PMI ACP Agile Certified Practitioner
Gartner predicts that 80% of all Software projects will being using Agile in the next couple of years. Your knowledge of both Agile and Traditional practices increase the value you bring to your organization. The certification covers all the Agile methods including Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban and has more eligibility rigor compared to existing entry level certifications. Be among the early adopters to acquire this very popular and industry recognized certification by PMI! The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ® Certification exam is open to all Agile practitioner team roles who meet the eligibility requirements! The PMI-ACP recognizes knowledge of agile principles, practices and tools and techniques across agile methodologies. 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.
By earning the PMI-ACP certification, practitioners can:
- 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.
Why this course?
- 100% PASS GUARANTEE! Free access to AgileExams.com
- Learn the entire Agile Lifecycle with real-world practical techniques!
- Covers the key PMI Learning Objectives needed to pass the PMI-ACP ® certification exam.
- Designed with 60% interactive group workshops!
- Designed to walk you through the Agile Lifecycle activities end to end.
- Uses a Real World end to end example Software and Non Software project to maximum learning!
- You walk away with valuable course material, handouts and cheat sheets to support you on your projects.
|Audience||Project Managers, Product Owners, Business Analysts, Developers, QA/Testers, IT Leaders, Project Stakeholders, and other Team Members and Managers interested in passing the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner PMI-ACP ® certification exam.|
|Assessments||Pre-test at beginning of class on Day 1 – not graded; and Exam at end of class Day 3 that will be graded. Through this class, you will have access to Agile Exams.com testing to test your knowledge and mastery of material. The final class project will include developing a Study Guide for other Students in the Class on a particular subject as determined by Instructors. The Study Guide will be graded.|
|Method||Led by Experienced Certified Agile Practitioner from Agile Training, the leaders in Agile!|
|MBA 707 & ITM 707||Your application to the Creighton Graduate School, Heider College of Business is embedded in the course the registration process. You can leverage your education and earn a Badge or Certificate in Project Management and these credits apply towards Creighton's MBA or MS- ITM Graduate degrees.|
|This course is worth 3 credit hours|
Agile tools and techniques – 50% of exams
Including but not limited to: information radiator, team space, agile tooling, osmotic communications for collocated and or distributed teams, daily stand-ups
Planning, monitoring and adapting
Including but not limited to: retrospectives, task/kanban boards, timeboxing, Iteration and release planning, WIP limits, burn down/up charts, cumulative flow diagrams, process tailoring
Including but not limited to: relative sizing/story points, wide band Delphi/planning poker, affinity estimating, ideal time
Agile analysis and design
Including but not limited to: product roadmap, user stories/backing, story maps, progressive elaboration, wireframes, chartering, personas, agile modeling
Including but not limited to: frequent verification and validation, test-driven development/test first development, definition of done, continuous integration
Soft skills negotiation
Including but not limited to: emotional intelligence, collaboration, adaptive leadership, negotiation, conflict resolution, servant leadership
Including but not limited to: return on investment (ROI)/net present value (NPV)/internal rate of return (IRR), compliance, customer-valued prioritization, minimally marketable feature (MMF), relative prioritization/ranking
Including but not limited to: risk-adjusted backlog, risk burn down graphs, risk-based spike
Including but not limited to: velocity, cycle time, earned value management (EVM) for agile projects, escaped defects
Value stream analysis
Including but not limited to: value stream mapping
Agile knowledge and skills – 50% of exams
Level 1 (33% of total exam questions)
Agile Manifesto value and principles
Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder values
Building empowered teams
Coaching and mentoring within teams
Feedback techniques for product (e.g. prototyping, simulation, demonstrations, evaluations)
Leadership tools and techniques
Problem-solving strategies, tools, and techniques
Project and quality standards for Agile projects
Time, budge, and cost estimation
Value-based decomposition and prioritization
Level 2 (12% of total exam questions)
Agile frameworks and terminology
Building high-performance teams
Business case development
Colocation (geographic proximity)/distributed teams
Continuous improvement processes
Elements of a project charter for an Agile project
Participatory decision models (e.g., input-based. Shared collaboration, command)
PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Process analysis techniques
Level 3 (5% of total exam questions)
Agile contracting methods
Agile project accounting principles
Applying new Agile practices
Control limits for Agile projects
Failure modes and alternatives
Globalization, culture, and team diversity
Principles of systems thinking (e.g. complex adaptive, chaos)
Variance and trend analysis
Variations in Agile methods and approaches