Agile project management has recently drawn attention as a viable technique to delivering projects in an environment where there is uncertainty surrounding the product to be delivered, as well as, the processes to deliver that product. Project managers, therefore, are increasingly embracing agile methodologies and frameworks for managing successful projects.
The Project Management Institute (PMI) came up with its Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification to test an individual’s ability to deliver products in an agile environment.
This three-day workshop will assist you to understand the concepts of agile project management and be able to prepare for PMI-ACP certification exam, which focuses on Tools and Techniques (T&Ts) and Knowledge and Skills (K&Ss) in six different domains, namely, Value-Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Boosting Team Performance Practices, Adaptive Planning, Problem Detection and Resolution, and Continuous Improvement.
This course is targeted towards project managers and project team members who are seeking to understand the agile project management concepts and want to be able to appear in PMI-ACP Certification exam.
Knowledge and Skills (Level 1) – Prioritization, Incremental Delivery, Feedbacks through Prototypes, Simulations, and Demonstrations
Knowledge and Skills (Level 3) – Agile Contracting Methods
Tools and Techniques – Timeboxing, Progressive Elaboration, Process Tailoring, MMF, Wideband Delphi and Planning Poker, Ideal Time, Relative Sizing / Story Points, Affinity Estimating, Iteration and Release Planning
Knowledge and Skills (Level 1) – Value-Based Decomposition and Prioritization, Time, Budget, and Cost Estimation
Knowledge and Skills (Level 2) – Value-Based Analysis, Agile Charters, Business Case Development
Tools and Techniques – Wireframes, Personas, User Stories / Backlogs, Story Maps, Information Radiators, Burndown / Burn Up Charts, Velocity, Agile Modeling, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, Servant Leadership
Knowledge and Skills (Level 1) – Incorporating Stakeholder Values, Stakeholder Management, Communication Management, Active Listening, Leadership Tools and Techniques
Knowledge and Skills (Level 2) – Facilitation Methods, Distributed Teams, Participatory Decision Making
Knowledge and Skills (Level 3) – Vendor Management, Globalization, Culture, and Team Diversity
Tools and Techniques – Adaptive Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Daily Standups, Collocated Teams, Team Space, Agile Tooling
Knowledge and Skills (Level 1) – Building Empowered Teams, Team Motivation, Coaching and Mentoring, Brainstorming Techniques
Knowledge and Skills (Level 2) – Building High-Performance Teams, Distributed Teams
Tools and Techniques – Cycle Time, Escaped Defects, Continuous Integration, Risk-Based Spike, Frequent Verification and Validation, Test-Driven Development / Test-First Development, Acceptance Test-Driven Development
Knowledge and Skills (Level 1) – Project and Quality Standards, Problem Solving
Knowledge and Skills (Level 3) – Failure Modes and Alternatives, Variance and Trend Analysis, Control Limits
Tools and Techniques – Retrospectives, Process Tailoring
Knowledge and Skills (Level 1) – Knowledge Sharing
Knowledge and Skills (Level 2) – Process Analysis, PMI’s Code of Ethics, Continuous Improvement Processes, Self-Assessment
Knowledge and Skills (Level 3) – Principles of Systems Thinking, Applying New Agile Practices
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