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Project Management for CAPM


project management training onlineProgram Duration: 2 Months
Course Contact Hours: 120
Student Tuition: $2,249.99

Overview

Learn to excel in the most proven techniques in project management along with exciting new strategies arising from current industry and today’s newest research. This project management training online offers manual techniques perfected during the past 50 years and modern automated techniques, all consistent with the latest PMBOK Guide. Up to date information covers measuring project management ROI, value to the association and to customers, and a lot more. The course’s targeted approach is ideal for creating strong portfolios that feature project management skills for potential interviews. All CAPM training content follows the knowledge areas and processes of the current fifth edition of the PMBOK Guide to give readers an advantage in becoming Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM).

After finishing this project management training online, you should have the ability to:

  • Specify project prioritization, life cycles, and roles.
  • Identify the steps associated with establishing a project management plan.
  • Comprehend methods for assessing project needs, costs, and risks.
  • Identify the aspects included in performing and controlling projects.
  • Explain modern advancements and the future of project management.

Certification:

CAPM Requirements:

To apply for the CAPM, you need to have:

  •  A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) AND At least 1,500 hours experience OR 23 hours of project management education.

** Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

Outline 

Project Management Module 1
Overview of Project Management

  • Defining Project Success
  • Defining Roles
  • Committee Sponsorship/Governance
  • Classification of Projects
  • Project Management Growth
  • Product vs. Project Management
  • Stage-Gate Process
  • Project Life Cycles
  • Organizational Structures
  • Organizational Workflow
  • Matrix Layering
  • Transitional Management
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Project Management Module 2
The Project Office and Team

  • The Staffing Environment
  • Selecting the Project Manager
  • Skill Requirements for Project Manager
  • Next Generation Project Managers
  • The Project Office
  • Project Organizational Chart
  • Management Functions
  • Controlling
  • Directing
  • Project Authority
  • Communications
  • Facilitation

Project Management Module 3
Variables for Success

  • Managing Time and Stress
  • Time Robbers
  • Stress and Burnout
  • Conflicts
  • Conflict Resolution Modes
  • Performance Measurement
  • Professional Responsibilities
  • Virtual Project Teams
  • Exam Study Tips
  • Predicting Project Success
  • Understanding Best Practices
  • Working with Executives

Project Management Module 4
Project Planning

  • Validating Assumptions
  • General Planning
  • Statement of Work
  • Planning Cycle
  • Total Project Planning
  • Fast-Tracking
  • Network Scheduling Techniques
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Slack Time
  • PERT/CPM Models
  • Precedence Networks
  • Critical Chain

Project Management Module 5
Pricing and Cost Control

  • Project Graphics
  • Customer Reporting
  • Conventional Presentation Techniques
  • Logic Diagrams/Networks
  • Pricing and Estimating
  • Global Pricing Strategies
  • Labor Distributions
  • Pricing Out the Work
  • Understanding Control
  • Operating Cycle
  • Budgets
  • Cost Baseline

Project Management Module 6
Risk Management

  •  Trade-Off Analysis in Project Environment
  • Contracts
  • Industry Trade-Off Preferences
  • Definition of Risk
  • Certainty, Risk, and Uncertainty
  • Risk Identification
  • Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Learning Curves
  • Cumulative Average Curve
  • Sources of Experience
  • Follow-On Orders

Project Management Module 7
Quality Management

  •  Contract Management
  • Plan Procurements
  • Definition of Quality
  • Taguchi Approach
  • ISO 9000
  • Lean Six Sigma and DMAIC
  • Modern Developments in Project Management
  • Project Management Maturity Model (PMMM)
  • Capacity Planning
  • Business of Scope Changes
  • Need for Business Knowledge
  • The Project Office

Project Management Module 8
Future of Project Management

  • Managing Crisis Projects
  • Life-Cycle Phases
  • Victims vs. Villains
  • Changing Times
  • Complex Projects
  • Complexity Theory
  • Scope Creep
  • Project Health Checks
  • Launching the Venture
  • Obtaining Executive Support
  • Collective Belief
  • Signing Up Customers

Required Materials:

  • Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling by Harold R. Kerzner
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) by Project Management Institute

System Requirements:

Internet Access

  •  Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
  • Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience.
  • Moodle pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware

  • Windows hardware configurations and processors are acceptable
  • Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp(downloadble  from Apple).
  • 1 GB RAM minimum recommended
  • Operating Systems
  • Windows XP, Vista or 7 and Mac OS X 10 or higher with Windows
  • Web Browsers
  • Google Chrome is highly recommended
  • Internet Explorer is not recommended as it may not display certain menus and links
  • Cookies MUST be enabled
  • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses.
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Media Plug-ins (These may be required depending on your course media.)
  • Adobe Flash Player (Required for many of our career courses and ALL of our IT courses.)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
  • PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don’t have PowerPoint)