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Spring 2018 PMI-ACP Exam Prep Class

May 05, 2018 8:00 AM to May 12, 2018 5:00 PM
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Training Room - 1st Floor
717 Office Parkway
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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This course will benefit anyone interested in agile project management methods. It also fulfills the 21 contact hour requirement for the PMI-ACP exam.

Our classes feature hands-on personal attention. We keep the class size small to enhance your learning experience. The instructors are eager to share their knowledge and help you learn. In addition we incorporate best practices for adult learners to maximize the impact of the material.

Your instructor team is top-notch in the field. The team even practices agile methods in our volunteer work.

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Many people find this class helpful, including those fulfilling roles like:

   •      Agile Coach and ScrumMaster

   •      Product Owners and Business SMEs

   •      Program and Project Managers

   •      Project Team Members – Engineers, Analysts, Developers, and Testers

   •      General business experts

   •      Managers at all levels

   •      College and University Instructors, Professors, and Department Chairs

The PMI-ACP exam will be changing after March 25th. The terminology will be aligned with changes to the PMBOK and the Agile Practice Guide. This course prepares you to take the certification exam in the newly revised format.

About this Class:

This ACP Exam Preparation Seminar is a 2-day event that requires homework. That means it delivers 21 Hours / 21 PDUs of credit for students facing the rigorous hurdles of completing the application to sit for the exam and then passing the exam! Luckily this course helps you sail over those hurdles and go to the next level with solid, real-world practices. Remember, after you have passed the exam you must meet the raised expectations of your boss, co-workers, and customers as an agile expert.

Class materials include a 180-day subscription to the ACP Exam Simulator with over 1,000 questions covering all 3,888 pages of PMI’s 11 book list, a copy of the ACP Exam Prep Plus Desk Reference book, and the ACP Exam Prep Flashcard Deck with 150 key concepts, terms, and definitions. The ACP Exam Prep Seminar is the most comprehensive ACP Exam preparation available anywhere!

Who This Course Is For

This course will benefit anyone interested in agile project management methods. In fact, many Scrum Masters will discover the “Shu Ha Ri” theory from their CSM class applied to real-world implementation challenges. The list of beneficiaries includes:

  • Program Managers and Product Owners
  • Project Managers and Scrum Masters
  • Project Team Members – Engineers, Analysts, Developers, and Testers
  • Customers, General Management, and Senior Management
  • Partners, Vendors, and Contractors
  • College and University Instructors, Professors, and Department Chairs

 

What This Course Includes

This course includes two full-length ACP practice exams and a six-month subscription to our Online Exam Simulator with over 1,000 questions! Plus the Agile Process MapTM and the Agile PM Processes GridTM which you won’t find anywhere else!

Expert Digests of:

Scrum • XP • Lean • FDD • AUP • Crystal • TDD • Agile Modeling

Study Aids such as:

Terminology Matching • Crossword Puzzles • Word Searches • Chapter Practice Tests

 

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Baseline Exam Introduction and Score Sheet
  • PMI-ACP Application Requirements & Process
  • PMI-ACP Exam Specification
  • Standardized Exam Strategies & Tips
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Value Pairs
  • 12 Principles
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Scrum – Roles, Ceremonies, Artifacts
  • eXtreme Programming – Roles, 12 Practices
  • Lean – 7 Principles
  • Project Justification & Chartering
  • Agile Teams & Team Spaces
  • Agile Analysis
  • Sprint Exam
  • Agile Planning
  • Agile Estimating
  • Working with Agile
  • Managing with Agile
  • Course Final Exam with Answers
  • Course Wrap-up and Next Steps

 

When you finish this class… you can absolutely pass the ACP Exam!


 Event PDUs: 21, Chapter ID: C071

 1 PDU per hour of class (for PMI Credential holders who attend class)

 Number of Contact Hours = 21

1 Contact Hour per hour of class (for PMI-ACP students)

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