PMI-Agile Certified Practicioner (ACP) Formatech
Price: AED 6,000

    Course details

    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). Participants will receive attendance certificates upon the completion of the workshop. Participants will be awarded 21 Contact hours / Professional Development Units (PDU) hours needed to acquire the PMI-ACP® certificate.

    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
      Updated on 07 January, 2020

    About Formatech

    Founded in 1995, Formatech is a Prominent Learning Center offering Information Technology Trainings, Project and Process Management Workshops, Business Competency Based Workshops, and Language Courses. From its main locations in Beirut and Dubai, Formatech has been serving clients in the Middle East and GCC countries and helping them achieve their business results.

    Over the last 21 years, Formatech has provided learning solutions that have helped organizations and individuals achieve business results through customer-focused training programs tailored to meet specific needs. Through Desktop Applications Training, Technical Training, Certification Programs, Business Productivity Solutions, Professional Services and Enterprise Learning Solutions, Formatech provides solutions for complex training needs for small to large businesses as well as individuals seeking to excel in a required field.

    Business and Management Courses

    Formatech comprises a multidisciplinary team of experts that passionately forge tailor-made solutions in Human Resources, Leadership, Customer Service, Sales, and Behavioral Development Programs. Both entities thrive on sharing their experience, know-how and will constantly work in collaboration with your team to understand your business needs.

    Our team will enhance and propel career development, improve performance, productivity, and provide you with the right tools and best practices to ensure compliance with corporate systems and procedures. Each member of our team understands how to get the best from your human capital and align individual employees around a clear, focused strategic direction.

    Project and Process Management Courses

    Formatech holds a pool of project managers and Consultants who earned the official certifications and accreditation from official bodies such as: PMI, APMG, ISACA, ISO, TOGAF, Prince2, Kepner Tregoe..., etc. Our Certified Trainers offer training programs in Project Management, Service Management, IT governance, Quality Management, Business Analysis, Enterprise Architecture, Organization Standardization, etc.

    Those programs will help your employees become more efficient and will equip them with the necessary tools to face the daily challenges that might occur in the constantly evolving business environment. They will also train your employees to establish and refine processes and ensure that an effective follow up on implementation is being conducted.

    Information Technology Courses

    Formatech's Information Technology trainings are delivered by a team of certified training professionals who transfer their experience and knowledge on the latest technologies and applications released by the main technology vendors such as Microsoft. Formatech continuously invests in bringing new training techniques and delivery methods to its classrooms and strives at helping your employees operate, configure, and maintain new technologies which will help your organization get the most value from its investment in an IT solution.

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