PMI-ACP Agile Certified Exam Prep - PMI REP 21 PDUs

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Looking for a PMI-ACP exam prep course with 21 PDUs? This is it!

We are a PMI Registered Education Provider:

  • Instructingcom, LLC #4082
  • PMI-ACP Exam Prep; Activity ID PMIACP416
  • 21 PDU hours

Not all trainers on Udemy are part of the PMI REP program - we are! We have passed a quality audit, a business review, and we completely abide by the PMI REP program.

You want to earn the PMI-ACP certification and you need quality training without all the nonsense and fluff so many courses offer. You do want to learn from an authority in project management that’s also certified as a PMI-ACP and is a PMI Registered Education Provider.

This is the course you want. This course provides 21 hours of Agile project management education and is taught by project management author and expert Joseph Phillips. You can claim these 21 hours as 21 PDUs for your continuing PMI education.

Our PMI-ACP® Exam Prep course provides complete coverage of the PMI-ACP® exam objectives for the PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition and the library of Agile resources PMI recommends. Start today, invest in your career, and begin working to clear your PMI-ACP® exam. Here's what's included in our PMP® Exam Prep Online Seminar:

►21 Professional Development Units (PDUs) from a PMI REP

►Includes PMI updates from July 2015 RDS

►Complete coverage of the entire PMI-ACP® exam objectives

►21 contact hours of project management education

►Practice exam questions and answers on all exam objectives

►Module exams covering every PMI-ACP exam objective

►PDF course workbook; entire course for note-taking and following along

►Videos of all concepts, formulas, theories, and agile project management practices

►Lectures on the entire PMI-Agile® exam objectives

►24 x 7 Web and mobile access

►Flashcards of the PMI-ACP terms you must know for exam success

►All exams are distributed in PDF format for easy printing and studying on-the-go

►Course discussions with the Instructor and peers

►30-day satisfaction guaranteed

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PMI-ACP: Preparing to Pass the Exam
Learn all about the PMI-ACP Exam, how to use this course, and how to prepare to pass the exam on your first attempt.
Course Overview
This lecture is an overview of the entire course and what you can expect as you work through the material. In this lecture I'll discuss the lectures, resources, quizzes, games, and certificate of completion.  In this course we'll cover all of the PMI-ACP exam domains:
  • Agile principles and mindset
  • Value-driven delivery
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Team performance
  • Adaptive planning
  • Problems, issues, detection and resolution
  • Continuous improvement

Introducing the PMI-ACP Exam
Have you taken a PMI exam before, such as the CAPM or the PMP? The PMI-ACP exam is very similar in its format and structure. Of course the content is different, but the mechanics of the test is similar.In this lecture we’ll discuss all the basic questions about the exam and the testing center. We’ll cover:
  • Exam prerequisites
  • Exam fees
  • The PMI-ACP application process
  • What to do if you get audited
  • Exam blueprint – what you need to study
  • Prometric Testing Center processes and experience
  • Finishing the exam and your score report
All About the PMI-ACP Exam Contents
This lecture details the contents and mechanics of the PMI-ACP exam. In this lecture I'll discuss:
  • PMI-ACP exam scoring
  • PMI-ACP exam blueprint
  • Testing center details
  • Scheduling and rescheduling the test
And everything else you must know before applying and scheduling to pass the PMI-ACP examination.
How this course is structured
This course follows a logical, no-frills approach to passing the PMI-ACP examination. In this lecture we’ll discuss the goals of the course and what you can expect:
  • First goal of the course is you passing the exam
  • Second goal, is build a deep understanding of agile methodologies
  • This is not a course on:
    • How to apply agile project management
    • How to be a good project manager
    • Me helping you do your job
This lecture will review the overall structure of the course, the resources provided to you in the course, and how to claim your certificate of completion.
Agile Mindeset: PMI-ACP Exam Domain Details
You want to earn your PMI-ACP designation. This first lecture of the course covers everything that you must have to qualify for the exam. That’s right, now everyone can just sign up and take the examination – there are qualifiers.Here are the basics we’ll discuss in this lecture:There are some prerequisites for the PMI-ACP:
  • 2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams. A current PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP.
  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies. This requirement is in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience.
  • 21 contact hours of training in agile practices
In this lecture we'll also examine the first PMI-ACP exam objective in detail: Agile Practices and Mindset.
Value-Driven Delivery: PMI-ACP Exam Domain Details
Now we’re moving a little deeper into the examination details. In this lecture I’ll walk you through all of the exam domains and tasks that you’ll be tested on. This lecture is the key to the entire course – as it covers exactly what you’ll be tested on, so pay close attention to this lecture.In this lecture we’re going to talk about the exam blueprint and what you must know. You can also use this blueprint to plan your study strategy accordingly. In this lecture we’ll cover these topics for your PMI-ACP exam:
  • Domain I. Agile Principles and Mindset - 16%
  • Domain II. Value-driven Delivery - 20%
  • Domain III. Stakeholder Engagement - 17%
  • Domain IV. Team Performance - 16%
  • Domain V. Adaptive Planning - 12%
  • Domain VI. Problem Detection and Resolution - 10%
  • Domain VII. Continuous Improvement - 9%
Stakeholder Engagement: PMI-ACP Exam Domain Details
Stakeholder engagement is worth 17 percent of your PMI-ACP exam score.Stakeholders are the people and groups that have a vested interest in the outcome of your project. They are interested in the project’s success, or, in some cases, the project’s demise.In agile project management, you’ll need to keep stakeholders engaged through communication, participation, and value delivery.
Team Performance: PMI-ACP Exam Domain Details
Team performance is worth 16 percent of the PMI-ACP exam score.In agile project management the project team is a resource and is not considered a cost. That’s a big difference from the more predictive approach of project management where the cost of the labor is always seen as a burden to the project’s success.In agile project management the opposite is true because agile projects are almost always knowledge-driven project. In knowledge-driven projects, such as software development, the team competency is the primary resource, not brawn or brute force.
Adaptive Planning: PMI-ACP Exam Domain Details
Adaptive planning is worth 12 percent of the PMI-ACP exam score.In a predictive project, such as construction, the entire project plan is defined before the labor actually begins. In an agile project, there are iterations of planning and many uncertainties at the launch of the project. This exam domain will test your agile planning skills, specifically on these five concepts:
  • Agile projects are value-driven
  • Minimize non-value-added work
  • Plan to replan
  • Early plans are necessary, but they’re likely flawed
  • Uncertainty requires replanning

Problem Detection and Resolution: PMI-ACP Exam Domain Details
Problem Detection and Resolution is worth just 10 percent of your passing score, but this is an important topic. In this lecture we’ll discuss the types of problems that can affect an agile project. We’ll look at several things and how you might go about finding a resolution in your agile project.For your exam you’ll need to be familiar with these topics:
  • Creating a safe environment for the project team
  • Creating success strategies
  • Financial impact of project problems
  • Issues and risks
  • Reviewing technical debt and agile projects
  • Success modes and failure modes
  • The timeline of where issues are discovered
Continuous Improvement: PMI-ACP Exam Domain Details
Continuous Improvement is worth nine percent of the PMI-ACP exam score.While this domain is the smallest of all the exam domains don’t skip these topics. This isn’t a particularly difficult domain to grasp, so that’s approximately ten exam questions in your favor. The three primary tasks you’ll be tested on are:
  • Tailor and adapt the project process by periodically reviewing and integrating team practices, organizational culture, and delivery goals in order to ensure team effectiveness within established organizational guidelines and norms.
  • Improve team processes by conducting frequent retrospectives and improvement experiments in order to continually enhance the effectiveness of the team, project, and organization.
  • Seek feedback on the product by incremental delivery and frequent demonstrations in order to improve the value of the product.
Требования
  • What agile project management is and is not
  • Qualifications for the PMI-ACP examination
Что Вы изучите?
  • Qualify for the PMI-ACP Certification Exam
  • Build an Agile Mindset
  • Identify characteristics of value-driven projects
  • Claim 21 Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Identify the characteristics of a successful agile project
  • Discuss agile project management in depth
  • Pass the PMI-ACP examination
Лекторы
Joseph Phillips
Joseph Phillips
PMP, PMI-ACP, Project+, ITIL, PSM I, CTT+

Joseph Phillips has more than 15 years’ experience as a project management consultant, educator, technology consultant, business owner, and technical writer. He has consulted as a project manager for a range of businesses, including startups, hospitals, architectural firms, and manufacturers.  Joseph is passionate about helping students pass the PMP certification exam.  He has created and led both in-person and web-based seminars on project management, PMP certification, IT project management, program management, writing, business analysis, technical writing, and related topics.  Joseph has written, co-authored, or served as technical editor to more than 35 books on technology, careers, project management, and goal setting for MacMillan, McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education, and AMA Press.

Certifications:

Project Management Professional (PMP)   

PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)   

CompTIA Project+ Professional   

CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer+   

Certified ITIL Foundations Professional

Professional Scrum Master I


 

Author of:
 

PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide, McGraw-Hill

CAPM/PMP All-in-One Exam Guide, McGraw-Hill

PMI-ACP All-in-One Exam Guide, McGraw-Hill

PMP Project Management Lab Book, McGraw-Hill

The Certified Technical Trainer All-in-One Exam Guide, McGraw-Hill

IT Project Management: On Track from Start to Finish, McGraw-Hill

Project Management for Small Business, American Management Association 

Software Project Management for Dummies, For Dummies Publisher

The Lifelong Project, Amazon CreateSpace

Vampire Management: Why Your Job Sucks,  Amazon CreateSpace

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