Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)


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Course Description

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® certifications or just starting your project management career, the PMI CAPM certification will enhance your credentials and project management effectiveness.








Course Outline


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
  • 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







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) — this course fulfills this PDU requirement

What You'll Learn

  • 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


With CCS Learning Academy, you’ll receive:

  • 3 Day Certified Instructor-led training
  • Training Seminar Student Handbook
  • Collaboration with classmates (not currently available for self-paced course)
  • Real-world learning activities and scenarios
  • Exam scheduling support*
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

*For more details call: 858-208-4141 or email: training@ccslearningacademy.com; sales@ccslearningacademy.com

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