PMI-ACP®Certification Training in Lisbon, Portugal

Comprehensive training for the PMI-ACP certification, the industry standard for Agile

  • Practice latest Agile principles and techniques 
  • Immersive course, designed by experienced Agilists  
  • Experiential learning, real-world simulations, case studies and more 
  • 220,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month
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Become a skilled Agile practitioner

Enhance and validate your knowledge of Agile practices and techniques with the PMI-ACP® certification. Explore various approaches to agility including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Extreme Programming (XP) and Test-Driven Development (TDD). Learn to cultivate an Agile mindset and gain hands-on expertise in Agile Project Management.

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Highlights

  • 21 Hours Live Instructor-Led Sessions

  • Earn 21 PDUs on Course Completion

  • Real-World Simulations, Activities

  • Six Months Post-Class Career Guidance

  • Comprehensive Exam Prep Support

  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

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Experiential Workshops

Activities, team-based exercises, case studies: High energy workshops with hands-on learning.

Elite Panel of Agilists

Learn from the best certified Agilists with experience across different industries.

Expert Practitioners

Get actionable tips and techniques for your Agile toolbox from our expert practitioners.

Exam Preparation Support

Our training ensures that participants can pass the exam on their first attempt.

Continual Learning Support

Webinars, e-books, tutorials, articles, and more - we're right by you in your learning journey!

Post-Training Sessions

Six months of post-training mentor guidance to overcome challenges in your Agile career. 

Steps to get PMI-ACP certified

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Prerequisites

Prerequisites for the PMI-ACP training

  • There are no prerequisites to attend this training program. 
  • To qualify for the PMI-ACP exam, PMI requires candidates to complete 21 hours of training in Agile practices by an authorized training partner of PMI. More details on prerequisites are provided in the FAQ section below

Who should attend the PMI-ACP course?

Software Engineers

Product Managers

Project Managers

Team Leaders

Business Analysts

Development Team Members

Testers

Aspiring Agilists

PMI-ACP Course Schedule

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What you’ll learn

1

Agile Projects

Learn about Agile project management. Learn how to implement them at your organization.

2

Agile Mindset

Discover what having an Agile mindset is about and how it can make a difference for you.

3

Product Quality

Find out how an Agile practitioner prioritises the quality of the product being delivered.

4

Stakeholder Engagement

Learn to communicate effectively with stakeholders and work by combining different inputs.

5

Risk Management

Learn to mitigate and manage risks by using Agile techniques in your organization.

6

Continuous Improvement

Learn to experiment continuously to find better way of doing things and improving processes.

Skills you’ll gain

Agile Project Management

Value-Based Prioritization

Agile Analysis and Design

Agile Estimation

Planning, Monitoring, Adapting

Quality Management

Agile Risk Management

Earned Value Management

Process Improvement

Stakeholder Management

Vendor Management

Building a High-Performance Team

Coaching and Mentoring

Team Motivation

Problem-Solving skills

Facilitation skills

Communication skills

Interpersonal skills

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Build Agile teams that excel

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  • 300+ Agile transformations facilitated 
  • 150,000+ professionals skilled in Agile 
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PMI-ACP Curriculum

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Learning Objectives

Learn why the PMI-ACP certification is valuable for a professional


Topics
  • About PMI® 
  • PMI® Certification Programs  
  • Value of PMI-ACP® 
  • Certification Cycle 
  • Eligibility 
  • Exam Application 
  • Exam Pattern 
  • Exam Blueprint 
  • Contact Information 

Learning Objectives

Find out how Agile Product Management is different from traditional methods and the value it provides. 


Topics
  • Agility 
  • The Agile advantage 
  • Key Values 
  • Agile Triangle 
  • Agile Methodologies 
  • APM Framework 
  • Phases 

Learning Objectives

Learn how an Agilist prioritizes work based on the value the outcome provides.


Topics
  • Time Value of Money 
  • ROI 
  • PV and NPV 
  • Internal Rate of Return 
  • Opportunity Cost 
  • Payback Period 
  • Prioritization 
  • Customer Valued Prioritization 
  • Minimally Marketable Feature 
  • Agile Compliance 

Learning Objectives

Learn a few techniques normally used in Agile 


Topics
  • Agile Chartering 
  • Product Roadmap 
  • Product Backlog 
  • User Story 
  • Story Maps 
  • Wireframes 
  • Personas 
  • Agile Modelling 
  • Best Practices 
  • Collaborative Games 

Learning Objectives

Learn about the various aspects involved in Agile estimation. 


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

Learning Objectives

Explore Agile practices that helps the practitioner stay on top of things.


Topics
  • Time-Boxing 
  • Levels of Planning 
  • Release Planning 
  • Iteration Planning 
  • Daily Stand up 
  • Burndown and Burnup Chart 
  • Variance and Trend Analysis 
  • Cumulative Flow Diagram 
  • Agile Task Board 
  • Kanban Board 
  • WIP Limits 

Learning Objectives

Learn the importance of the Agilists role in ensuring and improving product quality. 


Topics
  • Project and Quality Standard 
  • Agile Testing Quadrants 
  • Verification and Validation 
  • Test First Development and Test Driven Development 
  • Acceptance Test Driven Development 
  • Continuous Integration 
  • Refactoring 
  • Definition of Done 
  • Knowledge Sharing 
  • Technical Debt 

Learning Objectives

Explore some of the ways in which an Agilist can improve communication


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

Learning Objectives

Learn how an Agilist plays a key role between various stakeholders and teams


Topics
  • Emotional Intelligence 
  • EISA Framework 
  • Goleman Emotional Intelligence Model 
  • Collaboration 
  • Agile Leadership 
  • Adaptive Leadership 
  • Servant Leadership 
  • Negotiation 
  • Conflict Resolution 

Learning Objectives

Discover ways to mitigate risks and plan accordingly.


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

Learning Objectives

Find out how Agilists keep track of critical parameters that affect their project.


Topics
  • Metrics 
  • Velocity 
  • Cycle Time 
  • Earned Value Management 
  • Escape Defects 

Learning Objectives

Learn how the Agile methodology helps organizations to continuously improve their processes.


Topics
  • Value Stream Mapping 
  • Waste in Software Development 
  • Retrospectives 
  • Control limit 
  • Process Analysis 
  • Process improvements 
  • Failure modes 
  • Coach failure and success modes 
  • Process Tailoring 
  • Shu-Ha-Ri 

Learning Objectives

Get introduced to a variety of practices and skills that enable agility in your organization. 


Topics
  • High Performance Team 
  • Coaching and Mentoring 
  • Stakeholder Management 
  • Team Motivation 
  • Self Assessment 
  • Knowledge Sharing 
  • Problem solving 
  • Facilitation method 
  • Participatory Decision Models 
  • Agile Contracting Methods 
  • Vendor Management 
  • Principles of System Thinking 
  • Incremental Delivery 
  • PMI’s code of Ethics and Professional Conduct 

Frequently Asked Questions about PMI-ACP®

PMI-ACP Training

By the end of the PMI-ACP course, you will have acquired Agile Project Management skills and mastered Agile tools and techniques to build high-performance teams including: 

  • Value-Based Prioritization  
  • Agile Analysis and Design  
  • Agile Estimation  
  • Planning, Monitoring, Adapting  
  • Quality Management  
  • Agile Risk Management  
  • Earned Value Management  
  • Process Improvement  
  • Stakeholder Management  
  • Vendor Management 
  • Cultivating an Agile mindset  
  • Clearing conflicts through effective communication  
  • Prioritizing tasks to generate value for users  
  • Finding better ways of doing things and improving processes 
  • Initiating processes to incorporate improvements

The PMI-ACP certification helps you:  

  • Validate your commitment to continued excellence in project management and Agile  
  • Demonstrate your ability to manage projects effectively in a complex business world  
  • Display leadership abilities in times of change  
  • Champion Agile change in your organization  
  • Command a higher salary compared to your non-certified peers 

This course is best suited for:  

  • Software Engineers  
  • Product Managers  
  • Project Managers  
  • Team Leaders  
  • Business Analysts  
  • Development team members  
  • Testers  
  • Aspiring Agilists 

Once you have achieved the PMI-ACP certification, you can further enhance your Agile leadership skills by pursuing the following credentials:  

  • Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) Certification  
  • Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC)  
  • Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC)  

Yes, you will get free e-learning access to 100 courses for one year.

PDUs

You earn 21 PDUs by participating in KnowledgeHut’s PMI-ACP training program.

You will need 30 PDUs to maintain your PMI-ACP certification.

You will earn 21 PDUs by completing our training program for PMI-ACP certification.

PMI-ACP Certification

The PMI-ACP certification is offered by PMI, a world-renowned body dedicated to helping professionals, leaders and organizations learn and validate their knowledge and skills in project management and professional development.

You cannot get PMI-ACP certified without undertaking the course as per PMI requirements which includes 21 hours of training by an Authorized Training Partner.

As per the latest PMI guidelines, to qualify for the PMI-ACP exam, you must fulfil the following:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT EDUCATION 

  • 21 hours of training in Agile practices from an authorized training partner 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND AGILE EXPERIENCE 

  • 2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams. While a current PMP® or PgMP® satisfies this requirement, neither certification is mandatory to qualify for the PMI-ACP assessment. 
  • 1,500 hours working on Agile project teams or with Agile methodologies. Please note that this requirement is in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience. 

You can also find these requirements on the PMI page.

Here are the four steps to get PMI-ACP certified:  

Step 1: Validate your eligibility according to PMI’s guidelines

Step 2: Take the 21-hour long PMI-ACP course from an Authorized Training Partner of PMI.  

Step 3: Take the PMI-ACP exam and clear it.  

Step 4: Become a PMI- Agile Certified Practitioner. 

Yes, you will receive a course completion certificate on successfully completing the course.

To obtain the PMI-ACP certification, you would need to attend 21 hours of training under an Authorized Training Partner of PMI. You will also need to clear the PMI-ACP exam and fulfil other conditions of eligibility which you can find on the PMI page.

No, your certificate will not mention the course was held online. It will look the same as the in-person certificates.

As a result of the engagement and contributions of those who share their ideas and practical experiences in the workplace, Agile practices continue to evolve. PMI requires you to take measures to keep yourself abreast of the latest best practices, tools and techniques in Agile.  

Renewal of your certification validates your Scrum proficiency and demonstrates your interest in the growth and evolution of Scrum. 

You would need to renew your PMI-ACP certification every 3 years. You need to earn 30 PDUs during these 3 years to maintain your certification. You can earn these by learning more Agile topics.

PMI-ACP Workshop Experience

The PMI-ACP workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through an immersive learning experience platform, via live and interactive instructor-led training sessions.  

Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner.

All KnowledgeHut’s PMI-ACP certification training is delivered by our team of accredited trainers. They deliver high quality training at par with the standards of excellence set out by PMI. Every candidate receives the same standard of training and content, irrespective of the trainer and the location. 

Our PMI-ACP course focuses on engaging interaction — we only use lectures to cover the basic terms and concepts. Most class time is dedicated to fun exercises, lively discussions and team collaboration. We focus on practical solutions to real-world, challenges drawn from decades of experience as Agile practitioners, coaches, and professionals in Agile environments.

Yes, your course material will be provided in advance. You will receive an email with a link to set your password a few days in advance of the scheduled course. You will have access to the study plan and all the course material.

The course material comprises of the course schedule or study plan, workbooks and all relevant assignments, assessments, or case studies.

The sessions would be auto recorded. Based on the permissions, you would have lifetime access to the video recordings of the sessions as well. 

No, you will not yet be able to join the training through phone or tab. Please be prepared to join the training on your laptop or desktop.

If you get disconnected during the training, you will have the option to re-join within about half an hour. 

Our workshops are currently held online and anyone with a stable internet from anywhere across the world can benefit from this to get PMI-ACP certified. You can check out the schedules here.

You will receive a registration link from us to your e-mail id. You can set your password, log in and start your immersive learning journey.

If you miss a class, you may access recordings of the sessions. At the beginning of every session, there will also be a 10-12-minute recapitulation of the previous class.

This is a live instructor-led training where you will be coached by accredited trainers.

We currently use the Zoom platform for video conferencing and will soon be adding more integrations with Webex and Microsoft Teams. However, all the sessions and the recordings will be available right from within our learning platform.

Yes, there will be other participants who will actively participate in the class remotely. They can attend online training from office, home, or any other suitable place.

In case of any queries, our support team is available to you 24/7 via the Help and Support section. You can also reach out to your workshop manager on your workshop group messenger.

Should you have any more questions, please email us on support@knowledgehut.com and we will be happy to get back to you.

What learners are saying

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Vikas Kumar Gupta Project Manager
4
The training was good. I found the instructor to be quite knowledgeable about the course. 

Attended PMI-ACP®Certification workshop in January 2020

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Sunil Kumar Rajgopal Prasad Project Director
5
Overall, I was very satisfied with the workshop. Mr.Abhinav, the trainer was able to explain the concepts clearly by providing apt real-life examples. He answered all our questions on the topics. The Q&A session at the end of the workshop was also quite valuable.

Attended PMI-ACP®Certification workshop in December 2019

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SRUTI PEYYALA Business Analyst
4
The course was very detailed and the instructor helped us understand the various modules with perfect examples. Overall, it was a fruitful workshop.

Attended PMI-ACP®Certification workshop in November 2019

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Harikumar Rajan Project Director
4
A great course to enroll to prepare for the PMI ACP certification, the trainer (Sunil Agarwala) was good and the online sessions were quite interactive.

Attended PMI-ACP®Certification workshop in September 2019

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Rossana DOrazio NA
5
The trainer was very knowledgeable and managed the class well. The class was conducted at a good pace for the material presented. It was a very good guideline to take the PMI-ACP certification.

Attended PMI-ACP®Certification workshop in September 2019

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Lisa Broyard Lisa
4
The instructor was very knowledgeable about the subject and passionate about teaching. It was indeed a great prep class for the exam.

Attended PMI-ACP®Certification workshop in September 2019

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Sreenath Bhandari BI Technical lead
4
It was a good training session. It’s definitely going to help to me pass the ACP exam. I would recommend it to others who are interested in this course.

Attended PMI-ACP®Certification workshop in September 2019

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Sudheer Muthyala Manager Development
5
The trainer was very flexible, patient, skilled and kept the session very interactive. KnowledgeHut did a fabulous job too in coordinating the session. Overall, the learning experience was great.

Attended PMI-ACP®Certification workshop in July 2019

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