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This course provides participants with a foundation of the PMI-ACP® exam. Participants will be introduced to PMI Agile concepts and practices with banks of sample questions.


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This course is designed for project leaders, scrum masters, coaches, product owners, and team members who intend on taking the PMI-ACP® exam.


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PMI-ACP® Exam Preperation

  • 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
  • Scrum Master/Coach
  • Product Owner/Customer
  • Team Members/Developers (XP)
  • Trackers and Testers
  • Other Roles
  • Team Space
  • Physical Space Recommendations

Agile Planning

  • Agile Planning Overview
  • Develop Epics and Stories
  • Create Stories
  • Non-Customer Facing Stories
  • Personas and Extreme Personas
  • Story Maps
  • Estimating Stories
  • Prioritizing Stories
  • Create Product Backlog
  • Create Product Roadmap
  • Conduct Release Planning
  • Create Parking Lot

Iterations/Sprints

  • Iterations/Sprints Overview
  • Velocity Determination
  • Iteration Planning Meeting
  • Iteration Planning Guidelines
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Daily Standup Meetings
  • Progress Tracking
  • Velocity Tracking

Interpersonal Aspects of Agile

  • Interpersonal Aspects of Agile Overview
  • Methodologies and Uncertainty
  • Coach/Scrum Master
  • Team Motivation
  • Soft Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Collaboration
  • Negotiations
  • Active listening
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Speed Leas’ Model of Group Conflict
  • Conducting Retrospectives
  • Mindsets of Agile Coaches
  • Leadership Stages
  • Key Coaching Responsibilities

Agile Methodologies

  • Agile Methodologies Overview
  • XP and Scrum Terms
  • XP Terms and Concepts
  • XP Primary Practices
  • XP Corollary Practices
  • Scrum
  • Lean Software Development
  • Seven Principles of Lean
  • Seven Types of Muda
  • Responsibilities
  • Core Beliefs of Lean-Agile Software Development
  • Other Principles of Lean-Agile Software Development
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Lean-Agile Software Development Portfolio Management
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