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Benerd College - Professional Development

3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211

Project Management Training & PMP® (Project Management Professional) Exam Preparation Course

Class Overview
The Project Management Professional (PMP)® is not just another credential. It is a certification that demonstrates to your employer or perspective employer that you have both the on-the-job experience as well as a recognized body-of-knowledge to lead mission critical projects. With the  ability to successfully  plan and execute critical projects, credentialed PMP® professionals are essential to the success of any organization.  Moreover, Project Managers with the PMP® credential can earn up to twenty-percent more than their counterparts.  The Project Management Institute's credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP® demonstrates that you have the experience, the education and the competency to lead and direct a wide variety of projects. 

Benefits of taking this class at Pacific

  • Obtain practical knowledge you can take back to your job the day after class. This class does not only focus on theory, but real-world examples that can be used immediately.
  • Learn how to initiate, plan, execute, and manage projects from an instructor with real-world experience leading mission critical projects in several industries.
  • Become a better project manager by picking up new tools, techniques, and principles via the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (6th Edition).
  • Learn the difference between and when to use waterfall, Agile and other project methodologies.
  • Learn to tailor your approach to projects to ensure the methodology doesn't become extra work or hinder project success.
  • Earn the 35 PDUs required for taking the PMP exam.
  • Prepare to take the PMP exam by acquiring tips, tricks and practical techniques to help you pass.
  • Energize your career development and become a better project manager, communicator, and collaborator.
  • Improve your personal brand and maximize your earning potential by adding PMP knowledge and the credential (must pass exam) to your resume.
  • Have access to a PMP® and PMI-PBA® credentialed instructor to help you study and prepare for the exam.
  • Class sessions recorded and will be available after class to help you study for the exam.
  • Take class in the format of your choice-instructor-led or remote.
  • Class is local to the California's central valley.

Who should take this class?

  • Those preparing for the PMP exam.
  • Information Technology or other professionals who want to acquire practical knowledge and tools for better managing projects.
  • Credentialed project managers who need a refresher course, or who would like to learn how to better apply project management principles to their jobs.
  • Supervisors, managers or other roles who manage projects for their organization.

Registration closed

Class Schedule
October 8 & 10, 6 pm - 9:30 pm
October 12, 8 am - 3:30 pm
October 15 & 17, 6 pm - 9:30 pm
October 19, 8 am - 3:30 pm
October 22 & 24, 6 pm - 9:30 pm

Instructor-led at 1776 West March Lane, Stockton CA.
Schedule doesn't work for you? Let us know when would work best >

Remote option available by request:
           o   When registering, please advise Benerd College that you will be participating over the web.
           o   A link of your class will be provided to the email of your choice with instructions on how to attend class.
           o   Class times will be the same as actual class time.
           o   You will be able to communicate with other attendees and the instructor during class.
           o   All presentations will be available to you as they are to other students during class.
           o   You will have access to class recordings by request.

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 35
Continuing Ed Units (CEUs): 3.5 
Course Code: UPRM 101 
Cost: $1,795 

Recommended books (a study guide is included in the course fee):

  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition, 2013. ISBN # 978-1-62825-184-5
  • PMP Exam Prep (Rita Mulcahy) Ninth Edition, 2018. ISBN # 978-1-943704-04-0 

About the Instructor: 

Faye Snowden

Faye Snowden, MA, PMP, PMI-PBA is a Senior Project Manager at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California where she has worked for the last eighteen years. She has over twenty-five years of experience managing projects and is both a certified Project Management and a Business Analyst Professional. During her time at Pacific and in her early career at a large retail grocery store chain, Faye has led many high-stakes projects and programs including the design and build of a centralized help desk, the implementation of a university-wide VoIP system, and the implementation of ServiceNow and ITSM processes. Along with her experience in project management, Faye is a well-experienced IT professional with in-depth leadership skills. She has held management and director positions in data analysis, networking and telecommunications. She currently leads enterprise-wide projects while assisting with the build of the University's first ever I.T. Program Management Office. Aside from IT, Faye is the author of four published mysteries and has received writing fellowships at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Djerassi

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