PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Training

Course 3605

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate
Get This Course 23.950 kr
  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
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  • nov 21 - 23 15:00 - 23:00 CET
    Virtual
  • jan 18 - 20 9:30 - 18:00 CET
    London or Virtual
  • feb 22 - 24 15:00 - 23:00 CET
    Herndon, VA or Virtual
  • apr 4 - 6 15:00 - 23:00 CEST
    New York or Virtual
  • apr 19 - 21 9:30 - 18:00 CEST
    London or Virtual
  • maj 24 - 26 15:00 - 23:00 CEST
    Washington, DC or Virtual
  • aug 23 - 25 15:00 - 23:00 CEST
    Herndon, VA or Virtual

Get certified with this PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) boot camp. PMI-ACP certification recognises your expertise in applying agile principles and techniques in your organisation. Earning PMI-ACP® certification shows you have the skills to implement value-driven delivery while facilitating continuous improvement through improved communication and collaboration.

Through real-life scenarios, you will review Agile terminology and well-known practices and leverage PMI's seven domains of practice to create a personalised self-study plan and increase the effectiveness of your exam preparation.

    PMI-ACP Course Delivery Methods

    • In-Person

    • Online

    PMI-ACP Course Benefits

    • 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

    • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

    PMI-ACP Course Outline

    Prerequisites

    Coursework

    • Overnight reading is required during class.

    Exam Information

    • To earn this certification, you must take and pass the three-hour PMI-ACP® exam, comprised of 120 multiple-choice questions (these three hours are factored into the total training time required by PMI)

    Continuing Education

    • Learning Tree can help you maintain your certification
    • To maintain your PMI-ACP®, you must earn 30 Professional Development Units (PDUs) in agile topics every three years.
    • The PMI-ACP® exam is currently based on the Sixth Edition of the PMBOK® Guide and PMI's Agile Practice Guide (2017).
    • Recognising key 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

    Focusing on business value

    • Defining and prioritising features in terms of 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

    Engaging empowered business stakeholders

    • Identifying stakeholders and their concerns
    • Promoting effective collaboration and participation

    Communicating progress to help the organisation make informed decisions

    • Enabling knowledge sharing
    • Building trust and managing expectations through shared success criteria

    Forming cross-functional teams

    • Establishing collaborative behaviours through group decision-making
    • Influencing teams to design their own internal work processes

    Empowering teams to self-organise

    • 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

    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 in a specified time frame
    • Controlling costs through quantitative measures

    Recognising and mitigating risks

    • Time Boxing to focus on immediate issues
    • Engaging the team proactively to identify risks and create mitigation strategies
    • Ensuring impediments are resolved, and stakeholder expectations are adjusted

    Communicating risks and impediments

    • Maintaining visibility with burndown charts, value stream mapping and Kanban boards
    • Managing features and technical issues with Backlog

    Tailoring the process

    • Conducting retrospectives to improve the team's behaviour
    • Experimenting with new techniques and process ideas

    Evaluating work efficiency

    • Removing nonvalue-adding processes
    • Reducing Work In Progress (WIP)
    • Defining your exam preparation strategy
    • Gaining insight into the exam format and process
    • Applying proven tips for exam success
    • Optimising your study time and focus

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    PMI-ACP Course FAQs

    Check the requirements section of this course page to see if you are eligible.

    To earn this certification, you must take and pass the three-hour PMI-ACP® exam, comprised of 120 multiple-choice questions (these three hours are factored into the full training time required by PMI)

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms, so we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

    Learning Tree can help you maintain your certification with a comprehensive list of PDU-eligible training courses.