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PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Boot Camp


3 Days Classroom Session   |  
4 Days Live Online
Classroom Registration
Individual:
$1795.00
Group Rate:
$1595.00
(per registrant, 2 or more)
GSA Individual:
$1310.35
Live Online Registration
Live Online:
$1795.00
Private Onsite Package

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

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Professional Credits

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.

This course offers 21.00 IIBA CDUs.

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.

This course offers:
    21.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs
    21.00 PMI-ACP Technical PDUs

21
IIBA CDUs
21
PMI PDUs
Certification
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 exam prep training 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.

PMI, PMI-ACP, PMP and PgMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

*Please note, if you are taking this class as part of the St. Louis University Certificate requirements, there is a $500 fee to claim your certificate once you have completed ALL requirements.

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
Upcoming Dates and Locations
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May 7, 2019 – May 10, 2019    12:00pm – 5:00pm Live Online Register
May 15, 2019 – May 17, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
May 15, 2019 – May 17, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Charlotte, North Carolina

Doubletree Hotel Charlotte Airport
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Charlotte, NC 28208
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May 21, 2019 – May 23, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Courtyard Milwaukee Brookfield
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Brookfield, WI 53005
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May 29, 2019 – May 31, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Tampa, Florida

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Tampa, FL 33609
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Jun 3, 2019 – Jun 5, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 3, 2019 – Jun 5, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm New York, New York

NYC Seminar and Conference Center
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New York, NY 10010
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Jun 12, 2019 – Jun 14, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

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Herndon, VA 20170
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Jun 19, 2019 – Jun 21, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Sacramento, California

UC Davis
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Sacramento, CA 95816
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Jun 24, 2019 – Jun 27, 2019    12:00pm – 5:00pm Live Online Register
Jun 26, 2019 – Jun 28, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Saint Louis, Missouri

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Saint Louis, MO 63103
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Jul 15, 2019 – Jul 17, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Phoenix, Arizona

Dynamic Worldwide
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Jul 22, 2019 – Jul 24, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Jul 22, 2019 – Jul 24, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Raleigh, North Carolina

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Cary, NC 27518
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Jul 23, 2019 – Jul 26, 2019    12:00pm – 5:00pm Live Online Register
Jul 29, 2019 – Jul 31, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Columbus, Ohio

The Fawcett Center
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Columbus, OH 43210
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Aug 5, 2019 – Aug 7, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Dallas, Texas

Microtek Dallas
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Three Lincoln Centre, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75240
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Aug 12, 2019 – Aug 14, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Aug 12, 2019 – Aug 14, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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King Of Prussia, PA 19406
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Aug 19, 2019 – Aug 21, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Detroit, Michigan

Courtyard Detroit Livonia
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Livonia, MI 48152
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Course Outline

Part 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:

  1. Introductions
  2. Objectives
  3. Working Agreements
  4. Agile Overview
    • Why Agile?
    • What is Agile?
    • Agile Manifesto & Principles
    • Agile Practices
    • The Agile Team
    • Agile Metrics

Part 2: 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:

  1. Agile analysis and design
  2. Agile estimation
  3. Communications
  4. Interpersonal skills
  5. Metrics
  6. Planning, monitoring, and adapting
  7. Process improvement
  8. Product quality
  9. Risk management
  10. Value-based prioritization

Part 3: 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:

  1. Agile values and principles
  2. Agile frameworks and terminology
  3. Agile methods and approaches
  4. Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder values
  5. Stakeholder management
  6. Communication management
  7. Facilitation methods
  8. Knowledge sharing/written communication
  9. Leadership
  10. Building agile teams
  11. Team motivation
  12. Physical and virtual co-location
  13. Global, cultural, and team diversity
  14. Training, coaching, and mentoring
  15. Developmental mastery models (for example, Tuckman, Dreyfus, Shu Ha Ri)
  16. Self-assessment tools and techniques
  17. Participatory decision models (for example, convergent, shared collaboration)
  18. Principles of systems thinking (for example, complex adaptive, chaos)
  19. Problem solving
  20. Prioritization
  21. Incremental delivery
  22. Agile discovery
  23. Agile sizing and estimation
  24. Value based analysis and decomposition
  25. Process analysis
  26. Continuous improvement
  27. Agile hybrid models
  28. Managing with agile KPIs
  29. Agile project chartering
  30. Agile contracting
  31. Agile project accounting principles
  32. Regulatory compliance
  33. PMI's Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct


PMI, PMI-ACP, PMP and PgMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Who should attend

This PMI-ACP exam prep 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

Agile Practice GuideAttendees receive a free copy of PMI's Agile Practice Guide with Purchase of this course. Created in partnership with Agile Alliance®, the Agile Practice Guide* provides tools, situational guidelines and an understanding of the various agile approaches available to enable better results. It is especially useful for those project managers accustomed to a more traditional environment to adapt to a more agile approach.

Attendees of this course also receive the PMI-ACP Exam Simulation bank, with three complete PMI-ACP exam simulations to help ensure you are fully prepared for the exam after class.*

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

Passing the PMI-ACP® exam – Our Guarantee
ASPE Training 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.

Pre-Requisites

Although it is not mandatory, students who have completed the self-paced Agile Project Management eLearning course have found it very helpful when completing this course.

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