Prepare for the Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®) Exam

Planning to take the CAP certification exam and want to make sure you’re as ready as possible? You already know that listed the aCAP® and CAP® analytics certification as the top in "12 data science certifications that will pay off." Now invest in your career and enroll in the INFORMS Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®) Preparation Course, whether you prefer the flexibility of a four-week online course or a condensed virtual bootcamp course.


CAP Prep Online

CAP Prep Online is an instructor-led online training, providing busy professionals with a flexible option to prepare for the next step in their business analytics career. The course runs for four weeks with three, one-hour webinars each week. Each webinar is recorded and available in the online classroom for review.


CAP Prep Pricing Guide
  INFORMS Member Non-Member
CAP Prep Online $615 $700
CAP Prep Premium Online $840 $930
CAP Prep Virtual Boot Camp $840 $930

Upcoming CAP Prep Online Course Offerings

October Course: October 28-November 25

Register for October CAP Prep

CAP Prep Premium Online

CAP Prep Premium Online provides participants with additional support to help them prepare for the exam. INFORMS Analytics Body of Knowledge (ABOK), access to set “office hours” with the CAP Prep instructor, and learning boosters designed to help retain information learned in each module. While the course content for both the CAP Prep Online and the CAP Prep Premium Online courses is the same, the Premium option gives learners some extra support in pursuit of the CAP.

Upcoming CAP Prep Premium Online Course Offerings

October Course: October 28-November 25

Register for October CAP Prep Premium

CAP Prep Virtual Boot Camp

The CAP Prep Virtual Boot Camp will run for three half-days from 8:30am to 12:30pm EDT each day. This new format will allow participants to maintain balance with work, life, and preparation for the industry-leading CAP credential. The workshop will be presented virtually using our online classroom, and a Zoom video meeting. The sessions will be live, interactive, and led by our experienced CAP Prep instructor, Freeman Marvin. A digital copy of the INFORMS Analytics Body of Knowledge (ABOK) will be included in the registration fee and participants will be granted 6 months of access to the online classroom to review materials and discussions as they prepare to become a CAP.

There are no Boot Camps scheduled at this time.

If you are interested in the three-day CAP Prep Boot Camp, please contact Bill Griffin.

CAP Prep Instructor

The CAP Prep instructor is Freeman Marvin, CAP. Freeman brings over 30 years of experience as an operations research analyst, team facilitator, and adult educator for companies and government agencies. He is currently an executive principal with Innovative Decisions, Inc. and was a co-founder of the INFORMS Soft Skills Workshop. He is a Certified Analytics Professional (CAP), a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF), and a Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP). Freeman is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Please send CAP Prep Course inquiries to

Want to learn more about Freeman? Watch his "What's Your StORy?" inverview.

What People Are Saying

Student feedback from the course:

“This course motivated me to sign up for the CAP exam and guided me to study the necessary material.”

“I really enjoyed the lecture series, feel better prepared, and do plan to sit for the exam.”

“I liked how it streamlined the content of the CAP exam and successfully highlighted the important parts of the body of knowledge.”

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