PMI-ACP® Certification Training

Agile Certified Practitioner

To order to instigate a better sense of project management ethics and product development an Agile Foundation Certification will go a long way to implement these policies. It has been noted that project managers who undergo the course can become Agile Certified Practitioners. Now, these practitioners have the authority to implement agile methodologies for efficient deliverables in their organizations. To avail of such a course, one should have at least dedicated 21 hours to the course in order to appear for the PMI-ACP® Certification.


  3890 Ratings

               8542 Participants

Group Discount

Upto 15% OFF

21 contact hours training in Agile practices

Flexible and adaptable training schedules

Professionally certified trainers with vast industry experience

High-quality, approved PMI-ACP® course material with 98.6% pass success rate

PMI-ACP® Training Course

With The PMI-ACP®  Training Course, You Will Learn How To:

  • Get to know the basics of the agile approach and learn agile methodologies as well as models
  • Understand the way of agile project management and the implementation of agile practices
  • Apply principals of scrum management and handle the scrum process already in action
  • Chalk out agile planning and incorporate the initiation and requirement gathering activities.
  • Understand the agile teams and manage team performance
  • Use different tools for stakeholder engagement
  • Ensure delivery of value through every project
  • Master agile for clearing the certification exam

Course Curriculum


Organizations which are having Agile Project Management Practices or those Organizations who are strategically planning to inculcate Agile Project Management practices for their business are recommended to have their resources formally trained to understand and practically implement Agile Practices.In order to have a complete understanding as well as integrities of Agile Project Management Methodology and its nuances to implement it practically PMI® has come up with Agile Certified Practitioner Certification. Uniqueness of ACP® Certification is the right balance between theoretical understanding, practical approach and International standard Methodologies


  • CIO / CTO/Vice President
  • IT Heads / Senior IT Managers
  • Head/GM / AGM Projects
  • Senior Project Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Projects Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Senior Consultants
  • Project /Team Leads /PMO
  • Business Practice Heads
  • Department/ Business Heads
  • Business Analysts

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate needs to hold a secondary degree or higher with *2000 hours (12 months) of general project management experience in the past 5 years and minimum of 1500 hours (8 months) of experience in working on agile projects during the last 3 years in order to be eligible for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Certification.

In addition to the above, 21 contact hours in Agile practices also need to be earned before applying for the certification exam.

* Note: If you are a holder of PMP and/or PgMP credentials, the PMI acknowledges that you have exceeded the project experience requirements and will consider that you have fulfilled the general project experience requirements.

About The Examination

Exam Pattern: The PMI-ACP examination consists of 120 multiple-choice questions out of which 20 questions are considered as pre-test questions and will not be counted in your final score.

Exam Duration: 3 hours

Compilation of questions: You can expect the questions to be divided as below:


Percentage of questions

Agile Principles & Mindset


Value-driven delivery


Stakeholder Engagement


Team Performance


Adaptive Planning


Problem Detection and Resolution


Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)



The PMI-ACP Certification is a prestigious addition to your profile that will prove extremely beneficial in the field of Agile Project Management.

  • Being an Agile Certified Practitioner attests your project management capabilities.
  • The certification improvises your understanding of Agile technologies which in turn reflects in enhanced customer satisfaction and increased team productivity.
  • This course manifests practical techniques for planning and cost estimating for a project in the Agile way.
  • PMI-ACP Certificate holder withdraws a higher salary than that of a non-certified professional.

Read More..

Get in touch

By providing your contact details, you agree to our Privacy policy

Training Options


Instructor-Led Session

  • 3 days Instructor-led Online Training
  • Experienced Subject Matter Experts
  • Approved and Quality Ensured training Material
  • 24*7 leaner assistance and support


Customized to your team's need

  • Blended Learning Delivery Model (Self-Paced E-Learning And/Or Instructor-Led Options)
  • Course, Category, And All-Access Pricing
  • Enterprise-Class Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enhanced Reporting For Individuals And Teams
  • 24x7 Teaching Assistance And Support 

Course Outline

  • Introduction to PMI
  • Certification programs offered by PMI
  • Value of PMI-ACP®
  • PMI-ACP® Certification Cycle
  • PMI-ACP® Eligibility Requirements
  • PMI-ACP® Exam Application
  • PMI-ACP® Exam Pattern
  • PMI-ACP® Exam Blueprint
  • PMI ®Contact Information
  • What is Agility
  • Traditional/Agile Project Management
  • Key Values for Agile Leaders
  • The Agile Triangle
  • Agile Methodologies
  • APM Framework
  • Envision Phase
  • Speculate Phase
  • Explore Phase
  • Adapt Phase
  • Close Phase
  • Time Value of Money
  • Return On Investment (ROI)
  • Present Value (PV), Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Opportunity Cost (OC)
  • Payback Period
  • Prioritization
  • Customer Valued Prioritization
  • Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF)
  • Agile Compliance
  • Business Case Development
  • Agile Chartering
  • Product Roadmap
  • Product Backlog
  • User Story
  • Story Maps
  • Wireframes
  • Personas
  • Agile Modeling
  • Best Practices – Agile Modeling
  • Planning Games / Collaborative Games
  • Estimation
  • Story Points
  • Relative Sizing
  • Theme and Epic
  • Ideal Day, Ideal Time
  • Planning Poker
  • Wide Band Delphi
  • Affinity Estimating
  • Agile Cost Estimation
  • Time-boxing
  • Multiple Levels of Planning
  • Release Planning
  • Iteration Planning
  • Release Plan Vs Iteration Plan
  • Daily Standup
  • Burndown Chart / Burnup Chart
  • Variance and Trend Analysis
  • Cumulative Flow Diagram
  • Agile Task Board
  • Kanban Board
  • WIP Limits
  • Quality in Agile
  • Project and Quality Standard in Agile
  • Agile Testing Quadrants
  • Frequent Verification and Validation
  • Test First Development (TFD) / Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
  • Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Refactoring
  • Definition of Done (DoD)
  • Collection Code Ownership
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Technical Debt
  • Agile Communication
  • Information Radiator
  • Agile Team Space
  • Osmotic Communications
  • Collocated Team
  • Distributed Team
  • Agile Tools
  • Active listening
  • Brainstorming
  • Feedback Methods
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Intelligence Skills Assessment (EISA) Framework
  • Goleman Emotional Intelligence Model
  • Collaboration
  • Agile Leadership
  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Servant Leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Risk as Prioritization Factor
  • Risk Management in Agile
  • Risk-Adjusted Product Backlog
  • Expected Monetary Value
  • Risk Management
  • Risk Burn-down Chart
  • Risk-Based Spike
  • Metrics
  • Velocity
  • Cycle Time
  • Earned Value Management (EVM)
    • Various EVM Terms
    • Earned Value Metrics
    • Measuring Metric
  • Escaped Defects
  • Value and Non-Value
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Waste in Software Development
  • Retrospectives
  • Control limit for agile projects
  • Process Analysis
  • Process improvements
  • Agile failure modes
  • Agile coach failure and success modes
  • Agile Process Tailoring
  • Shu-Ha-Ri
  • Community and Stakeholder Values
  • Building Empowered Teams
  • Building High Performance Team
  • Coaching and Mentoring within Team
  • Coaching at Levels
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Team Motivation
  • Self Assessment
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Problem solving
  • Facilitation method
  • Participatory Decision Models
  • Agile Contracting Methods
  • Vendor Management
  • Globalization, Culture and Team Diversity
  • Principles of System Thinking
  • Incremental Delivery
  • Agile Methods and Approaches
  • Applying New Agile Practices
  • PMI’s code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

Course Advisor

Mr. Nitin Shende PMP® PMI-PBA® Prince2® CSM® ITIL®F QPMP® SSGB®

Sr. Vice President and Head – Project Management Training & Consulting

20+ Years


Nitin Shende is an International Management Consultant, Facilitator, Trainer, and Speaker with specialization in Project, Program Management

  • Member of Subject Matter Expert (SME) Review team and “Final draft Reviewer and Contributor” team for PMBOK® Guide Fifth edition and Fourth edition published worldwide
  • Final Draft Reviewer (Standard Portion) for Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Sixth Edition
  • Final Draft Reviewer (Guide Portion) for Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Sixth Edition
  • SME Reviewer for Organizational Project Management (OPM) Standard
  • Member “Final draft Reviewer and Contributor” team for ( Program management ) PgMP Guide Third edition 2012

Course Reviews


The acronym ACP stands for Agile Certified Practitioner and is provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and therefore this course is coined as PMI-ACP. The ACP certification holds a high-level integrity as it is a power-packed combination of examining Agile fundamentals and tools and agile training working on Agile projects.

Universally recognized, the prestigious PMI-ACP certification enables professionals in attending to the needs of organizations to successfully undertake projects that require the skills of certified Agile practitioners.

Agile development refers to the idea of iterative development where requirement and solutions are delivered through collaborative efforts between cross-functional, self-organizing teams. The ultimate goal of Agile is to enable faster delivery of projects with enhanced quality and greater adaptability to change.

On being a PMI-ACP certified professional, you will gain the extra advantage of delivering projects efficiently using Agile methodologies. You will be acknowledged for your capabilities as an Agile Practitioner and fetch you alluring career opportunities.

Getting PMI-ACP certified increases your ability to utilize the Agile technologies in order to enhance team productivity as well as customer satisfaction.

In order to appear for the PMI-ACP® Certification exam, candidates have to fulfill the following:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or equivalent)
  • *2000 hours (12 months) experience of general project management experience in last five years
  • 1500 hours (8 months) experience in using Agile methodologies in the last three years
  • 21 contact hours in Agile practices

*Note: If you are a holder of PMP and/or PgMP credentials, the PMI acknowledges that you have exceeded the project experience requirements and will consider that you have fulfilled the general project experience requirements.

The cost of this certification depends on your membership status and the examination delivery mode you select. Here are the details:

Exam Type

Membership status

Cost (in Rupees)

Computer-based testing (CBT)



Computer-based testing (CBT)



Paper-based testing (PBT) 



Paper-based testing (PBT) 



The exam consists of 120 multiple choice questions to be answered in 3 hours. Out of the 120 questions, 20 are considered as pre-test questions and will not be counted in your final score. The questions are categorized under the following heads:

  • Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Value-driven Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Team Performance
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Continuous Improvement (process, product, people)

Vinsys is an emerging leader in professional training courses that has gained popularity across the globe due to the learner-centric approach and world-class trainers facilitating in a fully-functional, tech-enabled training environment.

Vinsys has been providing PMI-ACP training in Pune from more than 15 years and has helped many mangers achieve targeted accomplishments in their organizations. With highly interactive, flexible, and well-planned training sessions, Vinsys ensures candidates get optimum knowledge from the trainings while establishing a highly rewarding career path for them.

  • Trained over 600,000 professionals across the globe
  • Highly interactive training sessions
  • Knowledgeable trainers having considerable industry experience
  • Flexible training schedules and highly functional training environments (virtual as well as classroom)
  • Training material curated by subject matter experts
  • 97% success rate in candidates passing in the first attempt
  • Centrally located in the city to enable less commute and save time for study