Agile Certification


Course Overview


Our PMI® Agile Certified Professional training program is aligned to the 2015 PMI® guidelines and is designed to help you pass your PMI-ACP® exam in the first attempt. The course covers agile methodologies, tools and techniques extensively and provides real-life scenarios plugged in throughout the course. This PMI ACP training course will enable you to:

  • Understand the history of agile, including founding, evolution, core concepts and principles
  • Develop a working knowledge of the Agile principles of Scrum, Kanban, XP, and TDD
  • Develop the expertise of implementing multi-iterative development models for any scale of projects
  • Develop the ability to deliver high-Velocity Stories and Epics
  • Develop the knowledge and skills required to clear the PMI-ACP certification exam

Introduction to the PMI-ACP Exam

  • Recognizing key Agile developments and definitions
  • Applying the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Mapping tools, techniques, knowledge and skills to PMI’s six domains of Agile development

Implementing Value-Driven Delivery

  • Focusing on business value
    • Defining and prioritizing features in terms of user and stakeholder value
    • Leveraging rapid feedback cycles
  • Ensuring progressive elaboration of requirements
    • Identifying Minimally Marketable Features for release planning
    • Sharpening the requirements definition by agreeing on the Definition of Done

Maintaining Stakeholder Engagement

  • Engaging empowered business stakeholders
    • Identifying stakeholders and their concerns
    • Promoting effective collaboration and participation
  • Communicating progress to help the organization make informed decisions
    • Enabling knowledge sharing
    • Building trust and managing expectations through shared success criteria

Boosting Team Performance Practices

  • Forming cross-functional teams
    • Establishing collaborative behaviors through group decision-making
    • Influencing teams to design their own internal work processes
  • Empowering teams to self-organize
    • Encouraging teams to estimate and track project progress
    • Creating safe environments for experimentation
  • Developing high performance teams
    • Raising productivity by eliminating waste
    • Coaching styles that foster skill enhancement


Implementing Adaptive Planning

  • Planning at multiple levels
    • Applying rolling wave planning
    • Leveraging progressive elaboration
  • Employing empirical planning
    • Balancing priorities and team capabilities
    • Coaching the team to adjust cadences based on situational awareness
  • Applying Agile Earned Value Measurement (EVM)
    • Refining estimate ranges to reflect uncertainty
    • Capturing measures of accepted work delivered in a specified time frame
    • Controlling costs through quantitative measures

Problem Detection and Resolution

  • Recognizing and mitigating risks
    • Time Boxing to focus on immediate issues
    • Engaging the team proactively to identify risks and create mitigation strategies
    • Ensuring impediments are resolved and stakeholder expectations are adjusted
  • Communicating risks and impediments
    • Maintaining visibility with burndown charts, value stream mapping and Kanban boards
    • Managing features and technical issues with Backlog

Facilitating Continuous Improvement

  • Tailoring the process
    • Conducting retrospectives to improve the team’s behavior
    • Experimenting with new techniques and process ideas
  • Evaluating work efficiency
    • Removing nonvalue-adding processes
    • Reducing Work In Progress (WIP)

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Agile principles and mindset
  • Value driven delivery
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Team performance
  • Adaptive planning
  • Problem detection and resolution
  • Continuous improvement


Project managers, Agile team members, Associate/asst. manager – projects, Team leads/managers, Project executives/engineers, Software developers, Any professional aspiring to be a project manager

About the Examination:

The PMIACP Exam comprises of 120 multiple choice questions. Out of these 120 questions 20 are considered as pre-test questions. The pre-test questions result will not be carried to your final score. The time allotted to complete the exam is 3 hours.

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