• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Agile projects use many of the tools and techniques from lean project management in order to ensure that processes are as efficient as possible. Agile tools are often simple and highly visual, where a colocated team can easily access them. In this course you'll learn about key exam concepts such a muda or waste, the Kanban system, process efficiency, Little's Law and the product vision. This course also introduces you to the benefits of colocated Agile teams, including osmotic learning and communication. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Learning Objectives

Agile Key Exam Concepts

  • recognize examples of waste
  • identify characteristics of the Kanban Pull system
  • describe features of Kanban boards
  • identify characteristics of lead time and cycle time
  • recognize the formula for calculating process cycle efficiency (PCE) and the relationship between the formula variables
  • recognize how the Little's Law formula is applied
  • recognize attributes of a product vision box and an elevator test statement
  • recognize characteristics of an Agile team's physical space
  • demonstrate your understanding of key Agile concepts

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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