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PMI ACP Certification Exam

PMI-ACP® Exam Prep Fast Track

Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) workshop Program

PMI ACP

 All the members of our faculty are Agile Practitioner like Agile manager, Agile Product Owners, Agile Product Manager and Agile coach who have in-depth industry experience in the conception, migration and implementation of Agile in both IT and non - IT industry. 

Why PMI-ACP® by PMI®? 

Project Management practitioner can use Agile values, principles and practices to manage changes, improve communication, reduce/optimize cost, increase efficiency, increase self-satisfaction and enhance value to customer and stakeholders. 

 

Objectives

  • Prepare to Pass the Project Management Institute -Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) certification exam.
  • Be able to use the tools and techniques you learned while studying for the agile methodology certification exam to improve your abilities to learn and to apply Agile Principles & Mindset to your projects.

PMI, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMBOK and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Practitioners who are involved in practicing, adopting of Agile Practices in Project Management. In nutshell, it is for the Project Management practitioners. However, it is also available for participants who are interested and new to Agile. 

  • Project Manager
  • Technical Leads 
  • Development Team members 
  • Testing Team members 
  • Business Analyst
  • Product owners
  • Program Managers (optional) 
  • Product Manager (optional) 
  • Startup CEOs (optional) 
  • Presales Consultant (optional) 
  • Coaches (optional)

What value does PMI-ACP brings to practitioner? 

The PMI-ACP validates a practitioner’s ability to understand and apply agile principles and practices on basic projects. The PMI-ACP demonstrates that a practitioner can select agile principles and practices as a project management approach based on the needs and demands of a specific project. 

 

By earning the PMI- ACP, practitioners can: 

  • Demonstrate to employers their level of professionalism in agile practices of project management. 
  • Increase their professional versatility in project management tools and techniques.
    Show they have the capacity to lead basic teams using agile principles and practices by
    holding a certification that is more credible than existing offerings based only on exams or training. 
  • Surveys have shown that a practitioners holding PMI- ACP credential earn 10% to 20% more 

What value does PMI-ACP brings to organization? 

The PMI- ACP demonstrates a practitioner’s value to employers and level of professionalism:

  • The knowledge of both agile and waterfall practices gives the practitioner greater breadth and depth as a project manager.
    The certification shows the practitioner’s ability to lead basic teams using agile principles and practices. 
  • The certification appeals to a wide, rapidly growing audience as more organizations adopt agile principles and practices. 
  • Increase Productivity and Quality by adopting agile principles and practices. 

PMI, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMBOK and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Agenda Topic

PMI Agile Practice Guide

MODULE 1

Agenda for 3 days workshop 

  • What is PMI-ACP? 
  • Where you stand? 
  • Questions and Answers session 

 

MODULE 2 

  • Agile Manifesto 
  • Agile Framework 
  • Agile Lifecycle 
  • Agile Methodology 

 

MODULE 3 
Scrum 

 

MODULE 4 

  • Agile Communication
  • Communication concepts and management o Daily stand up meetings
  • Osmotic communication
  • Information radiator
  • Team space
  • Communication tools
  • Knowledge sharing 

 

MODULE 5 

Agile Estimation

  • Relative sizing 
  • Ideal days Vs. Story Point o Planning poker
  • Affinity estimation 

 

MODULE 6 

  • Planning, Monitoring and Adopting o Retrospective 
  • Task/Kanban boards
  • Time boxing
  • Iteration Release Planning o WIP limits
  • Burn down/up charts
  • Cumulative flow diagrams
  • Process tailoring
  • Project Scaling 

  

 

MODULE 7 

Agile Analysis and Design

  • Product roadmap 
  • User stories
  • Backlog
  • Story maps
  • Progressive elaboration
  • Wireframes 
  • Chartering
  • Personas
  • Agile Modeling 

 

MODULE 8 

  • Product Quality
    Verification and validation
  • Test driven development
  • Definition of Done
    Continuous Integration
    Refactoring 

 

MODULE 9 

  • Soft Skills Negotiation
  • Emotional Intelligence 
  • Collaboration
  • Adaptive and Servant leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Servant Leadership
  • Shu-Ha-Ri
  • Coaching and mentoring technique 

 

MODULE 10 

Value-based prioritization

  • ROI: Return on Investment
  • NPV: Net present value
  • IRR: Internal rate of return
  • Customer-valued prioritization
  • MMF: Minimum marketable feature
  • Relative ranking/prioritization 

Risk Management

  • Risk adjusted backlog 
  • Risk burn down graphs
  • Risk-based spikes 

 

 

 

MODULE 11 

Metrics

  • Velocity cycle time 
  • EVM: Earn value management
  • Escaped defects
  • Impediments removed
  • Enhance productivity 

Value stream Analysis

  • Value stream mapping 
  • Lean Software Development
  • Lean Portfolio management
  • Lean Release planning 

 

MODULE 12 

  • Vendor Management 
  • Quality Standards 
  • Team Motivation 
  • Self-assessment 
  • Contracting 
  • Variance and trend analysis 
  • Compliance 
  • System thinking 

Module 13: 
Simulation test practice 

 

PMI, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMBOK and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

What are the eligibility requirements for the PMI- ACP? 

Eligibility Requirement: 

 

  1. General Project Management Experience: 2,000 hours (minimum of 12 months) working on project teams. These hours must be earned within the last 5 years.
  2. Agile Project Management Experience: 1,500 hours (minimum of 8 months) working on agile project teams or in agile methodologies. These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in general project management experience. These hours must be earned within the last 2 years.
  3. Agile Project Management Education: 21 contact hours; hours must be earned in agile project management topics

 

Exam Fees

PMI® makes every effort to get people to join the organization. To that end, the fees are significantly lower for PMI® members than they are for non-members. Each candidate is eligible to take the exam up to three (3) times within their one year eligibility window. Should a candidate not receive a passing score within those three attempts they are required to suspend attempts for a year before trying to complete the exam again. Additionally, PMI charges differing amounts for first attempts and all others. The exam fees are as follows:

  • PMI® Members: $435

  • Non-PMI® Members $495

Retakes
  • PMI® Members: $335

  • Non-PMI® Members: 395
    If a candidate pays their exam fee but never schedules or takes the exam within the

    one year period a candidate can receive a $200 refund.

PMI, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMBOK and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Public Agile Project Management Training Course Information

COURSE DATES

  • 21-23 Aug 2019Book
  • 30-31 Oct 2019
    1 Nov 2019
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  • 3 Days
  • 21 PDUs

The course is specifically designed to prepare candidates for the Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP) Exam. The PMI-ACP demonstrates that a practitioner can select agile principles and practices as a project management approach based on the needs and demands of a specific project.

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