Our course is designed to prepare you for PMI-ACP® certification and enable you to successfully lead complex software projects. This training will enhance your versatility in using agile approaches and techniques at your workplace. Additionally, the training on Scrum, XP, Lean, and Test-driven Development (TDD) will enable you to maximize team productivity and product scope, as well as deliver improved business value.

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Course Highlights

  • 3 days of intense classroom sessions by an experienced industry-best trainer
  • Access to PMI® approved e-Learning content
  • 21 Contact Hours/PDUs
  • 2 PMI-ACP® Exam Practice Tests
  • Doubt-resolving sessions and revisions
  • Post-workshop support through e-mail, telephone and webinars

The ezPrep Approach

We at ezCertifications follow a practitioner's approach towards training. ezPrep focuses on:

  • Providing experienced faculty to teach and transmit PMI's APM framework.
  • Enabling participants to pass the PMI-ACP® exam on their first attempt.
  • Helping participants to improve their knowledge of agile principles and techniques.
  • Fostering adoption of agile practices to help improve project performance.
  • Instilling confidence to manage projects of various complexity and size.
  • Assisting in expediting professional advancement.
  • Helping organizations to increase the bottom line.
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Curriculum

Introduction

  • Introduction to AGILE and PMI
  • Prerequisites for the PMI-ACP® Exam
  • About the AGILE Exam; Procedure, Format and its Content
  • Question Answer Session
  • Agile Information Radiator
  • Agile Team Space
  • Agile Tooling
  • Osmotic Communications for collocated teams
  • Osmotic Communications for distributed teams
  • Agile Daily Stand-ups
  • Quiz

Agile Planning, Monitoring and Adopting

  • Agile Retrospectives
  • Agile Task and Kanban boards
  • Agile Time Boxing
  • Agile Iteration and Release Planning
  • Agile WIP limits
  • Agile Burn Down/up Charts
  • Agile Cumulative Flow Diagrams
  • Agile Process Tailoring
  • Quiz

Agile Estimation

  • Agile Relative Sizing/story Points
  • Agile Wide Band Delphi
  • Agile Planning Poker
  • Agile Affinity Estimating
  • Agile Ideal Time
  • Agile Process Tailoring
  • Quiz

Agile analysis and design

  • Agile Product Road Map
  • Agile User Stories and Backlog
  • Agile Story Maps
  • Agile Progressive Elaboration
  • Agile Wire Frames
  • Agile Chartering
  • Agile Personas
  • Agile Modeling
  • Quiz

Product Quality

  • Agile Frequent Verification and Validation
  • Agenda for the Session
  • Agile Test First Development
  • Agile Acceptance Test-Driven Development
  • Agile Definition of Done/Complete
  • Agile Continuous Integration
  • Quiz

Soft skills Negotiation

  • Agile Emotional Intelligence
  • Agile Collaboration
  • Agile Adaptive Leadership
  • Agile Negotiation
  • Agile Conflict Resolution
  • Agile Servant Leadership
  • Quiz

Risk management

  • Agile Risk-Adjusted Backlog
  • Agile Risk Burn Down Graphs
  • Agile Risk-based Spike
  • Quiz

Value-based prioritization

  • Agile Return On Investment (ROI)
  • Agile Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Agile Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Agile Compliance
  • Agile Customer-Valued Prioritization
  • Agile Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF)
  • Agile relative Prioritization or Ranking
  • Quiz

Agile Metrics

  • Agile Velocity
  • Agile Cycle Time
  • Agile Earned Value Management (EVM) for agile projects
  • Agile Escaped Defects
  • Quiz

Agile value stream analysis

  • Agile value Stream Mapping
  • Agile Flow Charts
  • Agile Spaghetti Diagrams
  • Quiz

Agile Knowledge and Skills (Level-1)

  • Active listening
  • Agile Manifesto values and principles
  • Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder values
  • Agile Brainstorming techniques
  • Building empowered teams
  • Coaching and mentoring within teams
  • Agile Communications management
  • Feedback techniques for product (e.g., prototyping, simulation, demonstrations, evaluations)
  • Incremental delivery
  • Agile Knowledge sharing
  • Agile Leadership tools and techniques
  • Prioritization
  • Agile Problem-solving strategies, tools, and techniques
  • Project and quality standards for Agile projects
  • Stakeholder management
  • Agile Team motivation
  • Time, budget, and cost estimation
  • Value-based decomposition and prioritization
  • Quiz

Agile Knowledge and Skills (Level-2)

  • Agile frameworks and terminology
  • Building high-performance teams
  • Agile Business case development
  • Collocation (geographic proximity)/distributed teams
  • Agile Continuous improvement processes
  • Elements of a project charter for an Agile project
  • Agile Facilitation methods
  • Agile Participatory decision models (e.g., input-based, shared collaboration, command)
  • PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Process analysis techniques
  • Self-assessment
  • Value-based analysis
  • Quiz

Agile Knowledge and Skills (Level-3)

  • Agile contracting methods
  • Agile project accounting principles
  • Applying new Agile practices
  • Compliance (organization)
  • Control limits for Agile projects
  • Agile Failure modes and alternatives
  • Globalization, culture, and team diversity
  • Agile Innovation games
  • Principles of systems thinking (e.g., complex adaptive, chaos)
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Variance and trend analysis
  • Variations in Agile methods and approaches
  • Vendor management
  • Quiz

The course is based on the PMI's framework for Agile Project Management.

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ezCourse Kit

  • 3 days of intense classroom training by an experienced industry-best trainer
  • Access to e-Learning content
  • 21 Contact Hours/PDUs
  • 2 PMI-ACP® Exam Practice Tests
  • Tips and Tricks to pass the PMI-ACP® certification Exam
  • Post-workshop support through e-mail, telephone and webinars
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee

Who can do this course?

This course is designed for:

  • Project Managers/Associate Project Managers
  • Agile Team Members
  • Managers/Assistant Managers
  • Team leads/Engineers
  • Project Executives
  • Software Developers
  • Any professional aspiring to be a Project Manager
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Certification

Guidelines to help you successfully gain PMI-ACP® Certification:

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FAQs

1.What is Agile?

Agile is a philosophy that uses organizational models based on people, collaboration and shared values. The Agile Manifesto outlines the tenets of Agile philosophy. Agile uses rolling wave planning, iterative and incremental delivery, rapid and flexible response to change, and open communication between teams, stakeholders and customers. There are many agile methodologies that adhere to these tenets, such as Scrum, XP, Lean and Test-driven Development (TDD).

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