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PMI Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP) Exam Preparation

National Business Training - Computer Training

Course Summary

This three-day course provides participants with a solid foundation of the PMI Agile Certified Professional (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 Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Course Schedule

    • This course is not currently scheduled. Call 919-595-8200 or email for dates or private training.
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Course Outline

1 – 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

2 – 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

3 – The Agile Manifesto
◾The Agile Manifesto Overview
◾Manifesto Contributors
◾Manifesto Values
◾Manifesto Principles

4 – Common Agile Methodology Elements
◾Common Agile Methodology Elements Overview
◾Project (Product; Release) Initiation
◾Agile Planning
◾Iteration Planning and Executing

5 – 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

6 – 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

7 – 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

8 – Iterations/Sprints
◾Iterations/Sprints Overview
◾Velocity Determination
◾Iteration Planning Meeting
◾Iteration Planning Guidelines
◾Daily Standup Meetings
◾Progress Tracking
◾Velocity Tracking

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

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

Target Audience

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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