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AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner

AgilePM® combined certified by APMG

AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner

AgilePM® combined certified by APMG

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Course Overview

The Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Practitioner course, accredited by the APMG, and created in conjunction with the Agile Business Consortium, provides the world's first independent certification in Agile Project Management.

It provides participants with an understanding of how the Agile Project Management process can enable planning, management and control of successful and well-controlled Agile projects. The course provides the opportunity to gain certification as an Agile Project Manager at both Foundation and Practitioner levels.

While approaches such as eXtreme Programming, Scrum and Lean Software Development are widely used for evolutionary change, this approach to Agile Project Management is based on DSDM, the only established Agile approach encompassing a project concept and lifecycle.

Organisations often need an Agile approach which recognises the need for a project discipline with a deadline for delivery, a clear target for business value realisation and a controlled budget. Agile Project Management presents a coherent and easily replicated approach to planning, resourcing and managing a successful and well-disciplined Agile project.

Course Content

Agile Project Management Fundamentals

  • What is Agile? Major agile approaches
  • Benefits of Agile project management
  • When to use Agile project management
  • Risks and benefits of Agile
  • Preparing for successful Agile projects
  • Agile project management principles
The Agile Project Management Process
  • Agile project management framework
  • Configuring the Agile Project Lifecycle
Products and Deliverables
  • Management, business and solution focus
Agile Project Teams
  • Agile project roles and responsibilities
  • Agile project team empowerment
  • Agile project team structure
Agile Project Management Techniques
  • Facilitated Workshops
  • MoSCoW Prioritisation
  • Iterative Development
  • Timeboxing
  • Modelling
Project Management and Control
  • Agile requirements
  • Agile planning
  • Agile risk management
  • Testing, quality and maintainability
  • Agile estimating and measurement
  • Agile configuration management

Learning Objectives

This course will enable participants to:

  • Understand the concepts, benefits and risks of Agile development
  • Understand the philosophy, approach and principles of Agile using the DSDM Agile Project Framework
  • Understand the DSDM lifecycle and products
  • Set up appropriate project teams
  • Plan and run a facilitated workshop
  • Model and prototype aspects of the solution
  • Elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements
  • Create a timeboxed plan for a project
  • Understand the importance of negotiation and collaboration
  • Use their skills to set up and manage an Agile project

Audience

Those who are likely to be involved in the management of Agile projects and programmes, including:

  • Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Business Analysts
  • Project Board and Project Steering Representatives
  • Project Management Office Personnel
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control Managers

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course Preparation

There is no pre-course preparation required for this course however some evening work is required during the course.

Certifying Bodies & Exams

Participants will sit a 40 minute multiple choice Agile Project Management Foundation paper on the third day. This consists of 50 questions, with 25 correct answers (50%) required to pass. The Foundation level exam tests whether candidates have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Agile Project Management guidance to be able to recognise and distinguish between the different elements of the approach. The Foundation qualification is also a prerequisite for the Practitioner qualification.

On passing the Foundation level, participants are eligible to sit the 2.5 hour Practitioner Objective Test Examination (OTE) on the fourth day. This consists of four questions, each worth 20 marks. A mark of 40 out of 80 (50%) is required to pass. The practitioner exam is taken on the final day of the course. The exam can be taken with the support of the Agile Project Management Manual only.




What You Receive

  • Expert Agile Project Management trainer
  • Copies of all presentation slides
  • Practical classroom group exercises
  • A realistic case study
  • Agile Project Management Foundation Exam
  • Agile Project Management Practitioner Exam
  • Agile PM Handbook

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Course Duration

Course duration - 4 days
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