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PMI-ACP® [Agile Certified Practitioner]

Time:  40 Hours




Prior Project Management Education or Experience is Preferred.


Course overview:


This three-day course provides participants with a solid foundation of the PMI-ACP® exam. During class, participants will be introduced to PMI Agile concepts and practices with banks of sample questions. Additionally, participants will apply agile principles directly to a real-world project taken directly from their industry. Participants will also engage in numerous discussion groups focusing on agile best practices. PMI-ACP is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


Course Content:


Agile Mindset

  • PMI-ACP® Exam New Topic - Agile Mind set

  • Business Strategy

  • Product Strategy

  • Competitive Strategy

  • Leadership Development

  • Negotiation 

  • Influencing Techniques


PMI-ACP Exam Preparation

  • PMI-ACP® Exam Particulars Overview

  • PMI-ACP® Exam Particulars

  • PMI-ACP® Candidate Requirements

  • PMI-ACP® Candidate Fees

  • PMI-ACP® Exam Application Process

Core Agile Concepts

  • Core Agile Concepts Overview

  • Traditional Project Management Methodologies

  • Drawbacks of Waterfall Methodologies

  • Agile Approach

  • Empirical Process Control

  • Agile and Traditional Project Management

  • Choice of Methodologies/Frameworks


The Agile Manifesto

  • The Agile Manifesto Overview

  • Manifesto Contributors

  • Manifesto Values

  • Manifesto Principles


Common Agile Methodology Elements

  • Common Agile Methodology Elements Overview

  • Project (Product; Release) Initiation

  • Agile Planning

  • Iteration Planning and Executing


Project Initiation

  • Project Initiation Overview

  • Determine Project Justifications and Metrics

  • Provide Value-Driven Delivery

  • Write Project Vision Statement

  • Create Project Charter

  • Identify Stakeholders and Leader/Coach

  • Form Project Team


Agile Teams and Team Space

  • Agile Teams and Team Space Overview