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PMI-ACP® - Agile Certified Practitioner certification 3 day course

Course Highlights

If your organisation is using agile practices in projects, or is considering adopting agile approaches to project management, the PMI-ACP® certification may be right for you.

The PMI-ACP encompasses knowledge of agile principles, practices and tools and techniques across agile methodologies. It is intended for individuals who want to :

  • Demonstrate to employers their level of professionalism in agile practices, tools and techniques
  • Increase their professional versatility in agile techniques
  • Hold a certification that is more credible than existing entry-level, training or exam-only based offerings
  • There are 6 ‘domain areas’ used by the PMI to help logically group the above Tools & Techniques and Knowledge & Skills for training purposes. These are :

  • Value-driven delivery
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Boosting team performance practices
  • Adaptive planning
  • Problem detection and resolution
  • Continuous improvement
  • The three day course enables participants to apply for 14 PDUs with their PMI chapter.


    Overview

    Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the key agile values and principles
  • Outline the key elements of the various agile methodologies such as Scrum and XP
  • Apply all the tools and techniques required for the ACP exam including those associated with
  • Communications
  • Planning, monitoring and adapting
  • Agile estimation
  • Agile analysis and design
  • Product Quality
  • Soft skills negotiation
  • Value-based prioritisation
  • Risk Management
  • Metrics
  • Value Stream analysis

  • Course Includes

    Trigraph does not administer the exam. After this course the delegates register for the exam themselves and do the exam at open testing centres. We detail the process as part of the course. The ACP exam covers the following:

    Content

    % of exam

    Agile Tools and Techniques

    50%

    Agile Knowledge and Skills (3 levels)

    50% made up from:

    Level 1 (18 knowledge/skills) – 33%

    Level 2 (12 knowledge/skills) – 12%

    Level 3 (13 knowledge/skills) – 5%


    Requirements

    This course is intended for anyone who wishes to undertake the PMI’s exam leading to the ACP certificate. This includes Project Managers, Programme Managers, Senior/Middle Management, Line/functional Managers, Development Managers, Quality Managers and Team Leaders.

    The PMI-ACP is not limited to project managers – individuals with experience working on agile project teams can apply as you don’t need experience managing projects.


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