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    Certified Associate in Project Management with Simulation

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    Hours: 540
    Duration: 12 months

    Language: English

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    Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

    Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

    Program Description

    If you’re looking for project management programs to improve your project management skills and increase your responsibility in the professional landscape, then this program is what you need. This assessment-rich program includes information that is consistent with the latest edition of the PMBOK Guide. This way, you can have an advantage when you try to become a Certified Project Management Professionals (PMP). In this program, you’ll learn how to master tried and tested project management methods and relatively new techniques in today’s industry. Thus, some details you’ll learn are as follows. • Basic functions and features of Microsoft Project 2013 • How to define life cycles, project prioritization, and roles • The steps used to develop a project management plan • How to assess a project’s needs, risks, and costs This program also includes an interactive simulation in which you’ll be operating as a project leader. This simulation is a significant part of this program because it provides you with an opportunity to learn through simulated experience. Therefore, you’ll learn how to: • Initiate the project • Plan the project • Execute the project • Monitor and control the project • Close the project • Use cross-cutting skills and knowledge Therefore, by gaining first-hand experience, you’ll be more than ready to take on real-world professional opportunities.

    Learning Objectives

    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

    Courses Included

    • Project Management for CAPM
    • 4CShare Global Project Management Simulation
    • Microsoft Project 2013 (Voucher Included)


    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



    There are no specific prerequisites for this course.


    • PMP Project Management Certification All-In-One Exam Guide
    • Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling
    • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide)

    Technical Requirements

    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 • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)


    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.


    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

    Career Services

    Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:

    • Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
    • Resume Building Assistance
    • Externship or Shadowing Placement
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Skills Matching
    • And More!

    We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.

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