Project Management Training Catalog – Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Online Training Series!

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Overview: This course will teach students about the basics of project management and professional responsibility. They will also learn about the different areas of project management, including integration, scope, schedule, cost, quality, resources, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management.

Series Taught By: Martin VanDerSchouw

Certification Details

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams. Through 2020, 1.57 million new jobs will be created each year and qualified practitioners are in demand. With the CAPM®, you’ll be on the fast track to opportunity. The CAPM® recognizes your knowledge of the profession’s global standard. Organizations with standardized practices attain better results. (Pulse of the Profession® study, PMI®, 2015.) Candidates must have 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam. Pulse of the Profession is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Certification Exam Details:
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® : Learn More about this certification exam.

Available PDUs for this Course Series: 24
By completing this course series, you will earn 21 PDUs. CareerAcademy is a Recognized Education Provider (REP # 4058) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and its courses have been approved for PDUs. Learn More

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 24
Students can earn up to 21 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion.Learn More

Course Modules:

Module 01 -CAPM Application & Exam

(Duration: 53m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. What do the letters CAPM mean?
  3. How Do I Become A CAPM?
  4. Scheduling the Exam
  5. CAPM Application
  6. Project Management & Processes
  7. Project Integration Management
  8. Project Scope Management
  9. Project Schedule Management
  10. Project Cost Management
  11. Project Quality Management
  12. Resources Management
  13. Project Communications Management
  14. Project Risk Management
  15. Project Procurement Management
  16. Project Stakeholder Management
  17. CAPM Exam
  18. Types of Questions: Two Right Answers, Made up Terms
  19. Types of Questions: Two Right Answers
  20. Types of Questions: Situational Questions
  21. Types of Questions: Extraneous Information
  22. Types of Questions: Understanding vs. Memorization
  23. Types of Questions: Questions With Invented Terms
  24. Types of Questions: Answers With More than One Component
  25. Recurring Themes: PMI’isms
  26. The Exam – Why People Fail
  27. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 02 – Organizations and Project Management

(Duration:  33m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Organizations and Project Management
  3. Differentiation vs. Integration
  4. Functional Organization
  5. Potential Advantages of a Functional Organization
  6. Potential Issues with a Functional Organization
  7. Projectized Organization
  8. Potential Advantages of a Projectized Organization
  9. Potential Issues with a Projectized Organization
  10. The Matrix Organization
  11. A Weak Matrix Organization
  12. A Balanced Matrix Organization
  13. A Strong Matrix Organization
  14. Potential Advantages of a Matrix Organization
  15. Potential Issues with a Matrix Organization
  16. Project Characteristics
  17. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 – The Basics of Project Management

(Duration: 1h 50m)

  1. Workbook
  2. The Basics of Project Management
  3. What is Project Management?
  4. Projects and Operations
  5. Program and Portfolio
  6. Organizational Project Management
  7. Key Terms
  8. Key Terms– Life Cycles
  9. Key Terms (Cont.)
  10. It’s all about managing six (6) things. It’s simple really…
  11. Plan- Do- Check- Act
  12. Project Life Cycle
  13. Model
  14. Developmental Methodologies
  15. The Big 3 Life Cycles
  16. Keys to the Predictive Waterfall Model
  17. The Basic Predictive Model
  18. Keys to the Predictive Model
  19. Keys Challenges to the Predictive Model
  20. The Iterative Life Cycles
  21. Advantages of the Iterative Model
  22. Challenges of the Iterative Model
  23. Prototyping
  24. Reasons to Prototype
  25. Dangers of Prototyping
  26. Managing WIP
  27. Scrum
  28. Foundation
  29. Scrum Model
  30. A Project Vision
  31. Product Backlog
  32. The Scrum Roles
  33. The Release Planning Meeting
  34. The Sprint Planning Meeting
  35. Team/Scrum Board
  36. Burndown Chart
  37. Sprint Planning Meeting
  38. The Daily Scrum
  39. Sprint Review
  40. Sprint Retrospective
  41. Scrum Table
  42. PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas
  43. Ten Knowledge Areas Extended
  44. Inputs- Tools & Techniques- Outputs
  45. Ten Knowledge Areas Extended (Cont.)
  46. The Process Groups & Knowledge Areas Combined
  47. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 – Project Integration Management

(Duration:  59m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Integration Management
  3. Integration Management
  4. Develop Project Charter
  5. The Business Case
  6. Develop Project Management Plan
  7. Project Management Plan & Project Documents
  8. Baselines, Logs & Registers
  9. Project Management Plan Diagram
  10. Direct & Manage Project Work
  11. Manage Project Knowledge
  12. Monitor & Control Project Work
  13. Perform Integrated Change Control
  14. Close Project or Phase
  15. Summary
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 – Project Scope Management

(Duration: 50m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Scope Management
  3. Scope Management
  4. The Product vs. Project Scope:
  5. The Scope Management Plan Answers…
  6. The Steps in Scope Management
  7. How Scope is Measured
  8. Plan Scope Management
  9. Collect Requirements
  10. Requirements Data Gathering
  11. Voting
  12. Idea Mapping Guidelines
  13. Brainstorming Steps
  14. Define Scope
  15. Charter vs. Scope Statement
  16. Create WBS
  17. WBS Terminology
  18. Components of the WBS
  19. Effective WBS’s
  20. Create WBS (Cont.)
  21. Validate Scope
  22. Control Scope
  23. Summary
  24. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 – Project Schedule Management

(Duration:  2h 5m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Schedule Management
  3. Schedule Management
  4. Plan Schedule Management
  5. Define Activities
  6. Rolling Wave Planning
  7. Define Activities (Cont.)
  8. Sequence Activities
  9. PDM
  10. Conditional Diagramming
  11. Dependencies
  12. Leads & Lag
  13. Sequence Activities (Cont.)
  14. Dependency Determination
  15. Leads & Lag Example
  16. Estimate Activity Durations
  17. Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT)
  18. Distributions
  19. Reserves
  20. Agile Estimation
  21. Develop Schedule
  22. CPM
  23. The Critical Path Method
  24. Resource Optimization
  25. Critical Chain Method
  26. CCPM
  27. A Sample Story Map
  28. Develop Schedule (Cont.)
  29. Leveling vs. Smoothing
  30. Other Terms
  31. Crashing vs. Fast Tracking
  32. Gantt Charts
  33. Milestone Chart
  34. Control Schedule
  35. Summary
  36. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 – Project Cost Management

(Duration: 1h 14m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Cost Management
  3. Cost Management
  4. Plan Cost Management
  5. Estimate Costs
  6. Accuracy of Estimates
  7. Determine Budget
  8. Accounting Terms
  9. Determine Budget (Cont.)
  10. Funding Requirements
  11. Depreciation
  12. Control Costs
  13. Cumulative Cost Curve
  14. Earned Value Chart
  15. Forecasting– ETC
  16. Forecasting- EAC
  17. Forecasting- TCPI
  18. Earned Schedule Theory
  19. Summary
  20. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 – Project Quality Management

(Duration:  1h 35m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Quality Management
  3. Key Terms
  4. Quality Management
  5. Thought Leaders
  6. Plan Quality
  7. Cost of Quality
  8. Flowcharts
  9. SIPOC
  10. SIPOC Steps
  11. SIPOC (Cont.)
  12. Logical Data Model
  13. Matrix Diagrams
  14. Matrix Diagram Symbols
  15. Sample Matrix Diagrams
  16. Test Driven Development (TDD)
  17. Acceptance Test-Driven Development
  18. Refactoring
  19. Types of Refactoring
  20. Manage Quality
  21. Root Cause Analysis
  22. Affinity Diagrams
  23. Affinity Diagrams Steps
  24. Affinity Diagrams (Cont.)
  25. Cause and Effect Diagram
  26. Histogram Sample
  27. Scatter Diagram
  28. Control Chart
  29. Pareto Diagrams
  30. Run Chart
  31. Design For X
  32. Problem Solving
  33. Benchmarking
  34. Design of Experiments (DOE)
  35. Control Quality
  36. 7 Basic Quality Tools
  37. Check or Tally Sheets
  38. Statistical Sampling Terms
  39. Statistical Terms
  40. Statistical Example
  41. Summary
  42. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 – Project Resources Management

(Duration: 1h 26m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Resources Management
  3. The Processes that Organize All Project Resources
  4. Plan Resources Management
  5. Team Charter
  6. Organization Chart
  7. Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  8. Common Theories
  9. Resource Management Plan
  10. Estimate Activity Resources
  11. Acquire Resources
  12. Develop Team
  13. The Five (5) Conflict Resolution Modes
  14. Speed B. Leas Conflict Model
  15. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  16. Absence of Trust
  17. Absence of Conflict
  18. Lack of Commitment
  19. Avoidance of Accountability
  20. Inattention to Results
  21. Manage Team
  22. Emotional Intelligence
  23. Ability-Based EI Model
  24. Goleman’s Mixed EI Model
  25. Trait EI Model
  26. Leadership Styles
  27. Theories of Management Style
  28. Sources of Power
  29. Servant Leadership
  30. Management vs. Leadership
  31. Adaptive Leadership
  32. Control Resources
  33. Final Terms
  34. Summary
  35. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 – Project Communications Management

(Duration: 28m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Communications Management
  3. Communications Management
  4. Communications Dimensions
  5. Communications Terms
  6. The Communication Model
  7. Didactic Communication Example
  8. Styles
  9. Plan Communications Management
  10. Stakeholder Engagement Matrix
  11. The Communications Management Plan
  12.  Manage Communications
  13. Communications Techniques and Considerations
  14. Manage Communications (Cont.)
  15. Monitor Communications
  16. Control Communications
  17. Summary
  18. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 11 – Project Risk Management

(Duration: 1h 11m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Risk Management
  3. Risk Management
  4. Risk
  5. Types of Risks
  6. Key Terms
  7. Plan Risk Management
  8. Included in the Risk Management Plan
  9. Sample RBS
  10. Scales for Impact and Probability
  11. Sample Impact Matrix
  12. Identify Risks
  13. Brainstorming
  14. Delphi Technique
  15. SWOT Analysis
  16. Prompt Lists
  17. The Risk Register
  18. Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  19. Risk Parameters
  20. Probability & Impact Matrix
  21. Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  22. Influence Diagrams
  23. Expected Monetary Value (EMV)
  24. Decision Tree Analysis
  25. A Sample Decision Tree with Costs
  26. Data Modeling- Simulation
  27. Plan Risk Responses
  28. Response Strategies
  29. Risk Register Updates
  30. Implement Risk Responses
  31. Plan Implement Responses
  32.  Monitor Risks
  33. Summary
  34. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 12 – Project Procurement Management

(Duration: 45m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Project Procurement Management
  3. Procurement Management
  4. Procurement PMIisms
  5. Procurement Terms
  6. Plan Procurement Management
  7. Source Selection Analysis
  8. Procurement Management Plan
  9. Bid Documents
  10. Procurement Statement of Work
  11. Types- Procurement Statement of Work
  12. Procurement Documents
  13. Contracts
  14. Conduct Procurements
  15. Negotiating Tactics
  16. Source Selection Criteria
  17. Control Procurements
  18. Negotiate Settlements
  19. Summary
  20. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 13 – Project Stakeholder Management

(Duration: 20m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Stakeholder Management
  3. Identify Stakeholders
  4. Brain Writing – Data Gathering
  5. Data Analysis for Stakeholders
  6. Classification Models for Stakeholder Analysis
  7. Stakeholder Prioritization
  8. Salience Model
  9. Salience Model Groups
  10. Direction of Influence
  11. Stakeholder Engagement Classification
  12.  Plan Stakeholder Management
  13. Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  14. Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  15. Summary
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 14 – Professional Responsibility

(Duration: 11m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Professional Responsibility
  3. Duty to the Profession
  4. Scope & Estimates
  5. Authority
  6. Above All Else…
  7. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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