PMI-ACP Basics Skills you will learn

  • Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Working knowledge of Agile
  • Multiiterative models
  • Delivering highvelocity stories
  • Agile principles

Who should learn PMI-ACP

  • IT Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Agile Team members
  • Team Leads
  • Project Executives
  • Software developers
  • Associate Managers

What you will learn in PMI-ACP

  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®

    • Lesson 1: Course Introduction

      16:42
      • 0.1 Course Introduction
        03:36
      • 0.2 Eligibility Requirements
        05:36
      • 0.3 Certification Fees and Renewal
        05:30
      • 0.4 About Our Course
        02:00
    • Lesson 2: Agile Principles and Mindset - Part 1

      25:18
      • 1.01 Agile Principles and Mindset - Part One
        00:41
      • 1.02 Introduction to Agile
        03:06
      • 1.03 Agile Engineering Practices
        02:35
      • 1.04 The Agile Manifesto
        01:36
      • 1.05 Agile Manifesto Explained
        02:25
      • 1.06 Principles of Agile Manifesto
        02:17
      • 1.07 Applying the Principles of Agile Manifesto
        01:43
      • 1.08 Agile Core Principles and Practices
        03:41
      • 1.09 Benefits of Agile
        02:56
      • 1.10 Project Life Cycle Characteristics
        03:46
      • 1.11 Key Takeaways
        00:32
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 3: Agile Principles and Mindset - Part 2

      52:31
      • 2.01 Agile Principles and Mindset - Part Two
        00:48
      • 2.02 Agile Methodologies
        01:36
      • 2.03 Agile Mindset
        02:45
      • 2.04 Where to Apply Agile
        01:06
      • 2.05 Meaning of Scrum
        01:06
      • 2.06 Features of Scrum
        02:15
      • 2.07 Three Pillars of Scrum
        02:25
      • 2.08 Scrum Roles
        00:55
      • 2.09 Key Terms of Scrum
        02:40
      • 2.10 Scrum Meetings
        02:31
      • 2.11 Scrum: An Empirical Process
        02:05
      • 2.12 Extreme Programming
        02:45
      • 2.13 Extreme Programming Practices - Part A
        01:36
      • 2.14 Extreme Programming Practices - Part B
        01:28
      • 2.15 Roles in Extreme Programming
        02:03
      • 2.16 Process Diagram of XP
        02:01
      • 2.17 Crystal Method
        00:30
      • 2.18 Properties of Crystal Method
        03:04
      • 2.19 Key Categories of Crystal Method - Part A
        03:40
      • 2.20 Key Categories of Crystal Method - Part B
        00:47
      • 2.21 Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
        00:29
      • 2.22 Basic Principles of Atern
        02:41
      • 2.23 Planning Philosophy in DSDM
        00:57
      • 2.24 DSDM Techniques
        02:21
      • 2.25 DSDM Phases
        01:43
      • 2.26 Feature-Driven Development
        01:05
      • 2.27 Agile Project Management
        03:22
      • 2.28 Key Takeaways
        01:47
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 4: Value-Driven Delivery - Part 1

      30:52
      • 3.01 Value-Driven Delivery - Part One
        00:56
      • 3.02 Quantifying Customer Value
        01:53
      • 3.03 Time Value of Money
        02:03
      • 3.04 Time Value of Money: Example
        01:29
      • 3.05 The Financial Feasibility of Projects
        00:55
      • 3.06 Return on Investment ROI
        00:36
      • 3.07 Net Present Value (NPV)
        02:19
      • 3.08 Net Present Value (NPV): Example
        02:41
      • 3.09 Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
        01:21
      • 3.10 Payback Period
        00:41
      • 3.11 Payback Period: Example
        03:07
      • 3.12 Prioritization of Functional Requirements
        03:19
      • 3.13 MoSCoW
        01:40
      • 3.14 Kano Model
        01:29
      • 3.15 Relative Weighting
        02:25
      • 3.16 Prioritization of Non-Functional Requirements
        01:35
      • 3.17 Risk Management in Agile
        01:28
      • 3.18 Key Takeaways
        00:55
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 5: Value-Driven Delivery - Part 2

      23:27
      • 4.01 Value-Driven Delivery - Part Two
        00:48
      • 4.02 Minimal Viable Product
        00:43
      • 4.03 Project Planning Using MVP
        03:11
      • 4.04 Agile Compliance
        00:35
      • 4.05 Key Drivers of Agile Compliance
        00:33
      • 4.06 Incremental Delivery
        00:58
      • 4.07 Review and Feedback
        02:02
      • 4.08 Earned Value Management
        02:31
      • 4.09 Earned Value Metrics
        03:02
      • 4.10 Earned Value Metrics: Example
        02:17
      • 4.11 Agile Contracts: Components
        00:55
      • 4.12 Agile Contracting Methods
        00:30
      • 4.13 Fixed-Price or Fixed-Scope Contract
        00:26
      • 4.14 Time and Materials (T and M) Contract
        00:29
      • 4.15 T and M with Fixed Scope and Cost Ceiling
        00:31
      • 4.16 T and M with Variable Scope and Cost Ceiling
        00:27
      • 4.17 Bonus or Penalty Clauses
        00:51
      • 4.18 Rolling Agile Contracts
        00:35
      • 4.19 Terms Used in Agile Contracts
        00:53
      • 4.20 Key Takeaways
        01:10
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 6: Stakeholder Engagement - Part 1

      20:45
      • 5.01 Stakeholder Engagement - Part One
        00:43
      • 5.02 Stakeholder Management
        02:04
      • 5.03 Project Charter
        01:22
      • 5.04 Understanding Stakeholder Needs
        00:39
      • 5.05 Agile Wireframes
        01:27
      • 5.06 User Story
        03:11
      • 5.07 Story Card Information
        02:30
      • 5.08 Agile Personas
        03:04
      • 5.09 Theme and Epic
        02:21
      • 5.10 Agile Story Maps
        01:27
      • 5.11 Community and Stakeholder Values
        01:16
      • 5.12 Key Takeaways
        00:41
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 7: Stakeholder Engagement - Part 2

      25:18
      • 6.01 Stakeholder Engagement - Part Two
        00:51
      • 6.02 Community Management
        01:14
      • 6.03 Communication and Knowledge Sharing
        00:56
      • 6.04 Social Media Communication
        01:17
      • 6.05 Information Radiators
        00:38
      • 6.06 Burnup and Burndown Charts
        03:02
      • 6.07 Kanban or Task Board
        00:49
      • 6.08 Impediment Logs
        00:46
      • 6.09 Characteristics of Information Radiators
        01:06
      • 6.10 Agile Modeling
        01:47
      • 6.11 Active Listening
        00:30
      • 6.12 Key Elements of Active Listening
        00:59
      • 6.13 Globalization Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity
        01:24
      • 6.14 Cultural Diversity Issues: Recommendations
        01:20
      • 6.15 Agile Facilitation Methods
        02:24
      • 6.16 Agile Negotiation and Conflict Management
        02:28
      • 6.17 Five Levels of Conflict
        02:48
      • 6.18 Key Takeaways
        00:59
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 8: Team Performance - Part 1

      13:07
      • 7.01 Team Performance - Part One
        00:41
      • 7.02 Features and Composition of Agile Teams
        02:59
      • 7.03 Stages of Agile Team Formation
        01:19
      • 7.04 High Performance Teams
        01:27
      • 7.05 Generalizing Specialist
        01:05
      • 7.06 Team Responsibility
        01:53
      • 7.07 Self-Organization
        02:52
      • 7.08 Key Takeaways
        00:51
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 9: Team Performance - Part 2

      36:11
      • 8.01 Team Performance - Part Two
        00:48
      • 8.02 Agile Leadership
        01:00
      • 8.03 Best Practices of Agile Leadership
        00:58
      • 8.04 Management vs Leadership
        00:58
      • 8.05 Servant Leadership
        01:16
      • 8.06 Coaching and Mentoring
        00:35
      • 8.07 Agile Coaching
        02:16
      • 8.08 Agile Emotional Intelligence
        01:46
      • 8.09 Team Motivation
        00:37
      • 8.10 Maslow’s Theory
        04:31
      • 8.11 Frederick Herzberg's Theory
        00:56
      • 8.12 McClelland's Theory
        01:20
      • 8.13 Boehm's Theory
        00:45
      • 8.14 Team Space
        01:47
      • 8.15 Co-Located Teams
        00:36
      • 8.16 Distributed Teams
        01:03
      • 8.17 Co-Located vs. Distributed Teams
        01:47
      • 8.18 Osmotic Communication
        00:29
      • 8.19 Team Collaboration and Coordination
        01:23
      • 8.20 Collaboration Technology
        00:44
      • 8.21 Communication Gap-Example One
        02:35
      • 8.22 Communication Gap-Example Two
        01:21
      • 8.23 Brainstorming Sessions
        01:18
      • 8.24 Team Velocity
        01:36
      • 8.25 Velocity-Example One
        00:36
      • 8.26 Velocity-Example Two
        00:53
      • 8.27 Sample Velocity Chart
        00:34
      • 8.28 Agile Tools
        00:39
      • 8.29 Key Takeaways
        01:04
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 10: Adaptive Planning - Part 1

      32:03
      • 9.01 Adaptive Planning - Part One
        00:53
      • 9.02 Planning Philosophy
        02:11
      • 9.03 Aligning Agile Projects
        01:37
      • 9.04 Rolling Wave Planning
        01:33
      • 9.05 Timeboxing
        00:56
      • 9.06 Best Practices of Timeboxing
        01:01
      • 9.07 Advantages of Timeboxing
        01:25
      • 9.08 Agile Estimation
        01:49
      • 9.09 Story Points
        02:41
      • 9.10 Assigning Story Points
        02:19
      • 9.11 Story Points Estimation
        02:24
      • 9.12 Story Points Estimation Scale: Example
        01:01
      • 9.13 Value Points
        00:47
      • 9.14 Ideal Days
        01:25
      • 9.15 Story Points vs. Ideal Days
        01:30
      • 9.16 Wideband Delphi Technique
        01:58
      • 9.17 Planning Poker
        01:05
      • 9.18 Planning Poker: Example
        01:37
      • 9.19 Affinity Estimation
        02:31
      • 9.20 Key Takeaways
        01:20
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 11: Adaptive Planning - Part 2

      32:12
      • 10.1 Adaptive Planning - Part Two
        00:49
      • 10.2 Project Size Estimation
        02:20
      • 10.3 Release Plan
        01:57
      • 10.4 Release Plan: Example
        02:51
      • 10.5 Iteration Plan
        02:43
      • 10.6 Types of Iteration Planning
        02:23
      • 10.7 Iteration Lifecycle: Example
        01:49
      • 10.8 Release Plan vs. Iteration Plan
        01:02
      • 10.9 Agile Product Roadmap
        02:07
      • 10.10 Backlog Refinement - Part Two
        01:52
      • 10.11 Value-Based Analysis and Decomposition
        01:28
      • 10.12 Agile Cone of Uncertainty
        02:39
      • 10.13 Velocity Variations
        01:17
      • 10.14 Sprint Reviews
        01:40
      • 10.15 Sprint Retrospectives
        01:19
      • 10.16 Mid-Course Corrections
        02:56
      • 10.17 Key Takeaways
        01:00
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 12: Problem Detection and Resolution - Part 1

      24:27
      • 11.1 Problem Detection and Resolution - Part One
        00:52
      • 11.2 Agile Problem Detection
        01:17
      • 11.3 Problem Detection Techniques
        00:24
      • 11.4 Fishbone Diagram
        01:41
      • 11.5 Five Whys Technique
        01:50
      • 11.6 Control Charts
        01:16
      • 11.7 Lead Time and Cycle Time
        01:22
      • 11.8 Kanban
        01:39
      • 11.9 Kanban Process
        00:44
      • 11.10 Example of Kanban Board
        01:49
      • 11.11 Work In Progress
        02:12
      • 11.12 Managing Constraints
        01:51
      • 11.13 Little’s Law
        01:24
      • 11.14 Escaped Defects
        02:23
      • 11.15 Agile Problem Solving
        02:47
      • 11.16 Key Takeaways
        00:56
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 13: Problem Detection and Resolution - Part 2

      22:27
      • 12.1 Adaptive Planning
        00:57
      • 12.2 Metrics and Measures
        00:52
      • 12.3 Benefits of Metrics
        01:37
      • 12.4 Examples of Metrics
        01:04
      • 12.5 Baseline Metrics
        00:54
      • 12.6 Variance and Trend Analysis
        02:44
      • 12.7 Risk Management Life Cycle
        01:23
      • 12.8 Step One-Risk Identification
        01:07
      • 12.9 Step Two-Risk Assessment
        01:18
      • 12.10 Step Three-Risk Response Strategies
        01:09
      • 12.11 Step Four-Risk Review
        00:19
      • 12.12 Risk Log
        00:50
      • 12.13 Risk Burndown Chart
        00:53
      • 12.14 Risk Profile Graph
        01:15
      • 12.15 Spike
        01:02
      • 12.16 Agile Failure Modes
        01:28
      • 12.17 Agile Coach Failure Modes
        01:48
      • 12.18 Troubleshooting Guidelines
        00:35
      • 12.19 Key Takeaways
        01:12
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 14: Continuous Improvement - Part 1

      27:36
      • 13.1 Continuous Improvement - Part One
        00:48
      • 13.2 Kaizen
        01:46
      • 13.3 Kaizen in Agile
        00:40
      • 13.4 Lean
        02:13
      • 13.5.Defining Waste Manufacturing and Software Development
        02:20
      • 13.6 A Five Step Process to Becoming Lean
        00:46
      • 13.7 Value Stream Mapping
        04:16
      • 13.8 Agile Retrospectives
        01:20
      • 13.9 Cargo Smells
        02:24
      • 13.10 Conducting a Retrospective
        03:00
      • 13.11 Brainstorming Techniques
        01:45
      • 13.12 Process Analysis Techniques
        01:13
      • 13.13 Agile Process Tailoring
        02:27
      • 13.14 Project Factors That Influence Tailoring
        01:54
      • 13.15 Key Takeaways
        00:44
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 15: Continuous Improvement - Part 2

      22:12
      • 14.1 Continuous Improvement - Part Two
        00:43
      • 14.2 Quality in Agile
        01:14
      • 14.3 Best Practices for Quality in Agile
        00:40
      • 14.4 Best Practice One-Verification and Validation
        00:58
      • 14.5 Best Practice Two-Exploratory Testing
        00:50
      • 14.6 Best Practice Three-Usability Testing
        00:59
      • 14.7 Best Practice Four-Test-Driven Development
        01:57
      • 14.8 Test-Driven Development Advantages
        02:34
      • 14.9 Acceptance Test-Driven Development Cycle (ATDD)
        01:29
      • 14.10 Best Practice Five: Continuous Integration
        02:19
      • 14.11 Best Practice Six: Definition of Done
        00:39
      • 14.12 Testing Pyramid and Quadrant
        01:45
      • 14.13 Checklist for Story Completion
        01:36
      • 14.14 Agile Flowchart
        01:22
      • 14.15 Agile Spaghetti Diagram
        01:35
      • 14.16 Organizational Self Assessment
        00:36
      • 14.17 Key Takeaways
        00:56
      • Knowledge Check

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    Bryan Campbell is a highly respected Agile Coach and Project Manager with more than 25 years of experience managing projects, programs and PMOs around the world.  He specializes in agile transformation for enterprise, scale PMOs.

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FAQs

  • What are the requirements to learn PMI-ACP basics?

    If you are interested in learning PMI-ACP, it is mandatory to have a secondary degree or higher, 2000 hours of general project management experience in the last five years, and at least 1500 hours of experience working on agile project teams during the last three years.

  • How long does it take to learn PMI-ACP Basics?

    This course consists of 7 hours of videos designed to teach you PMI-ACP. However, the complete comprehension of the topics covered will entirely depend on how fast you learn and understand the concepts.

  • Is PMI-ACP fundamentals easy to learn?

    This course contains 7 hours of video content, which are created by mentors who are industry leaders. The courses are designed for anyone with the pre-requisite qualifications to understand and learn PMI-ACP.

  • What are my next best learning options after completing this PMI-ACP program?

    After completing this PMI-ACP course, you can opt for the Agile ScrumMaster Certification Training course provided by Simplilearn.

  • What are the career opportunities in PMI-ACP?

    Here are some careers for PMI-ACP professionals:

    • IT project manager
    • Program manager
    • Scrum master
    • Agile coach
    • Technical project manager

  • Will I get a certificate after completing the PMI-ACP free course?

    Yes, You will receive a Course Completion Certificate from SkillUp upon completing the PMI-ACP free program. You can unlock it by logging in to your SkillUp account. As soon as the certificate is unlocked, you will receive a mail with a link to your SkillUp learning dashboard on your registered mail address. Click the link to view and download your certificate. You can even add the certificate to your resume and share it on social media platforms.

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  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.