PMI-ACP(r): PMI-ACP: Agile Certified Practitioner

  • 9 Courses | 8h 11m 11s
  • 7 Books | 27h 6m
  • Includes Test Prep
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Enhance your skills of agile principles and techniques as you prepare for the PMI-ACP(r) certification exam. The PMI-ACP certification ensures you have the qualifications of a skilled agile professional with knowledge of a broad range of agile methodologies. The certification is universally recognized and helps address the needs of associations that depend on certified Agile practitioners.

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PMI-ACP(r): Introduction to Agile

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COURSES INCLUDED

PMI-ACP(r): Introduction to Agile
Agile practitioners demonstrate the ability to thrive in complex environments. They understand the difference between "Being Agile" and "Doing Agile" and the importance of quickly responding to change. In this course, you will explore the definition of Agile and review the Agile Manifesto. You will identify and distinguish between the four core Agile values, and consider individuals and interactions. Next, you will focus on working software, customer collaboration, and the importance of responding to change. Finally, you will focus on interpreting the Agile value proposition, and how to identify the use of Agile in every industry. This course helps prepare learners for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(r) exam.
12 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
PMI-ACP(r): The Principles of Agile
Agile practitioners leverage the advantages of early and continuous delivery to provide tangible benefits to the organization. This involves welcoming changes while focusing on communication and continuous improvement. In this course, you will learn the definition of early and continuous delivery, examine the importance of welcoming change at any time, and discover the significance of delivering frequently. From there, you will focus on tangible results, describing empowered teams and demonstrating effective communication. Next, you will explore the agile approach to measuring progress, promoting sustainable development, and supporting technical excellence. Finally, you will identify how to keep options simple, recognize self-organizing teams, and encourage continuous improvement. This course helps prepare learners for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(r) exam.
12 videos | 1h 8m has Assessment available Badge
PMI-ACP(r): Agile Methodologies & Frameworks
Agile practitioners understand multiple agile approaches are available to deliver value to organizations effectively. In this course, you will learn to identify the Scrum roles and ceremonies, define Kanban and continuous flow, summarize Extreme Programming (XP) practices, and how to describe the Lean approach to product development. You will also learn to explain the Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM) project framework, recognize strategies for scaling agile, list the core components of SAFe, distinguish between LeSS and other agile frameworks, and explore the Nexus model for scaling Scrum and the disciplined agile toolkit.
12 videos | 1h 23m has Assessment available Badge
PMI-ACP(r): Common Agile Practices
Agile practitioners implement processes such as adaptive planning, iterative development, and incremental delivery, ensuring projects deliver value and respond effectively to change. In this course, you will explore the essentials of adaptive planning, describe the iterative development process, and identify the advantages of incremental delivery. Next, you will discover the purpose of User Stories, the components of a Product Backlog, and the concept of continuous integration. Then you will learn how to interpret the process of test-driven development and investigate the concept of timeboxing. Finally, you will define Work in Progress (WIP) limits, review the goals of retrospectives, and recognize techniques for continuous improvement. This course helps prepare learners for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(r) exam.
12 videos | 1h 8m has Assessment available Badge
Agile Principles and Methodologies
Agile projects use short work iterations and incremental development of products that focus on business priorities and customer value. In this course, you'll learn about Agile concepts that are fundamental when managing projects, including the four Agile values and twelve Agile principles. This course also covers the five phases of the Agile project management model, and introduces you to the most common Agile methodologies and frameworks. Finally, this course introduces key activities for managing Agile projects, including creating a product vision and project charter, and best contract and documentation types. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(r) exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
11 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Project Planning
Properly estimating and prioritizing project requirements is critical when planning projects. When managing Agile projects, you need to be able to map out the work necessary for your product release. In this course, you'll learn about vital Agile planning activities including creating personas and wireframing. This course also covers the most common Agile estimation techniques used when managing projects such as story points, wideband Delphi, and affinity estimation. This course also covers requirements prioritization methods and other Agile project management activities you perform when completing your release plan. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(r) exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
11 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Project Scheduling and Monitoring
Wouldn't it be great if projects managed themselves once you got them started? But this isn't the case. Successful Agile project management involves adequate scheduling and monitoring, which helps identify any adjustments that need to be made, and ensures effective time management. In this course, you'll learn about managing projects with Agile project scheduling activities like setting work in progress limits and implementing project buffers. This course also covers recommended project time management processes for monitoring and tracking progress at both the iteration and project levels. This course also introduces you to key risk management and product quality, testing, and integration strategies you can use when managing Agile projects to help ensure your project creates and maintains the intended value as it progresses. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(r) exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
10 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Stakeholder Engagement and Team Development
Agile projects are only successful if the Agile team is cohesive, productive, and engaged. When managing projects for your organization, you must encourage active involvement to ensure your team has a clear understanding of project requirements and stakeholder expectations. In this course, you'll learn about team leadership and the characteristics of effective stakeholder engagement when managing Agile projects. This course also introduces you to some important Agile project management tools and techniques, such as team development strategies and developmental mastery models. Finally, this course covers effective communication tools and the benefits of using facilitation techniques like Agile games to foster collaboration and cooperation in the Agile team. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(r) exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
10 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Key Exam Concepts
Agile projects use many of the tools and techniques from lean project management in order to ensure that processes are as efficient as possible. Agile project management tools are often simple and highly visual, where a collocated team can easily access them. In this course, you'll learn about key Agile exam concepts such as muda or waste, the Kanban system, and process efficiency. You'll explore other concepts that are critical when managing Agile projects, including work in progress, Little's Law, and the product vision. This course also introduces you to the benefits of collocated Agile teams when managing projects, including osmotic learning and communication. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(r) exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
9 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

Agile Practice Guide
Developed as a resource to understand, evaluate, and use agile and hybrid agile approaches, this book provides guidance on when, where, and how to apply agile approaches and offers practical tools for practitioners and organizations wanting to increase agility.
book Duration 1h 50m book Authors By Project Management Institute

Book

Leading Agile Teams
Presenting a practical and engaging guide to help your organization embrace a more agile mindset, this book will give you the knowledge and tools you need to create and sustain strong agile teams, and is written for the developers, project managers, product owners, and ScrumMasters, who do most of the legwork in getting agile up and running.
book Duration 4h 16m book Authors By Doug Rose

Book

Agile for Project Managers
Complete with a list of agile training providers, this book will help certified project managers make a smooth transition to agile project management and will provide newcomers with the basic knowledge needed to pass the PMI-ACP exam, the first time around.
book Duration 3h 9m book Authors By Denise Canty

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Agile Change Management: A Practical Framework for Successful Change Planning and Implementation
Combining agile project management methodologies and a practical life cycle approach, this book offers pioneering tools and techniques to ensure change projects or strategies are delivered successfully and that benefits are realized earlier on in the process.
book Duration 4h 12m book Authors By Melanie Franklin

Book

Ace the PMI-ACP Exam: A Quick Reference Guide for the Busy Professional
Including practice quizzes after each chapter, three full-length mock exams, and practical tips and advice, this book is a comprehensive and one-stop guide with 100% coverage of the exam topics detailed in the PMI-ACP Exam content outline.
book Duration 9h 12m book Authors By Sumanta Boral

Book

Breaking the Addiction to Process: An Introduction to Agile Project Management
Providing the tools you need to meet your customers' needs efficiently and cost-effectively, this clear, practical guide presents a 12-step plan to help you implement Agile development methods for maximum impact and business success.
book Duration 1h 31m book Authors By Elizabeth Scanlon Thomas

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Agile Project Management In Easy Steps, 2nd Edition
An essential guide for anyone new to agile projects and a valuable source of inspiration for the more experienced, this book explains the key principles, techniques and processes of agile project management, working through an entire project, explaining the main activities and deliverables.
book Duration 2h 56m book Authors By David Morris, John Carroll
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