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:
- Apply for and pass the coveted CAPM exam.
- Understand key elements of managing a project using traditional methodologies.
- Understand key elements of managing a project using agile methodologies.
- Understand how, why, and when to use which methodology.