Preparing for the CAPM® Exam (3 day course)

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CAPM Training

Overview

The CAPM® qualification is aimed at relatively new project managers and others involved in project management who seek professional accreditation or an initial understanding of thePMBOK® Guide approach to project management.

This course provides the 23 hours training required as a prerequisite for the CAPM® exam.

 

Prerequisites

  • Anyone with an interest in the PMBOK® Guide approach to project management.
  • Those wishing to take the CAPM® exam will need to meet the criteria set by the PMI® (see www.pmi.org).

 

Delegates will learn how to

  • manage projects according to the PMBOK® Guide approach
  • prepare for the CAPM® exam

 

Course Outline

Successful Project Ingredients
This session considers the nature of success, the barriers to achieving it and the ingredients required to overcome these.

The PMBOK®GUIDE Framework
This session provides an introduction to PMBOK® Guide approach, the nine knowledge areas and the five process groups. Exploration of the contents of Chapters 1 to 3 of thePMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.

Project Integration Management
An overview of the Knowledge Area, processes, key deliverables and techniques. Exploration of the contents of Chapter 4 of thePMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.

Project Scope Management
An overview of the Knowledge Area, processes, key deliverables and techniques. Exploration of the contents of Chapter 5 of thePMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

Project Time Management
An overview of the Knowledge Area, processes, key deliverables and techniques. Exploration of the contents of Chapter 6 of thePMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

Critical Path Analysis and Scheduling
Types of network diagram. Differences between arrow diagrams and precedence diagrams. Constructing a precedence diagram. In-class exercise. Case study. Scheduling. Levelling and compression.

Project Cost Management
Overview of the Knowledge Area. Processes, key deliverables and techniques. Cost Budgeting and management. Earned Value Management. Sample EVA questions. Exploration of the contents of Chapter 7 of the PMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

Project Quality Management
An overview of the Knowledge Area, processes, key deliverables and techniques. Exploration of the contents of Chapter 8 of thePMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

Project Human Resource Management
An overview of the Knowledge Area, processes, key deliverables and techniques. Leadership versus management. Negotiating skills. The project start-up meeting and Tuckman’s model. Motivation theories. Exploration of the contents of Chapter 9 of the PMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

Project Communications Management
An overview of the Knowledge Area, processes, key deliverables and techniques. Exploration of the contents of Chapter 10of thePMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.

Project Risk Management
An overview of the Knowledge Area, processes, key deliverables and techniques. Exploration of the contents of Chapter 11 of thePMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.

Project Procurement Management
This session looks at this PMBOK® Guide knowledge area and the associated processes. It covers the types of contract in common use and the benefits and concerns associated with these. Exploration of the contents of Chapter 11 of the PMBOK® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.

Mock Exam
In addition to the 150 questions provided during the course a 100-question mock exam is provided.

 

Examinations 

The CAPM® exam is normally taken on-line and will need to be arranged directly with the PMI® (www.pmi.org).

 Cost: £1295 + VAT

Duration: 3 Days

PMI®, PMP®. CAPM® and PMBOK® Guide are registered certification marks and trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc

Preparing for the CAMP training Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK including onsite closed company courses are available

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