Agile Professional Certification Preparation (PMI-ACP)
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Agile Professional Certification Preparation (PMI-ACP)

Apply Agile development & scrum methodologies to your career while studying for the PMI-ACP®. Accredited PMI Provider.
4.2 (281 ratings)
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2,203 students enrolled
Created by LearnSmart LLC
Last updated 6/2017
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Price: $200
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Includes:
  • 16 hours on-demand video
  • 626 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Review an introduction to Agile, Principles, Change Management, Prioritization, Stakeholder Expectations, Team Empowerment, Levels of Planning Adaptation and much more.
  • Learn Agile development as you examine strong team building skills and effective planning and estimating.
  • Prove to yourself, and others, that you are ready for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Certification Exam with our integrated quizzes and finals.
  • This course qualifies for 26.75 Contact Hours toward the PMI-ACP® certification from PMI.
  • Download extra printable and saveable flash cards, games, slideshows, and other supplemental materials for each lecture in our course
  • Participate in active discussions with other project management professionals & participants becoming ACP certified
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Requirements
  • There is not any requirements for this course.
  • A computer with internet.
  • It is helpful to have a basic understanding of and interest in Project Management.
Description

Welcome to Agile Professional Certification Preparation (PMI-ACP)® from LearnSmart.

LearnSmart is Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Registered Education Provider (REP 3577). This course qualifies for 26.75 credit hours toward the PMP®, CAMP® or ACP® training contact hours or toward maintaining your current certification. Thus meeting the contact hour requirement necessary to register for the (PMI-ACP)® exam or for experienced project managers wanting to brush up on their education.

Course Overview:

Agile is an alternative methodology to traditional project management and is used in a wide range of applications. Agile anticipates project changes giving users maximum flexibility over traditional project management objectives; breaking projects into prioritized requirements. With Agile, detailed goals are set for many iterative levels within the project scope focusing specifically on expected changes, time estimates, budgets and project priorities.

This exclusive training bundle thoroughly examines Agile development so that students may learn strong team building skills and effective planning and estimating. Begin immersing yourself in the skills needed to work as an Agile expert within your business with this exclusive Agile training bundle from LearnSmart

This training includes an introduction to Agile, Change Management, Prioritization, Stakeholder Expectations, Team Empowerment, Levels of Planning Adaptation and much more.

Recommendations:

Learn from others! Here are some reviews from the participants enrolled in this course (Click on reviews to see full list of reviews)

  • Smart method to learn - This course is helpful and using smart way to motivate thinking and understanding. The instructor has a professional delivery method, and the he materials are interesting and creative specially the flashcards and the exercises -- Ibrahim Alsayed
  • This course is of high quality - This course will let you become a ACP master and it will explain you every concept from scratch. The instructor is highly engaging and highly motivating. Can't be better. Thank you -- Saber Tlili
  • I enjoyed learning every bit of this course - worth every bit - This is the first time I sat thru the entire course lectures, listened very carefully and assimilated a lot of Scrum and Agile PM knowledge. This method of education is of prime value because you don't have to tax your eyes reading - just sit back and listen to any lecture you want. This helps in learning faster than reading. I am glad I took this course - the lectures and the 83 quizzes that really challenged my brain - Khurshid Khan

PMI, PMP, CAMP, ACP are a registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Who is the target audience?
  • New managers interested in understanding the key agile, scrum, and project management concepts to improve their skills and professional credibility
  • This course is designed to provide professionals with knowledge they can apply directly to their job
  • Professionals in the Project Management or IT space who desire to learn the content necessary to become a PMI certified ACP credential holder
  • Existing IT project managers wishing to get certified in recognition of their skills and experience, or others who wish to train to become accredited Agile Project Managers.
  • Please review our course map to see just how we align and partner with PMI.org in providing this training: https://drive.google.com/a/getsmartertraining.com/file/d/0B-bU4vzmt_NyalI1WGxZYnpGTjA/view
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Curriculum For This Course
331 Lectures
15:51:12
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Traditional vs. Agile Project Management
7 Lectures 24:42

Agile Project Management: Example Using Traditional Methods
08:24

Agile Project Management: Example Using Agile Methods
05:48

Agile Project Management: Knowledge Check
00:23

Working with Agile Project Management: Disadvantages
02:05

Working with Agile Project Management: Knowledge Check
00:44

Working with Agile Project Management: Conclusion
02:33

Chapter 1 and 2 Quiz
3 questions

Final: Traditional vs. Agile Project Management
7 questions
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Manifesto Principles 1-6
13 Lectures 36:35

The Agile Manifesto: History of the Agile Manifesto
02:09

The Agile Manifesto: Why the Manifesto is Important
02:24

The Agile Manifesto: Agile Values
12:12

The Agile Manifesto: Knowledge Check
00:36

Chapter 1 Quiz
5 questions

The Agile Principle: Number 1
03:22

The Agile Principle: Number 2
02:38

The Agile Principle: Number 3
01:49

The Agile Principle: Number 4
02:38

The Agile Principle: Number 5
02:02

The Agile Principle: Number 6
01:54

The Agile Principle: Knowledge Check
00:36

The Agile Principle: Conclusion
01:52

Final: Manifesto Principles 1-6
19 questions
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Manifesto Principles 7-12
15 Lectures 24:03

The Agile Manifesto: Review of the First Six Principles
01:11

The Agile Manifesto: Knowledge Check
00:22

The Principles: The Next Six Principles
01:05

The Principles: Agile Principle Number 7
02:44

The Principles: Agile Principle Number 8
01:58

The Principles: Agile Principle Number 9
02:19

The Principles: Agile Principle Number 10
01:12

The Principles: Agile Principle Number 11
02:59

The Principles: Agile Principle Number 12
01:50

The Principles: Knowledge Check
00:31

Chapter 1 and 2 Quiz
6 questions

Interdependence: Declaration of Interdependence
02:20

Interdependence: Knowledge Check
00:33

Interdependence: Review
02:33

Interdependence: Conclusion
00:45

Final: Manifesto Principles 7-12
19 questions
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Scrum and XP Methods
25 Lectures 01:02:14

Scrum: Introduction to Scrum
05:15

Scrum: Scrum Roles and Responsibilities
08:21

Scrum: Events
07:57

Scrum: Artifacts of Scrum
08:11

Scrum: Definition of Done
01:18

Scrum: Knowledge Check
00:49

Chapter 1 Quiz
10 questions


Extreme Programming: XP Core Values
02:00

Extreme Programming: XP Roles and Responsibilities
01:18

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Planning Game
02:10

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Small Releases
00:52

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Customer Tests
00:42

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Collective Code Ownership
00:36

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Code Standards
00:49

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Continuous Integration
00:38

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Metaphor
00:49

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Sustainable Pace
01:06

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Pair Programming
00:36

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Test-Driven Development
00:34

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Refactoring
01:06

Extreme Programming: XP Core Practice — Simple Design
00:24

Extreme Programming: Knowledge Check
00:37

Course Wrap-Up: Review
04:57

Course Wrap-Up: Conclusion
00:46

Final: Scrum and XP Methods
29 questions
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Other Agile Methods
10 Lectures 41:47

Method Types: DSDM
11:41

Method Types: Kanban
06:47

Method Types: Lean
06:33

Method Types: Crystal Family
03:27

Chapter 1 Quiz
8 questions

Development Methods: Feature-Driven Development
03:45

Development Methods: Adaptive Software Development
01:33

Development Methods: Review
02:05

Development Methods: Knowledge Check
00:47

Development Methods: Conclusion
00:32

Final: Other Agile Methods
17 questions
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Value Driven Development
23 Lectures 53:12

Value-Driven Development: What is Value-Driven Development?
05:50

Value-Driven Development: Incremental Delivery
04:04

Value-Driven Development: Project Justification and Selection
01:15

Value-Driven Development: Justification and Project Selection
02:31

Value-Driven Development: Opportunity Costs
01:32

Value-Driven Development: Internal Rate of Return
01:56

Value-Driven Development: Return on Investment/Value
01:46

Value-Driven Development: Net Present Value/Estimated Value
01:43

Risks and Risk Management: Managing Risks
02:45

Risks and Risk Management: Understanding Stakeholder Needs
07:32

Risks and Risk Management: Product Roadmap
01:01

Risks and Risk Management: Agile Contracting
00:52

Risks and Risk Management: Inverted Triangle Model
01:08

Risks and Risk Management: Fixed Price, Fixed Price Work Package, FP-Adjusted
01:06

Risks and Risk Management: Graduated Fixed Price, Time, and Material
01:06

Risks and Risk Management: Money for Nothing and the Change for Free
00:40

Risks and Risk Management: Knowledge Check
00:41

Chapter 1 and 2 Quiz
7 questions

Planning and Delivering Value: Project Chartering
03:07

Planning and Delivering Value: Prototypes, Simulations, IKIWISI
03:08

Planning and Delivering Value: Knowledge Check
00:43

Planning and Delivering Value: Review
02:14

Planning and Delivering Value: Conclusion
01:04

Final: Value Driven Development
18 questions
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Prioritization in Agile Project Management
16 Lectures 36:35

Prioritization: Roadmap to Value
04:59

Prioritization: Product Vision
02:39

Prioritization: Story Maps
01:34

Prioritization: Product Roadmap
03:06

Prioritization: Product Backlogs
02:33

Prioritization: Product Prioritization
02:05

Prioritization: Methods to Set Priorities
03:12

Prioritization: Knowledge Check
00:36

Chapter 1 Quiz
5 questions

Risk Management in Agile Projects: Risk Management
00:40

Risk Management in Agile Projects: Identify Risks
01:26

Risk Management in Agile Projects: Assessing Risks
04:41

Risk Management in Agile Projects: Risk Responses
01:52

Risk Management in Agile Projects: Risk Burndown Charts
00:51

Risk Management in Agile Projects: Knowledge Check
00:21

Risk Management in Agile Projects: Conclusion
02:16

Final: Prioritization in Agile Project Management
13 questions
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Planning Agile Projects
18 Lectures 59:41

Iteration Planning: Project Planning Iterations
05:09

Iteration Planning: Philosophy of Agile Iteration Planning
04:01

Iteration Planning: Timeboxes
04:29

Iteration Planning: Release Planning
01:54

Iteration Planning: Progressive Elaboration
03:38

Iteration Planning: Minimal Marketable Features
03:41

Iteration Planning: Knowledge Check
00:43

Chapter 1 Quiz
6 questions

Planning Considerations: Agile Games
09:59

Planning Considerations: Iterations or Sprints
03:31

Planning Considerations: Interation Planning
02:39

Planning Considerations: Spikes
00:41

Planning Considerations: Velocity and Velocity Trends
01:51

Planning Considerations: Daily Planning
03:09

Planning Considerations: Other Planning Considerations
00:42

Planning Considerations: Knowledge Check
00:36

Planning Considerations: Review
02:00

Planning Considerations: Conclusion
00:28

Final: Planning Agile Projects
19 questions
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Estimation
15 Lectures 58:28

Using Agile Estimation: Agile v. Traditional Estimation
07:18

Using Agile Estimation: Progressive Elaboration in Agile Estimation
02:55

Using Agile Estimation: Velocity
05:31

Using Agile Estimation: Throughput
01:02

Using Agile Estimation: Knowledge Check
00:39

Chapter 1 Quiz
5 questions

Measurements and Estimations: Lead Time
00:59

Measurements and Estimations: Cycle Time
01:32

Measurements and Estimations: Ideal Time
03:48

Measurements and Estimations: Story Points and Relative Sizing
09:27

Measurements and Estimations: Estimation Games
11:40

Measurements and Estimations: Other Estimation Games
05:02

Measurements and Estimations: Review
05:46

Measurements and Estimations: Knowledge Check
00:25

Measurements and Estimations: Conclusion
00:22

Final: Estimation
18 questions
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