The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) credential offered by the Project
Management Institute (PMI) is considered a leading designation for project leaders
and managers. This 100% online course will teach you the principles, skills, and practices
of professional project management. Key topics include project components such as
time, cost, risk and team communications.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
This course is 100% online. Start any time.
Nikki Choyce, PMP has been involved in the project management field for almost 20
years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a Project
Management Professional (PMP) and very active in the project management community.
She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance,
Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, and Telecommunications. She has
worked with Microsoft Project for over 10 years.
Erica Kirwan has more than 15 years of experience in process and project management.
Previously, Kirwan served as Senior Project Manager for a Fortune 200 financial services
company. She earned an Advanced Project Management Certification from Stanford University.
She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and a Master
of Public Administration.
Project managers accept responsibility for the completion of specified projects. A
project is an organized sequence of events that lead to an outcome, which may be as
diverse as a new automobile, a new house or a new song. Project managers bring together
the talent, resources and energy to start, manage and finish projects.
PMI certification is a widely understood and accepted designation for project managers.
Employers, colleagues and customers recognize PMI-affiliated project managers for
their commitment to quality and professionalism.
While the CAPM can be earned by professionals in any career stage, its focus on the
essentials of projects and project management makes it an ideal match for early career
stages. The CAPM credential matches well with more specific or technical fields to
create a formidable qualification for emerging project managers.
CAPM preparation focuses on the flow and sequence of project management from start
to finish. It emphasizes project resources, risks and the process of executing successful