In the competitive job market, a little edge you retain can be counted for you. As an Agile professional who is willing to move toward project management, one such edge is the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification (PMI-ACP®).
What is the PMI-ACP®?
PMI-ACP®, a globally recognized and respected certification in the field of Agile project management. The certification is offered by the Project Management Institute, which is recognized as the world’s leading professional association for the program, project and portfolio management. Recruiters and employers value the PMI-ACP® certification as it validates the individual’s knowledge and experience in Agile project management.
Reasons to take the PMI-ACP
The PMI-ACP® certification is not designed for Agile beginners. In order to take the certification, one must have extensive knowledge and training in Agile project management. Therefore, the candidate who fulfills the criteria will familiar with the use of Agile methodology to manage projects, or will be a part of Agile projects previously. Though the work experience on Agile project is must, you do not require to hold the job title of project manager.
That being said, if at least one of the following three reasons is applicable to you, the PMI-ACP® may be the ultimate career choice you can make right now:
- Credibility: For any professional with the knowledge and experience in Agile, the PMI-ACP® certification provides the confirmation of a neutral third party, adding credibility to the claims you make on a job application or a resume.
- Expanded knowledge: For professional who is seeking career advancement in the field of Agile, the training and experience is necessary to pass the PMI-ACP® certification exam can do wonders for developing understanding and knowledge of how Agile is applied and practiced.
- Practical Demonstration: In a circumstance where you find yourself ready to take more challenges in your current firm, but higher management is slow to make a decision, getting PMI-ACP® certified could be just what is needed to present your level of knowledge and experience, and therefore your eligibility for that new position.
The best way to prep and pass the certification exam is to take a prep bootcamp. At MSys Training, we offer three different options to prepare for the PMI-ACP exam:
- Online Self-learning
- Instructor-led Online Classroom
- Instructor-led Classroom
Select the most suitable option that fits your professional routine!