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PMI-ACP Exam Reference Materials

Exam candidates should be aware that the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) examination is not written according to any single text or singularly supported by any particular reference. PMI does not endorse specific review courses, resources, references or other materials for certification preparation. The references listed below are not inclusive of all resources that may be utilized and should not be interpreted as a guaranteed means of passing the exam. As the PMI-ACP is a competency–based certification which assesses the integrated set of knowledge, skills and abilities as gained from both practical and learned experiences, it should also be noted that the references identified herewith are but one element of a broader set of educational resources and texts that might possibly be utilized for exam study and preparation. This reference list is provided as a courtesy only and for the non-PMI publications on the list PMI does not endorse such publication or warrant the accuracy of the information or opinions contained therein.

Agile Estimating and Planning

Author: Mike Cohn

Publisher: Pearson Education/Addison Wesley Professional

Agile Practice Guide

Publisher: Project Management Institute, Inc.

Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products

Author: Jim Highsmith

Publisher: Pearson Education/Addison Wesley Professional

Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great

Author: Esther Derby, Diana Larsen, Ken Schwaber

Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf

Agile Software Development: The Cooperative Game

Author: Alistair Cockburn

Publisher: Pearson Education

Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition

Author: Lyssa Adkins

Publisher: Pearson Education/Addison Wesley Professional

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme

Author: Robert K. Wysocki

Publisher: Wiley

Exploring Scrum: The Fundamentals

Author: Dan Rawsthorne with Doug Shimp

Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing

Kanban In Action

Author: Marcus Hammarberg, Joakim Sunden

Publisher: Manning Publications

Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business

Author: David J. Anderson

Publisher: Blue Hole Press

Lean-Agile Software Development

Author: Alan Shalloway, Guy Beaver, James R. Trott

Publisher: Pearson Education

User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development

Author: Mike Cohn

Publisher: Pearson Education