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PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Training

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Certhippo's PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner course is certified by Project Management Institute (PMI) and designed to give you in-depth knowledge and understanding in various Agile Tool & Techniques.

Why this course ?

Organizations that are highly agile, complete more of their projects successfully than their slower-moving counterparts - PMI

63% of hiring managers would encourage their project managers to pursue an agile certification - PMI

Average salary of Agile Certified Practitioner is $101k - Indeed.com


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Instructor-led Sessions

24 Hours of Online Live Instructor-Led Classes. Weekend Class : 8 sessions of 3 hours each.

PMI-ACP® Certified Trainer

Our experts have more than 15 years of experience in training "Project Management" professionals.

3 Mock Tests

Each mock test will have 110 questions. The pattern will be similar to the questions asked in the PMI-ACP® examination.

Lifetime Access

You get lifetime access to Learning Management System (LMS) where presentations, reference guide, mock tests & class recordings are there.

24 x 7 Expert Support

We have 24x7 online support team to resolve all your queries, through ticket based tracking system, for the lifetime.

Certification

At the end of this course you will be awarded a 21 Contact Hours certificate that is mandatory to apply for PMI-ACP® examination.

Forum

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Agile Certified Practitioner certificate by Project Management Institute (PMI-ACP)® is one of the most sought-after credentials globally in IT industry in the area of Project Management. The PMI-ACP certification recognizes an individual’s expertise in using agile practices in their projects, while demonstrating their increased professional versatility through agile tools and techniques. To earn the Agile certification, professionals need to clear PMI-ACP exam conducted by PMI®.

Certhippo is a globally recognized brand of Brain4ce Education Solutions, Registered Education Provider of PMI (R.E.P. #4021).

Certhippo’s instructor-led, online Agile Practitioner program is designed to help aspiring professionals earn Agile Certification (PMI-ACP)® and empower the current & future project managers to demonstrate their level of professionalism in agile principles, practices, tools and techniques. This course is taught by trainers who have years of experience in training and who have been practicing Agile Project Management with some of the top IT organizations. 

On completion of the PMI-ACP® course learner will be able to: 

  • Help participants clear the PMI-ACP® exam in the first attempt while completing the required 21 contact hour's training
  • Understand Agile principles and practices that will enhance team productivity and improve customer satisfaction
  • Gain insights on how to establish transparency in communication within the team and with customers
  • Experience the freedom on embracing change and explain ways to manage the project's scope, schedule and budget to help timely delivery of products
  • Build trust with their teams and customers through consistent cadence of "common sense" best practices
  • Acquire valuable insights on how the teams can "empower and inspire"
  • Familiarize oneself with latest industry knowledge on how to manage dynamic projects in the most competitive environments
  • Evaluate one's exam preparedness and create a personalized plan for self-study.
  • Instil confidence to manage projects of various sizes

This Agile Certified Practitioner training course is designed for anyone who is considering the use of an Agile Project Management methodology for software development. In general, practitioners who are seeking to: Understand Agile principles, Agile practices, Agile tools and techniques, including: Project Managers, Program Managers, Analysts, Developers, Testers, IT Managers/Directors, Software Engineers, Software Architects, Software Managers, Testing Managers, Team Leaders and Customers.

1. General project management experience of 2000 hours on project teams earned within the last 5 years (Active PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement).

2. 1500 hours of working with Agile project teams and Agile methodologies within the last 3 years. 

3. 21 contact hours of education on Agile practices. 

Learning Objectives  - Participants will learn about how to prepare and take the PMI-ACP ® exam, the eligibility criteria for the exam, exam fees, reference materials, books and other resources that are required to pass the exam.  .  

Topics  -  Introduction, Agenda, What is ACP ®  and PMI ®, Pre-requisite for ACP ® Exam, About the ACP ®  Exam, ACP ®  Exam Syllabus.

Learning Objectives - Participants will learn about the Agile Manifesto and Agile Principles, they will learn how to apply Agile tools and techniques in projects.  

Topics - What is Agility, Agile Manifesto, Agile Principles.

Learning Objectives - Participants will learn how to apply Agile planning techniques to plan Agile projects, they will also learn on how to monitor and control projects that are in-progress using Agile monitoring and control techniques. They will understand how to adapt to the changes in the environment. 


Topics -Retrospectives, Task/Kaban boards, Timeboxing, Iteration and Release Planning, WIP Limits, Burn Down/up Charts, Cumulative Flow Diagrams, Process Tailoring, Variance and trend analysis, Daily stand ups, Backlog grooming/refinement, Product-feedback loop.

Learning Objectives -  Participants will learn to estimate using Agile estimation techniques such as Planning Poker, Ideal Days and T-shirt Sizing Methods.  

Topics -   Relative Sizing/Story Points, Wide Band Delphi/Planning Poker, Affinity Estimating, Ideal Time.


Learning Objectives -  Participants learn how to conduct project analysis using tools such as Product Roadmaps, User Story Mapping and also learn about Agile design techniques such as Agile Modelling, Chartering and Personas.  

Topics -  Product Roadmap, User Stories/Backlog, Story Maps, Progressive Elaboration, Wireframes, Chartering, Personas, Agile Modelling.

Learning Objectives -  Participants learn how to communicate and collaborate within teams and with customers and other stakeholders.  

Topics -  Information Radiator, Team Space, Agile Tooling, Osmotic Communications for Collocated and/or Distributed Teams, Daily Stand-ups, Two-way communications, Active listening, Brainstorming, Feedback methods.

Learning Objectives - Participants are exposed to techniques such as TDD, CI and other Agile engineering practices that help in improving the quality of the deliverables.  

Topics -  Frequent Verification and Validation, Test-driven Development/Test First Development, Acceptance Test-driven Development, Definition of Done, Continuous Integration, Exploratory testing and usability.

Learning Objectives -  Participants will learn the soft skills such as Negotiation Techniques, Conflict Resolution Process and about Servant Leadership.  

Topics -  Emotional Intelligence, Collaboration, Adaptive Leadership, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, Servant Leadership.

Learning Objectives -  Participants learn how to prioritize work using techniques such as ROI, NPV, IRR and also learn about relative prioritization methods.  

Topics -  Return on Investment (ROI)/ Net Present Value (NPV)/ Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Compliance, Customer-valued Prioritization, Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF), Relative Prioritization/Ranking, Requirements reviews, Minimal viable product (MVP), MOSCOW, Kano analysis.

Learning Objectives -  Participants learn, How to Identify, Document, Mitigate and Control Risks in the Agile Environment. They learn about Risk Backlogs, Risk Burn-down Charts and about Risk-based Spikes. 


Topics - Risk-adjusted Backlog, Risk Burn Down Graphs, Risk-based Spike, Architectural spike.

Learning Objectives -  Here participants will get a comprehensive introduction to what metrics to use for agile projects, particularly how to use EVM metrics for projects.  


Topics -  Velocity, Cycle Time, Earned Value Management (EVM) for Agile Projects, Escaped Defects, Throughput/productivity, Lead time, Defect rate, Approved iterations, Work in progress.

Learning Objectives -  Participants learn about how to optimize the value stream by identifying value added, non-value added processes and activities and how to eliminate non-value added activities from the system. This is learnt through the creation of a value-stream map.  

Topics -  Value Stream Mapping.

Learning Objectives - Participants will take real life case studies, project simulations and Agile games.  

Topics - Communication Skills, Brainstorming Techniques, Problem Solving, Coaching and Mentoring, Stakeholder Management, Building Empowered Teams, Process Analysis Techniques, Agile Participatory Decision Models, Agile Contracting Methods, Principles of Lean Thinking, Vendor Management, Agile Failure Modes, Developmental mastery models, Agile discovery, Value based analysis and decomposition, Continuous improvement, Agile hybrid models, Managing with agile KPIs, Agile project chartering.

PMI-ACP® was launched by Project Management Institute (PMI® ) to help organizations and individuals to implement projects using Agile Tools and techniques. This course will help participants to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding in the various Agile methodologies such as SCRUM, XP, FDD, DSDM and Crystal. The course also provides practical, real life scenario based case studies and examples that will help participants to gain confidence to take the ACP® exam.

PMI® is a project management institute based in USA. PMI® started their journey with PMP® certification. This institute certifies one as a Project Management Professional if he/she qualifies the exam conducted by it. PMI® has Chapters all across the globe. These Chapters provide extensive help in preparing for the exam.

The ACP exam fees for a PMI® Member is $435 (US) and for a Non-member is $495 (US). You need to apply directly to PMI® to book your schedule at any of the Prometric test centers.

  • At the end of this course you will be awarded a 21 Contact Hours certificate that is mandatory to apply for PMI-ACP® examination.