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PMI - Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

Duration: 4 Days
Course Price: $1,995

The PMI-ACP recognizes knowledge of agile principles, practices and tools and techniques across agile methodologies. This 4 day course prepares you to earn this certification, which will tangibly demonstrate your knowledge of this approach to project Management.

Please visit the PMI-ACP page for more information regarding eligibility requirements or to register for an exam.

The PMI-ACP recognizes knowledge of agile principles, practices and tools and techniques across agile methodologies. This 4 day course prepares you to earn this certification, which will tangibly demonstrate your knowledge of this approach to project Management.

Please visit the PMI-ACP page for more information regarding eligibility requirements or to register for an exam.

PMI-ACP Requirements

To apply for the PMI-ACP, you need to meet the following requirements:

PMI Agile Certification Eligibility Requirements

Requirement

Description

General Project Experience

  • 2,000 hours working on project teams
  • These hours must be earned within the last 5 years
  • Active PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement

Agile Project Experience

  • 1500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies
  • These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in “general project experience”
  • These hours must be earned within the last 3 years

Training in Agile Practices

  • 21 contact hours
  • Hours must be earned in agile practices

Examination

  • Tests knowledge of agile fundamentals

For complete details regarding the PMI-ACP eligibility requirements, please view the PMI-ACP Handbook.

INTRODUCTION TO AGILE

  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Value Proposition
  • Overview of Agile Framework and Tools

INITIATING PROJECTS

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Business Cases / Contracts
  • Kick off meeting
  • Incremental Delivery Cycles
  • Agile Leadership
  • Clarifying Risk Considerations
  • Participatory Decision Models
  • Collocated & Distributed Teams
  • Continuous Improvement Investments

PLANNING PROJECTS

  • Product Roadmaps
  • Minimal Marketable Features (MMF)
  • Prioritizing Stories
  • Release / Iterations Plans
  • Story Maps
  • Iteration Backlog
  • Definition of Done
  • Team performance
  • Coaching / Facilitation
  • Collaboration / Negotiation
  • Motivation / Empowerment
  • Risk Management
  • Risk-Adjusted Backlog
  • Communication Protocols
  • Information Radiators
  • Agile tooling
  • Team Space
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Cross-Functional Team Formation
  • Metrics Identification

ESTIMATING PROJECTS

  • Affinity Estimates
  • Estimation / Sizing / Risks
  • Wideband Delphi
  • Planning Poker

ITERATING PROJECTS

  • Product Grooming Backlog
  • Cycle Time
  • Work-in-Process
  • Cumulative Flow Diagrams
  • Visual controls
  • Test-Driven Practices
  • Wireframes
  • Agile Modeling
  • Problem Solving
  • Risk-based Spikes
  • Risk Burn-down Charts
  • Verification / Validation
  • Osmotic Communication
  • Stand-up Meetings
  • Iteration Review
  • Team retrospective Meetings
  • Metrics

CONTROLING PROJECTS

  • External Stakeholder Engagement
  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Adaptive planning
  • Team Performance
  • Risk Management
  • Communications

CONTRACTING & ACCOUNTING CONTROL

  • Accounting Control
  • Contract Control
  • Agile Earned Value Techniques

CLOSING PROJECTS

  • External Stakeholder Engagement
  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Communications
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Release and Project Retrospectives

PROFESIONAL & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • PMI Code of Ethics
  • Applying Agile Professional Ethics
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