Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Course Description

This knowledge based Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Preparation Course will give participants foundation, experience, techniques and tools to manage a project. This is an Associate course that is based on application with an array of practical experiences that can immediately be applied.
4 days

Delivery Schedule

September 08, 15, 22 & 29, 2023


There are no specific prerequisites for this course. However, experience in or exposure to a project management environment is recommended. 23 hours of formal accredited learning are required in order to take the exam.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

Understand the CAPM® exam process (i.e. application procedure to taking the exam)
Identify the attributes of being a project manager
Understand the significance of good project governance
Define project objectives and create a project scope plan
Describe how a work breakdown structure is used as an input to developing a project plan
Understand the benefits of effective project planning and control
Apply the principles behind time and cost estimation
Understand the different components of a project schedules and how these can be applied
Deliver and manage an effective project management plan
Distinguish between risk and issue management and how to do it.
Monitor and communicate project progress on a timely basis
Understand the basis behind effective project leadership
Understand and plan for project success and closure

Day One

The Delivery Framework

Introduction Session: - Overview of the Exam Application
Topic 1 (Chapter 1 and 2 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project management process – defining project, program and portfolio management
Topic 2 (Chapter 3 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project management framework from the PMBOK®

Day Two

Project Planning Model

Topic 3 (Chapter 4 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project change control – defining project processes and governance
Topic 4 (Chapter 5 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project scoping and control – identify and understanding the project charter
Topic 5 (Chapter 6 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project schedules developing and brainstorming the schedule
Topic 6 (Chapter 7 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project cost estimation and control techniques – how to manage and report project estimates

Day Three

Project Facilitation Skills

Topic 7 (Chapter 8 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project quality management – identifying project success and key project metrics
Topic 8 (Chapter 11 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Risk and issue management – recording and management relevant risk
Topic 9 (Chapter 12 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project contracts – overview of the project contract process

Day Four

Managing Project Team & Leadership

Topic 10 (Chapter 9 of the PMBOK® Guide): - The project managers soft skills including the role of the project manager
Topic 11 (Chapter 10 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project management communication skills – stakeholder analysis and planning
Topic 12 (Chapter 13 of the PMBOK® Guide): - Project stakeholder relationship management

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