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What is CAPM Certification?

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an associate-level certification that recognizes an understanding of the knowledge, processes and terminology that are needed for effective project management.

Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)’ is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams
The CAPM® shows the world that you possess the foundational knowledge and skills that project team’s demand. It proves that you’re ready to take on a wide range of projects too—with ways of working that include predictive project management, agile principles and business analysis. Earning your CAPM equips you with all you need to start a career in project management.

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The newly updated, 3 hour, 150-question CAPM certification exam tests your aptitude on Project Management Fundamentals and Core Concept

The CAPM Exam is available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Italian, French, Portuguese (Brazilian), German, and Japanese.

Updates to the exam include:

  • Agile Frameworks/Methodologies
  • Business Analysis Frameworks
  • Predictive Plan-Based Methodologies

The CAPM certification is essential to gain entry and start building your career as a project manager. It also positions you to pursue any of our major certifications including the gold standard in project management certification, the Project

Management Professional (PMP)®.

Why earn a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

All organizations and employees work on projects
Having a CAPM shows understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes, and terminology needed for effective project management performance

  • Less waste of time and resources
  • Understand project risks and how to mitigate them

It is a globally recognized credential that opens the door to opportunities in the field of project management.

Earning the CAPM certification means

automatically meeting the 35 hours of project management education and training required to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam.


  1. 2 weekends plus online support
  2. Earn 35-hour PDU Certificate immediately after our training, before earning your PMP finally.
  3. Official licensed curriculum based on updaed 2023 PMP Exam Content Outline of the PMI-USA. Abundant licensed training and Assessment Resources (available from PMI through us – student workbook, course slides, spotlight videos, Project Manager Summary checklists, practice quizzes etc.)
  4. Certified expert instructors approved and licensed by PMI-USA ( with more than 20years of industry experience)
  5. Practice Test Package (7 full length PMP Exam Simulators and answers, 22 Standard Chapter Practice Tests and answers, Scenario based questions and answers)
  6. Bonus PMP on-Demand Certification Readiness® Course To benchmark your preparedness to pass your PMP. BONUS 35H PMP Course is added at no extra charge (This course normally sells at $299)
  7. Bonus Certification on Agile Scrum Fundamentals
  8. One-on-one coaching not available elsewhere!
  9. Earn your PMP in less than 1month from an approved Training Provider – Paraklete Institute (PMI ATP-5299)
  10. Availability of fully equipped Exam Testing Center

Course Structure

  • Becoming a Certified Associate in Project Management
  •  Projects and Project Management
  •  Organizing for Project Performance
  •  Development Approach and Life Cycle Performance Domain
  •  Planning, Project Work and Delivery: Predictive Methodologies
  •  Project Work and Delivery
  • Planning, Project Work and Delivery: Adaptive Methodologies
  •  Overview of Adaptive Frameworks
  •  Measurement, Tracking, and Managing Uncertainty
  •  Business Analysis Frameworks
  •  Business Analysis Domains
  • Capstone Activity
  •  Conclusion


Who is the CAPM For?

Career Beginners*

Entry-level/Associate-level project managers entering the job market
Those looking to get a head start in the field of project management
Wants to stand out among their peers

Career Changers*

Has years of work experience but is new to the field of project management
Would like to gain more responsibility or add pm skills into their current role

High Commercial Value

Project team members who wish to align their work with project managers
Wants to grow in their current career but is not looking to become a project manager
Required to do project management as part of their job, but it is not
their full-time career

Program Instructors

Why Earn Your CAPM®?

25 Million

Project professionals currently employed in industries across the world

25 Million

New project professionals needed to meet global talent demands by 2030

Are You Eligible?

Have a secondary degree such as a high school  diploma, GED, or its global equivalent.  Complete at least 23 hours of project management education

Course Fee

We strive to make our programs accessible. We aim to help budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Related Courses

  1. PMP: Project Management Professional
  2. CAPM: Certified Associate in Project Management
  3. PMI-PgMP: Program Management Professional
  4. PMI-PfMP: Portfolio Management Professional
  5. PMI-PBA: Professional in Business Analysis
  6. PMI-RMP: Risk Management Professional
  7. PMI-ACP: Agile Certified Practitioner
  8. PMI-SP: Scheduling Professional
  9. PMI-DA: Disciplined Agile
  10. PMI-CP: Construction Professional
  11. PMI-OT: Organizational Transformation.

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Learning Goals

This instructor led course is built around the following learning objectives, which are broken down here by domain:

Project Management Fundamentals and Core Concepts

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the various project life cycles and processes.
  • Distinguish between predictive and adaptive approaches.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of project management planning.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of project roles and responsibilities.
  • Explain the importance of the role the project manager plays.
  • Determine how to follow and execute and respond to planned strategies or frameworks—g., communication, risks, etc.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of common problem-solving tools and techniques


Project Management Fundamentals and Core Concepts

  • Identify the suitability of a predictive, plan-based approach for the organizational structure (e.g., virtual, colocation, matrix structure, hierarchical, etc).
  • Determine and give examples of the activities within each process.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of a project management plan schedule.
  • Determine how to document project controls of predictive, plan-based projects.


Agile Frameworks/Methodologies

  • Explain when it is appropriate and sustainable to use an adaptive approach for the organizational structure.
  • Compare the pros and cons of adaptive and predictive, plan-based projects
  • Identify the suitability of adaptive approaches for the organizational structure (e.g., virtual, colocation, matrix structure, hierarchical, ).
  • Identify organizational process assets and  environmental factors that facilitate the use of adaptive approaches.
  • Determine how to plan project iterations.
  • Determine how to document project controls for an adaptive project.
  • Distinguish between the components of different adaptive methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Scaled Adaptive Framework (SAFe®), Kanban,etc ).
  • Determine how to prepare and execute task management steps.


Business Analysis Frameworks

  • Demonstrate an understanding of business analysis (BA) roles and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate the importance of stakeholder and team communication to the business analyst role.
  • Determine how to gather requirements and using the best approach for a situation.
  • Explain the application of a product roadmap.
  • Determine how project methodologies influence business analysis processes.
  • Validate requirements through product delivery.

CAPM Certification Exam is Evolving

  • Since 25 July 2023, the new CAPM certification exam has been available to better support candidates in their career journey.
  • By going beyond the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) the new exam integrates content across project management including business analysis & agile principles

Features of the Updated Exam

The updated CAPM exam will better support customers in their career journey by going beyond the PMBOK Guide to integrate content across project management, business analysis & agile.

Will Remain the Same

  • 150 questions
  • 3 hour exam
  • The education and experience eligibility requirements remain the same
  • Cost remains the same
  • Earn 15 PDU’s to maintain credential
  • Earn a digital badge
  • Available both via Computer Based Testing
  • (CBT) and Online Proctored Testing (OPT)


Going Away

  • Exam will no longer be solely based on the PMBOK® Guide
  • The PM Basics course will no longer be aligned with the CAPM exam
  • 4 Domain areas.
  • Project Management Fundamentals and Core Concepts Predictive Plan-Based Methodologies.
  • Agile Frameworks/Methodologies
  • Business Analysis Frameworks
  • 10-minute break in the exam
  • Animation and Comic Strips item types
  • Exam to be available in in English + 7 at launch
  • English Arabic French German Italian Japanese
  • Portuguese – Brazi
Fundamentals of project management and the role of project managers
Project scope, schedule, cost, quality, and resource management
Project management environment, and project integration management
Project procurement, communication, stakeholder, and risk management