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Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

3601

Duration

3 Days

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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

Requirements:

  • 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 fulfils 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
  • Analysing organisational 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

  • Utilising 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
  • Optimising study time

Assessing your exam preparedness

  • Identifying your strengths and weaknesses
  • Designing a personalised study plan that works for you
  • Reviewing the exam application process
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Course Tuition Fee 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.

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Training Hours

Day 1 class hours:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
45-minute lunch

Day 2 class hours:
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
45-minute lunch

Day 3 class hours:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
45-minute lunch

Extended hours course to warrant 23 PMI PDUs

AFTERNOON START class hours:
2:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Last day class hours:
2:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Free Course Exam – Last Day:
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Each class day:
Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest
9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

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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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