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This class not only prepares you to lead your next Agile project effort, but ensures that you're prepared to pass the PMI-ACP certification exam.

  • Course Start Date: 2024-07-15
  • Time: 12:00:00 - 16:30:00
  • Duration: 4 Day(s)
  • Location: Virtual
  • Delivery Method(s): Virtual Instructor Led
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Prepare for your Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification while learning to lead Agile software projects that adapt to change, drive innovation and deliver on-time business value.
To stay relevant in the competitive, changing world of project management, it's important that project management professionals can demonstrate true leadership on today's software projects. The Project Management Institute's Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification clearly illustrates to colleagues, organizations or potential employers that you're ready to lead in this new age of product development, management and delivery.

Course Outline
1.Understanding Agile Project Management

-Agile Principles and How They Relate to Project Management
-Agile Benefits

2.Forming the Agile Team
-Team Roles and Responsibilities
-Self Organization

3.The Agile Coach
-Role of the Agile PM or Agile Coach
-PMI's Code of Ethics

4.Agile Planning
-Product Vision
-Product Road Map

5.Focus on the Customer
-Customer Involvement
-Creating and Using Personas

6.Creating and Maintaining the Product Backlog
-The Product Backlog
-INVEST Model (Bill Wake, 2003)

7.Prioritizing the Product Backlog
-Decision Matrix
-Continuous Prioritization

8.Agile Estimating
-Relative vs. Actual Estimating
-Planning Poker (Grenning 2002)

9.Agile Release Planning
-What is a Release?
-Building the Release Plan

10.User Story Review
-Getting to the Details
-Methods for Documenting the Details

11.Iteration Planning and Execution
-Daily Scrum/Stand-Up
-Demonstrating Working Software

12.Measuring and Communicating Progress
-Burndown and Burnup Charts
-Agile Earned Value Management

-Tips for Effective Retrospectives
-Review of Empirical Process Control

14.Advanced Agile Concepts
-User Story Mapping
-An Introduction to Kanban

15.Adopting Agile Project Management
-Agile Calendar of Events
-Challenges to Agile Adoption

16.Preparation for the Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certification Exam
-What to Expect on Exam Day
-In-depth Review for the Exam

Cancellation Policy

If a change needs to be made to your public course registration (cancel, transfer, or substitution) ASPE must receive written notice via email at customerservice@aspeinc.com or fax at 919-816-1710. If a cancel or transfer request is made less than 15 business days prior to the class start date, payment will still be due, no refunds will be issued and you will be charged a $200 change fee. Your paid tuition will be available for one year to be used as a credit towards another course of equal value; only one reenrollment opportunity is allowed. Failure to attend the course without written notification will result in forfeiture of the full course price. Student substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of class free of charge. If ASPE is forced to cancel a course for any reason, liability is limited to the registration fee only.

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About ASPE Training Inc.


ASPE is a training company committed to providing training. We provide real-world, unbiased, pragmatic training and consulting on all aspects of the software development life cycle. Our catalog includes courses in Agile Software Development, Project Management, Business Requirements & Analysis, and Software Testing. Our training courses are offered via public open enrollment classes in some Canadian cities and virtually, or can be custom tailored to your needs through our highly regarded onsite (private) delivery practice.

Our courses incorporate real, hands-on experience from real professionals in all of our training courses in order to maximize the amount of knowledge and skills you acquire. Too often, students leave a course learning information, but not being able to apply it to real-world situations. Our goal is for you to be able to actualize the skills and tools you learn in the course and having no doubt that you can apply them within your organization on a daily basis.  

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Course was professionally conducted and the opportunity for practice the concepts with hands on exercises was very useful.

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