The Project Management Professional (PMP) is the most important industry recognised certification for project managers. The exam is based on the PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is a credential offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
The CAPM is an entry-level certification for project practitioners. Designed for those with less project experience, the CAPM is intended to demonstrate candidates' understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.