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Recommended PMI-ACP Exam Reference Book: PMI-ACP Exam Prep by Mike Griffiths

April 2015 Agile PrepCast Discount Coupon Code – 10% Off Agile PrepCast

The publisher of the Agile PrepCast™ (an exam prep course for the PMI®-ACP certification exam) gives out limited time discount offer for PMI-ACP certification preparation course from time to time. Agile PrepCast will give you the required 21 Contact Hours for PMI-ACP Exam eligibility (plus if you are PMP® certified, you...

PM PrepCast Coupon and PM Exam Simulator Discount

April 2015 PM PrepCast Coupon Discount Gift Certificate

I used the PM PrepCast™ (a downloadable PMP® exam prep course) for the 35 PMP Contact Hours. I passed the PMP exam (PMBOK® Guide 5th Edition) with “proficient” in 4 areas. I would wholeheartedly recommend fellow PMP Certification aspirants to make use of PM PrepCast. The producer of PM PrepCast offers PM PrepCast and...

PMP / PMI-ACP re-certification

When to Renew PMP / PMI-ACP Certification?

This seems a dump question at first glance. The answer is obviously One should renew the PMP® / PMI®-ACP certification when one has accumulated the required number of PDU (60 for PMP; 30 for PMI-ACP) and before the 3-year re-certification period is over. The above is what’s written in the PMP...

PMI-ACP Practice Exams

PMI-ACP Exam Practice Question Review: PMTraining

Taking practice exams is no doubt one of the most effective way to prepare for professional examinations including PMP® Certification and PMI®-ACP Certification. During my PMI-ACP Exam preparation, I have attempted a number of PMI-ACP practice exam questions from a number of sources, among them is the PMI-ACP Exam Practice...

After passing the PMI-ACP exam

After passing the PMI-ACP exam …

[For PMI®-ACP computer based test (CBT)] After 3 hours of finishing and checking the 120 PMI-ACP exam questions with your full attention, you will be presented with a blank screen after clicking the “End Exam” button. Don’t worry, this is just an indication that the PMI server is checking and...

New PMI-ACP Exam 2015

New version of PMI-ACP exam from 15 July 2015

The PMI®-ACP exam will be updated in July 2015 following a large scale Role Delineation Study (RDS) conducted by PMI to keep the exam abreast of the latest development of Agile project management practices. PMI-ACP candidates will be able to sit for the current version of PMI-ACP up to 14 July...

PMI-ACP Exam Last Minute Study Notes

PMI-ACP Exam Last Minute Study Notes

The most important knowledge and facts for the PMI®-ACP Exam are listed below. This post intends to serve as a last minute study notes for PMI-ACP candidates to study right before the PMI-ACP Exam. The notes here are short and concise, with little or no explanations. If you would like...

PMI-ACP Exam Tips

PMI-ACP Exam Tips from the Trenches

I passed the PMI®-ACP exam with “proficient” in all the domains tested. The following are the tips generated from my PMI-ACP experience. It is hoped that these PMI-ACP tips would help PMI-ACP candidates to get several more questions right. Wish you PMI-ACP success! Tips 1 – Look out for “Tricky” Words Since...

PMI-ACP Study Notes - Agile Coaching

PMI-ACP Study Notes – Agile Coaching

[PMI®-ACP Exam Study Notes] Unlike the role of project managers in traditional waterfall project management, Agile managers (e.g. ScrumMaster, Coach, etc.) have the primary role of helping team members to embrace Agile principles and removing obstacles. Ideally, Agile teams are self-organized and self-managing. Agile coaching is therefore an important function for...

PMI-ACP Study Notes - Agile Project Execution

PMI-ACP Study Notes – Agile Project Execution

[PMI®-ACP Exam Study Notes] The distinction between Agile Planning and Agile Project Execution is not clear cut. In fact, for Agile projects, planning is interwoven into the project execution following the plan-do-check-act cycles. Analysis and planning is performed for every iteration and even every day of Agile life. Working with Agile...

PMI-ACP Study notes - Agile Planning

PMI-ACP Study Notes – Agile Planning

[PMI®-ACP Exam Study Notes] After having obtained the project charter, the customer / Product Owner and the team would be engaged in the planning for the Agile project. Agile planning deals with project organization, planning, management, communications and continuous management. Though it is often said that Agile projects emphasis on responding...

Passing the PMI-ACP Exam Audit

My PMI-ACP Audit Completed. Here’s How.

I got selected randomly for the PMI®-ACP Exam Audit. I am the “lucky few” who got selected for both PMP® Audit and PMI-ACP Audit (that’s why I believe the audit selection is completely random). It took me nearly a month to complete the PMI-ACP Audit (delivery time included). The audit...

Recommended PMI-ACP Exam Reference Book: PMI-ACP Exam Prep by Mike Griffiths

Recommended PMI-ACP Book: RMC PMI-ACP Exam Prep by Mike Griffiths

Many PMI®-ACP Aspirants would agree that after reading the PMI-ACP Exam syllabus, one still does not know exactly what would be tested on the actual PMI-ACP Exam and how to prepare for the PMI-ACP Exam. Help is much needed, especially from those who understand the PMI-ACP Exam in details. Luckily,...

PMI-ACP Agile Methods - FDD, DSDM, Crystal Family

PMI-ACP Agile Methods – FDD, DSDM, Crystal Family

[PMI®-ACP Exam Study Notes] Feature-Driven Development (FDD), Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM) and Crystal are other Agile methods mentioned in the PMI-ACP Exam syllabus. This post is about the guidance principles and practices, etc. of FDD, DSDM and Crystal. According to the experiences of PMI-ACP aspirants, these Agile frameworks are seldom tested...

PMI-ACP Exam: Lean Software Development

PMI-ACP Agile Methods – Lean Software Development & Kanban

[PMI®-ACP Exam Study Notes] Lean Software Development has its principles adopted from the Lean Manufacturing Approaches. Lean is not an Agile method in the strictest sense but its values are in close alignment with Agile. This post is about the guidance principles and practices, etc. of Lean Software Development and Kanban. Lean Software...