Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

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Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners.

Designed for those with little or no project experience, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

Whether you are new to project management, or already serving as a subject matter expert on project teams, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® can get your career on the right path or take it to the next level.

The PMP® / CAPM® certification is issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI®), which is the world’s leading association of Project Management Professionals.

Do you want to learn how to manage projects on a global scale successfully?

Taking this Certified Associate in Project Management Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® course will teach you how to guide a project from concept to reality, helping you to acquire the mindset you need to achieve success.

You will gain confidence in dealing with numbers for business purposes, as well as improving your time management.

Considered an essential step for project team members, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® credential can benefit a wide range of individuals who want to demonstrate a comprehensive and consistent understanding of the application of their work.

By gaining knowledge of project management processes and terminology, project team members can enhance their contributions to the team’s success.

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® recognizes individuals with a demonstrated understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes, and terminology as defined in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), the standard of project management’s ethical practices.

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® credential candidate contributes to a project team as a subject matter expert and may also serve as a sponsor, facilitator, liaison, or coordinator.

These project team members assume full or partial responsibility for individual project tasks in their areas of expertise (e.g., finance, marketing, legal), which may not be industry-specific, but relevant across many functional sectors and industries.

You might be interested in another Project Management and Primavera courses and programs as a next step.

This course will allow you to apply for PMI® exams.

PMBOK, CAPM, and PMI are registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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  • DURATION 4 days
  • COURSE ACCREDITED BY Approved by PMI® for 35 PDUs

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Start your project management career on the right track. Whether you’re new to PMI® certifications or just starting your project management career, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification enhances your credentials and project management effectiveness.

In this Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® training course, you gain the knowledge to prepare yourself for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification exam.

You will be provided with a deep understanding of essential terminology, tools, and techniques that make up the PMBOK® Guide, a copy of the PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition, as well as 300 practice exam questions.

IMPORTANT COURSE INFORMATION

Requirements:

You are eligible for this course and the following exam if you satisfy Category 1 or Category 2:

  • Category 1: minimum of high school diploma and at least 1500 hours of project management experience
  • Category 2: minimum of high school diploma and accumulated at least 23 contact hours of project management education (23 PDUs) — this course fulfills this PDU requirement

Certification Information:

To earn this certification, you must take and pass the three-hour Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam, comprised of 150 multiple-choice questions.

To maintain your credential, you must retake the exam every five years.

Strategic Axis can help you maintain your certification with a comprehensive list of PDU-eligible training courses.

Where to take the test?

In the Person Vue Test Center

PMBOK, CAPM, and PMI are registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

COURSE OUTLINE

Modules:

Module 1: Introduction

  • What is a Project?
  • What is Project Management?
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®)
  • Defining project management across the project life cycle
  • Identifying the role of the project manager
  • Analyzing organizational influences on projects
  • Defining the knowledge areas and process groups
  • Evaluating the standard for managing projects

Module 2: Project Life-cycle and Organization

  • The Project Life Cycle
  • Project Stakeholders
  • Organizational Influences

Module 3: The Standard for Project Management of a Project

  • Project management Processes
  • Project management Process groups
  • Process Interactions
  • Project management Process Mapping

Module 4: Investigating Project Integration and Scope

  • Integrating the PMBOK® Guide processes
  • Developing the project charter
  • Coordinating content of the project management plan
  • Performing project work
  • Controlling changes throughout the project
  • Defining and managing project scope
  • Defining and facilitating stakeholder requirements
  • Developing detailed project and product descriptions
  • Creating the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Validating the scope

Module 5: Managing Schedule and Budget

  • Completing the project on time
  • Defining and sequencing activities
  • Estimating activity resources and durations
  • Determining and controlling the schedule
  • Planning and managing the project cost
  • Developing project budgets
  • Applying Earned Value Management (EVM) basics
  • Controlling cost

Module 6: Addressing Project Quality

  • Quality planning
  • Identifying project quality standards and requirements
  • Determining project quality activities
  • Demonstrating compliance with a quality approach
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Ensuring adherence to quality guidelines
  • Monitoring and measuring quality results

Module 7: Human Resource, Communication and Procurement Processes

  • Identifying roles, responsibilities, and skills
  • Utilizing hierarchical and matrix charts (RAM & RACI)
  • Enhancing project performance through team development and improved competencies
  • Managing the project team
  • Ensuring timely project communication
  • Addressing stakeholder information needs
  • Distributing information
  • Collecting and disseminating project information
  • Procurement management
  • Planning project procurement and identifying sellers
  • Obtaining seller responses and awarding contracts
  • Managing procurement relationships
  • Monitoring contract performance
  • Closing each project procurement

Module 8: Risk and Stakeholder Management

  • Planning for risk
  • Assessing and documenting risks
  • Performing qualitative and quantitative risk analysis
  • Preparing appropriate risk responses
  • Monitoring and controlling risks
  • Tracking identified risks and risk triggers
  • Re-evaluating existing risks and identifying new ones
  • Developing risk response plans as required
  • Managing stakeholders
  • Identifying internal and external project stakeholders
  • Managing stakeholder engagement

Module 9: Preparing for the Exam

  • Planning for test day
  • Gaining insight into the exam process
  • Applying proven tips for exam success
  • Optimizing study time
  • Assessing your exam preparedness
  • Identifying your strengths and weaknesses
  • Designing a personalized study plan that works for you
  • Reviewing the exam application process
  • In The Classroom

  • Live, Online

  • Private Team Training

  • Indiviual Private Session

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