PMI-ACP Agile Certified Practitioner Certification Course

Date: 11, 12, 13 March, 2016(9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Course Outline

The course is the combination of the lectures, group work, test examples, "exam tips", actual timed tests, and independent study.

1. PMI Lahore ACP Resource Book
2. ACP Course content book
3. ACP handbook
4. ACP Questions Booklet
5. Participation certificate by PMI Lahore Chapter
6. 24 Professional development units (PDUs) accepted by PMI,USA
7. Refreshments & Lunch

Fee for PMI Members

Member Fee: Rs. 25,000/-

Fee for Non PMI Members

Non-Member Fee: Rs. 28,000/-

Training Venue:

JS Bank Building, 201 Upper Mall Lahore

PMI Lahore PMI-ACP® Training Course Content Outline
Domain Tools & Techniques Knowledge & Skills
Agile Principles & Mindset  
  • Agile manifesto values and principles
  • Variations in agile methods
  • Scum, Scrum teams, events, artifacts
  • Extreme Programming (XP)M
  • XP value, practices, teams
  • Release, Iteration, User Stories, Architectural spikes
  • Process Tailoring

 

Value-Driven Delivery
  •   ROI, NPV, IRR
  • Agile earned value management (EVM)
  • Product Roadmap
  • Value stream mapping
  • WIP limits
  •   Relative prioritization
  •   Risk-adjusted backlog
  • Cumulative flow diagrams
  • Task/Kanban boards
  • Chartering
  • Customer-valued prioritization
  • Risk burn down graphs
  • Prototypes, simulations, demonstrations
  • Incremental delivery
  • Prioritization
  • Project and quality standards
  • Agile contracting
  • Agile accounting
  • Systems thinking
  • Variations in agile methods
  • Value-based analysis

 

Stakeholder Engagement
  • Wireframes
  • Servant leadership
  • User stories/backlog
  • Conflict resolution
  • Agile modeling
  • Velocity
  • Information radiators
  • Distributed teams
  • Personas
  • Burn down/up charts
  • Story maps
  • Negotiation
  • Incorporating stakeholder values
  • Communications management
  • Leadership tools and techniques
  • Stakeholder management
  • Active listening
  • Facilitation methods
  • Globalization, culture, and team diversity
  • Vendor management
  • Participatory decision models
Boosting Team Performance Practices
  • Daily stand-ups
  • Co-located teams
  • Team space
  • Agile tooling
  • Adaptive leadership
  • Emotional intelligence

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  • Brainstorming techniques
  • Building empowered teams
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Building high performance teams
  • Team motivation
  • Co-location and geographically dispersed teams
Adaptive Planning
  • Process tailoring
  • Iteration and release planning
  • Wide band Delphi and planning poker
  • Progressive elaboration
  • Timeboxing
  • Minimally marketable feature (MMF)
  • Ideal time
  • Affinity estimating
  • Relative sizing/story points
  • Time, budget and cost estimation
  • Value-based decomposition and prioritization
  • Agile charters
  • Business case development
  • Innovation games
Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Cycle time
  • Escaped defects
  • Continuous integration
  • Risk-based spike
  • Frequent verification and validation
  • Test-driven development/test-first development
  • Acceptance test-driven development
  • Problem solving
  • Control limits
  • Failure modes and alternatives
  • Variance and trend analysis
Continuous Improvement
  • Retrospectives
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Process analysis
  • Applying new agile practices
  • PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Continuous improvement
  • Self-assessment

Nomination May Be Sent To:

FAROOQ AFZAL
Chapter Coordinator
PMI Lahore Chapter

Email: coordinator@pmilhr.org.pk
Phone: 0333-4475828, 042-5753298
PMI Lahore Chapter, 259 B Upper Mall, Lahore.