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TOPIC: Benefits of Taking CAPM Online vs. In-Person

Benefits of Taking CAPM Online vs. In-Person 6 months 3 weeks ago #20524

  • Sarah Borgelt
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Hi everyone,

Does anyone have any opinions of whether to take the CAPM exam online or in-person and why?

Benefits of Taking CAPM Online vs. In-Person 6 months 3 weeks ago #20528

  • Yazmine Darcy
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Hello Sarah,

COVID-19 has affected so many facets of our lives including exam preparation and test delivery.

Please refer to the following sites for information:

PMI COVID-19 Update

Pearson Vue

Many test centers are closed or operate on a limited basis, so it would be best to understand what the situation is at your local testing center.
If it were me, for safety reasons, I would opt for social and physical distancing and the convenience of online proctoring.

But of course, you would have to weigh out the different factors & judge for yourself.

Here is more information on online proctoring

Here is an article that is a Guide to Achieving CAPM® Certification

You need to ensure that your computer at home is suitable for the online test.

It may not apply in your case but the article notes that "If you choose the online proctored exam, the proctoring software, greeter support, and proctor support are only available in English — although you can choose a different language for the exam questions."

I hope the above information helps you out in this decision. Stay safe and best of luck in your CAPM exam preparation.

Yazmine Darcy, MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM
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