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Certified Associate in Project Management

Project Management


As organisations struggle to address the challenges of a highly competitive global business environment, propelled with increasing economic, social and technological complexity, Project Management has become crucial to delivering value to a demanding customer base. Customers are now demanding shorter delivery cycles for products, services and results, and it is imperative that organisations consider project management as a strategic competency to sustain business relevance and survival.

This Certified Associate in Project Management course at CTS College provides a comprehensive understanding of the current project management practices and principles as outlined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and prepares students to pass the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam on their first attempt.

This course is perfect for individuals seeking to add project management skills to their current role and offers recognition to practitioners who are interested in, or just starting a career in project management, as well as project team members who wish to demonstrate their project management knowledge.

Students completing the course are encouraged to write the PMI CAPM examination. Though optional, the certification received from writing the PMI CAPM exam is an important way to validate your learning and an excellent tool when seeking employment.

The Project Management Institute is a globally recognised organisation whose standards for project, program and portfolio management are the most widely recognised in the profession and are a model for project management in business and government.

For more information on the PMI CAPM certification, please click here.


After completing the Certified Project Management course at CTS College, you would:

  • Be prepared to write the PMI CAPM examination
  • Gain highly utilized skills in moving organisational strategy, goals and objectives to project implementation
  • Attain the knowledge, skills and techniques to successfully manage projects throughout their life cycles
  • Improve your professional profile, competencies and capabilities for career development
  • Improve your marketability and create opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Attain a recognised professional certification


Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Short duration - can be completed in only 12 weeks with 1 class per week
  • Competitive rates with flexible payment plans
  • Experienced lecturer with excellent student support
  • Online classes which are also recorded for further review
  • Support group via WhatsApp with the lecturer, programme manager and students

Target Audience

This course is perfect for:

  • Project Managers, Project Planners and Project Team Members
  • Operations Managers, Business Analysts, Technical Managers and Business Managers
  • Persons who wish to develop Project Management skills and ensure success in the planning, monitoring and implementation of management related projects within their organisation.
  • Persons who wish to have a globally recognised certification in Project Management

Entry Requirements

The following are the recommended entry requirements for this course offered at CTS College:

In order to attain the PMI CAPM certification, students must possess the following:

  • Secondary/high school diploma or global equivalent
  • 23 contact hours of formal education (provided by the CTS College Certified Associate in Project Management course)
  • Project management experience (recommended, but not mandatory)

Course Content

The following would be covered in this course and prepares students for the PMI CAPM certification:

Domain 1: Project Management Fundamentals and Core Concepts

Upon completion of domain 1, students would be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Task 1: Demonstrate an understanding of the various project life cycles and processes
  • Task 2: Demonstrate an understanding of project management planning
  • Task 3: Demonstrate an understanding of project roles and responsibilities
  • Task 4: Determine how to follow and execute planned strategies or frameworks (e.g., communication, risks, etc.)
  • Task 5: Demonstrate an understanding of common problem-solving tools and techniques

Domain 2: Predictive, Plan-Based Methodologies

Upon completion of domain 2, students would be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Task 1: Explain when it is appropriate to use a predictive, plan-based approach
  • Task 2: Demonstrate an understanding of a project management plan schedule
  • Task 3: Determine how to document project controls of predictive, plan-based projects

Domain 3: Agile Frameworks/Methodologies

Upon completion of domain 3, students would be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Task 1: Explain when it is appropriate to use an adaptive approach
  • Task 2: Determine how to plan project iterations
  • Task 3: Determine how to document project controls for an adaptive project
  • Task 4: Explain the components of an adaptive plan
  • Task 5: Determine how to prepare and execute task management steps

Domain 4: Business Analysis Frameworks

Upon completion of domain 4, students would be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Task 1: Demonstrate an understanding of business analysis (BA) roles and responsibilities
  • Task 2: Determine how to conduct stakeholder communication
  • Task 3: Determine how to gather requirements
  • Task 4: Demonstrate an understanding of product roadmaps
  • Task 5: Determine how project methodologies influence business analysis processes
  • Task 6: Validate requirements through product delivery

Note: While this course is based on the theoretical content in preparation for the PMI CAPM exam, sufficient opportunities for practical work would be provided to apply project management principles.


Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Thursday 05:30 pm to 08:30 pm 12 weeks 36 hours $3,000.00 Mr. Heera Rampaul

*SPECIAL OFFER: The CAMP Exam Fee: Member: $180 USD | Non-member: $240 USD must be paid separately and directly to PMI and it is not included in the CTS College tuition fee.

Session - Thursday (05:30 pm to 08:30 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2024 - Session 1 - Online Classes Thursday, January 25, 2024 Thursday, April 11, 2024
2024 - Session 2 - Online Classes Thursday, June 13, 2024 Thursday, September 5, 2024
2024 - Session 3 - Online Classes Thursday, September 19, 2024 Thursday, December 12, 2024

Delivery Mode

Online Classes

This course will be delivered via live online classes. Students will be provided with a link to join the class as well as other relevant instructions at least one day before the start of each class. These classes are also recorded - therefore students have the option to review the course content as often as they like.

Additional Info


Students would be required to complete the following assessment(s) for this course:

  • Class discussions
  • Assignments


In order to receive the CTS College certificate of completion or participation for this course, students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes and pay any outstanding fees. Where applicable, students who do not meet the necessary assessment requirements, but attended the required amount of classes would receive a CTS College certificate of participation.

Certificates would be provided in digital format which would allow students to access, print and share their certificates 24/7 on demand. For more information on our digital certificates please click here.


Below is a list of recommended CAPM texts:

  • PMBOK Guide 7th Edition (July 2021) PMI
  • Agile Practice Guide (2017) PMI
  • The PMI Guide to Business Analysis (2017) PMI
  • Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, Hybrid 8th Edition, Robert K. Wysocki
  • Project Management Answer Book, 2nd Edition Jeff Furman

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Fees & Payment


This course is offered at the affordable price of $3,000. In order to start the course, students must pay a minimum of 50% before the first class.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where the initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the duration of the course. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

Payment Methods

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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Student Support


At CTS College, we believe in crafting an extraordinary student experience. This is why we have selected Mr. Heera Rampau to facilitate the Certified Associate in Project Management course. Mr. Rampaul not only imparts knowledge, but creates a learning experience where students feel valued and appreciated. He is also committed to shaping a transformative learning journey and creating an educational adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

Heera Rampaul has over twenty-five years of experience in the ICT field, having served as an ICT Business Consultant, an ICT Business Solutions Specialist, ICT Manager and a Project Leader. He headed many projects at the private and public sectors and has been a member of various steering committees and project management teams involved in projects at national and institutional levels.

Mr. Rampaul is the holder of a BSc, MBA (Information Management), and a host of certifications inclusive of Project Management Professional (PMP) and Project Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP).

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this course. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Ms. Reena Seepersadsingh
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 376-7721 / (868) 740-9095

E-mail: Certifications@CTSCollege.com

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