PROJECT MANAGEMENT
 

COURSE DETAILS

AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner

Is this course for you?

The course covers the AgilePM certification by APMG and the DSDM Consortium that has been created to sit alongside PRINCE2® as an approach to project management. The course is equally divided between the theory of the new wave of agile project management and the practical experience of the techniques and disciplines involved. You will receive a copy of the Agile Project Management handbook and will sit the Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Exams during the course. 
Level: Foundation & Practitioner
Delivery: Classroom / Live Virtual Online
Course duration: 4 days
Times: 09:00 to 17:00
Venue: Southampton and Live Online
Exam type: Multiple choice and objective testing
Exam mode: Online Proctored
Pre course work: None
Course dates in Southampton - tbc:

29th November 2021

28th February 2022

16th May 2022

04th July 2022

03rd October 2022

05th December 2022

 

Price (exc.VAT):£1599
Course dates Live Online - Confirmed:

29th November 2021

28th February 2022

16th May 2022

04th July 2022

03rd October 2022

05th December 2022

Price (exc.VAT):£1599

By the end of the course you will be able to:

Gain a practical understanding of Agile Project Management based on DSDM Atern
  • Become immediately productive as a project manager in an agile project environment.
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of Agile Project Management which is based on the internationally recognised framework of DSDM Atern.
  • Explain the difference between simple lightweight agile approaches which typically operate at the solution delivery (or ‘work package’) level and the greater holistic view of how multiple work streams are co-ordinated with the appropriate level of governance and control.
  • Be fully prepared to take the Foundation and Practitioner exams.

What is the course like?

This four day course will provide you with a good understanding of Agile project management at practitioner level. After completing the first two days at foundation level and passing the exam, you will gain a deeper understanding of Agile project management during the next two days at practitioner level.

The course will be delivered by an Agile project management approved trainer with professional experience. During the course you may work in groups undertaking interactive quizzes, exercises and engaging in debate.

The course combines the principles of project management theory with practical exercises and realistic case studies. You will be expected to join in and contribute in discussions. There will also be homework.

What is included in the cost?

Course materials including the Agile Project Management Handbook v2. AgilePM Foundation and Practitioner exams. Lunch and refreshments (lunch is not included at the London venue).

What examinations are taken?

Foundation exam - day 2, Practitioner exam - day 4.
AgilePM Foundation exam: 40 minutes, closed book, multiple choice format exam of 50 questions. Pass mark is 50% (25/50).
AgilePM Practitioner exam: 2.5 hour, open book (restricted to official v2 handbook), objective type exam format comprising 4 main questions worth 20 marks each. The pass mark is 50% (40/80). Delegates must hold the AgilePM Foundation certificate OR the DSDM Atern Foundation certificate in order to take the Practitioner exam.

What is AgilePM

The Agile Project Management scheme aims to address the needs of those working in a project-focused environment (such as PRINCE2®) who want to be agile. The certification provides the ability to deliver Agile Projects in organizations requiring standards, rigour and visibility around Project Management, while at the same time enabling the fast pace, change and empowerment provided by Agile. It's fully scalable and provides perfect integration with PRINCE2®.

COURSE CONTENT

An Agile approach to project management

The Agile Project Management Practitioner syllabus includes the following topics:Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner

  • The Fundamentals and the Philosophy
  • The Principles
  • Preparation
  • The Lifecycle and Products
  • Team structures
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Communication
  • MoSCoW and Timeboxing
  • Lifecycle Configuration
  • Estimation and Measurement
  • Quality and Maintainability
  • Planning, Control and Risk
  • Implementing Agile Project Management
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