PMI - Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

20/12/2021 (Monday)

Overview

PMI Training Partner

Improve your knowledge of agile practices and methodologies, with PMI's globally-recognised ACP® certification.

The Agile Certified Practitioner® certification proves that you have professional knowledge of agile principles, methodologies and tools. Technology and trends are changing daily - which means we all need to become agile. The need for agile professionals is constantly increasing, so now's the time to prove your agility.

With our official PMI-ACP® certification, you'll be able to:

  • Demonstrate to employers your level of professionalism in Agile practices of project management
  • Increase your skills and understanding in project management tools and techniques
  • Show that you can lead basic Agile project teams
  • Provide a framework for Agile training and professional development initiatives

PMI-ACP and Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online PMI-ACP courses
  2. You'll be PMI-ACP certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be PMI-ACP trained in record time
  3. Our PMI-ACP course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass PMI-ACP first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn PMI-ACP faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying PMI-ACP with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 105,295 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

  • Module 1: Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Module 2: Value-Driven Delivery
  • Module 3: Stakeholder Engagement
  • Module 4: Team Performance
  • Module 5: Adaptive Planning
  • Module 6: Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Module 7: Continuous Improvement

Exam Track

You will prepare to sit the PMI-ACP® exam. This exam is not included. To sit your PMI-ACP exam you will need to contact PMI.

The PMI-ACP exam consists of 120 questions. 50% will be based on the Agile tools and techniques module and 50% on the Agile knowledge and skills module, covered in our curriculum.

Please note: Your exam fee is not included in the course price. The exam must be requested and paid directly to PMI. This should be done at least 21 days before the course starts.

As part of the PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program, Once you gain your PMI-ACP certification, you'll need to earn 30 PDUs in agile project management every three-years.

PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

What's included

On this accelerated course, you'll also receive:

  • Agile Practice Guide - ISBN 9781628253993
  • The Mike Griffith’s PMI-ACP® Exam Prep, Updated Second Edition - ISBN-13: 978-1932735987

Please note: Your exam fee is not included in the course price. The exam must be requested and paid directly to PMI. This should be done at least 21 days before the course starts.

PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you must have the following experience:

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

  • 1,500 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 three years

This Firebrand PMI-ACP® course will fully meet the required 21 hours of training in agile practices (we actually deliver 25 hours) for you to qualify to take the PMI-ACP exam.

PMP, PgMP and PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"Very good, focused on theory and exam as well as on practice in general and all questions were answered perfectly."
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"Overall good course with a good instructor with an interesting sense of humour."
Bahtier Shahodjaev, NTT Data - QA Client. (13/1/2016 (Wednesday) to 15/1/2016 (Friday))

"Very comprehensive agile course. Has given me lots of ideas on how to improve in our workplace."
Anonymous (5/10/2015 (Monday) to 7/10/2015 (Wednesday))

"For me being away from distraction and spending focused periods of time on the subject matter, is far better than free form or self paced learning. It has proved successful for me in the past and I will be returning."
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"Good experience overall. Dedicated instructor, providing a good level of tuition. Sufficient facilities in place to encourage efficient study. I'd be happy to recommend Firebrand & this particular course going forward!"
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