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PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) Exam Prep

Many companies are adopting agile methodologies to increase team performance and improve customer satisfaction. The Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) is the premier agile certification offered by PMI and is expected to become the industry standard certification for agile over the next few years. The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification recognizes your expertise in applying agile principles and techniques in your organization. Earning PMI-ACP® certification shows you have the skills to implement value-driven delivery while facilitating continuous improvement through improved communication and collaboration.


This 3-day PMI-ACP exam prep is designed for anyone who is considering the use of an Agile project management methodology including:

  • Project Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Analysts
  • Developers
  • Testers
  • IT Managers/Directors
  • Software Engineers
  • Software Architects
  • Software Managers
  • Testing Managers
  • Team Leaders


  • Understand Agile principles and practices which will transform team performance and improve customer satisfaction
  • Acquire valuable insights into how you can empower and inspire your team
  • Discover techniques to more actively manage a project’s scope to help better ensure the delivery of the best product possible, even if that differs from what was planned
  • Learn to better know and collaborate with customers for better results
  • Learn the most powerful metrics to employ to ensure that teams continuously improve their development and delivery
  • Avoid the pitfalls many teams fall into when adopting Agile practices
  • Gain powerful insights, techniques and skills to successfully coach a new or existing agile team
  • Arm yourself with the latest industry knowledge on how to manage dynamic projects in the most unforgiving environments
  • Learn why studies have shown Agile teams are significantly happier with their work, and ensure this benefit for your own team
  • Learn Agile principles and practices that transform team performance
  • Coach high-performance teams who deliver results
  • Evaluate how new approaches to manage project scope, schedule, budget and quality are easily improved through effective Agile controls
  • Combine best methods from multiple Agile methodologies
  • Build trust with your team and customers through consistent cadence of “common sense” best practices
  • Learn the most powerful metrics to ensure continuous improvement
  • Avoid the pitfalls many teams fall into when adopting Agile practices
  • Transition from a “Command and Control” leadership style to the more powerful “Servant Leadership” method of management
  • React and respond to change quickly to seize competitive advantage
  • Learn why studies have shown Agile teams are significantly happier with their work, and ensure this benefit for your own team

About the Instructor: Doug Johnson has over 16 years’ experience as a senior project manager for companies such as: Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Chevron Oil Company, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, Ernst & Young, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and Bob Wilson Naval Hospital San Diego. He received his master’s degree in Organizational Leadership specializing in Change Management and Strategic Innovation from Colorado State University. He holds several credentials including: PMP®, ITIL®, LSSGB®, SPHR®, CTT+ ®, PMI-ACP®, CSM® and CSPO®. With more than 33 years of corporate training and management consulting, Doug has successfully developed and delivered PMP®, Agile, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), SQL Server, and ITIL boot camps to over 38,000 students worldwide, representing much of the Fortune 500 companies and all branches of the military.

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