Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Duration: 5 days

You will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to manage projects successfully. Version: PMBOK 6.0

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Description

FREE Private Instructor Time

 

FREE Unlimited Class Retakes

 

FREE Career Coaching Session

You get two (2) 30-Minute online sessions with your instructor after your class end date. This can be used to get clarification on topics that are still unclear or practice certain exercises that you may not have yet mastered. Sessions are private between you and the instructor.   You can attend class again, FREE of charge, within six (6) months of your class end date. You may attend the entire class or select days. Its totally up to you.   Your instructor can help you use your new credential to gain career momentum. Whether its increasing your salary or getting promoted, your instructor will work with you to identify a plan of action to use your new certification to achieve the success you desire.

 

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

  • describe project management fundamentals.
  • identify project management processes.
  • initiate a project.
  • manage project scope.
  • estimate project time.
  • develop project schedules.
  • analyze project cost.
  • measure project quality.
  • organize human resources for a project.
  • devise effective communication methods for resources involved in the project.
  • analyze risks and plan risk responses.
  • process project procurements.
  • integrate project workflow.

 Outline

  •  Lesson 1: Understanding Project Management Fundamentals
  • Define Project Management Basics
  • Examine Organizational Influences on Project Management
  • Examine the Project Management Context
  • Lesson 2: Identifying Project Management Processes
  • Examine the Project Life Cycle
  • Recognize Process Groups
  • Lesson 3: Initiating a Project
  • Examine Project Selection
  • Prepare a Project Statement of Work
  • Create a Project Charter
  • Identify the Elements of a Project Management Plan
  • Lesson 4: Managing Project Scope
  • Document Stakeholder Requirements
  • Create a Scope Statement
  • Develop a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Review Deliverables and Work Results
  • Control the Project Scope
  • Lesson 5: Estimating Project Time
  • Create an Activity List
  • Create a Project Schedule Network Diagram
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Duration for Project Activities
  • Lesson 6: Developing and Controlling a Project Schedule
  • Draft a Project Schedule
  • Identify the Critical Path
  • Optimize the Project Schedule
  • Establish a Schedule Baseline
  • Control the Project Schedule
  • Lesson 7: Analyzing Project Cost
  • Estimate Project Costs
  • Establish the Cost Baseline
  • Reconcile Funding and Costs
  • Control Project Costs
  • Lesson 8: Measuring Project Quality
  • Create a Quality Management Plan
  • Execute a Quality Assurance Plan
  • Perform Quality Control
  • Lesson 9: Organizing Human Resources for a Project
  • Document the Project Roles, Responsibilities, and Reporting Relationships
  • Acquire the Project Team
  • Develop the Project Team
  • Manage the Project Team
  • Lesson 10: Devising Effective Communication Methods
  • Identify Project Stakeholders
  • Crete a Communications Management Plan
  • Distribute Project Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
  • Report on Project Performance
  • Lesson 11: Analyzing Project Risks
  • Examine a Risk Management Plan
  • Identify Project Risks and Triggers
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Develop a Risk Response Plan
  • Monitor and Control Project Risks
  • Lesson 12: Processing Project Procurements
  • Plan Project Procurements
  • Prepare a Procurement Statement of Work
  • Prepare a Procurement Document
  • Examine the Conduct Procurements Process
  • Obtain Responses from Sellers
  • Determine Project Sellers
  • Administer Project Procurements
  • Close Project Procurements
  • Lesson 13: Integrating Project Workflow
  • Identify the Direct and Manage Project Execution Process
  • Identify the Monitor and Control Project Work Process
  • Develop an Integrated Change Control System
  • Utilize the Integrated Change Control System
  • Close the Project or Phase Administratively

For more information about the CAPM please visit:

http://www.pmi.org/certification/certified-associate-project-management-capm.aspx

CAPM Handbook .pdf download

http://www.pmi.org/~/media/PDF/Certifications/handbooks/certified-associate-project-management-handbook-capm.ashx

Prerequisites

Secondary high school diploma or equivalent

Target audience

This course is designed for persons in a variety of job roles who currently contribute to project teams in various ways, including providing subject matter expertise (e.g., marketing, finance, customer care, processing, fulfillment) and serving as project team sponsors, facilitators, liaisons, or coordinators, but who do not function as project managers and who have little or no formal exposure to or training in standardized project management terminology and processes.

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