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Project Management Essentials with CAPM® Prep   

This course is designed for individuals new to project management, providing a solid foundation of the most common terms and concepts you will need and helping you prepare for the Certified Associate In Project Management (CAPM®) certification exam. CAPM® and PMI® are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.


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).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • 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 materials will be provided to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:

  • Process Group: A Practice Guide
  • CAPM Exam Prep 5th Edition

Please note: You will receive a digital book if the physical book is on backorder.

Project management career opportunities are increasing as more organizations look to maintain and improve their productivity. Developing the project management skills employers demand can improve your marketability and may be transferable from one industry to another, giving you increased flexibility.

In this project manager certification course, you will learn the knowledge and skills essential to project managers and those who work on projects in other support roles. 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)®.

The materials in this CAPM certification course are aligned with the internationally recognized standards of project management. This CAPM course is oriented to concepts and knowledge areas such as time, cost, risk, and communications. Each lesson in your CAPM training focuses exclusively on a single topic, so you can more easily grasp that topic before moving on to the next.

Note: 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.

  1. Project Management Essentials
  2. Project Management Foundation
  3. Project Integration Management
  4. Project Scope Management
  5. Project Schedule Management
  6. Project Costs Management
  7. Project Quality Management
  8. Project Resource Management
  9. Project Communications Management
  10. Project Risk Management
  11. Project Procurement Management
  12. Project Stakeholder Management
  13. Agile Frameworks and Methodologies
  14. Project Management Extensions
  15. Certified Associate in Project Management
  16. Final Exam

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

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

Nikki Choyce

Nikki Choyce, PMP, has been involved in the project management field for more than 20 years and has worked as a project management consultant and instructor for much of that time. She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, Telecommunications, and Healthcare. She has worked with Microsoft Project for over 15 years.

Erica Kirwan

Erica Kirwan has more than 15 years of experience in process and project management. Previously, Kirwan served as Senior Project Manager for a Fortune 200 financial services company. She earned an Advanced Project Management Certification from Stanford University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and a Master of Public Administration.

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