Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation

PMI-ACP® Exam Prep

Created to improve the software development process, Agile has expanded to other industries and domains.

By earning your PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) designation, you prove you've expanded your project management skills and are able to lead a variety of Agile projects—combining excellent soft skills and a talent for handling complexity. Those with this designation are in high demand across multiple industries.

During this course, students learn the Agile approach to effectively manage a project, team, and stakeholders along with knowledge of agile principles, practices, and tools. Classroom training and practice tests prepare candidates for the PMI-ACP® exam. A study plan and guidance on completing the exam application is included.

Program Overview


PMI-ACP® certification upon successful completion of the industry exam
(see details below)


21 hours over 3 days


PMP certification or the PMP Exam Prep Course
PMI-ACP® Exam Prep 


Certification Exam

The Project Management Institute (PMI) administers the certification exam for this program. The PMI-ACP® exam is a 3-hour, 120-question evaluation of both knowledge and experience. Applicants must apply to the PMI for permission to take the exam. Test takers must complete the following prerequisites:

  • 1,500 hours on agile project teams or with agile methodologies
  • 2,000 hours of general project experience or a PMP® or PgMP® certification
  • 21 hours of training in agile practices (fulfilled by taking this course)

What can I do when I complete the program?

Project managers make salaries between $46,000 and $110,000. Agile project management establishes a framework that affords stakeholders the ability to deliver maximum customer value within established time and cost constraints. Many of today's projects operate in an environment of profound uncertainty. Agile project management techniques can offer a framework to ensure acceptable project outcomes when traditional project management processes break down. Agile project management can deliver maximum value in uncertain problem domains where high quality and speed to market are your primary business drivers.

Potential Careers

  • Project Manager