Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Define project prioritization, life cycles, and roles
• Identify the steps involved in developing a project management plan
• Comprehend methods for assessing project needs, costs, and risks
• Identify the elements involved in performing and controlling projects
• Describe modern developments and the future of project management
Price: $2,995.00

    If you’d like to manage larger projects and gain more responsibility or add project management skills into your current role, then the Certified Associate in Project Management program, offered by our accredited school partners, is right for you. Learn to master the most proven methods in project management as well as exciting new techniques emerging from current industry and today's most recent research. This course introduces manual techniques perfected during the past 50 years and progressive automated techniques, all consistent with the latest PMBOK Guide. Up to date content covers measuring project management ROI, value to the organization and to customers, and much more. The course's focused approach is ideal for building strong portfolios that showcase project management skills for future interviews. All course content is consistent with the knowledge areas and processes of the latest fifth edition of the PMBOK Guide to give readers an advantage in becoming Certified Project Management Professionals (PMP) if they choose. This program provides learners with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project 2013 so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world project management environment.

    Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!

    Organizations with standardized practices attain better results, as shown in our 2015 Pulse of the Profession® report. Because the CAPM® recognizes your knowledge of the profession’s preeminent global standard, you’ll stand out to employers and be poised to move ahead.
    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

    Project Management Module 2 - Organizational Structures and the Project Office
    • Organizational Workflow
    • Pure Product (Projectized) Organization
    • Matrix Organizational Form
    • Project Management Offices
    • Transitional Management
    • The Staffing Environment
    • Today’s Project Managers
    • Organizational Staffing Process
    • The Project Office
    • The Functional Team

    Project Management Module 3 - Management Functions and Communications Management
    • Controlling and Directing
    • Project Authority
    • Barriers to Project Team Development
    • Value-Based Project Environment
    • General Management Pitfalls
    • Modeling the Communications Environment
    • Project Review Meetings
    • Active Listening
    • Brainstorming
    • Facilitation

    Project Management Module 4 - Conflicts and Variables for Success
    • The Conflict Environment
    • The Management of Conflicts
    • Conflict Resolution Modes
    • Performance Measurement
    • Mega Projects
    • Internal and External Partnerships
    • Virtual Project Teams
    • Project Management Effectiveness
    • Understanding Best Practices

    Project Management Module 5 - Executives and Planning
    • The Project Sponsor
    • The Collective Belief
    • Stakeholder Relations Management
    • Project Portfolio Management
    • Business Case
    • Life-Cycle Phases
    • Life-Cycle Milestones
    • Establishing Project Objectives
    • Work Breakdown Structure
    • Project Selection

    Project Management Module 6 - Network Scheduling Techniques and Pricing
    • Network Fundamentals
    • Dependencies
    • Network Replanning
    • Scheduling Problems
    • Global Pricing Strategies
    • Pricing Process
    • Overhead Rates
    • The Pricing Review Procedure
    • Systems Pricing
    • Project Risks

    Project Management Module 7 - Cost Control and Metrics
    • The Operating Cycle
    • Budgets
    • The Cost Baseline
    • Summary Variances
    • Status Reporting
    • Project Management Information Systems
    • Project Metrics
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Value-Based Metrics
    • Business Intelligence

    Project Management Module 8 - Trade-Off Analysis and Risk Management
    • Methodology for Trade-Off Analysis
    • Contracts
    • Industry Trade-Off Preferences
    • Project Manager’s Control of Trade-Offs
    • Risk Management
    • Plan Risk Management
    • Risk Analysis
    • Plan Risk Response
    • The Impact of Risk Handling Measurements
    • Risk and Concurrent Engineering

    Project Management Module 9 - Learning Curves and Contract Management
    • The Learning Curve Concept
    • Graphic Representation
    • Developing Slope Measures
    • Selections of Learning Curves
    • Manufacturing Breaks
    • Procurement
    • Types of Contracts
    • Contract Administration
    • Proposal-Contractual Interaction
    • Contract Closure

    Project Management Module 10 - Quality Management and Modern Developments
    • The Quality Movement
    • Quality Management Concepts
    • Acceptance Sampling
    • Implementing Six Sigma
    • Quality Leadership
    • The Project Management Maturity Model
    • Project Management Methodologies
    • Capacity Planning
    • The Business of Scope Changes
    • End-of-Phase Review Meetings

    Module 11 - Microsoft Project 2013:
    • Unit 01 - Starting a Project
    • Unit 02- Working with Project Calendars
    • Unit 03- Working with Project Tasks
    • Unit 05- Delivering a Project Plan
    • Unit 06 - Managing the Project Environment
    • Unit 07 - Managing Task Structures
    • Unit 08- Generating Project Views
    • Unit 09- Producing Project Reports.

    Module 12 - Simulation: 4CShare Global Project Management Simulation
    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification credential from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams.
    Project management is a rapidly growing profession. Through 2020, 1.57 million new jobs will be created each year and qualified practitioners are in demand. With the CAPM, you’ll be on the fast track to opportunity.
    Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

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    12 months
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    6 Months

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