PMP Examination Prep

Scholarships and Financial Assistance Opportunities

UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies has several scholarship opportunities for new or current students. You may be eligible for a $500 - $1250 scholarship, in course-fee credit. Read more for details and eligibility.

PMP® Examination Prep

Exam Preparation


Professional Exam Prep

Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification attests to your mastery of and commitment to project management best practices. This 35-hour course is designed to help you pass the PMP exam by coaching you on what to expect, teaching you the format and structure of the exam, and providing tips and study methods to help you prepare. Get an overview of all the domains tested on the PMP certification exam [five Project Management Process Groups and ten Knowledge Areas recognized in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)], including questions on professional responsibility.

The virtual format is ideal for those who want to prepare for the PMP exam while working from home.


PMP Exam Prep

“I found the pace of the class very reasonable and was able to complete the work while starting up a small business. Robert made the material as enjoyable as it possibly could be, considering that it was 4 hours a week of lectures on very dull stuff. I had no trouble passing the exam a month or so after classes ended. I highly recommend the course.” - Shannon Graham, PMP Exam Prep Participant. Click here for more graduate testimonials. Authorized Training Partner
issued by Project Management Institute

Apply your learning to: 

At the end of the course the participants will have:

  • An understanding of not just what the PMBOK Guide says, but also what it means
  • An understanding of how the exam is structured and what to expect
  • How to approach studying for the exam
  • Insights into how to gain the most value from completing the PMP exam process and become a certified Professional Project Manager.







Tuition & Fees


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Canada BC Job Training Grant

Employers can apply for up to $5,000 per participant available each fiscal. Click here for the most up-to-date information on how to apply.

Regular Program Required Courses

Spring / Summer2021

Program curriculum may be subject to change.

Delivery Format HOW IT WORKS
In Class or Blended Learn in-person with your instructor and classmates at scheduled class times.
Online Virtual Learn in an online classroom. Attend scheduled virtual sessions with your instructor and classmates. Fixed start and end dates with access to online curriculum and possibly an online tutor.
Online (100% Online) Learn in an online classroom. Fixed start and end dates with the flexibility to collaborate with your classmates. Optional live virtual sessions and access to an online instructor. 

**This course is aligned to the PMBOK® Guide-Sixth Edition and is for project managers who are wishing to write the PMP exam prior to December 31, 2020, and meet the eligibility criteria set by the Project Management Institute.

PMI has postponed the launch of the new exam until January 2, 2021. As of Winter 2021, course contents will be updated to reflect the new syllabus.

PMP and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Robert Goatham

Robert Goatham

Robert Goatham is the principal of Calleam Consulting. He founded Calleam in response to the on-going challenges organizations face in developing the leadership skills necessary to successfully deliver today's complex technology projects. Specializing in the study of failed projects, Robert translates hindsight from yesterday's projects into the foresight needed to ensure tomorrow's success. Robert has more than 20 years experience in the technology sector playing roles that include developer, technical lead, architect, quality manager, coach and senior project manager. As a public speaker, writer and trainer, Robert provides audiences with insights that go beyond the theory of a text book and speak directly to the challenges people face in today's workplace.


It is strongly recommended that students be fluent in written and spoken business English.

How to Register

Registration is done on a course-by-course basis.

Create an account and login to register for specific courses at any time. Visa or MasterCard accepted.


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Registration and Fees

Online Course Registration

Register online via our secure server using your Visa or MasterCard. You need to create a profile in our system before we can process your online course registration.

Sign In to your account or create a new account.

Once signed in, your name will appear near the top right of your screen.

Add items to your shopping cart and follow the instructions to complete your purchase.

Contact if you have any problems registering online.

What payment options do I have to pay for a course?

All course fees are payable in Canadian dollars. Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

Will I have to pay tax on my course fees?

Fees made payable to UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies are not subject to tax if they are for courses that are part of a certificate or associate certificate program.

Is it possible to take Change Management courses without enrolling in the program?

Yes, you are free to register in the courses you are interested in.

Will I be required to purchase textbooks and/or other materials?

Textbook, course binder, and access to mock exam questions are included in course fees.

Is there a fee differential for international students?

No, all students pay the same fees.

How do I get a T2202A tax receipt?

Many courses and programs offered by UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies qualify for non-refundable tax credits and education expense amounts. If the courses or programs you were enrolled in are eligible, you will receive an email notification in February outlining how to obtain your T2202A Tuition, Education and Textbook tax certificate. A T2202A can be used as an official statement for income tax purposes.

I'm a UBC employee. How can I access UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies courses?

Most UBC employee groups are eligible for tuition fee waivers that reimburse or offset the cost of most courses. Please visit the UBC Finance Tuition Fee Benefit website for information on eligibility and instructions on how to use your tuition fee benefit. Since tuition fee benefits for UBC faculty and staff may differ depending on your employee group, please visit the UBC Human Resources Benefits website for information on your eligibility. Do not register for a course prior to submitting your tuition waiver.

If your department or faculty is funding the course, please submit an authorized journal voucher (JV) along with your registration to UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies.


Are there any accommodations for people with medical conditions or disabilities?

Please contact us well in advance of the program for assistance in the event of either of these circumstances.

Where can I get parking or transit information?

Parking and transit information is available on our website.

Who can I contact if I still have questions about the PMP Exam Prep course?

If you are unable to find the information you need on the website, please contact us by phone at 604-822-1420 or online.

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