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Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep



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In this Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® training course, you gain the knowledge to prepare yourself for the 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, Fifth Edition, as well as 300 practice exam questions and the Learning Tree CAPM Exam Prep Guarantee.

You Will Learn How To

  • Prepare to pass the CAPM exam while completing the required 23 contact hours/PDUs
  • 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
  • Evaluate your exam preparedness and create a study plan

Important Course Information


  • Person is eligible if they 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 contract hours of project management education (23 PDUs) — Course 3601 fulfills this PDU requirement

Course Outline

  • Introduction

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition)

  • Defining project management across project life cycle
  • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
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    Course Tuition Includes:

    After-Course Instructor Coaching
    When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

    Free Course Exam
    You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."



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    Training Hours

    Day 1 Course Hours:
    9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    45-minute lunch

    Day 2 Course Hours:
    9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    45-minute lunch

    Day 3 Course Hours - Last Day:
    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    45-minute lunch

    Extended hours course to warrant 23 PMI PDUs

    Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

    Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

    Earn 23 Credits from NASBA

    This course qualifies for 23 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

    Earn 23 PDUs

    PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP,
    and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

    This course is approved by PMI® for 23 professional development units (PDUs). For more on the Project Management Institute and a full list of courses approved for PDUs.

    Technical : 19 PDUs
    Leadership : 2 PDUs
    Business & Strategic : 2 PDUs

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    "The instructor was experienced in the subject matter and knowledgeable about the actual CAPM exam. He gave useful hints on taking the exam and broke down the material in an insightful way!"

    - J. Schrier, Project Manager
    Fannie Mae


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