PMI-ACP®
Agile Certified Practitioner

PMI-ACP® Overview

Are you an Experienced Professional when it comes to using Agile Methodologies? Are you an effective collaborator? Do you thrive on improbable and complex situations by providing quick solutions? Then you are going to touch the pinnacle when it comes to professional career growth. In project management, agility is one skill which is highly on demand. However, just a skill must not suffice in this cut throat competitive world. Certification has become almost a MUST HAVE.

PMI® - Agile Certified Practitioner Certification is one of the highly sort after certifications, both by individuals and organizations. PMIC itself claims that demand for PMI-ACP® certification is growing at much faster rate than their counterparts. The PMI-ACP® covers methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD.) So it will give you exposure to all the methodologies rather than any one in particular. Though reasons are manifold to go for this certification but few are the eye-catching ones:

The PMI-ACP® is our fastest growing certification, and it’s no wonder. Organizations that are highly agile and responsive to market dynamics complete more of their projects successfully than their slower-moving counter parts — 75 percent versus 56 percent — as shown in our 2015 Pulse of the Profession report.

The PMI-ACP® spans many approaches to agile such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD.) So it will increase your versatility, wherever your projects may take you. There are many reasons why people aim to be recognized as PMI-ACP®, including the following:

  • Rising Demand: There is a continuous rise in demand of PMI-ACP® Certified Professionals by the Organizations across the Globe.
  • Knowledge on all the important methodologies: If you get PMI-ACP® Certified you get exposure to Scrum, Kanban, XP, FDD, Crystal, DSDM, etc.
  • Salary: Higher Salary compared to a Non-Certified Professional.
  • Upper Edge During Tough Times: In this VUCA world, a certification of this caliber will help you to remain always indispensable.
  • Jobs in the Market: Needless to say that a certified professional will have more and better job opportunities. Don’t want to boast about it, but always search job descriptions where the employer mentions “Certification Preferred”.

So What is Stopping You? Go Ahead and Grab the Opportunity with Both Hands!

Classroom Training

  • ✔ Soft Copy of 21 PDU’s/Contact Hours Certificate
  • ✔ Comprehensive Courseware, Practice Tests, and Tips and Tricks to ensure clearance of PMI-ACP® Certification.
  • ✔ 2 PMI-ACP® Mock Tests
  • ✔ End-to-End support with PMI® Exam Application via Email and Chat.
Price: INR 13999 + (GST)
Offer Price: INR 11999 + (GST)

Learning Objectives

When you select the IntelliSteps PMI-ACP® Preparation Program, you will learn:
  • The Structured Approach to Manage Projects in Agile Environment.
  • The Important and Relevant Agile Project Management Best Practices with specific mention of Skills, Tools, Techniques, and Processes.
  • How to leverage the IntelliSteps Trainer expertise and courseware to Pass the PMI-ACP® Exam at the very First Attempt.

Key Take Aways

  • 21 PDUs (Soft Copy of the Certificate will be Provided)
  • Comprehensive courseware, practice tests, and tips and tricks to ensure clearance of PMI-ACP® certification.
  • 2 PMI-ACP® Mock Tests
  • End-to-End support with PMI® Exam Application via phone, email and chat.

Course Outline

  • Contents of the Exam
  • Tools & Techniques
  • Agile Knowledge & Skills
  • Chapter-wise Coverage of Exam Content
  • Eight Steps for PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation
  • Tips & Tricks for PMI-ACP® Exam
  • Introduction
  • What is Agile?
  • Agile Manifesto Values & Principles
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Principles and PMI-ACP® Domains
  • Agile Frameworks & Terminology
  • Agile vs Plan-Driven Management
  • Agile Project Life Cycle
  • Introduction
  • Variance in Agile Methods and Approaches
  • Applying New Agile Practices
  • Scrum
  • Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Feature-Driven Development (FDD)
  • Kanban Method
  • Agile Unified Process (AUP)
  • Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
  • Crystal Methods
  • Lean Software Development
  • Communications in Agile Projects
  • Dimensions of Communication
  • Barriers to Communications
  • Plan Communications
  • Communication Methods
  • Introduction
  • What is Adaptive Planning?
  • Progressive elaboration
  • Iteration & Release Planning
  • Daily Planning
  • Adaptive Planning & Organizational Culture
  • Agile Contracting Methods
  • Agile project Tracking
  • Agile Project Accounting Principles
  • Introduction
  • Relative Sizing
  • Story Points
  • Wideband Delphi
  • PROBE Technique
  • Planning Poker
  • Ideal Time
  • Affinity Estimation
  • Velocity/Throughput/Productivity
  • Lead Time
  • Cycle Time
  • Key Points in Agile Estimation
  • Agile Project Cost Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Defect Detention Rate
  • Escaped Defects
  • Introduction
  • Collecting and Validating Requirements of Agile Projects
  • Participatory Decision Model
  • Product Vision
  • Product Roadmap
  • Backlog
  • Story Maps
  • Agile Modeling
  • Business Case Development
  • Chartering
  • Introduction
  • Frequent Verification and Validation
  • Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Basic Concepts of Configuration Management
  • Definition of Done
  • Incremental Delivery
  • Feedback Techniques for Product
  • Continuous Improvement Process
  • Process Analysis and Improvement Techniques
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Five Whys
  • Cause and Effect/Fishbone Diagrams
  • Control Limits
  • Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQ)
  • Collaboration
  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Negotiations
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Quick Quiz on Conflict Management
  • Servant Leadership
  • Brainstorming Techniques
  • Building Empowered Team
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Team Motivation and Knowledge Sharing
  • Leadership Styles
  • Problem-solving Steps
  • Culture and Team Diversity
  • Introduction
  • Definition of Value
  • ROI, NPV, IRR
  • Value-driven Delivery
  • Elicit Non-functional Requirements
  • Relative Prioritization and Ranking
  • Value-based Prioritization
  • Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF)
  • Agile Compliance
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Introduction
  • Approaching Risk in Agile projects
  • Identify Risks
  • Risk Adjusted Backlog
  • Risk Burn-down Graphs
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Risk-based Spike
  • Architectural Spike
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Monitoring and Control Risks
  • Checkpoints in Agile Projects
  • Introduction
  • Structure of the Code
  • PMI Code of Conduct

Learning Outcome

The training will enable you to:
  • Obtain detailed knowledge of Agile Methodologies, the various principles, tools, and techniques.
  • Become effective in mitigating risks and gaining the advantage against your counterparts.
  • Learn the Agile best practices and concepts so that you are able to meet the project objectives within the constraints.
  • Develop interpersonal and team skills like, emotional intelligence, integration, conflict management, influencing and others.
  • Learn how to deliver value to your customer ASAP.

T&C

Program Registration Policy

  • Registration for any Training Program would be considered confirmed only when full payment is made by the participant via Current Dated Cheque/Demand Draft/Credit Card/Online Bank Transfer/Cash etc. to IntelliSteps Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
  • Explicitly Confirmed by IntelliSteps Employee over email.
  • Participant/s hereby undertake that they will not request their respective bank/s for the Chargeback once attended/access, complete/partial training/course.

Program Cancellation/Reschedule Policy (When cancellation is done by IntelliSteps)

  • IntelliSteps Consulting Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any given Training Program in case of Insufficient Enrollments, Bad Weather, Exigency with the Trainer or any other event/s or unforeseen circumstance/s which are beyond IntelliSteps Consulting’s capacity.
  • In the event of such cancellation/s, participant/s may choose to obtain full refund of the amount paid to IntelliSteps Consulting or may choose to schedule their enrolment for the next available training.
  • IntelliSteps Consulting will not be responsible for any loss incurred on travel, accommodation, any other arrangements or any other loss or consequential damages that may be implied or assumed in the event of cancellation of any training by IntelliSteps Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
  • Participants are advised to consult and confirm with IntelliSteps employee before making travel, stay or any other special arrangements for the training.
  • All refunds to be processed within 03 business days from the date of request.

Program Cancellation/Reschedule Policy (When cancellation is done by Participant)

Time Period Cancellation Possible? Rescheduling Possible? Cancellation Charges (Deductions in % from Total Amount Paid by the Participant) Rescheduling Charges (Deductions in % fromTotal Amount Paid by the Participant)
10 days or before the training start date Yes Yes 0% 0%
07 days before the training start date Yes Yes 25% 0%
Less than 07 days but greater than 03 days before the training start date Yes Yes 50% 15%
03 or less than 03 days before the training start date No Yes 100% 20%
Training Start Date or No Show No No 100% 100%
If Attended complete or partial training No Yes 100% 25%
For Self-Learning / 60PDUs / Retain PMP® Program Yes but Course Completion Certificate will not be provided. Not Applicable 50% Not Applicable

*NOTE: Training Completion Certificate will not be issued and will be on hold till the time participant do not complete the mandatory training hours and completethe full training program.

IntelliSteps Comprehensive™ PMP® Preparation Program (Classroom/LIVE - Virtual Classroom) - Money Back Guarantee
We at IntelliSteps understands the value of your time, money and desire to become a PMP® Certified Professional. In order to assure that your Investment is in safe hands, we are assured to offer you our MONEY BACK GUARNATEE with the most easy and transparent terms possible.

PRECONDITIONS:
  1. You must take the PMP® Certification Examination within Sixty (60) Days after the Completion of the Training Program.
  2. You have attended the complete training program without any interruption i.e. You have not missed out on any class/session/training hours during the entire course of the scheduled training program and have not opt for the rescheduling.
  3. You have attempted all 2000 Questions from the 10 Mock Tests provided to you and have not scored less than 80% marks in each mock test.
  4. If in case you fail in your first attempt, we will provide you the training again for your remaining 02 attempts (01 Training for each remaining attempt) without any charges (Study Material will not be provided). This is applicable only if you are fulfilling the above criteria i.e. Point 1, Point 2, Point 3 of the Pre-Conditions.
  5. You must re–take the training from IntelliSteps within 30 days from your first attempt for PMP® Certification Examination and re-take the second attempt for PMP® Examination within 30 days from the completion of the second training program. Same process will be required to follow for the third attempt, if in case you also fail in your second attempt.
  6. In case you fail to clear the PMP® Examination after all 03 possible attempts in a year meeting all the above criterions – IntelliSteps will refund your money without deducting any charges.
  7. Money Back Guarantee will stand null and void, if in case participant has not attempted all 2000 questions from the 10 mock tests provided and failed to score 80% marks in each mock test. In such case, re-training/s for the subsequent attempts will also not be provided
  1. MONEY BACK GUARANTEE – AMOUNT WOULD BE REFUNDED AFTER THE SUBMISSION OF THE PMP® EXAM TRANSCRIPTS/SCORESHEETS OF ALL THREE (03) ATTEMPTS MADE BY YOU TO INTELLISTEPS CONSULTING PVT. LTD.
  2. AMOUNT WILL BE REFUNDED WITHIN THREE (03) DAYS OF YOUR SUBMISSION OF EXAM RESULTS (03)/SCORESHEETS (03) TO INTELLISTEPS CONSULTING PVT. LTD.
  3. INTELLISTEPS CONSULTING PVT. LTD. LIABILITY IS RESTRICTED TO THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID FOR THE PROGRAM AND NOT EXCEEDING THE PROGRAM FEE IN ANY/ALL CASES.
  4. PLEASE NOTE & BE ADVISED THAT INTELLISTEPS CONSULTING PVT. LTD. IS ONLY OFFERING MONEY BACK GUARANTEE BASED ON THE CONFIDENCE OF ITS TRAINING METHODOLGY, STUDY MATERIALS AND CAPABILITIES OF ITS TRAINER/S. HENCE IT IS ADVISED NOT TO ASSUME, EXPECT ANY OTHER ASSISTANCE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED IN ORDER TO CLEAR THE PMP® CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION CONDUCTED BY PMI®.
  5. INTELLISTEPS CONSULTING PVT. LTD. reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and without any notice.

Expectations from IntelliSteps Comprehensive™ PMP® Preparation Program

S.No. What to Expect What Not to Expect
1. Discussion on Guide to PMBOK® VI Edition based curriculum on which PMP® Exam will be based i.e. 10 Knowledge Areas, 05 Process Groups & 49 Sub Processes of Project Management. Discussion on Applicability of PMBOK® in real life/business situations.
2. Discussion on Best Practices of the Project Management relevant in context of PMP® Examination. Discussion on How to Create, Prepare or use Project Management Templates.
3. Generic Examples to make you understand the concept/s. Industry/Project Specific Examples and Case Studies.
4. Discussion, Tips & Tricks on How to clear the PMP® Examination in First Attempt. Any other topic irrelevant from PMP® Examination point of view.

For Microsoft® Project 2013/2016 and Oracle® Primavera Training Programs

  • Participants will be required to bring/arrange their own laptops with software installation rights for the training program.
  • System Requirements:
  • Minimum 3GB RAM.
  • 20 GB Hard Disk Space.
  • Windows 7 or above.