PMI-ACP Certification Preparation

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General Information

Length and Learning Modes: 3 Days

The PMI-ACP® Certification Preparation course will thoroughly prepare agile practitioners to sit for and pass the PMI-ACP® exam through instructor-led presentations, class discussions, games, exercises, and practice exams. The course is aligned with the PMI-ACP Exam Content Outline (ECO) and provides everything needed to pass the exam. This course also provides students with the 21 contact hours necessary to apply for the exam.

The Project Management Institute has defined tasks required of the agile practitioner that fall into seven domains of practice. Tools and techniques as well as knowledge and skills needed by the ACP-certified professional have also been identified that apply to all domains. Comprehensive coverage of all concepts will be in enough depth to ensure thorough understanding at the level required to pass the exam.


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

  • 1500 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 3 years Training in Agile Practices
  • 21 contact hours 
  • Hours must be earned in agile practices
Skill Level: Basic

This course is for candidates meeting the prerequisites to sit for the PMI-ACP® exam and aspiring to that credential.

Development Units:
PDUs: 21
CDUs: 21
SEUs: 21
CEUs: 2.1

To assimilate the vast amount of information needed to pass the PMI-ACP® exam, there is a mixture of lecture, discussion, exercises, and several practice exams in the course.  Be prepared to answer practice tests to simulate the exam, with discussions about why answers were correct or incorrect.  Many students find this one of the most helpful parts of the class.  You will also learn methods of recall and retention to help retain critical information needed to pass the PMI-ACP® exam.


The Exam Experience

Agile Principles and Mindset

Value-Driven Delivery

Stakeholder Engagement

Team Performance

Adaptive Planning

Problem Detection and Resolution

Continuous Improvement


Watermark Learning constantly improves its course offerings to ensure the best training possible and to keep you abreast of the latest industry trends. As a result, this outline is subject to change.

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