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Certified Associate in Project Management - Exam Prep (CAPM)

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Overview

CAPM refers to the Certified Associate in Project Management from the Project Management Institute. It is a globally recognised qualification that will enable you to demonstrate your skills and knowledge in a project environment. Aspiring project managers and project management professionals can further their career opportunities by taking this course.

CAPM Exam Prep course will give beginners a clear understanding of project management philosophies and knowledge. It is an introductory course that will prepare learners for the CAPM exam. The course will cover key topics such as organisations and project management, project integration management, project scope and schedule management, project quality management, and cost management.

Project management is one of the most popular diverse fields that you can have a lucrative career in. it is estimated that project management will create close to 15 million jobs through to 2020. It is also a field that will allow you to showcase your leadership skills, strategic management skills and decision making skills. The CAPM Exam Prep course will equip learners with vital skillsets to help distinguish their standing in the job market.

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

What will I learn?

  • Have a clear understanding of project management best practices
  • Prepare for the CAPM exam and ensure you pass on the first attempt
  • Gain an understanding of the 10 project management knowledge areas
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills
  • Understand the fundamentals of implementing project management practices and processes to operate a successful project
  • Become an effective project manager and a valued member in the project management team

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Professionals in project management
  • Aspiring project managers

Entry Requirement

  • Learners will require a High School Diploma, Associate Degree or equivalent

Method of Assessment

All students are required to complete an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online test is marked automatically and learners will receive an instant grade on whether they have passed the course.

(Please be aware, this is not the official exam, if there is an official exam, you can purchase it separately on the relevant website.)

Certification and Awarding Body

At the successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate in Project Management by CPD and iAP. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

(This course does not include the official certificate)

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete the CAPM Exam Prep, you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com is given below.

  • Project Manager – £38,267 per annum
  • Project Manager IT – £42,182 per annum

 Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)
Course Curriculum Total Units : 332
Course Introduction
Course Introduction
Module 01 - Capm Application And Exam
1.1. What do the letters CAPM mean?
1.2. How Do I Become A CAPM?
1.3. Scheduling the Exam
1.4. CAPM Application
1.5. Project Management and Processes
1.6. Project Integration Management
1.7. Project Scope Management
1.8. Project Schedule Management
1.9. Project Cost Management
1.10. Project Quality Management
1.11. Resources Management
1.12. Project Communications Management
1.13. Project Risk Management
1.14. Project Procurement Management
1.15. Project Stakeholder Management
1.16. CAPM Exam
1.17. Types of Questions: Two Right Answers, Made up Terms
1.18. Types of Questions: Two Right Answers
1.19. Types of Questions: Situational Questions
1.20. Types of Questions: Extraneous Information
1.21. Types of Questions: Understanding vs. Memorization
1.22. Types of Questions: Questions With Invented Terms
1.23. Types of Questions: Answers With More than One Component
1.24. Recurring Themes: PMI’isms
1.25. The Exam – Why People Fail
Module 02 - Organizations And Project Management
2.1. Organizations and Project Management
2.2. Differentiation vs. Integration
2.3. Functional Organization
2.4. Potential Advantages of a Functional Organization
2.5. Potential Issues with a Functional Organization
2.6. Projectized Organization
2.7. Potential Advantages of a Projectized Organization
2.8. Potential Issues with a Projectized Organization
2.9. The Matrix Organization
2.10. A Weak Matrix Organization
2.11. A Balanced Matrix Organization
2.12. A Strong Matrix Organization
2.13. Potential Advantages of a Matrix Organization
2.14. Potential Issues with a Matrix Organization
2.15. Project Characteristics
Module 03 - The Basics Of Project Management
3.1. The Basics of Project Management
3.2. What is Project Management?
3.3. Projects and Operations
3.4. Program and Portfolio
3.5. Organizational Project Management
3.6. Key Terms
3.7. Key Terms – Life Cycles
3.8. Key Terms (Cont.)
3.9. It’s all about managing six (6) things. It’s simple really…
3.10. Plan – Do – Check – Act
3.11. Project Life Cycle
3.12. Model
3.13. Developmental Methodologies
3.14. The Big 3 Life Cycles
3.15. Keys to the Predictive Waterfall Model
3.16. The Basic Predictive Model
3.17. Keys to the Predictive Model
3.18. Keys Challenges to the Predictive Model
3.19. The Iterative Life Cycles
3.20. Advantages of the Iterative Model
3.21. Challenges of the Iterative Model
3.22. Prototyping
3.23. Reasons to Prototype
3.24. Dangers of Prototyping
3.25. Managing WIP
3.26. Scrum
3.27. Foundation
3.28. Scrum Model
3.29. A Project Vision
3.30. Product Backlog
3.31. The Scrum Roles
3.32. The Release Planning Meeting
3.33. The Sprint Planning Meeting
3.34. Team/Scrum Board
3.35. Burndown Chart
3.36. Sprint Planning Meeting
3.37. The Daily Scrum
3.38. Sprint Review
3.39. Sprint Retrospective
3.40. Scrum Table
3.41. PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas
3.42. Ten Knowledge Areas Extended
3.43. Inputs – Tools & Techniques – Outputs
3.44. Ten Knowledge Areas Extended (Cont.)
3.45. The Process Groups & Knowledge Areas Combined
Module 04 - Project Integration Management
4.1. Project Integration Management
4.2. Integration Management
4.3. 4.1 Develop Project Charter
4.4. The Business Case
4.5. 4.2 Develop Project Management Plan
4.6. Project Management Plan & Project Documents
4.7. Baselines, Logs & Registers
4.8. Project Management Plan Diagram
4.9. 4.3 Direct & Manage Project Work
4.10. 4.4 Manage Project Knowledge
4.11. 4.5 Monitor & Control Project Work
4.12. 4.6 Perform Integrated Change Control
4.13. 4.7 Close Project or Phase
4.14. Summary
Module 05 - Project Scope Management
5.1. Project Scope Management
5.2. Scope Management
5.3. The Product vs. Project Scope:
5.4. The Scope Management Plan Answers…
5.5. The Steps in Scope Management
5.6. How Scope is Measured
5.7. 5.1 Plan Scope Management
5.8. 5.2 Collect Requirements
5.9. Requirements Data Gathering
5.10. Voting
5.11. Idea Mapping Guidelines
5.12. Brainstorming Steps
5.13. 5.3 Define Scope
5.14. Charter vs. Scope Statement
5.15. 5.4 Create WBS
5.16. WBS Terminology
5.17. Components of the WBS
5.18. Effective WBS’s
5.19. 5.4 Create WBS (Cont.)
5.20. 5.5 Validate Scope
5.21. 5.6 Control Scope
5.22. Summary
Module 06 - Project Schedule Management
6.1. Project Schedule Management
6.2. Schedule Management
6.3. 6.1 Plan Schedule Management
6.4. 6.2 Define Activities
6.5. Rolling Wave Planning
6.6. 6.2 Define Activities (Cont.)
6.7. 6.3 Sequence Activities
6.8. PDM
6.9. Conditional Diagramming
6.10. Dependencies
6.11. Leads & Lag
6.12. 6.3 Sequence Activities (Cont.)
6.13. Dependency Determination
6.14. Leads & Lag Example
6.15. 6.4 Estimate Activity Durations
6.16. Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT)
6.17. Distributions
6.18. Reserves
6.19. Agile Estimation
6.20. 6.5 Develop Schedule
6.21. CPM
6.22. The Critical Path Method
6.23. Resource Optimization
6.24. Critical Chain Method
6.25. CCPM
6.26. A Sample Story Map
6.27. 6.5 Develop Schedule (Cont.)
6.28. Leveling vs. Smoothing
6.29. Other Terms
6.30. Crashing vs. Fast Tracking
6.31. Gantt Charts
6.32. Milestone Chart
6.33. 6.6 Control Schedule
6.34. Summary
Module 07 - Project Cost Management
7.1. Project Cost Management
7.2. Cost Management
7.3. 7.1 Plan Cost Management
7.4. 7.2 Estimate Costs
7.5. Accuracy of Estimates
7.6. 7.3 Determine Budget
7.7. Accounting Terms
7.8. 7.3 Determine Budget (Cont.)
7.9. Funding Requirements
7.10. Depreciation
7.11. 7.4 Control Costs
7.12. Cumulative Cost Curve
7.13. Earned Value Chart
7.14. Forecasting – ETC
7.15. Forecasting – EAC
7.16. Forecasting – TCPI
7.17. Earned Schedule Theory
7.18. Summary
Module 08 - Project Quality Management
8.1. Project Quality Management
8.2. Key Terms
8.3. Quality Management
8.4. Thought Leaders
8.5. 8.1 Plan Quality
8.6. Cost of Quality
8.7. Flowcharts
8.8. SIPOC
8.9. SIPOC Steps
8.10. SIPOC (Cont.)
8.11. Logical Data Model
8.12. Matrix Diagrams
8.13. Matrix Diagram Symbols
8.14. Sample Matrix Diagrams
8.15. Test Driven Development (TDD)
8.16. Acceptance Test-Driven Development
8.17. Refactoring
8.18. Types of Refactoring
8.19. 8.2 Manage Quality
8.20. Root Cause Analysis
8.21. Affinity Diagrams
8.22. Affinity Diagrams Steps
8.23. Affinity Diagrams (Cont.)
8.24. Cause and Effect Diagram
8.25. Histogram Sample
8.26. Scatter Diagram
8.27. Control Chart
8.28. Pareto Diagrams
8.29. Run Chart
8.30. Design For X
8.31. Problem Solving
8.32. Benchmarking
8.33. Design of Experiments (DOE)
8.34. 8.3 Control Quality
8.35. 7 Basic Quality Tools
8.36. Check or Tally Sheets
8.37. Statistical Sampling Terms
8.38. Statistical Terms
8.39. Statistical Example
8.40. Summary
Module 09 - Project Resources Management
9.1. Project Resources Management
9.2. The Processes that Organize All Project Resources
9.3. 9.1 Plan Resources Management
9.4. Team Charter
9.5. Organization Chart
9.6. Responsibility Assignment Matrix
9.7. Common Theories
9.8. Resource Management Plan
9.9. 9.2 Estimate Activity Resources
9.10. 9.3 Acquire Resources
9.11. 9.4 Develop Team
9.12. The Five (5) Conflict Resolution Modes
9.13. Speed B. Leas Conflict Model
9.14. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
9.15. Absence of Trust
9.16. Absence of Conflict
9.17. Lack of Commitment
9.18. Avoidance of Accountability
9.19. Inattention to Results
9.20. 9.5 Manage Team
9.21. Emotional Intelligence
9.22. Ability-Based EI Model
9.23. Goleman’s Mixed EI Model
9.24. Trait EI Model
9.25. Leadership Styles
9.26. Theories of Management Style
9.27. Sources of Power
9.28. Servant Leadership
9.29. Management vs. Leadership
9.30. Adaptive Leadership
9.31. 9.6 Control Resources
9.32. Final Terms
9.33. Summary
Module 10 - Project Communications Management
10.1. Project Communications Management
10.2. Communications Management
10.3. Communications Dimensions
10.4. Communications Terms
10.5. The Communication Model
10.6. Didactic Communication Example
10.7. Styles
10.8. 10.1 Plan Communications Management
10.9. Stakeholder Engagement Matrix
10.10. The Communications Management Plan
10.11. 10.2 Manage Communications
10.12. Communications Techniques and Considerations
10.13. 10.2 Manage Communications (Cont.)
10.14. 10.3 Monitor Communications
10.15. 10.3 Control Communications
10.16. Summary
Module 11 - Project Risk Management
11.1. Project Risk Management
11.2. Risk Management
11.3. Risk
11.4. Types of Risks
11.5. Key Terms
11.6. 11.1 Plan Risk Management
11.7. Included in the Risk Management Plan
11.8. Sample RBS
11.9. Scales for Impact and Probability
11.10. Sample Impact Matrix
11.11. 11.2 Identify Risks
11.12. Brainstorming
11.13. Delphi Technique
11.14. SWOT Analysis
11.15. Prompt Lists
11.16. The Risk Register
11.17. 11.3 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
11.18. Risk Parameters
11.19. Probability & Impact Matrix
11.20. 11.4 Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
11.21. Influence Diagrams
11.22. Expected Monetary Value (EMV)
11.23. Decision Tree Analysis
11.24. A Sample Decision Tree with Costs
11.25. Data Modeling – Simulation
11.26. 11.5 Plan Risk Responses
11.27. Response Strategies
11.28. Risk Register Updates
11.29. 11.6 Implement Risk Responses
11.30. 11.6 Plan Implement Responses
11.31. 11.7 Monitor Risks
11.32. Summary
Module 12 - Project Procurement Management
12.1. Project Procurement Management
12.2. Procurement Management
12.3. Procurement PMIisms
12.4. Procurement Terms
12.5. 12.1 Plan Procurement Management
12.6. Source Selection Analysis
12.7. Procurement Management Plan
12.8. Bid Documents
12.9. Procurement Statement of Work
12.10. 3 Types – Procurement Statement of Work
12.11. Procurement Documents
12.12. Contracts
12.13. 12.2 Conduct Procurements
12.14. Negotiating Tactics
12.15. Source Selection Criteria
12.16. 12.3 Control Procurements
12.17. Negotiate Settlements
12.18. Summary
Module 13 - Project Stakeholder Management
13.1. Project Stakeholder Management
13.2. 13.1 Identify Stakeholders
13.3. Brain Writing – Data Gathering
13.4. Data Analysis for Stakeholders
13.5. Classification Models for Stakeholder Analysis
13.6. Stakeholder Prioritization
13.7. Salience Model
13.8. Salience Model Groups
13.9. Direction of Influence
13.10. Stakeholder Engagement Classification
13.11. 13.2 Plan Stakeholder Management
13.12. 13.3 Manage Stakeholder Engagement
13.13. 13.4 Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
13.14. Summary
Module 14 - Professional Responsibility
14.1. Professional Responsibility
14.2. Duty to the Profession
14.3. Scope & Estimates
14.4. Authority
14.5. Above All Else…
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