PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®

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PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®
3 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Project Management

Course Details

Get certified with this PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) boot camp. PMI-ACP certification recognizes your expertise in applying agile principles and techniques in your organization. Earning PMI-ACP® certification shows you have the skills to implement value-driven delivery while facilitating continuous improvement through improved communication and collaboration.

Objectives

  • Prepare for the PMI-ACP exam
  • Navigate the tools, techniques, knowledge, and skills addressed in the exam
  • Review relevant topics in the PMI suggested reference materials
  • Practice for the exam with sample questions and exercises

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

Target Audience

The Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) course is suitable for:

  • Project & Program Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Scrum Masters
  • Scrum Product Owners
  • Agile Coaches
  • Agile Trainers
  • Business and IT Managers
  • Senior Developers interested in and practicing the Scrum and Agile Methodologies