PMI – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

This Course Includes:

Prepare for the PMI ACP certification exam with the PMI – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) course and lab. Lab simulates real-world, hardware, software and command-line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course or training. The PMI ACP training course and lab cover the PMI ACP exam objectives and teach you about adaptive planning, team performance, value-driven delivery, stakeholder engagement, agile principles and mindset; problem detection and resolution.

What will you get:

The PMI ACP certification is a globally recognised credential valuable in almost every industry these days. The PMI ACP certification exam is designed for professionals working in the field of project management and dealing with all the aspects of project delivery with limited constraints of project budget and other criteria. The PMI ACP exam validates your expertise in all the aspects of project management and helps you become a better Project Manager.

Lessons 1: Introduction

  • Steps to Getting Certified and Staying Certified
  • Before You Begin Studying for the PMI-ACP® Certification Exam
  • Why Become PMI-ACP® Certified?
  • How to Become a PMI-ACP Certified Professional
  • Tips for Taking the PMI-ACP Exam
  • How to Use This Course and the Interactive Online Learning Environment and Test Bank
  • PMI-ACP® Exam Objectives
  • PMI-ACP® Certification Exam Objective Map

Lessons 2: Agile Foundations

  • History and the Agile Manifesto

Lessons 3: Scrum and eXtreme Programming (XP)

  • What Is Scrum?
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • The Daily Scrum
  • The Sprint Review
  • The Sprint Retrospective
  • eXtreme Programming (XP) Overview
  • Core Practices of XP

Lessons 4: Key Aspects of Additional Agile Methodologies

  • Dynamic Systems Development Method
  • Kanban
  • What Is Lean Product/Software Development?
  • Feature-Driven Development
  • Crystal Methods
  • Adaptive Software Development (ASD)
  • Creating a Successful Mindset

Lessons 5: Agile Initiation and Stakeholder Engagement

  • Charters and Agile Projects
  • Determining Return on Investment
  • Techniques of Pre-Project Engagement
  • The Definition of Done
  • Agile Knowledge Sharing and Communication

Lessons 6: The Human Side of Agile Project Management

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Adaptive Leadership

Lessons 7: Agile Estimation and Planning

  • Iteration Zero
  • Analysing Based on Business Value
  • Timeboxing
  • Themes, Epics and User Stories
  • Backlog Refinement
  • Story Mapping
  • Relative Sizing
  • Planning Poker
  • Planning Poker Best Practices
  • Initial Velocity
  • Iteration/Sprint Calculations
  • Story Point Estimates and Spikes

Lessons 8: Effective Team Performance on Agile Projects

  • Tuckman’s Ladder
  • Shu Ha Ri and Skill Mastery
  • Dreyfus Model: Five Stages of Skill Acquisition
  • Collaborative Working Environments
  • Distributed Teams
  • Osmotic Communication
  • Team and Individual Coaching
  • Velocity Tracking
  • Burn Down and Burn Up Charts

Lessons 9: Agile Execution and Tracking of Iterations

  • Return on Investment and Benefit Measurement Methods
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • The Triple Constraints
  • The Gulf of Misunderstanding
  • Dot Voting or Multi-Voting
  • MoSCoW
  • Monopoly Money
  • 100 Points
  • Kano Analysis
  • Customised Procurement

Lessons 10: Detecting Problems and Working Through Changes

  • The Cost of Changes
  • Determining Defects
  • Risk Management

Lessons 11: Tailoring, Quality Management and Improving Project Processes

  • Tailoring
  • Tailoring and the PMBOK® Guide
  • Lead Time and Cycle Time
  • Process Improvement
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Continuous Product Improvement

Appendix A: Next Steps

  • What Is the PMI-ACP Certification?
  • Tools and Techniques Overview
  • Task Overview
  • Tools and Techniques Overview
  • Knowledge and Skills
  • Concluding Thoughts

Appendix B

  • Video Tutorial

Appendix C

  • Topics covered in PMI-ACP according to the Agile Practice Guide
  • Topics covered in PMI-ACP according to the PMBOK Guide

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PMI - Agile (PMI-ACP)


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