Project Management Institute

CAPM Exam Guidance

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To earn your Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification, you need to meet the experience or education requirements, and pass the CAPM examination, a 150-question exam.

Regardless of how advanced your project experience or education might be, you should still prepare vigorously for the exam.

Successful CAPM candidates typically use multiple study aids — including courses, self-study and study groups — and will spend many hours to prepare, so make sure you leave yourself plenty of preparation time before you take the exam.

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Register for Project Management Basics — the official PMI online course (developed and created by PMI) for CAPM prep. Based on the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition, it also provides the contact hours needed to meet certification requirements.

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Tips to Prepare for the Exam

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