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Agile Project Management Foundation (AgilePM®)

Key points about this course

Duration: 3 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 2-5 Hours

Accredited: Yes

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  • ​Includes all Agile Foundation Training, Exam, Manuals and Certificates
  • Recognised as the Worlds Largest Agile Project Management Training Provider
  • Over 99% Successfully Trained Delegates

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Agile Project Management Foundation Overview

This 3-day course is an introduction to the Agile methodology and provides the training and examination for the AgilePM® Foundation certification (APMG accredited). Our qualified trainers will guide you through the programme so that you shall acquire the skills to competently and proficiently work, as part of a team, on an Agile project.


Agile training centers on continual iterative feedback, at regular intervals, to allow for frequent refinement of a project. Thus meaning that it deflects from the traditional project management methodologies of following a rigid plan and instead permits customer collaboration and is welcome to change.

  • Begin with an introduction to Agile methodologies

  • Equip yourself with the core principles needed for a successful Agile project

  • Understand the 12 Principles of Agile training and implement them into your projects

  • Greater focus on customer satisfaction, fulfilled and satisfied clients translates to improved prospects of returning business

  • Enhanced communication focus, between teams and also clients, resulting in a better working environment

  • Concentrated attention on working software and project productivity rather than extensive documentation


AgilePM® is a registered trademark of Dynamic Systems Development Method Ltd. All rights reserved.

Agile Project Management Foundation Outline

This is a three day course focused the AgilePM® Foundation training. 

  • Choosing the right approach

  • The basics of Agile Project Management

  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Preparing for an Agile project

  • The factors that lead to success

  • Agile lifecycles

  • Processes and Products

  • Communication in an Agile project

  • Iterative development

  • Prioritisation and Time boxing

  • Maintaining control in an Agile project

  • Managing risk

  • Requirements and Estimating

  • Agile Planning

  • Building in quality


There will also be homework set each evening for the candidates to complete.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anybody who wishes to gain an understanding and certification of the basics of Agile methodologies. Applicants of the course can be new to the industry all the way to highly experienced project managers.



AgilePM® Foundation has no prerequisites.


Pre-course material is sent out to all delegates prior to the course. This will need to be completed before arriving at the course. The pre-course material comprises of:

  • Reading the Agile Pre-Course Study Guide PDF

  • Reading Chapters 1 to 3 from the official Agile Project Management Handbook v2.0 PDF


A full hard copy of the Agile Project Management Handbook v2.0 will be provided to you upon arrival on the course.

Yes, all of our Agile courses are accredited by APMG International, who created AgilePM® alongside the Agile Business Consortium. We are an APMG ATO (Accredited Training Organisation).
The AgilePM® Foundation training course does not have any prerequisites and is suitable for anybody in, or who has an interest in, project management, from project management students all the way to Executives and Senior Managers. This course can benefit anybody looking to implement an Agile methodology into their projects.
It is recommended to spend 3-5 hours on pre-course work material prior to the course. The Agile Project Management Foundation course last 3 days. There will also be homework assigned during the course.
Our accredited Agile Foundation course and training is in place to thoroughly prepare you for the examination. However if you fail the Agile Foundation examination, you are able to rebook the exam. We advise leaving adequate time before the retake, to ensure that you are fully prepared to retake the exam. AMPG have authorised public exam sessions on their website, where you are able to re-take exams at your own leisure. Please contact one of our advisors if you require any further information.
Once you have gained your Foundation AgilePM® qualification, it is advisable to begin your AgilePm® Practitioner qualification. This course is designed to cement your Agile knowledge and allow you to be able to successfully implement these principles into all aspects of your projects.
We recommend the official Agile Project Management Handbook v2.0, which is published by the DSDM Consortium and designed to complement the Foundation and Practitioner training courses. The book also works beyond training as a general resource on the Agile Project Management methodology and how it works, making it a useful reference tool for anybody using or looking to use AgilePM® practices in their day to day career. AgilePM® is a registered trademark of Dynamic Systems Development Method Ltd. All rights reserved.

Agile Project Management Foundation Examination

This Agile examination is:

  • 50 multiple choice questions

  • The pass mark is 25/50, or 50%

  • 40 minutes to complete the exam

  • Closed-book

  • Your certificate is received within two weeks of APMG receiving your exam paper 


The following is included in this Agile Project Management Foundation course fee:

  • AgilePM® Foundation Examination

  • Pre-course material

  • The Knowledge Academy AgilePM® Foundation Manual

  • Agile Project Management Handbooks v2.0 ISBN: 9780992872724

  • Experienced Instructor

  • Certificate

  • Refreshments

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Key points about this course

Duration: 3 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 2-5 Hours

Accredited: Yes

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