Ace the PMI-ACP Exam: A Quick Reference Guide for the Busy Professional

  • 9h 12m
  • Sumanta Boral
  • Apress
  • 2016

Prepare for the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) exam. Augment your professional experience with the necessary knowledge of the skills, tools, and techniques that are required for passing the examination. This is a comprehensive and one-stop guide with 100% coverage of the exam topics detailed in the PMI-ACP Exam content outline. Rehearse and test your knowledge and understanding of the subject using the practice quizzes after each chapter, three full-length mock exams, and practical tips and advice.

You will be able to understand the Agile manifesto, its principles and many facets of Agile project management such as planning, prioritization, estimation, releases, retrospectives, risk management, and continuous improvement. The book covers Agile metrics and means of demonstrating progress. People management aspects such as behavioral traits, servant leadership, negotiation, conflict management, team building, and Agile coaching are explained.

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned practitioner, this book also serves as a practical reference for key concepts in Agile and Agile methodologies such as Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban.

About the Author

Sumanta is a passionate and ardent evangelist of Agile practices, who has played all roles ranging from development, technical leadership, Scrum Master, Coach and Mentor for teams of various sizes and in various geographies. He has about 16 years of professional experience in successful implementation of technology based solutions and complex projects in the domains of telecom, finance, securities, investment banking and commercial banking. During this tenure he has served global giants like Royal Bank of Scotland, Fidelity Investments, State Street Corporation, Lucent, Ericsson, AT&T, Epson and Wipro Technologies.

The author holds a few Agile certifications namely Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) from PMI and Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) from Scrum Alliance.During his spare time, the author also provides freelance and corporate trainings on Agile and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

In this Book

  • Domain I: Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Domain I Continued: Agile Methodologies
  • Domain II: Value-Driven Delivery
  • Domain III: Stakeholder Engagement
  • Domain IV: Team Performance
  • Domain V: Adaptive Planning
  • Domain VI: Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Domain VII: Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)
  • PMI® Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct