Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM-PMI)


 

CAPM® recognizes your knowledge of the profession’s preeminent global standard, you’ll stand out to employers and be poised to move ahead.Project management is a rapidly growing profession. Through 2020, 1.57 million new jobs will be created each year and qualified practitioners are in demand. With the CAPM, you’ll be on the fast track to opportunity.

About the course:

Description

Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams.

Did you know?

Organizations with standardized practices attain better results, as shown in our 2015 Pulse of the Profession® report. Because the CAPM® recognizes your knowledge of the profession’s preeminent global standard, you’ll stand out to employers and be poised to move ahead.

Project management is a rapidly growing profession. Through 2020, 1.57 million new jobs will be created each year and qualified practitioners are in demand. With the CAPM, you’ll be on the fast track to opportunity.

Pre-requisites

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam. Our Project Management Basics online course fulfills this educational prerequisite.

Who Should Apply?

If you’d like to manage larger projects and gain more responsibility or add project management skills into your current role, then the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is right for you.

Gain and Maintain Your CAPM

  • The certification exam has 150 questions, and you have three hours to complete it.
  • To maintain your CAPM, you must retake the exam every five years.

Drawing on our 25 years of 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 Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Human 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

  • Welcome to the class. Instructor and PMP candidate introductions
    • 25 test taking strategies to know and memorize
    • Complete PMP 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 Time 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 Human 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)

Every participant receives a 1500-question Practice Test Simulator that allows you to practice the exam hundreds of times. Your PMP®-certified Academic Adviser is available to help with any final test preparation details.

Prometric Testing Centers administers the real PMP exam and offers the exam every day of the week except Sunday. Be sure to work with your adviser to determine the best day to take the actual PMP exam. Ideally, your exam date should be a day with minimal work/family distraction. You can take the exam at any time post-class.

It is advised to take the exam within four weeks of class completion.

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Our Trainers:

Michael Crawley with PMI ID: 1318946

 

 

 

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