I guess you could say I've had a relationship going on for the last few months with PMI's Agile Certified Practitioner test. I was among the set of people who took this test in its beta last year and (finally!) heard in January that I was among the first to achieve this certification.   At the same time, I was teaching the 3 day prep class for the PMI-ACP. So here's what I would say about my experiences on both sides of the test and the training.

First, I would suggest that taking the 3 day prep class is really helpful for passing the test.   This certainly worked for me though I was teaching the session (which is a great way to learn).   I went and took the certification test very shortly after my first prep class session.   After all, it seems like you should have a certification if you're going to teach it!

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