CAPM Certification Training
What is CAPM Certification?
The CAPM is a relatively new credential, introduced in 2003. It is an entry-level certification/project practitioners organized by PMI for associates, who want to become a certified associate in project management.
It is primarily for all the aspirants who do not fit into the PMP Prerequisite (with minimum number of work experience or education).
Certified Associate In Project Management is recognized across the globe and provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI) covers all the 10 fundamental knowledge areas, different process along with effective project management skills.
This certification is more inclined towards the PMI framework and follows the pathway of PMBOK Guide 6th Edition (A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge).
Is CAPM Certification Worth Investment?
YES, Certified Associate in Project Management could help you to climb the corporate ladder quickly (If you do not qualify for PMP on the basis of work experience or education).
PMI CAPM Certification works as an essential stepping-stone for the project managers as well for the executive-level professionals.
As per the market research, project management skill is in higher demand in almost all organizations, and by 2020, nearly 1.57 million new positions will be created globally.
Qualified project management practitioners are in need. To meet this rising demand and skills gap, experienced and new project management professionals are advised to take the industry-recognized certifications and PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification is one among them.
Who Can Do CAPM Certification?
The CAPM course is designed for individuals who are in the process of developing their career in project management.
Candidates with less experience in project management domain, however want to demonstrate their ability to take on managerial responsibility before their employers.
Eligibility Criteria or Pre-requisites:
Prerequisites for taking the CAPM certification, as outlined by PMI include:
- An education background with a secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent).
- 1500 hours of professional experience on a project team with 5 process groups (Initiating Process, Planning Process, Executing Process, Monitoring/Controlling Process, and Closing Process) or have 23 contact hours of formal education in project management to fulfill the prerequisite requirements.
Why learn and get Certified in PMI CAPM?
- Establishes Credibility
- At early stage of your career you could deploy IITO in the project
- Confidence to Lead
- Getting Acquainted With Best Project Management Practices
- Better Opportunities & Job Prospects
- Organizations Will Tend To Give You Greater Responsibilities
- Deployment of Risk Management Approach along with the stakeholder management.
- Increase in salary dramatically
- Improve Project Success
- It could be a platform for pursuing PMP Certification
Who should attend this Training?
Anybody who wishes to gain better understanding of practical and formal project management best practices
- Project Executives
- Team Members
- Project Management Aspirants
- Project Leaders
- Functional Managers
Drawing on our experience, our instructors teach you how to break down your questions quickly and answer them the right way. Based on the PMBOK® Guide, here is what you will learn:
- Inputs, Tools & Techniques, Outputs (ITTO)
- Initiating, Planning, Executing, Control, Closing
- Project Integration Management
- Project Scope Management
- Project Schedule Management
- Project Cost Management
- Project Quality Management
- Project Resource Management
- Project Communications Management
- Project Risk Management
- Project Procurement Management
- Project Stakeholder Management
- Professional Responsibility
- Mock Exam and Test Simulation
Learning Pathway with I Smart Learning (Course Curriculum)
PMP Course Agenda
- Instructor and CAPM candidate introductions
• 25 test taking strategies to know and memorize
• Complete CAPM Examination Overview – Chapter 1
• What types of questions to expect on the test
• What is the Project Life Cycle and Project Organization – Chapter 2
• Review the five Project Management Process Groups
• Differences between Projects, Programs and Portfolios
• Complete workbook memory checks for Chapter 2
• Explaining the Project Management Knowledge Areas – Chapter 3
• What you need to know about Inputs, Tools, Techniques and Outputs
• Mapping the 47 major processes by knowledge area
• Organizing Integration Management processes into the PM process – Chapter 4
• Listing the components of a good project management plan
• Complete workbook memory checks for Chapters 3 & 4
• Assigning Scope Management processes into the PM process – Chapter 5
• Understanding the key ITTO of the Scope Management knowledge area
• Review practice test answers – Chapter 5
• Wrap Up/Review
Topics Day 2
- Complete the Project Schedule Management Overview – Chapter 6
• Put the project time management processes into PM process groups
• Defining network diagrams, critical path and possible test topics
• Take Chapter 6 Practice Test
• Grade and Review Practice Test Answers
• Review Chapter 7 – Project Cost Management
• Place cost management processes into PM process groups
• Define and compute earned value for exam mastery
• Apply all earned value formulas needed for the exam
• Complete Workbook Memory Check for Chapter 7
• Begin the Project Quality Management Overview – Chapter 8
• Place the quality management processes into the PM process groups
• Understanding the key ITTO of the Quality Management knowledge area
• Implement techniques used in cost-benefit analysis
• Take Chapter 8 Practice Test
• Grade and Review Practice Test Answers
• Wrap Up/Review
Topics Day 3
- Review Chapter 9 – Project Resources Management
• Describing how to create staffing and human resource plans
• Listing the stages of team development and team theory
• Testing for understanding – Chapter 9
• Complete Memory Check – Chapter 9
• Explaining the importance of Project Communications – Chapter 10
• Assigning Project Management Communications into the PM process
• Listing the components of a communications management plan
• Describing stakeholders and perform stakeholder analysis
• Grade and Review Practice Test Chapter 10 Answers
• Complete the Project Risk Management Overview – Chapter 11
• Understanding the various categories of risk and how tested on the exam
• Describing risk planing and response strategies
• Take Chapter 11 Practice Test
• Grade and Review Practice Test
Topics Day 4
- Review Chapter 12 – Project Procurement Management
• Align Project Procurement Management with the PM process
• Detail the key inputs, tools, techniques and outputs of procurement
• Define various contract types and legal terms needed for the exam
• Complete Workbook Memory Check for Chapter 12
• Understanding Project Stakeholder Management – Chapter 13
• Create a stakeholder register and engagement matrix
• Plan and control stakeholder engagement
• Complete Workbook Memory Check for Chapter 13
• Take Chapter 13 Practice Test
• Discussing Chapter 14- Professional Responsibility
• Understanding how ethics might be tested on the exam
• Grasping the meaning of Professional and Social Responsibility
• Complete Workbook Memory Check for Chapter 14
• Ethics Discussion and Review
• Take Final Exam – 175 Questions
• Wrap Up/Review
Taking the Exam Day 5 (optional)
- Exam Type: Multiple choice examination questions
- No Of Questions: 150 questions per paper: 15 are considered as pretest questions and final score will depend upon 135 correct answers
- Exam duration: 3 hours
- Result: The passing score is determined by psychometric analysis
- Type: Closed book exam
- The CAPM Exam fees for PMI Members are $225 and for non-members is $300.
Michael Crawley with PMI ID: 1318946
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