Agile Project Management Foundation Course Outline

Agile Foundation

3-day Agile Foundation Course Outline Agile Foundation Course - 3 days Public schedule available for individuals Available as an in-house course for organisations Includes examinations during the course

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Course Overview

This 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. Delegates will receive a copy of the Agile Project Management handbook v2 and will sit the Agile Project Management Foundation exam at the end of the 2-day course.


Who will the course benefit?

The course is aimed at Project Managers who are either adding to their knowledge of traditional approaches such as PRINCE2® or who are operating in an agile environment and need to be able to run projects in more complex and scalable situations.


What other courses are complementary to this Agile PM Foundation course?

Agile PM Practitioner Course | APM Intro Certificate | APMP Certificate | Fast-track APMP for PRINCE2 Practitioners

Course Objectives

To give delegates a practical understanding of Agile Project Management which is based on the internationally recognised framework of DSDM Atern. This will enable delegates to become immediately productive as a project manager in an agile project environment. To highlight 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. The course will also prepare delegates for the Foundation exam.

 

Course Content

This two-day course has been re-structured to suit the v2 handbook and covers the Agile Foundation syllabus, including the following topics:

  • Choosing the right Agile approach
  • Philosophy, Principles and Project Variables
  • Preparing for Success
  • The DSDM Process
  • The People - DSDM Roles and Responsibilities
  • The DSDM Products
  • Key Practices - MoSCoW and Timeboxing
  • Planning and Control throughout the Lifecycle
  • Facilitated Workshops
  • Modelling and Iterative Development
  • People, Teams and Interactions
  • Agile PM Foundation Exam

Duration: 2 day non-residential

Course fee includes the AgilePM Foundation Exam fees and course materials including, a copy of the Agile Project Management Handbook v2.


What examinations are taken on the course?

Foundation exam at the end of day 2

Agile PM Foundation Exam: is a 40 minute, closed book, multiple choice format exam of 50 questions. The pass mark is 50% (25/50).

Delegate Feedback

The following is a list of feedback comments from customers attending recent SPOCE courses.

 

"Julia was fantastic and went over configuration management again and again until I finally got it!! So thank you ever so much. This will really help me in my daily working life" Rachel Cough

"Excellent Trainer/Course/Hotel Facilities - Great Knowledge and presentation skills of the trainer - very Enjoyable Course" Leanne Preuss

"Richard is a fantastic trainer and I would recommend him to anyone. Thanks!" Res Sembi

"Trainer was faultless, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, thorough etc. I would recommend collagues to attend the course with this trainer in particular" Andrew Willis

"Enjoyed the way the course was delivered with respect to interaction of delegates" Jason Bennett

"Mike was excellent. I think i'd have been worn out by about 10am on Monday if I were him" Sally Ragret

"Richard made a complex subject clear and got us up to speed in 3 days!" Paul Curtis

"The course surpassed my expectations. I'll totally recomend it to my colleagues" Marjuh Hernandez

"The trainer was outstanding, imformative, helpful, well prepared, able to tailor the course to particular requirements, and had a sense of humour!" Saminia Khan

 

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