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About this Course

MicroTrain’s 5-day instructor-led CAPM exam preparation course is designed to teach the project management framework necessary for success on the exam and on the job. Materials in this class are based on the text, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)-Sixth edition. MicroTrain has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, and our trainers are PMP® credential holders. Instructors present the material in an informative, easy-to-digest manner. In addition to hands-on instruction, included in the course fee are a comprehensive course workbook and supplemental training aids.

Microtrain has been helping professionals achieve certifications for over 17 years. We offer certified instructors, in-classroom instruction, supplemental training materials valued at over $200 and the Microtrain Exam Pass Guarantee.

To be eligible for the CAPM certification, you must first meet specific education and experience requirements and adhere to a professional code of conduct. (See below for details)

Course Format

A combination of live instructor-led lecture facilitated discussion and exercises, and numerous practice tests contribute to successful exam readiness. In-class assignments and instructor-led reviews are designed to help you understand, not just memorize key project management concepts

Course Materials

Each participant will receive a comprehensive student course manual. This manual complements the PMBOK® Guide, 6th edition for CAPM exam success and comes complete with a 200 question exam simulation application and 50/100 question ITTO (inputs, tools & techniques, outputs) exams created with over 500 ITTO questions in the database.

This student workbook:

  • Covers all knowledge areas as well as the five process groups.
  • Contains 560 exam format sample questions.
  • Includes Mindmaps for each knowledge area.
  • Presents clear, identifiable formulas with memorization keys.
  • Offers online access to one of the most up-to-date learning materials available.
  • PLUS you will be provided supplemental training aids valued at over $200


Course Learning Objectives

  • Describe the meaning of project management
  • Understand the 49 processes, 10 knowledge areas, and terminology within the PMBOK® Guide
  • Apply project management tools and techniques to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control & close a project
  • Demonstrate the importance of project management as it affects strategy and business success
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of ethics and professional responsibility

Course Outline

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Environment and Framework
  • Role of Project Manager
  • Integration
  • Scope
  • Schedule
  • Cost
  • Quality
  • Resources​
  • Communication
  • Risk
  • Procurement
  • Stakeholder
  • Professional and Social Responsibility
  • Exam Registration and Tips


Who Should Apply?

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 (CAPM​)® is right for you.

To qualify for taking the CAPM examination, a 150-question, multiple-choice test, you need to meet the following experience and education requirements:

  • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent). 
  • 1,500 hours of project experience


  • 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam *

* This course satisfies the 23 contact hours of formal project management education. 

Tips for Exam Success

  • This is an intensive exam preparation course, so students should not expect the class to end early.
  • Classes are expected to start and end on time and students who arrive late or leave early will miss important exam-related information.
  • In preparation for the best success in earning the CAPM certification, take these steps before the course begins:
    • Create or update your TheProfessional.me profile for access to all class information details, exam preparation learning aids, and class notifications. 
    • Complete or mostly complete your CAPM exam application. The best way to prepare and submit your application is online at pmi.org.
    • Members of PMI have access to a free copy of the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)-Sixth edition, online that may be printed. 

Exam Details

Exam CAPM®: Certified Associate in Project Management

The Logistics of Your Exam

  1. The cost of the exam is an additional $364
  2. Apply for the exam at the PMI website.

  3. Once your application is approved, you can schedule your exam at a testing site or in an online proctored environment through Pearson VUE by logging-in to your MyPMI account and follow the prompts.

  4. Review CAPM Handbook for more information on exam policies and procedures

Exam Information

Exam Code CAPM

Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)

1,500 hours of project experience


23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam

Number of Questions 150
Passing Score Pass/Fail
Types of Questions Multiple choice
Length of Test 3 hours
Exam Results Provided immediately

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