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

Duration

  • 3 days (21 hours).

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