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Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Course Outline

Domain 1: Project Management Fundamentals and Core Concepts

Module 1: Project Life Cycles and Processes

  • Distinguish Between a Project, a Program, and a Portfolio
  • Distinguish Between a Project and an Operations
  • Distinguish Between Predictive and Adaptive Approaches
  • Distinguish Between Issues, Risks, Assumptions, and Constraints
  • Review/Critique Project Scope
  • Apply the Project Management Code of Ethics to Scenarios
  • How a Project Can Be a Vehicle for Change?

Module 2: Project Management Planning

  • Purpose and Importance of Cost, Quality, Risk, and Schedule
  • Project Management Plan Vs Product Management Plan
  • Differences Between a Milestone and a Task Duration
  • Number and Type of Resources in a Project
  • Use a Risk Register in a Given Situation
  • Use a Stakeholder Register in a Given Situation
  • Project Closure and Transitions

Module 3: Project Roles and Responsibilities

  • Compare and Contrast the Roles and Responsibilities of Project Managers and Project Sponsors
  • Compare and Contrast the Roles and Responsibilities of the Project Team and the Project Sponsor
  • Importance of the Role the Project Manager Plays
  • Differences Between Leadership and Management
  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Its Impact on Project Management

Module 4: Follow and Execute Planned Strategies or Frameworks

  • How it is Appropriate to Respond to a Planned Strategy or Framework?
    • Communication
    • Risk
  • Project Initiation and Benefit Planning

Module 5: Common Problem-Solving Tools and Techniques

  • Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Meeting
  • Purpose of Focus Groups, Standup Meetings, and Brainstorming

Domain 2: Predictive and Plan-Based Methodologies

Module 6: Use a Predictive and Plan-Based Approach

  • Identify the Suitability of a Predictive and Plan-Based Approach for the Organisational Structure
    • Virtual
    • Colocation
    • Matrix Structure
    • Hierarchical
  • Activities Within Each Process
  • Typical Activities Within Each Process
  • Differences Between Various Project Components

Module 7: Project Management Plan Schedule

  • Apply Critical Path Methods
  • Calculate Schedule Variance
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Work Packages
  • Apply a Quality Management Plan
  • Apply an Integration Management Plan

Module 8: How to Document Project Controls of Predictive, Plan-based Projects?

  • Identify Artefacts that are used in Predictive and Plan-Based Projects
  • Calculate Cost and Schedule Variances

Domain 3: Agile Frameworks/Methodologies

Module 9: Use Adaptive Approach

  • Compare the Pros and Cons of Adaptive and Predictive and Plan-Based Projects
  • Identify the Suitability of Adaptive Approaches for the Organisational Structure
  • Organisational Process Assets and Enterprise Environmental Factors that Facilitate the Use of Adaptive Approaches

Module 10: How to Plan Project Iterations?

  • Logical Units of Iterations
  • Interpret the Pros and Cons of the Iteration
  • Translate WBS to an Adaptive Iteration
  • Determine Inputs for Scope
  • Importance of Adaptive Project Tracking Vs Predictive, Plan-Based Tracking

Module 11: How to Document Project Controls for An Adaptive Project?

  • Identify Artefacts that are Used in Adaptive Projects

Module 12: Explain the components of an adaptive plan

  • Distinguish Between the Components of Different Adaptive Methodologies
    • Scrum
    • Extreme Programming (XP)
    • Scaled Adaptive Framework (SAFe®)
    • Kanban

Module 13: How to Prepare and Execute Task Management Steps?

  • Interpret Success Criteria of an Adaptive Project Management Task
  • Prioritise Tasks in Adaptive Project Management

Domain 4: Business Analysis Frameworks

Module 14: Business Analysis (BA) Roles and Responsibilities

  • Distinguish Between Stakeholder Roles
    • Process Owner
    • Process Manager
    • Product Manager
    • Product Owner
  • Why Do You Need to Identify Stakeholders in the First Place?
  • Difference Between Internal and External Roles

Module 15: How to Conduct Stakeholder Communication?

  • Communication Channel/Tool
  • Why Communication is Important for a Business Analyst Between Various Teams?

Module 16: How to Gather Requirements?

  • Match Tools to Scenarios
    • User Stories
    • Use Cases
  • Identify the Requirements Gathering Approach for a Situation
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix/Product Backlog

Module 17: Product Roadmaps

  • Application of a Product Roadmap
  • Which Components Go to Which Releases?

Module 18: How Project Methodologies Influence Business Analysis Processes?

  • Role of a Business Analyst in Adaptive and Predictive Plan-Based Approaches

Module 19: Validate Requirements Through Product Delivery

  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Determine If a Project/Product is Ready for Delivery Based on a Requirements Traceability Matrix/Product Backlog

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Who should attend this CAPM® Certification Training Course?

This CAPM® Certification Training Course is intended for anyone who is interested in gaining in-depth knowledge of project management principles and practices. This training course is beneficial for these professionals:

  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Program Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Business Project Managers
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Project Consultants

Prerequisites of the CAPM® Certification Training Course

As a prerequisite, delegates must have a secondary degree, such as a high school diploma, GED (General Educational Development), or global equivalent for this course.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Course Overview

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification is the entry-level qualification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Designed for project managers or project management students with little experience, it is the ideal foundation qualification for individuals looking to initiate a career in project management or demonstrate their knowledge of project management to an employer when in a contributory role.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is a globally recognised certification that validates an individual's understanding of project management principles and practices. It provides a structured approach to identify project requirements, set clear objectives, and establish a roadmap for successful project completion. Studying this training equips learners with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in project management and enhances their career prospects in this field. With a standardised approach to project management, organisations can improve project outcomes, reduce risks, and enhance overall project performance. It also enhances marketability and credibility in the project management field, making individuals more desirable to potential employers. Pursuing this training helps individuals get equipped with the necessary skills and techniques to enhance their career opportunities and increase their earnings.

In this 3-day Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Training course, delegates will gain comprehensive knowledge of Project Management and its various techniques. During this training, they will learn how to identify the artefacts that are used in predictive and plan-based projects. They will also learn about organisational process assets and environmental factors that facilitate the use of adaptive approaches. This course will be led by our highly skilled and knowledgeable trainer, who has years of experience in teaching and will help delegates get a complete understanding of this course.

Course Objectives

  • To recognise the purpose and importance of cost, quality, risk, and schedule
  • To learn the difference between a project management plan and a product management plan
  • To explore the impact of emotional intelligence on project management
  • To understand appropriate responses for planned strategies or frameworks
  • To interpret success criteria for adaptive project management tasks
  • To identify the requirements-gathering approach for a given situation

After attending this training course, delegates will be able to use a risk register and a stakeholder register in relevant situations. They will also be able to identify the suitability of a predictive and plan-based approach based on organisational structure.

As an excellent starting training course for aspiring Project Managers, this CAPM® course educates candidates on how to utilise the PMBOK® Guide and what the best practice project management methodology is too. The syllabus covers a wide breadth of topics, from the essential processes required to monitor and control a project through to the wider context in which the project is being managed. 

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What is included in this CAPM® Certification Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • CAPM® Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

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The city of Chelmsford is located in the county town of Essex in the east of England. The city is located around 32 miles northeast of London and 22 miles from Colchester. Chelmsford city has an approximate population of 172,000 residents. Chelmsford was granted city status only recently on 1st June 2012. The unemployment rate for Chelmsford currently stands at just over 5%. This is dramatically lower in comparison to the national average unemployment rate which currently stands at 7.6%. The Anglia Ruskin University has one of its three campuses in Chelmsford and has a combined student enrolment rate of approximately 35,000 students. The university has faculties in three departments including Science & Technology, Arts, Law & Social Sciences and Health, Social Care & Education. Chelmsford is also home to the King Edward VI Grammar School which is exclusively male from years 7 to 11 but becomes mixed in the sixth form years of 12 and 13. The school teaches the ages from 11 all the way up to 18.

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


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CAPM® Certification Training | PMI Training Course in Chelmsford FAQs


Delegates will receive The Knowledge Academy’s courseware - including the presentation slides, exercises, and additional readings, an (Please see exam Terms and Conditions), tuition from a highly experienced trainer, and a unique CAPM® workbook.
No, you will have to apply directly to PMI® to book and take your exam.
To apply for the CAPM® exam, PMI® requires that you have a Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree or the global equivalent) plus 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam.
Yes, a certificate is included.
The training hours are 9am to 5pm.
The CAPM® certification is valid for 5 years. You’ll need to retake the exam prior to the 5-year certification cycle concluding if you wish to maintain your certified status.
The time required for studying this CAPM certification can vary depending on your project management background. However, most candidates typically study for 1-2 months for the training.
During our 5-day CAPM classroom training session, you can engage with other test candidates.
According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), the experience that you report on your PMP® application must have been accrued within the last eight consecutive years prior to your application submission date.
You will have 24/7 access to our CAPM course e-learning content on our website as soon as you register. An automated confirmation of your course purchase will guide you through the process.
The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam, which is also offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI), does not have specific questions about agile methodologies.
We will provide you with a soft copy of the CAPM training certificate at the end of the 5-day session.
Yes, you can revoke your enrolment in the CAPM certification course and receive reimbursement after deducting the administration charges. For more information, read our Refund Policy.
Yes, you can extend your access to the CAPM certification online training period by paying an additional fee. For further assistance, please contact us.
Contact our 24/7 Available Support Team, who will solve your issues related to the CAPM certification course as soon as possible.
The Knowledge Academy's CAPM certification training course does not include the cost of the CAPM certification exam itself. You would need to pay a separate fee to PMI to take the exam.
The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam contains 150 multiple-choice questions. Of these 150 questions, 135 are scored, and the remaining 15 are pretest questions that are not scored.
The total duration of the CAPM Certification exam is 3 hours. During this time, you will need to answer 150 multiple-choice questions, of which 135 questions will be scored, and the remaining 15 will be pretest questions used by the Project Management Institute (PMI) for future exams.
CAPM® Certification is a globally recognised credential awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to individuals who demonstrate knowledge and understanding of project management principles and practices.
CAPM® Training course helps you gain a comprehensive understanding of project management concepts, enhances your job prospects, demonstrates your commitment to professional development, and prepares you for the CAPM® certification exam.
CAPM® Training course equips you with the fundamental knowledge and skills required for effective project management. It demonstrates your commitment to professional growth, enhances your credibility, and opens up opportunities for entry-level project management roles.
After attending this training course, delegates will be able to use a risk register and a stakeholder register in relevant situations. They will also be able to identify the suitability of a predictive and plan-based approach based on organisational structure.
In this Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Training course, you will learn about project lifecycles, how to apply the project management code of ethics to scenarios, project roles and responsibilities, problem solving tools and techniques, how to use a predictive and plan-based approach, and other related concepts.
The price for CAPM® Certification Training Course certification in Chelmsford starts from £1995
Please see our PMP® Training courses available in Chelmsford

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