The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) course is designed to provide participants with foundational knowledge and skills in project management. The CAPM certification is globally recognized and validates an individual’s understanding of project management principles, terminology, and processes. This course covers essential project management concepts, techniques, and best practices required for successful project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closure.
To enroll in the CAPM course, participants should meet the following prerequisites:
- A secondary degree (high school diploma or equivalent).
The CAPM course follows a structured and interactive learning approach. It combines theoretical instruction, practical examples, case studies, and interactive activities to enhance participants’ understanding of project management concepts. The course incorporates instructor-led sessions, group discussions, and individual assignments to reinforce learning. Online resources, study materials, and practice exams are also provided to help participants prepare for the CAPM certification exam.
- Introduction to Project Management
- Definition and importance of project management
- Project life cycle and process groups
- Roles and responsibilities of a project manager
- Project Integration Management
- Project charter development
- Project management plan creation and execution
- Change control and project closure
- Project Scope Management
- Scope planning and requirements gathering
- Scope definition and verification
- Scope change control
- Project Schedule Management
- Activity definition and sequencing
- Duration estimation and schedule development
- Schedule control and compression techniques
- Project Cost Management
- Cost estimation and budgeting
- Cost control and earned value management
- Financial analysis and business case development
- Project Quality Management
- Quality planning and assurance
- Quality control and process improvement
- Six Sigma and statistical tools in project management
- Project Resource Management
- Resource planning and acquisition
- Team development and management
- Conflict resolution and motivation techniques
- Project Communications Management
- Communication planning and stakeholder engagement
- Information distribution and performance reporting
- Effective communication strategies
- Project Risk Management
- Risk identification, assessment, and prioritization
- Risk response planning and monitoring
- Quantitative and qualitative risk analysis
- Project Procurement Management
- Procurement planning and contract management
- Vendor selection and evaluation
- Contract administration and closure
Upon completion of the CAPM course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the fundamental principles and terminology of project management.
- Apply project management knowledge, processes, and techniques in practice.
- Contribute effectively to project teams and support project managers.
- Demonstrate a solid foundation in project management concepts.
- Successfully pass the CAPM certification exam.
The CAPM course may include practical labs to provide participants with hands-on experience and practical application of project management concepts. Some of the lab activities may include:
- Creating a project charter and project management plan for a simulated project scenario.
- Developing a work breakdown structure (WBS) and project schedule using project management software.
- Conducting a risk assessment and creating a risk register for a project case study.
- Analyzing project performance using earned value management techniques.
- Participating in group exercises to practice effective communication and stakeholder engagement.