This course will provide entry-level project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam. This credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often a required credential in the field. This comprehensive course will use learning activities, practice exams, and assignments to help students prepare for, and successfully complete, the CAPM exam.
In this course, you will: Describe the importance of project management, organizational project management maturity and the PMP® certification process. Identify the nine knowledge areas of PMI’s Guide to the PMBOK® 6e. Describe the project management process from Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, to Closing. Identify the 49 key processes of project management and how they relate. Describe projects and project management disciplines Identify the steps taken when initiating a project. Describe how to plan project work. Develop project schedules, cost estimates, and budgets. Explain how to plan project quality, staffing, and communications. Describe the process for monitoring and controlling project work, schedules, costs, quality, staffing, and communications. Explain how to monitor and control project risks and procurement tasks e.g. contracts. Explore the Agile Practices Guide for an introductory level understanding of iterative approaches. Demonstrate the skill in selecting best approach (iterative or traditional) for a given project. This course prepares you to take the Project Management Institute (PMI) Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification exam.
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