Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on - or with - project teams

CAPM recognizes your knowledge of the profession's preeminent global standard, you'll stand out to employers and be poised to move ahead.

This course is aligned with PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition.

- CAPM® Exam based on the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition can be scheduled on or after 21 May 2018
- You can take the CAPM® Pilot Exam 12 March – 20 May 2018

Note: PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc

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Intended Audience for this Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Course

  • » If you'd like to manage larger projects and gain more responsibility or add project management skills into your current role, then the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is right for you.

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Course Prerequisites for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

  • » Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate's degree or the global equivalent)
  • » 1,500 hours of project experience OR
  • » 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam

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Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Course Objectives

  • » Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the CAPM certification exam
  • » Develop the fundamentals of implementing standard processes and practices to be successful in your projects
  • » Be able to demonstrate strong commitment to the Project Management profession
  • » Become an efficient Project Manager

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Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Course Outline

      1. All About The PMP Exam
        1. Introduction
        2. Benefit of PMP Certification
        3. Qualification
        4. The Road to Become a PMP
        5. The PMP Exam: An Overview
        6. PMP Exam Syllabus
        7. Recent Changes in PMP Exam
        8. PMP Exam Preparation Strategy
        9. What is on The PMP Exam
        10. Post Certification
      2. Project Management Framework
        1. Definition of a Project
        2. Project Management
        3. Operations Management
        4. Program Management
        5. Portfolio Management
        6. Inter-Relationships Among Project Management, Program Management, Portfolio Management, And Organizational Project
        7. Management (Opm)
        8. Interrelationships Among Project Management, Operations Management, And Organizational Strategy
        9. Interrelationships Among Project Management, Organizational Strategies, And Organizational Governance
        10. Business Value
        11. Project Management Office (Pmo)
        12. Constraints
        13. Stakeholder Management
        14. Organizational Influence on Project Management
        15. Power of Project Manager in Different Organizational Structures Project Roles
        16. Project Governance
        17. Project Life Cycle
        18. Processes of a Project
        19. Common Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        20. Project Management Framework Summary
      3. Project Management Processes
        1. Processes of A Project
        2. Common Project Management Processes Interactions
        3. Project Management Knowledge
        4. Process Groups & Knowledge Areas Mapping
        5. Initiating Process Group
        6. Planning Process Group
        7. Executing Process Group
        8. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
        9. Closing Process Group
        10. Process Groups Key Inputs and Outputs
        11. Project Management Processes Summary
      4. Project Integration Management
        1. Project Integration Management
        2. Project Integration Management Processes
        3. Project Integration Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        4. Develop Project Charter
        5. Develop Project Management Plan
        6. Direct and Manage Project Work
        7. Monitor and Control Project Work
        8. Perform Integrated Change Control
        9. Close Project or Phase
        10. Project Integration Management Summary
      5. Project Scope Management
        1. Project Scope Management
        2. Project Scope Management Processes
        3. Project Scope Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        4. Plan Scope Management
        5. Collect Requirements
        6. Define Scope
        7. Create Wbs
        8. Validate Scope
        9. Control Scope
        10. Project Scope Management Summary
      6. Project Time Management
        1. Project Time Management
        2. Project Time Management Processes
        3. Project Time Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        4. Plan Schedule Management
        5. Define Activities
        6. Sequence Activities
        7. Estimate Activity Resources
        8. Estimate Activity Duration
        9. Develop Schedule
        10. Control Schedule
        11. Project Time Management Summary
      7. Project Cost Management
        1. Project Cost Management
        2. Important Accounting Terms
        3. Project Cost Management Processes
        4. Project Cost Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        5. Plan Cost Management
        6. Estimate Costs
        7. Determine Budget
        8. Control Costs
        9. Earned Value Management
        10. Project Cost Management Summary
      8. Project Quality Management
        1. Project Quality and Quality Management
        2. Quality Methodology: Crosby, Juran, And Deming
        3. Project Quality Management Processes
        4. Project Quality Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        5. Plan Quality Management
        6. Perform Quality Assurance
        7. Control Quality
        8. Project Quality Management Flow Chart
        9. Project Quality Management Summary
      9. Project Human Resource Management
        1. Project Human Resource Management
        2. Important Project Roles and Responsibilities
        3. Project Human Resource Management Processes
        4. Project Human Resource Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        5. Plan Human Resource Management
        6. Acquire Project Team
        7. Develop Project Team
        8. Manage Project Team
        9. Theories of Motivation
        10. Project Human Resource Management Summary
      10. Project Communications Management
        1. Project Communications Management
        2. Key Terminology in Communications Management
        3. Project Communications Management Processes
        4. Project Communications Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        5. Plan Communications Management
        6. Manage Communications
        7. Control Communications
        8. Project Communications Management Summary
      11. Project Risk Management
        1. Project Risks
        2. Project Risk Management
        3. Key Tools & Techniques for Risk Management
        4. Project Risk Management Processes
        5. Project Risk Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        6. Plan Risk Management
        7. Identify Risks
        8. Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
        9. Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
        10. Plan Risk Responses
        11. Control Risks
        12. Project Risk Management Summary
      12. Project Procurement Management
        1. Project Procurement Management
        2. Project Contract
        3. Project Contract Types
        4. Project Procurement Management Processes
        5. Project Procurement Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        6. Plan Procurement Management
        7. Conduct Procurements
        8. Control Procurements
        9. Close Procurements
        10. Project Procurement Management Summary
      13. Project Stakeholder Management
        1. Project Stakeholder Management
        2. Project Stakeholder Management Processes
        3. Project Stakeholder Management Processes, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, And Outputs
        4. Identify Stakeholders
        5. Plan Stakeholder Management
        6. Manage Stakeholder Engagement
        7. Control Stakeholder Engagement

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » CAPM Exam : Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

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Next Steps after taking this Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Course:

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Alan M.
- Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2000.
- Founding member of the Long Island Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI)
- Expert in Management Plan development including scope documentation, cost estimating, budget planning, risk management plans and schedule development as well as implementing and managing construction projects, environmental remediation projects, and Information Technology projects.


Alan MacIntyre is a Project Management Professional with more than 15 years of project management experience across a wide range of industries. He obtained his certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) in 2000 and is a founding member of the Long Island Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

As a trainer Alan has provided essential organizational development services to the Dept. of Energy (DOE), Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS), Dept. of Defense (DoD), Boston University, Johnson & Johnson, and JP Morgan Chase. He currently delivers NetCom Learning's PMP Certification Training program which boasts a 98% pass rate for students who took the class at NetCom Learning.
Ramesh P.
Ramesh holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in IT from the University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a one of a kind trainer - he has been working in the IT field since 1995 and is an expert in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java/J2EE, PL/SQL, VB, ASP, and XML technologies. Ramesh also has extensive experience developing and implementing BizTalk and SharePoint in large corporations, as well as more than 10 years experience working with Oracle and SQL server/Sybase databases. With more than 19 certifications, Ramesh is an IT guru and trainer with worldwide experience, which includes presentations and trainings across US, Asia, and Middle East. He is a full time instructor at NetCom Learning and we couldn't be happier in having him as one of our Subject Matter Experts.
Ronald C.
- Founder and Managing Partner of Guided Technology Inc. which provides Microsoft consulting expertise and educational services for corporate and government.
- At Guided Technology, Ron was responsible for creating a strategic roadmap for First Data Corporation.
- At New York City Department of Finance, as Senior Manager & Design Architect, Ron designed and implemented IBM Servers collecting $15 billion in tax revenue.

Ron has always enjoyed teaching and instructing others, whether in the installation process of software and hardware upgrades, or as working as the Head of Training for Valinor, a Microsoft Consulting Partner, where Ron managed the company's training centers and worked as a Senior Instructor (MCT).

In addition to working in the management level of the business and software consulting market for over 18 years, Ron also worked as a Surface Warfare Officer and Weapons Officer in the United States Navy, serving two tours of duty. He served aboard the USS Tuscaloosa from 1984 -1987, and participated in two Western Pacific Deployments.

Ron loves basketball and played on Trinity College's varsity basketball team for all four years of college.

Paul A.
- Certified Project Management Professional (P.M.P) since 2002.
- Project Management Professional (P.M.P.) with over 30 years of training and consulting business experience.
- Developed and delivered over 600 project management and Microsoft Project workshops to more than 6500 professionals in the past 21 years.


Paul S. Adler is a Project Management Professional (P.M.P.) with over 30 years of training and consulting business experience. He has taught several PMP-preparatory workshops for clients across North America such as Siemens and several departments of the Government of Canada. In addition, Mr. Adler developed and delivered over 600 project management and Microsoft Project workshops to more than 6500 professionals during the past 21 years.

The courses he teaches at NetCom Learning are based on the internationally recognized standards known as the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) developed by the Project Management Institute. Paul consistently applies a logical, systematic approach to project management consulting & training that is based on his scientific background and training experience. His techniques are derived from his expertise in managing software development, course design and delivery projects as well as from his excellent communications skills.

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