Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®)
In the second quarter 2011, PMI began the launch of a new certification, the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)SM
If you use agile practices in your projects, or your organization is adopting agile approaches to project management, the PMI-ACPSM certification may be right for you. The PMI-ACP recognizes knowledge of agile principles, practices and tools and techniques across agile methodologies. The PMI-ACP recognizes knowledge of agile principles, practices and tools and techniques across agile methodologies.
If you want to be one of the first practitioners to earn the new PMI-ACP certification, you'll need to apply to the agile certification pilot program. It's open to any project management practitioner and ends on the 30th of November. You do not need to a be a PMI member to participate. Those that hold and maintain the PMI-ACP credential:
- Demonstrate to employers their level of professionalism in agile practices of project management
- Increase their professional versatility in both Waterfall and agile techniques
- Hold a certification that is more credible than existing entry-level, training or exam-only based offerings
For more information, review the detailed requirements in the PMI-ACP Handbook.