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How to obtain PMI-ACP Agile Certificate

Agile Project Management:

The current IT market imposes an unusual rate of innovation and cost efficiency that cannot be met with traditional methods of software development. Iterative life cycles are winning over the cascade methods because the former focus more efficiently towards providing value to customers. In this context, the Project Management Institute studies have concluded that, from 2008 to 2013, the use of agile practices has tripled, and in response to this reality has launched a new certification on agile practices.

PMI-ACP Agile Certificate

PMI-ACP Agile Certificate


Who Should Care about PMI-ACP Agile Certificate?

Project Managers, Analysts, Product Managers and project team members who are using or plan to use agile management practices within their teams or organizations.

Qualifying to Take the Exam

Passing the PMI-ACP exam is just one component of achieving your certification. The other components are related to education, experience, and training. In order to qualify to take the exam, you need to have all of the following:

EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent

General Project Management Experience: 2,000 hours (about 12 months) of project team experience within the last five years.

Agile Project Management Experience: 1,500 hours (about 8 months) of agile project team experience within the last two years.

Agile Project Management Training: 21 hours

What is the content of PMI-ACP Course?

The Project Management Institute provides the “PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)SM Examination Content Outline“ on its Web site ( This document describes what topics the exam covers. It breaks the content down into tools and techniques (T&T), knowledge and skills (K&S), and domains.

PMI-ACP the 43 Knowledge and Skills areas:

1. Active listening

2. Agile frameworks and terminology

3. Agile contracting methods

4. Agile Manifesto values & principles

5. Building high-performance teams

6. Agile project accounting principles

7. Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder values

8. Business case development

9. Applying new Agile practices

10. Brainstorming techniques

11. Co-location

12. Compliance (organization)

13. Building empowered teams

14. Continuous improvement processes

15. Control limits for Agile projects

16. Coaching and mentoring within teams

17. Elements of a project charter for an Agile project

18. Failure modes and alternatives

19. Communications management

20. Facilitation methods

21. Globalization, culture, and team diversity

22. Feedback techniques for product

23. Participatory decision models

24. Innovation games

25. Incremental delivery

26. PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

27. Principles of systems thinking

28. Knowledge sharing

29. Process analysis techniques

30. Regulatory compliance

31. Leadership tools and techniques

32. Self assessment

33. Variance and trend analysis

34. Prioritization

35. Value-base analysis

36. Variations in Agile methods and approaches

37. Problem-solving strategies, tools, and techniques

38. Vendor management

39. Project and quality standards for Agile projects

40. Stakeholder management

41. Team motivation

42. Time, budget, and cost estimation

43. Value-based decomposition and prioritization

PMI-ACP Exam Prep Resources:

AgileExams™ is an online test preparation and study tool that provides practice exams to prepare you for PMI®’s Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) Examination and ScrumAlliance®’s Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®) / Certified Scrum Professional (CSP®) Tests . With over 610 Unique Practice Questions for the PMI-ACP® and 350+ Unique Practice Questions for CSM® & CSP® (and counting) to learn from you will be well prepared to take these prestigious exams. Each professionally created question is developed by Agile experts, exam preparation instructors and test development professionals who utilize PMI® and ScrumAlliance®’s suggested reference books and material. All questions include explanations which clarify answers and deepen your understanding of the subject matter. Instant Access to Full Length Exams

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