Agile is a topic of growing importance in Project Management. Agile has always been popular in Manufacturing sector in the form of Lean (Agile) methodologies. There are various certification bodies such as Scrum Alliance, EXIN®. On account of this, PMI (Recent entrant) is also now offering Agile Project Management Certification, Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)®.

There are various Agile methodologies like Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Kanban, Test Driven Development (TDD) etc. The combination of both different agile methodologies is what make Agile implementation very exciting and very effective for the organizations who want to deliver value to their customers. Nucleus Consulting Group takes a comprehensive approach to provide a pathway to Agile Certification. About 95% of our participants end up taking multiple Agile certifications from among the ones provided by EXIN®, Scrum Alliance and PMI®.

 

Benefits of Certification

  • Globally recognized and most respected Project Management Certifications of Agile methodologies.
  • Establish your competency and legitimacy in Agile Project Management and gear up for quick Career Growth along Management Track.
  • Increase you visibility and become recognized within your organization and peer circle and pitch yourself for future Project Manager roles.

 

Agile Certification (EXIN®, Scrum Alliance, PMI®) – Exams

 

Eligibility

General Project Management Experience

  • For EXIN®, any agile practitioner can appear for the certification after mandatory training with an EXIN ATO like Nucleus Consulting Group. 2,000 hours working on project teams in case of PMI®. These hours must be earned within the last 5 years. Note: For those holding a PMP® credential, PMI® has already verified that the candidate has exceeded these requirements. Thus, a PMP® will be accepted to fulfil these requirements. No requirements in case of Scrum Alliance

 

Agile Project Management Experience

  • For EXIN®, any agile practitioner can appear for the certification after mandatory training with an EXIN ATO like Nucleus Consulting Group. 2,000 hours working on project teams in case of PMI®. These hours must be earned within the last 5 years. Note: For those holding a PMP® credential, PMI® has already verified that the candidate has exceeded these requirements. Thus, a PMP® will be accepted to fulfil these requirements. No requirements in case of Scrum Alliance

 

Agile Project Management Experience

  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams. These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in general project management experience. These hours must be earned within the last 2 years.

 

Agile Project Management Training

  • 21 contact hours; hours must be earned in agile project management topics for Scrum Alliance, EXIN®or PMI®.

 

Exam Format:

  • 120 Multiple choice questions (Including 20 Pre-test questions) in case of PMI.
  • 80 Questions in case of ACI®.
  • 40 Questions in case of EXIN® and Scrum Alliance.

 

Exam Fee:

  • $435 (PMI Members), $495 (Non Members) in case of PMI. Test in Prometric Center.
  • 550$ in case of Scrum Alliance. No Fail Test at your own home online.
  • 150$ in case of EXIN®

 

Exam Duration:

  • 3 Hours (In case of PMI®)
  • 2 Hours (In case of ACI®)
  • 1 Hour (In case of Scrum Alliance or EXIN®)

 

Workshop Objective

  • To prepare you for various Agile Certifications using Classroom and Online training
  • To Learn World’s Best Project Management practices based on comprehensive Agile Curriculum which will enable to take up any Agile certification with ease.
  • This Agile workshop is designed to provide the most effective training on project management.
  • The participants of this workshop go through the Online Agile course content before attending the classroom sessions as this leads to more interactive sessions and better learning. Also the participants get better understanding of Agile project management concepts discussed in the classroom by going through the online course content at home. Our Agile training program structure leads to better learning and highly interactive training sessions as per the feedback by our previous participants.

 

Course Content

Module-1: Agile project communications

  • Agile Information radiator
  • Agile Team space
  • Agile tooling
  • Osmotic communications for collocated teams
  • Osmotic communications for distributed teams
  • Agile Daily stand-ups

 

Module-2: Planning, Monitoring and Adopting

  • Agile Retrospectives
  • Agile task and Kanban boards,
  • Agile Time-boxing
  • Agile Iteration and release planning
  • Agile WIP limits
  • Agile Burn down/up charts
  • Agile cumulative flow diagrams
  • Agile process tailoring

 

Module-3: Agile estimation

  • Agile relative sizing/story points
  • Agile wide band Delphi
  • Agile planning poker
  • Agile affinity estimating
  • Agile ideal time
  • Agile process tailoring

 

Module-4: Agile analysis and design

  • Agile product roadmap
  • Agile user stories and backlog
  • Agile story maps
  • Agile progressive elaboration
  • Agile wireframes
  • Agile chartering,
  • Agile personas
  • Agile modeling

 

Module-5: Product quality

  • Agile frequent verification and validation
  • Agenda for the session
  • Agile test first development
  • Agile acceptance test-driven development
  • Agile definition of done
  • Agile continuous integration

 

Module-6: Soft skills negotiation

  • Agile emotional intelligence
  • Agile collaboration
  • Agile adaptive leadership
  • Agile negotiation
  • Agile conflict resolution
  • Agile servant leadership

 

Module-7: Value-based prioritization

  • Agile return on investment (ROI)
  • Agile net present value (NPV)
  • Agile internal rate of return (IRR)
  • Agile compliance
  • Agile customer-valued prioritization
  • Agile minimally marketable feature (MMF)
  • Agile relative prioritization or ranking

 

Module-8: Risk management

  • Agile risk-adjusted backlog
  • Agile risk burn down graphs
  • Agile risk-based spike
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