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Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®) Training Course Outline

Module 1: What is Agile?

  • Which Agile Approach for Project Management?
  • Which Agile Approach?
  • Philosophy
  • Understanding what Negotiable is
  • The 8 Principles
  • Focus on the Business Need
  • Deliver on Time
  • Collaborate
  • Never Compromise Quality
  • Build Incrementally from Firm Foundations
  • Develop Iteratively
  • Communicate Continuously and Clearly
  • Demonstrate Control
  • Principles Top Tips
  • Factors Instrumental to Success – ISFs
  • Project Approach Questionnaire

Module 2: Roles and Responsibilities

  • Roles Responsibilities Overview
  • Business Sponsor
  • Business Visionary
  • Technical Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Ambassador
  • Team Leader
  • SDT Roles
  • Business Advisor
  • Technical Advisor
  • Project level Roles
  • Project Manager (PM) Role and Key Relationships
  • PM and Business Sponsor
  • PM and Technical Coordinator
  • PM and Business Analyst
  • PM and Team Leader
  • PM and SDT
  • Roles and Responsibilities Top Tips

Module 3: Agile Project Management – Through the Lifecycle and Products

  • DSDM Process
  • Configuring the Process– 3 lifecycle Examples
  • Products
  • Pre-Project and the Agile PM
  • Feasibility and the Agile PM
  • Foundations and the Agile PM
  • Evolutionary Development and the Agile PM
  • Deployment and the Agile PM
  • Post-Project and the Agile PM

Module 4: Deliver on time – Combining MoSCoW Prioritisation and Time Boxing

  • MoSCoW
  • MoSCoW Relating to a Specific Timeframe
  • Integral Part of Planning Process
  • Making MoSCoW Work
  • Prioritisation – Who Decides?
  • Assigning Priorities Top Tips
  • Timeboxing – Which style?
  • Timeboxes – How Long?
  • DSDM Structured Timebox
  • Free-format Timebox
  • Daily Stand-up
  • Daily Stand-up and the AgilePM
  • Empowered Teams and Change
  • Wider Context
  • Timeboxing Top Tips

Module 5: DSDM Process and Facilitated Workshops

  • Configuring the Process– 3 lifecycle Examples
  • Pre-Project and the Agile PM
  • Feasibility and the Agile PM
  • Foundations and the Agile PM
  • Evolutionary Development and the Agile PM
  • Deployment and the Agile PM
  • Post-Project and the Agile PM
  • Modelling
  • Iterative Development

Module 6: People, Teams, and Interactions

  • People, Teams, and Interactions
  • Planning Effective Communication
  • Distributed Team Communication
  • Collaboration
  • People, Teams, Interactions Top Tips

Module 7: Requirements and User Stories

  • Requirements
  • User Stories
  • Example User Story Card – The Front
  • Confirmation - User Story Card – The Back
  • Well-Constructed User Stories
  • Requirements through the DSDM Lifecycle
  • Requirements Top Tips

Module 8: Estimating – How and When

  • Estimating – Coping with Uncertainty
  • Styles of Estimating – Top Down
  • Styles of Estimating – Bottom Up
  • Estimating Through the Lifecycle
  • Estimating Top Tips

Module 9: Planning in a DSDM Project

  • Planning Concepts
  • Testing Concepts
  • Tracking and Control Concepts
  • Planning Throughout the Lifecycle
  • Planning Activity Phase by Phase
  • Planning and Quality
  • Planning – Early Phases – Foundations
  • Planning – Evolutionary Development
  • Planning Top Tips

Module 10: Quality – Never Compromise Quality

  • Never Compromise Quality
  • Using DSDM Helps “Never Compromise Quality”
  • Quality Across the Lifecycle
  • DSDM as a Quality Process
  • Process Quality to Provide Predictability
  • Quality Top Tips

Module 11: Risk Management

  • Managing Risk
  • Risk Top Tips

Module 12: Tailoring the Approach

  • Project Approach Questionnaire (PAQ)
  • Tailoring DSDM Using PAQ
  • Tailoring Top Tips

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The Agile Foundation course has no formal prerequisites. However, to take the Agile Practitioner section of the course, you must have passed the Agile Foundation exam. The Pre-course material will be sent out to all delegates prior to the course. This will need to be completed before arriving at the training.


This Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner course is suitable for anybody who wants to gain in-depth knowledge on Agile Project Management Methodologies as well as to become a certified Agile Project Manager. Applicants of the course can be new to the industry or all the way to highly experienced project managers.

Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®)​ Training Course Overview

This 4-day course combines the Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner courses into one course. The Foundation portion of the certification is an introduction to the Agile methodology and provides the training for the AgilePM® Foundation certification (APMG accredited).

Once the Agile PM Foundation certification has been achieved, delegates will progress onto the Agile PM Practitioner portion of the course, which takes place on the final day. Our qualified trainers will guide you through the Agile Certification and help you acquire the skills to work as part of a team competently and proficiently on an Agile project.

Agile training centres on continual iterative feedback, at regular intervals, to allow for frequent refinement of a project. This means it departs 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 
  • Implement an Agile methodology into your daily thought-process
  • Deliver quicker, cost-effective, and minimal risk change with AgilePM® certified team members
  • Greater focus on customer satisfaction, fulfilled and satisfied clients translates to improved prospects of returning business
  • Enhanced communication focus, between teams and 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 Agile Business Consortium Limited. All rights reserved.​

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What's Included in this Agile Project Management Training Course?

The following is included in this Agile course:

  • Agile Project Management Foundation Examination
  • Agile Project Management Practitioner Examination
  • Pre-course material
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments
  • AgilePM Homework - Set by your AgilePM training Instructor, at the end of each day.

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Official APMG Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Foundation Exam

Learn how to flex and deliver projects rapidly to meet your customer needs.

AgilePM® Foundation exam format:

  • Question Type: 50 multiple choice questions.
  • Duration: 40 Minutes.
  • Supervised: Yes.
  • Material Allowed: None, this is a 'closed book' exam.
  • Pass Mark: 25/50 (50%).

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

Official APMG Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Practitioner Examination Information

Become an agile project leader with in-depth knowledge of agile principles.

Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Practitioner exam format: 

  • Question Type: Objective Testing
  • Total Questions: 4 questions, 20 marks per question
  • Pass Mark: 40/80 marks required to pass the exam - 50%
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Open Book: Yes, only the official AgilePM Manual is allowed

Your certificate is received two weeks after the AgilePM® results are released.

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Why choose us

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.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®) FAQs


Yes, all 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.
This certification is designed for those who already hold an AgilePM® Foundation certification or the acceptable substitutes. If you fulfil the prerequisites and would like to build on your existing Agile foundations and take a proactive role in implementing an Agile methodology into your project, then this is the course for you.
It is recommended to spend 3-5 hours on pre-course work material prior to the course. The Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner course last 4 days. There will also be homework assigned during the course.
Our accredited Agile Foundation and Practitioner course and training is in place to thoroughly prepare you for the examination. However, if you fail the Agile Foundation examination, you can re-book 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.
There are several routes available to you once you have gained the AgilePM® Practitioner certification. If you wish to learn about a more traditional project management approach which can be used to work alongside AgilePM®, you could gain a PRINCE2® certification. If you are familiar with PRINCE2® already and would like to understand how it can work with Agile, you could look at the PRINCE2 Agile® certification. Alternatively, if you would like to explore Agile more, the Scrum certification provides a framework for using Agile practices in a less traditional, less rigid way.
Our AgilePM Foundation and Practitioner training course requires you to complete work at home. This will be set by your AgilePM training instructor at the end of each day.
The price for Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®) certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®).
Please see our Agile Training courses available in the United Kingdom

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Trusted & Approved

We’re an APMG Accredited Training Organisation (ATO)


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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