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PMI-ACP® Certification Preparation

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The Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® according to the standards of the Project Management Institute (PMI) is one of the world's most recognized certificates for agile project management. In addition to effectively preparing you for the exam, the preparation course is designed to teach you the principles and practices of agile, including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP (eXtreme Programming), Lean and SAFe. After completion of this training, you will have the required 21 contact hours for taking the exam.

This course is compliant with both the 'PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Content Outline' and 'A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge' (PMBOK® Guide).

What you can expect

  • Overview of the certification process (requirements, registration, examination, etc.)
  • Working through the "Tasks, Tools, Techniques, Knowledge and Skills" according to the PMI-ACP® Examination Content Outline
  • Practicing and training by working through simulated exam modules
  • Planning of individual exam preparation
  • Developing a personal exam strategy
  • Tips and tricks for the certification exam

Included in this training

  • "PMI-ACP® EXAM PREP - A Course in a Book for Passing the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Exam

Requirements for the PMI-ACP® exam

  • Secondary degree
  • 21 contact hours of training in agile practices
  • 12 months of general project experience within the last 5 years.
    A current PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP®.
  • 8 months of agile project experience within the last 3 years


Registration for the PMI-ACP® exam takes place online via the PMI website. We explain the registration process and the examination procedure in detail during the seminar. You can either take an online or (Pearson Vue) center-based exam. The exam consists of 120 multiple-choice questions and lasts 3 hours. The official exam language is English.

The exam fee is not included in the preparation course and is paid directly to PMI.

Target group

  • Experienced project managers who intend to prepare for PMI-ACP® certification
  • Anyone who wants to learn the principles and practices of agile

PMI - Project Management Institute

PMI is the world's largest non-profit organisation for project, program and portfolio management with an international network of over 2.9 million professionals. next level is Authorized Training Partner (ATP), co-operates with various PMI® chapters and offers a variety of support services for your PMI® certification.

The PMI authorized training partner logo is a registered trade mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Walter Sedlacek
Managing Director next level consulting APAC
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