PMI ACP (Agile Scrum)

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Time:  24 Hours

 

Prerequisite:  

 

Prior Project Management Education or Experience is Preferred.

 

Course overview:

 

This three-day course provides participants with a solid foundation of the PMI-ACP® exam. During class, participants will be introduced to PMI Agile concepts and practices with banks of sample questions. Additionally, participants will apply agile principles directly to a real-world project taken directly from their industry. Participants will also engage in numerous discussion groups focusing on agile best practices. PMI-ACP is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

 

Course Content:

 

0- Agile Mindset

PMI-ACP® Exam New Topic - Agile Mind set

 

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

  • Write Project Vision Statement

  • Create Project Charter

  • Identify Stakeholders and Leader/Coach

  • Form Project Team

 

6 - Agile Teams and Team Space

  • Agile Teams and Team Space Overview

  • Scrum Master/Coach

  • Product Owner/Customer

  • Team Members/Developers (XP)

  • Trackers and Testers

  • Other Roles

  • Team Space

  • Physical Space Recommendations

 

7 - Agile Planning

  • Agile Planning Overview

  • Develop Epics and Stories

  • Create Stories

  • Non-Customer Facing Stories

  • Personas and Extreme Personas

  • Story Maps

  • Estimating Stories

  • Prioritizing 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

 

11 - Scale Agile

  • For implementing Lean-Agile software and systems development at enterprise scale.

 

Who should go for this course?

  • This course is designed for Manager, project leaders, scrum masters, coaches, product owners, and team members who intend on taking the PMI-ACP exam

 

Special notes:

 

Exam simulation + Quizzes will be provided

 

Additional Materials:

 

1) Mock Exam

2) Class Labs, Projects and Reference Materials

 

 

 

 

For more info contact ITEXPS