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The Importance of PMI-ACP Certification

In today’s fast-paced work environment, there is a greater need for experienced project managers across the globe. If you are working on a project and you are experienced in using agile approaches, and have good collaboration skills, accept complexity and thrive in a stressful environment, then your talents are in great demand. The PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® is a globally-recognized certification that helps you to demonstrate knowledge of agile principles and your understanding of agile techniques. The PMI-ACP certification helps you to stand out from the crowd and shine in front of your employers and peers.

With PMI-ACP credential, knowledge gained by project managers spans many approaches in agile such as Kanban, Scrum, extreme programming (XP), Lean and test-driven development (TDD). Hence, increasing your adaptability with regards to how you approach your projects.

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Key Features of PMI-ACP Exam Prep Training

The PMI-ACP Certification Advantage

Certifies your talent:

The PMI-ACP credential is proof that as a project manager you have the experience and skills to apply agile tools and techniques to make the project successful

Improves your earning prospects:

Professionals with PMI-ACP credential usually see better salary hikes than their non-certified counterparts

Opens doors

A PMI-ACP certification gets you access to world renowned organizations of your choice

Widely applicable:

Since PMI-ACP certification is widely-recognized across the globe, its applicability is universal across industries, market segments and geographies

Continuous learning:

In order to maintain your PMI-ACP credential valid, you will have to keep yourself updated at regular intervals with best practices in the domain of agile project management

Did You Know?

  • According to PMI’s “2015 Pulse of the Profession” report, it says that 75% enterprises that are highly agile are more responsive to the dynamics of the competitive market and complete their projects successfully than those with low agility at 56%.
  • As per research conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, it says that agile enterprises grow revenue 37% faster and also generate 30% higher profits than non-agile enterprises.

What You Get in Class

  • Project Victor’s Designed PMI-ACP Exam Course Material
  • Rita Mulcahy’s PMI-ACP® Exam Prep Guide, 2nd Edition
  • Project Victor Course completion certification
  • 5-Days at a reputable hotel that includes 2 coffee breaks and International Buffet lunch
  • PMI® Contact Hours: Each Contact Hour is 1 PDU (Total of 21 Contact Hours/PDUs for full course)
  • Sample PMI-ACP Questions and Answers on each module.
  • All the training and content required to pass the Project Management Professional (PMI-ACP®) exam
  • Project Victor Project Management Training
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Instructor

  • Highly experienced speaker and trainer
  • Certified Project Management Professional PMP, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), SAFe Agilist (SA), and ITIL Foundation certified.
  • Chapter Engagement Representative for PMI Agile Community of Practice
  • Managed large Projects and Programs in Thailand and South East Asia
  • Conducted seminars/workshops and PMI-ACP certification preparation courses for many organizations including but not limited to: Autodesk, Uniken, FinIQ, Syntel, Calsoft, Accept Software, Faichi Solutions, and others.
  • Passionate about the Agile Methodology and its application.

Delivery Method

Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Course Duration

2.5 Days (equivalent to 21 Contact Hours or Professional Development Units – PDUs)

Course Objectives

Participants will be able to

  • Recognize key Agile definitions and developments and advantages of using the Agile Methodology
  • Apply the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Map tools, techniques, knowledge and skills to PMI’s six domains of Agile Development (Agile Planning, Monitoring, Communications, Estimation, Design, Metrics)
  • Map the Agile project management approach with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK v5).

Target Audience

  • Project Managers
  • Project Leaders
  • Project Team Members
  • Managers (Directors, General Managers)
  • Professionals interested in applying for the PMI-ACP Exam

Eligibility

According to the PMI®, the main pre-requisites for taking the PMI-ACP® exam are:

  • Bachelor’s university degree (or the global equivalent)
  • General Project Experience: At least 2000 hours working on project teams (earned within the last 5 years). An active PMP or PgMP will satisfy this requirement
  • Agile Project Experience: At least 1500 hours working on Agile Project Teams or teams that are using Agile Methodologies (earned within the last 3 years).
  • Training in Agile Practices: 21 contact hours of training on using the Agile Methodology.

Course Content

This course focuses on PMI-ACP training — and will prepare you to take the PMI-ACP® exam and become an Agile Certified Practitioner, a certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. The PMI-ACP exam measures professionalism in Agile Project Management, increases versatility in PM methods, validates ability to lead Agile teams and finally provides a framework for Agile training.

Day One

  • ACP Certification Overview
  • Evolution and Benefits of the Agile Methodology
  • Introduction and Background of Agile Methodologies
  • Comparison of Different Agile Methodologies
  • SCRUM Project Management Methodology
  • Concept of Product Owner
  • Concept of Scrum Master
  • Concept of Product Backlog
  • Concept of Iterations/Sprints
  • Team Composition
  • Commitment in Scrum
  • Definition of Done
  • Ceremonies in Scrum
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Demo
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Daily Standup Meeting

Day Two

  • Agile Planning and Monitoring
  • Agile Estimation
  • Agile Communication
  • Agile Analysis And Design
  • Agile Quality
  • Metrics
  • Value Bases Prioritization
  • Value Stream Analysis
  • Risk Management

Day Three

  • The Role and Characteristics of the Scrum Master.
  • The Role of Project Manager in Agile.
  • Challenges in Agile Implementation.
  • Best Practices for Successful Agile Implementation In The Enterprise.
  • Advance Scrum Concepts:
  • How Handle Emergency Response
  • How Conduct Effective Retrospectives
  • Scrum Release Cycle
  • Multi-Sprint Release
  • Using Scrum for Multi-Location Development
  • Distributed Scrum Practices
  • Human Dynamics
  • Customer & Management Practices
  • Soft Skills
  • Knowledge & Skills
  • ACP Exam Mock Questions

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