Certified Associate in Project Management | Unveil advantages of project management with CAPM certification

CAPM Course Description

PMI's Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is an entry-level credential being offered by PMI since 2003. CAPM credential exam is designed for professionals who have gained either 1,500 hours of project management experience or 23 contact hours of project management education. In this course, you learn the essential terminology from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide), tools and techniques required to pass the CAPM exam along with practice tests and merely requires those who attain it to retest and recertify at the end of the five-year certification cycle.
 
Individuals who contribute specialized skills to a project team can benefit from this certification by allowing them to align their work with that of project managers. Individuals who do not have project experience but are interested in project management can benefit from this certification as well because it demonstrates their professional knowledge. This knowledge can be applied to on-the-job experiences which help develop growing levels of competence in the practice of project management. Individuals who carry the CAPM designation after their name enjoy a high level of credibility from PMP® certification holders, project managers, employers, and peers. For professionals with a greater amount of experience, the PMP certification is recommended.

CAPM course Learning Outcomes

  • Become familiar with the concepts and methodologies outlined in the PMBOK® Guide.
  • Decipher PMBOK® Guide processes and knowledge areas
  • Identify significant steps of the project life cycle.
  • Examine the PMBOK® Guide tools and techniques for exam success.
  • Earn your mandatory 23 contact hours/PDUs and evaluate your exam preparedness for CAPM® exam.

CAPM Training Suggested Audience

  • Project & Program Managers
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  • Delivery Managers
  • Project / Team Leaders
  • Consultants
  • Senior Executives
  • IT Managers
  • Project Team Members
  • PMO staff
  • Senior Managers overseeing project teams

CAPM Training Duration

  • Open-House F2F (Public): 2/3/4/5 days
  • In-House F2F (Private): 3/4/5 days, for commercials please send us an email with group size to hello@pincorps.com

CAPM Certification - Prerequisites

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 1,500 hours of project experience
          OR
  • 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam

Development Units

PDUs - 23

Course Features

  • Lectures 15
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 54 hours
  • Skill level Beginner
  • Language English
  • Students 30
  • Certificate No
  • Assessments Self

Module 1 - Introduction

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition)
  • Defining project management across project lifecycle
  • Identifying the role of the project manager
  • Analyzing organizational influences on projects
Defining the knowledge areas and process groups
  • Outlining process groups and knowledge areas
  • Evaluating the standard for managing projects


Module 2 - Dealing with Project Integration and Scope Management

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 3 - 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 costs


Module 4 - Addressing Project Quality

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


Module 5 - 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 distributing 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 6 - Risk and Stakeholder Management

Planning for risk
  • Assessing and documenting risks
  • Performing qualitative and quantitative risk analysis
  • Planning 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

Keny White

Professor

Keny White is Professor of the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, where he has been since 2004. He also currently serves as Chief Scientist of Guavus, Inc. During 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire d'Infomatique de Paris VI (LIP6). He received a B.S. from Cornell University in 1992, and an M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Bachelor

After working as a software developer and contractor for over 8 years for a whole bunch of companies including ABX, Proit, SACC and AT&T in the US, He decided to work full-time as a private software trainer. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in 2001. "What I teach varies from beginner to advanced and from what I have seen, anybody can learn and grow from my courses".

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1. I am new to CAPM and Project Management where can I get started?
Please download CAPM Handbook here and please carefully read the book as it will tell you everything you need to know about getting started.

2. CAPM vs PMP, which one should I go for?
CAPM certification is designed for individuals with upto 2years of experience and who wish to have a career in project management. It is an entry level certification but provides great value for aspiring project managers. To be able to qualify for Certified Associate in Project Management certification, you need to have experience in project works, possess basic knowledge about project management, and hold a secondary diploma. Whereas for a PMP certification is for professionals who has 3years of project management experience with a bachelor's degree.  You can get a CAPM certification even if you don’t have a bachelor’s degree. This is one of the major benefits of this certification. On the other hand, you will not be able to apply for a PMP certification if you have no bachelor’s degree or secondary diploma plus 5 years project management experience. In terms of requirements, CAPM has fewer requirements compared to PMP.

3. Does the course fee include the examination fee as well?
No, the course fee is only for earning PDU's required to appear for the respective exams.

4. What is the duration of the CAPM® exam?
The CAPM® exam is conducted over three hours.

5. Do I receive a certificate upon completing the course?
Yes, you will receive a certificate of completion showing that you completed the course and earned the 23 contact hours required to sit for the exam. 

6. Does your course contact hours/PDU certificate honoured by PMI?
Yes, our CAPM course contact hour certificate is well accepted by PMI and successfully pass the audit process, if you're selected. If not, we will get your training and exam cost refunded without any questions.

7. Will I get CAPM exam prep ebook?
Yes, as apart of effort to uplift continuous learning, we will provide a copy of CAPM ebook for all of our classroom learning participants.

8. How do I prove my experience?
You will document your experience in your online application (www.pmi.org). You must list projects you have worked on, along with a reference person. Your job title need not be "project manager," but you will need to show that you were leading and directing project activities. To keep everyone honest, PMI audits about 5-10% of candidates.