PMI-ACP® Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Prep Boot Camp

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PMI-ACP® Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Prep Boot Camp
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Introduction

The accelerated a pace of innovation in the current IT market is driving the demand for greater cost efficiency. Unfortunately, this can be a difficult goal to achieve with traditional software development methods. A shift has been made towards Agile methodologies that allow for continuous evolution. No matter the industry, there is a need to apply these new agile methods to significantly reduce the costs associated with poor customer requirements and expectations management.

The PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) certification responds to this need, in order to understand the techniques, tools and knowledge that are used in agile environments for each of the areas of competence. From the development teams to senior officers, the certification also promotes the practices of the most used methodologies such as SCRUM, Kanban, DSDM or XP.

Objectives

At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify the knowledge areas of agile:
    • Agile Principles and Mindsets
    • Value-Driven Delivery
    • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Team Performance
    • Adaptive Planning
    • Problem Detection and Resolution
    • Continuous Improvement
  • Understand the techniques, tools, and practices applicable in agile environments for each of the areas of competence
  • Understand the practices and tools of the most used methodologies: SCRUM, DSDM, XP, etc.
  • Be prepared to sit for the PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner® certification exam

Student Profile

Project directors, product owners, agile masters, analysts and team members who use or plan to use agile development methods. In particular, this course is aimed at professionals who wish to obtain the PMI-ACP® certification.

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students have participated in software projects for a minimum of 3 years. It is not necessary to have previous experience in project management, but students wishing to sit for the exam must also possess minimum experience requirements to be eligible to sit for the exam.

Course Materials

Each student will receive a copy of the course documentation prepared by Netmind, Mike Griffiths PMI-ACP® Exam Prep book, and access to Whizlabs Exam Simulator.

Methodology

Engaging and interactive face-to-face course. Our instructors teach all course materials using the demonstrative method; the participants learn new concepts through exercises and real application practices.

Certification

This course prepares students to obtain the PMI-ACP® certification. Students will also earn 21 credit hours for their attendance.

Exam Details

Accreditation

A certificate of attendance will be issued to students who attend the course for at least 75% of the duration.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    1. What is PMI®?
    2. PMI-ACP® Certification
    3. Agile methods
    4. The Agile Manifesto
    5. The Declaration of Independence
    6. Process Adaptation
  2. The Cycle of Agile Life
    1. Reference framework for the agile life cycle
    2. Portfolio Management
    3. Project Management
    4. Iteration Management
    5. Technical practices
  3. Value Oriented Delivery
    1. Value Evaluation
    2. Value Planning
    3. Delivery of Value
    4. Confirmation of Value
    5. Value Monitoring
  4. Stakeholder Commitment
    1. Alignment of Stakeholders
    2. Communication with Stakeholders
    3. Communication skills
    4. Effective leadership
  5. High Performance Project Team
    1. Equipment performance
    2. Project team management practices
  6. Adaptive Planning
    1. Planning concepts
    2. Estimate
    3. Agile Plans
  7. Problem Detection and Resolution
    1. Problem Identification
    2. Problem resolution
  8. Continuous Improvement
    1. Continuous Improvement Practices

PMI-ACP and PMI are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Public Classes

Currently, we don't have any public sessions of this course scheduled. Please let us know if you are interested in adding a session.

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Course Details

Reference

JJM 188

Duration

3 days

Delivery Mode

Face-to-Face
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