CAPM Preparation Course - Coastal Carolina University
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Principles of Project Management

CAPM Preparation Course

Summary from the Project Management Institute


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. 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 will stand out to employers and be poised to move ahead.


Dates: TBD

Cost: $1,000 individual or $500 each current student; scholarship funding may be available for current students.
Included: textbook, a binder with course materials, online readings, lunch and snacks, and a certificate of participation.

The Principles of Project Management CAPM Preparation Course is a four-day program that introduces participants to all content areas covered in the CAPM Exam. This training fulfills the 23-hour requirement for project management education, which must be completed to sit for the exam; secondary degree and 1,500 hours of project experience are also required.

Topics in the CAPM Preparation Course

  • About PMI
  • About the exam
  • Project management framework
  • Project life cycle
  • Stakeholder management
  • Organizational influences
  • Professional responsibility
  • Integration management in projects
  • Scope management in projects
  • Time management in projects
  • Cost management in projects
  • Quality management in projects
  • Human resource management in projects
  • Communication management in projects
  • Risk management in projects
  • Procurement management in projects
  • Mock exam


 Who Should Attend

  • Entry-level project practitioners who would like to distinguish themselves in an increasingly competitive job market and are interested in project management as a profession.
  • Active project managers who would like to eventually pursue their PMP credential but lack the necessary three or more years of work experience.
  • Practitioners in healthcare, product development, or anyone who would like to learn the fundamentals and terminology of project management in improving job performance.


To register, contact Christina Genovevo at or at 843-349-2071. A 10-person minimum is required for the session to run. Registered participants will be notified 15 days in advance of cancellation. An overnight stay on campus is available at a significantly reduced rate; please inquire if interested.