Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    Simplilearn’s PMI-ACP training course in Bangalore consists of the seven domains of Agile in the same sequence as per the PMI’s exam content outline, listed below:
    • Agile principles and mindset
    • Value-driven delivery
    • Stakeholder engagement
    • Team performance
    • Adaptive planning
    • Problem detection and resolution
    • Continuous improvement
    The candidates get a rich learning experience in this ACP Course and can pass the PMI-ACP exam in their first attempt. Topics like Agile tools, techniques, and methodologies are thoroughly explained along with real-life instances. The training course is aligned to 2017 PMI guidelines and covers the concepts of Agile Practice Guide (newly added reference material) as well.

  • What skills will you learn in PMI-ACP training?

    On completing the PMI-ACP training course, candidates will be able to:
    • Develop the ability to deliver high-velocity stories and epics
    • Understand the history of Agile, including founding, evolution, core concepts and principles
    • Develop the expertise of implementing multi-iterative development models for any scale of projects
    • Develop the knowledge and skills required to clear the PMI-ACP certification exam along with the requisite 21 PDUs 
    • Develop a working knowledge of the Agile principles of Scrum, Kanban, XP, and TDD
    The course further helps the candidates to pass the ACP exam by providing the exam strategies, tips, tricks, and tools. It also consists of an introduction to the application process for the certification exam.

  • Who should take PMI ACP course?

    For all project management roles globally, there is a huge demand for professionals who are PMI Agile Certified in the field of IT and tech industry. The PMI ACP certification is perfect for the following professionals:
    • Project executives/engineers
    • Project managers
    • Software developers
    • Agile team members
    • Any professional aspiring to be a project manager
    • Team leads/managers
    • Associate/Asst. manager - projects
    Certified Agile Professionals earn an annual salary of over $100,000 compared to their non-certified competitors.

  • What projects will I work on as a part of the PMI-ACP course in Bangalore?

    Project 1: E-commerce Website Functionality Creation
    Participants will learn how the three agile roles (Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Scrum Team) complement each other in a real-time project on Jira. This demo of an e-commerce website will let users understand and create backlogs, user stories, tasks, epics, and sub-tasks. It will also show them how to manage multiple releases.
     
    Project 2: Smart Weather
    You will complete two industry-based tasks provided by the product owner of a new technology division. The projects involve creating a portal to provide weather-based services to multiple clients. The portal needs to pull the weather forecast from various public services so that the captured data can be used for various purposes. Implementation of this project should be completed through JIRA. You will choose one of the tasks mentioned below and submit the task screenshots through LMS:
     
    Task 1:
    BigBucks Café, a leading chain of premium coffee shops, wants you to use weather data to regulate and manage its daily operations. As a Scrum Master, you need to resolve and create a prioritized product backlog for the scrum team.
     
    Task 2:
    The world’s largest life insurance company, LeViva, wants to launch an app to serve its customers, and they would like to use the weather forecast. As a Scrum Master, you need to resolve and create a prioritized product backlog for the scrum team.

Course preview

    • Getting started with PMI-ACP® Certification

      06:01
      • Getting started with PMI-ACP® Certification
        06:01
    • Domain 00 - Course Overview

      07:28
      • 1 Course Overview
        00:27
      • 2 Objectives
        00:32
      • 3 Value of PMI-ACP® Certification to the Professional
        00:39
      • 4 Value of PMI-ACP® Certification to the Organization
        00:58
      • 5 PMI-ACP® Eligibility Requirements
        01:09
      • 6 PMI-ACP® Timeline
      • 7 PMI-ACP® Certification Fees
        00:52
      • 8 PMI-ACP® Certification Maintenance and Renewal
      • 9 PMI-ACP® Exam Information
        00:33
      • 10 Domains and Tasks
        00:19
      • 11 Domains Covered
        00:21
      • 12 PMI-ACP® Exam Blueprint
        00:46
      • 13 Practice Questions
        00:44
      • 14 Sources of Information
      • 15 Conclusion
        00:08
    • Domain 01 - Agile Principles and Mindset - Part 1

      08:58
      • 1 Agile Principles and Mindset
        00:11
      • 2 Objectives
        00:20
      • 3 Agile
      • 4 Agile-Best Practices
        00:39
      • 5 Agile Evolution
        00:53
      • 6 Agile Manifesto
      • 7 Principles of the Agile Manifesto
        01:47
      • 8 Agile-Less Engineering, More Enabling
        00:45
      • 9 Agile Core Principles and Practices
        01:50
      • 10 What Agile is Not
        00:33
      • 11 Benefits of Agile
        00:41
      • 12 Agile-Real Life Example
        00:27
      • 13 Quiz
      • 14 Summary
        00:43
      • 15 Conclusion
        00:09
    • Domain 01 - Agile Principles and Mindset - Part 2

      34:43
      • 1 Agile Principles and Mindset
        00:12
      • 2 Objectives
        00:23
      • 3 Agile Methodologies, Frameworks, and Processes
        00:45
      • 4 Scrum
        00:55
      • 5 Three Pillars of Scrum
      • 6 Scrum Roles
        01:01
      • 7 Scrum Vocabulary
      • 8 Scrum Meetings
        02:00
      • 9 Project Using Scrum - Example
        01:31
      • 10 Scrum Roles - Key Points
        00:38
      • 11 Extreme Programming
        00:52
      • 12 Five Core Principles of XP
        01:32
      • 13 XP Practices
        00:36
      • 14 XP Process Diagram
        00:44
      • 15 Success of XP Methodology - Example
      • 16 Crystal Methodology
        00:29
      • 17 Crystal Methodology - Key Principles
        00:37
      • 18 Crystal Methodology - Key Categories
        01:07
      • 19 Dynamic Systems Development Method
        00:57
      • 20 Principles of DSDM Atern
        01:55
      • 21 Phases of DSDM
      • 22 Feature Driven Development
        00:58
      • 23 Agile Project Management
        00:48
      • 24 APM Framework
        00:45
      • 25 APM and PMBOK® Guide
        00:27
      • 26 Lean Software Development
        00:59
      • 27 Lean Principles
        01:32
      • 28 Kanban
        01:14
      • 29 Kanban Method - Case Study
        00:46
      • 30 Lean Kanban Method
      • 31 OpenUP
        00:45
      • 32 OpenUP - Phases
        01:26
      • 33 Information Radiators
        01:15
      • 34 Effective Information Radiators
        00:55
      • 35 Examples of Information Radiators
        00:20
      • 36 Knowledge Sharing
        00:44
      • 37 Knowledge Sharing (contd.)
        00:36
      • 38 Knowledge Sharing Contexts
        00:50
      • 39 Servant Leadership
        00:28
      • 40 Characteristics of a Servant Leader
        01:32
      • 41 Agile Servant Leadership
        00:35
      • 42 Quiz
      • 43 Summary
        01:24
      • 44 Conclusion
        00:10
    • Domain 02 - Value-Driven Delivery - Part 1

      19:11
      • 1 Value - Driven Delivery
        00:12
      • 2 Objectives
        00:25
      • 3 Value
        00:31
      • 4 Forecasting Value
        00:38
      • 5 Time Value of Money
      • 6 Time Value of Money - Terminologies
        00:38
      • 7 Future Value and Present Value - Formulas
        00:10
      • 8 Calculation of Future Value - Example
      • 9 Financial Feasibility of Projects
        00:50
      • 10 Return on Investment
        00:28
      • 11 Net Present Value
        00:53
      • 12 Net Present Value - Example
      • 13 Internal Rate of Return
        00:58
      • 14 Internal Rate of Return - Example
      • 15 Payback Period
        00:35
      • 16 NPV, ROI, and Payback Period - Example
      • 17 Prioritization
        00:38
      • 18 Factors in Prioritization
        00:41
      • 19 Agile Customer - Value Prioritization
        01:00
      • 20 Prioritization Techniques
        00:38
      • 21 Prioritization Techniques - MoSCoW
        01:24
      • 22 MoSCoW Technique - Example
      • 23 Prioritization Techniques - Kano Model
        00:50
      • 24 Kano Model - Categories
        00:57
      • 25 Kano Model - Example
      • 26 Prioritization Techniques - Relative Weighting
        00:57
      • 27 Relative Weighting - Example
        00:52
      • 28 Risk Management in Agile
        00:26
      • 29 Risk Adjusted Product Backlog
        00:56
      • 30 Risk Adjusted Product Backlog - Example
        00:37
      • 31 Non - Functional Requirements
        00:37
      • 32 Prioritization of Non - Functional Requirements
        00:55
      • 33 Quiz
      • 34 Summary
        01:15
      • 35 Conclusion
        00:10
    • Domain 02 - Value-Driven Delivery - Part 2

      16:59
      • 1 Value-Driven Delivery
        00:11
      • 2 Objectives
        00:33
      • 3 Minimum Marketable Feature
      • 4 Kanban Boards
        00:45
      • 5 Kanban Cards
        00:39
      • 6 Simple Kanban Board
        00:25
      • 7 Detailed Kanban Board
        01:13
      • 8 Kanban and JIT
        01:08
      • 9 Siemens Health Services- -Example
      • 10 Incremental Delivery
        00:53
      • 11 Reviews and Feedback Techniques
        00:57
      • 12 Benefits of Review and Feedback
        00:18
      • 13 Reprioritization or Relative Prioritization
        01:41
      • 14 Prioritization List
        00:15
      • 15 Agile Compliance
        01:47
      • 16 Earned Value Management for Agile
        01:00
      • 17 EVM Terminologies
        01:39
      • 18 Earned Value Metrics with Formulae
        00:12
      • 19 Earned Value - Planning Parameters
        00:21
      • 20 EVM for Agile
        00:52
      • 21 Agile Earned Value Metrics - Example
      • 22 Agile Contracts
        01:04
      • 23 Agile Contracting Methods
      • 24 Quiz
      • 25 Summary
        00:59
      • 26 Conclusion
        00:07
    • Domain 03 - Stakeholder Engagement - Part 1

      20:17
      • 1 Stakeholder Engagement
        00:08
      • 2 Objectives
        00:20
      • 3 Stakeholder Management
        00:40
      • 4 Principles of Stakeholder Management
        01:11
      • 5 Project Charter
        00:55
      • 6 Project Charter (contd.)
        00:49
      • 7 Components of Agile Project Charter
        00:33
      • 8 Business Case
        00:55
      • 9 Understanding Stakeholder Needs
        00:40
      • 10 Agile Wireframes
        00:49
      • 11 Agile Wireframes - Real Life Example
        00:21
      • 12 User Story
        00:44
      • 13 User Story - Card, Conversation, and Confirmation
        01:15
      • 14 User Story-Attributes
      • 15 Story Card Information
        01:19
      • 16 User Story Card-Example
      • 17 User Story - Examples
        00:38
      • 18 Agile Personas
        01:52
      • 19 Creating Agile Personas - Example
        00:45
      • 20 Creating Agile Personas - Example (contd.)
        00:20
      • 21 Theme and Epic
        01:00
      • 22 Theme and Epic Example
      • 23 Product Backlog
        01:08
      • 24 Agile Story Maps
        01:12
      • 25 Assessing and Incorporating Community and Stakeholder Values
        00:35
      • 26 Assessing and Incorporating Community and Stakeholder Values (contd.)
        00:39
      • 27 Real Life Example
        00:41
      • 28 Quiz
      • 29 Summary
        00:39
      • 30 Conclusion
        00:09
    • Domain 03 - Stakeholder Engagement - Part 2

      18:31
      • 1 Stakeholder Management-2
        00:10
      • 2 Objectives
        00:26
      • 3 Communication Management
        01:00
      • 4 Agile Communication
        00:48
      • 5 Social Media Communication
        01:00
      • 6 Information Radiators
        00:24
      • 7 Information Radiators (contd.)
      • 8 Visible Charts
        00:49
      • 9 Agile Modeling
        00:41
      • 10 Agile Modeling contd
        00:42
      • 11 Best Practices of Agile Modeling
        00:24
      • 12 Active Listening
        00:24
      • 13 Key Elements of Active Listening
        00:59
      • 14 Globalization Culture and Team Diversity
        00:30
      • 15 Cultural Diversity Issues-Recommendations
        01:18
      • 16 Agile Facilitation Methods
        01:42
      • 17 Agile Participatory Decision-Making
        00:54
      • 18 Agile Participatory Decision-Making Models
        00:35
      • 19 Agile Negotiation
        01:21
      • 20 Agile Negotiation and Conflict Management
        01:00
      • 21 Five Levels of Conflict
      • 22 Agile Conflict Resolution
        01:51
      • 23 Quiz
      • 24 Summary
        01:26
      • 25 Conclusion
        00:07
    • Domain 04 - Team Performance - Part 1

      13:41
      • 1 Team Performance
        00:10
      • 2 Objectives
        00:22
      • 3 Team Formation Stages
      • 4 Building High - Performance Teams
        01:13
      • 5 HPT - Generalizing Specialist
        00:52
      • 6 Attributes of High - Performance Agile Teams
        00:25
      • 7 Building Empowered Teams
      • 8 Setting and Managing Expectations
      • 9 Daily Stand - Up Meeting
        00:35
      • 10 Introduction to Agile Leadership
        01:01
      • 11 Leadership Best Practices
        00:53
      • 12 Adaptive Leadership
        00:42
      • 13 Adaptive Leadership - ‘Doing Agile’ Tools
        00:48
      • 14 Management vs. Leadership
        01:02
      • 15 Coaching and Mentoring Within Teams
        00:32
      • 16 Agile Coaching
        00:44
      • 17 Coaching at Levels
        00:19
      • 18 Skills of an Agile Coach
      • 19 Agile Emotional Intelligence
        00:35
      • 20 EI and ScrumMastersAgile Project Managers
        00:42
      • 21 EI Skills Assessment Framework
        01:03
      • 22 Benefits of EQ
        00:22
      • 23 Quiz
      • 24 Summary
        01:13
      • 25 Conclusion
        00:08
    • Domain 04 - Team Performance - Part 2

      14:25
      • 1 Team Performance (2)
        00:10
      • 2 Objectives
        00:24
      • 3 Agile Team Motivation
      • 4 Team Space
        00:35
      • 5 Signs of Bad Team Space
        00:46
      • 6 Co - Located Teams
        00:22
      • 7 Distributed Teams
        00:39
      • 8 Co - Located vs Distributed Teams
        01:30
      • 9 Osmotic Communication
        00:23
      • 10 Collaboration and Coordination
        01:12
      • 11 Collaboration Technology
        00:38
      • 12 Communication Gap Examples
      • 13 Agile Brainstorming Session
        00:29
      • 14 Setting up an Effective Brainstorming Session
        00:40
      • 15 Brainstorming Session - Steps
        01:23
      • 16 Velocity
        01:24
      • 17 Velocity-Example 1
      • 18 Velocity-Example 2
      • 19 Unit of Measure for Velocity
        00:54
      • 20 Sample Velocity Chart
        00:32
      • 21 Agile Tools
        00:35
      • 22 Quiz
      • 23 Summary
        01:43
      • 24 Conclusion
        00:06
    • Domain 05 - Adaptive Planning - Part 1

      26:50
      • 1 Adaptive Planning
        00:11
      • 2 Objectives
        00:30
      • 3 Multiple Levels of Planning
      • 4 Aligning Agile Projects to Programs and Portfolios
        01:27
      • 5 Rolling Wave Planning or Progressive Elaboration
        01:14
      • 6 Rolling Wave Planning or Progressive Elaboration (contd.)
        00:34
      • 7 Timeboxing
        00:49
      • 8 Timeboxing - Best Practices
        00:43
      • 9 Timeboxing - Advantages
        00:51
      • 10 Estimation
        01:20
      • 11 Accuracy vs. Precision
        00:40
      • 12 Measures of Project Size
        01:00
      • 13 Relative Sizing
        00:51
      • 14 Story Points
        01:03
      • 15 Story Points (contd.)
      • 16 Story Points Estimation - Steps
        00:54
      • 17 Story Points - Estimation by Analogy
        00:43
      • 18 Value Points
        00:54
      • 19 Ideal Days
        00:31
      • 20 Ideal Days (contd.)
        00:44
      • 21 Story Points and Ideal Days
        01:11
      • 22 Estimation Scale
        01:06
      • 23 Wideband Delphi
        01:02
      • 24 Wideband Delphi Process
        01:48
      • 25 Wideband Delphi Technique-Planning Poker
        01:22
      • 26 Planning Poker - Example
        00:48
      • 27 Affinity Estimation
        00:34
      • 28 Affinity Estimation Process
      • 29 Estimation Using T - Shirt Sizing
        00:25
      • 30 Determining Project Size
        00:53
      • 31 Project Size Estimation - Real Life Example
        00:39
      • 32 Project Size Estimation - Explanation
        00:37
      • 33 Quiz
      • 34 Summary
        01:17
      • 35 Conclusion
        00:09
    • Domain 05 - Adaptive Planning - Part 2

      25:11
      • 1 Adaptive Planning
        00:12
      • 2 Objectives
        00:26
      • 3 Release Plan
        01:16
      • 4 Steps in Planning a Release
        00:53
      • 5 Release Planning - Example
        00:35
      • 6 Release Planning - Example Illustration
        00:46
      • 7 Agile Product Roadmap
        00:48
      • 8 Iteration Plan
        00:52
      • 9 Iteration Length Selection
        01:22
      • 10 Length of Iterations - Example
        00:41
      • 11 Velocity - Driven Iteration Planning
        01:02
      • 12 Commitment - Driven Iteration Planning
        01:01
      • 13 Iteration Lifecycle
      • 14 Release Plan vs. Iteration Plan
        00:45
      • 15 Value - Based Analysis and Decomposition
      • 16 Determining Initial Schedule and Cost Range Estimates
        01:18
      • 17 Determining Initial Schedule and Cost Range Estimates - Example
      • 18 Cone of Uncertainty
        00:52
      • 19 Agile Cone of Uncertainty
        00:49
      • 20 Velocity Variations
        00:56
      • 21 Sprint Reviews
        01:12
      • 22 Importance of Sprint Reviews
        00:32
      • 23 Sprint Retrospection
        00:45
      • 24 Backlog Grooming or Refinement
        01:37
      • 25 Backlog Grooming or Refinement - Illustration
        00:41
      • 26 Mid - Course Corrections
        01:53
      • 27 Mid - Course Corrections - Inspect and Adapt
        00:50
      • 28 Release Burndown Chart
        00:40
      • 29 Agile Games
        00:38
      • 30 Quiz
      • 31 Summary
        01:42
      • 32 Conclusion
        00:07
    • Domain 06 - Problem Detection and Resolution - Part 1

      17:02
      • 1 Problem Detection and Resolution
        00:11
      • 2 Objectives
        00:28
      • 3 Agile Problem Detection
        00:48
      • 4 Problem Detection Techniques
        00:19
      • 5 Fishbone Diagram
        00:36
      • 6 Fishbone Diagram Analysis
        00:48
      • 7 5 Whys Tool
        01:23
      • 8 Control Charts
        01:12
      • 9 Lead Time and Cycle Time
        01:08
      • 10 Escaped Defects
        01:05
      • 11 Work In Progress
        00:51
      • 12 Work In Progress (contd.)
        01:22
      • 13 Cumulative Flow Diagrams
        00:34
      • 14 Cumulative Flow Diagrams (contd.)
      • 15 CFD-Little’s Law
        01:12
      • 16 Work In Progress-Detailed
        00:38
      • 17 CFD with Bottleneck
        00:56
      • 18 Agile Problem-Solving
        00:24
      • 19 Agile Problem-Solving-Best Practices
        01:49
      • 20 Quiz
      • 21 Summary
        01:07
      • 22 Conclusion
        00:11
    • Domain 06 - Problem Detection and Resolution - Part 2

      18:59
      • 1 Problem Detection and Resolution
        00:11
      • 2 Objectives
        00:22
      • 3 Metric and Measure
        00:30
      • 4 Benefits of Metrics
        00:28
      • 5 Types of Metrics
      • 6 Baseline Metrics
        00:26
      • 7 Actual Metrics or Actuals
        00:43
      • 8 Best Practices
        00:21
      • 9 Burn Charts
        00:37
      • 10 Variance Analysis
      • 11 Trend Analysis
        00:57
      • 12 Variance and Trend Analysis
        00:36
      • 13 Risk Management in Agile
        01:12
      • 14 Risk Management Lifecycle
        01:06
      • 15 Step 1-Risk Identification
        00:32
      • 16 Risk Identification Opportunities
        01:39
      • 17 Step 2-Risk Assessment
        00:54
      • 18 Risk Assessment-Risk Census
        00:35
      • 19 Step 2-Risk Assessment
      • 20 Step 3-Risk Response Strategies
        01:25
      • 21 Step 4-Risk Review
        01:05
      • 22 Risk Log
      • 23 Risk Burndown Chart
        00:48
      • 24 Risk Profile Graphs
        00:51
      • 25 Progressive Risk Reduction
        00:55
      • 26 Spike
        00:45
      • 27 Agile Failure Modes
        00:44
      • 28 Agile Coach Failure Modes
      • 29 Quiz
      • 30 Summary
        01:08
      • 31 Conclusion
        00:09
    • Domain 07 - Continuous Improvement - Part 1

      26:05
      • 1 Continuous Improvement 1
        00:12
      • 2 Objectives
        00:26
      • 3 Kaizen - Introduction
        00:46
      • 4 Kaizen - Introduction (contd.)
        00:37
      • 5 Kaizen - Key Aspects
        00:17
      • 6 Retrospectives
        01:00
      • 7 Retrospectives-Agenda
        00:28
      • 8 Importance of Retrospectives
        00:33
      • 9 Conducting a Retrospective-Factors
        00:35
      • 10 Conducting a Retrospective - Steps
      • 11 Techniques to Conduct Retrospectives
        01:08
      • 12 Brainstorming Techniques
        00:46
      • 13 Process Analysis Technique
        00:48
      • 14 Agile Process Tailoring
        01:06
      • 15 Agile Process Tailoring - ShuHaRi
      • 16 Quality in Agile
        01:12
      • 17 Project and Quality Standards for Agile Projects
        00:43
      • 18 Quality in Agile - Best Practices
        00:34
      • 19 Quality Best Practices - Frequent Verification and Validation
        01:18
      • 20 Quality Best Practices - Frequent Verification and Validation (contd.)
        00:36
      • 21 Quality Best Practices - Exploratory Testing
        00:46
      • 22 Quality Best Practices - Exploratory Testing (contd.)
        00:32
      • 23 Quality Best Practices - Usability Testing
        01:01
      • 24 Quality Best Practices - Test - Driven Development
        00:57
      • 25 Quality Best Practices - Test - Driven Development (contd.)
        01:22
      • 26 Test - Driven Development - Advantages
        01:15
      • 27 Quality Best Practices - Acceptance Test - Driven Development
        00:58
      • 28 Acceptance Test - Driven Development Cycle
      • 29 Effectiveness of TDD - Experiment 1
        00:55
      • 30 Quality Best Practices - Continuous Integration
        01:22
      • 31 Best Practices of Continuous Integration
        00:55
      • 32 Quality Best Practices - Definition of Done
        00:40
      • 33 Checklist for Story Completion
        00:59
      • 34 Quiz
      • 35 Summary
        01:09
      • 36 Conclusion
        00:09
    • Domain 07 - Continuous Improvement - Part 2

      16:06
      • 1 Continuous Improvement
        00:13
      • 2 Objectives
        00:28
      • 3 Value Stream Mapping
        00:54
      • 4 Value Stream Mapping - Stages
        01:01
      • 5 Value Stream Mapping-Steps
      • 6 Value Stream Mapping - Example
        00:30
      • 7 Value Stream Mapping Example - Solution
        00:39
      • 8 Value Stream Mapping Example - Outcome
        00:22
      • 9 Seven Forms of Waste
        01:38
      • 10 Agile Flowcharts
        01:12
      • 11 Flowchart Symbols
        00:20
      • 12 Flowchart Sample
        00:12
      • 13 Agile Spaghetti Diagrams
        00:40
      • 14 Spaghetti Diagrams - Steps
        00:44
      • 15 Benefits of Spaghetti Diagram
        00:24
      • 16 Self - Assessment
        01:00
      • 17 Organizational Self - Assessment
        00:29
      • 18 Written Communication in Agile
        01:10
      • 19 Facilitated Workshops
        01:27
      • 20 Workshop Facilitator
        00:58
      • 21 Principles of System Thinking
      • 22 Principles of System Thinking (contd.)
        00:34
      • 23 Quiz
      • 24 Summary
        01:01
      • 25 Conclusion
        00:10
    • What’s next?

      05:00
      • The Next Step
        05:00
    • Final Words

      04:50
      • Final Words
        04:50
    • Tips and Tricks

      21:10
      • 1 The Strategic Approach x264
        02:21
      • 2 The Strategic Approach
        01:57
      • 3 Question Strategies
        02:25
      • 4 Pairwise Connections
        01:44
      • 5 Memorization Chart
        02:38
      • 6 Leveraging Practice Exams x264
        02:39
      • 7 How to Use your Tutorial Time
        02:17
      • 8 Exam Strategies
        02:36
      • 9 Exam Application Process
        02:33
    • The Agile Practice Guide

      33:57
      • 1 The Agile Practice Guide - Part 1
        08:36
      • 2 The Agile Practice Guide - Part 2
        13:08
      • 3 The Agile Practice Guide - Part 3
        12:13
      • 4 Quiz
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  • How will I become a PMI®-Agile Certified Practitioner?

    Candidates need to follow these steps to become PMI Agile Certified Practitioner:

    • Take a formal training on PMI - ACP
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    • Pay the exam fee to schedule the exam

    Once a candidate qualifies for the exam, he earns the PMI-ACP certificate from PMI.

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    • A secondary degree or higher
    • Working experience in general project management for a duration of 2000 hours in the last five years
    • Professionals should have worked on Agile project teams for a minimum of 1,500 hours during the past 3 years

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free PMI-ACP® Exam Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

Course advisor

Jeff Allen
Jeff Allen Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

Reviews

Senthil Kumar
Senthil Kumar Project Manager at Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions, Bangalore

The trainer's way of explaining things and handling questions was very good. Overall I am very satisfied with the course. Thank you Simplilearn.

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Balaji Natarajan
Balaji Natarajan Project Manager, Bangalore

Excellent training. Provides a complete knowledge of all the key functionality of agile and tips for clearing the exam.

Prashant Sonawane
Prashant Sonawane Team Lead @Zensar Technologies, Bangalore

The trainer addressed all the questions very well during the session. Very impressed with your method of online training. With all the right elements, feels trust worthy to train with you.

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Vidya Shankar
Vidya Shankar Manager, Bangalore

After attending this PMI-ACP course. I learnt new things which I wasn’t aware earlier & also this training made me more confident in deciding to go for PMI-ACP certification exam.

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Pandiaraj N
Pandiaraj N Technical Lead, Bangalore

The training was a good starting point for the ACP Exam. Had good insight on Agile Methodologies and their usefulness.

Seema Sonkiya
Seema Sonkiya Bangalore

Trainer is certified and worlairy as power project manager. So his way of delivering things is close to real practical life. So I like the combination of certificates training and project management experience.

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Soumendra Kumar Das
Soumendra Kumar Das Director - Projects at Cognizant Technology Solutions, Kolkata

I have registered for the Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) course from Simplilearn. The content of the self-paced learning program is excellent. The best part is that the subunits in each of the domains are very well organized. Simplilearn does not just try to make you pass the examination, they prepare you in such a way that the fundamentals are clarified as well.

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SRINIVASA
SRINIVASA Solutions Architect, Hyderabad

Single comprehensive resource to learn all about PMI-ACP. The course is very informative and drastically reduces the study time needed to prepare for and pass PMI-ACP exam.

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Rajesh Nagwekar
Rajesh Nagwekar Pune

The training content was modified as per my requirement. All questions were clarified and they were practical . The sessions were completed on time without missing any areas.

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Alok Upadyay
Alok Upadyay Agile Coach & Leadership Trainer, Pune

Good experience about agile methodologies, tools and techniques . The pointers and task oriented games were amazingly helpful in understanding the key concepts.

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Sachin Joshi
Sachin Joshi Pune

The trainer had a very good knowledge about the methodology, he answered all our queries. The focus was on making the concept clearer.

Mohan M C
Mohan M C Chennai

Overall a good program. Trainer was able to teach the principles and methodologies effectively and I can apply the rules and technologies to my real life projects.

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Rajaraman H
Rajaraman H Chennai

Training was good; examples and video clips were quite relevant to the ACP syllabus plan. Overall it covered all agile areas.

Ramesh C
Ramesh C Chennai

Training was time boxed, regulation to agile knowledge.

Saurabh Saxena
Saurabh Saxena Delhi

Training was very good . The course coverage was in-depth and with clarity.

    FAQs

    • What is the average salary for a Agile Coach in Bangalore?

      Professionals have a considerable earning capability after pursuing a PMI - ACP Certification in Bangalore. Statistically, an Agile Coach can earn up to Rs 1,744,072 per annum in Bangalore, according to Payscale.

    • What are other types of roles within the Agile and Scrum space available in Bangalore?

      Professionals can explore various other roles in the field of Agile and Scrum in Bangalore such as:

      • Agile Tester
      • Agile Transformation Coach
      • Project Manager Agile Coach

    • Which companies are hiring Agile Coachs in Bangalore?

      Companies in Bangalore hiring Agile and Scrum specialist are IBM, Ingersoll Rand, Honeywell, and Capgemini.

    • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

      Simplilearn has specific criteria of selecting the trainers who possess higher alumni rating. We ensure that the trainers are not only PMI-ACP certified, but also have 15+ years of teaching experience in the field of Agile and Scrum. Simplilearn appoints mentors after thorough profile screening and technical assessment along with a training demonstration. 

    • Is the course aligned to the latest exam and course changes implemented by PMI?

      Yes, the course has been designed including the updates introduced in 2018 by PMI.

    • What certification will I receive?

      There are specifically two certificates offered. One is the course completion certificate awarded by Simplilearn including the 21 hours PDU certificate. Other is the esteemed PMI-ACP certification awarded by PMI only after passing the PMI-ACP certification exam. 

    • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

      Simplilearn has a global audience to attend its classes and enhance the candidate’s learning experience. Our classes are conducted through live online streaming where the candidates can have an interaction with the mentors and get their queries resolved. Recordings of each class are, however, provided to the candidates for their assistance.

    • What tools do I need to attend the PMI ACP training sessions?

      The system requirements to take the PMI ACP training sessions are:
      • Headset, speakers, and microphone for live online sessions
      • OS: Mac OSX 10.6 or higher or Windows XP SP3 or higher
      • Internet connection with 512 Kbps or higher preferable speed

    • What is included with the PMI ACP training?

      The PMI ACP training course in Bangalore comes with:
      • E-learning content
      • Simulation tests for better preparation
      • Online participant handbook that helps the candidates to get the further reference to the provided material

    • Is PMI ACP exam fee included in the course fee?

      No, the course fee is exclusive of the PMI ACP exam fee. Candidates are required to apply and pay for the exam directly to the Project Management Institute (PMI).  

    • How many questions are there in the PMI-ACP® exam?

      The PMI-ACP exam is of three hours duration in which the candidates have to attempt 100 scored items. There are also 20 unscored (pre-test) items which remain unidentified and distributed throughout the exam in a random manner.

    • Do you provide assistance for the PMI ACP exam application process?

      Visit community.simplilearn.com and get in touch with other candidates who have already enrolled for the course and get your queries resolved. Simplilearn has also included an introduction on how to apply for PMI ACP exam in the course.

    • How does Simplilearn assure me that the training and course material delivered are effective?

      Simplilearn tries to provide the knowledge that is not only beneficial for an exam but proves to be useful practically. Our mentors ensure that the candidates pass the exam in their first attempt through a hands-on learning approach.

    • Can I cancel my enrollment? Do I get a refund?

      We will refund the course price if the candidate wishes to cancel his enrollment. An administration fee will be only deducted. Check our Refund Policy to find out more.

    • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Whom should I contact?

      Our customer service representatives can be contacted easily via a Contact Us form available on the right of all our website page.
       

    • What is the Certification Process?

      The candidates get the benefit of a well-defined process of certification and gaining the confidence to face the IT domain complexities. To unlock the Simplilearn certificate, the candidates need to:

      • Attend one full batch or complete 85% of the course
      • Passing the simulation exams
      • Submit the project and get our mentor’s approval for the same

    • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

      The mentors selected by Simplilearn are subject matter experts and provide assistance during working hours. They are capable of keeping the candidates interactive during the complete course. Candidates are trained right from class onboarding till project completion, and we strive that they pass the test in their first attempt. 

    • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

      We provide a support team that provides on-demand teaching assistance on our community forum. There is the option of support through chat, email, and calls available 24/7. Moreover, the community forum comes with an unlimited period of access, even after course completion. 

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