The Project Management Institute (PMI) is responsible for the development and administration of the professional certification program known as the Agile Certified Practitioner or PMI-ACP. The Credential is designed to objectively assess professional knowledge of Agile concepts and practices.
Course Objectives and Outcomes
Value of the PMI-ACP®
Getting a PMI-ACP certification is one way of growing as a project management practitioner. It shows employers your level of expertise when it comes to Agile practices.
As more companies embrace Agile approach within their frameworks there is a need for more professionals who are experienced with Agile methodologies and who understand the various frameworks and approaches.
The certification shows that you are experienced in Agile, have the knowledge about Agile techniques and tools, and have the resources to take on any project that’s based on Agile principles.
The certification exam has 120 multiple-choice questions, and you have three hours to complete it. It is closed book.
The exam is not in-class. Each participant who wants to take the exam must submit their application to PMI for approval.
You must submit your application for approval to take the online exam
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If you work on agile teams or if your organization is adopting agile practices, the PMI-ACP is a good choice for you. The PMI-ACP is evidence of your real-world, hands-on experience and skill as part of an agile team.
PMI books are not included. You do not absolutely need them but we strongly recommend that you download a copy of the PMI Agile Practice Guide. It is free for PMI members.