PMI-ACP® Certification Prep 3-day Bootcamp


December 10, 2017 Sunday 8:30AM - 5:00 PM

December 16, 2017 Saturday 8:30AM - 5:00 PM

December 17, 2017 Sunday 8:30AM - 5:00 PM



 215 Fourier Ave Suite#140 Fremont 94539

Last date for On-line Registration:  
Early Bird - 11/26/2017
Regular - 12/04/2017


PMI-ACP® Certification Prep 3-day Bootcamp

Are you looking for your next Agile Opportunity, a successful path to Agile transformation of your existing organization or need to climb up the corporate ladder with Agility? Then, here’s your chance to enroll for this course and take the next step. This course is full of group activities that provide hands on exercises on Agile concepts start to finish.


No Prerequisites for BootCamp


There are NO prerequisites to take this boot camp. This course will give you all the information required on Agile concepts that will groom you to face the challenges of the Waterfall world and provide you with requisite solutions.
By earning the PMI-ACP certification, practitioners can:
● Demonstrate to employers their level of professionalism in agile principles, practices, tools and techniques.
● Increase their professional versatility in project management tools and techniques.
● Hold a certification that is more credible than existing offerings based only on exams or training.


Pre-requisites for Certification Exam


● To be eligible for the PMI® Agile certification exam, you must meet the PMI eligibility requirements. The fundamental objective of the course is to prepare students for the PMI Agile Certification Examination.
● Training in agile: 21 contact hours; hours must be earned in agile topics. This prep course provides you with all the required hours.
● More information on PMI website:


Must attend if you are


● In transition or seeking new careers
● A current PMP® and/or CSM credential holders
● A Project / Program Manager chartered to lead agile teams
● A Product Manager working in Agile adopted environment
● A CxO, VP or a Director of Engineering, Operations, or Customer Care
● A Software Developer or a QA Engineer
● An Engineer and Technologist in Software, Hardware or Networking


Course Outline


● Course Overview and Certification Process
● Multiple Practice Exams and Tips
● PMI Ethics and Professional Conduct
● Agile Concepts
● Waterfall vs. The Agile Framework
● Agile with Planning (Scrum, XP)
● Agile with No Planning (Lean, Kanban)
● Agile Framework
○ Product Vision, Mission, Objectives
○ Product Roadmap
○ Product Releases
○ Sprint / Iteration / Kanban
○ Daily Work Cadence




Day 1: Sunday, 12/10/2017
Day 2: Saturday, 12/16/2017
Day 3: Sunday, 12/17/2017
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM: Sign in, Breakfast (Provided)
09:00 AM – 05:00 PM: Class
PDUs: 21 (for existing PMPs)
Contact Hours: 21 (as pre-qualification required for PMI-ACP)


About the Instructor:


Anup Despande 

Anup has been teaching the PMI-ACP® for last several years and all the students who appeared for the exam are certified. His classes at PMI San Francisco chapter as well as PMI Monterey Bay chapter have been greatly successful. He is also associated with UC Berkeley Extension for their Agile Management offerings. He is a Process Consultant for Scaled Agile Framework for the enterprise (SAFe SPC), an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®), a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and a Project Management Professional (PMP®), an Innovation Games® Certified Collaboration Architect (IGCCA), and holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a PG Diploma in Business Management.
Anup currently manages a huge portfolio at a Fortune 200 company in the Fintech domain. He has been instrumental on Agile Transformations at the enterprise level and has over 22 years of worldwide program and project management experience in the Software Development Industry. He has served as Chapter President for PMI® Silicon Valley Chapter in 2012 and currently serves at the Board as a Chief Governance Officer for the PMI San Francisco Bay Area Chapter.



Project Management Education Hours: 

Contact Hours: 21 (as pre-qualification required for PMI-ACP)


Meeting Leader: Sagar Amancherla


Program Agenda:

Please note the door will be locked at 8:25 AM, so plan to arrive early.

08:30 AM - Sign In and Networking

09:00 AM - Workshop Begins

12:00 PM - Lunch Break

12:45 PM - Workshop Resumes

5:00 PM – Adjourn


Continental Breakfast, Coffee, and Lunch will be provided.

Attendees should indicate whether they want a vegetarian meal during the registration.


Plan Ahead Registration:

Early Bird:  PMISV member: $750    Non-PMISV member: $900

Regular:  PMISV member: $900   Non-PMISV member:  $1050

At-the-Door Registration:  No walk-ins allowed. Please register for the course online in advance 


Cancellation Policy:

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members.


  • Cancellation before Early Bird Registration Date: Full refund
  • Cancellation between Early Bird Registration Date and Regular Registration Date: $30 cancellation fee; remaining amount refunded
  • Cancellation after Regular Registration Date and Day before workshop (by 5:00 PM Pacific): 50% refund

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