PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
Earn required 21 PDUs Now!!
Do Agile, Be Agile
Why PMI's ACP Certification?
- Gartner’s analysts (Thomas Murphy and David Norton) predict that by 2012 “agile development methods will be utilized in 80% of all software development projects”
- It is not a matter of choice but just a matter of time before you will find yourself working in Agile Team / Organization. The Sooner you embrace this shift the faster you will grow.
- Being Agile (Not just Doing Agile) brings efficiencies not just to Teams but also to enterprises.
- Earn More – Studies show that certified professionals can earn more than their non-certified peers.
- Brand – Over the years PMI has not only gained a huge community following but also respect of Enterprises around the world and at all levels.
- Coverage – Unlike other Agile "based" certification, PMI ACP focuses on depth and breadth of general Agile foundation and methodologies.
- Acceptance – Response to recently completed "pilot" program has been extremely favorable and this lucrative certification is open to all (check PMI-ACP Requirement's section to see you qualify).
Do you manage projects using Agile methodology?
Or - are you looking for a projects in an organization
that uses "AGILE" as a project management methodology?
Here is a good news!!
Improve your skills, Prove your knowledge, boost your chances to secure your
desired agile management role. PMI announced a new Agile Certified Practitioner Certification.
Double Agile good news!!
CertSchool announced a brand new course "Agile Practitioner" that prepares you for the exam and Earn your 21 PDU from PMI REP necessary to qualify for PMI ACP Certification.
Agile Practitioner Course Structure
CertSchool Agile Practitioner course has 4 parts in it:
|Agile Methods Basics
||Srum, XP, Lean, Kanban, FDD, ASD, DSDM, Crystal Methods...
|Tools and Techniques Basics
||Overview of Agile Tools and prevalent Techniques
||Including but not limited to: information radiator, team space, agile tooling, osmotic communications for colocated 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 & Design
||Including but not limited to: product roadmap, user stories/backlog, story maps, progressive elaboration, wireframes, chartering, personas, agile modeling
||Inclduing but not limited to: frequent verifictaion and validation, test-driven development/test first development, acceptance test-driven development, definition of done, continous integration
|Soft skill negotiation
||Including but not limited to: emotional intelligence, collaboration, adaptive leadership, negotiation, conflict reslution, servant leadership
|Value based prioritization
||Including but not limited to: return on investment (ROI)/net present va;ue (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
- Active listeneing
- Agile manifesto values and principles
- Assesing and incorporating community and stakeholder values
- Brainstorming techniques
- Building empowered teams
- Coaching & mentoring within teams
- Communications management
- Feedback techniqeus for product
- Incremental delivery
- Knowledge sharing
- Leadership tools and techniques
- Problem solving strategies, tools and technqiues
- Project and Quality standards for agile projects
- Stakeholder Management
- Team Motivation
- Time, Budget and Cost Estimation
- Value Decomposition and Prioritization
- Agile frameworks and terminology
- Building high-performance teams
- Business case development
- Colocation/distributed teams
- Continous improvement processes
- Elements of a project charter for an agile project
- Facilitation methods
- Participatory decision models
- PMI's code of ethics and professional conduct
- Process analysis techniques
- Self assessment
- Value Based analysis
- Agile Contracting methods
- Agile projectt accounting-principles
- Applying new agile practices
- Controls limites for agile projects
- Failue modes and alternatives
- Globalization, culture, and team diversity
- Agile Games
- Principles of systems thinking
- Regulatory compliance
- Variance and trend analysis
- Variations in agile methods and approaches
- Vendor Management
|Study / Practice
||Exercises, Questions, Samples, Real life Examples etc.
When you enroll in to one of our Bootcamps you will receive the best
preparation material, that includes:
- 4 Hour Bascis Videos, PDFs
CertSchool Agile Practioner Study Guide
Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Exam Practice questions