This course provides participants with a foundation of the PMI-ACP® exam. Participants will be introduced to PMI Agile concepts and practices with banks of sample questions.

Event Number: PMIACPEP

Available Languages: English (US),English (UK),French (Canada),German (Germany),Russian (Russia),Japanese (Japan),Chinese (Simplified),Italian (Italy),Portuguese (Brazil),French (France),Spanish (Latin America),Spanish (Spain),Portuguese (Portugal),Thai (Thailand),Dutch (The Netherlands)

Subjects: Technical

Objectives:

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



  • Prepare for the PMI-ACP exam

  • Describe the core Agile concepts

  • List the Agile Manifesto

  • List the common Agile Methodology elements

  • Initiate Agile projects

  • Describe Agile teams

  • Implement Agile planning

  • Describe Agile sprints/iterations

  • Describe the interpersonal aspects of Agile

  • List the different Agile Methodologies

Course Detail:

1 - PMI-ACP® EXAM PREPERATION



  • 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

    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


    Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.


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