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  • PMI’s library of global standards is grouped into foundational standards, practice standards and frameworks, and standards extensions. These categories reflect the expansive nature of project management, and will continue to grow and evolve along with the profession.
  • PMI’s library of global standards is grouped into foundational standards, practice standards and frameworks, and standards extensions. These categories reflect the expansive nature of project management, and will continue to grow and evolve along with the profession.
  • PMI’s library of global standards is grouped into foundational standards, practice standards and frameworks, and standards extensions. These categories reflect the expansive nature of project management, and will continue to grow and evolve along with the profession.
  • PMI’s library of global standards is grouped into foundational standards, practice standards and frameworks, and standards extensions. These categories reflect the expansive nature of project management, and will continue to grow and evolve along with the profession.
  • PMP®:Lead and direct project teams to deliver results within the constraints of budget, time, and scope CAPM®: Demonstrates understanding of knowledge, processes, and terminology of the PMBOK Guide® PgMP®: Oversee the success of the program and oversee multiple projects, advancing strategic and business objectives. & Define and initiate projects and assign project managers PMI-ACP®: Understand and apply agile tools, principles and practices on basic projectsPMI-RMP®: Assess and identify project risks while mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities. Develops and maintains and communicates the project schedule PMP® 493,918 CAPM® 19,460 PgMP® 816 PMI-ACP® 1,668 PMI-RMP® 1,706 PMI-SP® 761 Total Certification Holders 518,329 As of 9 November 2012
  • The PMI-ACP is not limited to project managers as individuals with experience working on agile project teams can apply and experience requirements to obtain the PMI-ACP do not reflect the need to manage projects.
  • The following is a list of publications that candidates may find helpful when preparing for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) examination. Training providers may also find these references helpful in the preparation of educational courses. After carefully reviewing the examination blueprint and identifying learning needs, candidates and training providers may wish to identify additional resources and study opportunities, as necessary. Please note that this list may be updated from time to time to maintain currency.

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  • 360PMO 360PMO PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP)® Chapter 1: PMI- ACP® Overview Aleem Khan MS. PMP, CSM, PMI-ACP
  • 360PMO Learning Objective > PMI® • About PMI • Library of Global Standards • PMI Globally Recognized Credentials > PMI-ACP® Certification • Certification Overview • PMI Fact File • Eligibility Requirements • Timelines & Certification Process • Continue Certification Requirements (CCR) • Exam Information • Exam Content Outline • Reference Material
  • 360PMO About PMI® • Professional Management Institute (PMI) o Project Management o Program Management o Portfolio Management • World Largest Association o More than 700,000 members and credential holders o Across 260+ Chapters in 180 countries around the globe o 39 Communities of Practice (CoP) o 1000’s of Research Papers, Case Studies and Article These strategic competencies enable organizations to deliver expected benefits and value Source: www.pmi.org/About-Us.aspx, accessed on April 18, 2013
  • 360PMO Library of PMI® Global Standards Source: www.pmi.org/PMBOK-Guide-and-Standards/Standards-Library-of-PMI-Global-Standards.aspx, accessed on April 18 2013 Foundation Standards Standards Extensions Practice Standards &Frameworks
  • 360PMO Foundation Standards Foundation Standards A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Fifth Edition The Standard for Program Management—Third Edition The Standard for Portfolio Management—Third Edition Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3®)—Second Edition Source: www.pmi.org/PMBOK-Guide-and-Standards/Standards-Library-of-PMI-Global-Standards.aspx, accessed on April 20, 2013
  • 360PMO Practice Standards & Framework Source: www.pmi.org/PMBOK-Guide-and-Standards/Standards-Library-of-PMI-Global-Standards.aspx, accessed on April 20, 2013 Practice Standards &Frameworks Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures—Second Edition (Reaffirmed) Practice Standard for Scheduling—Second Edition Practice Standard for Project Estimating Project Manager Competency Development Framework— Second Edition Practice Standard for Project Risk Management Practice Standard for Earned Value Management—Second Edition Practice Standard for Project Configuration Management
  • 360PMO Standard Extensions Standards Extensions Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide—Third Edition Government Extension to the PMBOK® Guide—Third Edition Source: www.pmi.org/PMBOK-Guide-and-Standards/Standards-Library-of-PMI-Global-Standards.aspx, accessed on April 20, 2013
  • 360PMO PMI® Globally Recognized Credentials • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® • Project Management Professional (PMP)® • Program Management Professional (PgMP)® • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® • PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® • PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® • OPM3® Professional Certification Source: www.pmi.org/Certification.aspx accessed on April 20, 2013
  • 360PMO PMI-ACP® Certification Overview • Pilot Exam began in Oct, 2011 and End in Nov 30, 2011 • PMI-ACP® Official Testing begin in January 31, 2012 • 2,858 PMI-ACP® Certified Professional as of 30 April, 2013 • Certification is designed to: o Demonstrate to employers the practitioner’s level of professionalism in Agile practices of project management, o Increase the practitioner’s versatility in project management tools and techniques, o Show that the practitioner has the capacity to lead basic Agile project teams, and o Provide a framework for Agile training and professional development initiatives. "PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP)®: Examination Content Outline", accessed April 20, 2013, http://www.pmi.org/en/Certification /~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/ PMI_Agile_Certification_Content_Outline.ashx
  • 360PMO PMI Fact File Certification Active Certified Professionals CAPM® Certified Associate in Project Management 21,397 PMP® Project Management Professional 537,413 PgMP® Program Management Professional 885 PMI-RMP® PMI Risk Management Professional 2,033 PMI-SP® PMI Scheduling Professional 983 PMI-ACP® PMI Agile Certified Practitioner 2,858 Source: PMI Today June 2013 edition Other Statistics Total Members 424,657 Total Chapters 267 Communities of Practices (CoP) 33 Total Copies of all editions (including PMI Published translations) of the PMBOK Guide in circulation 4,125,838
  • 360PMO Eligibility Requirement Requirement Description Educational Background • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree of global equivalent General Project Experience • 2,000 hours working on project teams • These hours must be earned within the last 5 years • Active PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement Agile Project Experience • 1500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies • These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in “general project experience” • These hours must be earned within the last 3 years Training in Agile Practices • 21 contact hours • Hours must be earned in agile practices Examination • Tests knowledge of agile fundamentals Fees (CBT) • $435 for members and $495 for non-members Source: www.pmi.org/en/Certification/New-PMI-Agile-Certification.aspx, accessed on April 20, 2013
  • 360PMO Certification Process Step1 Complete Application Step2 Step3 Pay Fees Step4 Audit (if selected) Step5 Schedule, & Take the Exam Initial Completeness Review 10 Days 90 Days ~ 90 Days to Submit Material PMI takes 5-7 days to review 1 Year1 year from the date of the application accepted. You can take the exam up to 3 times during this 1 year. "PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®Handbook", accessed April 20, 2013, http://www.pmi.org/~/media/PDF/Certifications/PMI-ACP_Handbook.ashx
  • 360PMO Continue Certification Requirement (CCR) Exam Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 30 PDUs 1 Year 1YearSuspension IfnoPDUs ExpireSuspend "PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Handbook", accessed April 20, 2013, http://www.pmi.org/~/media/PDF/Certifications/PMI-ACP_Handbook.ashx
  • 360PMO Exam Information Number of Scored Questions 100 Number of Pretest (Un-scored) Questions 20 Total Examination Questions 120 Allotted Examination Time 3 hours "PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP)®: Examination Content Outline", http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI_Agile_Certification_Content_Outline.ashx , accessed April 20, 2013
  • 360PMO Exam Content Outline Tools and Techniques 50% • Communications • Planning, monitoring, and adapting • Agile estimation • Agile analysis and design • Product quality • Soft skills negotiation • Value-based prioritization • Risk management • Metrics • Value stream analysis Level 1 18 skills 33% Level 2 12 skills 12% Level 3 13 skills 5% Knowledge & Skills 50% "PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP)®: Examination Content Outline", http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI_Agile_Certification_Content_Outline.ashx , accessed April 20, 2013
  • 360PMO Tools and Techniques (50% of Exam) Communications Information radiator, team space, agile tooling, osmotic communications for co- located and/or distributed teams, daily stand-ups Planning, Monitoring, and Adapting Retrospective, task/Kanban boards, time-boxing, iteration and release planning, WIP limits, burn down/up charts, cumulative flow diagrams, process tailoring Agile Estimation Relative sizing/story points, wide band Delphi/planning poker, affinity estimating, ideal time Agile Analysis & Design Product roadmap, user stories, backlog, story maps, progressive elaboration, wireframes, chartering, personas, agile modeling Product Quality Frequent verification and validation, test-driven development/test first development, acceptance test-driven development, definition of done, continuous integration Soft Skills Negotiation Emotional Intelligence, collaboration, adaptive leadership, negotiation, conflict resolution, servant leadership Value-Based Prioritization Return on investment(ROI)/net present value(NPV)/internal rate of return(IRR), compliance, customer-valued prioritization, customer-valued prioritization, minimally marketable feature(MMF), relative prioritization/ranking Risk Management Risk Adjusted backlog, risk burn down graphs, risk-based spike Metrics Velocity, cycle time, earn value management(EVM) for agile projects, escaped defects Value Stream Analysis Value stream mapping "PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP)®: Examination Content Outline", http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI_Agile_Certification_Content_Outline.ashx , accessed April 20, 2013
  • 360PMO Knowledge & Skills (50% of Exam) Level 1 Skills Active Listening Agile Manifesto value and principles Assess and incorporating community and stakeholder values Brainstorming techniques Building empowered teams Coaching and mentoring within teams Communications management Feedback, techniques for product (e.g. prototyping, simulation, demonstration, evaluations) Incremental delivery Knowledge sharing Leadership tools and techniques Prioritization Problem-solving strategies, tools and techniques Project and quality standards for Agile projects Stakeholder management Team motivation Time, budget, and cost estimation Value based decomposition and prioritization Level 2 Skills Agile framework and terminology Building high-performance teams Business case development Colocation (geographical proximity) / distributed teams Continuous improvement process Elements of a project charter for an Agile projects Facilitation methods Participatory decision models 9e.g. input-based, shared collaboration, command) PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct Process analysis techniques Self assessment Value-based analysis Level 3 Skills Agile contracting methods Agile project accounting principles Applying new Agile practices Compliance (organization) Control limits for Agile projects Failure modes and alternatives Globalization, culture, and team diversity Innovation games Principles of system thinking (e.g. complex, adaptive, chaos) Regulatory compliance Variance and trend analysis Verifications in Agile methods and approaches Vendor management "PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP)®: Examination Content Outline", http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI_Agile_Certification_Content_Outline.ashx , accessed April 20, 2013
  • 360PMO Domains and Tasks for PMI-ACP® • Domain 1: Value-Driven Delivery • Domain II: Stakeholder Engagement • Domain III: Boosting Team Performance Practices • Domain IV: Adaptive Planning • Domain V: Problem Detection and Resolution • Domain VI: Continuous Improvement(Product , Process, People) "PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP)®: Examination Content Outline", http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI_Agile_Certification_Content_Outline.ashx , accessed April 20, 2013
  • 360PMO Reference Material Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great Esther Derby, Diana Larsen, Ken Schwaber ISBN #0977616649 Agile Estimating and Planning Mike Cohn ISBN #0131479415 "Reference Materials for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®" accessed April 20, 2013 http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI000-GainInsightsAIGLE418.ashx
  • 360PMO PMI-ACP® Reference Material (Cont.) Agile Software Development: The Cooperative Game – 2nd Edition Alistair Cockburn ISBN #0321482751 The Art of Agile Development James Shore ISBN #0596527675 "Reference Materials for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®" accessed April 20, 2013 http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI000-GainInsightsAIGLE418.ashx
  • 360PMO PMI-ACP® Reference Material(cont.) The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility Michele Sliger, Stacie Broderick ISBN #0321502752 User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development Mike Cohn ISBN #0321205685 "Reference Materials for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®" accessed April 20, 2013 http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI000-GainInsightsAIGLE418.ashx
  • 360PMO PMI-ACP® Reference Material(cont.) Coaching Agile Teams Lyssa Adkins ISBN #0321637704 Agile Project Management with Scrum Ken Schwaber ISBN #073561993X "Reference Materials for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®" accessed April 20, 2013 http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI000-GainInsightsAIGLE418.ashx
  • 360PMO PMI-ACP® Reference Material(cont.) Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products – 2nd Edition Jim Highsmith ISBN #0321658396 Lean-Agile Software Development: Achieving Enterprise Agility Alan Shalloway, Guy Beaver, James R. Trott ISBN #0321532899 "Reference Materials for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®" accessed April 20, 2013 http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI000-GainInsightsAIGLE418.ashx
  • 360PMO PMI-ACP® Reference Material(cont.) Becoming Agile: ...in an imperfect world Greg Smith, Ahmed Sidky ISBN #1933988258 "Reference Materials for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®" accessed April 20, 2013 http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/PMI000-GainInsightsAIGLE418.ashx
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