PMI Agile Certified Practitoner (ACP)® is a globally recognized and one of the fastest growing project management certification offered by the Project Management Institute(PMI) to the professionals who are running projects using various agile principles, practices, tools, and techniques. PMI Agile certification is in high demand because of the increased usage of Agile methodologies incorporate.
Application Submission: You have 90 days to submit the PMI ACP® Certification application once you have started it.
Application Completeness Review: 10 days (when submitted online).
Applicant Payment Process: You cannot schedule the PMI Agile Certification exam until you submit payment of the certification fees.
Audit Process: If your PMI® Agile Certification application is selected for an audit then you will be given 90 days to submit your audit material with PMI®. PMI® completes the audit process in 5-7 days.
Multiple Choice Examination Eligibility: You can take the exam within 1 year from the date of acceptance of the application. You can take up to a maximum of 3 attempts during the duration of 1 year.
Certification Cycle: This begins on the day you pass your exam.
Certification Maintenance: You are required to earn and report 30 Professional Development Units (PDU) within this 3-year cycle.
Certification Renewal: You can complete this by gaining and reporting 30 PDU plus the certification renewal fee.
Certification Suspension: This occurs on the third anniversary of the day you passed the exam if you do not fulfill the CCR requirement.
Certification Expiration: Your certification expires if you do not fulfill the CCR requirement towards certification maintenance. If you wish to hold the certification again you need to reapply.
|A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent)|
General Project Experience
2,000 hours (12 months) working with project teams. This experience must have been earned in the last 5 years
Agile Project Experience
1,500 hours (8 months) working with project teams using agile methodologies. This experience must have been earned in the last 3 years. These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in general project experience.
Training in Agile Practices
21 contact hours. These hours must have been earned in agile practices (This course takes care of this requirement)
Test knowledge of Agile fundamentals and ability to apply that to the basic projects
30 PDUs every 3 years in Agile project management
The PMI ACP® certification exam is comprised of 120 multiple-choice questions out of which 20 questions are for the pretest which are placed randomly. The time allotted for this exam is 3 Hours. The split of exam across domains is as below:
|Domain I||Agile Principles and Mindset||16 %|
|Domain II||Value Driven Delivery||20 %|
|Domain III||Stakeholder Engagement||17 %|
|Domain IV||Team Performance||16 %|
|Domain V||Adaptive Planning||12%|
|Domain VI||Problem Detection and Resolution||10 %|
|Domain VII||Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)||9 %|
|Exam Administration Type||PMI® Member Status||US Dollars|
|Computer-based testing (CBT)||Member||$435|
|Computer-based testing (CBT)||Non-Member||$495|
|Paper-based testing (PBT)||Member||$385|
|Paper-based testing (PBT)||Non-Member||$445|
|Re-exam – CBT||Member||$335|
|Re-exam – CBT||Non-Member||$395|
|Re-exam – PBT||Member||$285|
|Re-exam – PBT||Non-Member||$345|
|CCR certification Renewal||Member||$60|
|CCR certification Renewal||Non-Member||$150|
In case any of the above reasons resonate with your thought process, we recommend that you start with the PMI-ACP free sample questions.
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
Start your preparation today by checking your current level of understanding, appear in free practice questions.
You can check these books for reference – PMI ACP Exam by Mike Griffiths and The PMI ACP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, Iteration 2 by Andy Crowe
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