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PMI ACP Exam

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This document has full detail about PMI-ACP Certification Exam. It covers PMI Agile Certified Practitioner exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility, fee, rules, approach, preparation strategy and lot more.
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PMI ACP Exam

  1. 1. © Whizlabswww.whizlabs.comPMI-ACP Examhttp://www.whizlabs.com/pmi-agile-certification-professional/acp-certification-exam.html
  2. 2. © Whizlabswww.whizlabs.comAgenda Who Should Apply Eligibility RequirementExperienceTrainingExamination Overview of Exam Components Reference Material Costs Challenges What we offer
  3. 3. © Whizlabswww.whizlabs.comPMI- ACP : Who Should ApplyManagers, Scrum Masters, Sponsors, PMO, Testers, Developers, Resourcemanagers, just about anyone.The PMI-ACP is not limited to project managers. Individuals withexperience working on agile project teams can apply.Practitioners who are seeking to: Improve Marketability : Demonstrate to employers their level ofexperience & knowledge in agile practices, tools and techniques. Improve Versatility: Increase their knowledge in range of agiletechniques ACP focuses on broad range of agile practices and methodologies ratherthan developing deep understanding of a single agile methodology. Certification: Hold a certification that is more credible than otherexisting certification for agile practices.
  4. 4. © Whizlabswww.whizlabs.comPMI- ACP : Eligibility CriterionRequirements DescriptionEducation LevelSecondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree orglobal equivalent) or higherGeneral Project Experience2,000 hours working on project teams.Must have been earned in the last 5 years.Active PMP or PgMP will satisfy this requirement.Agile Project Experience1,500 hours working on Agile Project teams or in Agilemethodologies.These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required ingeneral project experience.These hours must have been earned in the last 3 years.Training in Agile Practices 21 contact hours; hours must be earned in Agile practices.ExaminationTest knowledge of Agile fundamentals and ability to apply tobasic project .Maintenance 30 PDUs every 3 years in Agile project management
  5. 5. © Whizlabswww.whizlabs.comPMI- ACP : Official Reference List1) Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great. Esther Derby, Diana Larsen, KenSchwaber.2) Agile Software Development,The Cooperative Game – 2nd Edition. AlistairCockburn.3) The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility :Michele Sliger, Stacia Broderick.4) Coaching Agile Teams :Lyssa Adkins.5) Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products – 2nd Edition. JimHighsmith.6) Becoming Agile ...in an imperfect world :Greg Smith, Ahmed Sidky.7) Agile Estimating and Planning :Mike Cohn8) The Art of Agile Development : James Shore9) User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development: Mike Cohn.10) Agile Project Management with Scrum: Ken Schwaber.11) Lean-Agile Software Development: Achieving Enterprise Agility: Alan Shalloway,Guy Beaver, James R. Trott.
  6. 6. © Whizlabswww.whizlabs.comPMI- ACP : CostsFixed PMI Costs• Computer Based Exam Fee : $435 for members and $495 for non-members• Computer Based Reexamination: $335 for members and $395 for non-members• CCR certification renewal : $90 for members and $130 for non-members• Membership Cost : 1 year costs $119 + one-time $10 joining feeVariable Costs• 21 Contact Hours Training : $100 - $2500• Books : $0 - $100 (each one)• Full length Practice Tests : $0 - $75 (Single test)
  7. 7. © Whizlabswww.whizlabs.comPMI- ACP : ChallengesUnlike PMBOK for PMP, there is no single referencebookReading all eleven reference 11 books is too muchMost of the times agile experience is limited to a singlemethodology while ACP tests a broad range ofconcepts across agile methodology (main focus is onScrum, XP and Lean).Terminology issues between various agilemethodologiesUnderstanding PMI ACP testing biasesLimited options available to obtain 21 PDUs along withessential learning experience
  8. 8. © Whizlabswww.whizlabs.comPMI-ACP : What we offerCombo of Course Material eBook + Mock Exams + Online Instructor Support + 21 PDUs– all that you need for ACP preparation : eBook written in agile way 14 chapters covering key concepts of all 11 books and more Includes case studies, tips & tricks and revision questions Written in agile way (iterative and incremental) Starts with basics in nice & simple manner and slowly move towards more complex concepts. Focuses on concepts in priority order. Agile practices more important from ACP exam point ofview are covered at greater depth. Mock Exams 2 Full length PMI-ACP® mock exams 120 Questions per mock exam Concepts covered from all 11 reference books Quite similar to actual exam in terms of concepts covered, structure and difficulty level Exhaustive explanation with every question Reports to assess strengths & weaknesses
  9. 9. © Whizlabswww.whizlabs.comContact us by any of the following medium:Support@Whizlabs.ComUSA: +1-818-575-6625 UK: +44-208-133-7875 India: +91-971-770-0425Skype: WhizlabsThank You 

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