Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI – ACP)® Preparatory Course

The renowned certification that recognizes an individual’s expertise in using agile practices in their projects, while demonstrating their increased professional versatility through agile tools and techniques.


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This course imparts Agile principles, approaches, practices there by grooms you as an agilist to manage projects in complex environment. Through practice tests, class room exercises and effective exam techniques learners gains profound knowledge to confidently confront PMI-ACP ® exam.

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course, learners will be able to

  • Explore agile value and principles within the context of project management.
  • Identify similarities and difference among various agile methodologies such as scrum, FDD, XP etc.,.
  • Recognize agile team characteristics, importance to create environment of trust, learning, collaboration to build self-managed and high performance teams.
  • Produce and maintain, adapt an evolving plan that reflects changes in project requirements, stakeholder feedback and review findings etc.,
  • Explore agile analysis & design, estimation techniques, agile metrics.
  • Apply tools and techniques to identify, prioritize and resolve problems, impediments and risks thereby continuously improve processes.

“PMI”, “PMP, “PMI-ACP, “PMI-RMP, “PMBOK” are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

I Agile Principles and Mindset

  • Agile manifesto
  • Predictive Vs Adaptive project management approaches
  • Various agile frameworks and methodologies
    o Scrum, XP, FDD, Kanban etc.,
  • Agile team characteristics
  • Self-organization and empowerment
  • Servant leadership
  • Information radiators

II Agile Fundamental Terminologies

  • Agile chartering
  • Product road map
  • User stories and product backlog
  • Themes and epic
  • Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF)
  • Agile personas

III Value Driven Delivery

  • Incremental project delivery
  • Agile product backlog and user stories
  • Value based prioritization ( NPV, IRR etc.,)
  • Customer valued prioritization
  • Value prioritization schemes( MoSCoW, Kano etc.,)
  • Minimally Marketable Features (MMF)
  • Minimal Viable Product (MVP)
  • Earned Value Management (EVM) for Agile Projects

IV Stakeholder Engagement

  • Stakeholder identification
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Active listening
  • Emotional Intelligence – EISA Framework
  • Conflict resolution
  • Participatory decision models
  • Agile communication

V Team Performance Management

  • Building empowered and High Performance Teams
  • Tools and techniques for team participation
  • Agile team space
  • Agile tooling
  • Osmotic communication
  • Distributive and integrative negotiation
  • Team productivity measures ( velocity, cycle time etc.,)
  • Motivation theories

VI Adaptive Planning

  • Traditional Vs Agile project management triangle
  • Agile planning stages
  • Agile artifacts and meeting
    product vision, product map, personas , wireframes etc.,
  • Agile planning terms
  • Epic, theme, spike , time box etc.,
  • Agile modeling techniques
  • Agile adaptation
  • SHUHARI Model
  • Agile sizing and estimation
    (Wide Band Delphi Estimating, Planning Poker, T shirt Sizing etc.,)

VII Problem Detection and Resolution

  • Risk identification and assessment
  • Risk adjusted backlog
  • Risk burn down and burn up charts
  • Risk based spike
  • Verification and validation
  • Variance and trend analysis
  • Escaped defects
  • Agile control limits
  • Root cause analysis

VIII Continuous Improvement

  • Retrospectives and Intraspectives
  • Development mastery models
  • Agile hybrid models
  • Value stream mapping
  • Kaizen
  • Continuous integration
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Kharthik Nandagopal

PCM ACP Professional
I would like to thank Quadra plus for their excellent support throughout and a special thanks to our coach Ms. Durga for her wonderful support and dedication. Her knowledge and command over the subject is inspiring and at the same time she ensured that the classes were enjoyable and lively. I would definitely recommend Quadra plus to my colleagues and I shall surely miss these interactions with the batch and also with Durga. I sincerely wish Quadra plus the very best and once again a big thanks to Durga for everything.

  24 Instructional Hours

  Agile Practice Guide- Latest Edition

  Instructor’s notes

  Agile Terminologies – Flash Cards

   KHDA Approved Certificate

  Exam Application Assistance

  Free Retraining

  Free entry pass to webinars

1000+ Realistic Mock Questions

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