Understand that there are many ways to prepare for the ACP exam. Learn about these, and consider which ways are best for you.
- At this point in your career,…you probably already know what type of learner you are.…Personally, I'm a visual and verbal learner,…so classrooms and online learning…work very well for me.…But as the test nears,…I need to shift from this social style…into a solitary phase of learning.…Then, I just take a deep breath and take the exam.…There's no perfect way to prep for a test,…and there are as many ways to prep for an exam…as there are people to take them.…I'm going to share with you what works for me…and what I've heard works for other people.…
What worked for me was immersion.…I spent about four weeks…completely saturating myself in all things Agile.…I was, like you, already working on Agile teams,…but I took this a step further.…I borrowed books and explored…all kinds of resources on the Internet.…Let's just say Google was my best friend.…What's interesting though,…is that while I referenced the book lists…from the PMI website,…I did not read them all cover to cover.…
I read a couple of them completely,…like Agile Estimating and Plannning,…
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- Exam overview
- Exam benefits
- Determining eligibility for the exam
- Navigating the application and audit process
- Reviewing core domain areas
- Reviewing the metrics covered on the exam
- How earned value management applies in agile
- What to expect on test day