Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep



35 PDUs

To pass the exam, relying on your project experience will not be enough. Becoming familiar with the format and type of questions on the CAPM exam will allow you to be better prepared to succeed. This course was developed respecting the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition and other sources. The workshop focuses on the five project processes and the ten knowledge areas as outlined in the PMBOK® Guide as well as the professional responsibility domain.

Participants will learn valuable strategies and obtain tips for taking their exam and have the opportunity to put them into practice during this course. The workshop includes a wide variety of learning tools and study aids. As part of the workshop you will have access to a subscription for online exam questions and detailed solutions.

This course can provide up to 35 PDUs / contact hours towards attaining or maintaining the CAPM® designation. Participants must submit the request to PMI via the Continuing Certification Requirements System (CCRS).

Professional Development Units are allocated according to the number of training hours completed by the student and may be granted by increments of 0.25 PDU for each 15 minutes of training. A participation certificate will be given to students who attend a minimum of 75% of the course.

We are Committed to Help You Succeed!

We at the University of Ottawa Professional Development Institute strive to ensure that you will be successful in your PMP® certification exam after training with the PMP® Exam Prep. However, if you are unsuccessful on the exam we will gladly reimburse you the value of the exam retake. However you must retake the exam within the timelines and provide additional information as indicated in the terms and conditions.

To obtain a CAPM® certification, you must satisfy the education and experience requirements and adhere to a Professional Code of Conduct and pass the CAPM® Certification Examination. Along with meeting those requirements, you will need 35 contact hours of classroom instruction and these may be provided by the CAPM® Exam Prep workshop.


PMP Certification = Earning Power

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification brings its holders 20% more in salary than uncertified practitioners.


  • Reviewing the 10 knowledge areas (definition, key components, practice exercises, tests)
  • What is required to pass the exam
  • Reviewing exam logistics and strategies
  • Filling in the education and experience forms
  • Applying for the exam
  • Looking at the format and structure of the exam
  • The PMBOK® Guide
  • Key concepts, terms, and principles of project management
  • Understanding and memorizing the formulas
  • Exam practice
  • Tips and study methods to help prepare
  • Creating a self-study plan to focus your efforts on your exam date



  • Anyone preparing to sit for the CAPM® exam
  • College diploma (no project management experience required)



35 hours



  • $2,195 (plus tax)


Featured Instructor

Colin Lindsay has more than twenty-five years of experience teaching graduate-level project management, teaching for the University of Ottawa, the University of Québec, and several universities abroad. Colin holds a MPM (Master of Project Management), an M.Sc. in Physics, and is a certified PMP® (Project Management Professional). He draws on his extensive experience managing complex IM/IT, organizational development, and outsourcing projects that have helped numerous organizations achieve their strategic objectives. His knowledge and enthusiasm enable him to convey complex concepts in an easy-to-absorb way.



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P00312407ACertified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep7/15/20247/19/2024SummerOnlineRegister