Training Courses: PMI-ACP® Exam Prep

PMI-ACP® Exam Prep

Showcase your Agile expertise and position yourself as a true expert in the field of Agile.

Why getting certified?

  • Demonstrate to employers the level of professionalism in agile practices, tools and techniques
  • Increase professional versatility in agile techniques
  • Hold a certification that is more credible than existing entry-level, training or exam-only based offerings

What do you get

  • 3-day classroom training
  • Full exam simulation
  • Practice questions during the course
  • Application support and exam logistics
  • Post-course and pre-exam coaching

Requirements

We strongly encourage you to constantly review the official webpage of the certification at www.pmi.org/certifications/agile-acp

Agenda

Introduction
·       How to pass the exam
·       Build your study plan
·       Becoming Agile
The agile value proposition – Agile myths and reality – Agile vs Waterfall
Agile methodologies – Becoming value-driven
·       Values and principles
·       The Agile mindset
·       What makes it a methodology
·       How to use methodologies
·       Deep dive into Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP, FDD, DSDM, Crystal
The framework
Pillars and artefacts
Roles and responsibilities
Incremental and iterative
Agile delivery teams
How to add value
·       The Development Team
·       The Product Owner/Customer
·       The Scrum Master/Coach
·       The sponsor
·       Managing the stakeholders
·       Servant leadership
·       Active listening
·       Emotional Intelligence
·       High performance teams
·       Conflict management
Project initiation
·       Project charter and the vision
·       Project metrics: ROI, NPV , IRR, etc.
·       The vision statement
·       „Design the box“
·       Using Personas
·       Product backlog
·       Value stream mapping
·       Requirements decomposition
·       Progressive elaboration
·       User stories
·       Agile Estimations
·       Understanding velocity
·       Building a product roadmap
Release planning
·       Mapping and decomposing stories
·       Story mapping
·       Breaking down large stories
·       Prioritisation techniques
·       Risk management
·       Using spikes
Sprint Zero
·       Setting up the project
·       High level designs
·       Process diagrams, user flows, UI prototypes, wireframes
Sprint Planning
·       The planning meeting
·       Task management
·       Storyboards and task boards
Inside the iteration
·       Face-to-face communications
·       Daily Stand-Ups
·       Information radiators
·       Project reporting: burn ups/downs, tracking deliveries and velocity, defects
Sprint Review
·       Preparing for the review
·       Running the review
·       How to run a good review
Sprint Retrospective
·       Continuous improvement
·       Retrospective techniques
·       Self-assessments
·       Best practices
Test strategy
·       Exam simulation
·       Conclusions









Languages

  • This course in available in English, French, German

Duration

  • 3 days (21 hours) in classroom
  • Also available as online or virtual delivery
Rolf Consulting | Switzerland