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Project Management Essentials with CAPM® Prep - CCPD Course

Overview

Project Management career opportunities are increasing even when the job market is challenging. Developing the project management skills employers demand can improve your marketability and may be transferable from one industry to another, giving you a lot of flexibility.

In this course, you'll learn the knowledge and skills essential to project managers and those who work on projects in other support roles. The materials in this course are aligned with the international recognized standards of project management. This course is oriented to concepts and knowledge areas such as time, cost, risk and communications. Each lesson focuses exclusively on a single topic so that you can more easily grasp that topic before moving onto the next.

Once complete, you will meet or exceed the educational prerequisites for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) certification offered through the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMBOK, PgMP, PMI-RMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.

Objective

What you will learn

  • Understand the essential elements of a project management foundation
  • Learn how to execute a project from start to finish
  • Be familiar with most common project management concepts and terminology
  • Master the creation of project-driven budgets and timelines
  • Learn how to predict and prevent risks
  • Follow concepts from The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK? Guide)

How you will benefit

  • Gain skills that will help you enter a thriving field with increasing career opportunities
  • Develop a fundamental knowledge of project management expectations and realities
  • Define interpersonal communication skills as they pertain to communicating with stakeholders
  • Meet or exceed the educational prerequisites for the CAPM certification

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word (not included in enrollment).
  • Windows Media Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

  • The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • CAPM Exam Prep

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, you will need to meet the following CAPM Certification requirements to take the exam:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree or the global equivalent)
  • 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam. (This course meets the education requirement.)