Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®) Overview

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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Who should attend this AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner Course?

This Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®) Course equips delegates with an understanding of managing projects in an Agile environment. The AgilePM® Foundation Course covers the basics and principles of the methodology, while the Practitioner Course delves deeper into the practical application of these principles in real-world scenarios. This course can benefit a wide range of professionals, including::

  • Agile Project Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Product Owners
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Change Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Risk Managers

Prerequisites of the AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner Course

There are no formal prerequisites for pursuing the AgilePM® Foundation Course. However, to take the Agile Practitioner section of the course, you need to pass the Agile Foundation exam.

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

Agile Project Management is a dynamic approach to Project Management that prioritises flexibility and adaptability. In an ever-evolving business landscape, this Agile Project Management Course equips professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in Project Management by embracing change and customer collaboration. Its relevance is paramount in today's fast-paced world, where traditional Project Management methodologies often fall short.

Understanding Agile Project Management is crucial for professionals across various industries, including IT, software development, marketing, and more. Project Managers, Team Leaders, and anyone involved in project execution should aim to master this subject. This course enables professionals to deliver quicker, cost-effective, and low-risk changes, fosters client satisfaction, and enhances team communication.

The 4-day Agile Training online by the Knowledge Academy offers a comprehensive introduction to Agile methodologies. Delegates will gain a solid foundation in Agile principles, providing them with the core skills required for successful Agile Project Management. This training will enable them to implement Agile methodology seamlessly into their daily thought-process.

Course Objectives

  • To provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of Agile methodologies
  • To equip delegates with the core principles needed for successful Agile Project Management
  • To help delegates comprehend and implement the 12 Principles of Agile into their projects
  • To instil the ability to implement Agile methodology in daily project management
  • To enable delegates to deliver quicker, cost-effective, and minimal risk changes as certified AgilePM® team members
  • To emphasise a greater focus on customer satisfaction, fostering returning business prospects

Upon completion of this course, delegates will benefit by gaining a comprehensive understanding of Agile methodologies, allowing them to excel in Project Management roles and contribute effectively to Agile projects. This knowledge will enhance their career prospects and enable them to deliver successful projects with a focus on customer satisfaction and efficient team communication.

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What’s included in this AgilePM® Foundation & Practitioner Course?

  • Agile Project Management Foundation Examination
  • Agile Project Management Practitioner Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • AgilePM® Foundation Certificate
  • AgilePM® Practitioner Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Foundation Exam Information

The Agile Project Management Foundation Exam evaluates one's grasp of agile Project Management methodologies. Ideal for Project Managers, Business analysts, Software Developers, and those involved in Agile project delivery, this exam delves into various aspects of Agile, from its principles and processes to roles, communication strategies, risk management, and quality assurance. In essence, this certification is an excellent launchpad for those keen on establishing or advancing a career in Agile Project Management. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice  
  • Total Questions: 50 
  • Total Marks: 50 Marks   
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 25/50 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Practitioner Exam Information

The Agile Project Management Practitioner Exam assesses one's understanding of Agile Project Management methodologies. Essentially, this is a key certification for showcasing advanced agile knowledge, especially for those progressing from the Project Management Foundation exam and aiming for a higher trajectory in Agile Project Management. 

  • Question Type: Objective testing examination.
  • Total Questions: 4 (20 points per question)
  • Total Marks: 80 Marks.
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 40/80 Marks.
  • Duration: 2.5 Hours.
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Open Book (Only the Official AgilePM Manual is allowed).

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Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®) FAQs

Agile Project Management is an iterative and flexible approach to managing projects that focuses on delivering value to customers and stakeholders in a collaborative and adaptive manner. It focuses on the frequent and incremental delivery of project outcomes, allowing for continuous feedback and adaptation throughout the project lifecycle.
This Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Training is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to manage projects using Agile methodologies successfully.
Agile Foundation is an entry-level certification that provides a basic understanding of Agile principles, concepts, and terminology. On the other hand, Agile Practitioner is an advanced certification that builds upon the foundation level. It goes into greater detail on how to apply Agile methodologies in real-world project scenarios.
Agile Project Management aims to enable project teams to effectively and efficiently manage projects in a dynamic and unpredictable environment. It emphasises collaboration, adaptability, and iterative delivery to ensure that project requirements are met, customer satisfaction is achieved, and value is delivered early and continuously throughout the project lifecycle.
Yes, all our Agile Project Management courses, including this Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®) 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 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.
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.
There are no specific prerequisites for the Foundation level of this Agile Project Management Course. It is open to anyone interested in learning Agile Project Management methodologies. For the Practitioner level, it is typically required to have already obtained the Agile Project Management Foundation Certification.
The training fees for Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®) certification in Puerto Rico starts from $3995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®).
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