Course curriculum

  • 1
    Preparing to Pass the CAPM Exam
  • 2
    Get the Most from this Course
    • Section Overview
    • FAQs
    • Certificate of Completions
    • Creating a Study Strategy
    • Explore the PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition
    • Course Resources
    • Project Management Fundamental Terms
    • Project Management Environments
    • Project Manager Role
    • Project Integration Management Terms
    • Project Scope Management Terms
    • Project Schedule Management Terms
    • Project Cost Management Terms
    • Project Quality Terms
    • Project Resources Management Terms
    • Project Communications Management Terms
    • Project Risk Management Terms
    • Project Procurement Management Terms
    • Project Stakeholder Management Terms
    • PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility Terms
    • PMP Memory Sheets
    • CAPM Course Workbook
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
  • 3
    Review the CAPM Exam Domains
    • Section Overview
    • Assignment
    • Foundations of Project Management
    • Section Wrap
  • 4
    PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition
    • Section Overview
    • Introduction to PMBOK Guide and Projects
    • Environments
    • Role of the Project Manager
    • Project Integration Management
    • Project Scope Management
    • Project Schedule Management
    • Project Cost Management
    • Project Quality Management
    • Project Resource Management
    • Project Communication Management
    • Project Risk Management
    • Project Procurement Management
    • Project Stakeholder Management
    • Assignment: PMBOK Guide
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
  • 5
    Define Project Management Foundations
    • Section Overview
    • Projects are Temporary
    • Create Unique Products
    • Enable Business Value
    • Define Project Management
    • Assignment: Define a Project
    • Project Management Application Areas
    • Project Life Cycle
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
  • 6
    Related Areas of Project Management
    • Section Overview
    • Program Management
    • Portfolio Management
    • Project Management Office
    • Projects vs Operations
    • Assignment: Project or Operations
    • OPM and Strategies
    • Understanding Project Environments
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
  • 7
    Introducing the Project Management Components
    • Section Overview
    • Reviewing Project Management Processes
    • Knowledge Areas
    • Assignment: Mapping Processes
    • Assignment Worksheet: Mapping Process
    • Work Performance Data
    • Tailoring Processes
    • Adaptive Environments
    • Business documents
    • Business Case
    • Benefits Management Plan
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
  • 8
    Project Environments
    • Section Overview
    • Enterprise Environmental Factors
    • Organization Process Assets
    • Processes, Policies and Procedures
    • Knowledge Repositories
    • Organization Systems
    • Frameworks
    • Management Elements
    • Assignment: Organizational Types
    • Assignment: Defining Organizational Structures
    • PMO
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Project Environments Quiz
  • 9
    The Role of the Project Manager
    • Section Overview
    • Definition of the Project Manager
    • Sphere of Influence
    • Technical PM Skills
    • Strategic Business Skills
    • Politics, Power, and Getting Things Done
    • Comparing Leadership and Management
    • Leadership
    • Assignment: Compare Management and Leadership
    • Performing Integration
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Role of the Project Manager
  • 10
    Implementing Project Integration Management
    • Section Overview
    • Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Integration Management
    • Tailoring Project Integration Management
    • Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    • Developing the Project Charter
    • Examining Benefit Measurement Methods
    • Creating an Assumptions Log
    • Developing the Project Management Plan
    • Directing and Managing the Project Work
    • Actions as Project Manager
    • Deliverables
    • Work Performance Data
    • Issue Log
    • Manage Project Knowledge
    • Monitoring and Controlling the Project Work
    • Assignment: Map Out Integrated Change Control
    • Performing Integrated Change Control
    • Closing the Project or Phase
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Assignment worksheet: Map Out Integrated Change Control
    • Project Integration Management Quiz
  • 11
    Managing the Project Scope
    • Section Overview
    • Planning Project Scope Management
    • Project Scope Vs. Product Scope
    • Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Scope Management
    • Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    • Collecting the Project Requirements
    • Managing the Project Requirements
    • Defining the Project Scope Statement
    • Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
    • Assignment Create a WBS
    • Assignment Worksheet: Create a WBS
    • Validating the Project Scope
    • Project Scope Quiz
    • Controlling the Project Scope
    • Section Wrap
  • 12
    Introducing Project Schedule Management
    • Section Overview
    • Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Schedule Management
    • Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    • Creating the Schedule Management Plan
    • Defining the Project Activities
    • Rolling Wave Planning
    • Compiling the Activity List
    • Creating the Milestone List
    • Sequencing Project activities
    • Creating Network Diagrams
    • Considering Leads and Lags
    • Estimating Activity Durations
    • Creating an Analogy
    • Applying Parametric Estimates
    • Creating a Three-Point Estimate
    • Bottom-Up Estimating
    • Factoring in Reserve Time
    • Developing the Project Schedule
    • Evaluating the Project Constraints and Assumptions
    • Performing Schedule Network Analysis
    • Assignment: float
    • Assignment Worksheet Finding Float
    • Using a Project Simulation
    • Applying Duration Compression
    • Agile Release Planning
    • Controlling the Project Schedule
    • Measuring Project Performance
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Project Schedule Management Quiz
  • 13
    Project Cost Management
    • Section Overview
    • Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Cost Management
    • Planning the Project Costs
    • Estimating the Project Costs
    • Using Analogous Estimating
    • Using Parametric Estimating
    • Using Bottom-Up Estimating
    • Creating a Three-Point Cost Estimate
    • Creating a Project Budget
    • Creating the Cost Baseline
    • Establishing Project Funding Requirements
    • Implementing Cost Control
    • Earned Value Management
    • Assignment: Calculate Earned Value Management
    • Assignment Worksheet: Calculate Earned Value Management
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Project Cost Management Quiz
  • 14
    Project Quality Management
    • Section Overview
    • Looking at the Big Quality Picture
    • Key Concepts for Project Quality Management
    • Tailoring the Quality Management Processes
    • Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    • Quality and Grade
    • Planning for Quality
    • Applying Benchmarking Practices
    • Design of Experiments
    • Trend Analysis
    • Considering the Cost of Quality
    • Creating the Quality Management Plan
    • Manage Quality
    • Design For X
    • Results of Managing Quality
    • Controlling Quality in a Project
    • Inspecting Results
    • Testing and Product Evaluations
    • Creating a Flowcharts and Control Charts
    • Creating Pareto, Histograms, Scatter, and Run Charts
    • Completing a Statistical Sampling
    • Assignment: Controlling Quality
    • Assignment Worksheet: Controlling Quality
    • Section Wrap
    • Project Quality Management Quiz
  • 15
    Introducing Project Resource Management
    • Section Overview
    • Key Concepts for Project Resource Management
    • Trends and Emerging Practices in Resource Management
    • Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    • Preparing for Resource Planning
    • Relating to Organizational Theories
    • Creating the Resource Management Plan
    • Estimating Activity Resources
    • Acquiring Resources
    • Negotiating for Resources
    • Acquiring Staff
    • Working with Virtual Teams
    • Developing the Project Team Up
    • Creating Team-Building Activities
    • Naturally Developing Project Teams
    • Rewarding the Project Team
    • Completing Assessments
    • Managing the Project Team
    • Controlling Resources
    • Assignment Team Conflicts
    • Assignment: Manage the Project Team
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Project Resource Management Quiz
  • 16
    Introducing Project Communications Management
    • Section Overview
    • Key Concepts for Project Communications Management
    • Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Communications Management
    • Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    • Communications Planning
    • Exploring Communication Technologies
    • Communication Methods
    • Interpersonal and Team Styles assessment
    • Data Representation
    • Creating Successful Communications
    • Creating the Communications Plan
    • Managing Project Communications
    • Assignment: Case study for Communications
    • Monitoring Communications
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Project Communications Management Quiz
  • 17
    Introducing Project Risk Management
    • Section Overview
    • Key Concepts for Project Risk Management
    • Trends and Emerging Practices in Project Risk Management
    • Considerations for Adaptive Environments
    • Planning for Risk Management
    • Examining Stakeholder Tolerance
    • Relying on Risk Management Policies
    • Creating the Risk Management Plan
    • Creating Risk Categories
    • Identifying Risks
    • Identifying Risks Through Interviews
    • Analyzing SWOT
    • Creating a Risk Register
    • Performing Qualitative Risk Analysis
    • Preparing for Quantitative Risk analysis
    • Applying Sensitivity Analysis
    • Finding the Expected Monetary Value
    • Using a Decision Tree
    • Assignment Risk Planning
    • Assignment: Case Study Risk Response_Planning
    • Using a Project Simulation
    • Planning Risk Responses
    • Justifying Risk Reduction
    • Implementing Risk Responses
    • Monitoring Risks
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Project Risk Management Quiz
  • 18
    Introducing Project Procurement Management
    • Section Overview
    • Key Concepts for Procurement Management
    • Emerging Trends in Procurement
    • Planning for Procurement
    • Planning for the Project Requirements
    • Determining the Contract Type
    • Determining to Make or Buy
    • Creating Procurement Management Plan
    • Creating the Procurement Documents
    • Conducting Procurements
    • Selecting the Seller
    • Controlling Procurements
    • Preparing for Contract Administration
    • Performing Claims Administration
    • Performing Contract Closure
    • Assignment: Procurement Case Study
    • Assignment Worksheet: Procurement Case Study
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Project Procurement Management Quiz
  • 19
    Project Stakeholder Management
    • Section Overview
    • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
    • Identifying the Project Stakeholders
    • Performing Stakeholder Analysis
    • Planning Stakeholder Management
    • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
    • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
    • Assignment: Mapping Stakeholder Engagement
    • Assignment Worksheet: Mapping Stakeholder Engagement
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
    • Project Stakeholder Management Quiz
  • 20
    The PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    • Section Overview
    • Code Of Ethics
    • Assignment Code Of Ethics
    • CAPM Coach
    • Section Wrap
  • 21
    CAPM Blitz Review
    • Blitz Overview
    • Project Integration Management
    • Project Scope Management
    • Project Schedule Management
    • Project Cost Management
    • Project Quality Management
    • Project Resources Management
    • Project Communications Management
    • Project Risk Management
    • Project Procurement Management
    • Project Stakeholder Management
    • S21 12 Assignment Ittos
    • Assignment Worksheet: Map out the ITTOs
    • Section Wrap
  • 22
    Wrapping Up the Course
    • Final Exam