Veterans Career and Transition Services Inc.  (VeCATS)


Introduction to Project Management (Focused on providing CAPM Knowledge to write the exam)


Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (PMI® Standard-aligned with the PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition-aligned) 
The Role of Ethics in Project Management
Core PMI® Values and Ethical Standards
Project Management Essentials

  •   Managing Projects within Organizations
  •   Project Management Overview
  •   Project Management Process Groups

Project Integration Management

  •   Integrated Initiation and Planning
  •   Direct, Monitor, and Control Project Work
  •   Controlling Changes and Closing a Project

Project Scope Management

  •   Project Requirements and Defining Scope
  •   Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
  •   Monitoring and Controlling Project Scope

Project Time Management

  •   Defining and Sequencing Project Activities
  •   Estimating Activity Resources and Durations
  •   Developing and Controlling the Project Schedule

Project Cost Management

  •   Planning Project Costs
  •   Controlling Project Costs

Project Quality Management

  •   Plan Quality Management
  •   Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Project Human Resource Management

  •   Planning Project Human Resources
  •   Managing Project Human Resources

Project Communications Management

  •   Plan and Manage Project Communications
  •   Control Project Communications

Project Risk Management

  •   Risk Management Planning
  •   Identifying Project Risks
  •   Performing Risk Analysis
  •   Risk Response and Control

Project Procurement Management

  •   Planning Project Procurement Management
  •   Managing Procurement

Project Stakeholder Management

  •   Project Stakeholder Management
  •   Managing and Controlling Stakeholder Engagement


This course will also contain an IT Case Study to provide a project experience for each candidate.  Each candidate will contact the applicable stakeholders within the project to ensure they develop a Develop a Project Charter/Business Plan, Confirm the Requirements and Architecture, Develop the SOW and gain approval, Develop a Two-Stage Project Plan (Design and Planning and Execution), and a Milestone Plan, all combined which are formally known in the IT Industry as the "Execution Package".


Additionally, we will show you how to register with PMI, fill out your online profile, ensure you translate your experience into the project time for manditory hours, joining a local chapter and their benefits, and guidance on the PMP exam.  There is typically membership fee, chapter fee, and if you write the exam, we explain what is needed after you register your profile (PDUs needed annually, conferences and their benefits, and fees involved in exam), and how the CAPM exam will be handled.


Project Management 101