Course curriculum

  • 1
    Preparing to Pass the PMI-ACP Exam
  • 2
    Agile Principles and the PMI-ACP Mindset
    • Overview of Domain I- Agile Principles and Mindset
    • Defining Agile Values for Projects FREE PREVIEW
    • Managing Knowledge-Work Projects
    • Comparing Empirical Processes and Defined Processes
    • Exploring the Declaration Of Interdependence
    • Being Agile and Doing Agile
    • Inverting the Triple Constraints
    • Leading Organizational Agility
    • Thinking About Agile Practices
    • Doing Agile Project Management
    • Encouraging Others to Embrace Agile
    • Reviewing the Agile Manifesto FREE PREVIEW
    • Individuals and Interactions Over Processes and Tools
    • Working Software Over Comprehensive Documentation
    • Customer Collaboration Over Contract Negotiation
    • Responding to Change Over Following a Plan
    • Twelve Principles of Agile
    • Comparing Agile Project Management Approaches
    • Introducing Scrum
    • All About Kanban
    • Extreme Programming
    • Lean Product Development
    • Dynamic Systems Development Method
    • Feature-Driven Development
    • Introducing Crystal
    • Leading an Agile Project
    • Management and Leadership in Agile
    • Serving as a Leader
    • PMI-ACP Coach
    • Create a Safe and Trustful Team Environment
    • Experiment to Find Efficient And Effective Ways Of Working
    • Encourage Emergent Leadership
    • Assignment- Roles and Responsibilities
    • Assignment Two - Roles and Responsibilities
    • Section Summary
    • Section Quiz
  • 3
    Value-Driven Delivery
    • Overview of Domain II Value-Driven
    • Delivering Value in Agile Projects
    • Creating Value ASAP
    • Removing Waste
    • Defining Value in Organizations
    • Exploring the Time Value of Money
    • Introducing Earned Value Management
    • Agile Project Accounting
    • Creating Key Performance Indicators
    • Managing Risks in Agile Projects
    • Adhering to Regulatory Compliance in Agile
    • Prioritizing Value in Agile Projects
    • Deliver High-Value Requirements First
    • Utilizing MoSCoW
    • Assignment- Using MoSCoW
    • Assignment Three - MOSCOW
    • Using Kano Analysis
    • How to do Dot Voting
    • Spending Monopoly Money
    • Trying the 100-Point Method
    • Setting Requirements Prioritization
    • Relative Prioritization and Ranking
    • Delivering Value in Increments
    • Reviewing the Cost of Change
    • Creating the MVP
    • Embracing Low-Tech_High-Touch Tools
    • Creating Kanban Boards
    • Making a Task Board
    • Assignment- Creating a Sign Board
    • Setting the WIP Limit
    • Exploring Little’s Law
    • Working with Vendors In Agile Projects
    • Introducing DSDM Contracting
    • Graduated Fixed Priced Contracts
    • Fixed-Price Work Packages
    • Validating Value in Agile Projects
    • Software Testing and Verification
    • Exploratory Testing
    • Usability Testing
    • Implementing Continuous Integration
    • Working with Test-Driven Development
    • PMI-ACP Coach
    • Acceptance Test-Driven Development
    • Section Summary
  • 4
    Stakeholder Engagement
    • Overview of Domain III- Stakeholder Engagement
    • Leading Stakeholder Stewardship
    • Defining Stakeholder Values
    • Defining Community Values
    • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
    • Identifying Project Stakeholders
    • Building Stakeholder Synergy
    • Keeping Stakeholders Involved
    • Leading Stakeholder Conversations
    • Sharing the Project Vision
    • Creating the Project Charter
    • Assignment- Creating a Charter
    • Assignment Four - Creating a Charter
    • Defining Done in Agile Projects
    • Modeling an Agile Project
    • Use Case Diagrams
    • Leveraging Data Models
    • Considering Screen Designs
    • Introducing Wireframes
    • Communicating with Stakeholders
    • Leading Face-to-Face Communication
    • Sharing Knowledge with Stakeholders
    • Building an Information Radiator
    • Collaborating with Stakeholders
    • Creating Green and Red Zones
    • Hosting a Workshop
    • Brainstorming Ideas
    • Playing Collaboration Games
    • Defining Soft Skills for Agile Projects
    • Basics of Emotional Intelligence
    • How to Listen Actively and Effectively
    • Facilitating Meetings
    • Negotiating with Stakeholders
    • Resolving Conflicts
    • Making Good Project Decisions
    • Empowering the Project Team
    • Making Decisions as a Group
    • PMI-ACP Coach
    • Section Summary
    • Section Quiz
  • 5
    Team Performance
    • Overview of Domain IV Team Performance
    • Valuing People Over Processes
    • Defining the Delivery Team
    • Identifying the Product Owner
    • Responsibility of the Team Leader
    • Recognizing the Project Sponsor
    • Forming the Agile Project Team
    • Working with Generalizing Specialists
    • Building a High-Performing Team
    • Developing the Project Team
    • Leading the Project Team
    • Providing Motivation
    • Training the Project Team
    • Coaching Team Members
    • Building a Collaborative Team
    • Working with Co-Located Teams
    • Defining the Project Team Space
    • Identifying Osmotic Communications
    • Managing Team Diversity
    • Working with Distributed Teams
    • Monitoring Team Performance
    • Building Burn Charts
    • Calculating Team Velocity
    • Assignment- Roles and Responsibility for Agile Teams
    • Section Summary
    • Section Quiz
  • 6
    Adaptive Planning
    • Overview of Domain V- Adaptive Planning
    • Agile Planning Concepts
    • Adaptive Planning
    • Agile and Non-Agile Planning Activities
    • Principles of Agile Planning
    • Agile Discovery
    • Leading Progressive Elaboration
    • Value-Based Analysis
    • Timeboxing Meetings and Events
    • Creating Estimate Ranges
    • Working with Ideal Time
    • User Stories
    • Assignment- Writing User Stories
    • Assignment Six - User stories
    • Creating the User Story Backlog
    • User Stories- Sizing, Estimating, and Planning
    • Breaking Down the Project
    • Grooming the Backlog
    • Utilizing Affinity Estimating
    • Sizing T-Shirts
    • Creating a Product Roadmap
    • Using Wideband Delphi
    • Planning with Poker
    • Creating Release and Iteration Plans
    • Using Spikes
    • Visioning the Releases
    • Planning for Releases
    • Planning Project Iterations
    • Completing Daily Stand-Ups
    • PMI-ACP Coach
    • Section Summary
    • Section Quiz
  • 7
    Problem Detection and Resolution
    • Overview of Domain VI- Problem Detection and Resolution
    • Controlling Project Problems
    • Cost of Change
    • Reviewing Technical Debt
    • Create a Safe and Open Environment
    • Failure and Success Modes in a Project
    • Strategies for Success
    • Detecting Problems and Defects
    • Understanding Lead Time and Cycle Time
    • Assignment- Case Study - Cycle Time and Lead Time
    • Assignment Seven - Cycle time and Lead time
    • Completing Variance Analysis
    • Identifying Trends in a Project
    • Setting Control Limits
    • Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog
    • Determining Risk Severity
    • Creating Risk Burndown Charts
    • Solving Problems in Agile Projects
    • PMI-ACP Coach
    • Section Summary
    • Section Quiz
  • 8
    Continuous Improvement
    • Overview of Domain VII Review- Continuous Improvement
    • Leading Continuous Improvement as a Process
    • Tailoring Processes
    • Completing Systems Thinking
    • Participating in Process Analysis
    • Creating Value Stream Maps
    • Hosting a Project Pre-Mortem
    • Leading Product Review Sessions
    • Examining a Product Feedback Loop
    • Understanding Approved Iterations
    • Leading a Retrospective
    • Assignment- Preparing for a Retrospective
    • Assignment Eight - Preparing for a Retrospective
    • Completing Team Assessments
    • Section Quiz
    • PMI-ACP Coach
    • Section Summary
    • PMI-ACP Final Exam Updated 327