The CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) certification is a globally recognized certification for project practitioners. The CAPM certification is evidence that the holder has the fundamental knowledge and understanding of the project management process as described in thePMBOK® Guide (A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® (PMBOK® Guide). The CAPM certification is granted by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.
The CAPM can be used to satisfy the educational requirements for the PMP and to demonstrate an individual’s commitment to professional development in project management. The CAPM is also valuable for those who do not yet meet the experience requirements for the PMP but wish to demonstrate their knowledge of project management.
Earning your CAPM® certification gives you a well-respected credential that validates your commitment to the profession and enhances your credibility among your peers, your employer, and the marketplace. The CAPM also increased your Earning Potential. The CAPM is the first step in your journey as a project manager. It demonstrates your understanding of the basics of project management, your commitment to your career, and your ability to use PMI’s processes and tools.
To obtain the CAPM certification, an individual must pass the CAPM exam, which is offered by PMI. The exam covers the following topics: