CAPM Requirements: Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent) and 1,500 hours of project experience or 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam

Course Length: 3 days

Course Content:
Lesson 1: Understanding Project Management Fundamentals
Topic A: Define Project Management Basics
Topic B: Examine Organizational Influences on Project Management
Topic C: Examine the Project Management Context

Lesson 2: Identifying Project Management Processes
Topic A: Examine the Project Life Cycle
Topic B: Recognize Process Groups

Lesson 3: Initiating a Project
Topic A: Examine Project Selection
Topic B: Prepare a Project Statement of Work
Topic C: Create a Project Charter
Topic D: Identify the Elements of a Project Management Plan

Lesson 4: Managing Project Scope
Topic A: Document Stakeholder Requirements
Topic B: Create a Scope Statement
Topic C: Develop a Work Breakdown Structure
Topic D: Review Deliverables and Work Results
Topic E: Control the Project Scope

Lesson 5: Estimating Project Time
Topic A: Create an Activity List
Topic B: Create a Project Schedule Network Diagram
Topic C: Estimate Activity Resources
Topic D: Estimate Duration for Project Activities

Lesson 6: Developing a Project Schedule
Topic A: Draft a Project Schedule
Topic B: Identify the Critical Path
Topic C: Optimize the Project Schedule
Topic D: Establish a Schedule Baseline
Topic E: Control the Project Schedule

Lesson 7: Analyzing Project Cost
Topic A: Estimate Project Costs
Topic B: Establish the Cost Baseline
Topic C: Reconcile Funding and Costs
Topic D: Control Project Costs

Lesson 8: Measuring Project Quality
•Create a Quality Management Plan
•Execute a Quality Assurance Plan
•Perform Quality Control

Lesson 9: Organizing Human Resources for a Project
Topic A: Document the Project Roles, Responsibilities, and Reporting Relationships
Topic B: Acquire the Project Team
Topic C: Develop the Project Team
Topic D: Manage the Project Team

Lesson 10: Devising Effective Communication Methods
Topic A: Identify Project Stakeholders
Topic B: Create a Communications Management Plan
Topic C: Distribute Project Information
Topic D: Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
Topic E: Report on Project Performance

Lesson 11: Analyzing Project Risks
Topic A: Create a Risk Management Plan
Topic B: Identify Project Risks and Triggers
Topic C: Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
Topic D: Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
Topic E: Develop a Risk Response Plan
Topic F: Monitor and Control Project Risks

Lesson 12: Processing Project Procurements
Topic A: Plan Project Procurements
Topic B: Prepare a Procurement Statement Of Work
Topic C: Prepare a Procurement Document
Topic D: Examine the Conduct Procurements Process
Topic E: Obtain Responses from Sellers
Topic F: Determine Project Sellers
Topic G: Administer Project Procurements
Topic H: Close Project Procurements

Lesson 13: Integrating Project Workflow
Topic A: Identify the Direct and Manage Project Execution Process
Topic B: Identify the Monitor and Control Project Work Process
Topic C: Develop an Integrated Change Control System
Topic D: Utilize the Integrated Change Control System
Topic E: Close the Project or Phase Administratively