PMI-ACP® (Agile Certified Practitioner) Training in Kolkata, India

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Course Overview

This PMI-ACP course covers agile methodologies, tools, and techniques and provides real-life scenarios throughout the course. It also includes the concepts of the newly added Agile Practice Guide, a reference resource for the PMI-ACP exam. This training program is aligned with the 2017 PMI® guidelines to help you pass your PMI-ACP exam.

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  • 1 industry case study and 61 real life examples
  • 21 PDUs offered
  • 102 end-of-chapter quizzes & 4 simulation exams
  • 1 industry case study and 61 real life examples
  • 102 end-of-chapter quizzes & 4 simulation exams
  • 21 PDUs offered
  • 1 industry case study and 61 real life examples
  • 102 end-of-chapter quizzes & 4 simulation exams
  • 21 PDUs offered

Skills Covered

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

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Agile Certified Practitioners earn more than their uncertified colleagues, often with annual salaries exceeding USD $100,000.

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    Citi hiring for Technical business analyst professionals in Kolkata
    Wells Fargo hiring for Technical business analyst professionals in Kolkata
    Deutsche Bank hiring for Technical business analyst professionals in Kolkata
    Oracle hiring for Technical business analyst professionals in Kolkata
    EY hiring for Technical business analyst professionals in Kolkata
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    Hiring Companies
    EY hiring for Project Manager professionals in Kolkata
    IBM hiring for Project Manager professionals in Kolkata
    Vodafone hiring for Project Manager professionals in Kolkata
    Genpact hiring for Project Manager professionals in Kolkata
    Cognizant hiring for Project Manager professionals in Kolkata
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    Hiring Companies
    Wells Fargo hiring for Business Analyst professionals in Kolkata
    CITI hiring for Business Analyst professionals in Kolkata
    EY hiring for Business Analyst professionals in Kolkata
    Accenture hiring for Business Analyst professionals in Kolkata
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    Hiring Companies
    IBM hiring for Agile Project Manager professionals in Kolkata
    Standard Chartered hiring for Agile Project Manager professionals in Kolkata
    Oracle hiring for Agile Project Manager professionals in Kolkata
    VMware hiring for Agile Project Manager professionals in Kolkata
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Course Curriculum


PMI Agile certification is a professional requirement throughout the IT and tech industries for all project management roles globally. This PMI-ACP Certification course is best suited for project managers, agile team members, associate managers, team leads, managers, project executives, software developers, and any professionals aspiring to become project managers.
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To apply for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification PMI, 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.
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Course Content

  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®

    • Lesson 1: Course Introduction

      • 0.1 Course Introduction
      • 0.2 Eligibility Requirements
      • 0.3 Certification Fees and Renewal
      • 0.4 About Our Course
    • Lesson 2: Agile Principles and Mindset - Part 1

      • 1.01 Agile Principles and Mindset - Part One
      • 1.02 Introduction to Agile
      • 1.03 Agile Engineering Practices
      • 1.04 The Agile Manifesto
      • 1.05 Agile Manifesto Explained
      • 1.06 Principles of Agile Manifesto
      • 1.07 Applying the Principles of Agile Manifesto
      • 1.08 Agile Core Principles and Practices
      • 1.09 Benefits of Agile
      • 1.10 Project Life Cycle Characteristics
      • 1.11 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 3: Agile Principles and Mindset - Part 2

      • 2.01 Agile Principles and Mindset - Part Two
      • 2.02 Agile Methodologies
      • 2.03 Agile Mindset
      • 2.04 Where to Apply Agile
      • 2.05 Meaning of Scrum
      • 2.06 Features of Scrum
      • 2.07 Three Pillars of Scrum
      • 2.08 Scrum Roles
      • 2.09 Key Terms of Scrum
      • 2.10 Scrum Meetings
      • 2.11 Scrum: An Empirical Process
      • 2.12 Extreme Programming
      • 2.13 Extreme Programming Practices - Part A
      • 2.14 Extreme Programming Practices - Part B
      • 2.15 Roles in Extreme Programming
      • 2.16 Process Diagram of XP
      • 2.17 Crystal Method
      • 2.18 Properties of Crystal Method
      • 2.19 Key Categories of Crystal Method - Part A
      • 2.20 Key Categories of Crystal Method - Part B
      • 2.21 Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
      • 2.22 Basic Principles of Atern
      • 2.23 Planning Philosophy in DSDM
      • 2.24 DSDM Techniques
      • 2.25 DSDM Phases
      • 2.26 Feature-Driven Development
      • 2.27 Agile Project Management
      • 2.28 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 4: Value-Driven Delivery - Part 1

      • 3.01 Value-Driven Delivery - Part One
      • 3.02 Quantifying Customer Value
      • 3.03 Time Value of Money
      • 3.04 Time Value of Money: Example
      • 3.05 The Financial Feasibility of Projects
      • 3.06 Return on Investment ROI
      • 3.07 Net Present Value (NPV)
      • 3.08 Net Present Value (NPV): Example
      • 3.09 Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
      • 3.10 Payback Period
      • 3.11 Payback Period: Example
      • 3.12 Prioritization of Functional Requirements
      • 3.13 MoSCoW
      • 3.14 Kano Model
      • 3.15 Relative Weighting
      • 3.16 Prioritization of Non-Functional Requirements
      • 3.17 Risk Management in Agile
      • 3.18 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 5: Value-Driven Delivery - Part 2

      • 4.01 Value-Driven Delivery - Part Two
      • 4.02 Minimal Viable Product
      • 4.03 Project Planning Using MVP
      • 4.04 Agile Compliance
      • 4.05 Key Drivers of Agile Compliance
      • 4.06 Incremental Delivery
      • 4.07 Review and Feedback
      • 4.08 Earned Value Management
      • 4.09 Earned Value Metrics
      • 4.10 Earned Value Metrics: Example
      • 4.11 Agile Contracts: Components
      • 4.12 Agile Contracting Methods
      • 4.13 Fixed-Price or Fixed-Scope Contract
      • 4.14 Time and Materials (T and M) Contract
      • 4.15 T and M with Fixed Scope and Cost Ceiling
      • 4.16 T and M with Variable Scope and Cost Ceiling
      • 4.17 Bonus or Penalty Clauses
      • 4.18 Rolling Agile Contracts
      • 4.19 Terms Used in Agile Contracts
      • 4.20 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 6: Stakeholder Engagement - Part 1

      • 5.01 Stakeholder Engagement - Part One
      • 5.02 Stakeholder Management
      • 5.03 Project Charter
      • 5.04 Understanding Stakeholder Needs
      • 5.05 Agile Wireframes
      • 5.06 User Story
      • 5.07 Story Card Information
      • 5.08 Agile Personas
      • 5.09 Theme and Epic
      • 5.10 Agile Story Maps
      • 5.11 Community and Stakeholder Values
      • 5.12 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 7: Stakeholder Engagement - Part 2

      • 6.01 Stakeholder Engagement - Part Two
      • 6.02 Community Management
      • 6.03 Communication and Knowledge Sharing
      • 6.04 Social Media Communication
      • 6.05 Information Radiators
      • 6.06 Burnup and Burndown Charts
      • 6.07 Kanban or Task Board
      • 6.08 Impediment Logs
      • 6.09 Characteristics of Information Radiators
      • 6.10 Agile Modeling
      • 6.11 Active Listening
      • 6.12 Key Elements of Active Listening
      • 6.13 Globalization Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity
      • 6.14 Cultural Diversity Issues: Recommendations
      • 6.15 Agile Facilitation Methods
      • 6.16 Agile Negotiation and Conflict Management
      • 6.17 Five Levels of Conflict
      • 6.18 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 8: Team Performance - Part 1

      • 7.01 Team Performance - Part One
      • 7.02 Features and Composition of Agile Teams
      • 7.03 Stages of Agile Team Formation
      • 7.04 High Performance Teams
      • 7.05 Generalizing Specialist
      • 7.06 Team Responsibility
      • 7.07 Self-Organization
      • 7.08 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 9: Team Performance - Part 2

      • 8.01 Team Performance - Part Two
      • 8.02 Agile Leadership
      • 8.03 Best Practices of Agile Leadership
      • 8.04 Management vs Leadership
      • 8.05 Servant Leadership
      • 8.06 Coaching and Mentoring
      • 8.07 Agile Coaching
      • 8.08 Agile Emotional Intelligence
      • 8.09 Team Motivation
      • 8.10 Maslow’s Theory
      • 8.11 Frederick Herzberg's Theory
      • 8.12 McClelland's Theory
      • 8.13 Boehm's Theory
      • 8.14 Team Space
      • 8.15 Co-Located Teams
      • 8.16 Distributed Teams
      • 8.17 Co-Located vs. Distributed Teams
      • 8.18 Osmotic Communication
      • 8.19 Team Collaboration and Coordination
      • 8.20 Collaboration Technology
      • 8.21 Communication Gap-Example One
      • 8.22 Communication Gap-Example Two
      • 8.23 Brainstorming Sessions
      • 8.24 Team Velocity
      • 8.25 Velocity-Example One
      • 8.26 Velocity-Example Two
      • 8.27 Sample Velocity Chart
      • 8.28 Agile Tools
      • 8.29 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 10: Adaptive Planning - Part 1

      • 9.01 Adaptive Planning - Part One
      • 9.02 Planning Philosophy
      • 9.03 Aligning Agile Projects
      • 9.04 Rolling Wave Planning
      • 9.05 Timeboxing
      • 9.06 Best Practices of Timeboxing
      • 9.07 Advantages of Timeboxing
      • 9.08 Agile Estimation
      • 9.09 Story Points
      • 9.10 Assigning Story Points
      • 9.11 Story Points Estimation
      • 9.12 Story Points Estimation Scale: Example
      • 9.13 Value Points
      • 9.14 Ideal Days
      • 9.15 Story Points vs. Ideal Days
      • 9.16 Wideband Delphi Technique
      • 9.17 Planning Poker
      • 9.18 Planning Poker: Example
      • 9.19 Affinity Estimation
      • 9.20 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 11: Adaptive Planning - Part 2

      • 10.1 Adaptive Planning - Part Two
      • 10.2 Project Size Estimation
      • 10.3 Release Plan
      • 10.4 Release Plan: Example
      • 10.5 Iteration Plan
      • 10.6 Types of Iteration Planning
      • 10.7 Iteration Lifecycle: Example
      • 10.8 Release Plan vs. Iteration Plan
      • 10.9 Agile Product Roadmap
      • 10.10 Backlog Refinement - Part Two
      • 10.11 Value-Based Analysis and Decomposition
      • 10.12 Agile Cone of Uncertainty
      • 10.13 Velocity Variations
      • 10.14 Sprint Reviews
      • 10.15 Sprint Retrospectives
      • 10.16 Mid-Course Corrections
      • 10.17 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 12: Problem Detection and Resolution - Part 1

      • 11.1 Problem Detection and Resolution - Part One
      • 11.2 Agile Problem Detection
      • 11.3 Problem Detection Techniques
      • 11.4 Fishbone Diagram
      • 11.5 Five Whys Technique
      • 11.6 Control Charts
      • 11.7 Lead Time and Cycle Time
      • 11.8 Kanban
      • 11.9 Kanban Process
      • 11.10 Example of Kanban Board
      • 11.11 Work In Progress
      • 11.12 Managing Constraints
      • 11.13 Little’s Law
      • 11.14 Escaped Defects
      • 11.15 Agile Problem Solving
      • 11.16 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 13: Problem Detection and Resolution - Part 2

      • 12.1 Adaptive Planning
      • 12.2 Metrics and Measures
      • 12.3 Benefits of Metrics
      • 12.4 Examples of Metrics
      • 12.5 Baseline Metrics
      • 12.6 Variance and Trend Analysis
      • 12.7 Risk Management Life Cycle
      • 12.8 Step One-Risk Identification
      • 12.9 Step Two-Risk Assessment
      • 12.10 Step Three-Risk Response Strategies
      • 12.11 Step Four-Risk Review
      • 12.12 Risk Log
      • 12.13 Risk Burndown Chart
      • 12.14 Risk Profile Graph
      • 12.15 Spike
      • 12.16 Agile Failure Modes
      • 12.17 Agile Coach Failure Modes
      • 12.18 Troubleshooting Guidelines
      • 12.19 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 14: Continuous Improvement - Part 1

      • 13.1 Continuous Improvement - Part One
      • 13.2 Kaizen
      • 13.3 Kaizen in Agile
      • 13.4 Lean
      • 13.5.Defining Waste Manufacturing and Software Development
      • 13.6 A Five Step Process to Becoming Lean
      • 13.7 Value Stream Mapping
      • 13.8 Agile Retrospectives
      • 13.9 Cargo Smells
      • 13.10 Conducting a Retrospective
      • 13.11 Brainstorming Techniques
      • 13.12 Process Analysis Techniques
      • 13.13 Agile Process Tailoring
      • 13.14 Project Factors That Influence Tailoring
      • 13.15 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 15: Continuous Improvement - Part 2

      • 14.1 Continuous Improvement - Part Two
      • 14.2 Quality in Agile
      • 14.3 Best Practices for Quality in Agile
      • 14.4 Best Practice One-Verification and Validation
      • 14.5 Best Practice Two-Exploratory Testing
      • 14.6 Best Practice Three-Usability Testing
      • 14.7 Best Practice Four-Test-Driven Development
      • 14.8 Test-Driven Development Advantages
      • 14.9 Acceptance Test-Driven Development Cycle (ATDD)
      • 14.10 Best Practice Five: Continuous Integration
      • 14.11 Best Practice Six: Definition of Done
      • 14.12 Testing Pyramid and Quadrant
      • 14.13 Checklist for Story Completion
      • 14.14 Agile Flowchart
      • 14.15 Agile Spaghetti Diagram
      • 14.16 Organizational Self Assessment
      • 14.17 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check


  • Project 1

    Ecommerce Website Functionality Creation

    You will learn how the three agile roles (Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Scrum Team) complement each other in a real-time project on Jira.

  • Project 2

    Smart Weather

    You will complete two industry-based tasks for the product owner of a new technology division. The projects involve creating a portal to provide weather-based services.


Course Advisor

  • Bryan Campbell

    Bryan Campbell

    President at 7 C's Consulting and Agile Project and Program Manager

    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.


Exam & Certification

PMI-ACP Certificate in Kolkata
  • How will I become a PMI®-Agile Certified Practitioner?

    You must take formal training on PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, gain PMI membership and pay the exam fee directly to schedule your exam. Once you pass the exam successfully, you will be awarded the prestigious PMI-ACP certificate from PMI.
    PMI, PMBOK, PMP, PgMP, CAPM, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

  • What are the prerequisites for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner exam?

    To apply for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification PMI, you should have:
    • A secondary degree or higher
    • 2000 hours of general project management experience in the last five years
    • At least 1,500 hours of experience working on agile project teams during last three 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.

  • How do I become an Agile Project Manager?

    Agile is an established software development and project management methodology that assists managers in delivering value to their customers faster. Individuals can use the PMI ACP to enhance overall management procedure and strategy. Seeking a PMI ACP certification is thus the first step toward becoming an Agile Project Manager.

  • What Are The Steps To Get PMI ACP Certification?

    We have curated this step-by-step guide that helps you know how to obtain PMI ACP certification and get better employment options. 

    Get Trained 

    To get PMI ACP certification, you need to get trained properly. There are so many online and offline PMI ACP training courses you can enroll in. Simplilearn's PMI ACP Certification Training Course is one of the best-advanced courses that is ideal for beginners and novices as well. 

    In this PMI ACP training course, a variety of agile methodologies, methods, and tools are covered. After finishing this training course, you will excel in various skills, such as Scrum Kanban, adaptive planning, agile principles, multi-iterative models, agile mindset, agile practices, agile project management, working knowledge of agile, Scrum Kanban lean extreme and test-driven development TDD, etc. 

    For this course, self-paced and instructor-led training options are available. In this PMI agile certified practitioner course, the experts will teach you one case study, and you will get hands on experience and 61 real-world examples. You will also get access to 102 end-of-chapter quizzes. In addition, you can try 4 simulation exams offered as part of this PMI ACP training course.  

    Take The Exam 

    After completing the training course and learning the required concepts and skills, you will need to take the PMI ACP exam. You need to submit your application to to take the PMI ACP exam. Make sure to fill in your contact information, education details, and your work experience. Verify the eligibility criteria for the PMI ACP exam and make the payment. 

    If you choose the computer-based testing exam option, you need to pay $435 if you are a PMI member and $495 if you are not a PMI member. The agile certified practitioner PMI ACP exam fee for the paper-based testing exam option is $385 for PMI members and $445 for PMI members. 

    The duration of the PMI ACP exam is 3 hours, and there will be a total of 120 multiple-choice questions, out of which 100 are scored, and the rest 20 are unscored questions. To help you prepare for the exam, the weightage of the questions for the agile certified practitioner PMI exam is listed here: 

    • Agile principles and mindset - 16% of questions 

    • Value-driven delivery - 20% of questions 

    • Stakeholder engagement - 17% of questions 

    • Team performance - 16% of questions 

    • Adaptive planning - 12% of questions 

    • Problem detection and resolution - 10% of questions 

    • Continuous improvement - 9% of questions 

    Get Certified 

    If you pass the PMI ACP certification exam, you can obtain the PMI ACP certification to upskill your career. To pass this exam, you need to secure approximately a 70% score. After passing the agile certified practitioner PMI ACP exam, you will get the official PMI ACP certification that will be valid for three years. To renew this certification, it is essential to have at least 30 PDUs.

  • Who Should Take The PMI ACP Certification?

    Anyone who wants to acquire agile knowledge and work in the field can obtain the PMI ACP certification. Here are some of the working professionals who will greatly benefit from having a certified practitioner PMI ACP certification. 

    Software Engineers 

    If you are working as a software engineer, getting the PMI ACP certification will help you understand agile principles and methods much better, and you can even implement them in various agile projects.

    Product Managers 

    By acquiring a PMI ACP certification, you will master the customer-centric strategy of agile methodologies. This will help product managers easily understand the customers' needs and create products accordingly.

    Team Leaders 

    By acquiring certified practitioner PMI ACP certification, you will learn various non-technical and soft skills like clear communication, collaboration, and many more. These skills will be helpful for team leaders to lead and manage their teams effectively. 

    Business Analysts 

    If you are a business analyst, you can benefit from PMI ACP certification in many ways. For example, you will be able to easily understand the customer experiences and ensure that the development procedure is running smoothly.

    Development Team Members 

    As the development team members mainly handle software processes from the design to the testing, having the PMI agile certified credential will make their job easier.

  • What Knowledge And Skills Can I Expect To Have After Completing The PMI - ACP Course?

    After finishing the PMI ACP certification, you will gain knowledge about various topics, including agile evolution, agile best practices, agile project management, agile principles, agile methodologies, agile frameworks and processes, etc. You will also learn about the three pillars of scrum, many approaches to agile, the scrum framework, how it works, and many more. 

    Some of the high-end skills and knowledge you will obtain after certified practitioner PMI ACP certification include: 

    • Extreme programming XP and test-driven development  

    • Kanban lean extreme programming 

    • XP and test-driven development TDD 

    • Scrum Kanban lean extreme programming XP

    You will become an expert in writing, formatting, and breaking down user stories. This course will help you gain in-depth knowledge about value stream mapping, quick prototyping, and many more. Apart from these technical skills, you will learn and master a wide range of non-technical skills, such as collaboration skills, communication skills, critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills, etc, that will be helpful when working on an agile project. 

  • What Can You Do With A PMI ACP?

    If you have an agile certified practitioner PMI ACP certification, you can work in various career roles, such as: 

    • Agile Project Manager

    • Agile Coach

    • Software Project Manager

    • Certified ScrumMaster

    • Business Analyst

    • Kanban Coach

    • Product Developer

    • Software Engineer

    • Quality Assurance Tester

    • Agile Team Lead

    • IT Manager 

    • Product Owner

    • Project Director 

  • What Are The Benefits Of PMI ACP Certification?

    There are numerous benefits of obtaining your PMI ACP certification, which are mentioned here: 

    • PMI ACP certification is a globally recognized certificate, so you can get employment opportunities from global companies. 

    • The demand for professionals with PMI ACP certification is relatively high as many businesses are opting for agile practices and methodology. 

    • You will gain in-depth knowledge of agile principles and various agile project skills as well. 

    • Having a PMI ACP certification will strengthen your professional work portfolio and make you stand out from other candidates. 

    • With your PMI ACP certification, you can upskill your career and it helps you grow your career as well. 

    • People who have PMI agile certified practitioner ACP certification get high salary packages compared to those who don't have this certificate. 

    • PMI ACP agile certified credential will give you plenty of employment opportunities and job security as well. 

  • How Much Does PMI ACP Increase Salary?

    If you have a PMI ACP certification, you can expect about a 28% increase in your salary compared to the salary of those who do not have this certification. Here is a brief look at the salaries of employees who have PMI ACP agile certified practitioner certification in different countries. 


    PMI ACP Certification Salary


    INR 2,000,000


    USD 1,13,000


    GBP 51,000 


    AUD 1,33,000


    CAD 1,03,000


  • Bhagyaraj Chitoth

    Bhagyaraj Chitoth


    Course instructor, Parul is very knowledgeable and was able to answer all our questions asked during the sessions. Her training style was impressive!



    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.

  • 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.

  • Rajesh Nagwekar

    Rajesh Nagwekar


    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.

  • 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.

  • Sachin Joshi

    Sachin Joshi


    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


    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.

  • Rajaraman H

    Rajaraman H


    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


    Training was time boxed, regulation to agile knowledge.

  • 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.

  • Sachin Ahuja

    Sachin Ahuja

    Senior Advisory Consultant at IBM India Private Limited, Gurgaon

    Simplilearn helped me pass the PMI-ACP and ITIL exams with flying colors. The content is excellent and contains a systematic step by step explanation. It helped me to grow as a professional and gain more heights in career. I am now working as a leader in the Agile world.

  • 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.

  • Lingaraju V

    Lingaraju V

    Project Manager @Binary Spectrum, Hyderabad

    The course was structured well, and at the end of every topic there was a quiz section. It was taught well.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts


  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are PMI-ACP® credentials holders with at least 15 years of experience training and working in the agile domain. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

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

    Yes our training is completely aligned to the latest update done to the course by PMI for the year 2018.

  • What certification will I receive?

    After successful completion of the training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate along with the 21 hours PDU certificate from Simplilearn. Once you successfully pass the PMI-ACP Certification exam, you will also receive the Prestigious PMI-ACP certification from PMI.

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

    All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference. Classes are attended by a global audience to enrich your learning experience.

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

    The tools you’ll need to attend PMI ACP training are:
    Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
    Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
    Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
    Headset, speakers and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

  • What is included with the PMI ACP training?

    You will get access to our e-learning content, practice simulation tests and an online participant handbook that cross references the e-learning to reinforce what you’ve learned.

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

    No. The PMI ACP exam fee is not included in the course fee. It must be paid by you directly to the Project Management Institute (PMI) for the application and examination.

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

    The PMI-ACP examination consists of 100 scored items and 20 unscored (pre-test) items. The unscored items will not be identified and will be randomly distributed throughout the exam. The duration of the exam is three hours.

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

    The course provides an introduction to the application process for the PMI ACP certification exam and will show you how to best pass the exam with tips and tricks, strategies and tools. You can also receive assistance from and get your questions answered from others who have taken the course.

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

    Our PMI ACP course is designed to deliver a first attempt pass rate of 100%. With a hands-on learning approach, the training not only gives you the confidence to clear the exam but also helps you retain the knowledge beyond the examination.

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

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We provide you a refund after deducting the administration fee. To learn more, please see our Refund Policy.

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

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • What is the Certification Process?

    Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the IT world.  You need to meet following conditions to unlock the certificate:

    • You need to complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
    • If your course has simulation exams you will need to complete it with the minimum passing score.
    • You need to submit a project and get it approved by our panel of subject matter experts.
    • In the case that your project is rejected, our subject matter experts will provide all necessary help to pass the project in your next attempt.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

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

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • You offer money back guarantee. How does it work?

    Our training course comes with a 100% money-back guarantee. Simplilearn believes in our highly effective blended learning methodology and its ability to provide learners with the knowledge and confidence to pass the PMI-ACP exam in the first attempt. If you do not pass the PMI-ACP exam on the first attempt, Simplilearn will refund the course price to you.
    To ensure your success, we strongly recommend that you take the PMI-ACP exam within a week of the course completion date—or a maximum of 45 days from the completion of the online training. This way, the course materials will be fresh in your mind.

    PMP® Exam Attempts: Maximum Three Per Year

    Attempt Time Frame Result Money back
    First Within 45 days of course completion Did Not Pass Refund full course price

    Refund Process: If you do not pass the exam in the first attempt, Simplilearn will refund the full course price to you. To receive a refund, you must make a request through the Help and Support Forum. You must submit a copy of your scorecard along with the date you completed your online classroom training. Simplilearn will refund the course price within 30 days of receiving all required documentation. We will process the refund using the same method you used to pay for the course.

    Terms and Conditions: This money-back guarantee applies only to Simplilearn’s PMI-ACP instructor-led training. It is not applicable for Simplilearn’s Self-Paced Learning PMI-ACP courses. The guarantee is only valid for participants who have paid the entire enrollment fee.

    The guarantee becomes void if:

    • Participants do not take the PMI-ACP examination within 45 days of unlocking the certificate
    • Participants do not maintain 100% attendance in at least one batch of the 28-Hour Live Online Classroom Training sessions
    • Participants do not complete the e-learning content. The full online study (100% completion) is required to learn the course materials
    • Participants fail to score at least 80% in any three of the five available online PMI-ACP simulation tests available at
    • Participants do not follow the instructions of the trainer and do not complete the exercises given in the online classroom training
    • Participants do not submit the required documents to Simplilearn
    • Participants fail to request a refund within 15 days of receiving their results 

  • What is PMI ACP used for?

    The PMI ACP is a popular certification that demonstrates your understanding of agile principles and knowledge of agile techniques. It helps professionals improve their versatility by including many approaches to agile like Lean, Scrum, extreme programming, Kanban, and test-driven development. Our PMI ACP course can help you achieve this valuable credential. 

  • Is the PMI ACP course difficult to learn?

    Agile Project Managers can obtain globally recognized certification through Simplilearn. It is not tough to pass the exam if you use some tactics and prepare well. The PMI ACP course assists you in mastering all the concepts of agile project management with ease. 

  • Is Agile Project Manager a good career option?

    Agile is already a standard project management methodology followed by organizations worldwide to ensure the rapid delivery of products and services. With the demand for skilled project managers increasing like never before, achieving a PMI ACP certification will help you learn how Agile projects work from beginning to end.

  • How do beginners learn PMI ACP?

    Simplilearn provides PMI ACP training, which introduces beginners to a broad range of agile methodologies. Our training is entirely online, self-paced, mobile-friendly, and hosted within their learning management system. The course helps students master the agile project management discipline at an advanced level.

  • Is the PMI ACP certification worth it?

    Companies and businesses can achieve improved performance and a competitive edge by employing professionals holding a PMI ACP certification. The certification is valuable for aspirants aiming to advance their careers in project management. The PMI ACP training also aids newbies to gain knowledge of team dynamics, team leadership, and the capability to distribute tasks, roles and responsibilities among team members.

  • What are the job roles available after getting a PMI ACP certification?

    The PMI ACP certification is highly valued among organizations and opens your doors to many job opportunities like an agile trainer, business analyst, PMP scrum master, and agile project manager.

  • What do Agile Project Managers do?

    Agile project managers lead and manage large and complex enterprise-level projects. They plan, lead, organize, and motivate agile project teams and achieve a high level of performance and quality. In other words, they are facilitators of progress and remove blockers of the project. If you want to become an agile project manager, then consider achieving a PMI ACP certification.

  • What skills should agile project managers possess?

    An agile project manager is a senior-level role and companies expect candidates to have the right blend of technical and soft skills to hire for such positions. Some of the top skills include the knowledge of Agile fundamentals, using Agile software processes, facilitating collaboration throughout the project lifecycle, and understanding of metrics used to track project progress. The PMI ACP certification can help you develop all these skills.

  • What industries use agile project management most?

    Agile project management is used in many industrial verticals like healthcare, aviation, services, finance, engineering, construction, and supply chain management. Our PMI ACP course can help you step into any of these fields.

  • Which companies hire agile project managers?

    Agile project managers, especially those holding a PMI ACP certification, are in high demand in companies like HP, Visa, Microsoft, Dell, and American Express.

  • What book do you suggest reading for the PMI ACP?

    Aside from our PMI ACP course, the following are the best books to help you improve, grow, and perfect your agile skills:

    • Agile Estimating and Planning by Mike Cohn
    • Agile Practice Guide by Project Management Institute, Inc.
    • Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products by Jim Highsmith

  • What is the pay scale of agile project managers across the world?

    According to PayScale data, project managers with PMI ACP certification earns over an annual average salary across various countries of 

    • India - ?15 lakhs
    • US - $93K
    • UK - £43K
    • Singapore - S$98K

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