What is Included?
We incorporate everything your team needs to prepare to sit the PMI-ACP® exam: 3 days of focused classroom training with our experienced, PMI-ACP® credentialed trainer, the PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation textbook, and 60 days unlimited access to our online PMI-ACP® exam simulator.
Who Attends this PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation Course?
PMI-ACP® is a certification intended for project managers who have experience with Agile project management, or another form of phased or iterative project management. If you’re unsure about your team’s suitability for this level, you can get more details in the “Eligibility” tab below.
Key Benefits of this PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation Course
Solidify Your Team’s Experience
The PMI-ACP® certification is known globally as a qualification for those with experience in an Agile approach to project management. In a world where Agile is being adopted on such a wide scale, underlining your team’s skill and expertise is a huge benefit to the credibility of your business.
Versatile Agile Skills and Knowledge
This exam preparation course syllabus covers a multifaceted range of Agile principles and tools. The knowledge and tools your team acquire during training can be adapted to suit different styles and sizes of projects.
A Customised Approach
This is an “in-house” training programme, meaning that we deliver training to your team only, and at your location. This flexible style of training gives us the opportunity to customise the content of the course to address projects and examples relevant to your business.
Intensive Exam Preparation
Exam Preparation is the key objective of this training. Our goal is to support and guide your team in their preparation to sit the PMI-ACP® exam successfully. During training, we dedicate 2 modules to the PMI-ACP® exam and preparation techniques. Following training, participants will have 60 days unlimited access to an online PMI-ACP® exam simulator.
More Information about the PMI-ACP® Certification and Exam Preparation
How is this course delivered?
This is a classroom-based course, with 3 days of training and a follow-on, self-led study period. Training delivery style is primarily exam preparation focused, with elements of tailoring to address your business requirements.
What are the training objectives?
- To prepare your team to sit the PMI-ACP® exam successfully.
- To cover a broad spectrum of Agile principles and processes in-line with PMI® standards.
What is covered during this training?
We have listed an overview of course highlights below. You can read a detailed course syllabus by downloading our PDF brochure.
- Agile Principles
- Value-Driven Delivery
- Stakeholder Engagement
- Team Performance
- Adaptive Planning
- Problem Detection and Resolution
- Continuous Improvement
- Exam Preparation
PMI-ACP® Exam: Eligibility Requirements
What are the Eligibility Requirements?
As this exam leads to a certification for seasoned Agile project managers, the PMI® have implemented some eligibility criteria for applicants.
We have listed the criteria below, which denotes “Agile” project management experience as a requirement.
However, it’s important to note that experienced project managers who have worked regularly with other phased and flexible approaches to project management may be eligible. View or download our PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation brochure to read full details about alternative experience options.
PMI-ACP® Exam Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must have:
- A minimum of 2,000 hours working on project teams within the last 5 years
- AND a minimum of 1,500 hours working with Agile methodologies or teams within the last 3 years
- AND 21 hours of project management training hours in Agile practices (this PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation course will satisfy the requirement)
Unsure about the Eligibility Requirements?
Most clients speak to us about their team’s experience to ascertain their suitability for the PMI-ACP® exam. You can get in touch by phone (Freephone 1800 910 810), or ask us a question by clicking below.
PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation Course: Frequently Asked Questions
I am unsure about the eligibility requirements. What’s the best way to proceed?
Many of our clients prefer to get advice about PMI-ACP® eligibility before progressing to a training consultation. We can evaluate your team’s experience level and advise you on the right Agile training approach for your business.
I am looking for an Agile course that’s more suitable for teams with less or no experience.
We offer 2 other options for teams with little or no Agile experience. Our Introduction to Agile Course is an excellent way to introduce Agile without working towards an certification. Our Agile Certified Course is a focused 3-day course with international certification included.
Is this course available for individuals to attend?
No, this PMI-ACP® exam preparation course is only available for in-house bookings. If you would like to attend a public (open) course as an individual, take a look at our Agile Certified Course.
Are the PMI-ACP® exam fees and certification included?
Exam fees are paid directly to the PMI® when participants schedule their exam. The exam fees are $435 (USD) for PMI® members and $495 (USD) for non-members. These costs are given as a guideline, and it’s recommended you check www.pmi.org for the most up to date prices.
What is the PMI-ACP® certification process?
Participants attend the 3-day exam preparation workshop. Following training, they will complete a study period (self-led). This usually takes approximately 4 weeks, but can vary depending on schedule etc.
When ready, participants apply to the PMI® to sit the PMI-ACP® exam. The PMI® review the application over a 5-day period. Once approved, participants will schedule and then sit their exam. When they pass their exam, they will receive their PMI-ACP® certification from the PMI®.
Is this workshop available as an uncertified option?
Yes, we can use the PMI® approach to Agile principles to create a workshop for experienced Agile project managers that does not include exam preparation.
If we haven’t answered your most important question above, please get in touch. You can click below to ask your question online, or call our consultants on Freephone 1800 910 810.