PMI-ACP Certification Training. PMI Accredited 3-day full time PMI-ACP Certification Training.

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Your advantages of attending our PMI-ACP Certification Training courses:

  • PMI® Accredited (PMI-ACP)® Training
  • Earn 21 PDUs (Professional Development Units)
  • 3-day full-time training from expert Agile Certified Practitioner trainer
  • Learn Agile Methodologies
  • Prepare for PMI-ACP Examination
  • Attempt sample PMI-ACP tests
  • Solve real-life PMI-ACP Exam prep questions
  • Interactive sessions
  • Become an Agile Certified Practitioner by attempting and clearing the PMI-ACP Examination with our instructor-led classroom training

PMI-ACP Certification Training Course Objective:

  • Demonstrate to employers their level of professionalism in agile principles, practices, tools and techniques.
  • Increase their professional versatility in project management tools and techniques.
  • Hold a certification that is more credible than existing offerings based only on exams or training.

3-day full time PMI-ACP Certification Training Course Content:

1. Introduction to Project Management

- Project Management Body of Knowledge
- Process
- Project
- Project management
- Why do project managers need interpersonal relationship skills
- Program management
- Portfolio management
- Project management office
- Enterprise environmental factors

2: The context of project management

- Project life cycle
- Relationship between project phases
- Stakeholders
- Organizational influence on project management
- Organization process assets

3: Introduction to agile project management

- What is agile?
- Agile manifesto values and principles
- Agile methodologies
- Agile principles
- Agile frameworks and terminology
- Agile roles
- Agile project management
- Agile project life cycle
- Understanding agile in the PMBOK way
- Monitoring and controlling (iterative cycle review, daily stand-up)
- Planning
- Project management information systems
- Monitoring and control project work
- Performance reports
- Closing

4: Communications

- Communications management
- Dimensions of communication
- Barriers to communications
- Plan communications
- Communication methods

5: Planning, monitoring and adapting

- What is adaptive planning?
- Progressive elaboration
- Iteration and release planning
- Daily planning
- Adaptive planning and organizational culture
- Agile contracting methods
- Agile project tracking
- Agile project accounting principles

6: Agile metrics and estimations

- Relative sizing
- Story points
- Wideband Delphi
- Probe technique
- Planning poker
- Ideal time
- Affinity diagram and estimating
- Velocity
- Cycle time
- Agile project cost management
- Project cost management
- Earned value management (EVM)
- Escaped defects

7: Agile analysis and design

- Product roadmap
- Backlog
- Story maps
- Agile modelling
- Wireframes
- Personas
- Participatory decision model
- Business case development
- Chartering

8: Product quality

- Cost of quality
- Frequent verification and validation
- Test-driven development (TDD)
- Definition of done
- Incremental delivery
- Feedback techniques for product
- Continuous improvement process
- Process analysis techniques
- Cause and effect diagrams
- Control limits for agile projects

9: Soft skills negotiation

- Emotional intelligence quotient (EQ)
- Active listening
- Collaboration
- Adaptive leadership
- Negotiations
- Conflict resolution
- Conflict management
- Servant leadership
- Brainstorming techniques
- Building empowered team
- Coaching and mentoring
- Team motivation and knowledge sharing
- Leadership tools and techniques
- Problem-solving steps
- Other facilitation methods
- Culture and team diversity

10: Value-based prioritization and value mapping

- Definition of value
- ROI, NPV, IRR
- Value-driven delivery
- Checkpoints in agile projects
- Value stream mapping
- Relative prioritization and ranking
- Value-based prioritization
- MMF (minimum marketable feature)
- Agile compliance
- Regulatory compliance

11: Agile project risk management

- Plan risk management
- Identify risks
- Risk adjusted backlog
- Risk burn-down graphs
- Perform qualitative risk analysis
- Risk-based spike
- Plan risk responses
- Monitoring and control risks
- Checkpoints in agile projects
- Common risk management mistakes

12: Agile project management office

- What is a PMO?
- Traditional flavours of PMO
- Roles played by agile PMO
- Vendor management
- Procurement life cycle
- Procurement negotiation

13: Agile methodologies

- Introduction
- Variance in agile methods and approaches
- Applying new agile practices

14: PMI code of ethics and professional conduct

- Structure of the code
- PMI code of conduct

Target Audience:

  • Professionals already using agile practices or organizations  adopting agile methods
  • Agile Project Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Scrum Masters
  • Scrum Team Members
  • Project Sponsors
  • Project Planners
  • Quality Staff (Testing and Quality Assurance)
  • Agile Developers / Programmers
  • Designers
  • Testers
  • Project Controller (PMO Office)

Eligibility for Exam:

Requirement Description
General Project Experience
  1. 2,000 hours working on project teams
  2. These hours must be earned within the last 5 years
  3. Active PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement
Agile Project Experience
  1. 1500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies
  2. These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in “general project experience”
  3. These hours must be earned within the last 3 year
Training in Agile Practices
  1. 21 contact hours
  2. Hours must be earned in agile practices
Examination
  1. Tests knowledge of agile fundamentals

PMI-ACP Exam Format:

The PMI-ACP Exam is comprised on 120 multiple-choice questions. Of the 120 questions, 20 are considered pre-test questions. Pretest Questions do not affect the score and are used in the examinations as an effective and legitimate way to test the validity of future questions. All questions are randomly placed throughout the exam

No. Of Scored Questions No. of Pretest (Unscored) Questions Total Examination Questions
100 20 120

Allotted Exam Time – 3Hours

PMI-ACP Exam Blueprint:

The PMI-ACP Certification Exam is developed based on PMI-ACP Examination content outline. The exam blueprint details the topic areas in which the exam questions will focus. The allocation of questions will be as follows:

  Percentage of Questions.
Agile Tools and Techniques 50%
Agile Knowledge and Skills 50%
Total 100%

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