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.
Organizations with standardized practices attain better results, as shown in our 2015 Pulse of the Profession® report. Because the CAPM® recognizes your knowledge of the profession’s preeminent global standard, you’ll stand out to employers and be poised to move ahead.
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.
Managers, project team members or non-project managers working in a project environment who want to improve their effectiveness. Entry level for PM practitioners on their way to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.
Individuals certified at this level have a demonstrated understanding of:
The framework of Project Management as described in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® 5th Edition.
- 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
- Exam Format: Closed-book, Web-based
- Questions: 150 multiple choice questions
- Exam Duration: 3 hours
- Proctoring: Computer Based
- Passing Score: As it is explained, there’s no one examination score for everyone. PMI scores each exam differently and a passing score for one exam may be different from the other. Moreover, PMI doesn’t publish the exam score as it used to and only provides an exam summary report detailing the ‘proficiency level’ for each of the domains (i.e. Proficient, Moderately Proficient and Below Proficient).