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PMI's Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) Exam Prep (3526-PMI-JES-PM-C5 (21PDU's)

The PMI-ACP® is a new certification offered by PMI® for people working in Agile project management environments. Individuals obtaining this certification can demonstrate their level of skills in Agile practices. The process of earning this credential involves satisfying PMI®'s eligibility criterion and passing a exam. The PMI-ACP® certification from PMI® carries a high level of professional standing and credibility as it requires a combination of agile education, experience on Agile practices and examination on Agile practices.

Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)® credential recognizes your capability to employers, clients and colleagues. Please note that below exams are changing within few months, So you may plan to write the exam ASAP:

If you use agile practices in your projects, or your organization is adopting agile approaches to project management, the PMI-ACP® certification may be right for you. The PMI-ACP® recognizes knowledge of agile principles, practices and tools and techniques across agile methodologies.

Workshop Benefits

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the processes of Agile Project management.
  • Learn about the Agile Project phases, Agile life cycle and Stakeholders, Key Agile Management skills and the social-economic-environmental influences.
  • Learn about the key Agile Project management processes of Product Backlog, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives, Along with other factors such as Prioritizations using different techniques

PMI's Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) Exam Prep (3526-PMI-JES-PM-C5(21PDU's)

 
 

The use of agile as an approach to managing projects has been  increasing dramatically over the last several years. Gartner predicts that by the end of 2013, agile development methods will be used on 80% of projects. PMI’s research has shown that the use of agile has tripled.

Furthermore, research demonstrates the value that agile can have in decreasing product defects, improving team productivity, and increasing delivery of business value. 
This course is designed to help you prepare for the new PMI-ACP® Agile Certified Practitioner exam—and gain the most understanding. 
This workshop imparts skills required to manage software development projects at a rapid pace. It helps in completing project in time, within budget & meeting the stakeholders expectations based on Agile methodology. Upon successful completion, the participants will earn 21 educational credits/PDUs from PMI,USA.

ACP Prep Learning Objectives

As per PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Examination Content Outline REVISED DECEMBER 2014 
• Understand the knowledge and experience requirements for passing the PMI-ACP® certification exam 
• Identify where they have the most difficulty passing the exam 
• Fill their gaps in project management knowledge and experience 
• Develop and execute a Personalized Study Plan for PMI-ACP® Exam prep 
• Reduce the study time in preparation 
Pre-plan from your side: 
• Become a PMI Member by paying the membership fee to PMI as early as possible. 
• Document Your Project Experience. The PMI-ACP® exam requires 2000 hours of project experience, and an additional 1500 hours of agile project experience obtained within the last 3 years. As part of preparing for the examination, it is useful to create a timeline and list of projects that will comprise this experience report in preparation for submitting your application to PMI. 
Submit Your Application to PMI to Take the Exam. By the time you complete course, you will be eager to take the exam as soon as possible. Although not required, we strongly suggest that you complete (or at least begin) your online application to take the exam before you take this course. The best way to prepare and submit your application is to do so online by going to the PMI® website. Then, when you have completed studying after the course, you will be ready to pass the exam. Remember that you can begin your application now and finish it later! 
Course Outline 
Domain: Percentage of Items on Test

I.   Agile Principles and Mindset   16% 
II.  Value-driven Delivery            20% 
III. Stakeholder Engagement       17% 
IV. Team Performance                16% 
V.  Adaptive Planning                  12% 
VI. Problem Detection and Resolution 10% 
VII. Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People) 9%

DOMAINS AND TASKS

Domain I. Agile Principles and Mindset (9 tasks) 
Explore, embrace, and apply agile principles and mindset within the context of the project 
team and organization.

Domain II. Value-Driven Delivery (4 sub-domains, 14 tasks) 
Deliver valuable results by producing high-value increments for review, early and often, based on stakeholder priorities. Have the stakeholders provide feedback on these increments, and use this feedback to prioritize and improve future increments.

Domain III. Stakeholder Engagement (3 sub-domains, 9 tasks) 
Engage current and future interested parties by building a trusting environment that aligns their needs and expectations and balances their requests with an understanding of the cost/effort involved. Promote participation and collaboration throughout the project life cycle and provide the tools for effective and informed decision making.

Domain IV. Team Performance (3 sub-domains, 9 tasks) 
Create an environment of trust, learning, collaboration, and conflict resolution that promotes team self-organization, enhances relationships among team members, and cultivates a culture of high performance.

Domain V. Adaptive Planning (3 sub-domains, 10 tasks) 
Produce and maintain an evolving plan, from initiation to closure, based on goals, values, risks, constraints, stakeholder feedback, and review findings.

Domain VI. Problem Detection and Resolution (5 tasks) 
Continuously identify problems, impediments, and risks; prioritize and resolve in a timely manner; monitor and communicate the problem resolution status; and implement process improvements to prevent them from occurring again.

Domain VII. Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People) (6 tasks) Continuously improve the quality, effectiveness, and value of the product, the process, and the team.

Who should apply?

The PMI-ACP® certification is for anyone involved in any product development efforts that have a large amount of complexity and uncertainty. Obtaining the credential recognizes an individual's skills in using Agile tools and techniques to successfully navigate complex projects towards satisfactory outcomes 

Facilitators

Mr. V. V. Rao, MS(IIT), PMP®, PSM®, ACP®

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)® Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®); 2007
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner(ACP®), 2015
  • Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master (PSM®), 2016
  • TUV-SUD's Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Professional, 2016
  • M.S. in Industrial Management - IIT Chennai, 1992;
  • 25 Years of International Industry Experience; CMMi Level 5 ATM; Founder of Everest Computers, India, 2000 & Director of JES, PMI REP, India; PM Consultant at Mahindra Satyam, MTAR& MEIL, Hyd; Hindusthan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore.

About Key note speaker

Ms. Valarie Gray Director & Founder of Talent Makers, Renowned speaker in PMI International Conferences

Consulting Facilitators:

  • Mr. OM Prakash Bang, PMP, ACP, CSM
  • Mr. Nagesh Rama, ACP
  • Mr. Janaki Ramaiah, PMP, CSM

Practitioners who are seeking 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 PMI-ACP®

Eligibility Overview

PMI-ACP® Requirements: To apply for the PMI-ACP®, you need to meet the following requirements:

PMI® Agile Certification Eligibility Requirements

  1. 2,000 hours working on project teams: These hours must be earned within the last 5 years; General Project Experience; Active PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement
  2. Agile Project Experience: 1500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies; These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in “general project experience”; These hours must be earned within the last 3 years
  3. Training in Agile Practices: 21 contact hours; Hours must be earned in agile practices
  4. Examination: Tests knowledge of agile fundamentals

How to apply
To apply for the PMI-ACP®, register and log in to www.pmi.org to get started. Need more information?. See the detailed requirements in the PMI-ACP® Handbook.

If you're ready to take the exam, the PMI-ACP® exam preparation workshop can get you started.

FEE & REGISTRATION

Please send your nominations indicating the nominees' names, designations, contact number and location where they will attend the workshop by email

• ACP Prep workshop (Live Instructor led) Fee : $ 699.00;

• Referral or Early bird or group offer fees per participant is specific to your location , Please Contact our representative.

100% payment before commencement of the workshop. 
Free Demo on demand. Fee once paid is not refundable.

• Full day workshops includes a Complementary Lunch, Snacks & Coffee (But participant may need to pay if He/She is attending second time/later) 
• For writing PMP Exam: PMI membership fee: $139.00 & PMP exam fee: $405 (paid to PMI) 
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Maintain Your PMI-ACP®
As part of PMI®’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program, a PMI-ACP® credential holder will need to earn 30 PDUs in agile project management per three-year cycle. To learn more about the program, what are PDUs, how to earn and claim them, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to renew your certification, watch the CCR video. You can also reference the latest PMI-ACP® Handbook found on pmi.org

Upcoming Schedules: Agile Related

 

PMIS: ACP Workshop Dates IST Time
2017-Nov
Weekends 18th,24th,25th 8am-5pm
FastTrack2 23rd-25th 9am-6pm
2017-Dec
FastTrack 8th–10th 9am-6pm
FastTrack2 22nd-24th 9am-6pm
FastTrack3 27th-29th 9am-6pm
2018-Jan
FastTrack 13th-15th 9am-6pm
FastTrack2 26th-28th 9am-6pm
2018-Feb
FastTrack 9th-11th 9am-6pm
FastTrack2 23rd-25th 9am-6pm

 

 

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