Training Course: PMI-ACP© Exam Prep

Showcase your Agile expertise and position yourself as a true expert in the field of Agile.

Why getting certified?

▸ Demonstrate to employers the level of professionalism in agile practices, tools and techniques
▸ Increase professional versatility in agile techniques
▸ Hold a certification that is more credible than existing entry-level, training or exam-only based offerings

What do you get?

▸ 3-day classroom training
▸ Full exam simulation
▸ Practice questions during the course
▸ Application support and exam logistics
▸ Post-course and pre-exam coaching

Official Requirements

We strongly encourage you to constantly review the official webpage of the certification at www.pmi.org/certifications/types/agile-acp

Agenda

◽ Introduction
▸ How to pass the exam
▸ Build your study plan
▸ Becoming Agile
◽ The agile value proposition - Agile myths and reality - Agile vs Waterfall
◽ Agile methodologies - Becoming value-driven
Values and principles
The Agile mindset
What makes it a methodology
How to use methodologies
Deep dive into Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP, FDD, DSDM, Crystal
◽ The framework
◽ Pillars and artefacts
◽ Roles and responsibilities
◽ Incremental and iterative
◽ Agile delivery teams
▸ How to add value
▸ The Development Team
▸ The Product Owner/Customer
▸ The Scrum Master/Coach
▸ The sponsor
▸ Managing the stakeholders
▸ Servant leadership
▸ Active listening
▸ Emotional Intelligence
▸ High performance teams
▸ Conflict management
◽ Project initiation
▸ Project charter and the vision
▸ Project metrics: ROI, NPV , IRR, etc.
▸ The vision statement
„Design the box“
▸ Using Personas
▸ Product backlog
▸ Value stream mapping
▸ Requirements decomposition
▸ Progressive elaboration
▸ User stories
▸ Agile Estimations
▸ Understanding velocity
▸ Building a product roadmap
◽ Release planning
▸ Mapping and decomposing stories
▸ Story mapping
▸ Breaking down large stories
▸ Prioritization techniques
▸ Risk management
▸ Using spikes
◽ Sprint Zero
▸ Setting up the project
▸ High level designs
▸ Process diagrams, user flows, UI prototypes, wireframes
◽ Sprint Planning
▸ The planning meeting
▸ Task management
▸ Storyboards and task boards
◽ Inside the iteration
▸ Face-to-face communications
▸ Daily Stand-Ups
▸ Information radiators
▸ Project reporting: burn ups/downs, tracking deliveries and velocity, defects
◽ Sprint Review
▸ Preparing for the review
▸ Running the review
▸ How to run a good review
◽ Sprint Retrospective
▸ Continuous improvement
▸ Retrospective techniques
▸ Self-assessments
▸ Best practices
◽ Test strategy
▸ Exam simulation
▸ Conclusions

Instructor

Our instructor is a former Director of Certification from PMI

Duration

3 days (21 hours)

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