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PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep

COURSE TYPE

Practitioner

Course Number

3605

Duration

3 Days

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About This Course: You will be trained to become an Agile certified practitioner and be able to align your Agile development experience with PMI's seven domains of practice and create a personalized plan for self-study to focus your efforts from after the course to your exam date. You also receive the Learning Tree PMI-ACP® Exam Prep Guarantee.

You Will Learn How To

  • Prepare to pass the PMI-ACP exam while completing the required 21 contact hours/PDUs
  • Navigate the tools, techniques, knowledge and skills exam areas
  • Align your Agile experience with the PMI® seven domains of practice
  • Review relevant topics in the PMI suggested reference materials
  • Create a plan for self-study between the course and your exam date

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the PMI-ACP Exam
  • Recognizing key Agile developments and definitions
  • Applying the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Mapping tools, techniques, knowledge and skills to PMI's six domains of Agile development
  • Implementing Value-Driven Delivery

Focusing on business value

  • Defining and prioritizing features in terms of user and stakeholder value
  • Leveraging rapid feedback cycles

Ensuring progressive elaboration of requirements

  • Identifying Minimally Marketable Features for release planning
  • Sharpening the requirements definition by agreeing on the Definition of Done
  • Maintaining Stakeholder Engagement

Engaging empowered business stakeholders

  • Identifying stakeholders and their concerns
  • Promoting effective collaboration and participation

Communicating progress to help the organization make informed decisions

  • Enabling knowledge sharing
  • Building trust and managing expectations through shared success criteria
  • Boosting Team Performance Practices

Forming cross-functional teams

  • Establishing collaborative behaviors through group decision-making
  • Influencing teams to design their own internal work processes

Empowering teams to self-organize

  • Encouraging teams to estimate and track project progress
  • Creating safe environments for experimentation

Developing high performance teams

  • Raising productivity by eliminating waste
  • Coaching styles that foster skill enhancement
  • Implementing Adaptive Planning

Planning at multiple levels

  • Applying rolling wave planning
  • Leveraging progressive elaboration

Employing empirical planning

  • Balancing priorities and team capabilities
  • Coaching the team to adjust cadences based on situational awareness

Applying Agile Earned Value Measurement (EVM)

  • Refining estimate ranges to reflect uncertainty
  • Capturing measures of accepted work delivered in a specified time frame
  • Controlling costs through quantitative measures
  • Problem Detection and Resolution

Recognizing and mitigating risks

  • Time Boxing to focus on immediate issues
  • Engaging the team proactively to identify risks and create mitigation strategies
  • Ensuring impediments are resolved and stakeholder expectations are adjusted

Communicating risks and impediments

  • Maintaining visibility with burndown charts, value stream mapping and Kanban boards
  • Managing features and technical issues with Backlog
  • Facilitating Continuous Improvement

Tailoring the process

  • Conducting retrospectives to improve the team's behavior
  • Experimenting with new techniques and process ideas

Evaluating work efficiency

  • Removing nonvalue-adding processes
  • Reducing Work In Progress (WIP)
  • Preparing to Pass the Exam
  • Defining your exam preparation strategy
  • Gaining insight into the exam format and process
  • Applying proven tips for exam success
  • Optimizing your study time and focus
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Course Schedule

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Tuition due 30 days after your course.

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Tuition

Standard

$2650

Government

$2355

Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Training Hours

Day 1 Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
60-minute lunch

Days 2 - 3 Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
45-minute lunch

Extended hours course to warrant 21 PMI PDUs
Overnight reading required

Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

This course qualifies for 17 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

Earn 21 PDUs


PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP,
and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

This course is approved by PMI® for 21 professional development units (PDUs). For more on the Project Management Institute and a full list of courses approved for PDUs.

Technical : 19 PDUs
Leadership : 1 PDUs
Business & Strategic : 1 PDUs

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