Jay Nelson is 10+ years of experienced Scrum Master with a demonstrated history of working in the software development industry. He is skilled in agile methodologies including Scrum, XP, Kanban, SAFe, and Lean with a focus of building high performing teams. He is a strong program and project management professional with certifications in SAFe SPC4.6 (Program Consultant), SAFe4.0 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Project Management Professional (PMP). He has also developed the Agile Health App, that provides users, the ability to measure the health of five key areas, tips to discuss, share, and learn for continuous improvement. Recently, Jay reviewed uCertify PMI ACP course and provided the following valuable feedback:

Jay Nelson reviewed uCertify PMI ACP course.

I took uCertify course for the PMI-ACP certification exam prep and I was amazed with the course quality. The course offers labs that provide real world scenarios for the exam preparation. The course also comes with interactive learning tools that keep learners engaged.

I also took the PMI-ACP practice questions in the course to see how close it is to the real exam. I found the course to provide complete coverage of the certification exam objectives. I recommend uCertify to candidates preparing for the PMI-ACP certification.

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Thank you Jay for your feedback. It really feels rewarding when a customer is happy with our course.

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The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® validates your knowledge of agile principles and techniques. It’s no wonder that PMI-ACP® is one of the fastest growing certifications. Organizations that are highly agile and susceptible to market dynamics complete more projects successfully than their slower-moving counterparts. The PMI-ACP covers many approaches to agile including Lean, Scrum, Kanban, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD). This certification increases professionals’ versatility and importance among employers, stakeholders, and peers. Since agile methodologies have shown a whole new way of IT project management, PMI ACP exam preparation has taken a giant leap towards successful agile implementation for project managers and agile developers. Gaining the PMI ACP certification enhances professionals’ adaptability in Agile technologies and increases team productivity and customer satisfaction.

PMI ACP Certification Topics

As per PMI, the following are prerequisites to ACP certification exam:

  • General project experience of 2,000 hours working on teams. A PMP® or PgMP® certification will fulfill this requirement but these certifications are not compulsory to apply for the PMI-ACP.
  • Working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies for 1,500 hours. This prerequisite is in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience.
  • Training in agile practices for 21 contact hours.

Here are the PMI-ACP certification exam domains and their percentage:

Agile Principles and Mindset 16%
Value-Driven Delivery 20%
Stakeholder Engagement 17%
Team Performance 16%
Adaptive Planning 12%
Problem Detection and Resolution10%
Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People) 9%

So, are you eligible for the PMI ACP certification? What are you waiting for? Start your prep today with the hands-on PMI ACP course offered by uCertify.

Elizabeth Harrin is an award-winning project management writer and the creator of “A Girl’s Guide to Project Management.” She is also an active project management professional with more than a decade of experience in financial services and healthcare. She is a Fellow of the Association for Project Management and has authored four books that include “Customer-Centric Project Management“, “Overcoming Impostor Syndrome”, “Social Media For Project Managers,” and “Project Management In The Real World“. Elizabeth has skills in blogging, consultancy, PRINCE2, IT Strategy, IT Management, and more. Currently, she is working as Program Manager in Spire Healthcare Group plc. Recently, Elizabeth reviewed uCertify PMI SP certification course and provided the following valuable feedback:

Elizabeth Harrin uCertify review

The uCertify PMI SP course is comprehensive. This course offers interactive learning resources and practice tests to gauge how much you have learned from the course material.

The uCertify PMI SP course comes with a study planner which provides a realistic way to plan out your studies so that you can cover all the material before the exam. Overall, the course is based on the PMBOK Guide to scheduling. I would recommend it to everyone preparing for the certification exam.

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Thank you Elizabeth for such wonderful feedback. It really feels rewarding when a customer is happy with our course.

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Nonkululeko Mdakana has 2+ years of work experience as System Analyst in Rand Mutual. She has skills and industry knowledge in business analysis, business process design, Agile methodologies, Scrum business analysis, risk management, and more. She has also earned a number of certifications, such as IT Security Foundations: Core Concepts, The Open Group Certified: TOGAF® 9, Certified AgilePM®, Foundation AgilePM® Practitioner, and many more. Recently she had an access to uCertify PMI ACP course and provided following feedback:

Nonkululeko Mdakana’s Feedback On uCertify PMI ACP Course

The PMI ACP Project Management course from uCertify is properly structured and offered more support and practice than I expected. It comes with pre-assessment, lessons, performance labs, practice test, and post assessment and by the time that helped me provide hands-on expertise on exam topics.

What I found unique about the PMI ACP Project Management course is that it is contrary to typical Agile project management courses and is the blend of all Agile methodologies in one course. This gave me a view of how the Agile framework is holistically structured to support the delivery of quality working solutions in any organization. The course setup is exceptional and I recommend it to anyone preparing for PMI ACP certification. I look forward to complete more courses with uCertify.

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Thank you Nonkululeko for your valuable feedback! We are glad that you found our course helpful.

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Want to enhance your career prospects by being a PMI Agile Certified Professional? Then check out Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Study Guide offered by uCertify! The course comes with interactive learning resources and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs provide hands-on learning by simulating real-world, hardware, software, computer programming & command line interface environments. These labs can be mapped to any course, textbook and training material, therefore, adding value and hands-on component to virtually any training. The course covers all the eight project management domains that are Adaptive Planning, Team Performance, Value-driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Agile Principles and Mindset, Problem Detection and Resolution, Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People).


The PMI ACP certification validates your skills in agile principles and agile techniques. Passing this certification highlights and increases your demand at the workplace even more! No doubt the PMI-ACP is one of the fastest growing certifications as the organizations that are highly agile and responsive to market dynamics complete more of their projects successfully than other competitors— 75% versus 56% — as per PMI 2015 Pulse of the Profession report.

Who can apply for ACP certification?

If you work on agile teams or if your organization is adopting agile practices, then being a PMI-ACP certified is a good choice for you. As per PMI, the prerequisites for this certification are:

  • 2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams. A current PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP.

  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies. This requirement is in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience.

  • 21 contact hours of training in agile practices.

So, are you competent to go for PMI ACP certification? Then what are waiting for? Start your certification exam prep today with uCertify!