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AgilePM Foundation

COURSE OVERVIEW

AgilePM® is a flexible and interactive project management methodology that will fast track results for your business. AgilePM® aims to address the needs of those working in a project driven environment who want to be Agile.

This workshop has been designed to deliver insights, practices, and a greater understanding of implementing agile methods into the project environment. Based on the DSDM® Agile Project Framework, this course outlines the foundations, roles and basic tools required for agile adaption.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The AgilePM® course is ideal for

  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Subject Matter Experts
  • Managers and team leaders
  • Those in the PMO or related functions

This workshop prepares candidates for the APMG AgilePM® Foundation certification exam, which is held on the afternoon of day 3 of the workshop.

This workshop is about providing an understanding of:

  • How to lay the foundations for successful Agile projects
  • How an agile project is managed
  • The different management styles needed for successful Agile projects (compared to “traditional” projects)
  • How Agile can be used in conjunction with PRINCE2®
  • What the requirements are for successfully undertaking the Agile Foundation exam.

 

This workshop also includes review, consolidation of concepts and exam questions for the Foundation level certification.

What is Agile? Choosing the right agile approach

  • What is DSDM® Agile Project Framework
  • Benefits of Agile.

 

Philosophy, Principles and Project Variables

  • Agile Philosophy and Principles
  • What is Variable vs What is Fixed in an Agile Project.

 

Preparing for Success

  • Instrumental Success Factors and Using the Project Approach Questionnaire.

 

The DSDM Process

  • Pre-Project, Feasibility, Foundations, Exploration & Engineering, Deployment; Post-Project.

 

The People – DSDM Roles and Responsibilities

  • Vital Roles Required for Successful Agile Projects.

 

The DSDM Products

  • Key Products and Documents across the DSDM Project Lifecycle.

 

Key Practices – Prioritisation and Timeboxing

  • How Requirements are Prioritised in an Agile Project and How the Work is Organised.

 

Planning and Control Throughout the Lifecycle

  • Planning, Testing, Tracking and Control Concepts
  • Planning Throughout the Lifecycle
  • Planning and Quality.

 

Other Practices

  • Facilitated Workshops, Modeling, and Iterative Development.

 

Foundation Exam Preparation & Review

  • Review of the above topics
  • Agile Foundation practice questions (marking and revision).

 

Foundation Examination

  • Closed book, 40 minute, 50 (multiple choice) question AgilePM® Foundation exam
  • Invigilator marking and results awarded.

All workshops may be conducted onsite or at our premises, with experienced facilitators providing group and/or individual instruction. Training is provided through hands-on learning, relevant exercises and the provision of a participant handbook.

The AgilePM® Foundation exam is a 40 minute, 50 question closed book multiple choice paper.  The pass mark is 25 out of 50 (50%).  The Foundation examination addresses knowledge of the terminology associated with the method and a high level understanding of the concepts. The APM Group administers the AgilePM® examination scheme.

Professional Development Units

PM-Partners group is a Global PMI® (Project Management Institute) Registered Education Provider.

Participants who have been awarded the Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)® by the Project Management Institute are eligible to earn 21 PDU’s for participation in the Foundation workshop (16 Technical, 2 Strategic and Business Management and 3 Leadership) and are eligible to earn 7 PDU’s for participation in the Practitioner workshop (5 Technical, 1 Strategic and Business Management and 1 Leadership).

There are no pre-requisites for the Agile Project Management Foundation course

LPS ATTAIN consultants are available following course completion to provide advice and guidance.

COURSE DURATION

Three Day Workshop

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AgilePM Foundation
PRINCE2® and PRINCE2 Agile® are registered trade marks of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved. AgilePM®, AgileBA® and DSDM® are registered trademarks of Dynamic Systems Development Method Limited. Accredited PRINCE2®, PRINCE2 Agile®, AgilePM® and AgileBA® training is provided by PM-Partners group, APMG-International Accredited Training Organisation. SMC™ and SPOC™ are trademarks of SCRUMstudy. PM-Partners group is a member of PMI’s R.E.P. Program and PMI does not specifically endorse, approve, or warrant R.E.P.’s products, courses, publications, or services. PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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