Project Management Institute (PMI)

CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management)

The CAPM certification verifies a project manager or project team member’s knowledge in project management concepts, fundamentals and best practices for starting their career.

Course Overview

Our 5-day, instructor-led Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Certification Training course is intended for project managers early in their career. It will provide core skills such as how to:

  • Initiate & manage a project
  • Estimate a timeline & develop a schedule
  • Organize human resources
  • Integrate workflow
  • Analyze cost
  • Measure quality
  • Identify the processes of project management

This course will fully prepare you for the CAPM® Certification exam. There are no prerequisites for this course.

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CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management)

4/17/23 - 4/21/23 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
4/24/23 - 4/28/23 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
4/24/23 - 4/28/23 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

7/17/23 - 7/21/23 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
7/24/23 - 7/28/23 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

7/24/23 - 7/28/23 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
10/16/23 - 10/20/23 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
10/23/23 - 10/27/23 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

10/23/23 - 10/27/23 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD

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Course Outline

Managing a Project

  • Project life cycle
  • Project stakeholders

Project Integration Management

  • Project charter
  • Project management plan
  • Project plan
  • Project work
  • Closing the project

Managing the Project Scope

  • Plan the project scope
  • Collect the project requirements
  • Define the project scope
  • Creating the work breakdown structure
  • Validating the project scope

Managing Project Time

  • Planning schedule management
  • Defining the project activities
  • Sequencing the proper activities
  • Estimating the project resources
  • Estimating activity durations
  • Developing the project schedule
  • Considering the outputs of schedule development
  • Controlling the project schedule

Managing Project Cost

  • Planning for project cost management
  • Determining the project costs
  • Budgeting the project
  • Controlling project costs
  • Using earned value management

Managing Project Quality

  • Planning for quality
  • Performing quality assurance
  • Performing quality control

Managing Project Human Resources

  • Planning for human resources
  • Acquiring the project team
  • Developing the project team
  • Managing the project team
  • Relating to organizational theories

Managing Project Communications

  • Examining the communication foundation
  • Planning for communication
  • Managing project communication
  • Controlling communication

Managing Project Risks

  • Planning for risk management
  • Identifying project risks
  • Using qualitative risk analysis
  • Preparing for quantitative risk analysis
  • Planning for risk responses
  • Monitoring and controlling project risks

Managing Project Procurement

  • Planning for procurement
  • Conducting procurement
  • Selecting a seller
  • Controlling project procurement
  • Performing contract closure

Managing Project Stakeholders

  • Identifying project stakeholders
  • Planning stakeholder management
  • Managing stakeholder engagement

Passing the CAPM Exam

  • Learning the code of ethics
  • Serving responsibly as a project manager
  • Adhering to the respect value

Being a Fair Project Manager

Exam Information

CAPM Certification Exam Details:

  • Questions: 150
  • This exam is Pass/Fail. Candidates must receive at least a 65% to pass.There is no score given.
  • Duration of Test: 3 Hours
  • Format of Test: Multiple Choice
  • Delivery of Test: The exam is offered on the computer and is taken through the vast global network of Prometric testing centers.

CAPM Certification Training FAQs

Who should earn the CAPM certification?

Project Managers and Project Team members in the early stages of their career.

What is the average salary for someone with a CAPM Certification?

According to payscale.com, a professional with the CAPM certification earns an average of $66,000 annually.

Does the CAPM Certification expire?

CAPM certification holders need to renew their certification every 5 years but they do not need to earn professional development units in between renewal periods to maintain their certification.

Is the CAPM Certification worth it?

If you are just starting out your project management career or you aspire to earn a role as a project manager, CAPM is a great starting point. It is also a great starting point for professionals who do not meet the project management hours required by the PMP certification.

If you have already been working as a project manager, then skipping straight to the PMP Certification Training course may be a better move for you.

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