PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®
With PMI-ACP Certification validate your expertise in agile practices and demonstrating increased professional versatility through agile tools and techniques.
Module 1: Agile Principles and MindsetAdvocate for agile principles by modeling those principles and discussing agile values in order to develop a shared mindset across the team as well as between the customer and the team.Help ensure that everyone has a common understanding of the values and principles of agile and a common knowledge around the agile practices and terminology being used in order to work effectively.Support change at the system or organization level by educating the organization and influencing processes, behaviors, and people in order to make the organization more effective and efficient.Practice visualization by maintaining highly visible information radiators showing real progress and real team performance in order to enhance transparency and trust.Contribute to a safe and trustful team environment by allowing everyone to experiment and make mistakes so that each can learn and continuously improve the way he or she works.Enhance creativity by experimenting with new techniques and process ideas in order to discover more efficient and effective ways of working.Encourage team members to share knowledge by collaborating and working together in order to lower risks around knowledge silos and reduce bottlenecks.Encourage emergent leadership within the team by establishing a safe and respectful environment in which new approaches can be tried in order to make improvements and foster self-organization and empowerment.Practice servant leadership by supporting and encouraging others in their endeavors so that they can perform at their highest level and continue to improve.
Module 2: Value-Driven Delivery
Module 3: Stakeholder Engagement
Module 4: Team Performance
Module 5: Adaptive Planning
Module 6: Problem Detection and ResolutionCreate an open and safe environment by encouraging conversation and experimentation, in order to surface problems and impediments that are slowing the team down or preventing its ability to deliver value.Identify threats and issues by educating and engaging the team at various points in the project in order to resolve them at the appropriate time and improve processes that caused issues.Ensure issues are resolved by appropriate team members and/or reset expectations in light of issues that cannot be resolved in order to maximize the value delivered.Maintain a visible, monitored, and prioritized list of threats and issues in order to elevate accountability, encourage action, and track ownership and resolution status.Communicate status of threats and issues by maintaining threat list and incorporating activities into backlog of work in order to provide transparency.
Module 7: Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)Tailor and adapt the project process by periodically reviewing and integrating team practices, organizational culture, and delivery goals in order to ensure team effectiveness within established organizational guidelines and norms.Improve team processes by conducting frequent retrospectives and improvement experiments in order to continually enhance the effectiveness of the team, project, and organization.Seek feedback on the product by incremental delivery and frequent demonstrations in order to improve the value of the product.Create an environment of continued learning by providing opportunities for people to develop their skills in order to develop a more productive team of generalizing specialists.Challenge existing process elements by performing a value stream analysis and removing waste in order to increase individual efficiency and team effectiveness.Create systemic improvements by disseminating knowledge and practices across projects and organizational boundaries in order to avoid re-occurrence of identified problems and improve the effectiveness of the organization as a whole.
About The Course
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques. Show your peers, employers, and stakeholders that your agile knowledge runs deep.
Created by agility for agilists, the PMI-ACP is our fastest-growing certification, and it’s no wonder.
If you work on agile teams or if your organization is adopting agile practices, the PMI-ACP is a good choice for you. The PMI-ACP is evidence of your real-world, hands-on experience and skill as part of an agile team.
Participants who take part in the PMI-ACP certification training will learn about:
- Agile principles, different methodologies, tools, and techniques
- A holistic understanding of the Scrum framework, artifacts, roles, and responsibilities
- Key Agile project management concepts such as product backlog, sprint review, sprint planning, retrospective
- Agile project phases, managing stakeholders, and understanding the Agile project lifecycle
- Creating high-performance teams to deliver actual business results
- Agile approaches in Scrum, Kanban, TDD, Lean, and Extreme Programming (XP)
- Iterative development for projects and programs in an organization
- Pitfalls to avoid while implementing Agile best practices in an organization
- Applying proper Key performance indicators for continual improvement across projects
21 contact hours of training in agile practices
12 months of general project experience within the last 5 years. A current PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP.
8 months of agile project experience within the last 3 years.
- 24 Hours Training Course
- 7 Module
- IT Managers
- Project Managers
- Scrum Masters
- Scrum Team Members
- Product Owners
- Software Developers
- Testing Professionals
- Project Consultants
- Anybody who is part of or leading the agile transformation in enterprises
- Anybody who wishes to gain a proper understanding of Agile project management
- Anybody who wishes to clear their PMI-ACP certification exam