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

Course 3605

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  • Language: English
  • 21 PMI PDUs
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  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
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    Jun 1 - 3 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    Online (AnyWare)
  • Aug 24 - 26 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or Online (AnyWare)
  • Oct 5 - 7 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    New York or Online (AnyWare)
  • Nov 21 - 23 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
    Washington, DC or Online (AnyWare)
  • Dec 21 - 23 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST
    Bellevue or Online (AnyWare)
  • Feb 22 - 24 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
    Herndon, VA or Online (AnyWare)
  • Apr 4 - 6 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    New York or Online (AnyWare)
  • May 24 - 26 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    Washington, DC or Online (AnyWare)

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Get certified with this PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) boot camp. PMI-ACP certification recognizes your expertise in applying agile principles and techniques in your organization. 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 personalized self-study plan and increase the effectiveness of your exam preparation.

  • Overnight reading required during class.
  • 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 in to the full training time required by PMI)
  • 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).

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

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Attend online, in person, or bring this course to your facility

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

PMI-ACP Course Outline

  • Recognizing 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 prioritizing 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 organization make informed decisions

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

Forming cross-functional teams

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

Empowering teams to self-organize

  • 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

Recognizing 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 behavior
  • 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
  • Optimizing your study time and focus

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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 which is why 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.

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