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Reference Materials for the PMI® Agile Certified

Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Examination

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 Exploring Scrum: The Fundamentals

Author: Mike Cohn Author: Dan Rawsthorne with Doug Shimp
Publisher: Pearson Education/Addison Wesley Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Kanban In Action
Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Author: Marcus Hammarberg, Joakim Sunden
Products Publisher: Manning Publications
Author: Jim Highsmith
Publisher: Pearson Education/Addison Wesley Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your
Professional Technology Business
Author: David J. Anderson
Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great Publisher: Blue Hole Press
Author: Esther Derby, Diana Larsen, Ken Schwaber
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf Lean-Agile Software Development
Author: Alan Shalloway, Guy Beaver, James R. Trott
Agile Software Development: The Cooperative Publisher: Pearson Education
The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility
Author: Alistair Cockburn
Publisher: Pearson Education Author: Michele Sliger, Stacia Broderick
Publisher: Pearson Education
Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for
ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers User Stories Applied: For Agile Software
in Transition Development
Author: Lyssa Adkins Author: Mike Cohn
Publisher: Pearson Education/Addison Wesley Publisher: Pearson Education

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile,

Author: Robert K. Wysocki
Publisher: Wiley

PRA-202-2015-ACP (04/15)