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CAREER DEVELOPMENT | PMI-ACP Prep Class ( 21 Hours, 3 Days)

pmi-acp.pngIf you’re experienced using agile approaches, have good collaboration skills, eagerly embrace complexity and thrive on rapid response times, then your talents are in demand.

The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques. It will make you shine even brighter to your employers, stakeholders, and peers.

PMI-ACP® is our fastest growing certification, and it’s no wonder. Organizations that are highly agile and responsive to market dynamics complete more of their projects successfully than their slower-moving counterparts — 75 percent versus 56 percent — as shown in our 2015 Pulse of the Profession® report.

The PMI-ACP spans many approaches to agile such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD.) So it will increase your versatility, wherever your projects may take you.

For more information please visit the PMI-ACP certificate page: https://www.pmi.org/certifications/types/agile-acp

Course Description

The knowledge of agile principles, practices, and tools to support the development of applications has been increasing dramatically over the last several years. Research also demonstrates the value that agile methods can have in increasing delivery of business value and agility, improving team productivity and decreasing product defects.

This class will prepare participants with existing agile experience to pass the PMI-ACP® certification exam and provide the required 21 contact hours.   This course will present the principles, practices, terminology, tools, and techniques associated with major agile methodologies that are covered on the PMI-ACP® exam.  The course also includes on-line flashcards and an exam test bank.

The target audience for this class includes those individuals who want to learn more about agile methods or have only recently been exposed to or involved in agile projects.

Instructor

speaker-blash-greta.jpgGreta Blash is a certified PMI Program (PgMP®) and Project Manager Professional (PMP®) with extensive experience as an executive and consulting IT professional, both domestically and internationally. Her areas of experience include Program Management, Project Management, Agile/Scrum, CRM, Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence and Application System Development.

Greta is certified as a PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) and most recently has become a Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner (CDAP).  She is also a PMI Professional Business Analyst (PMI-PBA®) and has taught certification courses worldwide for the last 12 years. She has also served as V.P. of Education and Programs for at the PMI Southern Nevada Chapter (PMI-SNC), and Director of Military Outreach for PMI-SD, PMI-OC, PMI-LA and PMI-CIE.  She has held various SME roles supporting PMI Region 7 since 2012 as well as a frequent reviewer of PMI Publications.

Webinars:  Conference Bridge information for webinars will be sent the day prior to the event.

Schedule & Course Outline

3 days

  • June 4th - 6 pm to 9 pm 
  • June 5th: 8 am to 5 pm
  • June 6th: 8 am to 5 pm 

Outline

  • Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Team Performance
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Continuous Improvement
  • PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Pre-requisites

Mandatory and/or desirable pre-requisites to sit for the exam: Over 1,500 hours of agile experience

 Course Credit

Students who satisfy course completion requirements receive a "Certificate of Completion," attesting to the fact that they have completed 21 hours of agile project management training. To obtain a certificate of completion for this course, students must attend all days of training and participate in in-class activities.

Take the PMI-ACP Exam Online

Through an online proctor, you have the option to take the PMI-ACP exam from home or your office—a great option to fit your busy lifestyle.

Note: New memberships need to be completed 48 hours before the advantage can be taken of member discounts and benefits.

Pricing

  • $799.00 Members
  • $749.00 Earlybird rate before May 22
  • $999.00 Non-Members
  • $949.00 Earlybird rate before May 22
  • $549.00 Students (limited seats, must be PMI-LA member)

Location

Online Lecture with discussions and sample exams

Questions, Suggestions, Volunteer Inquiries

Contact the Career Development Team at careerdev@pmi-la.org

 

  

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Postponement / Cancellation

Please refer to the Cancellation Policy section of the FAQ page

This event may be canceled or postponed by the Chapter, though all efforts will be made to avoid doing so.  If canceled or postponed, notification will be made to all registrants via email.

 

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Information

Type of activity: Career Development

Date: June 4th, 2020

Hour: 6:00PM to 9:00PM

PDUs: 0.0

Price

Members: $799.00

Non members: $999.00

Students: $549.00

Location

Online