will be easier! Its guaranteed!
Number of Students
On May 20, 2013 we had 23,409 students. (We update this number once per week.)
OSP International LLC, the creator of The PM PrepCast, has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), we have agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria.
When you purchase The PM PrepCast you will receive the following bonus Items as a free gift with your purchase:
Bonus Item #1: Certificate for 35 Contact Hours
No other PMP® Video seminar can give you the PMI required 35 contact hours. We can.
Bonus Item #2: 60 tough PMP® sample questions
These are not your straightforward PMP® sample questions that you can find on any other website. These are tough. And because they are tough, you will find an explanation for each of the answers given. You’ll understand why the answer chosen is the correct one.
Bonus Item #3: 10 Steps to Becoming a PMP - Email Course
In this 10-part email course we take you step-by-step through the 10 most important activities on your road to becoming a PMP. With each daily email you not only receive an in-depth discussion of today's step, you also get a "Take Action" section. Here you will receive clear assignments and to-dos. You also receive the necessary links to online resources. This email course is invaluable for you as a PMP Aspirant. Follow it and nothing will be forgotten as you work your way to becoming a PMP.
Bonus Item #4: The PMP® / Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Study Checklist
This checklist is a great resource to find additional exam study materials. But more than that, you will also find Exam Study Preparation Tips, a series of Exam Study Activities, and lessons on how to Boost Your Studies. You'll also find some great Exam Taking Activities but most of all you will learn what Your Most Important Study Activity is and how to determine if you are ready. Follow our guidelines and expedite your studies.
Bonus Item #5: Access to our Exam Discussion Forums
Wouldn't it be great if you had a question about the exam that you could go and ask a trusted source? That is what our exam forums are for. Only customers / students have access to these forums. Ask a question and your fellow students or our staff will help you.
Bonus Item #6: Instant Subscription to the PMP Exam Tips Newsletter
Subscription to this newsletter is a great way to complete all the aspects of the PMP exam preparation. You will receive weekly tips about specific PMP exam techniques, guidelines and resources, exam do's and dont's, proper scheduling and time management, and various efficient approaches you can apply. A valuable tool indeed that will enable you to breathe and take one step at a time towards a relaxed you with a focused mind come exam day.
The Premium Project Management PrepCast™ covers concepts, tools and techniques you need to be familiar with to take the PMP® Certification exam. We cover the material from the 2008 PMBOK® Guide (4th Edition), and we include the necessary models, theories and formulas not covered in the Guide. Our lessons are interesting and engaging. We won’t bore you! We help you understand these concepts instead of memorizing them.
The PrepCast gives you 112 video and audio lessons. Each lesson averages 26 minutes length and focuses on one concept or process. In total our lessons are over 52 hours long. You'll get 42 hours of video lessons and 9.5 hours of audio lessons. You can watch them as often as you like to enhance your understanding. Each lesson has a number that allows for easy sorting in your portable player. The lessons in which we discuss the Knowledge Areas are numbered following the Guide's chapter numbers. For instance all lessons on Project Scope Management begin with the number 05. Here they are:
|2||E00.01 35 Contact Hours||Video||03:51|
|3||E00.02 Lesson Directory||--|
|4||E00.03 PM PrepCast Errata||--|
|5||E01.04 Introduction to Project Management||Video||27:44|
|6||E01.05 The Role of the Project Manager||Video||24:03|
|7||E01.06 The Skills of the Project Manager||Video||37:33|
|8||E01.07 Enterprise Environmental Factors||Video||45:12|
|9||E01.09.1 Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct - Part 1||Video||25:00|
|10||E01.09.2 Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct - Part 2||Video||24:43|
|11||E01.30 Business Case SOW Charter||Video||19:19|
|12||E01.31 The Project Management Plan||Video||39:51|
|13||E01.32 Activity List||Video||20:52|
|14||E01.33 Roles and Responsibilities||Video||14:55|
|15||E01.34 Stakeholder Analysis||Video||22:20|
|16||E01.36 Competing Project Constraints||Video||24:20|
|18||E02.01 Interview with Arlene Trimble||MP3 Audio||27:18|
|19||E02.02 Interview with Duncan McIntyre||MP3 Audio||24:53|
|20||E02.03 Interview with Ron Holohan||MP3 Audio||24:56|
|21||E02.04 Interview with Renata Weir and Mercedes McShane||MP3 Audio||1:03:21|
|22||E02.05 Interview with Bill Rouck||MP3 Audio||40:53|
|23||E03.01 Questions & Answers 1||MP3 Audio||19:52|
|24||E03.02 Questions & Answers 2||MP3 Audio||18:56|
|25||E04.00 Project Integration Management Overview||Video||25:53|
|26||E04.01 Develop Project Charter||Video||22:06|
|27||E04.02 Develop Project Management Plan||Video||22:42|
|28||E04.03 Direct and Manage Project Execution||Video||31:56|
|29||E04.04 Monitor and Control Project Work||Video||21:46|
|30||E04.05 Perform Integrated Change Control||Video||29:27|
|31||E04.06 Close Project or Phase||Video||26:46|
|32||E05.00 Project Scope Management Overview||Video||27:55|
|33||E05.01.1 Collect Requirements||Video||26:07|
|34||E05.01.2 Collect Requirements||Video||30:36|
|35||E05.02.1 Define Scope||Video||15:46|
|36||E05.02.2 Define Scope||Video||18:00|
|37||E05.03 Create WBS||Video||30:31|
|38||E05.04 Verify Scope||Video||27:12|
|39||E05.05 Control Scope||Video||25:36|
|40||E06.00 Project Time Management Overview||Video||26:25|
|41||E06.01 Define Activities||Video||28:46|
|42||E06.02 Sequence Activities||Video||32:38|
|43||E06.03 Estimate Activity Resources||Video||27:51|
|44||E06.04.1 Estimate Activity Durations||Video||20:13|
|45||E06.04.2 Estimate Activity Durations||Video||21:54|
|46||E06.05.1 Develop Schedule||Video||29:58|
|47||E06.05.2 Develop Schedule||Video||29:43|
|48||E06.05.3 Develop Schedule||Video||25:05|
|49||E06.06 Control Schedule||Video||35:21|
|50||E06.07 Network Diagram||Video||42:58|
|51||E07.00 Project Cost Management Overview||Video||18:02|
|52||E07.01 Estimate Costs||Video||28:01|
|53||E07.02 Determine Budget||Video||28:46|
|54||E07.03 Control Costs||Video||20:00|
|55||E07.04.1 Introduction to Earned Value Management||Video||27:46|
|56||E07.04.2 Advanced Earned Value Management||Video||32:02|
|57||E07.05 Advanced Cost Theory||Video||22:27|
|58||E08.00 Project Quality Management Overview||Video||29:41|
|59||E08.01.1 Plan Quality||Video||16:14|
|60||E08.01.2 Plan Quality||Video||23:45|
|61||E08.02 Perform Quality Assurance||Video||25:34|
|62||E08.03.1 Perform Quality Control||Video||15:22|
|63||E08.03.2 Perform Quality Control||Video||16:01|
|64||E08.04 Advanced Quality Management Tools||Video||31:17|
|65||E09.00 Human Resources Overview||Video||26:38|
|66||E09.01 Develop Human Resource Plan||Video||32:13|
|67||E09.02 Acquire Project Team||Video||24:33|
|68||E09.03.1 Develop Project Team||Video||23:26|
|69||E09.03.2 Develop Project Team||Video||19:49|
|70||E09.04.1 Manage Project Team||Video||17:23|
|71||E09.04.2 Manage Project Team||Video||19:10|
|72||E09.05.1 Advanced HR Theory 1||Video||20:04|
|73||E09.05.2 Advanced HR Theory 2||Video||18:02|
|75||E10.00 Project Communications Management||Video||30:18|
|76||E10.01 Identify Stakeholders||Video||39:53|
|77||E10.02 Plan Communications||Video||34:48|
|78||E10.03 Distribute Information||Video||24:32|
|79||E10.04 Manage Stakeholder Expectations||Video||27:52|
|80||E10.05 Report Performance||Video||31:41|
|81||E11.00 Project Risk Management Overview||Video||35:34|
|82||E11.01 Plan Risk Management||Video||31:02|
|83||E11.02.1 Identify Risks||Video||18:50|
|84||E11.02.2 Identify Risks||Video||27:04|
|85||E11.03 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis||Video||30:20|
|86||E11.04 Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis||Video||31:39|
|87||E11.05 Plan Risk Responses||Video||42:52|
|88||E11.06 Monitor and Control Risks||Video||33:37|
|89||E11.07 Decision Tree and Expected Monetary Value||Video||23:25|
|90||E12.00 Project Procurement Management||Video||24:44|
|91||E12.01.1 Plan Procurements||Video||15:59|
|92||E12.01.2 Plan Procurements||Video||36:28|
|93||E12.02.1 Conduct Procurements||Video||22:44|
|94||E12.02.2 Conduct Procurements||Video||25:44|
|95||E12.03.1 Administer Procurements||Video||19:19|
|96||E12.03.2 Administer Procurements||Video||19:28|
|97||E12.04 Close Procurements||Video||28:03|
|98||E70.00 PMP Exam Content Overview||Video||12:38|
|99||E70.01.1 PMP Exam Content Cross Cutting Skills Part 1||Video||26:00|
|100||E70.01.2 PMP Exam Content Cross Cutting Skills Part 2||Video||27:59|
|101||E70.01.3 PMP Exam Content Cross Cutting Skills Part 3||Video||29:09|
|102||E70.01.4 PMP Exam Content Cross Cutting Skills Part 4||Video||33:16|
|103||E70.02 PMP Exam Content Initiating Domain||Video||23:39|
|104||E70.03 PMP Exam Content Planning Domain||Video||30:43|
|105||E70.04 PMP Exam Content Executing Domain||Video||18:07|
|106||E70.05 PMP Exam Content MC Domain||Video||28:34|
|107||E70.06 PMP Exam Content Closing Domain||Video||34:24|
|108||E80.01 Applied Concepts - Authority||MP3 Audio||52:28|
|109||E80.02 Applied Concepts - Project Monitoring||MP3 Audio||28:52|
|110||E80.03 Applied Concepts - Risk Attitudes||MP3 Audio||28:45|
|111||E80.04 Applied Concepts - Team Development||MP3 Audio||32:29|
|112||E80.05 Applied Concepts - The Communications Plan||MP3 Audio||35:52|
|113||E80.06 Applied Concepts - The Value of Quality||MP3 Audio||29:59|
|114||E80.07 Applied Concepts - Earned Value||MP3 Audio||37:00|
|115||E80.08 Applied Concepts - Critical Chain||MP3 Audio||55:54|
|116||E80.09 Applied Concepts - Virtual Team Management||MP3 Audio||31:43|
|117||E80.10 Applied Concepts - Requirements Gathering||MP3 Audio||22:44|
|118||E80.11 Applied Concepts - Culture Shock||MP3 Audio||19:41|
|119||E90.00 PMP Exam Overview||Video||31:52|
|120||E90.03 What if you get audited||Video||09:00|
|121||E90.05 Understanding your Score Report||Video||14:11|
|122||E90.06 The Day of the PMP Exam||Video||12:25|
|123||E90.07 Fifteen Sample Questions||Video||27:11|
|124||E90.08 Finding the Best Answer to Sample Questions||Video||08:15|
|125||E90.09 PMIs PDU Secrets||Video||11:42|
|126||E90.10 Key Exam Activities||Video||21:40|
|127||E98.00 Sample Exam Questions||--|
|128||E99.00 How to take your Final Exam||--|
|129||E99.02 What to write on your Exam Application||--|
|130||E99.03 In case you get audited||--|
The total file size of all lessons is approximately 2.5 Gigabytes. A high-speed internet connection is strongly recommended. Many companies have corporate firewalls in place and you many not be able to download the lesson videos on your work computer.
Note: Neither a transcript nor the presentation slides are part of the PrepCast package. They are also not available for purchase.
To access The PM PrepCast you will need:
- To download
- iTunes or another podcatcher software
- Internet access (high-speed recommended)
- To study
- Either a computer or laptop with loudspeakers or headphones or
- A portable media player (iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android Phone, Blackberry, Tablet, etc.)
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The PM PrepCast is primarily a video podcast. It consists of 17 audio and almost 100 video lessons. You can play the videos on your computer/laptop screen or on your video-capable portable media player.
Customers have successfully played the video lessons on the following devices:
- Creative Zen X-Fi
- iPod Classic
- iPhone 2G
- iPhone 3GS (Low-Resolution PrepCast only)
- iPod Touch 8GB
- iPad 2
- Nokia E51
- Palm Treo 700W (Windows Mobile 5)
- Zune HD
- HTC HD2 Phone (Download Yomomedia podcast reader - free)
- Samsung Galaxy Tab
- Samsung Galaxy S2
Customers were unable to play the video lessons on the following devices:
- BlackBerry Curve 8900
- iPhone 3GS (Crashes when using High-Resolution PrepCast. Low-Res is OK.)
- iPod 5th Gen. 60GB
- iPod Nano 2nd Generation (No video display. No workaround available)
- iPod Shuffle 1st Generation (No video display. No workaround available)
- Nokia N95
- Samsung Blackjack II using windows mobile (video played but had audio problems)
We are working on providing workarounds for the devices on which it did not play (if at all possible). To test your device please subscribe to The Free PM PrepCast... - you will be able to download a small number of our lessons and test them on your player.
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To ensure that your purchase of The PM PrepCast is secure, we monitor account activity. Our system de-activates accounts where excessive downloads are occurring because this might be a sign that your purchase has been compromised and others are downloading your purchase without your knowledge.
There is in particular one action that you as a customer must take to protect your purchase: Please do not use Google Reader to access your purchase. Google Reader has recently made a system change: Any item that you add to Google Reader is also indexed by the Google search engine, which basically means: If you watch your copy of The PM PrepCast in Google Reader then anyone on the internet can find your personal subscription in Google and watch it for free. If this happens then our system will detect it, your account will be temporarily suspended and we will send you an email with more information about the situation. Instead of using Google Reader please access The PM PrepCast via our Customer Gateway where you can watch the lessons in your browser.
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In August 2011, PMI introduced changes to the PMP Exam. The PM PrepCast has been updated to give you all the training you need for this updated exam. PMI has not made any updates since then.
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