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PMI-ACP® (Agile Certified Practitioner)

Table of Contents:

  • Program Overview
  • Program Features
  • Training Standards
  • Prerequisites
  • Target Audience
  • Key Learning Outcomes
  • About certification
  • Syllabus
  • Course End Projects
  • Customer Reviews
  • About Us
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Program Overview

The PMI-ACP® (Agile Certified Practitioner) training will make you knowledgeable and competent to lead any agile project or team, utilizing a broad range of applications of agile methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming, Chrystal and test-driven development. This course covers agile methodologies, tools, and techniques, and the concepts and practices covered in the recent edition of the PMI’s Agile Practice Guide. The training is enriched with real-life scenarios throughout.

Program Features:

  • 48 hours of applied learning
  • 23 hours of instructor-led training
  • 23 hours of high quality content
  • 2 industry case study and dozens of real life examples
  • 49 end-of-chapter quizzes
  • 5 simulation exams
  • 16 PDUs (self-paced learning) and 23 PDUs (instructor-led training)

 

Delivery Mode:

Online Blended – Online self-paced learning and live virtual classroom

Target Audience Profile:

As Agile methodologies become more widely adopted across industries, the need for certified and qualified project managers will grow. This course will appeal to a wider range of professional audiences, more specifically to:

  • Project professionals and agile Practitioners
  • Agile team members whose organization has adopted, or is transitioning to agile practices
  • Managers and executives who wish to broaden their practices and versatility as project leads
  • Business managers looking to apply a value-driven, customer-centric and people-driven approach to basic business needs
  • Software developers
  • Any professional aspiring to build a rewarding career trajectory in project management

 

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the foundations of agile, including its value, principles and core concepts
  • Develop a working knowledge of the agile principles of Scrum, Kanban, XP and TDD
  • Develop mastery on a range of agile practices with the ability to deliver value early to stakeholders
  • Master the practices of agile team development, problem detection and resolution, principles of continuous improvement, and development models for any scale of projects and the enterprise
  • You will gain skills and knowledge required to certify as an Agile Certified Practitioner

Eligibility

To be eligible for the PMI-ACP® certification, candidates must meet the following educational and professional experience requirements

Educational Background

Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent)

General Project Experience

2,000 hours (12 months) working on project teams must have been earned in the last 5 years. PMP® or PgMP® credential holders already meet this criteria and do not need to earn additional hours.

Agile Project Experience

1,500 hours (8 months) working on project teams using agile methodologies. This experience must have been earned in the last 3 years. These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in general project experience.

Training in Agile Practices

21 contact hours must have been earned in agile training