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PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation​ Course Outline

This PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation training course will explore the following areas:

 

Module 1: Project Management Basics

  • Projects and Business as Usual (BAU)
  • Difference Between Project Work and BAU Work
  • What is Project Management?
  • Why do Projects Fail?
  • What Needs to be Controlled?
  • Project People
  • Methodology/Lifecycle
  • Projects Need
  • Delivery Methods
  • Waterfall/V/BDUF
  • Agile
  • An Overview of Agile
  • Agile Manifesto
  • "Waterfall" or "Iterative & Incremental"?
  • Agile Basics
  • Agile Frameworks
  • PRINCE2/Agile
  • Agile Methods and Where They Fit

Module 2: Understanding PRINCE2®

  • What is PRINCE2®?
  • PRINCE2® Framework
  • Management Stages
  • PRINCE2® Principles
  • PRINCE2® Themes
  • PRINCE2® Processes
  • Directing a Project (DP)
  • Starting Up a Project (SU)
  • Initiating a Project (IP)
  • Managing a Stage Boundary (SB)
  • Controlling a Stage (CS)
  • Managing Product Delivery (MP)
  • Closing a Project (CP)
  • PRINCE2® Management Products
  • PRINCE2 Process and Key Products
  • PRINCE2 Organisational Structure
  • Three PRINCE2® Project Interests
  • Four Management Levels
  • PRINCE2 Organisation
  • Project Board
  • Project Board: Executive Role
  • Project Board: Senior User(s)
  • Project Board: Senior Supplier(s)
  • Project Manager
  • Team Manager
  • Project Assurance
  • Project Support
  • Change Authority

Module 3: Common Agile Methodologies

  • Agile Overview
  • Common Agile Terms
  • Scrum
  • 5 Scrum Events
  • Scrum Artefacts
  • Kanban Board
  • Lifecycle of Lean Start-up
  • Evening Assignment

Module 4: Blending PRINCE2® and Agile

  • PRINCE2® Journey with Agile
  • PRINCE2® Agile View
  • Agile Behaviours, Concepts, and Techniques
  • Prioritising
  • MoSCoW
  • Tracking Progress with Burn Charts
  • PRINCE2 Agile®: Blending PRINCE2® and Agile
  • What does PRINCE2® Agile Comprise of?
  • Eight Guidance Points

Module 5: What to Fix and What to Flex

  • Performance Targets and Tolerance
  • Hexagon
  • Tolerance Guidance
  • Five Targets
  • Be on Time and Hit Deadlines
  • Protect the Level of Quality
  • Embrace Change
  • Keep Teams Stable
  • Accept That the Customer Doesn't Need Everything

Module 6: Agile Behaviours and the PRINCE2® Principles

  • Applying PRINCE2® Principles
  • PRINCE2® Agile Behaviours

Module 7: Agile and the PRINCE2® Themes

  • Tailoring the Business Case Theme
  • Tailoring the Organisation Theme
  • Three PRINCE2® Project Interests
  • Tailoring the Organisation Theme: Roles
  • Tailoring the Quality Theme
  • Tailoring the Plans Theme
  • Agile Estimating
  • Tailoring the Risk Theme
  • Tailoring the Change Theme
  • Tailoring the Progress Theme

Module 8: Agile and the PRINCE2® Processes

  • Agile and the PRINCE2® Processes
  • Relating Agile Processes to PRINCE2® Processes
  • Tailoring Starting Up a Project and Initiating a Project
  • Starting Up a Project and Initiating a Project Processes
  • Tailoring Controlling a Stage and Managing Product Delivery Processes
  • Controlling a Stage and Managing Product Delivery Processes
  • Tailoring Managing a Stage Boundary Process
  • Tailoring Closing a Project Process
  • Tailoring Directing a Project

Module 9: Focus Areas

  • Agilometer
  • Requirements
  • Rich Communication
  • Frequent Releases

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Who should attend this PRINCE2 Agile Training Course?

This training course is intended for anyone who delivers, manages, or works within agile projects and project teams, thus Project Managers, Project Support, Delivery Team Support, and those within PMO roles may wish to attend this training.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge of PRINCE2® is required to take this certification. There are also no formal prerequisites, so anyone interested in the topic can attend this course.

The PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation qualification acts as a prerequisite for the PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification.

PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation Course Overview

PRINCE2 Agile® is the world's most complete agile project management solution, combining the flexibility and responsibility of agile with the governance of PRINCE2®. The PRINCE2 Agile® methodology was developed in response to the increased demand for enterprises to implement agile practices in their project contexts. This training will provide individuals with the right way of carrying out a project to be adopted and implemented in an organisation, which will undoubtedly increase stakeholder satisfaction. Individuals may choose PRINCE2 Agile® for various reasons, such as enhancing their chances of finding a new career or shifting jobs and the potential to earn more.

In this 2-day PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation Certification course, delegates will learn about the purpose of the business case theme, including business cases, the benefits management approach, and PRINCE2®'s minimum requirements for applying the business case theme. In addition, they will learn how to manage and deliver agile projects using PRINCE2® methodology and apply and tailor PRINCE2 Agile® in any given scenario. Delegates will also understand fundamental agile concepts and techniques, such as Scrum, Lean Startup, Kanban, and Cynefin. Our expert and professional trainer will conduct this training and have years of experience teaching PRINCE2 Agile® Certification courses.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the key aspects of PRINCE2®
  • To learn concepts behind common agile ways of working
  • To demonstrate the purpose of combining PRINCE2® with agile
  • To fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an agile context
  • To apply the PRINCE2® principles and tailor the themes, processes, and management products to a project in an agile context
  • To incorporate the areas that can support a PRINCE2 Agile® implementation

After attending this certification course, delegates will learn how to adapt PRINCE2® to perform most effectively in an agile environment. They will be able to lay the groundwork for successful project delivery and use the framework in their organisation to avoid working aimlessly and save money.

PRINCE2 Agile® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under the permission of AXELOS Limited.

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What’s Included in this PRINCE2 Agile Training Course?

  • PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation examination
  • The Knowledge Academy’s PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation delegate pack
  • Experienced instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation Examination Information

The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certificate is designed to help professionals deliver agile projects by tailoring PRINCE2 management controls with a broad toolset of agile delivery techniques and frameworks.

The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam format:

  • Question Type: Objective testing.
  • Duration: 60 Minutes.
  • Supervised: Yes.
  • Open Book: No, this is a closed book exam.
  • Total Questions: 50, worth 1 mark each.
  • Pass Mark: 28/50 (55%).

After passing the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation exam you will then be able to sit the PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner exam, once you have passed this exam you will achieve the full PRINCE2 Agile® Certification.

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

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PRINCE2 Agile® is the world's most complete agile project management solution, combining the flexibility and responsibility of agile with the governance of PRINCE2®.
No prior knowledge of PRINCE2® is required to take this certification. There are also no formal prerequisites, so anyone interested in the topic can attend this course. The PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation qualification acts as a prerequisite for the PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification.
This training course is intended for anyone who delivers, manages, or works within agile projects and project teams, thus Project Managers, Project Support, Delivery Team Support, and those within PMO roles may wish to attend this training. PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation is also aimed at professionals working in an agile environment, who desire more structure and governance in their delivery. Therefore, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, Product Owner, Product Managers, and Delivery Team Members may also benefit from this training.
Yes, PRINCE2 Agile® Certifications are accredited by the PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation is the first level of the Agile project management certification which provides basic knowledge of the PRINCE2® and how to tailor the method in an agile context. The exam is included in the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certification.
This course is 2 days.
PRINCE2 Agile® works by applying various agile practices to PRINCE2®, and PRINCE2® has a focus on strategy and upper-tier decision making, while Agile focuses on responsiveness, autonomy and instant benefits realisation.
During this 2-day certification course, you will learn about the purpose of the business case theme, including business cases and the benefits management approach and PRINCE2®'s minimum requirements for applying the business case theme, etc.
The price for PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certification in Canada starts from CAD1695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation.

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