PMI-ACP® Boot Camp

Learn how to successfully manage projects with changing business requirements through agile techniques. Also, prepare for PMI-ACP® examination effectively.

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Agile is a topic of growing importance in project management. The marketplace reflects this importance, as project management practitioners increasingly embrace agile as a technique for managing successful projects.

The PMI-ACP certification recognizes an individual’s expertise in using agile practices in their projects, while demonstrating their increased professional versatility through agile tools and techniques. In addition, the PMI-ACP certification carries a higher level of professional credibility as it requires a combination of agile training, experience working on agile projects, and examination on agile principles, practices, tools, and techniques. This global certification also supports individuals in meeting the needs of organizations that rely on project practitioners to apply a diversity of methods to their project management.

PMI-ACP® Domains
  • Domain I. Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Domain II. Value-driven Delivery
  • Domain III. Stakeholder Engagement
  • Domain IV. Team Performance
  • Domain V. Adaptive Planning
  • Domain VI. Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Domain VII. Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

Introduction
While the importance of projects is growing in general, agile is emerging as a hot, popular and effective methodology of managing projects. In order to acknowledge the importance of agile methodology, Project Management Institute (PMI) has launched a new prestigious certification called as Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®). This course is specifically designed to help experienced, knowledgeable project managers and team leaders to master the art of agile project management through understanding Agile Tools and Techniques and Agile Knowledge and Skills. It helps the participants preparing for the PMI-ACP® certification exam.

Learning Objectives
Candidates should expect to gain competencies in the following areas after successful completion of the training course:

  • Principles, concept and techniques of project management in general and agile project management in particular
  • How to apply these concepts in real life for effective results
  • Knowledge and skills which are required for the effective use of agile methodology
  • Various internal and external factors, and their influence on the success or failure of an agile project
  • How to overcome with the difficulties that Traditional and Agile Project Managers face due to complex nature of project.
  • How to overcome with the difficulties that project managers face due to complex nature of project.

Recommended Participants
This course is designed for project managers and team leaders who are preparing for the ACP® certification exam. Project personnel and functional managers who work with projects or want to learn about Agile methodology will benefit from a better understanding of how their responsibilities fit into this agile project management methodology.

Prerequisites
Some experience of managing or directing projects or project tasks is preferred but not necessary. Experience with Agile methodologies will be helpful but is not expected from the training participants.

Course Format
The course uses a stimulating mix of instructions, workshops, quizzes, discussions and a practice-exam

Materials Provided
  • Course reference manual containing copy of course slides, support documents, quizzes and answers
  • Practice exam
  • Course Certificate

  • Introduction
  • - About PMI and its certifications
    - PMI-ACP exam details, etc.
    - Knowledge and Skills (Level 1, 2, 3)
    - Tools and techniques,
    - Domains (Value-Driven Delivery, Adaptive Planning, Stakeholder Engagement, Boosting Team Performance Practices, Problem Detection and Resolution, Continuous Improvement).

  • Introduction to Agile Project
  • - Traditional Project Management, Knowledge Worker Projects, Agile Manifesto and Principles.

  • Methodologies and Frameworks
  • - Scrum, Extreme Programming, Dynamic Systems Development Model (DSDM), Feature-Driven Development (FDD), Crystal, Lean Software Development (LSD), Agile Unified Process (AUP), and KANBAN.

  • Initiating Projects
  • - Business Case, Project Charter, Product Vision Box, Project Data Sheet, Elevator Statement, Project Tweets,
    - Identifying and Engaging Stakeholders, Writing Contracts for Agile Projects, Acquiring the Right Team, Recruiting Coaches, Project Kick-off.

  • Planning Projects
  • - Adaptive Planning, Progressive Elaboration, Product Roadmaps, Planning by Date and Planning by Features, Minimally Marketable Features (MMF), Product Backlogs,
    - Risk-Adjusted Product Backlogs, Writing and Prioritizing User Stories, Estimating User Stories, Release Planning, Iterations Planning, Agile Estimation Techniques, Planning Poker, Wideband Delphi, Affinity Estimation.

  • Iterating Projects
  • - Product Backlog Grooming, Agile Modeling, Engineering Practices (Test-Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Pair Programming, Refactoring), Information Radiators and Visual Controls, Tasks Boards, Cumulative Flow Diagrams, Burndown Charts, Risk Boards, KANBAN Boards, Cycle Time, Daily Stand-ups, Iteration Review, Iteration Retrospectives.

  • Controlling Projects
  • - Product Demonstration, Velocity, Variance and Trend Analysis, Escaped Defects, Agile Earned Value Management.

  • Closing Projects
  • - Project Retrospectives, Retrospective Structure, Process Tailoring, Team Assessment.

  • Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Practice examination
Practice Exam
A practice exam is part of the course. The practice exam aims to help participants in passing the

PMI-ACP certification exam
PMI-ACP exam is not included in this training course. Candidates interested in PMI-ACP examination must submit their application directly at PMI. After the initial approval, candidates can schedule examination at any Prometric testing center.

The certification exam has 120 multiple-choice questions, and you have three hours to complete it.

Eligibility for Examination
Eligibility for Examination 2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams( A current PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP), with 1,500 hours (8 months) working on project teams using agile methodologies and 21 hours of Agile education.

Applicants are expected to review the PMI official website for complete information on application criteria, fees, and details on how to apply.

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You will receive 350+ page comprehensive training manual.

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