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Now Offered Online or In-Person!

We Guarantee You Will Become a PMI Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP)

Our Live PMI-ACP classes are taught by expert instructors, who also bring their real-world and relevant experience to the students. Attend our live classes in person, or from the convenience of your computer!

  • Exam pass guarantee included
  • Taught live by expert Agile training instructors
  • Attend a classroom course, or access a live online class from any computer
  • Includes all materials, exam prep portal, and PMI contact hours

Contact Hours and PDUs Included with Class

21 PMI Contact Hours for PMI-ACP exam, and 21 PDU Credits

Current PMI-ACP Exam Pass Rate

97% First Time Pass

"I took and passed the PMI-ACP exam last Thursday. .. The class materials- along with the awesome instructor- definitely prepared me for the exam." Ron Foraugh, PMI-ACP, USA

A PMI-ACP Class Curriculum Focused on Learning Popular Agile Methodologies

Agile Class Curriculum

Built around accelerated learning techniques and carefully designed learning materials, this intense, focused PMI-ACP training delivers a passing PMI-ACP® Exam score on your very first try. Our PMI-ACP class curriculum will educate you on Agile methodologies and prepare you to take the PMI-ACP exam:

An Introduction to Agile Project Management

What is Agile?
Why is Agile Effective?
The Agile Manifesto
About Agile Principles and how they relate to project management
The Benefits of Agile
Class Exercise

Forming the Agile Team

Agile Team Roles and Responsibilities
Team Expectations
Self Organization
Team Communication

The Agile Coach

Role of the Agile Coach / Agile PM
All About Agile Project Management
Effectively Working with Agile Teams
The PMI Code of Ethics

Agile Planning

Agile Project Planning
The 5 Levels of Agile Planning
Product Vision
The Product Roadmap
Class Exercise

How to Focus on the Customer

Involving the Customer
User Roles
How to Create and Use Personas
Class Exercise

Creating and Maintaining the Product Backlog

All About the Product Backlog
All About User Stories
The INVEST Model
Agile Acceptance Criteria
Foundational Stories
Agile Constraints
Class Exercise

Prioritizing the Product Backlog

Agile Prioritization Themes
All About the Decision Matrix
About Kano Analysis
How to Prevent Fire Alarms
Continuous Prioritization in Agile
Class Exercise

Agile Estimating

Relative vs. Actual Estimating in Agile
An Introduction to Story Points
Using Story Points in your Project
"Planning Poker"
Class Exercise

Agile Release Planning

All About Releases
Schedule Based vs. Feature Based Planning
How to Build the Release Plan
Class Exercise

All About User Stories

How to get to the details
Documentation methods for collecting details
Establishing a consistent approach to grooming and product backlog review

Iteration Planning and Execution

All about Capacity
How to Engage the Team
Planning the Iteration
Executing the Iteration
Daily Scrum and Stand-up
The Scrum of Scrums
Iteration Review
How to Demonstrate Working Software
Class Exercise

Measuring and Communicating Progress

Scrum of Scrums
All about Taskboards
Story and Task cards
Agile Metrics
The Burndown and Burnup Charts
Cumulative Features Diagrams
Agile Earned Value Management (EVM)
Agile Tools


The Elements of a Retrospective
How to Facilitate Retrospectives
Tips for effective Retrospectives
A Review of Empirical Process Control

Advanced Agile Concepts

User stories with affinity sizing
Mapping User Stories
Tailoring Processes
Introduction to Kanban
Mapping the Value Stream
All about Monte Carlo simulations

Adopting Agile Project Management

Overview of the Agile Process
How to Overcome Resistance and Get Started
Agile Calendar of Events
Challenges to Agile Adoption
Class Exercise

Preparing for the PMI-ACP Certification Exam

Completing your PMI-ACP application
How to schedule your exam
PMI-ACP exam day expectations
Review each section of the exam
Review of PMI-ACP practice questions

Included with every class:

  • Class taught by PMI R.E.P.
  • All study materials
  • Online practice exam portal
  • 21 PMI Contact Hours and PDU Credits
  • One-on-one access to instructor
  • PMI exam application assistance
  • 100% exam pass guarantee

PMI-ACP Online Classes Taught by Veteran Instructors

About the Instructors

Mark Arntz (CSM, PMP, PMI-ACP)

Instructor Mark Arntz is a veteran instructor and accomplished Agile practitioner with over 22 years of experience in the field of information systems development and support. Aside from being an agile certified practitioner (PMI-ACP), Mark is also a certified project management professional (PMP), Six Sigma Green Belt, and Certified ScrumMaster (CSM).


Mark is an IT industry professional who has seen it all, with deep experience in project management, managing large software systems, application development, business analysis, and much more. Mark is an avid supporter of applying Agile principles to project management, and has deep experience in coordinating Agile teams in distributed environments.

Bill Gaiennie (CSM, PMI-ACP)

Bill Gaiennie is a highly experienced Agile trainer, Coach, Consultant and practitioner. He has led teams in a wide array of management and methodology based initiatives, and is a dedicated instructor devoted to sharing his experiences with others. Bill has worked with a list of national and international clients on Agile rollouts and implementations.


Bill's vast experience both operationally and in the classroom make him an exceptional instructor. Some of the companies include: BNY Mellon, Department of Veterans Affairs, Bureau of National Affairs, Delta Dental, Wal-Mart, SUPERVALUE, Barnes & Noble and many others. His list of employers includes Kronos, Caribou Industries, CRS Retail Systems, Rare Medium Corporation, and eAgency Corporation.

Angela Johnson (PMP, PMI-ACP, CST)

Angela Johnson is an Agile Mentor and Coach, Scrum Master, Trainer and Project Manager. Angela began her education at Hamline University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Management. She then received a Master of Business Communication degree from the University of St. Thomas.


Angela is a Certified Scrum Professional, Scrum Developer, Scrum Product Owner, ScrumMaster, and Project Management Professional. An active and contributing member to both PMI and the Scrum Alliance, Angela facilitates the Agile Local Interest Group for PMI – Minnesota and regularly contributes to the MN Scrum Experience Group. She has trained over 750 people in 7 years and teaches courses for ASPE including Agile Project Management, Agile Boot Camp, and Agile Requirements.

Bryan Tew (PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, MBA)

Bryan is a seasoned Agile Trainer and Coach specializing in the practical implementation of Agile methods and practices within all types of IT organizations. He brings a balance of business, management and technical perspectives to his clients with a focus on how to achieve immediate gains in productivity, efficiency, visibility and quality through the proper use of Agile techniques.


Prior to becoming an Agile instructor and coach, Bryan has served in critical team roles as a Scrum Master, Program Manager, and Director for high volume commercial websites.

Enroll online or Call 1-800-581-9819 to Register by Phone

1. Enroll in a Live PMI-ACP Class

  • Classes taught by PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.)
  • Flexible dates and times available
  • We guarantee the lowest price possible for all courses
  • Group rates and private classes available

2. Attend Live Classes In-Person or from Your Computer

  • Attend class, ask questions, and prepare for your PMI-ACP exam
  • One-on-one Instructor guidance available for all students
  • TrainAgile Practice Exam system included free with class
  • All PMI-ACP course materials included with class enrollment
  • Class Schedule and Pricing

3. Pass the PMI-ACP Exam, Guaranteed

  • Take the PMI-ACP exam and pass. Guaranteed.
  • 21 Contact Hours included with every course (required by PMI for exam)
  • Assistance provided with PMI exam application (even if audited)
  • PDU credits included with every course, to maintain your future PMI-ACP certification

Taking a PMI-ACP Class from Your Computer

Live Online Class Requirements

Attending a PMI-ACP class from your computer requires the following:

  • Computer with Internet access
  • Web browser with standard features