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Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM) 01/09/2015 3 places left London 4 days £949 Book nowEnquire
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Overview

The Knowledge Academy

Introduction

This Agile Project Management course lasts five days and will help you successfully pass the Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner exams. The course includes both exams and is fully accredited by APMG International.

Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner is the highest level of Agile Project Management qualification offered by APMG and provides globally-recognised evidence of expertise in managing projects using Agile methods.

 

Pre-Course Reading

There is some pre-course work and a little reading that we recommend to be done before the course begins. This will ensure you have the best possible start to your training.

 

Prerequisites

This course is open to everyone and there are no prerequisites.

 

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for anybody interested in project management.

 

Course Structure

This course is in two parts: Foundation and Practitioner.

  • The Foundation part lasts three days and includes a one-hour multiple choice examination on the afternoon of the third day
  • The Practitioner part is a one day workshop including a two-hour examination.

 

Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

  • The basics of Agile Project Management
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Preparing for an Agile project
  • The factors that lead to success
  • How to manage an Agile project
  • Agile lifecycles
  • Processes and Products
  • Communication in an Agile project
  • Iterative development
  • Prioritisation and Timeboxing
  • Maintaining control in an Agile project
  • Managing risk
  • Requirements and Estimating
  • Agile Planning
  • Building in quality

 

Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner Examinations

Foundation exam:

  • Multiple choice format
  • 60 questions
  • Pass mark is 50%, or 30 out of 60
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed-book

Practitioner exam:

  • Objective testing, a type of multiple choice
  • 4 questions per paper, 20 marks available per question
  • Pass mark is 50%, or 40 out of 80
  • Two-and-a-half hours duration
  • Open-book examination

 

Why choose The Knowledge Academy?

  • We provide you with the official Agile Project Management Handbook
  • We give you The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, which has all presentation slides used during training and practice papers, ensuring you are prepared for the exam
  • We make the learning experience enjoyable
  • We are trusted by globally leading brands such as JP Morgan, HSBC and Sony as a learning partner of choice.
  • We provide pre- and post-course support so you never feel alone
  • All of our training is hands-on, using real world examples
  • As a market leader, we have an extremely high global pass rate
  • Over 90% of our delegates come back to us for further training
  • We have the best instructors in the industry which is reflected in our position as the market leader for professional qualifications
  • We provide value for money and trained over 25,000 delegates last year
  • We have some of the most luxurious course venues worldwide

 

Click ‘Book Now’ or ‘Enquire’ next to the date of your choice and our expert advisors will be in touch.

 

 

What is Agile Project Management?

Agile Project Management is a method of project management designed to allow projects to be flexible and adaptive throughout their development. By combining traditional project management techniques with the ideas behind Agile, which is traditionally a method of software development, Agile Project Management provides an approach which embraces change and ensures that the project delivered will be exactly what the customers want. Agile Project Management is provided by the global accreditation provider APMG.

 

Case Study

Mastek, a multinational IT services company based in India, used Agile Project Management to improvement its approach to product development.

Although they are based in India, Mastek have off-shored some parts of their business. Structuring the business in this way means it is essential that products are delivered on time and according to customer requirements. To do this, the Agile methodology in working directly with the customer or business at each stage. This has strengthened Mastek’s customer relationships, as their clients are actively involved in developing the products and able to decide if alterations are needed. Using Agile also means Mastek and their clients understand each other better; how they work, what pressures they are under and what challenges may occur.

Overall, since implementing Agile Project Management, Mastek have synchronised their onshore and offshore teams to work as extensions of each other, managed to reduce the governance required, and increased communication between these teams by using social media and video conferencing.

FAQs
  • Is this course accredited?

    Yes, it is accredited by the APMG.

  • What experience does the course instructor have?

    All of our instructors are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience in Agile methodologies.

  • What does The Knowledge Academy provide me with on the course?

    We provide the official Agile Project Management Handbook, The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, official certificate and refreshments.

  • Does the course include the exams?

    Yes, the course includes the both the Agile Foundation and Practitioner exams.

  • Are there any prerequisites for the Agile examinations?

    There are no prerequisites for the exams.

  • What is the structure of the exams?

    The Foundation exam is multiple choice and the Practitioner exam is in the "objective-testing" format, a style of complex multiple-choice examination.

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am.

  • What is the pre-course work?

    1) A pre-course workbook 2) The first three chapters of the Agile Project Management Handbook (this is provided)

  • What are the hours of the course?

    The training hours start at 9am and finish at 5pm approximately.

  • Is there homework?

    There will be some homework throughout the course. Completing this will ensure you have the best possible chance of passing the exam.

  • How long until I receive course confirmation details?

    You will receive confirmation details as soon as your place has been booked and confirmed.

What's Included?
  • Official Agile Project Management Handbook
  • The Knowledge Academy Courseware
  • Exams
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments
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PRINCE2 Will Change Your Life

I’m sure the question that’s floating around your mind is “How?”

Well you’ve come to the right place because we’re going to tell you all about it.

PRINCE2 is an acronym for Projects in Controlled Environments. It’s a de facto process-based method for effective project management. This means that the course allows you to run your business with the correct methodology in mind. PRINCE2 has become increasingly more popular and is now a globally recognised certification in both public and private sector organisations. 

Fact of the day:
“PRINCE2 has been around since 1989, that’s nearly 30 years!”

PRINCE2’s Key Features Include:
     1. Business justification focus
     2. An organised and defined structure for the project management team
     3. A planning approach to products
     4. Helps divide your poroject into stages that are manageable and controllable
     5. A level of flexibilty that can applied to your business' project(s)

So what are the benefits of PRINCE2?
By using PRINCE2, it will provide you with the resources and the ability to manage your business as well as projecting risk more effectively.
This will benefit:
     - Anyone searching for leading project management skills to further their career
     - Any current budding project managers within your business
     - Directors or executives of projects and organisations

Having a PRINCE2 certification would be an asset to your career; not only will it increase your likelihood for employment, but it also helps you fulfil your job to the best of your abilities!

Where do you see yourself in years to come?
Being PRINCE2 Certified opens up many doors to a better future. It will enable you to make your way up the management ladder. Getting a project management role can require several years of experience within a technical role appropriate to the project, but being certified would boost your chances of being able to climb that ladder quicker!

You could find yourself managing projects anywhere from the top of an office building to even remote tropical islands out on the ocean.

Qualifications and Training
Imagine PRINCE2 as if it were a cake; with four tiers, each containing a different level of which you can study the course.
PRINCE2 Foundation:
This is the base of the cake, a great place to start is you’re new. The foundation course covers the basic methodology and terminology of PRINCE2.
PRINCE 2 Practitioner:
The second tier is suitable for those already managing projects within a PRINCE2 environment and therefore have a little experience in mind.
PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner:
Tier three contains both courses if you wish to take both.
PRINCE2 Re-Registration:
You will need to re-register after 3-5 years of becoming “PRINCE2 Certified”, this is just to keep your memory refreshed. Just think of it as you’re done eating the first and second (maybe even third) tiers of your cake – but the final tier, you can’t quite stomach yet. So you come back to it every now and then to remind you how good it tastes.

The world of PRINCE2 will open up your mind to many possibilities in the future of your career.

“So have your cake and eat it.”

Send us your onsite requirements and we will
provide a tailor made course for you!

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An exceptionally well orchestrated and administered course. The instructor was very well versed in all aspects of AGILE and all similar project management styles which made for clear and understandable instruction and explanations. The programme was easily achievable and left plenty of time for questions.
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Location very good, tutor excellent, tough course, lots to do in a very short space of time but thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will go on another course again
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Very good course very difficult but learnt so much. Had an amazing teacher which made the experience even better!
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Right from the arrangement for the course and exam, to actual training had been arranged and organised well. One of the best trainers on the subject - Rob Walters
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Well done to The Knowledge Academy for putting on an excellent course, the trainer was great and had a very high standard of teaching.
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Excellent course, well-delivered by an outstanding trainer. Special thanks go to TKA for an easy booking process through to an excellent course. I will be signing up to the next level in March.
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Good course with great delivery by the trainer, who did a great job in bringing the course 'alive' with great examples and fantastic energy.
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