PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation Materials & Resources
The Agile Certified Practitioner credential is offered by the Project Management Institute. Agile methodology has long been used in the software industry as a project and software development tool. Today, Agile principles and practices are found in all types of projects in a variety of industries and organizations. The use of agile to manage successful projects has made the PMI-ACP® certification popular.
Agile experience increases your adaptability and shows you have demonstrated real-world agile experience and skills. In response to the growing relevance of agile, the PMI-ACP® credential helps acknowledge that credibility in the marketplace. The credential demonstrates your knowledge and application of agile approaches, tools and techniques.
This certification may be right for you if:
- Your organization is planning to adopt an agile approach.
- You wish to become a more versatile project professional.
- You need to adapt more quickly to basic business needs.
- You want to advance your career.
PMI-ACP® Certification Requirements
To obtain PMI-ACP® certification, an individual must satisfy educational and experiential requirements, agree to and adhere to the Project Management Code of Professional Conduct, and pass the PMI-ACP® certification exam.
|Education Level:||Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent)|
|General Project Experience:||
12 months of general project experience in the last 5 years.
|Agile Project Experience:||
8 months working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies in the last 3 years.
This requirement is in addition to the 12 months of general project experience.
|Training in Agile Practices:||21 contact hours in agile practices|
|Number of Questions:||120 Multiple Choice|
|Maintenance:||30 PDUs/3 CEUs every 3 years in agile principles and practices.|
Applying For the Exam
If you are interested in this certification, review the PMI-ACP® Handbook in detail. The PMI-ACP® Handbook is available in PDF format on the PMI website. To access the application, clicking “PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®)”, you will find a “Apply Now For Your PMI-ACP” purple button graphic on the side of the page.
The exam is made up of 120 multiple-choice questions, with 20 of those questions considered “pretest questions.” Pretest questions don’t affect the score. They are used as an effective and legitimate way to test the validity of future examination questions. The test is 3 hours and you can take it in person or online. Read more about which option is best for you.
The current fees for the examination are as follows:
|Applicant Status||Examination Fees (US Dollars)|
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