CollabNet, a Certified Scrum Alliance Registered Education Provider, realizes that many people responsible for implementing Agile practices within their organizations may be interested in receiving both the CSM and PMI ACP certifications. This workshop will help to prepare you for both.

This CollabNet course satisfies the training certification requirements for both the Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).

CSM + PMI ACP Prep Agile Workshop
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On successful completion of this course

On successful completion of this course you will receive:

  • Qualification for ScrumMaster Certification (passing the exam is a required follow-on step for certification).
  • Payment of your first two year membership dues for the Scrum Alliance.
  • 21 PDUs from PMI (Project Management Institute). These PDUs can be used for existing PMI certification (PMI, ACP, CAPM).
  • The full 21 training hours for the PMI/ACP certification as described in the PMI-ACP handbook. This satisfies the Training in Agile Practices requirement described here.
  • Thorough prep for the PMI ACP exam (passing the PMI ACP exam is the follow-on step for the certification).
  • Understanding of the ACP exam structure and scoring and be able to demonstrate passing level knowledge of ACP exam content.
  • Membership in the CollabNet Agile Community.
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Certified ScrumMaster Course (for the CSM certificate)

Through a combination of lecture and hands-on sprint simulation exercises, participants learn Scrum’s primary principles and how to apply the Scrum framework to build a new product. Topics include:

  • The Scrum framework, Scrum meetings, roles and responsibilities
  • Writing User Stories with Clear Acceptance Criteria
  • Agile Planning and Estimation
  • Product Backlog Grooming and Prioritization
  • Release Planning
  • The Definition of Done
  • Dealing with Technical Debt and Impediments
     
Agile Planning and Estimation, Product Backlog Grooming and Prioritization
Agile Risk management, Agile EVM, Crystal, DSDM, FDD, and the Agile Product Manager

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Prep

A combination of lecture and discussion dedicated to the ACP exam content and prep:

  • extreme Programming (XP), Lean Software Development and Kanban
  • Agile Risk management, Agile EVM
  • Crystal, DSDM, FDD, and the Agile Product Manager
  • An Overview of the ACP Exam Structure, Scoring and Strategies for Success
  • A 1 hour Practice Exam
  • Key Resources for Further Study
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Preparing for the course

Regardless of whether you have prior exposure to Scrum, we ask that you review the following material before attending your class (links to this material will also be sent to you upon registration):

Please check our FAQ or contact scrumtraining@collab.net for questions or more information.

CSM + PMI ACP Prepartion workshop from CollabNet

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