ACP®

Agile Certified Practitioner

The Certifeka Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)® course teaches students the skills and knowledge you need to successfully apply Agile practices in real life and to pass the Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) ® examination.

 

For Groups

  • For groups of 3 or more students/colleagues who want to get certified.
  • Tailored courses and customized learning times to suit specific requirements.
  • Self-Paced, Online Classroom and In-person options available.
  • Access to highly-trained ACP® instructors & great networking opportunities.

For Enterprise

  • Bespoke certification training for businesses of all sizes.
  • Work with Certifeka to create a learning solution that fits specific requirements.
  • Intuitive learning management system dashboard for enhanced reporting, tracking of employee progress and overall ROI.
  • Enriched culture-building training experience.

Learning Methods

  • Online Classroom

    Provides real-time personalized learning with live instructors.

    For groups of 3 or more – to log in at set times and work through the course material with a ACP® expert.

    The benefits of collaborative classroom-based learning from the comfort of any device.

  • Bootcamp

    Provides personalized training with an experienced instructor.

    Designed for groups of 3 or more – great for networking – to learn in a classroom environment where students are taught by ACP® experts in person.

About The Certifeka ACP® Course

This course is developed to prepare project practitioners to apply a wide-range of methods to their projects, in line with the Agile philosophy. The course focuses on teaching the important topic of Agile in a project management context. Agile is a philosophy that uses organizational models based on people, collaboration and shared values, such as rolling wave planning; iterative and incremental delivery; rapid and flexible response to change; and open communication between teams, stakeholders and customers. There are many methodologies that adhere to these tenets such as SCRUM, Kanban, Lean, XP.

 

 

Key Learning Features

Upon completion of this course, students will understand:

 

  • 1 Agile manifesto, principles and practices across Agile methodologies, such as: Project and Program Management, Scrum & eXtreme Programming (XP)
  • 2 Agile project lifecycle and key Agile management skills and social, economical and environmental influences.
  • 3 Agile management knowledge and skills, such as communications, coaching and mentoring, leadership, team motivation, problem solving strategies, and more.
  • 4 Agile tools & techniques, such as value based prioritization, risk management, soft skills negotiation, product quality, Agile estimation, analysis, and design.
  • 5 How to deliver a high quality product in a shorter period of time.
  • 6 Empowerment of team; self-organization and self-management.
  • 7 Professional responsibilities concerning Agile Project management.
  • 8 Requirements to apply for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification and pass the PMI-ACP ® exam.

Course Audience

  • You or your organization use Agile practices or your organization is adopting Agile methods
  • Professionals pursuing the PMI-ACP ® certification
  • CIO / CTO / IT Executives
  • Project / Program Management Officers
  • Development / Operation Managers
  • Project Managers / Team Leads
  • Developers/ Programmers
  • Designers / Testers
  • Project Controllers / Planners
  • Product Owners / Stakeholders
  • Scrum Masters / Scrum Team Members

Course Prerequisites

There are no formal requirements for participating in this course; however, it is recommended that students are familiar with the Agile basics.

 

Course Preview

Module 1 - Introduction TO PORTFOLIO / PROGRAM AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Exam prerequisites

  • Secondary school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent
  • 2000 hours working on project teams within the last 5 years (active PMP ® or PgMP ® will satisfy this requirement)
  • 1500 hours working on Agile project teams or with Agile methodologies within the last 3 years (in addition to the above 2000 hours)
  • At least 21 contact hours (CPUs) worth of Agile Project management training.

Exam Details

3 Hours To Complete
20 Multiple Choice Questions
Closed Book Exam
No Set Passing Score
Web-Based

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Faqs

Where can I purchase the exam?

The exam has to be purchased directly through PMI.

What happens after I pass the exam?

Your certificate will take 6-8 weeks to arrive. You can call yourself a certificate holder in the meantime.

Where is the exam?

All PMI exams, with the exception of the CAPM, are offered at approved Prometric Testing Centers worldwide. Check the PMI website for more information.

What happens if I fail the exam?

You can retake the exam two more times within your one-year eligibility.

What happens if my eligibility expires and I have not taken the exam?

Your application is valid for one year. After this time, you will have to re-apply.

What are PDUs?

PDUs (Professional Development Units) are the measuring unit used to quantify your professional development as part of the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program. 1 PDU = 1 hour of learning/activity.

Disclaimer

PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and 0PM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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