Agile Project Management is rapidly becoming the standard framework for Project Managers from a wide variety of industries ranging from Online Technology, Medical, Government, and Finance.
With the sweeping adoption of Agile Project Management throughout industry, being credentialed with a PMI-ACP confirms the knowledge of agile practices, understanding of the complex principals Agile product development contains, as well as experience with the tools, lingo and techniques required to perform at the highest levels of product management.
Agile Project Management is a fast method of product development where the process is irititive and changes constantly, and where the developers (in the case of software) are responsible for their own product cycles. The key principal is called Scrum, where communication is tasked through quick meetings with product team. In these meetings, or “stand-ups”, the Scrum Master directs fast Question and Answer sessions to ensure everyone is working on schedule and daily objectives are being met. On a Scrum project, there are three roles: product owner, ScrumMaster, and team.
If you work in online technologies and software development. Being credentialed in PMI-ACP provides a wide array of potential opportunities for career growth and salary enhancement. The PMI-ACP credential is especially valuable if you are leading teams of developers or other Project Managers.