PMI-ACP Certification Training Course
In the field of project management, PMI-ACP is one of the certifications that is expanding the quickest, and firms are adopting "Agile" to stay competitive in the dynamically shifting market environment. The PMI-ACP programme is a great option if you work in agile teams or your company is embracing agile approaches; Candidates must assess their familiarity with agile methodologies and technologies.

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PMI-ACP Course Overview

In the field of project management, PMI – ACP is one of the certifications that is expanding the quickest, and firms are adopting “Agile” to stay competitive in the dynamically shifting market environment. The PMI-ACP programme is a great option if you work in agile teams or your company is embracing agile approaches; Candidates must assess their familiarity with agile methodologies and technologies.

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques. Show your peers, employers, and stakeholders that your agile knowledge runs deep.

With a global adoption rate of about 95%, the number of organizations that have adopted Agile has grown tremendously in recent years. Due to this rapid acceptance, there is an urgent need for project management professionals that are implementing agile.

Training Features

  • Trainer/Instructor-led Sessions(LVC)
    • Weekday/Weekend Classes: 21 Hours of Online Live Instructor-Led Classes i.e. 7 sessions 0f 3hr each.
    • 4 Mock Tests: Each mock test will have 100 questions. The pattern will be similar to the questions asked in the ACP® examination.
    • 4 Simulated ACP Practice Exams (4 –hours, 200 Questions).
    • 400 Test Questions.
    • 4 Helpful Study guides.
    • 1 Exam Tips.
    • 1 Crossword.
  • Real-life Case Studies
    • Live project based on any of the available use cases, involving the implementation of several PMI-ACP services.
  • Assignments
    • Each session will be followed by practical assignments totalling at least 21 hours in length.
  • Lifetime Access
    • Lifetime access to the Learning Management System (LMS) will be provided. The LMS allows you to see class recordings, reference guide, mock tests and presentations online.
  • 24 x 7 Expert Support
    • A dedicated online support team will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you with any technical issues you may encounter during the course.
  • Certification
    • You will receive a 21 Contact Hours certificate at the conclusion of this course, which is required to apply for the ACP® examination.
  • Forum
    • All of our customers have access to a community forum where they can boost their learning through peer interaction and information sharing.

 The Global Knowledge Report estimates that the average professional makes $112,965 a year. A ACP certification increases salary to $128,767 or about 18% more than the average.

By giving you new learning possibilities, attaining an ACP certification expands your knowledge and career advancement alternatives.

By obtaining an ACP certification, one can grasp standardised processes and improve their project delivery skills. If you have a greater understanding of Agile project management, you will be more productive in finishing work swiftly and effectively.


Course Curriculum

Learning Objectives for PMI-ACP Overview: You will discover everything there is to know about the PMI-ACP exam at the conclusion of this session, including the most recent exam content, eligibility requirements, application procedure, fee schedule, and other pertinent information needed to take and pass the test.

The following is a list of the subjects that will be covered in this module:-

  • Regarding PMI & ACP
  • Exam & Eligibility for ACP
  • Overview of the PMI-ACP Application Process
  • The outline of the Seven Domains
  • The importance of the seven domains’ inquiries
  • Resources & Methods
  • Information & Skills

Learning Objectives for Agile Principles and Mind-set: At the conclusion of this module, you will gain the necessary understanding of Agile Principles, the Agile Manifesto, its core principles, and various approaches to engage in agile thinking.

  • Why Agile?
  • Lean Manifesto
  • Agile Guidelines
  • Agile methods, frameworks, and methodologies
  • Agile Management Complete ACP Mock Exam (LITE)
  • Agile Manifesto Explained
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Principles of Agile Manifesto
  • Applying the Principles of Agile Manifesto
  • Benefits of Agile
  • Project Life Cycle Characteristics
  • Key Takeaways
  • Share project information with stakeholders frequently
  • Agreements to ensure stakeholder involvement
  • Ensure stakeholder’s involvement through working agreements.
  • Identify and engage empowered business stakeholders .
  • Agile Modelling and Agile Chartering.
  • Control stakeholder expectations by establishing a common vision.
  • Manage Stakeholder’s Expectation through shared vision, shared understanding of success criteria, transparency on project status and forecasting.
  • Communication & Knowledge Sharing
  • Why Control stakeholder expectations by establishing a common vision
  • Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing, and Communication.
  • Agile Team Roles
  • Building an Agile Team
  • Characteristics
  • Dreyfus Skill Acquisition Model
  • Team Motivation
  • Empowerment Leadership
  • Training, Coaching & Mentoring
  • Collaborative Team Space
  • Communication and Knowledge Sharing
  • Team Performance Metrics
  • Agile Value Proposition
  • Frequent verification
  • Value Assessment & Economic models
  • EVM for Agile Projects
  • Little’s law
  • Prioritization
  • The minimum marketable product
  • Factoring risk reduction efforts into the product backlog.
  • Agile Tools
  • Agile vs Predictive planning
  • Rolling wave planning and progressive elaboration
  • Analysis and breakdown of values
  • Time boxing
  • Integrated Planning (High Level, Release, and Iteration).
  • Agile Sizing
  • User Stories
  • Tools & Techniques
  • Agile Metrics (Lead Time, Cycle Time, Throughput, Productivity, Defect Rate) 
  • Problem Detection 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Risk Management Life Cycle 
  • Tools & Techniques
  • Problems and their Impact on the Project.
  • Open and safe environment
  • Issues and how they affect the project
  • Flexible Metrics (Lead Time, Cycle time, Throughput, Productivity, Defect Rate)
  • Problem-solving
  • Resolving issues
  • Life Cycle of Risk Management
  • Resources & Methods.
  • Exam Question patterns
  • Study Plan
  • Exam Tips
  • Related Readings.

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Certera’s ACP® course objectives include:

About ACP® The Project Management Institute’s (PMI-ACP)® Agile Certified Practitioner certificate is one of the project management-related credentials that is most in demand worldwide. Through the use of agile tools and processes, the PMI-ACP certification proves a person’s increased professional adaptability while recognizing their skill in applying agile approaches to their projects. Prepare further to succeed in the Project Management Professional certification exam

  • Focus on project benefits in addition to the traditional focus on project outputs
  • Use formal methods and tools to start, plan, carry out, keep track of, and finish a project.
  • Apply Agile knowledge management techniques in a project
  • Recognize the aspects that are both internal and external to the project, such as enterprise environmental factors, process assets, and organizational structures.
  • Gain the ability to apply Agile considerations in real projects, in all the project knowledge areas


  • Secondary education
  • Agile methods training for 21 contact hours
  • one year’s worth of general project experience, including 12 months.
  • Although it is not necessary to have a current PMP® or PgMP® to apply for the PMI-ACP, it will meet this prerequisite.
  • 8 months of experience working on agile projects during the last 3 years
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Training Options

Virtual Classroom

Self Paced

Corporate Training


Anyone considering using an Agile Project Management methodology for software development should take this training course to become an Agile Certified Practitioner. Generally speaking, practitioners who want to: Understand Agile principles, Agile practices, Agile tools and techniques, including Project Managers, Program Managers, Analysts, Developers, Testers, IT Managers/Directors, Software Engineers, Software Architects, Software Managers, Testing Managers, Team Leaders, and Customers.

The PMI-ACP® exam is a computer-based test that is administered in Prometric testing centers. There are 120 multiple-choice questions in the exam, and there is only one right response for each. These questions will be open to you for three hours. Twenty of the 120 questions are pre-test questions. They are scattered throughout the test at random and are utilized for research. The exam scores are not computed while these questions are being reviewed. Only 100 questions will be used to evaluate you.

Certera enables you to learn from a number of project management courses such as PRINCE2®, PMI® – ACP, CSPO® and more. 

  1. Within the last five years, you must have 2000 hours of general project management experience on project teams (an active PMP® or PgMP® will suffice for this prerequisite).
  2. Over the last three years, 1500 hours were spent working with Agile project teams and Agile methodology.
  3.   3. 21 hours of instruction in agile methodologies.

All of our highly qualified trainers are PMI-ACP® credentials holders with at least 15 years of experience training and working in the agile domain. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us.

Yes, there are several free resources that can enable you to learn ACP, What is ACP, ACP Exam Prep, ACP Interview Questions & Answers and more.

You will never miss the ACP classes at Certera! You can choose either of the two options:

  • View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS.
  • You can attend the missed session, in any other live batch.

Once you are certified in ACP, you can work under the following job roles –

  • Project Manager.
  • Agile Manager.
  • Program Manager.
  • Product Manager.
  • Lead Project Supervisor.

No. The PMI ACP exam fee is not included in the course fee. It must be paid by you directly to the Project Management Institute (PMI) for the application and examination.

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I am so glad that I found Certera and decided to take the ACP certification training for my career. It was the best decision I ever made. The instructors were very knowledgeable and made us feel very comfortable every time we had an issue or question. Certera is absolutely the best tailor-made certification course!


I have been looking for a good ACP certification training for a while and I’m so happy that I found Certera. The course is well organized, the instructors are knowledgeable and helpful, the exercises are challenging (but not too difficult), and it’s never boring! After getting through the certification exam with no problem, I can say that it’s 100% worth every penny.

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