- February 29, 2020
- Posted by: dinakcon
The Importance of PMI-ACP Certification
In today’s fast-paced work environment, there is a greater need for experienced project managers across the globe. If you are working on a project and you are experienced in using agile approaches, and have good collaboration skills, accept complexity and thrive in a stressful environment, then your talents are in great demand. The PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® is a globally-recognized certification that helps you to demonstrate knowledge of agile principles and your understanding of agile techniques. The PMI-ACP certification helps you to stand out from the crowd and shine in front of your employers and peers.
With PMI-ACP credential, knowledge gained by project managers spans many approaches in agile such as Kanban, Scrum, extreme programming (XP), Lean and test-driven development (TDD). Hence, increasing your adaptability with regards to how you approach your projects.
The PMI-ACP Certification Advantage
Certifies your talent:
The PMI-ACP credential is proof that as a project manager you have the experience and skills to apply agile tools and techniques to make the project successful
Improves your earning prospects:
Professionals with PMI-ACP credential usually see better salary hikes than their non-certified counterparts
A PMI-ACP certification gets you access to world renowned organizations of your choice
Since PMI-ACP certification is widely-recognized across the globe, its applicability is universal across industries,
market segments and geographies
In order to maintain your PMI-ACP credential valid, you will have to keep yourself updated at regular intervals with best practices in the domain of agile project management
The following educational and professional criteria must be met to be eligible for the PMI-ACP certification:
Educational Background: Secondary Degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent)
General Project Experience: 2,000 hours (12 months) in project teams, which must have been acquired in the last five
Agile Project Experience: A minimum of 1,500 hours (8 months) in project teams or teams that employed agile methodologies. This experience should have been earned in the last three years and these hours should be in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience.
Training in Agile Practices: 21 contact hours in agile practices.
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PMI-ACP Exam Prep Boot Camp Course Overview
- Introduction What is the PMI-ACP Domains and Tasks Content Distribution Tools & Techniques Knowledge & Skills
Community Guide of the PMI-ACP
- Agile History Leaders over time Waterfall
- Why Agile?
Understanding the basics
- Agile Methods
Extreme Programming Scrum
Qualitative vs. Quantitative
Implicit vs. Explicit
Basic Understanding Scrum Process Overview Planning
- Roles & Responsibilities Product Owner ScrumMaster
- The Scrum Process Initial Planning
Sprint Backlog Sprint
- Simulations and Exercises
Batch and Flow Exercise
Team Collaboration Exercise
Theory of Constraints Exercise
User Story Writing Planning Poker Affinity Estimating
Iteration 0/Release Planning
Sprint Planning Daily Standup Review and Demo Retrospective