PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) Exam Preparation Course

Course Dates:  TBA

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Course Length: 4 days
PDUs: 28
PDHs: 28
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Course Fee: $1,895
Course Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cancellation Policy: 3 weeks prior to start date.

Prepare for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification exam (PMI-ACP®) through this four day, instructor led course. This course offers an in-depth look at agile project management through a PMI perspective, and is delivered in a combination of lecture and hands-on learning format. In this boot camp style course, you will receive a comprehensive introduction to agile projects and cover the six primary exam objectives:

Exam Objectives

Value-Driver Delivery
Stakeholder Engagement
Boosting Team Performance Practices
Adaptive Planning
Problem Detection and Resolution
Continuous Improvement

Who Should Attend:

This course will benefit anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of implementing agile projects, and will focus on those preparing for PMI’s certification exam and obtaining the PMI-ACP credential. The final day will end with a full length practice exam and question review.

Course Materials Included:

· PMI-ACP Exam Prep Course Book
· PMI-ACP Exam Prep Workbook
· 30-day class follow up access to OnlineSkillBuilder.com (practice questions, · flashcards, forum)

Course Agenda:

Introduction
Course Introduction
PMI-ACP credential overview
PMI’s Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct
Agile Manifesto values & principles
Introduction to project risk
Variations in agile methods & approaches
Self assessment

Value Driven Delivery
Defining positive value
Incremental development
Avoiding potential pangers
Prioritization

Stakeholder Engagement
Stakeholder needs, involvement and expectations
Feedback techniques for product
Stakeholder management
Vendor management

Boosting Team Performance Practices
Team formation, empowerment, collaboration and commitment
Building empowered team
Coaching and mentoring within team
Communications management
Leadership tools and techniques

Adaptive Planning
Levels of planning
Adaptation
Estimation
Velocity/Throughput/Cycle Time

Problem Detection and Resolution
Soft skill negotiation
Risk management
Active listening
Problem-solving strategies, tools, and technique

Continuous Improvement
Continuous improvement processe
Value stream analysis
Product quality
Brainstorming techniques
Innovation games
Variance and trend analysis