PMI ACP | Agile Certified Practitioner
This certification is for those experienced with using agile or working for an organisation that is adopting the agile methodology in their projects.
Agile methods are used in 80% of all development projectsThe use of an agile approach to managing projects has dramatically increased over the last seven years, helping to speed up project time and omit unnecessary stages
The industry standard agile certificationPMI ACP tests a wider spectrum of methodologies than alternative agile qualifications, including Scrum XP Lean and Kanban
Increase productivity and employabilityPMI ACP is the ideal qualification for project managers because it decreases product defects, improving team productivity and increasing delivery of business value
Agile is a topic of growing importance in project management.
Project management practitioners increasingly embrace agile as a technique for managing successful projects.
By successfully completing the Agile Certified Practitioner you’ll be recognised as having expertise in using agile practices in your projects. You’ll show you’ve increased your professional versatility through agile tools and techniques.
With this certification, you’ll demonstrate your experience using agile approaches, have good collaborative skills, eagerly embrace complexity and thrive on rapid response times. These are sought after talents which will prove your skills beyond a good reference.
The ACP carries a higher level of professional credibility too, as it requires a combination of agile training, experience working on agile projects, and examination on agile principles, practices, tools, and techniques.
Certification: PMI ACP
Study time: 30-40 hours
Prerequisites: 2,000 hours or 12 months on project teams in the last five years, plus 1,500 hours or eight months on agile teams in the last three years
Assessment: 1 x 180 minute exam, 120 questions
Resources: Internet access and email
Ideal for: Project managers, project leaders, project directors, practitioners seeking to demonstrate their level of professionalism in agile practice and techniques