Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Preparation

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Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Preparation


The project management domain has been evolving over recent years, with agile methods and practices become increasingly popular as organisations seek to respond faster and more effectively to ever-increasing change initiatives.

Our PMI Agile Certified Practitioner course provides the necessary study and preparation required to obtain the globally recognized Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® and enable the fast pace of change and empowerment that is integral to agile.

The purpose of this certification program is to build a comprehensive knowledge base of agile best practices, to enable project managers and team members to apply the tools and techniques when working within an agile environment, with a goal of obtaining a professional certification credential of the highest calibre.

About this Course

Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes

This course prepares participants to undertake and pass the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Examination and, on successful completion, it will enable participants to:

  • Adopt agile best practices to effectively deliver project benefits
  • Describe in detail the agile principles and mindset
  • Understand value driven incremental delivery processes
  • Effectively engage stakeholders throughout the project life cycle
  • Develop a high performing team
  • Adaptively plan as the project progresses through the life cycle
  • Identify and resolve threats and issues
  • Leverage learnings to encourage and promote continuous improvement
  • Use a broad range of agile methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD)

Understand the requirements of the certification application process and fully prepare for the PMI’s Agile Practitioner Certification and exam process.

How this Course is Delivered

Key Topics

The course covers the seven domains as detailed in PMI’s exam content outline, as follows:

  • Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Team Performance
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Continuous Improvement

The course also includes the practical application of agile tools and techniques associated with: agile analysis and design; estimating; communications; interpersonal skills; metrics; planning, monitoring and adapting; process improvement; product quality; risk management and value-based prioritisation.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PM-Partners is a member of PMI’s R.E.P. Program and PMI does not specifically endorse, approve, or warrant R.E.P.’s products, courses, publications, or services.

Outcomes and Certification

Certification Exam

This certification exam is computer-based, is 3-hours in duration and comprises of 120 multiple-choice questions.

This qualification is valid for 3 years and certification holders must earn 30 Professional Development Units (PDUs) in agile topics within a 3-year cycle to actively maintain their certification.

Course Prerequisites


Participants should have gained:

  • 2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams. A current Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Program Management Professional (PgMP)® will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP.
  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies. This requirement is in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience.
  • 21 contact hours of training in agile practices.

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Where is the training venue located?

Sydney courses are held at 45 Clarence Street, Sydney.

Melbourne courses are held at 500 Collins Street, Melbourne.

Canberra courses are held at 15 Moore Street, Canberra.

I require an invoice before payment is processed – can I still book this course online?

Yes. Simply select ‘invoice’ from the payment options during the checkout process and one of our consultants will be in contact to organise payment.

Is this a certified course?

No. This course is a preparation course only. At the conclusion of this course, participants will register through the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to undertake the relevant examination at an additional cost.

However, you do receive a Completion Certificate from PM-Partners group stating that you have undertaken 21 contact hours of education. This will provide the prerequisite project management education needed to sit either the PMI-ACP certification.

Course Dates


There are currently no dates scheduled. Please contact us today for future availability.



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