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Course Overview

AgilePM®, grounded in the Agile Project Framework, stands at the forefront of the world's guidance and certification for agile project management. This course provides a practical and repeatable methodology that achieves an ideal balance between the standards, rigour, and visibility required for effective project management, and the agility, change, and empowerment supplied by agile methods.

Pricing Details

London

AgilePM Foundation

Feb
05

Mon

Feb
06

Tue

Feb
07

Wed

Feb
08

Thu

£1395 /Only

London

AgilePM Foundation

Mar
04

Mon

Mar
05

Tue

Mar
06

Wed

Mar
07

Thu

£1395 /Only

London

AgilePM Foundation

Apr
08

Mon

Apr
09

Tue

Apr
10

Wed

Apr
11

Thu

£1395 /Only

London

AgilePM Foundation

May
07

Tue

May
08

Wed

May
09

Thu

May
10

Fri

£1395 /Only

London

AgilePM Foundation

Jun
03

Mon

Jun
04

Tue

Jun
05

Wed

Jun
06

Thu

£1395 /Only

Course offers

  • Foundations for successful Agile projects.
  • Management principles for Agile projects.
  • Comparison of different management styles for successful Agile projects versus ‘traditional’ projects.
  • Preparation for the AgilePM® Foundation exam.
  • Integration with PRINCE2®.

The course concludes with a 40 min, multiple-choice exam leading to the AgilePM® Foundation certificate.

Course Pre-requisites

There are no prerequisites for this course other than English at ‘Business Level’.

Syllabus

  • The philosophy and principles underpinning Agile.
  • Agile project lifecycle, including alternative configurations.
  • Artefacts produced during an Agile project.
  • Tools and techniques employed in Agile such as Facilitated Workshops, MoSCoW prioritisation, modelling, prototyping, timeboxing, and iterative development.
  • Roles and responsibilities within an Agile project..

Course Duration

The course runs over two non-residential days, either in-person or virtually.

Course Method

This course presents a balance of theory and practical experience with:

  • Real-world case studies and scenarios.
  • Practical exercises to transform theoretical concepts into practical knowledge.
  • Engaging classroom activities.
  • Interactive, experiential learning.
  • Comprehensive, frequently updated study materials.

The course takes place over two non-residential days, concluding with the Agile Project Management Foundation exam.

Audience

The training is ideal for the following people:

  • Practicing project managers
  • Team members who are looking to become agile project managers
  • Individuals who are pursuing the AgilePM Practitioner certificate.

Project managers who want to broaden their knowledge of traditional approaches and operate in a dynamic, fast-paced environment will find the course valuable. It’s also suitable for Agile team members aiming to become Agile project managers.

Pre-course study of around 5 hours is required. Additional study is also needed between training days. The Practitioner exam can only be attempted after passing the Foundation exam.

Certification and Assessment

Delegates are invited to sit for an online exam at the end of the course:

  • Multiple-choice format.
  • 50 questions.
  • 50% pass mark.
  • 40-minute duration.
  • Closed-book examination.

Upon successful completion of this course, and the associated exam, participants will be awarded the APMG AgilePM Foundation certificate.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will:

01
Have a more advanced, applied level of knowledge to understand Agile and apply relevant project management methods.
02
Understand the different management styles needed for successful Agile projects versus traditional projects.
03
Promote trust and close cooperation between business and developers, and provide ongoing business visibility.
04
Combine knowledge of traditional management methodologies with Agile to adapt to a changing business environment.
05
Improve project success rates and accelerate results.

Benefits for Your Organisation

Your organisation can expect to:

01
Deliver change faster, at a lower cost, and with lower risk by continually validating project milestones against business objectives.
02
Improve project management rigour and visibility, leading to a proven track record of successful delivery.
03
Adopt a tried and tested approach rather than developing a company-specific Agile management process.
04
Achieve better project communication and control and adapt project plans without disrupting project budget, timescale, and scope.
05
Develop professionalism in employees and include Agile certification in employee professional development schemes.