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


  • 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) in classroom
Also available as online or virtual delivery

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