Certified Associate in Project Management (Capm)(R) Exam Official Cert Guide (Certification Guide) (Hardcover)

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Jump start your project management career with the Official Cert Guide to the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)(R) Exam

Exam Update: This product covers content for the new CAPM(R) Exam released by PMI on July 25, 2023. Learn more at pmi.org/CAPM

Learn, prepare, and practice for test day success with the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)(R) Exam Official Cert Guide, a Project Management Institute (PMI)(R) authorized self-study resource. This comprehensive guide from instructors and authors Vijay Kanabar, Arthur P. Thomas, and Thomas Lechler addresses the all-new 2023 CAPM(R) Exam domains:

  • Project management fundamentals and core concepts
  • Predictive, plan-based methodologies
  • Agile frameworks/methodologies
  • Business analysis frameworks

CAPM is an essential first step in building your career at any stage as a project manager and a stepping-stone to the Project Management Professional (PMP)(R) Certification. CAPM is globally recognized as providing candidates with a solid foundation in hands-on project management skills and knowledge. The CAPM exam covers a broad range of project management approaches and prepares candidates in the skills, tools, and techniques that can be applied in the field of project management.

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)(R) Exam Official Cert Guide features

  • Complete coverage of all CAPM exam topics
  • Do I Know This Already? quizzes identify knowledge gaps
  • Chapter exercises to review key concepts
  • A suggested study plan to optimize your final review

You also get access to valuable study tools on the book's companion website, including

  • Two full-length practice exams powered by Pearson Test Prep practice software with realistic question sets, customization options, and detailed performance reports
  • Key term flash cards
  • Appendices and glossary downloads

This complete study package offers a deep dive on CAPM exam topics:

  • Organizing for project performance
  • Predicative methodologies
  • Adaptive frameworks
  • Measurement, tracking, and managing uncertainty
  • Business analysis frameworks and domains
  • ...and more

Pearson is an authorized content provider for PMI. This title is also available as a multi-format Premium Edition eBook with two additional practice tests.

About the Author


Vijay Kanabar, Ph.D., is the director and associate professor of Project Management programs at Boston University, Metropolitan College. He is one of the earliest PMP credentialed practitioners from the Project Management Institute. He created one of the earliest PMP exam corporate training materials three decades ago and has introduced several thousand students and practitioners to the core exam concepts of both the CAPM(R) and Project Management Professional (PMP)(R) exams. Vijay also is an agile practitioner and has earned the PMI-ACP credential. He has authored several books and more than 75 research papers in IT and project management. He received the prestigious PMI Linn Stuckenbruck Teaching Excellence Award in 2017 for his commitment to teaching and enhancing the project management discipline in higher education. Arthur P. Thomas, Ed.M., Ph.D., is the executive director for the Office of Professional Acceleration and Microcredentials in the College of Professional Studies at Syracuse University, where he is also the program director for the Master of Professional Studies in Project Management. He has been teaching at SU since 2001 and has been a professor of practice since 2009, focusing his academic work on developing and administering project management courses and degree programs. Art is also the director of the iConsult Collaborative at Syracuse University, an experiential learning program he began leading in 2012 in which university students are engaged with client organizations in a diverse portfolio of information-related projects. Art was formerly the associate dean for Career Services and Experiential Learning, the associate dean for Academic Affairs, and the director of two information technology master's degree programs, all at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies (the iSchool). Positions on the corporate side of his career have ranged from programmer to chief information officer, and from trainer to chief learning officer. With his more than 30 years of added consulting experience, his contracts have taken him from the United States to Europe and the Middle East, where he led two projects for the Ministry of Education in the Sultanate of Oman. Thomas G. Lechler, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the School of Business, Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. His doctorate is from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. He teaches project management and entrepreneurship. His research focuses on value creation in projects under situations of risk and uncertainty. Thomas has published his research in leading international research journals, including Research Policy, R&D Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Small Business Economics, International Journal of Project Management, and Project Management Journal, and he has authored several books in the fields of project management and entrepreneurship. He was awarded the Project Management Journal Paper of the Year, has received several research grants from PMI, and was a NASA research fellow.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780137918096
ISBN-10: 0137918097
Publisher: Pearson It Certification
Publication Date: May 28th, 2023
Pages: 528
Language: English
Series: Certification Guide