PMP®  –  PMI-ACP® (Agile Certified Practitioner) module      Management     Quality Analysis

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
  • Agile mindset

    • PMI-ACP® Exam New Topic - Agile Mindset

  • 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

  • Core Agile Concepts

    • Core Agile Concepts OverviewTraditional Project Management Methodologies

    • Drawbacks of Waterfall Methodologies

    • Agile Approach

    • Empirical Process Control

    • Agile and Traditional Project Management

    • Choice of Methodologies/Frameworks

  • The Agile Manifesto

    • The Agile Manifesto Overview

    • Manifesto Contributors

    • Manifesto Values

    • Manifesto Principles

  • Common Agile Methodology Elements

    • Common Agile Methodology Elements Overview

    • Project (Product; Release) Initiation

    • Agile Planning

    • Iteration Planning and Executing

  • 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​

 

  • 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

  • Agile Planning

    • Agile Planning Overview

    • Develop Epics and Stories

    • Create Stories

    • Non-Customer Facing Stories

    • Personas and Extreme Personas

    • tory Maps

    • Estimating Stories

    • Prioritizing Stories

    • Create Product Backlog

    • Create Product Roadmap

    • Conduct Release Planning

    • Create Parking Lot

 

  • Iterations/Sprints

    • Iterations/Sprints Overview

    • Velocity Determination

    • Iteration Planning Meeting

    • Iteration Planning Guidelines

    • Development

    • Testing

    • Daily Standup Meetings

    • Progress Tracking

    • Velocity Tracking

  • Interpersonal Aspects of Agile

    • Interpersonal Aspects of Agile Overview

    • Methodologies and Uncertainty

    • Coach/Scrum Master

    • Team Motivation

    • Soft Skills

    • Emotional Intelligence​

    • Collaboratio

    • Negotiations

    • Active listenin

    • Conflict Resolution

    • Speed Leas’ Model of Group Conflict

    • Conducting Retrospectives

    • Mindsets of Agile Coaches

    • Leadership Stages

    • Key Coaching Responsibilities

  • 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​

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