Whizlabs was founded around a decade ago. It aspires to be the leader in education for professional certification courses. To date, Whizlabs has trained over 2 million students over 125 countries around the world including students coming from Fortune 500 companies. The Whizlabs focuses on certification preparation training for Java, CCNA and project management (PMP® training and PMI®-ACP courses). It employs a unique step-by-step learning methodology with a combination of instructor-led and online learning and training. Simulated tests are also provided to help students become familiar with certification syllabus and the exam format. Whizlabs is the Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) of PMI®.
The Whizlabs Learning Methodology
Whizlabs considers it is best to learn a new subject with theory: practical ratio of 40:60. Trainers of Whizlabs employs a hands-on approach to help students learn and remember the concepts. Whizlabs terms the approach as “Studying with the trainer”.
PMP® Classroom Training
Whizlabs classroom training is a 5 day PMP® boot camp with 35 contact hours in total to be conducted in selected cities in the United States. The course is led by an experience instructor with over 15 years of project management education experience. The course fee includes the following additional study materials:
- PMP® Certification Preparation – the course book
- A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge 5th Edition (PMBOK® Guide Guide)
- Sample Exam Questions: PMBOK® Guide Guide, 5th Edition which includes 1000 questions and answers
- PMP® Flash cards, mindmaps, flowcharts, ITTO diagrams for self-study
Students will learn all the things required to successfully pass the PMP® exam, including a coverage of the PMBOK® Guide Guide and PMP® exam syllabus, techniques for taking the PMP® exam, tips and tricks to prepare for the exam, PMI® Code of Conducts and Ethics. The instructor will help students to assess whether they are ready for the PMP® exam. Staff from Whizlabs will also guide the students on PMP® application.
PMP® Online Instructor Led Training
Whizlabs online instructor led training allows students to complete the full PMP® training course in 4 days and obtain the required 35 contact hours certificate just like the classroom training. But instead of learning in a classroom, the online instructor led training enables students to learn from their home. Classes are scheduled on weekends so that students would not need to take off from work to study. All the sessions are recorded so that students can refer to the lesson videos to clear doubts or to refresh their understanding of the topics.
PMP® Self Study Training
The Whizlab PMP® Self Study Training package provides 60 contact hours for students with 13 full length PMP® training videos available online. There are 1000 practice questions included in the packages (and also the resources in the PMP® Exam Simulator package). Each question comes with detailed explanation for the correct answer. At the end of each practice exam, Whizlab would provide a detailed report on the performance of the student on the strengths and weaknesses so that they know which areas to work further on.
PMP® Exam Simulator
The PMP® Exam Simulator package provides 4 full length PMP® practice exams (800 questions in total) plus additional 200 questions based on the knowledge areas for the PMP® exam. Upon successful completion of the exams, 43 Contact Hours for the PMP® Certification are awarded which satisfies the 35 Contact Hours required for PMP® application.
In addition to the practice exams, there are way more resources included in the package:
- detailed study notes covering all the syllabus of the PMP® exam
- Flash cards for self-study
- PMP® exam tips and tricks
Whizlabs PMP® Training Student Review
Whizlabs student Chiranjib Halder had never tried online classes before attending the Whizlabs PMP® training online. He considered that the online class is very convenient and useful to help him preparing for the PMP® Certification exam. He especially likes the full recording of all lessons as he could review the lessons as needed. Another student Kareema Shaik attended the PMP® online training and commented that the delivery of the trainer was very effective to help her understand the concepts with lots of good examples. Bob Stanley thanked Whizlabs PMP® training for helping him pass the PMP® Certification exam with the Whizlabs PMP® Exam Stimulator. He used it as his only additional resource for preparation.