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PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep

Video Description

The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification is the world’s fastest growing agile certification. This course covers the entire recommended content for this certification. The adoption for agile practices is increasing by each passing day as the organizations around the world have understood the value of implementing agile approach. This recognition of agile has resulted in more demand for the professionals who are well enabled to adopt the agile transition. This preparatory course enables the professionals to demonstrate the agile professional skillset to your peers, stakeholder and employers. The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner course is equally helpful for candidates looking to gain initial familiarity with agile practices as well as experienced professionals already using agile approaches and want to stay relevant in the competitive and professional world. The course is important to demonstrate true leadership ability on fast-paced and iterative projects. Note: PMI, Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMP, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), CAPM, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), PMI-RMP, PMBOK, PgMP, PULSE OF THE PROFESSION, THE PMI TALENT TRIANGLE and The PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Welcome to the Course! 00:00:10
    2. Introduction 00:06:22
    3. Instructor Introduction 00:01:05
  2. Chapter 01 - The Process
    1. The Process 00:00:11
    2. Application Process 00:09:20
    3. ACP Qualifications 00:01:49
    4. Scheduling Your Exam 00:03:06
    5. Rescheduling/Cancelling 00:01:38
    6. Fees 00:01:27
  3. Chapter 02 - The Exam
    1. The Exam 00:00:05
    2. Exam Results 00:00:57
    3. The ACP Exam 00:04:58
    4. Exam Breakdown 00:00:42
    5. Tools and Techniques 50% of Exam Part1 00:02:19
    6. Tools and Techniques 50% of Exam Part2 00:01:12
    7. Knowledge & Skills 50% of Exam 00:00:39
    8. Level 1 (33% of Total Examination Questions) 00:01:45
    9. Level 2 (12% of Total Examination Questions) 00:01:28
    10. Level 3 (5% of Total Examination Questions) 00:01:34
    11. Key Readings 00:02:21
    12. Domain Breakdown 00:01:13
  4. Chapter 03 - Agile Principles & Mindset Part 1
    1. Agile Principles & Mindset 00:00:30
    2. Domain Tasks 00:06:06
    3. PMBOK Guide vs. Agile 00:04:42
    4. Project Life Cycle 00:02:59
    5. Two Types of Agile 00:02:51
    6. The Four Types of Life Cycles Part1 00:04:18
    7. The Four Types of Life Cycles Part2 00:04:17
    8. The Big 3 Life Cycles 00:02:13
    9. The Four Types of Life Cycles Continuum 00:02:48
    10. Strategies to Implement Agile 00:01:13
    11. Agile in Context 00:02:10
    12. Agile Methodologies 00:01:02
    13. Agile is Iterative & Incremental 00:01:38
    14. Iterative & Incremental Approaches 00:01:46
    15. The Effects of WIP & “Best Resourcing” 00:05:23
    16. The History of Agile 00:04:26
    17. The Beginning of Agile 00:01:09
    18. Agile Development Values… 00:04:13
    19. The 12 Principles of Agile Software 00:08:47
    20. The Heartbeat of Agility 00:02:11
    21. Must, Wants & Needs 00:02:05
    22. Scrum Basics Part1 00:04:19
    23. Scrum Basics Part2 00:05:48
    24. Foundation 00:01:25
    25. The Scrum Roles 00:07:54
    26. Team Members 00:02:12
    27. A Product / Project Vision 00:03:26
    28. Product Backlog Part1 00:01:15
    29. Product Backlog Part2 00:03:02
    30. Product Backlog Part3 00:01:26
    31. Scrum 00:10:08
    32. The Daily Sprint Schedule 00:02:11
    33. Sprint Planning Meeting 00:01:37
    34. The Daily Scrum 00:05:03
    35. Iteration-Based vs Flow-Based Agile 00:02:09
    36. Sprint Review 00:01:38
    37. Sprint Retrospective 00:01:47
    38. The Basic Team Board or Scrum Board 00:03:32
    39. Adding Kanban to Scrum 00:01:56
    40. Scrum: Iteration 0 00:01:40
    41. Extreme Programming 00:00:56
    42. Basics Part1 00:00:21
    43. Basics Part2 00:01:39
    44. Core Values 00:01:49
    45. Principles & Practices 00:01:05
    46. Core Practices - Fine Scale Feedback 00:01:07
    47. Fine Scale Feedback - Release Planning 00:01:11
    48. Fine Scale Feedback - Iteration Planning 00:01:28
    49. Test Driven Development 00:02:33
    50. XP Core Practices - Continuous Process 00:02:09
    51. Core Practices - Shared Understanding 00:02:38
    52. Core Practices - Programmer Welfare 00:00:58
    53. The Extreme Programming Workflow 00:01:47
    54. The Basic Steps Part1 00:00:51
    55. The Basic Steps Part2 00:00:22
    56. XP vs. Scrum 00:03:00
    57. Feature-Driven Development (FDD) Part1 00:01:04
    58. Feature-Driven Development (FDD) Part2 00:00:18
    59. 1. Develop Overall Model 00:01:22
    60. 2. Build Feature List 00:00:58
    61. 3. Plan by Feature & 4. Design by Feature 00:01:06
    62. 5. Build by Feature 00:00:38
    63. Feature-Driven Development (FDD) Terms 00:02:06
    64. Scrum vs. FDD 00:01:06
  5. Chapter 03 - Agile Principles & Mindset Part 2
    1. Dynamic Systems Development (DSDM) 00:01:48
    2. Dynamic Systems Development Method 00:00:34
    3. Prerequisites for Using DSDM 00:02:21
    4. DSDM - Atern Philosophy 00:01:27
    5. The Atern Team Model 00:00:56
    6. DSDM Eight Principles 00:00:30
    7. 1. Focus on the Business Need 00:01:02
    8. 2. Deliver on Time 00:00:51
    9. 3. Collaborate 00:01:30
    10. 4. Never Compromise Quality 00:01:29
    11. 5. Build Incrementally from Firm Foundations 00:01:24
    12. 6. Develop Iteratively 00:01:45
    13. 7. Communicate Continuously & Clearly 00:01:40
    14. 8. Demonstrate Control 00:01:49
    15. Crystal Overview 00:00:39
    16. Cockburn Differentiated Between… 00:00:28
    17. Crystal Methods Focus on… 00:00:29
    18. Crystal 00:00:54
    19. Common Crystal 7 Properties 00:01:45
    20. Frequent Delivery 00:00:51
    21. Reflective Improvement 00:00:58
    22. Close or Osmotic Communication 00:00:48
    23. Personal Safety & Focus 00:01:08
    24. Easy Access to Expert Users 00:00:31
    25. Automated Tests, Configuration Management Frequent Integration 00:00:28
    26. Lean Software Development (LSD) 00:07:10
    27. Key Tools & Concepts 00:01:13
    28. Seven Wastes (TIMWOOD) 00:02:22
    29. Kanban Part1 00:02:14
    30. Kanban Part2 00:01:59
    31. Kanban Part3 00:01:07
    32. Kanban Part4 00:00:33
    33. Task/Kanban Board 00:02:14
    34. Five Core Principles of Kanban 00:00:57
    35. Scrum vs. Kanban 00:02:22
    36. Test Your Assumption 00:04:04
    37. Scaling Agile 00:02:26
    38. SAFe 3.0 00:00:34
    39. SAFe Core Values 00:01:33
    40. Level I - Portfolio 00:00:46
    41. Level II - Program 00:03:20
    42. Level III - Team 00:01:17
    43. What is Nexus? 00:01:25
    44. Nexus Consists of…Part1 00:00:48
    45. Nexus Consists of…Part2 00:00:22
    46. Nexus Process Flow Part1 00:01:24
    47. Nexus Process Flow Part2 00:01:07
    48. Nexus Process Flow Part3 00:00:59
    49. Each Retrospective Should… 00:02:18
    50. Refinement Meetings 00:01:00
    51. LeSS 00:00:42
    52. LeSS / Scrum Commonalities 00:01:51
    53. LeSS / Scrum Differences Part1 00:02:06
    54. LeSS / Scrum Differences Part2 00:02:20
    55. Disciplined Agile Development Part1 00:01:05
    56. Disciplined Agile Development Part2 00:00:37
    57. The Backlog Part1 00:01:35
    58. The Backlog Part2 00:00:43
    59. Lifecycle Versions 00:00:58
    60. Roles 00:01:16
    61. DAD vs. Scrum 00:00:58
    62. Disciplined Agile Development 00:00:38
    63. PMOs Part1 00:02:03
    64. PMOs Part2 00:00:45
    65. Differentiation vs. Integration 00:01:29
    66. Organizational Structure Part1 00:01:04
    67. Organizational Structure Part2 00:02:41
  6. Chapter 04 - Value-Driven Delivery
    1. Value-Driven Delivery 00:00:14
    2. Domain Tasks 00:02:39
    3. Value-Driven Delivery (cont.) 00:02:53
    4. Value-Driven Delivery (cont.) 00:03:13
    5. Assessing Value Part1 00:09:16
    6. Assessing Value Part2 00:02:10
    7. Assessing Value Part3 00:00:38
    8. Planning Value 00:00:32
    9. Value Stream Mapping Part1 00:01:44
    10. Value Stream Mapping Part2 00:03:24
    11. Value Stream Mapping Part3 00:01:19
    12. Poppendieck's 7 Lean Wastes Manufacturing to Software 00:03:33
    13. Prioritization 00:02:25
    14. Prioritization (cont.) 00:02:20
    15. Kano Analysis Part1 00:01:52
    16. Kano Analysis Part2 00:02:56
    17. Prioritization (cont.) 00:01:44
    18. A Sample Story Map 00:02:13
    19. Risk 00:02:21
    20. Major Risk Classes 00:04:14
    21. Agile Helps Mitigate Risks Part1 00:03:51
    22. Agile Helps Mitigate Risks Part2 00:03:23
    23. Agile Helps Mitigate Risks Part3 00:00:41
    24. Plan, Do, Check, Act 00:00:56
    25. Expected Monetary Value (EMV) 00:06:33
    26. Decision Tree Analysis Part1 00:03:22
    27. Decision Tree Analysis Part2 00:05:16
    28. EMV 00:01:31
    29. Agile Contracting Part1 00:02:25
    30. Agile Contracting Part2 00:01:28
    31. Agile Contracting Part3 00:00:50
    32. Agile Contracting Part4 00:00:24
    33. Agile Contracting Part5 00:01:25
    34. Agile Contracting Part6 00:01:11
    35. Why not Gantt Charts & other software? 00:01:07
    36. Little’s Law 00:02:26
    37. Demonstrations 00:01:19
    38. Cumulative Cost Curve 00:11:14
    39. In Alphabetical Order 00:04:50
    40. Forecasting - ETC 00:05:43
    41. Forecasting - EAC 00:01:39
    42. Forecasting - TCPI 00:02:14
    43. Burndown Chart Part1 00:01:43
    44. Burndown Chart Part2 00:02:00
    45. Burn Up Chart 00:01:22
    46. Cumulative Flow Diagram 00:00:46
  7. Chapter 05 - Stakeholder Engagement
    1. Stakeholder Engagement 00:00:05
    2. Domain Tasks Part1 00:03:03
    3. Domain Tasks Part2 00:03:00
    4. Who is a Stakeholder? 00:01:50
    5. Stakeholder Engagement (cont.) 00:01:21
    6. Wireframes 00:01:38
    7. Personas Part1 00:01:34
    8. Personas Part2 00:00:53
    9. Persona Example: Frances Miller 00:03:01
    10. User Stories Part1 00:00:53
    11. User Stories Part2 00:00:48
    12. User Story Strengths 00:01:59
    13. User Stories The 3 Cs 00:01:19
    14. You Must INVEST in Your Stories 00:01:42
    15. Given, When, Then 00:01:18
    16. Definition of Done (DoD) 00:00:44
    17. F2F is Best 00:01:54
    18. Information Radiators 00:00:56
    19. Information Radiators Examples 00:00:55
    20. Agile Modeling 00:00:47
    21. The Diagram & The Write Up 00:03:09
    22. Active Listening 00:01:31
    23. Facilitation Methods 00:02:10
    24. Conflict Resolution 00:05:11
    25. Speed B. Leas Conflict Model 00:03:36
    26. Participatory Decision Models 00:01:56
    27. Management vs. Leadership 00:02:17
    28. Servant Leadership 00:00:47
    29. Servant Leader’s Approach to Work 00:01:32
    30. Servant Leaders…Part1 00:01:20
    31. Servant Leaders…Part2 00:00:56
    32. 12 Principles for Leading Agile Projects 00:02:39
  8. Chapter 06 - Boosting Team Performance
    1. Boosting Team Performance 00:00:10
    2. Domain Tasks Part1 00:02:11
    3. Domain Tasks Part2 00:01:26
    4. COCOMO 00:00:49
    5. Weighting Factors for COCOMO Input Variables 00:00:45
    6. Adaptive Leadership 00:01:35
    7. Leadership Styles 00:01:24
    8. Theories of Management Style Part1 00:01:23
    9. Theories of Management Style Part2 00:00:53
    10. Emotional Intelligence 00:04:08
    11. Ability-Based EI Model 00:02:13
    12. Goleman’s Mixed EI Model 00:01:47
    13. Empowered Teams 00:01:17
    14. High-Performance Teams Part1 00:01:04
    15. High-Performance Teams Part2 00:02:00
    16. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team 00:02:10
    17. The Daily Scrum 00:03:15
    18. One-on-One Coaching & Mentoring 00:01:15
    19. Brainstorming Techniques 00:00:46
    20. Green Zone/Red Zone 00:01:12
    21. Other Tools 00:01:11
  9. Chapter 07 - Adaptive Planning
    1. Adaptive Planning 00:00:23
    2. Domain Tasks Part1 00:02:35
    3. Domain Tasks Part2 00:01:49
    4. The Basic Agile Project Planning Process 00:01:56
    5. Adaptive Planning (cont.) 00:01:59
    6. Timeboxing 00:01:29
    7. Progressive Elaboration 00:02:52
    8. Rolling Wave Planning 00:00:43
    9. Process Tailoring 00:01:23
    10. The Agile Pyramid Part1 00:01:19
    11. The Agile Pyramid Part2 00:01:55
    12. The Agile Test Pyramid 00:02:18
    13. Value-Based Analysis 00:00:54
    14. Value-Based Decomposition & Prioritization 00:01:23
    15. Agile Games Part1 00:02:19
    16. Agile Games Part2 00:01:08
    17. Wideband Delphi & Planning Poker 00:02:36
    18. Estimation Part1 00:02:06
    19. Estimation Part2 00:07:05
    20. Time & Cost Estimation 00:03:27
    21. What Causes Project Delays? Part1 00:08:33
    22. What Causes Project Delays? Part2 00:09:02
    23. Planning Differences 00:03:14
  10. Chapter 08 - Problem Detection & Resolution
    1. Problem Detection & Resolution 00:00:12
    2. Domain Tasks 00:02:37
    3. Cycle Time 00:02:11
    4. Cost vs. Value of Change 00:03:03
    5. Escaped Defects 00:01:06
    6. Quality Standards 00:02:41
    7. Failure Modes & Alternatives Part1 00:01:47
    8. Failure Modes & Alternatives Part2 00:00:56
    9. Failure Modes & Alternatives Part3 00:01:51
    10. In Control/Specification Limits 00:02:20
    11. Continuous Integration Part1 00:01:01
    12. Continuous Integration Part2 00:02:58
    13. Risk-Based Spike 00:00:48
    14. Test Driven Development (TDD) 00:01:31
    15. Traditional Coding Model 00:01:08
    16. The TDD Model 00:00:51
    17. Red, Green, Refactor 00:00:31
    18. TDD 00:01:10
    19. Advantages & Disadvantages Part1 00:01:51
    20. Advantages & Disadvantages Part2 00:01:19
    21. Acceptance Test-Driven Development Part1 00:00:36
    22. Acceptance Test-Driven Development Part2 00:00:49
    23. TDD vs. Test 1st 00:01:40
    24. Extreme Programming 00:01:10
    25. Types of Refactoring Part1 00:01:26
    26. Types of Refactoring Part2 00:00:49
    27. Types of Refactoring Part3 00:00:37
    28. Refactoring 00:01:37
    29. Why Refactor? 00:00:32
    30. Problem Solving 00:00:58
    31. Problem Solving - Gather Data 00:03:44
    32. Problem Solving - Generate Insights 00:02:23
    33. 5 Whys 00:00:55
    34. Problem Solving - Decide What to Do 00:01:10
  11. Chapter 09 - Continuous Improvement
    1. Continuous Improvement 00:02:09
    2. Domain Tasks 00:02:52
    3. Retrospectives Are Key 00:00:50
    4. Retrospectives Steps 00:03:54
    5. Pre-Mortem 00:01:17
    6. Pre-Mortem Process 00:01:21
    7. Stacey Complexity Model 00:02:38
    8. Course Closure 00:01:13