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PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Boot Camp


3 Days
Public Session   |  
4 Days
Live Online

IIBA (CDU)

ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.

NASBA (CPE)

NASBA continuing professional education credits (CPE) assist Certified Public Accountants in reaching their continuing education requirements.

PMI (PDU)

Select courses offer Leadership (PDU-L), Strategic (PDU-S) and Technical PMI professional development units that vary according to certification. Technical PDUs are available in the following types: ACP, PBA, PfMP, PMP/PgMP, RMP, and SP.

IIBA
IIBA
21.00 CDUs
NASBA
NASBA
25.00 CPEs
PMI
ACP
21.00 T-PDUs
PMP/PgMP
21.00 T-PDUs

Expertise Level: Intermediate
Certification
Public Classroom
Individual:
$1795.00
Group Rate:
$1595.00
(per registrant, 2 or more)
GSA Individual:
$1292.40
Private Onsite Package

This course can be tailored to your needs for private, onsite delivery at your location.

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Overview

Agile has made its way into the mainstream – it's no longer a grassroots movement to change software development. Today, more organizations and companies are adopting this approach over a more traditional waterfall methodology, and more are working every day to make the transition.To stay relevant in the competitive, professional world, it's increasingly important that professionals can demonstrate true leadership ability on today's software projects. The Project Management Institute's Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification clearly illustrates to colleagues, organizations or even potential employers that you're ready and able to lead in this new age of product development, management and delivery.

This PMI-ACP training course not only prepares you to lead your next Agile project effort, but ensures that you're prepared to pass the PMI-ACP certification exam. This course provides a proven combination of class learning and testing that prepares students for some of the most difficult of testing situations. Questions are designed to allow you to learn through practice so that you will be able to apply what you have learned for the exam.

Learn precisely what you will need to know in order to pass the Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI–ACP) Exam
Understand Agile principles and practices which will transform team performance and improve customer satisfaction
Acquire valuable insights into how you can empower and inspire your team
Discover techniques to more actively manage a project's scope to help better ensure the delivery of the best product possible, even if that differs from what was planned
Learn to better know and collaborate with customers for better results
Learn the most powerful metrics to employ to ensure that teams continuously improve their development and delivery
Avoid the pitfalls many teams fall into when adopting Agile practices
Gain powerful insights, techniques and skills to successfully coach a new or existing agile team
Arm yourself with the latest industry knowledge on how to manage dynamic projects in the most unforgiving environments
Learn why studies have shown Agile teams are significantly happier with their work, and ensure this benefit for your own team
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Jul 25, 2016 – Jul 27, 2016    11:00am – 5:00pm Live Online
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Aug 10, 2016 – Aug 12, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Tampa, Florida

Embassy Suites Tampa Airport Westshore
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Tampa, FL 33609
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Aug 10, 2016 – Aug 12, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Portland, Oregon

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Aug 15, 2016 – Aug 17, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Raleigh, North Carolina

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Aug 22, 2016 – Aug 25, 2016    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online
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Aug 24, 2016 – Aug 26, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Dallas, Texas

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Sep 6, 2016 – Sep 9, 2016    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online
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Sep 7, 2016 – Sep 9, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Indianapolis, Indiana

Courtyard Indianapolis Castleton
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Indianapolis, IN 46250
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Sep 12, 2016 – Sep 14, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Des Moines, Iowa

Spindustry Training
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Sep 14, 2016 – Sep 16, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm New Orleans, Louisiana

Hilton Garden Inn-New Orleans Airport
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Sep 19, 2016 – Sep 21, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Phoenix, Arizona

Dynamic Worldwide
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Sep 19, 2016 – Sep 21, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Toronto, Ontario

Global Knowledge Toronto Bloor
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Sep 19, 2016 – Sep 22, 2016    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online
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Sep 21, 2016 – Sep 23, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Embassy Suites Pittsburgh Airport
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Sep 26, 2016 – Sep 28, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Sacramento, California

UC Davis
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Sacramento, CA 95816
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Sep 28, 2016 – Sep 30, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Saint Louis, Missouri

Saint Louis University - Workforce Ctr
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Saint Louis, MO 63103
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Oct 3, 2016 – Oct 5, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

Homewood Suites Dulles Airport
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Herndon, VA 20171
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Oct 3, 2016 – Oct 5, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm Albuquerque, New Mexico

LaQuinta Inn & Suites Midtown
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Oct 3, 2016 – Oct 6, 2016    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online
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Oct 5, 2016 – Oct 7, 2016    8:30am – 4:30pm San Jose, California

Global Knowledge Training Center
5201 Great America Pkwy

Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Course Outline
  1. Getting Started

During this kick-off section of the class the group not only covers introductions and course objectives, but they are also taken through an overview of the different Agile methods that are tested on the exam. This section specifically covers:

  • Introductions
  • Objectives
  • Working Agreements
  • Agile Overview
    • Why Agile?
    • What is Agile?
    • Agile Manifesto & Principles
    • Agile Practices
    • The Agile Team
    • Agile Metrics
  1. Tools and Techniques

During this section of the class, the group examines the PMI recognized Tools and Techniques of Agile Project Management. This material represents 50% of the material on the test. This section specifically covers:

  • Agile analysis and design
  • Agile estimation
  • Communications
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Metrics
  • Planning, monitoring, and adapting
  • Process improvement
  • Product quality
  • Risk management
  • Value-based prioritization
  1. Knowledge and Skills

During this section of the class the group explores Agile Knowledge and Skills. This material represents 50% of the material on the test. This section specifically covers:

  • Agile values and principles
  • Agile frameworks and terminology
  • Agile methods and approaches
  • Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder values
  • Stakeholder management
  • Communication management
  • Facilitation methods
  • Knowledge sharing/written communication
  • Leadership
  • Building agile teams
  • Team motivation
  • Physical and virtual co-location
  • Global, cultural, and team diversity
  • Training, coaching, and mentoring
  • Developmental mastery models (for example, Tuckman, Dreyfus, Shu Ha Ri)
  • Self-assessment tools and techniques
  • Participatory decision models (for example, convergent, shared collaboration)
  • Principles of systems thinking (for example, complex adaptive, chaos)
  • Problem solving
  • Prioritization
  • Incremental delivery
  • Agile discovery
  • Agile sizing and estimation
  • Value based analysis and decomposition
  • Process analysis
  • Continuous improvement
  • Agile hybrid models
  • Managing with agile KPIs
  • Agile project chartering
  • Agile contracting
  • Agile project accounting principles
  • Regulatory compliance
  • PMI's Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  1. Testing Details

During this section of the class the group will cover the nuts-and-bolts of testing details related to the PMI-ACP® examination. This section will specifically:

  • Discuss the timeline for the exam
  • Review the eligibility requirements
  • Examine the costs to take the exam
  • Breakdown the audit process
  • Review the details and results of the exam
  • Discuss what happens if you don’t pass
Who should attend

This Agile Project Management training course is designed for anyone who is considering the use of an Agile PM methodology for software development, including:

  • Project Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Analysts
  • Developers
  • Testers
  • IT Managers/Directors
  • Software Engineers
  • Software Architects
  • Software Managers
  • Testing Managers
  • Team Leaders 
Bonus Materials

Attendees of this course also receive Our Agile Concepts & Skills Assessment, to measure your knowledge areas and enhance your career development.

*when regular course price is paid in full, cannot be combined with other discounts.

agile examsIn partnership with AgileExams.com, this course now includes practice exams.

Passing the PMI-ACP® exam – Our Guarantee
ASPE-SDLC offers you the best PMI-ACP® certification training course on the market. We are backing that claim up by offering you the following guarantee: If you take the PMI-ACP® exam within four weeks after your PMI-ACP certification training course has completed and do not pass, ASPE will provide you a second examination voucher at the PMI® member rate free of charge. You must provide ASPE with a copy of your exam score. Fax: 919–816–1710 or email: customerservice@aspetraining.com to get your free voucher. If you do not pass on your second try, ASPE will allow you to re–sit any PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Boot Camp session within one year of your initial class. You must use your initial class materials when re–taking the course. You will need to fax in your second exam score to receive your free course credit.

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