Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM ®) is a credential offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI ®).
PMI’s CAPM ® is an entry-level certification for project practitioners. Designed for those with less project experience, the CAPM ® is intended to demonstrate candidates’ understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.
Who should apply?
If you’re a less experienced project practitioner looking to demonstrate your commitment to project management, improve your ability to manage larger projects and earn additional responsibility, and stand out to potential employers, the CAPM ®certification is right for you.
CAPM Eligibility Overview
To apply for the CAPM , you need to have at least one of the following :
|1 Requirement A secondary degree (high school diploma or the global equivalent) AND At least 1,500 hours of project experience||2 Requirement23 hours of project management education by the time you sit for the exam.|
About the CAPM
The exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions based on the PMBOK ® 5th edition. You have three hours to complete the exam.