Project Management Institute (PMI)

PMI ACP (PMI Agile Certified Practitioner)

This training prepares students to practice Agile and also to pass the PMI-ACP® certification exam. Following the exam content and domain breakdown, this course presents not only the basic agile concepts but also the latest developments in the field, based entirely on the guidelines from the Project Management Institute.

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Course Overview

The PMI-ACP® certification verifies a practitioner’s ability to understand and apply Agile principles and practices. The instructor explains the best practices of Agile which is an iterative and incremental software developmental methodology that helps organizations to become more flexible and deliver workable software in a shorter span of time.


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Program Level


Training Delivery Methods

Group Live


5 Days / 32 hours Training

CPE credits

26 NASBA CPE Credits

Field of Study

Information Technology

Advanced Prep


Course Registration

Candidates can choose to register for the course by via any of the below methods:

Upon registration completion candidates are sent an automated course registration email that includes attachments with specific information on the class and location as well as pre-course study and test preparation material approved by the course vendor. The text of the email contains a registration confirmation as well as the location, date, time and contact person of the class.

Online enrolment closes three days before course start date.

On the first day of class, candidates are provided with instructions to register with the exam provider before the exam date.

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Course Outline

Exam Registration and Environment

  • Registration overview
  • Qualifying for the exam
  • What type of experience counts?
  • PMI-ACP® certification experience
  • PMI-ACP® online application
  • Audit
  • Environment overview
  • Preparing for exam day
  • About the exam
  • Exam questions

Agile Principles and Mindset

  • The agile manifesto
  • The declaration of interdependence
  • Business case development
  • Project charter creation
  • Traditional projects
  •  Agile projects
  • Agile frameworks
  • Agile methods
  • Methods/approaches used with agile
  • Fundamentals of a successful agile project
  • Agile principles and mindset practice test

Agile Tools and Techniques

  • Communications
  • Planning, monitoring, and adapting
  • Agile estimation
  • Agile analysis and design
  • Product quality
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Value-based prioritization
  • Risk management
  • Metrics
  • Process improvement

Value-Driven Delivery

  • Define positive value
  • Avoid potential downsides
  • Prioritization
  • Incremental development
  • Assessing value
  • Agile project accounting
  • Earned value exercises

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Understand stakeholder needs
  • Ensure stakeholder involvement
  • Manage stakeholder expectations
  • Stakeholder engagement practice test

Team Performance

  • Team formation
  • Team empowerment
  • Team collaboration and commitment
  • Globalization, culture, and team diversity
  • Velocity exercises

Adaptive Planning

  • Levels of planning
  • Adaptation
  • Sizing and estimation
  •  Adaptive planning practice test

Problem Detection and Resolution

  • Problem detection and resolution
  • Problem detection and resolution practice test

Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

  • Continuous improvement

PMI-ACP® Certification Exam

Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 120
  • Format: multiple choice
  • Delivery: Prometric
Exam Objectives
Value-Driven Delivery
Stakeholder Engagement
Boosting Team Performance Practices
Adaptive Planning
Problem Detection and Resolution
Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

PMI-ACP® Training FAQs

Who should take this training?

This course is intended for project management professionals who implement and utilize Agile practices.

What is the recommended experience for this training?

Students should have general project experience, 2000+ hours of project team work experience, (or PgMP® fulfills the requirement
Agile project experience) 1500+ hours working with Agile project team on implementing Agile techniques.

*These hours are separate from general project experience hours required

PMI ACP (PMI Agile Certified Practitioner) Resources

*PMP, PMI, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI-ACP, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), PgMP, and logos are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.

BONUS! Cyber Phoenix Subscription Included: All Phoenix TS students receive complimentary ninety (90) day access to the Cyber Phoenix learning platform, which hosts hundreds of expert asynchronous training courses in Cybersecurity, IT, Soft Skills, and Management and more!

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