PMI Citizen Developer Practitioner

Be the change maker. Build applications to increase efficiency, while mitigating risk.

In this self-paced course, you'll learn how to determine if your problem can be solved using citizen development, effectively brainstorm solutions, evaluate challenges that your app must overcome, gather the data and resources you will need, and bring your project to fruition.

This course consists of 8 modules:

  1. Introduction
    An introduction to the role and responsibilities of the PMI Citizen Developer Practitioner.
  2. Hyper-Agile SDLC
    Develop an understanding of the standard SDLC methods and the additional steps and modifications we use to improve the process in Hyper-Agile SDLC projects.
  3. Ideation 2.0
    Receive an effective set of tools for generating ideas through an iterative process that takes advantage of the best solutions derived by you and your team.
  4. Suitability Assessment
    Get the insights and tools to ensure that you ask the right questions to determine whether citizen development is the right approach for your project.
  5. Business Analysis & Design
    Develop an understanding of how your app works in the context of your entire organization.
  6. Project Risks & Enterprise Risk Requirements
    Get the insights and tools you'll need to identify a project’s risks and requirements so you can design and develop the most effective solution possible.
  7. Application Design, Development, and Deployment
    Get the tools you need to get your project from the idea stage through application design and development to successful app deployment.
  8. Conclusion
    A review of the resources and course objectives and preparation for the PMI Citizen Developer Practitioner exam.

Citizen Developer: Practitioner Equation

Course + Exam
Price: $249.00

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Demonstrate ability to apply PMI's citizen development methodology and frameworks to develop applications in a consistent, compliant, and scalable manner.

Anyone with a desire to innovate and owns a process. Examples include, but aren't limited to, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Developers, and Students.

When to Enroll 
For individuals with some experience, enroll anytime.
If you're new to citizen development, we recommend completing CD-Foundation first.

This course provides the best practices in citizen development methodology. You'll also receive downloadable templates and a suitability assessment to help you structure your application.

Education Requirements

Experience Requirements 
1-5 years project management experience and citizen development is recommended, but not required. 

Maintenance Requirements 
N/A; the micro-credential does not expire and does not need to be renewed.

Course Length
6-8 hours

Exam Information 
Exam available after you complete the course.
60 minutes, 40 multiple choice questions 

What You'll Get 
Micro-credential, Badge Award, and 6 PDUs once you pass the exam.

Citizen Developer: Practitioner Badge


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“I completed the Citizen Developer course. I highly recommend it, especially to business analysts, who want to grow beyond drawing process diagrams.”

-Lawrence Reid, CBAP, PMP, CSM Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Administrator at National Council for Mental Wellbeing

“You don't have to be an IT professional to understand Citizen Developer. You don't have to have worked in projects forever and a day. It's very digestible.”

-Barend Meiring, Project Manager