ACP-Agile Certified Professional

Course summary
Length: 3 days
Price: 1,400 USD excl. VAT
Location: Dubai

Course Description

Project Management Courses

Project Management Courses in Dubai - Formatech Integrated Learning Centers

Project Scheduling Professional Certification

Our PMI’s Agile Certified Professional training program is aligned to the 2015 PMI guidelines and is designed to help you clear you’re PMI ACP Exam in the first attempt. Additionally, this course will empower you to become a versatile agile professional with the knowledge of Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD).

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Suitability - Who should attend?

No prerequisite for the workshop

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successful candidates will receive a Certificate of Attendance from Formatech Accredited by Project Management Institue (PMI). This is a requirement for the ACP Exam

Training Course Content

  • Introduction to the PMI-ACP Exam
    • Recognizing key Agile developments and definitions
    • Applying the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto
    • Mapping tools, techniques, knowledge and skills to PMI's six domains of Agile development
  • Implementing Value-Driven Delivery
    • Focusing on business value
    • Defining and prioritizing features in terms of user and stakeholder value
    • Leveraging rapid feedback cycles
    • Ensuring progressive elaboration of requirements
    • Identifying Minimally Marketable Features for release planning
    • Sharpening the requirements definition by agreeing on the Definition of Done
  • Maintaining Stakeholder Engagement
    • Engaging empowered business stakeholders
    • Identifying stakeholders and their concerns
    • Promoting effective collaboration and participation
    • Communicating progress to help the organization make informed decisions
    • Enabling knowledge sharing
    • Building trust and managing expectations through shared success criteria
  • Boosting Team Performance Practices
    • Forming cross-functional teams
    • Establishing collaborative behaviors through group decision-making
    • Empowering teams to self-organize
    • Encouraging teams to estimate and track project progress
    • Creating safe environments for experimentation
    • Developing high performance teams
    • Raising productivity by eliminating waste
    • Coaching styles that foster skill enhancement
  • Implementing Adaptive Planning
    • Planning at multiple levels
    • Applying rolling wave planning
    • Leveraging progressive elaboration
    • Employing empirical planning
    • Balancing priorities and team capabilities
    • Coaching the team to adjust cadences based on situational awareness
    • Applying Agile Earned Value Measurement (EVM)
    • Refining estimate ranges to reflect uncertainty
    • Capturing measures of accepted work delivered in a specified time frame
    • Controlling costs through quantitative measures
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
    • Recognizing and mitigating risks
    • Time Boxing to focus on immediate issues
    • Engaging the team proactively to identify risks and create mitigation strategies
    • Ensuring impediments are resolved and stakeholder expectations are adjusted
    • Communicating risks and impediments
    • Maintaining visibility with burndown charts, value stream mapping and Kanban boards
    • Managing features and technical issues with Backlog
  • Facilitating Continuous Improvement
    • Tailoring the process
    • Conducting retrospectives to improve the team's behavior
    • Experimenting with new techniques and process ideas
    • Evaluating work efficiency
    • Removing nonvalue-adding processes
    • Reducing Work In Progress (WIP)
  • Preparing to Pass the Exam
    • Defining your exam preparation strategy
    • Gaining insight into the exam format and process
    • Applying proven tips for exam success
    • Optimizing your study time and focus


The cost of this training course is $1200 per delegate, which covers tuition, lunch and refreshments during the day.

Early bird discounts are available.

In-house Training

Formatech can provide you with a customised training solution that meets the learning and development needs of your staff. This training program can be delivered as in-house training for your team, anywhere in the region.

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Formatech - Project Management, IT, and Business & Management Training

Founded in 1995, Formatech is a Prominent Learning Center offering Information technology trainings, Project and Process Management Workshops as well as Business Competency Based Workshops.Located in Lebanon (Beirut & Antelias), UAE (Dubai) and Iraq (Erbil). Formatech has been serving all...

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