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PMI-ACP®Certification Training in Washington, DC, United States
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PMI-ACP®Certification Training in Washington, DC, United States

Reach a milestone in your Agile career, with the PMI-ACP® certification!

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From USD 1299 USD 1199 (3 Days)

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From USD 1099 USD 899 (5 Days)

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The Project Management Institute-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®is a widely accepted credential in the Agile community, and is a reflection of the holder’s competence in carrying out project management using Agile practices. The certification mandatorily requires a combination of agile training, experience working on agile projects and a thorough comprehension of agile principles, practices, tools and techniques.

Join our PMI-ACP® course now and learn how best to implement Agile practices appropriate for single and enterprise scale projects, through an engaging blend of discussion, group interaction, case studies and real-world focused workshops. Our workshop on PMI-ACP® Certification Training will help you implement Agile practices appropriate for your teams, and gain the skills and knowledge required to sit for the PMI-ACP® certification exam. Comprehensive courseware and ample quiz sessions will also thoroughly prepare you for the PMI-ACP® examination. Candidates who have successfully obtained this certification can meet the needs of organisations by applying a diversity of methods to project management.

What you will learn:

The workshop will teach you to:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of Agile Manifesto, its methodologies, principles, tools, and techniques
  • Understand the Scrum Framework and artefacts, roles and responsibilities
  • Learn to mitigate risks and seize competitive advantage
  • Learn the Agile best practices and concepts to ensure project goals are met within time and budget constraints
  • Get a thorough understanding of developing soft skills such as emotional intelligence, collaboration, conflict relationship and others
  • Understand the tools to lower defect density, enhance transparency, and reduce risks to market-viable products faster and enhance corporate reputation
You will also get :
  • 21 PDUs and 21 SEUs
  • Comprehensive courseware, practice tests, and tips and tricks to ensure clearance of PMI-ACP® certification
  • 100 Days extra free online access to Agile & Scrum
  • 1 PMI-ACP®Practice Test
  • Group discussions facilitated through classroom training
  • PMI® approved courseware
  • Downloadable e-book
  • Assistance with PMI®Exam Application Form and end-to-end support via phone, email and chat.

Key Features

KnowledgeHut is a Global REP for Project Management Institute, Inc. (REP ID 3757)
24 hours instructor led PMI ACP® training
21 PDUs and 21 SEUs
100 days free online access to our e-learning modules
1 free Mock Exam
PMI® approved courseware

Certification

Prerequisites :

To apply for the PMI-ACP®, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  1. General Project Experience
  • 2000 hours of working on project teams within the last 5 years or having an active PMP®/PgMP® credential
  1. Agile Project Experience
  • 1500 hours of working on Agile Project Teams or with Agile Methodologies, in addition to “General Project Experience” above;
  1. Training in Agile Practices;
  • 21 contact hours earned in Agile Practices
Certification :

To take the PMI-ACP®Certification Exam, candidates need to register and create a login at the PMI’s Online System.

You can also download a copy of the PMI-ACP® application form.

Please refer to the Handbook for further information.

The Exam:

The computer-based PMI-ACP® examination is comprised of 120 multiple-choice questions and has to be completed in 3 hours. 100 questions are scored, and 20 pre-test questions which are not scored will be distributed randomly through the exam.

Please note that the credential must be maintained in 3 year cycles, by adding 30 PDUs in agile project management per three year cycle.

  1. Knowing PMI®
  2. Certification Programs offered by PMI®
  3. Value of PMI-ACP®
  4. PMI-ACP® Certification Cycle;
  5. PMI-ACP® Eligibility Requirements;
  6. PMI-ACP® Exam Application;
  7. PMI-ACP® Exam Pattern;
  8. PMI-ACP® Exam Blueprint;
  9. PMI ®Contact Information
  1. What is Agility?
  2. Traditional/Agile Project Management
  3. Key Values for Agile Leaders
  4. The Agile Triangle
  5. Agile Methodologies
  6. APM Framework
    • Envision Phase
    • Speculate Phase
    • Explore Phase
    • Adapt Phase
    • Close Phase
  1. Time Value of Money
  2. Return On Investment (ROI)
  3. Present Value (PV), Net Present Value (NPV)
  4. Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  5. Opportunity Cost (OC)
  6. Payback Period
  7. Prioritization
  8. Customer Valued Prioritization
  9. Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF)
  10. Agile Compliance
  11. Business Case Development
  1. Agile Chartering
  2. Product Roadmap
  3. Product Backlog
  4. User Story
  5. Story Maps
  6. Wireframes
  7. Personas
  8. Agile Modeling
  9. Best Practices – Agile Modeling
  10. Planning Games / Collaborative Games
  1. Estimation
  2. Story Points
  3. Relative Sizing
  4. Theme and Epic
  5. Ideal Day, Ideal Time
  6. Planning Poker
  7. Wide Band Delphi
  8. Affinity Estimating
  9. Agile Cost Estimation
  1. Time-Boxing
  2. Multiple Levels of Planning
  3. Release Planning
  4. Iteration Planning
  5. Release Plan Vs Iteration Plan
  6. Daily Stand up
  7. Burndown Chart / Burnup Chart
  8. Variance and Trend Analysis
  9. Cumulative Flow Diagram
  10. Agile Task Board
  11. Kanban Board
  12. WIP Limits
  1. Quality in Agile
  2. Project and Quality Standard in Agile
  3. Agile Testing Quadrants
  4. Frequent Verification and Validation
  5. Test First Development (TFD) / Test Driven Development (TDD)
  6. Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)
  7. Continuous Integration (CI)
  8. Refactoring
  9. Definition of Done (DoD)
  10. Collection Code Ownership
  11. Knowledge Sharing
  12. Technical Debt
  1. Agile Communication
  2. Information Radiator
  3. Agile Team Space
  4. Osmotic Communications
    • Collocated Team
    • Distributed Team
  5. Agile Tools
  6. Active listening
  7. Brainstorming
  8. Feedback Methods
  1. Emotional Intelligence
  2. Emotional Intelligence Skills Assessment (EISA) Framework
  3. Goleman Emotional Intelligence Model
  4. Collaboration
  5. Agile Leadership
  6. Adaptive Leadership
  7. Servant Leadership
  8. Negotiation
  9. Conflict Resolution
  1. Risk as Prioritization Factor
  2. Risk Management in Agile
  3. Risk Adjusted Product Backlog
  4. Expected Monetary Value
  5. Risk Management
  6. Risk Burn-down Chart
  7. Risk Based Spike
  1. Metrics
  2. Velocity
  3. Cycle Time
  4. Earned Value Management (EVM)
    • Various EVM Terms
    • Earned Value Metrics
    • Measuring Metric
  5. Escape Defects
  1. Value and Non-Value
  2. Value Stream Mapping
  3. Waste in Software Development
  4. Retrospectives
  5. Control limit for agile projects
  6. Process Analysis
  7. Process improvements
  8. Agile failure modes
  9. Agile coach failure and success modes
  10. Agile Process Tailoring
  11. Shu-Ha-Ri
  1. Community and Stakeholder Values
  2. Building Empowered Teams
  3. Building High Performance Team
  4. Coaching and Mentoring within Team
  5. Coaching at Levels
  6. Stakeholder Management
  7. Team Motivation
  8. Self Assessment
  9. Knowledge Sharing
  10. Problem solving
  11. Facilitation method
  12. Participatory Decision Models
  1. Agile Contracting Methods
  2. Vendor Management
  3. Globalization, Culture and Team Diversity
  4. Principles of System Thinking
  5. Incremental Delivery
  6. Agile Methods and Approaches
  7. Applying New Agile Practices
  8. PMI’s code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

Our Students See All

Knowledge hut provided good way to learn new things and keep up the speed in the marked by providing experienced trainer, to help me get certified in PMI - ACP. Thank you for the wonderful service.

Attended workshop in March 2018

The course was good and it provided required knowledge for PMI ACP certification. The course material is good stuff for studying for certification

Attended workshop in November 2017

Attended a 2 day weekend course by Knowledgehut for the CSM certification. The instructor was very knowledgeable and engaging. Excellent experience.

Attended workshop in April 2018

The CSPO Training was awesome and great. The trainer Anderson made all the concepts look so easy and simple. Using his past experience as examples to explain various scenarios was a plus. Moreover, it was an active session with a lot of participant involvement which not only made it interactive but interesting as well. Would definitely recommend this Training.

Attended workshop in July 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

With the exception of the CAPM® credential, all those who earn a PMI® certification must actively maintain their certifications through participation in the CCR (Continuing Certification Requirements) Program and renewal of their certifications every 3 years. You can take part in professional development and learning activities to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs),thus fulfilling the continuing certification requirements and ultimately growing and developing as a practitioner.

To maintain your PMI-ACP® certification, you must earn and record 30 PDUs every 3 years.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: http://www.knowledgehut.com/refund.

The PMI-ACP® opens doors to a lucrative and successfully career. By gaining this certification, you become part of an elite group of professionals who are known for their dedication and commitment to excellence. After becoming a successful Agile Practitioner, you can further enhance your career prospects by pursuing niche certifications like CSM® and CSPO®.

This course offers value to anyone looking to demonstrate level of experience and knowledge of managing agile projects, or wanting to further their understanding of how Agile is applied and practised; such as Project Managers, Project Planners, Quality Assurance Staff, Developers/Programmers, Designers, Testers, Project Controllers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Scrum Team Members.

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have!

The widespread adoption of the Agile methodology has sparked the need for Agile specialists who understand every facet of this approach and can implement it to reap organizational benefits. The PMI-ACP® is one such credential that ensures that the holder has the required knowledge to successfully bring about Agile transformations in an organization. This certification, brought by the prestigious PMI® institute, equips professionals to bring in Agile benefits like increased business value and ROI, lower development costs, better handle risks, and have a greater ability to respond to issues. It is therefore a very popular credential and will make your resume more marketable.

To apply for the PMI-ACP®, one must have:

  1. General Project Experience: 2000 hours of working on project teams within the last 5 years or having an active PMP®/PgMP® credential
  2. Agile Project Experience: 1500 hours of working on Agile Project Teams or with Agile Methodologies, in addition to “General Project Experience” above
  3. Training in Agile Practices: 21 contact hours earned in Agile Practices

On completing the course, you will get 21 PDUs and 21 SEUs

PDUs and SEUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute and the Scrum Alliance respectively. They recognize your dedication to the Agile and Project Management world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. At present, Scrum Alliance members who hold a Certified Scrum Professional®, Certified Enterprise Coach and/or Certified Scrum Trainer credential need to earn SEUs to get recertified. PDUs are offered by the PMI®, and every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®,requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.

You will receive the PMI-ACP® certification that is provided by the PMI® institute, on successfully passing the exam.

The PMI-ACP® examination is comprised of 120 multiple-choice questions and has to be completed in 3 hours. Of the 120 questions, 20 are considered pre-test questions and do not affect the score.

Please check the Handbook for complete details.

PMI-ACP®Certification Course in Washington, DC

Named after George Washington, power is the reason why Washington exerts such a palpable hum. Teeming with iconic monuments, huge museums and the corridors of power, Washington is home to all three segments of the federal government that includes the White House, the Supreme Court, and the Capital Building. It also hosts the State Department, Pentagon, the World Bank and embassies from across the globe. It is an amazing experience to visit the White House, to see the Capitol chamber and see senators hold sessions. Known for its museums, Washington?s monuments bear honour to both the beauty of American arts, from the breathtaking Lincoln Memorial to the powerful Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the contentious Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. KnowledgeHut offers a range of professional courses here including-- PMP, -ACP, PRINCE2, CSM, CEH, CSPO, Scrum & Agile, MS courses, Big Data Analysis, Apache Hadoop, SAFe Practitioner, and many more. Note: Please note that the actual venue may change according to convenience, and will be communicated after the registration.

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