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PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner

  • Accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS
  • PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner includes course materials, exam and certificate
  • Recognised as the World's Largest Agile Project Management Training Provider

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PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner Overview

This PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification consists of a 2 day, this trainer-led course that aims to educate delegates on how PRINCE2 Agile® can be tailored to specific scenarios. This course has been developed as a single-tier certification to allow those who already have an existing project management knowledge to learn how Agile can be incorporated into their projects.

By combining the methods of PRINCE2® and Agile, the certification aims to provide individuals with a framework for their projects that is precise and controllable, whilst still being quick to adapt to sudden changes. By the completion of this course, delegates will be able to apply PRINCE2 Agile® to specific scenarios but may not be able to tailor it to their own projects, this skill will be dependent on the individual’s expertise.

This PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner Certification is fully accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS, a world-leading best practice provider.

 

*After completing 2 days of classroom training and successfully passing your Foundation Exam, the third day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience in order to prepare you to take and pass your Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready 

 

PRINCE2 Agile® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner Outline

Please note as for January 1st 2019 PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner duration will be changing from a 3-day course to a 2-day course. 

This course will cover the following:

Module 1: Understand the basic concepts of common Agile methods       

  • Explain the differences between projects and BAU (Business as usual)
  • Describe agile and its common approaches, how and why Agile approaches have developed and where they are used
  • Describe the history of Agile, it’s contrast to the waterfall way of working and how the Agile Manifesto fits in
  • Describe the different levels of Agile maturity and well-known Agile frameworks
  • Describe behaviours, concepts and techniques that characterize Agile
  • Define the PRINCE2 Agile® view of ‘Agile’
  • Describe Kanban, the Kanban method and its six general practices, including the use of Cumulative Flow Diagrams (CFDs)
  • Describe the core concepts of Lean Start-up
  • Describe the use of workshops
  • Describe how to transition to Agile
  • Define Scrum theory and explain the nature of the Scrum team, Scrum events, Scrum artefacts and Sprints

Module 2: Understand purpose and context for combining PRINCE2® and Agile

  • Describe the complementary strengths of PRINCE2® and the Agile way of working
  • Define who can benefit from using PRINCE2 Agile® and in what contexts/situations
  • Define the make-up of PRINCE2 Agile® (frameworks, behaviours, concepts, techniques, focus areas)
  • Explain the eight ‘guidance points’
  • Explain how PRINCE2® controls and governance can enable Agile to be used in many environments
  • Describe what a typical PRINCE2® ‘project journey’ looks like in an Agile context

Module 3: Apply and evaluate focus areas to a project in an Agile context

  • Explain the purpose and use of the Agilometer throughout a project
  • Describe the six sliders used on the Agilometer, explain their significance and how to improve them
  • Describe in detail requirements terminology, decomposition and prioritization, including MoSCoW and Ordering
  • Explain how requirements prioritization is used
  • Explain the rich communication focus area, its importance and its key techniques
  • Explain how to manage frequent releases and the benefits of ‘failing fast’

Module 4: Fix and flex six aspects of project in an Agile context

  • Describe how to use the ‘hexagon’ in relation to the six aspects of project performance
  • Explain the use of tolerances in terms of what to ‘fix’ and what to ‘flex’ in relation to the six aspects of project performance
  • Describe in detail each of the five targets that underpin the use of the hexagon
  • Explain why the ‘fix and flex’ approach is good for the customer

Module 5: Apply or tailor PRINCE2® principles, themes, processes, and management products to a project in an Agile context

  • Describe in detail the five PRINCE2 Agile® behaviours (Transparency, Collaboration, Rich Communication, Self-Organization, Exploration)
  • Explain that Agile needs to be incorporated in all seven PRINCE2® processes and all seven themes but that the amount appropriate to each will vary depending on the project context
  • Describe the two common Organization roles of Scrum master and Product owner
  • Explain how to adjust roles, including the use of specialist roles, and the options for team organization in a project
  • Define the make-up of a typical delivery team
  • Describe servant leadership, its use and importance
  • Describe how to define Working Agreements
  • Describe quality setting techniques including ‘definition of done’ and the use of acceptance criteria
  • Describe quality testing, quality checking and management techniques
  • Describe approaches to planning and typical planning techniques
  • Describe approaches to risk and how Agile concepts mitigate many typical risks
  • Describe how blending PRINCE2® with Agile approaches controls, responds to, and minimizes the impact of change, including risk management and configuration management
  • Describe how empowered self-organizing teams handle change dynamically within set tolerances
  • Describe common feedback loops and their importance
  • Describe progress monitoring techniques including use of ‘work in progress’ boards, burn charts, information radiators
  • Describe in detail Agile techniques that may apply to each PRINCE2® process including Cynefin
  • Describe how to flex the ‘Direct a Project’ stage and the benefits of collaborative working
  • Describe how to ‘manage by exception’ with emphasis on empowerment, quantity of deliverables, rich information flows and value of deliverables
  • Explain why PRINCE2® ‘stages’ may not be required, including the use of timeboxes and Scrum of scrums
  • Describe typical output mechanisms when ‘Controlling a Stage’ and ‘Managing a Stage Boundary’
  • Describe the use of retrospectives and how to make them effective
  • Describe approaches to managing product delivery including Scrum and Kanban
  • Explain how to define Work Packages, Product Descriptions, quality criteria and tolerances
  • Give guidance on behaviours, risk and the frequency of releases
  • Explain how to manage stage boundaries and the similarities between a stage and a release
  • Explain how to assess quantity, quality and benefits of stage deliverables
  • Explain how to effectively close a project, including evaluation of the use of Agile
  • Describe how to tailor PRINCE2® products, including Work Packages, Highlight Reports and Checkpoint Reports
  • Describe in detail Agile techniques that may apply to each PRINCE2® theme including requirements, defining value and user stories
  • Describe guidance on the use of contracts
  • Describe PRINCE2 Agile® delivery roles
  • Explain how to use the Health Check
  • Describe the fundamental values and principles of Agile
  • Outline tips for the PRINCE2 Agile® project manager
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PRINCE2 Agile® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Who should attend?

This certification is designed for project professionals, specifically those who work in project management, who would like to learn how to incorporate Agile approaches into their work. It would also be beneficial for individuals in roles involving programme and project support functions.

Prerequisites

In order to enrol on this PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner training course, delegates must hold one of the following certifications:

Yes, The Knowledge Academy is accredited by PeopleCert, on behalf of AXELOS for this PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification.
PRINCE2® (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is a process-based methodology for project management. As it is generic, it is flexible enough to be tailored to any project or any organisation, and because it is a best practice solution, it has been proven to work. PRINCE2® training is managed by AXELOS, a leading worldwide best practice methodology provider.
Agile encompasses a set of methodologies surrounding software development. Within the Agile certifications, these methodologies are combined with project management approaches to produce a framework for projects that is rigorous and controllable, yet able to adapt to change quickly.
Yes, in order to complete this PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification, candidates must pass an examination.

PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner Examination

In order to complete this PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner course, delegates must pass the associated examination. The exam is:

  • Objective testing
  • 50 questions of one mark
  • 60% pass mark (30/50)
  • 150 minutes in duration
  • Open book exam (official PRINCE2 Agile® guide only)

The following is included in this course:

  • PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner Examination
  • Pre-course material
  • The Knowledge Academy PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner Manual
  • PRINCE2 Agile® Manual ISBN: 9780113314676
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Duration: 1 Days*

Pre-requisites: - PRINCE2® Foundation - PMP® Certification Training - CAPM® Certification Training - PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation

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