Course Description

The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques. It demonstrates that you are ready to lead in the age of product development, management and delivery.  It is recognized as the fastest growing certificate from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and statistics show that agile organizations are able to complete more projects successfully.

This course is designed to prepare you for your PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam while learning to lead Agile software projects. The PMI-ACP® certification includes many approaches to agile such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD.)  So students will find this helpful in preparing for the PMI-ACP® certification examination or in the solidification of their knowledge and understanding of the Agile processes. Topics include the PMI-ACP® application and testing process as well as key test topics, such as the Agile Principles and Mindset, Value-Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning, Problem Detection and Resolution and Continuous Improvement.

Course Outline

  • Agile Foundation
    • Agile Foundation Introduction
    • Agile Development Overview
    • When is Agile Appropriate
    • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Fundamentals
    • Project Charter
    • Product Roadmap
    • Product Backlog
    • Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF)
    • Value-Based Prioritization
    • Product Backlog Grooming
    • User Stories
    • Personas
    • Story Maps
    • Epics
    • Themes
  • Agile Methodologies
    • Methodologies Introduction
    • Scrum Introduction
    • Sprint Planning Meeting
    • Sprint Goal
    • Modeling
    • Sprint Backlog
    • Daily Scrum Meeting
    • Sprint Review Meeting
    • Retrospective
    • Scrum of Scrums
    • The Scrum Team
    • Extreme Programming (XP)
    • Lean Software Development
  • Agile Domains
    • Agile Principles and Mindset
    • Value-Driven Delivery
    • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Team Performance
    • Adaptive Planning
    • Problem Detection and Resolution
    • Continuous Improvement
  • Agile Communications
    • Communications Management
    • Colocation/Distributed Teams
    • Team Space
    • Osmotic Communications
    • Agile Tooling
    • Information Radiators
    • Task/Kanban Board
    • Work in Progress (WIP) Limits
    • Cumulative Flow Diagram
    • Sprint Burndown Chart
    • Release Burnup Chart
  • Agile Estimating
    • Relative Sizing
    • Story Points
    • Wideband Delphi Technique
    • Planning Poker
    • Consensus Building
    • Velocity
    • Cycle Time
  • Agile Metrics
    • Agile Earned Value Management (Agile EVM)
    • Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Unit Testing
    • Acceptance Testing
    • Frequent Verification and Validation
    • Escaped Defects
    • Risk-Adjusted Backlog
    • Risk Burn-Down Chart
  • Agile Leadership
    • Leadership Theories
    • Knowledge Sharing
    • Active Listening
    • Brainstorming
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Negotiation
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Agile Contracts and Accounting Principles
    • Agile Contracts and Accounting Principles
    • Value Based Analysis
    • Burn Rate
    • Compliance

Additional Information

PMI-ACP® Testing Requirements:

  • 2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams. A current PMP® credential or PgMP® credential will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP® certification.
  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies. This requirement is in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience.
  • 21 contact hours of training in agile practices.


Agile Bootcamp or equivalent experience


21 Hours | 3 Days or 6 Nights

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