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How Valuable is PMI-ACP Certification Part 2?

Agile methodologies and frameworks have already become a key element in project management in a lot of organizations.

Organizations across the globe are on a lookout for advancements in Agile methodologies and employees who can implement these methodologies and principles in the real-life scenario.

In the 1st part of the article, we discussed the benefits that you can reap with PMIACP certification. We suggest you read the first part of the Article: ‘How Valuable is PMI-ACP Certification Part 1?’ before moving forward with this Article.


PMP is one of the most standard certificates in project management spectrum.

The certificate is considered good for a person who has decent experience in the project management spectrum and is planning to take his career a step forward in Project management.

With a strict pre-requisite to one of the toughest certification examinations, PMI maintains very high standards with PMP.


Certified Scrum Master (CSM) focuses exclusively on the Scrum methodologies and is issued by Scrum Alliance, a not for profit organization.

The first thing that you should take note of is that while PMI-ACP covers various Agile tools like Scrum, Lean, XP, etc., CSM aims at inducting you with the knowledge set of Scrum alone.

The second most important thing to remember while comparing PMI-ACP and CSM is that Scrum Alliance coins CSM as the first step towards building a strong Scrum knowledge base while PMI recognizes to be at a standard level with PMI-ACP certification.

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We are committed to connecting you with the best training options and provide in-person classroom training, live online Classroom training, and Self-paced learning.

Our courseware is designed and developed by certified instructors. That is not it! With CP’s PMI-ACP course, you get access to complimentary CP guide book, practice questions based out of actual examination and much more. Interested?

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How Valuable is PMI-ACP Certification Part 2?