Course Description:

Agile is a philosophy that uses organizational models based on people, collaboration and shared values, such as rolling wave planning; iterative and incremental delivery; rapid and flexible response to change; and open communication between teams, stakeholders and customers. There are many methodologies that adhere to these tenets such as SCRUM, Kanban, Lean, XP.

Agile is a topic of growing importance in project management. The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® is developed in response to this increasing demand of organizations in the marketplace for project practitioners who can apply a diversity of methods to their projects.

This PMI-ACP® course provides a high quality training program that teaches you the skills and knowledge you need to successfully apply Agile practices in real life and to pass the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®examination to earn your certification.

This classroom course is aimed at people who work in Agile projects or whose organizations are adopting Agile principles.

Audience:

  • You or your organization use Agile practices or your organization is adopting Agile methods
  • Professionals pursuing the PMI-ACP® certification
    • CIO / CTO / IT Executives
    • Project / Program Management Officers
    • Development / Operation Managers
    • Project Managers / Team Leads
    • Developers/ Programmers
    • Designers / Testers
    • Project Controllers / Planners
  • Product Owners / Stakeholders
  • Scrum Masters / Scrum Team Members

Learning Objectives:

Individuals who have completed this course will have an understanding of:

  • Agile manifesto, principles and practices across Agile methodologies, such as:
  • Scrum
  • eXtreme Programming (XP)
  • Lean
  • Kanban
  • Dynamic Systems Development Methods (DSDM)
  • Test-Driven / Feature-Driven Developments
  • Agile project lifecycle and key Agile management skills and social, economical and environmental influences.
  • Applying Agile management knowledge and skills, such as communications, coaching and mentoring, leadership, team motivation, problem solving strategies, and more.
  • Using Agile tools & techniques, such as  value based prioritization, risk management, soft skills negotiation, product quality, Agile estimation, analysis, and design.
  • How to deliver a high quality product in a shorter period of time
  • Empowerment of team; self-organization and self-management
  • Professional responsibilities concerning Agile Project management.
  • Requirements to apply for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification and pass the PMI-ACP ® exam

Prerequisites:

There are no formal requirements for participating in this course; however, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the Agile basics.

There are eligibility requirements for taking the exam if you plan to apply for the PMI-ACP certification upon completion of this course:

  • Secondary school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent
  • 2000 hours working on project teams within the last 5 years (active PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement)
  • 1500 hours working on Agile project teams or with Agile methodologies within the last 3 years (in addition to the above 2000 hours)
  • At least 21 contact hours (CPUs) worth of Agile Project management training.

Agenda:

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

1. Module 1 – Introduction 1.  Module 6 – Agile Tools and Techniques – I 1. Module 8 – Agile Knowledge and Skills
2. Module 2 – Introduction to the Project Management 2. Module 7 – Agile Tools and Techniques – II 2. Module 9 – PMI–ACP® Exam Preparation
3. Module 3 – Agile Principles and Mindset 3. Course Review
4. Module 4 – Agile Methods and Approaches 4. Mock PMI–ACP Exam

·         120 Sample Questions

·         3 hours

5. Module 5 – Agile Domains and Tasks

 

Course Outline:

Module 1 – Introduction

  • Introduction to the Course
  • Course Overview
  • Module Structure

Module 2 – Introduction to the Project Management   

  • Project and Project Management
  • PMI and PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition
  • Introduction to Agile

Module 3 – Agile Manifesto and Principles

  • Agile Philosophy
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile project Life Cycle
  • Traditional vs. Agile Project Management

Module 4 – Agile Methods and Approaches

  • Scrum
  • eXtreme Project Management (XPM)
  • Lean
  • Kanban
  • Agile Unified Process (AUP)
  • Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
  • Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Feature-Driven Development (FDD)

Module 5 – Agile Domains and Tasks

  • Domain I. Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Domain II. Value-driven Delivery
  • Domain III. Stakeholder Engagement
  • Domain IV. Team Performance
  • Domain V. Adaptive Planning
  • Domain VI. Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Domain VII. Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

Module 6 – Agile Tools and Techniques – I

  • Agile Analysis and Design
  • Agile Estimation
  • Communications
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Metrics

Module 7 – Agile Tools and Techniques – II  

  • Planning, Monitoring & Adapting
  • Process Improvement
  • Product Quality
  • Risk Management
  • Value-Based Prioritization

Module 8 – Agile Knowledge and Skills

  • Stakeholder Management
  • Building Agile Teams
  • Communication Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Other Agile Concepts

Module 9 – PMI-ACP Exam Preparation

  • Introduction to PMI® and PMBOK®
  • PMI-ACP® Credential
  • PMI-ACP® Application Overview
  • Exam Preparation

 

Ciudad:

Medellín – Colombia

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KAREN PACHECO VALDERRAMA

Celular: 3113644660 Email: karen.pacheco@celeritum.com