Training: PMI – Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM)®

Ref. PMI-01-CAPM
Not certifying
35 PDUs


PMBoK® (Project Management Body of Knowledge) is the most globally recognized framework to manage projects. It covers all tasks a project manager must control; grouped into 49 processes; grouped into 10 knowledge areas (integration, scope, schecule, cost, quality, resource, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder).

ITTA has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute® (PMI) to offer training in project management and issue professional development units (PDUs) to meet the continuing education requirements needed by PMI credential holders. To earn the R.E.P. designation, a provider must meet or exceed rigorous standards for quality and effectiveness as defined by PMI®.
The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Participant profiles

  • Any IT professionals, especially project managers, who wish to obtain their Certified Associate Project Manager credential (CAPM® certification)
  • Any project managers who wants to learn project management topics or to formalize their experience in project management


  • Understand all required processes, their tools and techniques, and their inputs and outputs to successfully manage a project
  • Cover the whole lifecycle of a project through practical exercises using a case study
  • Become certified as a Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM® examination)


  • No prerequisites

Course content

Module 1 : Introduction to project management

  • Fundamental elements (e.g. project, project management, programme, tailoring)
  • Project environment
  • Project manager role


Module 2 : Integration

  • Integration ensures that all relevant elements for an efficient and effective project management are identified, defined, combine, unified and coordinated. It starts with the first process of a project (Develop Project Charter) and ends with the last process (Close project or phase).


Module 3 : Scope

  • Scope covers many different processes, from collecting requirements, defining scope and creating a breakdown structure to identify all required works to deliver only but all the expected product.


Module 4 : Schedule

  • Schedule management includes all process to ensure that the project can be completed and product delivered on time.


Module 5 : Cost

  • Cost management includes all processes to plan, estimate, budget, finance, fund, manage, and control costs so that project can be completed within the approvced budget.


Module 6 : Quality

  • Quality management ensures that stakeholders are satisfied with the project’s product and processes.
  • It also supports continual process improvement activities to be ever more efficient and to meet stakeholders objectives.


Module 7 : Resource

  • Resource management ensures that all required resources to successfully carry out all project’s activities are identified, acquired and managed. We need the right resource at right time and right place.


Module 8 : Communications

  • This knowledge area try to ensure that information required to execute an activity or to make a decision is received on time by the right person, and that this information is well understood and used.


Module 9 : Risk

  • Risk management ensures that uncertainties, potentially having negative or positive impact on the project’s objectives, are identified, analyzed, and are getting the most appropriate responses.


Module 10 : Procurement

  • When a product, service, or results need to be purchased or acquired from outside the project team, interests of both parties are to be protected. Investment to get the best result and product, service, or results must meet the expected and agreed level of quality.


Module 11 : Stakeholders

  • People, groups, or organizations that could impact or be impacted by the project should be satisfied. Therefore they need to be carefully indentified, their expectations and impacts analyzed, their engagement defined, managed, and controlled.

Starting-up preparation for the examination


Printed slides to review and take notes
Official publication “PMBoK® Guide, sixth edition”

Lab / Exercises

Lab 1: Develop a project charter
Lab 2: Collect requirements
Lab 3: Define the scope of the product
Lab 4: Estimate some activities
Lab 5: Calculate the critical path
Lab 6: Present a performance report based on the Earned Value Management technique (EVM)
Lab 7: Present some quality gurus theory (Deming, Juran, Crosby, …)
Lab 8: Identify and analyze some risks


To pass your CAPM® examination based on the new PMBoK® Guide, sixth edition, you will need to follow the following process:

1. Ensure if you are eligible for the CAPM® credential

  • Have a High school diploma or global equivalent AND 1’500 hours of project management experience OR 23 hours project management education (this training covers this last request)
2. Fill out the application form including the list of your experiences and persons of reference in case your file is audited
3. Prepare yourself for the exam (simulate exam with several sets of 150 multiple choice questions; duration: 3 hours)
4. PMI will need to validate your application form (usually done within 5 working days; 10 when you are audited)
5. Proceed to payment (300 USD for non PMI-members, 225 USD for PMI members)
6. Receive a voucher (validity 1 year)
7. Schedule your exam at a Prometric test center near your location when you are ready

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Prix de l'inscription
CHF 3'550.-

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