PMI AGILE CERTIFIED PRACTITIONER|PMI-ACP®

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PMI agile certified practitioner credential validates your knowledge of Agile principles, practices and techniques across Agile methodologies. This 3 day session challenges new and seasoned Agile practitioners to explore what it takes to successfully apply Agile methods to their teams, projects and programs.

START:
February 14, 2018
DURATION:
3 DAYS
ID:
JKM/ACP/266
CREDIT:
18 PDUs
PRICE
150,000.00

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AGILE PROJECT  MANAGEMENT CERTIFIED PRACTITIONER PMI-ACP®

Agile Project Management PMI-ACP®  agile certified practitioner credential validates your knowledge of Agile principles, practices and techniques across Agile methodologies. This 3 day session challenges new and seasoned Agile practitioners to explore what it takes to successfully apply Agile methods to their teams, projects and programs. In addition to providing the full spectrum of Agile principles, practices and techniques, this material is designed to cover all the areas needed to successfully pass the PMI-ACP® Exam. The PMI-ACP® course features an interactive format filled with actual Agile experiences to truly provide you with direct access to what it takes to be highly effective with Agile. Our highly experienced Agile Project Management Coaches know what it takes to make Agile work in the real world, and what it takes to succeed on the PMI-ACP® exam! To help you prepare for the PMI-ACP® Exam and to provide overall structure for Agile as a body of knowledge, here are the specific objectives covered during this 3 day session

Prerequisites:Candidates must hold the PMP®-or- 2000 hours of documented Project Management experience. In addition, candidates must have at least 1500 document hours of Agile Project Management experience (non overlapping with the aforementioned 2000 hours) prior to sitting for the PMI-ACP® Exam.

 

PMI-AGILE CERTIFIED PRACTITIONER® LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn precisely what you will need to know in order to pass the new Agile Certified Practitioner PMI-ACP® Exam
  • Understand Agile principles and practices that will transform team performance and improve customer satisfaction
  • Acquire valuable insights into how you can “empower and inspire” your team
  • Gain insight on how to establish transparency in communication inside the team as well as with customers
  • Learn how to develop teams into high-performance teams; they will deliver amazing results for customers
  • Discover techniques to more actively manage a project’s scope to help better ensure the delivery of the best product possible, not just the product that was planned
  • Experience the freedom of embracing change and redefining how change affects projects, for the better
  • Evaluate how new approaches to manage project scope, schedule, budget and quality are easily improved through the use of effective Agile controls
  • Uncover the mystery of teams that are more accurate by being less precise
  • Combine best methods from multiple Agile methodologies to apply to your team
  • Learn to better know and collaborate with customers for better results
  • Build trust with your team and your customer through consistent cadence of “common sense” best practices
  • 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
  • Successfully make the transition from a ‘Command and Control’ leadership style to the more powerful ‘Servant Leadership’ method of management
  • React and respond to change quickly and effectively to seize competitive advantage for your customer
  • 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.

PMI AGILE CERTIFIED PRACTITIONER ®PRE-REQUISITES

Course Participation Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to attend the training.

Certification Exam Prerequisites:

A candidate must attain:

Secondary Degree (High School Diploma, Associate’s Degree or global equivalent)

+  2,000 hours (approx 12 months) of General Project Experience

all the   Experience must be earned within the last 5 years.

+   1,500 hours (approx 8 months) of Agile Project Experience

(These hours are in addition to the 2000 hours required in “general project experience”)
all the Experience must be earned within the last 3 years

+ 21 contact hours of training in Agile Practices

 

 

 

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Online Self Learning

Introduction to the PMI-ACP® Exam

  • Recognizing key Agile developments and definitions
  • Applying the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Mapping tools, techniques, knowledge and skills to PMI’s six domains of Agile development

Implementing Value-Driven Delivery

Focusing on business value

  • Defining and prioritizing features in terms of user and stakeholder value
  • Leveraging rapid feedback cycles

Ensuring progressive elaboration of requirements

  • Identifying Minimally Marketable Features for release planning
  • Sharpening the requirements definition by agreeing on the Definition of Done

Maintaining Stakeholder Engagement

Engaging empowered business stakeholders

  • Identifying stakeholders and their concerns
  • Promoting effective collaboration and participation

Communicating progress to help the organization make informed decisions

  • Enabling knowledge sharing
  • Building trust and managing expectations through shared success criteria

Boosting Team Performance Practices

Forming cross-functional teams

  • Establishing collaborative behaviors through group decision-making
  • Influencing teams to design their own internal work processes

Empowering teams to self-organize

  • Encouraging teams to estimate and track project progress
  • Creating safe environments for experimentation

Developing high performance teams

  • Raising productivity by eliminating waste
  • Coaching styles that foster skill enhancement

Implementing Adaptive Planning

Planning at multiple levels

  • Applying rolling wave planning
  • Leveraging progressive elaboration

Employing empirical planning

  • Balancing priorities and team capabilities
  • Coaching the team to adjust cadences based on situational awareness

Applying Agile Earned Value Measurement (EVM)

  • Refining estimate ranges to reflect uncertainty
  • Capturing measures of accepted work delivered in a specified time frame
  • Controlling costs through quantitative measures

Problem Detection and Resolution

Recognizing and mitigating risks

  • Time Boxing to focus on immediate issues
  • Engaging the team proactively to identify risks and create mitigation strategies
  • Ensuring impediments are resolved and stakeholder expectations are adjusted

Communicating risks and impediments

  • Maintaining visibility with burndown charts, value stream mapping and Kanban boards
  • Managing features and technical issues with Backlog

Facilitating Continuous Improvement

Tailoring the process

  • Conducting retrospectives to improve the team’s behavior
  • Experimenting with new techniques and process ideas

Evaluating work efficiency

  • Removing nonvalue-adding processes
  • Reducing Work In Progress (WIP)

Preparing to Pass the Exam

  • Defining your exam preparation strategy
  • Gaining insight into the exam format and process
  • Applying proven tips for exam success
  • Optimizing your study time and focus

Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Developers/QA, PMO Leaders, and other agile practitioners interested in acquiring the PMI-ACP® certification.

MARCH 10,11,17, LAGOSJUNE, 9,10,16, LAGOSAUGUST 15TH-17TH LAGOS

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