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CAPM Certification

Lesson 1Introduction

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Objectives
After completing
this lesson, you will
be able to:

Define CAPM and PMI

Identify the application requirements for the CAPM examination

Identify the guidelines to fill up the CAPM application

Describe the CAPM exam outline and syllabus

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What are CAPM and PMI

The following are the facts about the certification you need to remember:

CAPM: Certified Associate in Project Management.

PMI: Project Management Institute.

PMI is an organization. CAPM is a certification.

PMI conducts CAPM Examinations.

CAPM certification is valid for 5 Years.

PDU: Professional Development Unit.

PMBOK: Project Management Body of Knowledge.

PMBOK is a Text Book for the CAPM Exam.

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Application Requirements for the CAPM Exam

Category

College/University Education

One

Secondary diploma (High School


diploma/global equivalent)

Two

Secondary diploma (High School


diploma/global equivalent)

PM Training

Project Experience
1,500 hours of professional
experience on a project team

23 hours of formal project


management education

Application can be submitted online


Once the exam fee is paid, PMI sends an Authorization Letter
Some applications are randomly selected for audit

Examination must be taken within a year of receiving the Authorization Letter


If you need more information on PMI, you can visit their website, www.pmi.org

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About the CAPM Exam


The following are the exam details:
Total number of Questions: 150. But, out of these, 15 questions are pretest question for future examination.
Only 135 questions are scored.
PMI grades students on each of the chapters and based on this grading they declare a pass or fail.
The grading used is: Below Proficient, Proficient, and Moderately Proficient in each of the five process
groups.
Total duration of the exam is 3 hours.
There is 1 Point for every right question. There is no penalty for wrong answers.
Chapter Name

Percentage of Questions

Chapter Name

Percentage of Questions

Project Management Processes

15

Project HR Management

Project Integration Management

12

Project Communication Management

Project Scope Management

11

Project Risk Management

Project Time Management

12

Project Procurement Management

Project Cost Management

Project Stakeholder Management

Project Quality Management

6
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CAPM Exam Syllabus

There are 47 Project Management processes. For example, Develop Schedule is one of these 47 processes, which
is part of the Planning process group and is also part of the Project Time Management knowledge area.

There are 5 process groups. They are:


Initiating
Planning
Executing
Monitoring and Controlling
Closing

There are 10 knowledge areas. They are:


Project Integration Management
Project Scope Management
Project Time Management
Project Cost Management
Project Quality Management
Project Human Resource Management
Project Communications Management
Project Risk Management
Project Procurement Management
Project Stakeholder Management

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About this Tutorial


There are a total of 14 lessons. This being the first one.

The other lessons are:


Lesson 2: Project Management Framework
Lesson 3: Project Management Processes Groups
Lesson 4: Integration Management
Lesson 5: Scope Management
Lesson 6: Time Management
Lesson 7: Cost Management
Lesson 8: Quality Management
Lesson 9: Human Resource Management
Lesson 10: Communication Management
Lesson 11: Risk Management
Lesson 12: Procurement Management
Lesson 13: Stakeholder Management
Lesson 14: Process Group View

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THANK YOU

CAPM & PMBOK are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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