Launched in 2003, the CAPM recognizes individuals with a demonstrated understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes, and terminology as defined in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), the standard of project management’s good practices. The CAPM credential candidate contributes to a project team as a subject matter expert and may also serve as a sponsor, facilitator, liaison, or coordinator. These project team members assume full or partial responsibility for individual project tasks in their areas of expertise (e.g., finance, marketing, legal), which may not be industry-specific, but relevant across many functional areas and industries.
Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. This course expands upon the basic concepts of project management you discovered in the Project Management Fundamentals course and offers a job-related approach to successful project management across application areas and industries.
You will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to successfully manage projects.
Take the exam if you can:
- Provide subject matter expertise (e.g. finance, marketing, customer care)
- Serve as project sponsors, facilitators, liaisons, or coordinators
and have the following exam prerequisites
- Minimum of a high school diploma, associate degree or global equivalent:
- At least 23 hours of project management education
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Initiate a project.
Plan project work.
Develop project schedules, cost estimates, and budgets.
Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
Analyze project risks.
Plan project procurement.
Execute project work
Monitor and control project work
Monitor and control project schedule and costs
Monitor and control project quality, staffing, and communications
Monitor and control project risks and contracts
Close the project