Why (PMI-ACP)® by PMI?
Project Management practitioner can use agile values, principles and practices to manage changes, improve communication, reduce/optimize cost, increase efficiency, increase self-satisfaction and enhance value to customer and stakeholders.
What value does (PMI-ACP)® brings to practitioner?
The (PMI-ACP)® validates a practitioner’s ability to understand and apply agile principles and practices on basic projects. The (PMI-ACP)® demonstrates that a practitioner can select agile principles and practices as a project management approach based on the needs and demands of a specific project.
By earning the (PMI-ACP)®, practitioners can :
Demonstrate to employers their level of professionalism in agile practices of project management.
Increase their professional versatility in project management tools and techniques.
Show they have the capacity to lead basic teams using agile principles and practices by holding a certification that is more credible than existing offerings based only on exams or training.
Surveys have shown that a practitioners holding (PMI-ACP)® credential earn 10% to 20% more compare to their peers.
What value does (PMI-ACP)® brings to organization?
The (PMI-ACP)® demonstrates a practitioner’s value to employers and level of professionalism:
The knowledge of both agile and waterfall practices gives the practitioner greater breadth and depth as a project manager.
The certification shows the practitioner’s ability to lead basic teams using agile principles and practices.
The certification appeals to a wide, rapidly growing audience as more organizations adopt agile principles and practices.
Increase Productivity and Quality by adopting agile principles and practices.
Agenda for 3 days workshop
What is ACP?
Where you stand?
Communication concepts and management
Daily stand up meetings
Ideal days Vs. Story Point
Planning, Monitoring and Adopting
Iteration Release Planning
Burn down/up charts
Cumulative flow diagrams
Agile Analysis and Design
o User stories
o Story maps
Verification and validation
Test driven development
Definition of Done
Soft Skills Negotiation
Adaptive and Servant leadership
Coaching and mentoring technique
ROI: Return on Investment
NPV: Net present value
IRR: Internal rate of return
MMF: Minimum marketable feature
Risk adjusted backlog
Risk burn down graphs
Velocity cycle time
EVM: Earn value management
Value stream Analysis
Value stream mapping
Lean Software Development
Lean Portfolio management
Lean Release planning Assessment
Variance and trend analysis
- 120 Days free online access to e-learning course
- 21 PDUs and 21 SEUs
General Project Management Experience –
2,000 hours (minimum of 12 months) working on project teams. These hours must be earned within the last 5 years. Note: for those holding a PMP® or PgMP® credential, PMI has already verified that the candidate has met these requirements. A PMP or PgMP will not need to enter these requirements on the application.
Agile Project Management Experience-
1,500 hours (minimum of 8 months) working on agile project teams or in agile methodologies. These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in general project management experience. These hours must be earned within the last 2 years.
Agile Project Management Education-
21 contact hours; hours must be earned in agile project management topics
Tests knowledge of agile fundamentals and ability to apply to basic projects
30 PDUs/3 CEUs every 3 years in agile principles and practices
Note: these hours would count toward fulfilling PMP requirements, if the individual holds both Certifications
Computer-based testing (CBT)-
Category B: Continuing Education.