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PMI-ACP Certification Online Training

Key Features


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    40+ hours of classroom style videos using interactive whiteboard session

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    21 PDUs / Contact Hours

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    8 SEUs (Scrum Education Units) of Category B for your CSP Goal

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    120 days access to online learning platform (Includes 40+ hours of Video Content, Lessons, Quizzes and Simulation Exams).

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    1 free Mock Test

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    PMI® approved courseware

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    Post training support via communities, mails, video chats, phone, and webinars.

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    Support in Filling PMI-ACP® Application Form.

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    One year membership of Scrum Alliance.

Our Training Program


  • For individuals

    Classroom Training
    • 40+ hours of classroom style videos using interactive whiteboard session
    • Exam Fee Included
    • Delivered by a certified instructor
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  • For business

    Corporate Training
    • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced e-learning and/or instructor-led options)
    • Enhanced reporting for individuals and teams
    • 24x7 teaching assistance and support
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Description


In today’s business environment, companies are under increasing pressure to adapt to rapidly evolving market conditions. In order to stay competitive, they are increasingly turning to Agile project management methods. The Agile framework, with its short iterative cycles and continuous evaluation, helps to create end products that are better suited to changing requirements, and keep customers happy with high value creation at every point. As project priorities, budgets and goals change, Agile methods help the team to stay on top of these changes and adapt their schedules and practices accordingly.

The much sought-after PMI-ACP® (Agile Certified Practitioner) credential from PMI® , USA, demonstrates high levels of expertise in Agile principles and practices. With this training, you will be able to increase your professional versatility in project management tools and techniques, and learn best practices across different agile methodologies.

Our workshop in PMI-ACP® Certification Training will help you to implement Agile practices appropriate for your teams, and gain the skills and knowledge required to sit for the PMI-ACP® certification exam.

  1. Introduction to PMI–ACP® Certification
    • Knowing PMI®
    • Certification Programs offered by PMI®
    • Value of PMI-ACP®
    • PMI-ACP® Certification Cycle
    • PMI-ACP® Eligibility Requirements
    • PMI-ACP® Exam Application
    • PMI-ACP® Exam Pattern
    • PMI-ACP® Exam Blueprint
    • PMI ®Contact Information
  2. Agile Project Management
    • What is Agility?
    • Traditional/Agile Project Management
    • Key Values for Agile Leaders
    • The Agile Triangle
    • Agile Methodologies
    • APM Framework
    • Envision Phase
    • Speculate Phase
    • Explore Phase
    • Adapt Phase
    • Close Phase
  3. Value Based Prioritization
    • Time Value of Money
    • Return On Investment (ROI)
    • Present Value (PV), Net Present Value (NPV)
    • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
    • Opportunity Cost (OC)
    • Payback Period
    • Prioritization
    • Customer Valued Prioritization
    • Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF)
    • Agile Compliance
    • Business Case Development
  4. Agile Analysis and Design
    • Agile Chartering
    • Product Roadmap
    • Product Backlog
    • User Story
    • Story Maps
    • Wireframes
    • Personas
    • Agile Modeling
    • Best Practices – Agile Modeling
    • Planning Games / Collaborative Games
  5. Agile Estimation
    • Estimation
    • Story Points
    • Relative Sizing
    • Theme and Epic
    • Ideal Day, Ideal Time
    • Planning Poker
    • Wide Band Delphi
    • Affinity Estimating
    • Agile Cost Estimation
  6. Planning, Monitoring and Adapting
    • Time-Boxing
    • Multiple Levels of Planning
    • Release Planning
    • Iteration Planning
    • Release Plan Vs Iteration Plan
    • Daily Stand up
    • Burndown Chart / Burnup Chart
    • Variance and Trend Analysis
    • Cumulative Flow Diagram
    • Agile Task Board
    • Kanban Board
    • WIP Limits
  7. Product Quality
    • Quality in Agile
    • Project and Quality Standard in Agile
    • Agile Testing Quadrants
    • Frequent Verification and Validation
    • Test First Development (TFD) / Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)
    • Continuous Integration (CI)
    • Refactoring
    • Definition of Done (DoD)
    • Collection Code Ownership
    • Knowledge Sharing
    • Technical Debt
  8. Communication
    • Agile Communication
    • Information Radiator
    • Agile Team Space
    • Osmotic Communications
    • Collocated Team
    • Distributed Team
    • Agile Tools
    • Active listening
    • Brainstorming
    • Feedback Methods
  9. Interpersonal Skills
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Emotional Intelligence Skills Assessment (EISA) Framework
    • Goleman Emotional Intelligence Model
    • Collaboration
    • Agile Leadership
    • Adaptive Leadership
    • Servant Leadership
    • Negotiation
    • Conflict Resolution
  10. Agile Risk Management
    • Risk as Prioritization Factor
    • Risk Management in Agile
    • Risk Adjusted Product Backlog
    • Expected Monetary Value
    • Risk Management
    • Risk Burn-down Chart
    • Risk Based Spike
  11. Agile Metrics
    • Metrics
    • Velocity
    • Cycle Time
    • Earned Value Management (EVM)
    • Various EVM Terms
    • Earned Value Metrics
    • Measuring Metrics
    • Escape Defects
  12. Process Improvement
    • Value and Non-Value
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • Waste in Software Development
    • Retrospectives
    • Control limit for agile projects
    • Process Analysis
    • Process improvements
    • Agile failure modes
    • Agile coach failure and success modes
    • Agile Process Tailoring
    • Shu-Ha-Ri
  13. Knowledge and Skills – Part 1
    • Community and Stakeholder Values
    • Building Empowered Teams
    • Building High Performance Team
    • Coaching and Mentoring within Team
    • Coaching at Levels
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Team Motivation
    • Self Assessment
    • Knowledge Sharing
    • Problem solving
    • Facilitation method
    • Participatory Decision Models
  14. Knowledge and Skills – Part 2
    • Agile Contracting Methods
    • Vendor Management
    • Globalization, Culture and Team Diversity
    • Principles of System Thinking
    • Incremental Delivery
    • Agile Methods and Approaches
    • Applying New Agile Practices
    • PMI’s code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
From the Course :
  • Get an introduction to Agile principles and practices
  • Learn how to mentor high-performance teams who deliver results
  • Understand techniques for actively managing project scope and ensuring delivery of the best products possible
  • Get familiar with new ways of managing project scope, schedule, budget and quality that are easily improved through effective Agile controls
  • Learn to combine best methods from multiple Agile methodologies
  • Use consistent cadence of “common sense” best practices in Agile
  • Apply powerful metrics to ensure continuous improvement
  • Learn about common pitfalls many teams fall into when adopting Agile practices
  • Change "Command and Control" leadership style to the more powerful "Servant Leadership" method of management
  • Respond to change quickly to seize competitive advantage
  • Benefits of Agile and why Agile teams are significantly happier with their work
From the Workshop :
  • 21 PDUs and 21 SEUs
  • 100 Days extra free online access to Agile & Scrum
  • 1 PMI-ACP® Practice Test
  • Group discussions facilitated through classroom training
  • PMI approved courseware
  • Downloadable e-book
  • Assistance with PMI® Exam Application Form and end-to-end support via phone, email and chat
Eligibility :

To apply for the PMI-ACP®, you need to meet the following requirements:

  1. General Project Experience
    • 2000 hours of working on project teams within the last 5 years or having an active PMP/PgMP credential
  2. Agile Project Experience
    • 1500 hours of working on Agile Project Teams or with Agile Methodologies, in addition to “General Project Experience” above
  3. Training in Agile Practices
    • 21 contact hours earned in Agile Practices
  • Project Managers
  • Project Planners
  • Quality Assurance Staff
  • Developers/Programmers
  • Designers
  • Testers
  • Project Controllers
  • Product Owners
  • Scrum Masters
  • Scrum Team Members
  • Anyone looking to demonstrate level of experience and knowledge of managing agile projects or wanting to further the understanding of how Agile is applied and practiced.

To apply for the PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner certification PMI® mandates that

  • You should have a secondary degree or higher
  • You should have 2000 hours of general project management experience in the last 5 years
  • Additionally you should have at least 1,500 hours of experience working on agile project teams during last three years
  • You would have to take up a formal training on PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner. Additionally, you need to take up a PMI membership, and pay the exam fee directly to schedule your exam. Once you clear the exam successfully, you will be awarded the prestigious PMI-ACP® certificate from PMI.

FAQs


The PMI-ACP® is a well respected credential in the Agile community, and demonstrates your competence in carrying out project management using Agile practices. The certification mandatorily requires a combination of agile training, experience working on agile projects and passing a rigorous examination on agile principles, practices, tools and techniques.
PMI offers the following Project Management programs that include: PMP: Project Management Professional PgMP: Program Management Professional CAPM: Certified Associate in Project Manager PMI-SP: PMI Scheduling Professional PMI-RMP: PMI Risk Management Professional PMI-ACP: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner
PMI certification is relevant across industries, market segments and geographies. It is not based on one specific methodology and follows a flexible and adaptable approach. You can be assured that your PMI certification remains relevant over time. Our certification maintenance program requires you to earn a professional development unit (PDUs), which propels you to continually develop your skills and stay current if the profession changes. PMI continually updates its curriculum to actually reflect the current skills, knowledge and best practices you need to succeed. PMI certification improves your chance for financial benefits. With Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential, you can improve your prospects to have a salary increase of 10 to 12%, based on findings by PMI Salary Survey — Sixth Edition, 2009. This helps you stand out and market yourself more effectively to prospective employers. PMI has provided project management certifications for over 25 years, and our PMP® credential is designed specifically for project managers.
No, the examination fee is not included in the course fee.
You are welcome to revise the choice of city, place and date for any classroom training, if required. However, if it is cross-country, then there will be a revision in the training fee.
It is easy to enroll for the training online. There are several options to pay either through your debit/credit card that includes Visa Card, MasterCard; American Express or - via PayPal. Payment receipt will be issued to the candidate automatically by email.
Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL. Please note that refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund.

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