Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Certification Preparation- Sixth Edition
Course ID: CAPM-1
This CAPM Certification Preparation course is designed for persons in a variety of job roles who currently contribute to project teams in various ways, including providing subject matter expertise (e.g., marketing, finance, customer care, processing, fulfillment) and serving as project team sponsors, facilitators, liaisons, or coordinators, but who do not function as project managers and who have little or no formal exposure to or training in standardized project management terminology and processes.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to do the following: Obtain an understanding of how project management affects business, create a charter, identify stakeholders, create a project management plan, create a schedule, create a budget, create a risk register, and create various management plans. They will be able to analyze project risks, address project related procurement, execute the plan, and monitor and control it as needed. They will know how to close the project, including project and contract closeout.
This course is for people who have on the job experience doing project management activities and running projects, regardless of their job title. It is for those who wish to become certified project managers, or those that want to build or reinforce a foundation in project management. This course is ideal for a person who wants to grow and formalize their project management skills on an industry neutral, global standard, the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK Guide) – Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc. 2017. (This course is ideal for a leader or manager wanting to take their career and salary to the next level in earning the globally recognized CAPM® credential. Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)®, and PMBOK® Guide are all registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
1 – PROJECT MANAGEMENT INTRODUCTION
CAPM® Exam Details Project Management Introduction Overview Defining Projects The Importance of Project Management Project, Program, Portfolio and Operations Management Key Components Project Management Process Groups Project Management Knowledge Areas Project Data, Information, and Reports Tailoring Project Management Business Documents Success Measurements CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions
2 – THE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH PROJECTS OPERATE
The Environment in Which Projects Operate Overview Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Organizational Systems Governance Frameworks Management Elements Organizational Structure Types Project Management Office CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions
3 – THE ROLE OF THE PROJECT MANAGER
The Role of the Project Manager Overview The Project Manager’s Sphere of Influence Project Management Competencies Comparison of Leadership and Management Leadership Styles Performing Integration CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions
4 – INITIATING PROCESSES
Initiating Process Group Overview Develop Project Charter Identify Stakeholders CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions
5 – PLANNING PROCESSES
Planning Process Group Overview Section A: Management Plans Develop Project Management Plan Subsidiary Management Plans Plan Scope Management Plan Schedule Management Plan Cost Management Plan Quality Management Plan Resource Management Plan Communications Management Plan Risk Management Plan Procurement Management Plan Stakeholder Engagement Change Management Plan and Configuration Management Plan CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions Section B: Scope, Schedule, and Cost Processes Collect Requirements Define Scope Create WBS Define Activities Sequence Activities Estimate Activity Resources Estimate Activity Durations Develop Schedule Overview: Cost Planning Processes Estimate Costs Determine Budget CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions Section C: Risk Processes Identify Risks Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis Plan Risk Responses CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions
6 – EXECUTING PROCESSES
Executing Processes Overview Direct and Manage Project Work Manage Project Knowledge Manage Quality Acquire Resources Develop Team Manage Team Manage Communications Implement Risk Responses Conduct Procurements Manage Stakeholder Engagement CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions
7 – MONITORING AND CONTROLLING PROCESSES
Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Overview Monitor and Control Project Work Perform Integrated Change Control Validate Scope Control Change Control Schedule Control Costs Control Quality Control Resources Monitor Communications Monitor Risks Control Procurements Monitor Stakeholder Engagement CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions
8 – CLOSING PROCESSES
Closing Process Group Overview Close Project or Phase CAPM® Test-Worthy Topics Practice Questions