PMI-ACP® Exam Prep Second Edition eLearning Course

This self-directed online course for the new PMI-ACP® exam covers everything you need to earn the new PMI Agile Certified Practitioner credential with the least amount of study time. As a student of this course you will learn exclusive test-taking strategies and tips, and have access to real-world agile tools and techniques, interactive exercises, nine lessons worth of study content and over 600 sample exam questions. If you are looking to earn the PMI-ACP® credential AND significantly boost your knowledge of Agile PM, this class offers everything you need—and more.

This online course for the PMI-ACP® exam offers:

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At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the knowledge and experience requirements necessary to apply for and pass the PMI-ACP® certification exam
  • Explain various Agile methodologies, and why they are used—including Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban, DSDM, and more
  • Fill their own personal gaps in Agile PM knowledge
  • Comprehend the concepts of Value-Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning, Problem Detection & Resolution, and Continuous Improvement
  • Recognize and successfully navigate different types and forms of PMI-ACP® exam questions
  • Become a better Agile project manager!

PMI-ACP® Exam Prep Online is designed for Agile Team Leaders, Agile Team Members and Product Owners—as well as professionals with other Project Management and Business Analysis certifications (CAPM®, PMP®, CCBA®, CBAP®, etc.) who have exposure to Agile or a desire to work on Agile projects. This course will also provide great benefit to anyone looking to acquire a firm grasp of the Agile Project Management process from beginning to end.

The course is organized into the following sections:

  • Welcome & Course Introduction
    • How to Use This Course
    • How the Lessons Are Organized
    • How to Get the Most out of This Course
  • The Exam
    • About the Exam
    • Qualifying to Take the Exam
    • The Seven Domains
    • How is the Exam Weighted?
    • Exam Assumptions
  • The Agile Framework
    • The Agile Mindset
    • The Agile Manifest
    • Scrum
    • XP
    • Lean
    • Kanban
    • Crystal
    • FDD
    • DSDM
    • Agile Servant Leadership
  • Value-Driven Delivery
    • Early Delivery of Value
    • Return on Investment (ROI)
    • Net Present Value (NPV)
    • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
    • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
    • Prioritization Schemes
    • Incremental Delivery
    • Minimal Viable Product (MVP)
    • Task and Kanban Boards
    • WIP Limits
    • Cumulative Flow Diagrams (CFDs)
    • Agile Contracting
    • Frequent Verification and Validation
    • Testing
    • Continuous Integration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Incorporating Stakeholder Values
    • Agile Project Charters
    • Agile Team Charters
    • Personas
    • Agile Modeling
    • Requirements Hierarchy
    • Requirements Decomposition
    • The Definition of "Done"
    • Stakeholder Communication
    • Information Radiators
    • Workshops
    • Collaboration Games
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Negotiation
    • Facilitation Methods
    • Participatory Decision Models
  • Team Performance
    • Agile Team Roles
    • Self-Organizing and Self-Directing
    • Create a Safe Place for Experiments
    • Stages of Team Formation and Development
    • Adaptive Leadership
    • Empowered Teams
    • Team Motivation
    • The Agile Coach
    • Co-located and Distributed Teams
    • Osmotic Communication
    • Team Space
    • Globalization, Culture, and Team Diversity
    • Burndown and Burnup Charts
    • Velocity
  • Adaptive Planning
    • Agile Discovery
    • Progressive Elaboration
    • Rolling Wave Planning
    • Value-Based Analysis
    • Value-Based Decomposition
    • Timeboxing
    • Estimate Ranges
    • Ideal Time
    • Agile versus Traditional Estimating
    • Agile Requirements Hierarchy
    • "Just in Time" Requirements Decomposition
    • User Stories
    • The Three Cs
    • Story Writing Workshops
    • Refining/Grooming the Backlog
    • Relative Sizing
    • Affinity Estimating
    • Wideband Delphi
    • Releases and Iterations
    • Spikes
    • Fast Failure
    • Release Planning Meeting
    • Slicing the Stories
    • Iteration Planning
    • Acceptance Criteria and Acceptance Tests
    • Estimating the Tasks
    • Daily Stand-Ups
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
    • Understanding Problems
    • The Cost of Change Curve
    • Technical Debt
    • Failure Modes
    • Success Modes
    • Lead Time and Cycle Time
    • Cycle Time, WIP, and Throughput
    • Variance Analysis
    • Trend Analysis: Leading vs. Lagging Metrics
    • Control Limits
    • Engaging the Team in Solving Problems
    • Risk-Adjusted Backlog
    • Risk Severity
    • Burndown Graphs
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Kaizen
    • Process Improvement in the Agile Lifecycle
    • Process Tailoring
    • Hybrid Models
    • Systems Thinking
    • Process Analysis
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • Project Pre-Mortems
    • Iterative and Incremental Product Improvement
    • Reviews
    • Product Feedback Loops
    • Learning Cycles
    • Retrospective Process
  • Preparing for the Exam
    • Review the Course and Fill Your Gaps
    • Practice Your Test-Taking Strategies
    • Be Prepared for Tough Questions
    • Assumptions Behind the Exam Questions
    • Take the Practice Exam
    • Review Your Results
    • Study and Pass the Exam!
    • Congratulations!
Preparing for the Exam

Preparing for the Exam

The Lessons

The Lessons

Scrum: Process Overview

Scrum: Process Overview

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Price: $988 $868
Contact Hours: 27
Duration: 180 Days
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