The PMI-ACP Bootcamp

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INTRODUCTION

Agile is a theme of developing significance in Project Management. The commercial center mirrors this significance, as project management specialists progressively hold onto spry as a strategy for overseeing effective projects. The PMI-ACP confirmation perceives an individual's aptitude in utilizing nimble practices as a part of their projects, while exhibiting their expanded proficient flexibility through lithe instruments and strategies.

Moreover, the PMI-ACP confirmation conveys a larger amount of expert validity as it requires a blend of coordinated preparing, knowledge dealing with nimble projects, and examination on lithe standards, hones, devices, and procedures. This worldwide confirmation likewise underpins people in addressing the necessities of associations that depend on project specialists to apply a differing qualities of techniques to their project management.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

If you work on agile teams or if your organization is adopting agile practices, the PMI-ACP is a good choice for you. Compared with other agile certifications based solely on training and exams, the PMI-ACP is evidence of your real-world, hands-on experience and skill.

COURSE DETAILS

 

  • Instructor-Led Classroom Training
  • Total Instruction Time: 8 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • 2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams. A current PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP.
  • 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

COURSE SUMMARY

If you’re experienced using agile approaches, have good collaboration skills, eagerly embrace complexity and thrive on rapid response times, then your talents are in demand.

The PMI-ACP spans many approaches to agile such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD.) So it will increase your versatility, wherever your projects may take you.

COURSE OUTLINE

1. PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation

  • 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
  • Identify Stakeholders and Leader/Coach
  • Form Project Team

6. Agile Teams and Team Space

  • Agile Teams and Team Space Overview
  • Scrum Master/Coach
  • Team Members/Developers (XP)
  • Trackers and Testers
  • Team Space
  • Physical Space Recommendations

7. Agile Planning

  • Agile Planning Overview
  • Develop Epics and Stories
  • Non-Customer Facing Stories
  • Personas and Extreme Personas
  • Story Maps
  • Estimating 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
  • Development
  • Testing
  • 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
  • Collaboration
  • Negotiations
  • 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
  • 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