Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® - Only 3 Days

Four reasons why you should sit your PMI-ACP® course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your PMI-ACP course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass the PMI-ACP exam first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 65.217 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 65.217 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.56% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"Great experience - it makes you focus on material/knowledge that matters for your exam."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (23.5.2016 to 25.5.2016)

"I benefited from the experienced trainer, who delivered information in an easy and understandable way and gave useful examples."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (23.5.2016 to 25.5.2016)

"We had a well-experienced trainer who gave a complete insight into methodologies and practices. The organisation of the accommodation and registration was perfect. Thanks."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (23.5.2016 to 25.5.2016)

"Very good, focused on theory and exam as well as on practice in general and all questions were answered perfectly."
Karel Gajdicka, MIS. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (14.11.2016 to 16.11.2016)

"Overall good course with a good instructor with an interesting sense of humour."
Bahtier Shahodjaev, NTT Data - QA Client. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (13.1.2016 to 15.1.2016)

"Very comprehensive agile course. Has given me lots of ideas on how to improve in our workplace."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (5.10.2015 to 7.10.2015)

"For me being away from distraction and spending focused periods of time on the subject matter, is far better than free form or self paced learning. It has proved successful for me in the past and I will be returning."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (5.10.2015 to 7.10.2015)

"Good experience overall. Dedicated instructor, providing a good level of tuition. Sufficient facilities in place to encourage efficient study. I'd be happy to recommend Firebrand & this particular course going forward!"
Waqar Ahmed, IBM. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (10.8.2015 to 12.8.2015)

"Very informative, very intense - great if you're short on time and need to get up to speed quickly."
Lauren Hill. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (10.8.2015 to 12.8.2015)

"- solid material - good discussions - good trainer"
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"The course is intensive but gets you certified quickly. Very good!"
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"- great content - informed teacher (great delivery, good jokes) - would have liked another day or so of training - great service (accomodator) - great location & environment"
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"Firebrand gave me the confidence and knowledge I needed to take on a certification which otherwise would have taken weeks, in a couple of days."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"* Covered more than just coursework material * Took time to explain concepts with good examples"
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"I had a very good experience going through the course & getting prepaired for taking the exam."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"Pashori Lal as PMI-ACP trainer had deep knowledge about the topic and gave a fastpaced walk-through training to enable us to pass the PMI-ACP exam."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"- material covered is detailed - a lot of material covered in short time - great instructor - well informed - good accomodation - to the point"
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"- good, intensive, focused - a lot of material in a short time - useful information - right to the point"
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"Firebrands accelerated learning method enables fast progress in a world where time is becoming scarcer."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

""Firebrand takes you to the certification journey in a systematic way that gives you the confidence to pass the exam""
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"Very intense course -> not for everyone. But very effective. Covers an immense amount of material at a pace that feels reasonable and even has time for questions and discussions. Teaching style is very open & tries to include everyone in the room."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"The overall experience at Firebrand training was good. A lot of topics have been covered in depth with good discussions with the instructor."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (4.5.2015 to 6.5.2015)

"The class itself was really good. Cameron gave us lots of ideas and inspirations. I like the concept of some kind of boot camp in a friendly environment. Organisation was perfect. The training itself I would strongly recommend to my colleagues! "
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® (3 days) (6.5.2014 to 8.5.2014)

"A very good group, homogenous, good level of knowledge. Nice hotel, good food. "
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Program Management Professional (PgMP)® (3 days) (4.10.2017 to 6.10.2017)

"The training is tough and rewarding!"
Saeed Khawaja. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (6.10.2014 to 10.10.2014)

"Face-to-face instruction is vital to my greater understanding of the material and confidence in taking the certification test next week."
Bill Schell, USAF. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (3.7.2017 to 7.7.2017)

"I have attended numerous training courses and this course was one of the best Ive ever been on. From the instructor to the facilities, everything was fantastic. I would definitely recommend Firebrand training to anyone interested. "
T.C. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (24.4.2017 to 28.4.2017)

"Great accommodation, good food, friendly and knowledgeable staff."
Matt Hardy, Intelliqa Limited. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (19.12.2016 to 23.12.2016)

"Highly recommended for compressed boot camp training."
Guch Bhamra, Self Funding. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (19.12.2016 to 23.12.2016)

"The Firebrand set up is a great environment to learn in. The facilities are fantastic."
Nicola Bissett, Perrigo UK . - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (19.12.2016 to 23.12.2016)

"My accelerated course accelerated me into my next assignment as a project manager."
Christer Andersson, CGit AB. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (17.5.2016 to 21.5.2016)

"Inspirational and applicable tools."
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (17.5.2016 to 21.5.2016)

"I am very happy with both organization of Firebrand in terms of course and accommodation. The only thing we had to do was focus on the course the rest was taken care of."
Mark Van Der Meer, Concur. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (27.4.2015 to 1.5.2015)

"Good facilities and knowledgeable lecturing staff, linked to a high standard of accommodation. PMP Course very fast paced and intense"
Kenny Fairholm, HP. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (31.3.2014 to 4.4.2014)

"Highly intensive course, a lot of material covered in a short space of time - come prepared! The entire PMBoK is covered in 3 days plus other, support material. The instruction is complete and comprehensive."
John Thomson, HP. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (31.3.2014 to 4.4.2014)

""Total immersion" and "Failure is not an option": I won't forget the time (and knowledge) I've spent @ Firebrand Well run, well structured way of learning difficult stuff with a knowledgeable and experienced tutor. Great experience, highly recommended!"
Stanford Rusike, Verifone. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® (5 days) (31.3.2014 to 4.4.2014)

"This is my second course at Firebrand. Each time, the instructors have been knowledgeable about the course & more importantly, the exam. I intend to come back & enjoy the single package offered here"
Allan Smillie, Taqa Bratani. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® (5 days) (24.2.2014 to 27.2.2014)

"I am very well prepared for my exam"
Tony Smith, HP. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (13.1.2014 to 17.1.2014)

"The PMP course was extensively covered in a short period of time. The course leader was very knowledgeable and available even outside class hours. Well done"
A.T. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (16.12.2013 to 19.12.2013)

"Firebrandtrainings are perfectly suited to gain a huge amount of theoretical and practical knowledge within a minimal timeframe."
Markus Altmeier . - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (30.9.2013 to 4.10.2013)

"I loved the set up of the course, the enthusiasm of the tutor and the rest of the group. Furthermore the facilities were very conducive for this type of course. "
W.F.. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (30.9.2013 to 4.10.2013)

"Worth the time and money. A pleasant environment with professional, patient tutors, I was well looked after and came away confident of passing my exam. "
Jonathan Prickett, HP. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (22.7.2013 to 25.7.2013)

"I have been preparing to sit my PMP exam for months. This well structured intensive course was just the thing to cement my learning and put me in a good position for the exam."
Chris Leach, Haliburton. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (22.7.2013 to 25.7.2013)

"An intense but well paced course, Excellent instruction!"
Paul Buckley, HP. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (22.7.2013 to 25.7.2013)

"This is my third course I really like the methodology, the instructor is great. This is a complex subject but I love the course with 100% confidence of achieving my score."
Douglas Gigante, Tecnocomp Tecnologia e Servicos. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (22.7.2013 to 25.7.2013)

"Once the course notes / instructor are put into a suitble format i would recommend the course."
andrew craddock, lorza. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (19.11.2012 to 23.11.2012)

"Great experience surrounded by new faces all here for the same courses. It's perfect being removed from regualer distractions. It Allow 110% focus required that would otherwise never have been achived"
Peta Schwenk, Blupeta Consultants Ltd. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® (5 days) (19.11.2012 to 23.11.2012)

"Good place to learn"
Sachin Chavan, PEARSON EDUCATION LTD. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (19.11.2012 to 23.11.2012)

"Instructors at Firebrand are always above the standard of any other training center, and this week was no exception, Very much enjoyed this course."
Scott Bickerton, Activon Projects Limited. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (19.11.2012 to 23.11.2012)

"You never really appreciate project management until you go to Firebrand."
Paschal Anyaibe, halliburton. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Zertifizierung (5 days) (8.10.2012 to 12.10.2012)

Improve your knowledge of agile practices and methodologies, with PMI's globally-recognised ACP certification.

The Agile Certified Practitioner certification proves that you have professional knowledge of agile principles, methodologies and tools. Technology and trends are changing daily - which means we all need to become agile. The need for agile professionals is constantly increasing, so now's the time to prove your agility.

With our official PMI-ACP® certification, you'll be able to:

  • Demonstrate to employers your level of professionalism in Agile practices of project management
  • Increase your skills and understanding in project management tools and techniques
  • Show that you can lead basic Agile project teams
  • Provide a framework for Agile training and professional development initiatives

PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Agile Tools and Techniques

Communications

  • Information radiator
  • Team space
  • Agile tooling
  • Osmotic communications for colocated and/or distributed teams
  • Daily stand-ups

Planning, monitoring and adapting

  • Retrospectives
  • Task/Kanban boards
  • Timeboxing
  • Iteration and release planning
  • WIP limits
  • Burn down/up charts
  • Cummulative flow diagrams
  • Process tail

Agile estimation

  • Relative sizing/story points
  • Wide band Delphi/planning poker
  • Affinity estimating
  • Ideal time

Agile analysis and design

  • Product roadmap
  • User stories/backlog
  • Story maps
  • Progressive elaboration
  • Wireframes
  • Chartering
  • Personas
  • Agile modeling

Product quality

  • Frequent verification and validation
  • Test-driven development/test first development
  • Acceptance test-driven development
  • definition of done
  • continuous integration

Soft skills negotiation

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Collaboration
  • Adaptive leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Servant leadership

Value-based prioritization

  • Return on investment (ROI)/net present value (NPV)/internal rate of return (IRR)
  • Compliance
  • Customer-valued prioritization
  • Minimally marketable feature (MMF)
  • Relative prioritization/ranking

Risk management

  • Risk-adjusted backlog
  • Risk burn down graphs
  • Risk-based spike

Metrics

  • Velocity
  • Cycle time
  • Earned value management (EVM) for Agile projects
  • Escaped defects

Value stream analysis

  • Value stream mapping

Agile Knowledge and Skills

Level 1

  • Active listening
  • Agile Manifesto values and principles
  • Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder values
  • Brainstorming techniques
  • Building empowered teams
  • Coaching and mentoring within teams
  • Communications management
  • Feedback techniques for product
  • Incremental delivery
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Leadership tools and techniques
  • Prioritization
  • Problem-solving strategies, tools and techniques
  • Project and quality standards for Agile projects
  • Stakeholder management
  • Team motivation
  • Time, budget and cost estimation
  • Value-based decomposition and prioritization

Level 2

  • Agile frameworks and terminology
  • Building high-performance teams
  • Business case development
  • Colocation/distributed teams
  • Elements of a project charter for an Agile project
  • Facilitation methods
  • Participatory decision models
  • PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Process analysis techniques
  • Self-assessment
  • Value-based analysis

Level 3

  • Agile contracting methods
  • Agile project accounting principles
  • Applying new Agile practices
  • Compliance
  • Control limits for Agile projects
  • Failure modes and alternatives
  • Globalization, culture and team diversity
  • Innovation games
  • Principles of systems thinking
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Variance and trend analysis
  • Variations in Agile methods and approaches
  • Vendor management

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This accelerated course will prepare you to sit your PMI-ACP® exam; the exam is not included. To sit your PMI-ACP exam you will need to contact PMI or your local Prometric Testing Centre.

The PMI-ACP exam consists of 100 questions. 50% will be based on the Agile tools and techniques module and 50% on the Agile knowledge and skills module which is covered in our curriculum.

As part of PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program, Once you gain your PMI-ACP certification, you'll need to earn 30 PDUs in agile project management every three-years. To learn more about the program, PDUs, how to earn and claim them, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to renew your certification, just give us a call.

PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 0720-880599.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before taking this course, you must have the following experience:

General project experience

  • 2,000 hours working on project teams
  • These hours must be earned within the last 5 years
  • Active PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement

Agile Project Experience

  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies
  • These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in “general project experience”
  • These hours must be earned within the last three years

This Firebrand PMI-ACP® course will fully meet the required 21 hours of training in agile practices (we actually deliver 25 hours) for you to qualify to take the PMI-ACP exam.

PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
PgMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 0720-880599 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

Interested? See prices or call 0720-880599