Rice University has partnered with the International Institute for Learning Inc. (IIL), a leading provider of training and course development in Project, Program and Portfolio Management, to bring you online continuing education programs that help you prepare for PMI certification exams. The online format allows you to train when you want and where you want — at your own pace.
In today’s world of fast paced technology, continually changing requirements and project scope, the need for Agile Project Management has greatly increased. Responding to the demand caused by rapidly evolving technology, Rice University partnered with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to offer Agile Project Management courses to help you earn the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification. This certification is where Project Management and Agile Practices meet.
|Prep Course for PMIs Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam||International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL)||On-demand, Online||Access for 180 days after purchase|
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2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams. A current PMP® or 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
This course is designed for anyone currently working on Agile-based projects and with wider project experience who wants to become PMI-ACP certified.
An Introduction to Agile and Implementing Agile
Agile Tools and Techniques Related to PM “Hard Skills”
Agile Tools and Techniques Related to PM “Soft Skills”
Core Agile Tools and Techniques
Value-Based Agile Tools and Techniques
Agile Knowledge and Skills
Exam Preparation and Course Closure
In this course, you will compare and contrast the Agile approach to the continuum of more traditional software development approaches. You will learn to apply selected Agile practices to specific software development situations and how to implement selected Agile leadership principles that enable an Agile approach to project management.
Solution-focused Agile Development Practices (Requirements, Analysis, and Design)
Product-focused Agile Development Practices (Development, Testing & Deployment)
Process-focused Agile Development Practices (Agility and Project management)
Implementing Agile Development
Recap and Closing
This course will provide guidance on how Agile can be used beyond software development projects, including how it differs from traditional project management. The course also will provide an overview of the Agile Scrum framework, which is one of the most popular Agile methodologies used.
Requirements and Product Definition
Running a Sprint