Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Official Cert Guide

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(CAPM.AB1) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-430-8
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The PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification is the industry-recognized entry point for project management professionals. This course, based on the official PMI CAPM Official Cert Guide (aligned with the PMBOK® Guide - Seventh Edition) provides the knowledge and skills to excel on the CAPM® exam and launch your project management career. Gain a deep understanding of core project management principles across all five process groups, master essential tools, and techniques, and develop the communication and collaboration skills needed to thrive in any project environment.

Skills You’ll Get

  • Gain a solid foundation in core project management concepts, principles, and terminology aligned with the PMBOK® Guide - Seventh Edition.
  • Develop an understanding of all five project management process groups: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing.
  • Master essential project management tools and techniques used for project planning, scheduling, budgeting, risk management, and more.
  • Learn effective communication and collaboration strategies to successfully interact with stakeholders and project team members.
  • Sharpen your skills and gain the confidence needed to successfully pass the PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam.
  • Increase your value in the job market by demonstrating a recognized understanding of project management best practices.

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Lessons

15+ Lessons | 646+ Exercises | 154+ Quizzes | 247+ Flashcards | 247+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

150+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 150+ Post Assessment Questions | 300+ Practice Test Questions

1

Introduction

2

Becoming a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

  • Understanding Project Management
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • Scope of the CAPM Exam
  • How This Course Is Organized
  • Steps to Becoming a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • Study and Exam-Taking Strategies
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
3

Projects and Project Management

  • What Is a Project?
  • Understanding Project Management
  • Projects vs. Operational Work
  • Programs and Portfolios
  • Creating Value Through Project Management
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Project Management Challenges
  • Project Management Trends
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
4

Organizing for Project Performance

  • Project Performance Domains
  • The Stakeholder Performance Domain
  • The Project Manager’s Role
  • Project Organization Structures
  • Project Management Office (PMO) and Steering Committees
  • The Team Performance Domain
  • Applying the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
5

Development Approach and Life Cycle Performance Domain

  • Fundamentals of the Project Life Cycle
  • Project Life Cycle vs. Product Life Cycle
  • Development Approach and Life Cycle Performance Domain Concepts
  • Life Cycles in Practice
  • Considerations for Selecting a Development Approach
  • Project Activity, Deliverables, and Milestones
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
6

Planning, Project Work, and Delivery: Predictive Methodologies

  • Choosing the Predictive, Plan-Based Methodology
  • Process Groups of the Predictive, Plan-Based Approach
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Team
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Close Project or Phase
  • Foundations of Earned Value Analysis
  • The Planning Performance Domain
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
7

Project Work and Delivery

  • Project Work Performance Domain
  • Managing Risk
  • Project Delivery Performance Domain
  • Project Integration
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
8

Planning, Project Work, and Delivery: Adaptive Approaches

  • When to Use an Adaptive Approach
  • Team Structure in Adaptive Projects
  • Requirements for the Adaptive Project Environment
  • Apparent Stages of Adaptive Projects
  • Agile Life Cycles
  • Hybrid Project Approaches
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
9

Overview of Adaptive Frameworks

  • Lean
  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Extreme Programming
  • FDD, DSDM, and Crystal
  • Frameworks for Scale
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
10

Measurement, Tracking, and Managing Uncertainty

  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • The Measurement Performance Domain
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Project Control
  • The Uncertainty Performance Domain
  • Tracking and Managing Risk in Adaptive Projects
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
11

Business Analysis Frameworks

  • The Importance of Business Analysis
  • The Role of a Business Analyst
  • Requirements: The Focus of Business Analysis
  • Stakeholders and the Business Analyst
  • Influence of Project Approaches on Business Analysis
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
12

Business Analysis Domains

  • Domain 1: Needs Assessment
  • Domain 2: Business Analysis Planning
  • Domain 3: Requirements Elicitation and Analysis
  • Domain 4: Traceability and Monitoring
  • Domain 5: Solution Evaluation
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources
13

Tailoring and Final Preparation

  • Tailoring
  • Final Preparation
  • Summary
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Suggested Reading and Resources

Appendix A: PMI Project Management Process Groups and Processes

Appendix B: PMBOK 7 Project Performance Domains and Project Management Principles

  • Project Performance Domains
  • Principles of Project Management

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To be eligible for the CAPM certification, candidates must meet the following prerequisites: A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or equivalent). At least 1,500 hours of project management experience or 23 hours of formal project management education.

The CAPM® exam typically consists of 150 multiple-choice questions.

The CAPM exam duration is 3 hours (180 minutes).

PMI does not publicly disclose the exact passing score for the CAPM® exam. However, it is generally recommended to aim for a score exceeding 70% to increase your chances of success.

This PMI CAPM Official Cert Guide course offers several advantages: Solid Foundation: Gain a comprehensive understanding of project management fundamentals aligned with the latest PMBOK® Guide. Proven Learning Tools: Learn essential skills through interactive exercises, practice exams, and real-world scenarios. Confidence Boost: Sharpen your knowledge and gain the exam-taking confidence needed to succeed on the CAPM® exam. Career Advancement: Increase your value in the job market by demonstrating a recognized project management certification.

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