PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® eLearning


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Course Description:

To stay relevant in the competitive, professional world, it’s increasingly important that professionals can demonstrate true leadership ability on today’s software projects. The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification clearly illustrates to colleagues, organizations or even potential employers that students are ready and able to lead in this new age of product development, management and delivery.

PMI® and PMI-ACP® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

The PMI-ACP® spans many approaches to agile such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD). So it will increase students’ versatility, wherever your projects may take you.

This course provides students with 21 contact hours in agile practices to help attain the Project Management Institute (PMI)® credential.






Course Outline

Intro to the PMI-ACP exam

Terminology and exam content outline review
Knowledge and skills area overview
The Agile Manifesto
Empirical Process Control
Domain I: Agile Principles and Mindset

Overview of Agile Methodologies
Extreme Programming
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Lean Product/Software Development
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Crystal Methods
Adaptive Software Development (ASD)
Developing a Successful Mindset
Domain II: Value Driven Delivery

ROI and Benefit Measurement Methods
Earned Value
Key Performance Indicators
The Gulf of Misunderstanding
Dot Voting or Multi-Voting
Monopoly Money
Kano Analysis
Customized Procurement
Domain III: Stakeholder Engagement

Charters and Agile Projects
Techniques of Pre-Project Engagement
The Definition of Done
Agile Knowledge Sharing and Communication
Interpersonal skills
Conflict Resolution
Adaptive Leadership
Domain IV: Team Performance

Tuckman’s Ladder
Shu-Ha-Ri and Skill Mastery
Dreyfus Model:5 stages of skill acquisition
Collaborative Working Environments
Osmotic Communication
Team and Individual Coaching
Velocity tracking
Burn Down and Burn Up Charts
Domain V: Adaptive Planning

Iteration Zero
Analyzing Based on Business Value
Epics, Features and User Stories
Story Mapping
Relative Sizing
Planning Poker
Sprint Calculations
Iterations and Spikes
Initial Velocity Planning
Domain VI: Problem Detection and Resolution

The Cost of Changes
Lead, Cycle Time and WIP
Determining Defects
Common and Special Causes
Risk Adjusted backlog
Risk Burndown Charts
Domain VII: Continuous Improvement

Process Tailoring
Cycle Time and Value Streams
Value Stream Mapping
Total Cycle Time and Process Efficiency
Continuous Product Improvement
Intraspectives and Retrospectives

Skills Learned

Use an Agile approach to effectively manage a project’s schedule, scope, budget, quality, and team
Tangible, effective methods of team-based planning
Creating transparent communication among and with customers
Prioritizing methods that will help the team build trust with customers
Connecting all five levels of planning to create cadence for the team
Establishing a road map for what you want to apply to your team and how success with Agile can be achieved

Who Should Attend This Course

Project managers
Program managers
IT Managers/directors
Software engineers, architects, and managers
Team Leaders


Some project management experience is recommended. For more information on PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam requirements go to http://www.pmi.org/ and click on “Certifications”.


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