The PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner-PMI-ACP is a widely accepted credential in the Agile community and is a reflection of the holder’s competence in carrying out project management using Agile practices. The certification mandatorily requires a combination of agile training, experience working on agile projects and a thorough comprehension of agile principles, methods, tools, and techniques.
Join our PMI-ACP® course now and learn how best to implement Agile practices appropriate for single and enterprise scale projects, through an engaging blend of discussion, group interaction, case studies and real-world focused workshops. Our workshop on PMI-ACP® Certification Training will help you implement Agile practices appropriate for your teams, and gain the skills and knowledge required to sit for the PMI-ACP® certification exam. Comprehensive courseware and ample quiz sessions will also thoroughly prepare you for the PMI-ACP® examination. Candidates who have successfully obtained this certification can meet the needs of organizations by applying a diversity of methods to project management.
The PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner-PMI-ACP certification recognizes your expertise in applying agile principles and techniques in your organization. Earning PMI-ACP® certification shows you have the skills to implement value-driven delivery while facilitating continuous improvement through improved communication and collaboration.
Prepare to achieve your PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner-PMI-ACP certification and earn 21 Professional Development Units (PDUs) with this training course. Through real-life scenarios, you will review Agile terminology and public practices, and leverage PMI’s seven domains of the method to create a personalized self-study plan and increase the effectiveness of your exam preparation.
This training will empower you to become a skilled, agile professional with knowledge of a broad range of agile methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming and test-driven development. The ACP is PMI’s fastest-growing certification and is a recognized way for a project manager to demonstrate experience and professional versatility.
Today’s employers care about the PMI credential, making it an excellent choice for career advancement.
Reach a milestone in your Agile career, with the PMI-ACP® certification!
Course can be taken as a next level after PMI-PMP – Project Management Professional®
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Our PMI® Agile Certified Professional training program is aligned to the 2015 PMI® guidelines and is designed to help you pass your PMI-ACP® exam in the first attempt. The course covers agile methodologies, tools, and techniques extensively and provides real-life scenarios plugged in throughout the course.
This course provides participants with a solid foundation of the PMI-ACP® exam. During class, participants will be introduced to PMI Agile concepts and practices with banks of sample questions.
Additionally, participants will apply agile principles directly to a real-world project taken directly from their industry. Participants will also engage in numerous discussion groups focusing on agile best practices. PMI-ACP is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
If you already use agile practices or your organization is adopting agile methods, earning the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification will demonstrate your knowledge of and commitment to this rapidly growing approach to project management.
*Prepare for the PMI-ACP exam while completing the required 21 contact hours/PDUs
*Navigate the tools, techniques, knowledge, and skills addressed in the exam
*Review relevant topics in the PMI suggested reference materials
*Practice for the exam with sample questions and exercises
2,000 hours of general project experience in the last five years
1,500 hours of Agile project experience in the previous three years
Overnight reading required during class.
Certification & Exam Information:
To earn this certification, you must take and pass the three-hour PMI-ACP exam, comprised of 120 multiple-choice questions
Strategic Axis can help you maintain your certification with a comprehensive list of PDU-eligible training courses.
To maintain your PMI-ACP, you must earn 30 Professional Development Units (PDUs) in agile topics every three years.
Recognizing critical Agile developments and definitions
Applying the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto
Mapping tools, techniques, knowledge, and skills to PMI’s six domains of Agile development
Why and When Agile
Agile Vs. Waterfall
Extreme Programming (XP)
Feature Driven Development
What is value Driven Delivery
Focusing on business value
Defining and prioritizing features regarding user and stakeholder value
Leveraging rapid feedback cycles
Ensuring progressive elaboration of requirements
Identifying Minimally Marketable Features for release planning
Sharpening the requirements definition by agreeing on the Definition of Done
Customer Value Prioritization
Product Roadmap – Story Map
“Money for Nothing and your change for Free.”
Graduated Fixed Price Contract
Fixed Price Work Package
Task and Kanban Board
Tracking and Reporting Value
Cumulative Flow Diagrams (CFDs)
Risk Burn Down Graphs
Tasks / Kanban Boards
Engaging empowered business stakeholders
Identifying stakeholders and their concerns
Promoting effective collaboration and participation
Communicating progress to help the organization make informed decisions
Enabling knowledge sharing
Building trust and managing expectations through shared success criteria
Aligning Stakeholders’ understanding
Incorporating Stakeholder Values
Communicating with Stakeholders
Burn Down and Burn Up Charts
Critical Soft Skills
Globalization, Culture, and Team Diversity
Participatory Decision Models
Leadership Tools and Techniques
Forming cross-functional teams
Establishing collaborative behaviors through group decision-making
Influencing organizations to design their internal work processes
Empowering teams to self-organize
Encouraging teams to estimate and track project progress
Creating safe environments for experimentation
Developing high-performance teams
Raising productivity by eliminating waste
Coaching styles that foster skill enhancement
Understanding Team Performance
Building Empowered Team
Building High-Performance Team
Coaching and Mentoring
Co-located and Distributed Teams
Low Tech, High Touch tools
Planning at multiple levels
Applying rolling wave planning
Leveraging progressive elaboration
Employing empirical planning
Balancing priorities and team capabilities
Coaching the team to adjust cadences based on situational awareness
Applying Agile Earned Value Measurement (EVM)
Refining estimate ranges to reflect uncertainty
Capturing measures of accepted work delivered within a specified timeframe
Controlling costs through quantitative measures
Minimum Marketable Features
Value-Based decomposition and Prioritization
Planning Poker and Wideband Delphi
Relative Sizing/Story Points
Agile Project Accounting Principal
Business Case Development
Recognizing and mitigating risks
Time Boxing to focus on immediate issues
Engaging the team proactively in identifying risks and creating mitigation strategies
Ensuring impediments are resolved, and stakeholder expectations are adjusted
Communicating threats and obstacles
Maintaining visibility with burndown charts, value stream mapping, and Kanban boards
Managing features and technical issues with Backlog
Project and Quality Standards
Failure Modes and Alternatives
Variance and Trend Analysis
Frequent Verification and Validation
Test Driven Development (TDD) /Test-First Development (TFD)
Acceptance Test Driven Development
Tailoring the process
Conducting retrospectives to improve the team’s behavior
Experimenting with new techniques and process ideas
Evaluating work efficiency
Removing nonvalue-adding methods
Reducing Work In Progress (WIP)
Principal of Systems Thinking
Applying New agile Practices
Continuous Improvement Process
Defining your exam preparation strategy
Gaining insight into the exam format and process
Applying proven tips for exam success
Optimizing your study time and focus