UP COMING EVENTS

Course Date
May - 2017
PMP-Hyderabad 13,14 & 20,21
June - 2017
PMP-Hyderabad 17,18 & 24,25

About CAPM

PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners. Designed for those with little or no project experience, the CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

Whether you’re a student, new to project management, changing careers, or already serving as a subject matter expert on project teams, the CAPM can get your career on the right path or take it to the next level.

To apply for the CAPM, you need to have:

  • A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent)

AND

  • At least 1,500 hours experience

OR

  • 23 hours of project management education by the time you sit for the exam.
  • Globally recognized and most respected Project Management Certification
  • Establish your competency and legitimacy in Project Management
  • Increase you visibility and become recognized within your organization and peer circle
  • Make use of the best practices in Project Management and increase the success rate of your Projects
  • Certified Project Managers earn 20% more salary than Project Managers not having Certification (Globally conducted survey with independent audits and hosted on PMI website)

CAPM Exam Details

Exam Format:
  • 150 Multiple choice questions ( Including 25 Pretest questions )
Exam Fee:
  • $225 (PMI Members), $300 (Non Members)
Exam Duration:
  • 3 Hours

Format

We offer the workshop in two formats. Basing on convenience the paticipants can choose one.
  • 3-Day semi-weekend format

Deliverables

  • Assistance with processing your PMI application.
  • 23Contact Hours (Required taking the PMI - CAPM Certification Exam).
  • Highly acclaimed training program content (Hardcopy of our PPT presentation will be provided to you).
  • More than 16+ online CAPM Simulation Exams worth Rs.5000/- for FREE).
  • Unlimited support from our faculty after training (during your CAPM Preparation).
  • The complete Student Kit includes classroom course material, a pen, pencil, notebook, highlighter etc.
  • Student CAPM - Memory Sheet© (knowledge of necessary formulas and process information).
  • A copy of “Pass your CAPM in First Try” Textbook.
  • Tons of free CAPM Practice Questions and Answers.
  • A copy of Nucleus CAPM Handbook with all formulas and detailed study planner.
  • PMI approved R.E.P. [Registered Education Provider, ID 3430]
  • World class consultants from FT 20 top business schools who are typically Senior level Managers in Fortune 500 Companies with much diversified experience
  • Proven study methodology – More than 3000+ participants from across 15+ countries have undergone our training in JUST Last One year.
  • Nucleus Alumni membership (Once a candidate attends training with Nucleus, He/She can attend therefresher sessions for one year for completely free of cost).
  • Training programs to suit individuals unique learning needs and various domains
  • Self paced study material with anytime, anywhere access to user – friendly Learning Management System with best online and offline reference material
  • Alumni portal will allow you free access to Hiresmart portal (An Executive Placement Portal for Individuals)

Module-1: Introduction to CAPM Prep and Overview

  • Introduction to CAPM and Nucleus Blended Program
  • Agenda for the Workshop
  • What is CAPM and PMI all about
  • Pre-requisites for CAPM Exam
  • About the CAPM Exam, Format and what is tested
  • Complete overview of the Blended CAPM program
  • How to make best use of class room and Nucleus resources
  • Getting familiar with the terms and type of questions in CAPM Exam

Module-2: Project Management Framework

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • Definition of a Project
  • Salient features of P5 (Projects, Programs, Portfolio, Processes and Products)
  • Project Management Office (PMO)
  • The Triple Constraints (Six in number)
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Organization Structure- Types and analysis
  • Project Life Cycle vs. Product Life Cycle
  • Project Life Cycle Management and Hierarchy
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-3: Project Management Processes

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • Project Life Cycle vs Project Management Process vs Project Management Activities
  • The Five Project Management Process Groups and Nine Knowledge Areas
  • Process Groups, Knowledge Areas and Project Management process Mapping
  • Analysis of a Business case and Business need
  • What happens in Each Process Groups
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-4: Project Integration Management

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • What is Project Integration Management
  • Development of a Project Charter and its key role
  • The Key role of Project Manager, Project Team and Project Sponsor
  • Project Selection Methods
  • Challenges
  • Benefit measurement methods (Murder board, Peer review etc)
  • Constrained optimization methods (Integer programming, Dynamic programming etc)
  • Economic models (NPV, IRR, ROI, Payback period etc)
  • Enterprise environmental factors and Organizational process assets
  • Nine management plans overview
  • Requirements and change management plan
  • Work Authorizations and correction actions
  • The Integration Management Knowledge Area
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Direct and Manage Project Execution
  • Monitor & Control Project work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Phase
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-5: Project Scope Management

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • What is Project Scope Management
  • Product Scope vs. Project Scope
  • Resolution of conflicting scope requirements and few case studies
  • The Key terms in Project Scope Management
  • The Project Scope Management Processes
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Verify Scope
  • Control Scope
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-6: Project Time Management

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • What is Project Time Management
  • Schedule management plan (A seemingly out of place plan)
  • Rolling wave planning vs Progressive Elaboration
  • The Key terms in Project Time Management
  • Reserve Analysis (covered in cost and risk again)
  • Critical chain and critical path computations
  • Float- Total, Free and Project floads
  • Leading and lagging management
  • The Project Time Management Processes
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule
  • Schedule Network Analysis Techniques
  • Use of various time management charts- Network diagram, Milestone chart, Gantt charts
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-7: Project Quality Management

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • What is Quality?
  • What is Quality Management and the key roles involved?
  • Quality theorists and marginal analysis technique
  • Introduction to Six Sigma
  • The Project Quality Management Processes
  • Plan Quality
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Perform Quality Control
  • Seven Basic tools of Quality
  • Statistical sampling and few sample case studies
  • Cost of Quality: Modern theory
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-8: Introduction to Project Cost Management

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • What is Project Cost Management
  • Cost accounts or control accounts and its benefits
  • Difference Between Cost Estimating and Cost Budgeting
  • Value analysis and when it can be beneficial
  • The Project Cost Management Processes
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs
  • Earned Value Analysis (Backward looking indices)
  • TCPI (Forward looking indices)
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-9: Project Human Resource Management

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • What is Human Resource Management
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Project Sponsor, Team, Stakeholders
  • Functional Manager vs. Project Manager
  • Problem solving process
  • The Project Human Resource Management Processes
  • Develop Human Resource Plan
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team
  • Conflict Management
  • Powers of Project Manager
  • Leadership and Management theories
  • Motivation Theories and few sample case studies
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-10: Project Communication Management

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • What is Communication
  • Communication Methods, Technology and Channels
  • Basic Communication Model
  • The Communication Management Knowledge Area
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Communications
  • Distribute Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Expectations
  • Report Performance
  • A few project communication related case studies
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-11: Project Risk Management

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • What is Risk
  • How is risk calculated, Utility theory introduction
  • Risk Categorization
  • Decision Tree
  • Risk Reserve Analysis
  • The Risk Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risk
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Monitor and control Risks
  • Monte carlo simulation and sample case studies for project risk management
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-12: Project Procurement Management

  • Introduction
  • What is a Contract
  • Centralized vs. Decentralized contracting
  • Different Types of Contracts and comparison
  • How to choose contracts: A few sample case studies
  • Key terms in Procurement Management
  • The Procurement Management Knowledge Area
  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Administer Procurements
  • Close Procurements
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)

Module-13: Professional and Social Responsibility

  • Introduction
  • Agenda for the session
  • Responsibility: Ensure Individual Integrity
  • Respect: Contribute to Project Management Knowledge Base
  • Honesty: Enhance self Professional competence
  • Fairness: Promote Stakeholder collaboration
  • General comments and common pitfalls
  • A few sample case studies and professional responsibility and its benefits
  • Mini – Exam (Self evaluated, Instructor analysis follows)
  • Quarter Test- 50 Questions in one hour followed by discussion and analysis
  • Additional FREE MS project 2010
  • Overview of MS Project 2010
  • Setting up project
  • Time management
  • Earned Value management
  • Base lining and making changes
  • Combining multiple projects
  • Additional FREE session: Exam Prep and Continued Support
  • Exam preparation guidelines
  • Exam preparation schedule
  • Exam center layout and facility de-briefing
  • Continued support and consultant availability post-workshop
  • Application filling up and process simplification documents
  • Alumni and online content logins