In this CAPM exam prep training course, you gain the knowledge to prepare yourself for the Certified Associate in Project Management (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, Sixth Edition, as well as 300 practice exam questions and the Learning Tree CAPM Exam Prep Guarantee. Plus, earn the required 23 PDUs.
Start your project management career on the right track with this CAPM training course. Whether you’re new to PMI® (Project Management Institute) certifications or just starting your project management career, the PMI CAPM certification will enhance your credentials and project management effectiveness.
CAPM Course Delivery Methods
CAPM Course Information
In this course, you will:
- 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.
- Access hundreds of quality practice exam questions included.
- Study the included PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition.
Students are eligible if they satisfy Category 1 or Category 2:
- Category 1: minimum of high school diploma and at least 1500 hours (about 2 months) of project management experience
- Category 2: minimum of high school diploma and accumulated at least 23 contact hours of project management education (23 PDUs) — this course fulfills this PDU (Professional Development Units) requirement
- To earn this certification, you must take and pass the three-hour CAPM exam, comprised of 150 multiple-choice questions.
- To maintain your CAPM, you must retake the exam every five years.
- Learning Tree can help you maintain your certification.
- The CAPM exam is based on the PMBOK® Guide — Sixth Edition.
CAPM Course Outline
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition)
- Defining project management across the project life cycle
- Identifying the role of the project manager
- Analyzing organizational influences on projects
- Outlining process groups and knowledge areas
- Evaluating the standard for managing projects
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
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
- Identifying project quality standards and requirements
- Determining project quality activities
- Demonstrating compliance with a quality approach
Quality assurance and control
- Ensuring adherence to quality guidelines
- Monitoring and measuring quality results
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
- Planning project procurement and identifying sellers
- Obtaining seller responses and awarding contracts
- Managing procurement relationships
- Monitoring contract performance
- Closing each project procurement
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
- Identifying internal and external project stakeholders
- Managing stakeholder engagement
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