PMI® - ACP – Agile Certified Practitioner live course
The course places a heavy emphasis not only on Scrum methodology but also on a number of other approaches. With its aid you can gain numerous practical tools that you will be able to use in a broad range of projects.
For exam application:
- at least secondary education,
- 2,000 hours of project experience in the last 5 years (PMP qualification automatically exempts you from this requirement),
- on top of the above project experience a further 1,500 hours in the last 3 years
- 21 hours of training on agile methods
For project managers and project administrators.
The Project Management Institute, acting on market demand, has launched its Business Analysis qualification for business analysts and project managers. Based on the forecasts of PMI, in the next few years, besides the PMP qualification the PMI-ACP may also be obtained.
The PMI-ACP qualification proves that you are an experienced and knowledgeable expert in applying agile methods.
The qualification focuses heavily not only on the Scrum methodology but also a number of other approaches. With its help you can gain numerous practical toolsthat you will be able to use in a broad range of projects.
Over 70% of organizations working with projects employ agile elements or manage their projects in line with the agile approach. The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the most prestigious organization within the profession, and acquiring their qualifications guarantees that your expertise will be recognized worldwide.
1. THE BASICS OF AGILITY, BASIC TERMS
1.1. PMI qualifications
1.2. Introducing the exam, tips and tricks
1.3. Agile way of thinking, values and principles
1.4. Advantages and drawbacks of agility
1.5. The differences between traditional and agile approaches
1.6. Approaches (Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban, illetve DSDM, FDD, Crystal)
1.7. Differences between approaches
1.8. Roles and responsibilities
2. VALUE-BASED DELIVERY
2.1. What value means to the customer
2.2. Prioritizing methods
2.3. Interpretational asymmetries, gulf of evaluation
2.4. Verification and testing
2.5. Test-based development, tools and techniques
2.6. KPIs and earned value
2.7. Definition of Done, Definition of ready
3. ADAPTIVE PLANNING IN AN AGILE ENVIRONMENT
3.1. Planning levels
3.2. Business case, vision and agile charter
3.3. Backlog elements, feature, epic, user story, spike, story points
3.4. Release planning, story mapping, MVP
3.5. Velocity, estimation techniques and iteration planning
3.6. POs, SMs, tools used by agile coaches and agile project managers
4. TEAMWORK AND PERFORMANCE
4.1. Knowledge sharing
4.2. The role and types of informational tables
4.3. Co-operation, supporting games and tools
4.4. Interpersonal skills
4.5. Decision-making in agile projects
4.6. Agile management
4.7. Competencies, skills and development
4.8. Team development, supporting teams
5. CO-OPERATION WITH STAKEHOLDERS
5.1. Persona and stakeholder analysis, the value of co-operation
5.2. Communication forms and possibilities in an agile environment
5.3. Agile contracts, team placement
6. PROBLEM-SOLVING, CUSTOMIZING
6.1. Conflicts and how to manage them
6.2. Cost of change, technical debt
6.3. Risk management in an agile environment, risk-based backlog
6.4. Value stream mapping, process development
6.5. Retrospective tools
6.6 Hybrid models and the role of transformations
7. MOCK EXAM (SEPARATE SESSION)
7.1. Handing over tools and materials helping with individual preparation
7.2. Mock exam (3 hours, 120 questions) and its assessment
7.3. One-to-one tutorials free of charge
The PMI-ACP exam consists of 120 multiple choice questions to be answered in 3 hours. For a fee of USD 495/person you can take the exam several times each week in building "Z" of Budapest Tech Uni (BME).
The course is organized in conjunction with ProMan Consulting.
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