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PMI Agile   

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



Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


To stay relevant in the competitive, professional world, it's increasingly important that professionals can demonstrate true leadership ability on today's software projects.

The PMI Agile course will teach you to use an Agile approach to effectively manage a project's schedule, scope, budget, quality, and team. Additionally, you will learn related effective methods and best practices you can apply to your team and with customers. By course completion, you will have the skills and knowledge to take the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ® certification.

The PMI-ACP certification clearly illustrates to colleagues, organizations, or even potential employers that you are ready and able to lead in this new age of product development, management, and delivery.

PMI® and PMI-ACP® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


  1. Intro to the PMI-ACP
    1. Terminology and exam content outline review
    2. Knowledge and skills area overview
    3. The Agile Manifesto
    4. Empirical Process Control
  2. Domain I: Agile Principles and Mindset
    1. Overview of Agile Methodologies
    2. Scrum
    3. Extreme Programming
    4. Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
    5. Lean Product/Software Development
    6. Kanban
    7. Feature Driven Development (FDD)
    8. Crystal Methods
    9. Adaptive Software Development (ASD)
    10. Developing a Successful Mindset
  3. Domain II: Value Driven Delivery
    1. ROI and Benefit Measurement Methods
    2. Earned Value
    3. Key Performance Indicators
    4. The Gulf of Misunderstanding
    5. Dot Voting or Multi-Voting
    6. MoSCoW
    7. Monopoly Money
    8. 100-Points
    9. Kano Analysis
    10. Customized Procurement
  4. Domain III: Stakeholder Engagement
    1. Charters and Agile Projects
    2. Techniques of Pre-Project Engagement
    3. The Definition of Done
    4. Agile Knowledge Sharing and Communication
    5. Interpersonal skills
    6. Conflict Resolution
    7. Adaptive Leadership
  5. Domain IV: Team Performance
    1. Tuckman's Ladder
    2. Shu-Ha-Ri and Skill Mastery
    3. Dreyfus Model:5 stages of skill acquisition
    4. Collaborative Working Environments
    5. Osmotic Communication
    6. Team and Individual Coaching
    7. Velocity tracking
    8. Burn Down and Burn Up Charts
  6. Domain V: Adaptive Planning
    1. Iteration Zero
    2. Analyzing Based on Business Value
    3. Timeboxing
    4. Epics, Features and User Stories
    5. Story Mapping
    6. Relative Sizing
    7. Planning Poker
    8. Sprint Calculations
    9. Iterations and Spikes
    10. Initial Velocity Planning
  7. Domain VI: Problem Detection and Resolution
    1. The Cost of Changes
    2. Refactoring
    3. Lead, Cycle Time and WIP
    4. Determining Defects
    5. Common and Special Causes
    6. Risk Adjusted backlog
    7. Risk Burndown Charts
  8. Domain VII: Continuous Improvement
    1. Process Tailoring
    2. Cycle Time and Value Streams
    3. Value Stream Mapping
    4. Total Cycle Time and Process Efficiency
    5. Continuous Product Improvement
    6. Intraspectives and Retrospectives

What you will learn

  • Use an Agile approach to effectively manage a project's schedule, scope, budget, quality, and team
  • Tangible, effective methods of team-based planning
  • Creating transparent communication among and with customers
  • Prioritizing methods that will help the team build trust with customers
  • Connecting all five levels of planning to create cadence for the team
  • Establishing a road map for what you want to apply to your team and how success with Agile can be achieved

How you will benefit

  • This course helps prepare you for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
  • Complete in 3 months or less

Ashley Hunt is a project management instructor recognized around the world, with authorship of books on PMP, ACP, and Project+. Ashley holds some of the most highly respected certifications in the field, including PMI-PMP, PMI ACP, Project+, PMI-CAPM, and Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM). Ashley has helped over 10,000 individuals get their PMP certification using extensive teaching experience and expertise gained in Agile Project Management, Waterfall/Predictive Project Management, Disciplined Agile, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft 365.

 
PMI Agile
Item: 202301CTP806861  
Fee: $1,595.00
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