PMI - Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) Preparation

Overview

Agile methodologies are popular approaches in software development, while agile practices include software development by cross-functional and self-managed teams, producing working code at the end of each iteration or sprint. By this training, you will learn Agile methodologies.

 

Besides that, you will become agile qualified, enhancing your ability to develop and deliver high-quality products and apply agile concepts on the job.

Objective

The PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) training program is aligned to the 2017 PMI® guidelines and is designed to help you pass your PMI-ACP® exam in the first attempt.

 

The PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) course covers agile methodologies, tools, and techniques extensively and provides real-life scenarios plugged in throughout the course. The course also covers the concepts of the Agile Practice Guide, a newly added reference material for the PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) exam.

Who Should Attend This Course

•    Project managers
•    Agile team members
•    Associate/asst. manager - projects
•    Team leads/managers
•    Project executives/engineers
•    Software developers
•    Any professional aspiring to be
•    A project manager

Course

Outline

SECTION 1 - AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS
1.    Introduction 
2.    The Agile Approach
3.    Agile Models and Methodologies
4.    Agile Project Management Essentials

SECTION 2 - ADOPTING AN AGILE APPROACH TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT
1.    Understanding Agile Project Management
2.    When to Adopt Agile Practice
3.    Agile Practices for Initial Adoption
4.    Developing Agile Mindset
5.    Getting Stakeholders to Adopt Agile

SECTION 3 - OVERVIEW OF THE SCRUM DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
1.    Managing Scrum Process
2.    Scrum Process in Action 
3.    Scrum Development


SECTION 4 - AGILE PLANNING: PROJECT INITIATING AND REQUIREMENTS GATHERING
1.    Introduction to Agile Planning
2.    Initiating and Scoping an Agile Project
3.    Agile Planning: Initiation and Requirements Gathering 

 

SECTION 5 - PLANNING AND MONITORING ITERATIONS ON AN AGILE PROJECT
1.    Iterative Planning and Estimating
2.    Monitoring and Reporting Project Work
3.    Estimates and Release Planning

 

SECTION 6 - LEADING AN AGILE TEAM
1.    Basics of Agile Teams
2.    Managing Agile Team Performance
3.    Leading Agile Team


SECTION 7 - MANAGING STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ON AN AGILE PROJECT
1.    Keeping Stakeholders Actively Involved 
2.    Tools for Stakeholders Engagement
3.    Managing Stakeholder Engagement


SECTION 8 - ENSURING DELIVERY OF VALUE AND QUALITY IN AGILE PROJECTS
1.    Processes Supporting Value Driven Delivery
2.    Processes Supporting Product Quality
3.    Value and Quality in Agile Project