International Institute for Learning, Inc Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) International Institute for Learning, Inc

If you are planning to take the CAPM  examination, this interactive, on-demand course gives you the knowledge you need to pass the exam. It covers CAPM  -critical information on project management theory, principles, techniques and methods. You also have an opportunity to review the kinds of questions you'll find in the CAPM  Exam.

Content is presented in a highly engaging and memorable video case study format, with theoretical concepts interwoven to ensure consistent learning and recall of information critical for exam success.

Who is this Course for?

Managers and project team members, students at the graduate or undergraduate level, and/or entry level practitioners, as well as anyone who has an expressed interest in project management as a career or wants to improve their effectiveness in a project management environment.

Course Overview: 

  • 10 Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK  Guide
  • Each Knowledge Area, Inputs, Tools & Techniques, Outputs.
  • Project management Process Groups and how they inter-relate with the 10 Knowledge Areas.
  • 47 processes of the PMBOK  Guide
  • Best way to prepare for the CAPM  credential exam.

Becoming a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) 

  • PMI  (CAPM)  certification process and examination criteria
  • Exam application procedure - FAQs
  • Experience Verification Form - Steps

Introduction to PMBOK  Guide - Fifth Edition

  • The PMBOK  Guide
  • Fundamental definitions and concepts
  • Project Life Cycles
  • Study tips and module review

Introduction to the Project Management Processes

  • The 5 project management Process Groups and 10 Knowledge Areas
  • Project management framework
  • Project management standard
  • Study tips and module review

Project Integration Management

  • Developing a charter
  • Developing a project management plan
  • Directing and managing a project
  • Monitoring and controlling project work processes
  • Integrating change control via its components
  • Closing a project
  • Study tips and module review

Project Scope Management

  • Developing a scope management plan
  • Collecting requirements
  • Defining scope and establishing a scope baseline
  • Validating and controlling scope
  • Study tips and module review

Project Time Management

  • Developing a schedule management plan
  • Defining activities and developing a network diagram
  • Estimating activity resources and durations
  • Developing the schedule using the critical path method
  • Controlling the schedule baseline
  • Study tips and module review

Project Cost Management

  • Developing a cost management plan
  • Estimating costs using various techniques
  • Determining and base lining the budget
  • Controlling the budget baseline using Earned Value Management
  • Study tips and module review

Project Quality Management

  • Developing a quality management plan
  • Achieving quality via cost of quality attributes and 7 basic quality tools
  • Performing quality assurance and quality control
  • Study tips and module review

Project Human Resource Management

  • Defining organizational structures and describing their characteristics
  • Developing a human resource management plan
  • Acquiring, developing, and managing a project team
  • Understanding human behavior and conflict management
  • Study tips and module review

Project Communications Management

  • Exploring the communication model and its elements
  • Determining the number of stakeholder communication interactions
  • Developing a communications management plan
  • Managing and controlling communications
  • Study tips and module review

Project Risk Management

  • Defining risk terminology
  • Developing a risk management plan and risk register
  • Identifying, categorizing and analyzing risks
  • Developing risk response plans based on positive and negative strategies
  • Controlling risks via risk-related tools and techniques
  • Study tips and module review

Project Procurement Management

  • Describing the buyer-seller relationship
  • Developing a procurement management plan
  • Defining contract and procurement document types
  • Conducting procurements and negotiations
  • Closing procurements and procurement audits
  • Study tips and module review

Project Stakeholder Management

  • Identifying and analyzing stakeholder needs and impacts
  • Developing a stakeholder management plan
  • Managing and controlling stakeholder engagements
  • Study tips and module review

Eligibility:

If you are relatively new to project management, it is strongly suggested that you participate in at least one of the following IIL courses to gain a basic understanding of project management. This is primarily due to the nature and depth of content in the course, which is focused on exam preparation.

  • PM Fundamentals (PMF)
    - Available online or in the classroom, this course gives you a performance edge by teaching you how to initiate, plan, control, and complete your projects more effectively.
  • PM Fundamentals for IT Professionals
    - Similar to PMF, but aligned with the classic Software Development Life Cycle approaches to support project managers who function primarily in an information technology (IT) environment.
  • Candidates for CAPM  are required to hold a minimum of a high school diploma or a global equivalent and the applicant can take one of two paths: 1,500 hours of work on a project team or 23 contact hours of formal project management education. The examination is comprised of 150 multiple-choice questions. The allotted time to complete the examination is three hours. The three-hour examination is preceded by a 15-minute computer tutorial, which is not part of the allotted three hours.

About International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL)

With a wholly-owned network of operating companies all over the world and clients in more than 150 countries, IIL is a global leader in training and certification, coaching and mentoring, consulting and customized course development. Our core competencies include: Project, Program and Portfolio Management; Business Analysis; Lean Six Sigma and Process Excellence; Agile; ITIL ; Leadership and Interpersonal Skills.

Using our proprietary Many Methods of Learning™, IIL delivers innovative, effective and consistent training solutions through a variety of learning approaches: Virtual, Traditional Classroom, On-Demand, Mobile, Video and Simulation. As a PMI  Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.); a member of PMI's Global Executive Council; an APMG Accredited Training Organization (ATO) for PRINCE2 , ITIL , and others; a Microsoft Partner (with a Microsoft Gold Project and Portfolio Management competency); and an IIBA  Endorsed Education Provider (EEP™), IIL is the training solution partner of choice for many top global companies.

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