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PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP)® 
Learning Objectives 
By Aleem Khan MS, PMP, CSM, ACP
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ACP Certification Overview 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to: 
 Acquire knowledge of PM...
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Agile Framework 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to: 
 Explain the Agile mindset 
 Descr...
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Agile Approach to Planning 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students should be able to: 
 Recognize multiple le...
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Scrum 
At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 
 Define Scrum 
 Know Scrum origin 
 List Scrum leg...
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Extreme Programming 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students should be able to: 
 Define Extreme Programming (...
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User Stories 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to: 
 Explain the purpose of writing a requ...
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Product Backlog 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to: 
 Describe what is a product backlog...
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Kanban 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to: 
 Differentiate between time-boxing and flow-...
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Agile Estimating 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to: 
 Identify the challenges in estima...
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Agile Testing 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to: 
 Describe how traditional testing pra...
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Agile Retrospective 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to: 
 Describe retrospective and its...
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Agile Metrics 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students should be able to: 
 Understand the performance metrics...
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Other Agile Practices 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students should be able to: 
 Lean software development ...
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360PMO Project Management Consulting Inc. 
Agile Training and Consulting 
Email: contactus@360pmo.com 
Web: www.36...
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PMI-ACP Course Learning Objectives

  1. 1. 360PMO PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP)® Learning Objectives By Aleem Khan MS, PMP, CSM, ACP
  2. 2. 360PMO ACP Certification Overview At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:  Acquire knowledge of PMI®  List the library of PMI® global standards  List the credential offered by PMI®  Describe PMI-ACP® eligibility criteria, timeline and certification process  Identify the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR)  Review exam information , content and reference material suggested by PMI®
  3. 3. 360PMO Agile Framework At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:  Explain the Agile mindset  Describe situations where Agile best fits  List the benefits of using Agile  Know the origin/history of Agile  Demonstrate an understanding of the Agile Manifesto, Values, Principles and Practices  Compare traditional vs. Agile project management methods  Identify high-level differences from one Agile method to another
  4. 4. 360PMO Agile Approach to Planning At the conclusion of this lesson, students should be able to:  Recognize multiple levels of planning in Agile  Describe a planning onion  Write product vision statement using a template  Explain Agile chartering  Describe product roadmap and story mapping  List the key areas of release and iteration planning and  Define minimal marketable features (MMF)
  5. 5. 360PMO Scrum At the end of this lesson, students will be able to:  Define Scrum  Know Scrum origin  List Scrum legs / pillars  Summarize Scrum cycle  Interpret the roles and responsibilities of Scrum Team  Distinguish Scrum events/ceremonies  Describe Scrum artifacts
  6. 6. 360PMO Extreme Programming At the conclusion of this lesson, students should be able to:  Define Extreme Programming (XP) and its origin  Explain the XP lifecycle  List the roles in XP team  Identify key XP concepts including values, principles behind it  Explain the concept behind theory of constraints (TOC)
  7. 7. 360PMO User Stories At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:  Explain the purpose of writing a requirement in user stories format  Understand using the template of writing good user stories  Identify the importance of card, conversation and confirmation  Attributes of a good user story  Distinguish between epic, story and theme  Recognize the importance of writing acceptance criteria  Summarize difference between acceptance criteria, acceptance test and definition of done  Develop an understanding of the concept of SLICING  Describe user role modeling and understand the roles, persona, and extreme characters terminologies  Apply the knowledge and write effective user stories
  8. 8. 360PMO Product Backlog At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:  Describe what is a product backlog  Outline the qualities of a good product backlog  Recognize the importance of backlog ordering/force ranking  Apply learning and identify a good product backlog  Recognize the purpose of conducting product backlog grooming sessions  Explain the purpose of definition of done (DoD) and Definition of ready (DoR)
  9. 9. 360PMO Kanban At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:  Differentiate between time-boxing and flow-based methods  Describe the Kanban Model  Identify the importance of work in progress (WIP) limit  Name core Kanban principles  Recognize the Kanban matrix and able to a draw cumulative flow diagram  Identify key differentiators of Kanban and discuss the situations/environment where application of Kanban can be utilized.
  10. 10. 360PMO Agile Estimating At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:  Identify the challenges in estimation  List the reasons and be able to explain the who, what and how of estimation in traditional projects  Compare between accuracy vs. precision  Explain the concept behind cone of uncertainty  Distinguish between relative and absolute estimates  Explain the Fibonacci sequence as an estimation scale  Describe wideband Delphi and planning poker  Relate affinity estimates
  11. 11. 360PMO Agile Testing At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:  Describe how traditional testing practices evolved  Compare traditional & Agile testing  Distinguish from test last to test first driven approach  Explain whole team collaborative approach of effective testing;  Define overall Agile testing flow  Explain different Agile testing practices e.g. test-driven development/test-first development, acceptance test-driven development (ATDD) and exploratory testing  Assess the key learning from Agile testing approach
  12. 12. 360PMO Agile Retrospective At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:  Describe retrospective and its purpose  Describe how to facilitate retrospective  List the steps of running a retrospective
  13. 13. 360PMO Agile Metrics At the conclusion of this lesson, students should be able to:  Understand the performance metrics used in Agile projects  Explain velocity and perform necessary calculations to find out average velocity for planning purposes  Explain cycle time and perform necessary calculations  Identify the benefit of cumulative flow diagram (CFD) and be able to interpret the diagrams  Compare the usage of burn-up and burn-down charts.  Demonstrate the understanding of Earn Value Management (EVM) in Agile projects
  14. 14. 360PMO Other Agile Practices At the conclusion of this lesson, students should be able to:  Lean software development  Value stream mapping  Information radiators  Agility and stages of learning –Shu Ha Ri  Agile modeling  Wireframes  Generalizing Specialist  Adaptive Learning
  15. 15. 360PMO 360PMO Project Management Consulting Inc. Agile Training and Consulting Email: contactus@360pmo.com Web: www.360pmo.com 360PMO

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