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    CAPM Exam Preparation
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    Preparation to pass the CAPM examination. This course will touch on the necessary background theory required for the exam, however it will focus on the techniques required to score highly in the multiple choice question format.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

The student will gain valuable skills in answering CAPM-style questions by experiencing sample exams. 


During this 1-day course, participants will:

• Understand the structure of the PMBOK Guide including the 5 Process Groups, the 10 Knowledge Areas, the 47 Processes and the relationships between them

• Learn the importance of the Initiating and Closing Processes

• Be aware of the iterative nature of the Planning, Executing and Monitoring & Controlling Processes

• Learn techniques to easily solve the guaranteed Earned Value questions

• Cover the PMI terminology required to pass the exam

• Sit three sample examinations

• Learn how to identify the “gotcha” answers in the multiple-choice questions

• Complete a computer-based sample exam

• Learn when and how to schedule Final Exam, exam format, and tips for “on the day”

Prerequisites: Project Management in the Real World (2 days) or Introduction to Project Planning (1 day) AND Risk Management in the Real World (1 day) AND Advanced Project Management (1 day) recommended.

Pre-course revision of chapters 1-3 of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is strongly encouraged.

Delivered By: Fistral Training & Consultancy Ltd


You must have attended an Intro-level PM course + Risk + Advanced courses as follows to attend:

Onsite courses - Project Management in the Real World + Risk Management in the Real World + Advanced Project Management to attend;


Online courses - Introduction to Project Planning (1-day or Parts 1,2 and 3) + Risk Management (1-day or Parts 1 and 2) + Advanced Project Management


Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system http://bookings.strath.ac.uk/mybookings.asp.

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PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.