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Overview

The (PMI-ACP®) Agile Certified Practitioner is a fastest growing certification and globally recognized credentials. PMI ACP formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques. Agile Methodology of Project Management is a specific approach into the software development projects that attempts to deal with quick changes and address change effectively. Agile is an approach that helps shift the focus from writing about requirements to talking about them. Agile focus on more interaction with clients in each stages of projects to give a proper delievery.

ITechGurus 3‐days training session teaches Agile principles to explore what it takes to successfully apply Agile methods to their teams, projects and programs. The Course materials are designed to cover all of the areas needed to implement agile practices and to successfully pass the PMI‐ACP® examination. Attendees will learn the concepts and practices they can take to their teams and organization to make a difference immediately.

Participants will learn how to lead development teams toward Agile by creating and managing a product vision and product backlogs, planning releases and sprints, monitoring progress and conducting retrospectives.

Course Outcome & Benefits of ITechGurus

  • 3-Days of Instructor-Led classroom training with Blended model support.
  • 21 PDU Certificate to enable the eigibility of PMI ACP Exam
  • Course Materials and Internal Evaluation Exam with Extended Learning Model
  • Examination Cracking Technique and tips
  • PMI‐ACP® exam application form filling support
  • Course Completion Certificat from ITechGurus
  • Learn the 10 Tools and Techniques and 43 Knowledge and Skills areas needed to pass the PMI-ACP® Exam!
  • Solve Sample Agile Projects!
  • Learn Planning, Estimating and Prioritizing requirements in an Agile way.
  • Learn how to build self-organizing high performing teams.
  • How to engage your business customers and delight them through early and frequent delivery of value.
  • Improve requirements gathering through collaborative brainstorming, breaking down EPICs and defining acceptance tests.
  • Learn how to create simple yet powerful visible Agile tracking reports.
  • Get tips on advanced topics such as scaling Agile to large projects, distributed teams and lean portfolio management.
  • Designed with 60% interactive group workshops!
  • Uses a Real World end to end example Software and Non Software project to maximum learning!
  • The knowledge of both agile and waterfall practices gives you greater breadth and depth as a project manager.
  • Enhance your Career and Enable your Opportunities
  • Increase your professional versatility in project management tools and techniques and thus helps in career advancement.

Course Agenda

An overview of PMI-ACP® course and certification
  • Knowing PMI®
  • Certification Programs offered by PMI®
  • Value of PMI-ACP®
  • PMI-ACP® Certification Cycle
  • PMI-ACP® Eligibility Requirements
  • PMI-ACP® Exam Application
  • PMI-ACP® Exam Pattern
  • PMI-ACP® Exam Blueprint
  • PMI ®Contact Information

Agile Project Management

  • What is Agility?
  • Traditional/Agile Project Management
  • Key Values for Agile Leaders
  • The Agile Triangle
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management Framework
  • Envision Phase
  • Speculate Phase
  • Explore Phase
  • Adapt Phase
  • Close Phase

Value Based Prioritization

  • Time Value of Money
  • Return On Investment (ROI)
  • Present Value (PV), Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Opportunity Cost (OC)
  • Payback Period
  • Prioritization
  • Customer Valued Prioritization
  • Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF)
  • Agile Compliance
  • Business Case Development

Agile Analysis Design

  • Agile Chartering
  • Product Roadmap
  • Product Backlog
  • User Story
  • Story Maps
  • Wireframes
  • Personas
  • Agile Modeling
  • Best Practices – Agile Modeling
  • Planning Games / Collaborative Gamesbr
  • Business Case Development

Agile Estimation

  • Estimation
  • Story Points
  • Relative Sizing
  • Theme and Epic
  • Ideal Day, Ideal Time
  • Planning Poker
  • Wide Band Delphi
  • Affinity Estimating
  • Agile Cost Estimation

Planning, Monitoring and Adapting

  • Time-Boxing
  • Multiple Levels of Planning
  • Release Planning
  • Iteration Planning
  • Release Plan Vs Iteration Plan
  • Daily Standup
  • Burndown Chart / Burnup Chart
  • Variance and Trend Analysis
  • Cumulative Flow Diagram
  • Agile Task Board
  • Kanban Board
  • WIP Limits

Product Quality

  • Quality in Agile
  • Project and Quality Standard in Agile
  • Agile Testing Quadrants
  • Frequent Verification and Validation
  • Test First Development (TFD) / Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)
  • Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Refactoring
  • Definition of Done (DoD)
  • Collection Code Ownership
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Technical Debt

Communication

  • Agile Communication
  • Information Radiator
  • Agile Team Space
  • Osmotic Communications
  • Collocated Team
  • Distributed Team
  • Agile Tools
  • Active listening
  • Brainstorming
  • Feedback Methods

Interpersonal Skills

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Intelligence Skills Assessment (EISA) Framework
  • Goleman Emotional Intelligence Model
  • Collaboration
  • Agile Leadership
  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Servant Leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict Resolution

Agile Risk Management

  • Risk as Prioritization Factor
  • Risk Management in Agile
  • Risk Adjusted Product Backlog
  • Expected Monetary Value
  • Risk Management
  • Risk Burn-down Chart
  • Risk Based Spike

    Agile Metrics

    • Metrics
    • Velocity
    • Cycle Time
    • Earned Value Management (EVM)
    • 1. Various EVM Terms
      2. Earned Value Metrics
      3. Measuring Metric
    • Escape Defects

    Process Improvement

    • Value and Non-Value
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • Waste in Software Development
    • Retrospectives
    • Control limit for agile projects
    • Process Analysis
    • Process improvements
    • Agile failure modes
    • Agile coach failure and success modes
    • Agile Process Tailoring

    Agile Knowledge and Skills

    • Community and Stakeholder Values
    • Building Empowered Teams
    • Building High Performance Team
    • Coaching and Mentoring within Team
    • Coaching at Levels
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Team Motivation
    • Self Assessment
    • Knowledge Sharing
    • Problem solving
    • Facilitation method
    • Participatory Decision Models
    • Agile Contracting Methods
    • Vendor Management
    • Globalization, Culture and Team Diversity
    • Principles of System Thinking
    • Incremental Delivery
    • Agile Methods and Approaches
    • Applying New Agile Practices
    • PMI’s code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

    Exercise - Requirement Game

    Doing Agile

    • Ceremonies {daily stand up, retro etc ...}
    • Exercise - Ceremonies in action
    • Artifacts {Backlog, burn up charts ...}
    • Exercise - Artifacts in action
    • Structure (timebox iterations, release etc ...)
    • Structure - Ceremonies in action
    • Practices {continuous integration, automated testing etc ...}
    • Exercise - Practices in action
    • Agile Practices (story card, estimation, prioritization etc ...)
    • Exercise - Stories creation, estimation in action
    • Tools & Techniques {Information radiator, Jira etc ..}
    • Exercise - Stories creation, estimation in action
  • An overview of Agile

    Agile vs Waterfall

    Why Agile works

    Exercise - Agile Ball Game - An exercise to get a taste of Agile

    Agile Framework

    Being Agile

    • Communication in Agile
    • Roles in Agile
    • Stakeholder management
    • Soft skills
    • High Performance Team
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Exercise - A test of being agile

    Professional Responsibility

    • Professional Responsibility

    Other Agile approaches

    • Scrum
    • Kanban
    • XP ( eXtreme Programming)
    • Lean
    • Crystal

    Review & Final Evaluation Test

    • Structured Concentrated Review of all Chapters
    • Final Test Questions
    • End of Course Questions/Next Steps
    • PMI Application Assistance

    Putting it all together

    Agile adoption

    A day in life of doing and bring Agile (project simulation)

    Getting Started with Agile journey

    Training Schedule

    COURSE TRAINING MODEL DATE  SCHEDULE AND TIME LOCATION COURSE FEE ENROLL
    Agile Certification Training (PMI ACP Certification Course) Classroom Training NOV 30, DEC 01 & 07 2019  Weekends Class - 09 AM - 6 PM Bangalore 11999 + Tax Enroll
    Agile Certification Training (PMI ACP Certification Course) Classroom Training NOV 30, DEC 01 & 07 2019 Weekends Class - 09 AM - 6 PM Chennai 11999 + Tax Enroll
    Agile Certification Training (PMI ACP Certification Course) Classroom Training NOV 30, DEC 01 & 07 2019 Weekends Class - 09 AM - 6 PM Hyderabad 11999 + Tax Enroll
    Agile Certification Training (PMI ACP Certification Course) Classroom Training NOV 30, DEC 01 & 07 2019 Weekends Class - 09 AM - 6 PM Pune 11999 + Tax Enroll
    Agile Certification Training (PMI ACP Certification Course) Classroom Training NOV 30, DEC 01 & 07 2019 Weekends Class - 09 AM - 6 PM Mumbai 11999 + Tax Enroll
    Agile Certification Training (PMI ACP Certification Course) Classroom Training NOV 30, DEC 01 & 07 2019 Weekends Class - 09 AM - 6 PM New Delhi 11999 + Tax Enroll
    Agile Certification Training (PMI ACP Certification Course) Classroom Training NOV 30, DEC 01 & 07 2019 Weekends Class - 09 AM - 6 PM Noida 11999 + Tax Enroll

    Who can Learn

    Project co-coordinators, project managers, analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project team members, stakeholders, and senior managers who want to master Agile project management.

    • Project Leaders, Program Managers, QA’s, Business Analysts

    Those who want to learn Agile methodology of Project Management can taking this course

    Eligibility

    General Project Experience Agile Project Experience Training in Agile Practices
    2,000 hours (About 1 Year) working on project teams. These hours must be earned within the last 5 years. Active PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement. 1500 Hours (About 8 Months) of Involving or Supporting for Agile Projects Team. These hours must be earned within the last 3 years. 21 contact hours (ITechGurus ACP Preparation Program).

    For those who hold a PMP® and or/ PgMP® credential, PMI® has already verified that one has exceeded the project management experience requirements. PMP's and PgMP's do not need to document the general project management experience.

    How will I be assessed for PMP Examination?

    Applicants will need to complete the following steps to apply for the PMP Exam:

    Register with PMI and log into your account after registration.

    • Apply for PMI Membership and complete the online application form.
    • Submit the application online.
    • Upon acceptance, you will need to schedule your examination.
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    The Exam:

    The exam is a multiple choice, also computer based examination. The exam consists of 100 questions, and it takes approximately 3 hours to complete.

    Latest PMP Exam task Updates:

    The PMI ACP Certificate is the most recognized and respected credential in the field of Agile project management. This workshop is dedicated to helping students earn their certificate by preparing them to pass the PMI ACP examination.

    Exam Content Outline:

    • Domain 1: Agile Principles and Mindset
    • Domain 2: Value Driven Delivery 
    • Domain 3: Stakeholder Engagement
    • Domain 4: Team Performance
    • Domain 5: Adaptive Planning
    • Domain 6: Problem Detection and Resolution
    • Domain 7: Continuous Improvement

    Faq (Frequently Asked Questions)

    What is PMI-ACP® and What value does the PMI-ACP® brings to a practitioner?

    The PMI-ACP® validates a practitioner's ability to understand and apply agile principles and practices on basic projects. The PMI-ACP® demonstrates that a practitioner can select agile principles and practices as a project management approach based on the needs and demands of a specific project.

    The PMI-ACP® carries a high level of professional standing and credibility as it requires the combination of Agile education, experience and examination. If you use Agile practices in your projects, or your organization is adopting Agile approaches to project management, this 2 day classroom training session and the PMI-ACP® certification july be right for you. The PMI-ACP® recognizes knowledge of Agile principles, practices and techniques across Agile methodologies.

    This 3 day session targets 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.

    Exam Content Oultine:

    • Domain 1: Agile Principles and Mindset
    • Domain 2: Value Driven Delivery 
    • Domain 3: Stakeholder Engagement
    • Domain 4: Team Performance
    • Domain 5: Adaptive Planning
    • Domain 6: Problem Detection and Resolution
    • Domain 7: Continuous Improvement

    By learning the PMI-ACP®, practitioners can:

    • Demonstrate to employers their level of professionalism in agile practices of project management.
    • Increase their professional versatility in project management tools and techniques.
    • Show they have the capacity to lead basic teams using agile principles and practices by holding a certification that is more credible than existing offerings based only on exams or training.

    What value does a practitioner with the PMI-ACP® brings to an organization?

    • The PMI-ACP® demonstrates a practitioner's value to employers and level of professionalism.
    • The knowledge of both agile and waterfall practices gives the practitioner greater breadth and depth as a project manager.
    • The certification shows the practitioner's ability to lead basic teams using agile principles and practices.
    • The certification appeals to a wide, rapidly growing audience as more organizations adopt agile principles and practices.

    What value do agile principles and practices bring to an organization?

    Organizations who use agile principles and practices have documented the value they see from these techniques:,,

    • Adaptive to changing business needs, giving the organization more influence over adding, changing, or removing requirements.
    • Early and continuous customer feedback— as the customer is involved throughout development, they will end up with an end-product that they want and will use.

    How is the PMI-ACP® different from the PMP® Credential?

    The PMI-ACP® specifically validates a practitioner's ability to understand and apply agile principles and practices. The PMP® Credential recognizes demonstrated competence leading and directing project teams..

    Why did PMI develop the PMI-ACP®?

    • Agile is a topic of growing importance in project management. PMI® market research shows that project management practitioners are embracing agile principles and practices as a technique for successfully managing projects. Additionally, the following points show the increasing demand for an agile certification.
    • PMI® members, credential holders, and individuals who embrace agile principles and practices are looking to PMI® for certification, recognition and learning opportunities.
    • Many project professionals experienced in traditional techniques are seeing the demand for agile principles and practices in many industries and organizations. These practitioners are eager to add agile principles and practices to their project management "toolbox."
    • Organizations that use project management to serve both internal and external clients are seeing value in agile principles and practices to deliver projects more quickly, with less waste and cost due to misunderstood or poorly defined requirements.

    Why should we consider achieving the PMI-ACP® Certification?

    There are over a large number of professionals worldwide who have achieved the PMI-ACP® certification. The number is very rapidly growing, making PMI-ACP® a leading Agile Project Management certification worldwide. In many global organizations, having a Project Management certification like PMI-ACP® is becoming an important factor for promotion to the Project Management..

    Why PMI-ACP® is better than any other agile certifications?

    • If you use agile practices in your projects, or if your organization is adopting agile approaches to project management, the PMI-ACP® certification july be right for you.
    • The PMI-ACP® recognizes knowledge of agile principles, practices and tools and techniques across agile methodologies.
    • The use of agile as an approach to managing projects has been increasing dramatically over the last several years.
    • PMI's research has shown that the use of agile has tripled from December 2008 to july 2011.
    • Furthermore, research demonstrates the value that agile can have in decreasing product defects, improving group productivity, and increasing delivery of business value.
    • PMI-ACP® is positioned to recognize and validate knowledge of this important approach.

    Who Benefits from Agile methodology used in projects?

    The best thing about Agile is that it preserves the interests of all stakeholders in a project, be it the client, project manager, development team or testing team. Agile promotes transparency and visibility, both of which are crucial aspects for the success of any project.

    • Customers benefit from Agile as it ensures high customer satisfaction courtesy frequent releases.
    • Managers benefit from Agile as it makes life easier for them. No overheads, minimal documentation, no useless meetings and clear & crisp communication with all stakeholders.
    • Development team benefits from Agile as it shortens the learning curve and development time for iterations.
    • Testing team benefits from Agile as they get ‘Early Access’ to the software to test.
    • Lastly, all stakeholders have a better visibility of the project and ‘right expectations’ from each other

    What is the application fee for the PMI-ACP®?

    • For PMI Member: USD 435
    • Non-Member: USD 495

    What kind of organization is PMI®?

    Project Management Institute was founded in 1969. The goal of PMI is continuous growth and development of the discipline of Project Management. PMI® started the PMP® exam in 1984. PMI® has REP training Providers all across the globe.

    Mode of Payments:

    • Credit card (Online Payment)
    • Paypal
    • Bank Transfer (ACH)
    • Check

    DO you Share Trainer Details with Candidates?

    Yes, Off Course, You Can Interact trainer after Enrollment (or) you can get trainer profile before enrolment.

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    Testimonials

    Preveen Doddamani
    HR Manager at Maini Aerospace

    I Cleared my PMP Certification Exam :-) I like to thank to Mr. Prasanth and Staff member of ITechGurus for all the support given for my PMP Exam Preparation!

    - Questions are Scenario based
    - Itechgurus Study Guide and Mockup are very useful.
    - Only 1 Mathematical Questions.
    - No Questions from Agile Concepts.

    Suggestion for PMP Aspirants:
    - Have to read PMBOK 6th Edition guide
    - Have to try with some Mock exam practices
    - Understand the 49 process is very important.

    (PMI ID: 5671500) - See the photo copy for reference.

     

     

     

    D PRAVEEN KUMAR
    Technical Lead at Robert Bosch

    I did it! I finally earned my PMP! 

    Why am I so excited? This has been a goal of mine for a few years now. This year I included this as part of my personal development and made it happen.

    It was very easy, I had a few setbacks with my application being audited and Mr. Prasanth help me to clear the audit process. 

    However, I DID NOT QUIT! I had to change my mindset from passing the test to being a better project manager, I have my my study plan and materials. I PASSED exam on my 1st attempt and crushed the exam with above target proficiencies! 

    I would like to thank ITechGurus for their great training arrangements. If any of you are considering taking your PMP and need advice, you can communicate itechgurus. 

    Life is good. Thanks.

    Lakshman Sivaprakasam
    Manager at Technicolor

    I Cleared PMP Exam today. Thanks for all the Support.

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