AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner course
4 Days

This course is designed to help students develop both the knowledge and skills required to manage non-complex agile projects. By passing both the Foundation & Practitioner exams you will receive an Agile Project Management Practitioner certificate. The APMG International AgilePM certification...  READ MORE

Price: £995  *

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  • Exam: AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner Exams (£385 ex VAT )
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AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner course

Description

This course is designed to help students develop both the knowledge and skills required to manage non-complex agile projects. By passing both the Foundation & Practitioner exams you will receive an Agile Project Management Practitioner certificate.

The APMG International AgilePM certification aims to address the needs of those working in a project-focused environment who want to be Agile.

Based on the proven fundamentals within DSDM Atern, the certification provides the ability to deliver Agile Projects in organizations requiring standards, rigor and visibility around Project Management, while at the same time enabling the fast pace, change and empowerment provided by Agile.
 
The course will:
  • Explain how to lay the foundations for successful agile projects
  • Explain how an agile project is managed
  • Clarify the different management styles needed for successful agile projects (compared to "traditional" projects)
  • Provide integration with PRINCE2®.

* This AgilePM course is offered by SPOCE Project Management ATO of APMG.

Topics

Agile project management fundamentals

  • The history of Agile and what it is
  • Differences between traditional and agile project management approaches
  • The benefits of agile project management
  • Agile project management principles
  • Preparing for agile projects
The Atern Agile lifecycle and products
  • Agile project management framework
Agile Roles and Responsibilities
  • The team model
  • How an Agile team works
Products and deliverables
  • Management, business and solution focused deliverables
Agile project management techniques
  • Facilitated workshops
  • MoSCoW requirements prioritisation
  • Iterative development
  • Timeboxing
  • Modelling
Controlling agile projects
  • Evolutionary planning
  • Planning products
  • Managing risks on agile projects
  • Testing and quality management on agile projects
  • Estimating and measuring on agile projects
  • Agile configuration management

Structure

The course will consist of formal lecturing, group discussions, in course assignments, and practice examination papers.

 

Exams

AgilePM Foundation Examination
 
Exam format:
  • Multiple choice format
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book
AgilePM Practitioner Examination
 
Pre-requisites accepted to be eligible to take the Practitioner examination:
  • AgilePM Foundation Certificate, or
  • DSDM Atern Foundation Certificate, or
  • DSDM Advanced Practitioner Certificate.
The practitioner examination is in the “Objective Testing” format of scenario, question and answer booklet.
 
Exam format:
  • Objective testing
  • 4 questions per paper, 20 marks available per question
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%
  • Two and a half hours duration
  • Open book examination (restricted to the AgilePM® handbook only)

 

Dates For AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner course

Heywood (Manchester)

  • 4-7 March 2019
  • 1-4 July 2019
  • 4-7 November 2019

London

  • 17-20 December 2018
  • To book any of these dates, please see below.

Availability and pricing for AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner course:

Please Note: Any applicable exam fees are not included in the prices quoted.
You can choose to include or exclude the exam on the booking page.

4-7 March 2019 - Heywood (Manchester)

£995 

1-4 July 2019 - Heywood (Manchester)

£995 

4-7 November 2019 - Heywood (Manchester)

£995 

17-20 December 2018 - London

£995