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Agile Training courses

accredited by

Agile Project Management (APMG), on behalf of APMG

Online Instructor-led (4 days)

Classroom (4 days)

Online Self-paced (32 hours)

Agile Project Management Foundation Exam & Agile Project Management Practitioner Exam

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

This is a four-day course focused on the AgilePM® Foundation and Practitioner training. The course covers the following topics:

  • Choosing the right approach
  • The basics of Agile Project Management
  • Roles and Responsibilities and delegation
  • 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
  • Anticipating and Managing risk
  • Requirements and Estimating
  • Agile Planning 
  • Building in quality
  • Consolidate your previous Agile knowledge
  • Successfully implement an Agile methodology into all aspects of your projects
  • Communication in an Agile project

Please note that there will also be homework set each evening for the candidates to complete.

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Who should attend this Agile Project Management Training?

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

Agile Project Management Training Prerequisites

The Agile Foundation course has no prerequisites. However, in order to take the Practitioner section of the course you must have passed the Agile Foundation exam.

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

 

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 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. 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 low-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 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 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

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Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM®)​ Exam Information

The structure of both the Agile Project Management Foundation & Agile Project Management Practitioner exams are as follows;

Agile Project Management Foundation Exam:

  • Type: 50 multiple choice questions
  • Duration: 40 Minutes
  • Supervised: Yes
  • Open Book: No
  • Pass Mark: 25/50 (50%)
  • Your certificate is received within two weeks of APMG receiving your exam paper

Agile Project Management Practitioner Exam:

  • Type: Objective examination. 4 Questions (20 Marks per question)
  • Duration: 150 Minutes
  • Supervised: Yes
  • Open Book: Yes - Only the Offical Agile Project Management Manual is allowed
  • Pass Mark: 40/80 (50%)
  • Your certificate is received two weeks after the AgilePM® results are released

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accredited by

Agile Project Management (APMG), on behalf of APMG

Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Official APMG Agile Project Management Foundation (AgilePM®) Exam

Agile Project Management Foundation Course Outline

This is a three-day course focused on 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 Timeboxing
  • 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.

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Who should attend this Agile Training Course?

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.

Prerequisites

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. 

 

Agile Project Management Foundation Course 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 centres 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 translate 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 Agile Business Consortium Limited. All rights reserved.​

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What's included in this Agile Training Course?

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

  • AgilePM® Foundation Examination
  • Pre-course material
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Agile Project Management Foundation (AgilePM®) Examination

The  structure of the Agile Project Management Foundation exam; 

  • Type: 50 multiple choice questions
  • Duration: 40 Minutes
  • Supervised: Yes
  • Open Book: No
  • Pass Mark: 25/50 (50%)
  • Your certificate is received within two weeks of APMG receiving your exam paper

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accredited by

Agile Project Management (APMG), on behalf of APMG

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Official APMG Agile Project Management Practitioner (AgilePM®) Exam

Agile Project Management Practitioner (AgilePM®) Course Outline

This one-day course focuses on the topics listed below.   

  • Consolidate your previous Agile knowledge
  • Roles and responsibilities and appropriate delegation
  • Preparing for an Agile project
  • Successfully implement an Agile methodology into all aspects of your projects
  • Communication in an Agile project
  • Iterative development
  • Prioritisation and time boxing
  • Maintaining control in an Agile project
  • Anticipating and managing risk
  • Requirements and Estimating
  • Agile Planning

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Who should attend this Agile Training Course?

This course is suited to those who have a prior understanding of Agile Project Management. 

Prerequisites

To take the AgilePM® Practitioner exam, you must have passed the Agile Foundation exam. The DSDM Altern Foundation or Advanced Practitioner certificates are also acceptable substitutes. PM® 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.

Agile Project Management Practitioner (AgilePM®) Course Overview

This course serves as a comprehensive one-day workshop for the AgilePM® Practitioner certification. This APMG accredited course is for those wishing to build on their prior Agile knowledge and successfully implement these principles into their projects and daily routine in project management.

Agile training centres 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.

  • Implement an Agile methodology into your daily thought-process
  • Have a thorough grasp of the 12 Principles of Agile training and the ability to apply them
  • Greater focus on customer satisfaction, fulfilled and satisfied client translates to improved prospects of returning business
  • Enhanced communication focus, between teams and also client, resulting in a better working environment
  • Concentrated attention on working software and project productivity rather than extensive documentation
  • Deliver quicker, cost-effective and low-risk change with AgilePM® certified team members

AgilePM® is a registered trademark of Agile Business Consortium Limited. All rights reserved.​

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What's included in this Agile Training Course?

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

  • The AgilePM® Practitioner Examination
  • Pre-course material
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Agile Project Management Practitioner (AgilePM®) Examination

The exam format is as follows:

  • Type: Objective examination. 4 Questions (20 Marks per question)
  • Duration: 150 Minutes
  • Supervised: Yes
  • Open Book: Yes - Only the Offical Agile Project Management Manual is allowed
  • Pass Mark: 40/80 (50%)
  • Your certificate is received two weeks after the AgilePM® results are released

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accredited by

Scaled Agile (Scaled Agile), on behalf of Scaled Agile

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Official SAFe® 5 Agilist Exam

Certified Scaled Agile Framework Leading SAFe® 5.0 Training Outline

This 2-day Scaled Agile course is fully accredited and has a central focus on the basis and constituents of the SAFe® 5.0 Framework.

What topics will be covered?

  • An introduction to SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework)
  • Incorporating a Lean-Agile mindset
  • Principles of SAFe®
  • Experiencing PI (Program Increment) Planning
  • Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean portfolio
  • Building large solutions

What are the objectives and learning goals?

  • Gain an understanding of the SAFe® 5.0 framework
  • Apply SAFe® to the already existing Agile and Lean methodologies that are in place at your organisation
  • Harmonise and collaborate with multiple Agile teams
  • Coordinate resolutions to the largest issues
  • Support the implementation and transformation of SAFe® into your organisation
  • Build an Agile portfolio
  • Course attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications

A one-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform is included within the course fee, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice

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Who is this Scaled Agile Framework Training Course intended for?

This course is designed for:

  • Executive level professionals
  • Development and Infrastructure Managers
  • PMs and Product Line Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Solution Architects

Prerequisites

No prior certifications are required.

Certified Scaled Agile Framework Leading SAFe® 5.0 Training Overview

Leading SAFe® uses the most current Lean-Agile methodology - SAFe 5.0. It amalgamates a Lean mindset and SAFe® to form a highly effective methodology that is adaptable to any organisation, regardless of complexity, structural set-up, or size. This comprehensive and fully certified 2-day course equips you with the skills to comfortably lead the utilisation of the Scaled Agile Framework into your enterprise, to enhance efficiency, productivity, and communication methods.

For organisational progression and success, rapid adaptation to the continually evolving technical and economic environment is required. Failure to keep up can result in lost business or even total failure. However, with a Leading SAFe® certification, you are certain to comfortably be able to manoeuvre your way around any issues that may arise during the development or delivery of software.

  • Focusing on customer centricity and design thinking enables the organization to understand the problem and design the right solution
  • New Measure and Grow guidance helps the organization determine its current state of business agility and identify tactical steps to improve economic outcomes and reach its desired future state
  • New Continuous Learning Culture competency provides a set of values and practices that encourage everyone in the enterprise to continually learn—and innovate together
  • New Organizational Agility competency helps teams optimize their business processes, evolve strategy with clear and decisive new commitments, and quickly adapt to capitalize on new opportunities
  • By expanding to include business teams, SAFe 5.0 enables all teams in the organization to participate in creating, delivering and supporting innovative business solutions
  • A new SAFe Principle—Organize Around Value—helps enterprises align their development efforts around the full, end-to-end value flow

 

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What's included in this Scaled Agile Course?

The following is included in this course:

  • SAFe 5.0 Agilist Examination
  • One year SAFe® Community Platform membership
  • Experienced SAFe® Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Certified Scaled Agile Framework Leading SAFe® 5.0 Exam information

The exam for the Leading SAFe® course is called SAFe 4 Agilist Exam. It’s a web-based exam that is provided by Scaled Agile. The fee for the exam in included in this course even though you do not do it with us. Successful completion of the exam will give you a one-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice. The exam can be taken up to 30 days after completing the course. The exam consists of:

  • 45 Multiple Choice Questions 
  • 76% Pass mark (34 out of 45)
  • 90 minutes
  • Closed book 

Those who wish to sit the examination must have:

  • Five or more years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
  • Scrum Experience is advised
  • Candidates must have attended an accredited Leading SAFe® course prior to taking the exam 

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accredited by

CPAPM (TKA), on behalf of TKA

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Official Professional in Agile Project Management (CPAPM) Exam

Certified Professional in Agile Project Management (CPAPM) Course Outline

Our comprehensive CPAPM training course will cover the following topics:

The Basics of Agile Project Management

  • What is Agile Project Management?
  • Why use Agile Project Management?
  • When to use Agile Project Management
  • Introducing the DSDM
  • The DSDM Method
  • DSDM Deliverables
  • Factors for Success
  • The 8 Key Principles

The Agile Lifecycle

  • The Agile Project Management Framework
  • Constructing the Agile Project Lifecycle
  • Adapting the Process

The Deliverable Products

  • Management Products
  • Technical Products
  • Business Products

The Agile Project Team

  • Agile Project Team Roles and Responsibilities
  • Leadership Styles
  • Collaboration

The Agile Practices

  • MoSCoW Prioritisation
  • Timeboxing
  • The Daily Stand-Up
  • The Team Board
  • Teams and Change
  • Facilitated Workshops
  • Modelling
  • Iterative Development

Agile Project Management & Control

  • Estimating
  • Planning
  • Testing
  • Risk Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Measuring Agile Success
  • Requirements
  • Maintainability
  • Configuration Management
  • User Stories
  • Quality Management and Control
  • Tailoring DSDM Using PAQ

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Who should attend Agile Project Management Course?

This CPAPM course is perfect for individuals who wish to become a Certified Professional in Agile Project Management but have little to no understanding of Agile principles and practices. This course can also be attended by traditional Project Managers who wish to transition to an Agile environment, or Agile team leaders who want to take on this more advanced role.


Certified Agile Project Management Professional Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites and so anybody can attend this course.

Certified Professional in Agile Project Management (CPAPM) Course Overview

Our comprehensive Certified Professional in Agile Project Management (CPAPM) training course is designed to provide delegates with all the skills required to become successful Agile Project Managers in just two days.

Agile practices are adopted by Project Management professionals worldwide, thus this certification is globally recognised as an indicator of proficiencies within Agile. The benefits derived from CPAPM are valuable and directly transferable to the workplace, making our certification attractive to employers and desired by individuals.

A broad range of content is delivered during the two days of training, providing delegates with an abundance of material from which to acquire their new understanding. Our trainers are experts in the realm, and are acclaimed globally for their entrenched knowledge of Agile concepts. The ability of our trainers to transmit their expertise is unparalleled, and hence results in the evolution of delegates who are competent and confident in applying Agile notions.

Agile is an approach to Project Management that focuses on flexibility and fast improvement. It is a proven approach that can be applied to any business or project, therefore has universal potential. This CPAPM certification will effectively prepare each candidate to fulfil the responsibilities of an Agile Project Manager by providing them with practical experience of up-to-date Agile Project Management practices and techniques.

In addition to studying specific Agile methods, a variety of Agile concepts will also be thoroughly explained, including customer cooperation, managing vendors, and mitigating risk. As well as this, individuals will explore deliverables, Agile team roles and responsibilities, and MoSCoW prioritisation.

If you are looking for a complete and comprehensive guide to Agile Project Management, and wish to gain a globally acknowledged certification in the subject, then this training course is perfect for you.

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What's Included in this Agile Project Management Course?

The following is included in this course:

  • CPAPM Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy CPAPM Manual
  • Experienced CPAPM Instructor
  • CPAPM Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Certified Professional in Agile Project Management (CPAPM) Exam Information

In order to become a Certified Professional in Agile Project Management, the delegate must pass an exam, which takes place on the final day of the course. This exam is made up of:

  • 40 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • Duration of 1 hour
  • Pass mark of 65%
  • Closed book

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accredited by

Scaled Agile (Scaled Agile), on behalf of Scaled Agile

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Official SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam

Certified SAFe® Product Manager/Product Owner Training Outline

This 2-day fully accredited SAFe® course focuses on the responsibilities of a Product Owner and Product Manager, in accordance with a SAFe® Framework. 

What topics will be covered?

  • An introduction to PO/PM SAFe
  • Incorporating the Lean-Agile mindset
  • Exploring the role and responsibilities of Product Owner and Product Manager  
  • Being an effective SAFe Product Owner and Product Manager
  • Managing solution value
  • How to engage with stakeholders
  • Building Communities of Practice
  • How to continually strive for improvement

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Who is this Scaled Agile Training Course intended for?

This course is designed for:

  • Product Owners, Product Line Managers, Product Managers, Business Owners, and Business Analysts
  • Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, PMO personnel, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects

Prerequisites

No prior certifications are required, but delegates will thrive if they possess experience or knowledge of:

Certified SAFe® Product Manager/Product Owner Training Overview

This fully-accredited 2-day Certified Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) Product Manager/Owner course uses the most current Lean-Agile methodology and is designed to allow you to deliver customer satisfaction and value through competent coordination and execution of PIs (Program Increments).

Central to this accredited course is the development of the appreciation of the roles of a Product Owner, Product Manager, Solution Manager, and Epic Owner. Additionally, this course aims to provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the Scaled Agile Framework®, including the specific activities and tools utilised to deliver value to the business.

For organisational success, rapid adaptation to the continually evolving technical and economic environment is required. Failure to do so will almost always result in the demise of companies which cannot keep up. However, with a SAFe® PO/PM certification, you are certain to be able comfortably to manoeuver your way around any issues that may arise during the development or delivery of software.

A Product Owner has the indispensable task of representing the customer to the Agile team. A Product Manager is responsible for the program backlog, identifying the customer’s requirements, and developing Vision and Roadmap. A thorough appreciation and grasp of these roles are imperative to the success of any SAFe®-aligned project.

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What's included in this Scaled Agile Training Course?

The following is included in this course:

  • SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager Examination
  • One year SAFe® Community Platform membership
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Certified SAFe® Product Manager/Product Owner Examination

The exam for SAFe® 4.0 Product Manager/Product Owner is called the SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam. The first examination attempt should be taken within 30 days from the course completion date. It’s a web-based exam that is provided by Scaled Agile. The fee for the exam is included in this course and the exam must be taken through an external body. Successful completion of the exam will give you a one-year membership to the Scaled Agile with access to members-only resources. 

  • Multiple Choice and True or False
  • 59 Questions
  • 60% Pass mark (35 out of 59)
  • 30 days from course completion to answer all of the questions and submit the exam
  • Open book

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accredited by

Scaled Agile (Scaled Agile), on behalf of Scaled Agile

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

SAFe® 5 Practitioner Exam

Certified SAFe® Practitioner for Team Training Outline

This is a 2-day fully accredited course that is based around the SAFe® 4.5 Framework. The exam can be taken up to 30 days after completing the course. Attendance of the Certified Safe® Practitioner course is a prerequisite prior to taking the exam.

What topics will be covered?

  • An introduction to SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework)
  • Incorporating a Lean-Agile mindset
  • Principles of SAFe®
  • How to build an Agile Team
  • Planning PIs (Program Increments)
  • Planning and Executing iterations
  • How to effectively integrate and work with other teams in ART (Agile Release Train)

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Who is this Scaled Agile Training Course designed for?

Those who wish to sit the examination, it is recommended that they:

  • Agile Release Train team members
  • Anybody who applies Lean and Agile on a large scale

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites, however, delegates will thrive if they are well acquainted with Scrum, Kanban, and/or XP. 

Certified SAFe® Practitioner for Team Training Overview

This fully accredited 2-day Scaled Agile Framework Practitioner Certification 4.5 (SAFe®) course uses the most current Lean-Agile methodology, SAFe® (4.5) and is aimed at teams that are a part of an Agile Release Train (ART) and focuses on increasing effectivity when working with other teams and the integration of Scrum, XP, and Kanban in an Agile focused environment. Furthermore, candidates can expect to develop and enhance a skill set that encompasses planning and executing PIs, planning and executing iterations, breaking requirements into stories, and problem-solving whilst continually identifying areas for improvement.

For organisational success, rapid adaptation to the continually evolving technical and economic environment is required. Failure to do so will almost always result in the demise of companies that are not able to keep up. However, with a SAFe® Practitioner certification, you are certain to comfortably manoeuvre your way around any issues that may arise during the development or delivery of software.

 

Agile Release Trains are a core element to any SAFe® environment. An ART is a multiple-disciplinary, long-life team that works with stakeholders to deliver effective solutions, within a PI (Program Increment) timeframe. They are often self-organising and are composed of 50-125 people. This official SAFe® course will provide you with the skills to beneficially contribute to an ART and collaborate with other teams. You will also gain a further understanding of using Scrum, Kanban, and XP in your role.

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What's included in this Scaled Agile Training Course?

The following is included in this course:

  • SAFe® 4 Practitioner Examination
  • One year SAFe® Community Platform membership
  • Experienced SAFe® Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Certified SAFe® Practitioner for Team Training Examination

The exam for the Certified SAFe® Practitioner course is called SAFe 4 Practitioner Exam. It’s a web-based exam that is provided by Scaled Agile. The fee for the exam is included in this course even though you do not do it with us. Successful completion of the exam will give you a one-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice.

  • Multiple choice
  • 45 Questions
  • 78% Pass mark (35 out of 45)
  • 90 minutes
  • Closed book 

Prior to sitting the SAFe Practitioner exam, candidates must have passed the Certified SAFe® Practitioner exam

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accredited by

AgilePgM™ (APMG), on behalf of APMG

Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Official APMG Agile Programme Management (AgilePgM®) Exam

Agile Programme Management (Agile PgM®) Outline

This course covers topics such as:

  • The Nature and Structure of an Agile Programme Lifecycle
  • Planning to Support an Agile Programme
  • Management and Control of an Agile Programme
  • Communication in an Agile Programme
  • How people are organised in an Agile Programme and how they contribute
  • Stakeholder Strategies

The training follows this outline:

  • What is Agile?
  • What is Agile PgM?
  • Agile PgM Lifecycle and Products Overview
  • Planning
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Governance
  • Monitoring and Control (including Risk Management)
  • Quality
  • Summary and Close

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Help establish flexible Agile programmes that respond to business change
  • Utilise Agile methodologies to encourage successful programme delivery
  • Actively promote trust and close cooperation between stakeholders
  • Assist an organisation in achieving transformational change faster, at lower cost and risk

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Who should attend this Agile Training Course?

The course is intended for anybody involved in, or looking to be involved in a programme management role. This includes programme managers and staff, project management office (PMO) managers, and staff involved in change at the strategic level.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites, but some experience of working on projects using Agile would be a bonus.

Agile Programme Management (Agile PgM®) Overview

Agile Programme Management (AgilePgM®) provides comprehensive best practice guidance on how to manage organisational change using Agile practices.

Project management has substantially evolved over the last few years, and appetite for Agile has grown greater as businesses have realised its advantages over the traditional way of running things. There is no reason, however, why Agile techniques couldn’t also be used for programme management. Thus, APMG’s Agile Programme Management certification was born. 

Developed in partnership with Agile Business Consortium, creators of the original DSDM/Agile Project Framework, the Agile PgM Foundation certification provides best practice guidance on how to manage groups of projects in an Agile way.

This 3-day course provides a full grounding in the method and includes an exam to certify knowledge and enable you to receive your certification.

AgilePgM® is a registered trademark of Agile Business Consortium Limited. All rights reserved.

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What's included in this Agile Training Course?

This training course includes 

  • The Agile Programme Management (Agile PgM®) Examination
  • Experienced Trainer
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Agile Programme Management (Agile PgM®) Exam Information

The Agile Programme Management (Agile PgM®) exam uses the following format. Successfully completing the exam awards you the certification.

  • Multiple choice, closed-book exam
  • 50 questions with four sections in total
  • The pass mark is 25/50 or 50%
  • 40 minutes duration

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Agile Overview Outline

This course covers the following:

  • Summary of Agile, Lean, and Scrum
  • Journey of the Agile Roles, Progressions, and Lifecycle
  • The Servant Leader and Empowerment Transformation
  • Impact to current organisational roles
  • Resource Management in an Agile World
  • Business and IT Collaboration as one Team
  • Creating Cross-Functional Service/Feature Teams
  • Agile/Lean Portfolio Management
  • Agile Performance Reviews
  • In what way Agile can fail
  • Generating Transformation Roadmap

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Who is this Agile Training course for?

This course is for professionals who wish to discover more about Agile.

Prerequisites

It would be helpful for delegates to have an understanding of Agile methods (modern vs traditional), the Agile Lifecycle, and Transforming to Agile. 

Agile Overview

Agile Overview is designed specifically to allow delegates to explore the key ideas and concepts which lie within Agile. By using this understanding, candidates can deliver a strategic vision in order to successfully convert a business and subsequently optimise its performance.

Trainees will learn about a number of agile practices, including techniques originating from Scrum and extreme programming. Earning this certification will improve your future career prospects as you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Agile and how to apply it to a business environment. Also, this qualification is indicative of a commitment to professional and personal development.

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What's included in this Agile Training Course?

This Agile course includes the following:

  • The Knowledge Academy Agile Overview Manual
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Agile Instructor
  • Refreshments

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accredited by

Agile Black Belt (TKA), on behalf of TKA

Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Agile Project Management Black Belt Course Outline

This course covers the following topics:

  • Elements of a Project
  • Agile Philosophy and Environment
  • Understanding XP
  • Understanding Scrum
  • Scrum Controls and User Stories
  • Understanding DSDM Atern
  • Agile Techniques
  • Estimating
  • Handling Risks 

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand the basic concepts of common agile ways of working
  • Understand the purpose and context for using agile methodologies
  • Be able to apply with rigor or tailor the agile frameworks to suit the needs of business and its projects

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Who should attend this Agile Training Course?

The course is aimed at anybody requiring an understanding of agile project management, including project managers, aspiring project managers, project staff and students.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend. Some project management knowledge will be a bonus.

Agile Project Management Black Belt Course Overview

This agile project management course is designed to provide a full understanding of agile project management, including its definition, its principles and how it can be implemented. Upon completion of this 3-day course, you will be confident in applying the principles of agile to projects, using a variety of tools in order to ensure effective and timely delivery. At the end of the course you will sit our Agile Project Management Black Belt exam, which will certify your knowledge.

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Agile Project Management Black Belt Exam Information

The Agile Project Management Black Belt Exam lasts 60 minutes and consists of 30 multiple choice questions with a combined total of 60 marks. The pass mark is 40/60, or 66%


What's Included in this Agile Training Course?

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Agile Project Management Black Belt Courseware Folder
  • The Agile Project Management Black Belt Examination
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments
 

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accredited by

Agile Black Belt (TKA), on behalf of TKA

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Agile Project Management Green Belt Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

Introduction:

  • What is Agile?
  • Origins of Agile
  • The Agile Manifesto

Agile Processes

  • Agile Development Process
  • The Deming Cycle
  • Empirical Process

Agile Approaches

  • Testing Methodologies
  • Process Control
  • Scrum
  • DMAIC

Team Management and Leadership

  • Self-organised Teams
  • Hierarchy of Needs
  • Creating an Agile Environment
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Agile Leadership Model
  • Emotional Intelligence

Agile Methodologies

  • Toolkit
  • Problem Solving
  • User Stories
  • Product Backlog
  • Agile DSDM
  • Kanban

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Who should attend this Agile Training Course?

The course is aimed at anybody requiring a basic understanding of agile project management. This could be project managers, project students or project staff. It will also benefit executives requiring a high-level understanding of agile, perhaps because they are looking to implement it into their own organisations.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend.

Agile Project Management Green Belt Course Overview

Our Agile Project Management Green Belt course provides a comprehensive introduction to agile project management for managers, executives and project staff who require a basic understanding of its principles and requirements. After completion of this 1-day course, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals and advantages of agile project management, as well as some approaches to it.

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What’s Included in this Agile Training Course?

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Agile Project Management Green Belt Courseware Folder
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments
 

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Agile for Teams Course Outline

Our Agile for Teams course conveys a wide range of information in order to give delegates a comprehensive overview of the subject and supply them with the most useful training experience possible, exploring the various facets of Agile principles and methodologies:

  • Understanding the Agile Principles and Techniques
    • What is Agile?
    • The history of Agile
    • Waterfall vs Agile
    • Why choose Agile?
    • Agile techniques
  • Comparing Kanban and Scrum techniques
    • Introducing Kanban
    • The Kanban process
    • Benefits of Kanban
    • Introducing Scrum
    • The Scrum Process
    • Benefits of Scrum
    • Kanban or Scrum?
  • Creating Sprint Plans
    • Sprint Planning Meeting
    • Sprint Goals
    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective
  • Learning How to Manage Large and Small Teams Efficiently
    • Leadership vs management
    • Functions of leadership
    • How to motivate
    • Maximising verbal and visual communication
    • Tips for managing large teams
    • Challenges in managing large teams
    • Challenges for managing small teams
    • Tips for managing small teams
  • Learning How to Plan Large-Scale Projects with Multiple Teams
    • Planning large-scale projects
    • Managing multiple teams
    • Tips for managing multiple teams
    • Implementing Agile concepts across multiple teams
  • Organising the Product Backlog
    • Defining the product backlog
    • Revising the product backlog
  • Evaluating a Project
    • The evaluation phase
    • Post-implementation review

 

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Who Should Attend this Agile Training Course?

Individuals who may benefit from taking this course include:

  • Ambitious project managers looking to improve their working practices
  • Executives interested in improving the work culture and productivity of their teams

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites required to attend this course. However, in order to best implement the concepts provided, it would be best learned by those in a managerial position.

Agile for Team Course Overview

The Knowledge Academy’s Agile for Teams 1-day training course is intended to equip delegates with the understanding and skill to implement Agile methodologies in their own organisations, ideally improving their teams’ productivity and enhancing customer satisfaction. Engineered to give delegates an insight into the principles behind Agile as well as introducing multiple Agile methodologies, this course gives delegates the flexibility and resourcefulness required to make Agile teams a success at any size.

Covering topics as diverse as Kanban and Scrum techniques to learning how to evaluate a project after its implementation, this Agile for Teams course will allow you to holistically transform the way in which you and your teams work, from the inception of a project onwards, to prioritise clear communication, efficiency, and satisfaction for both customers and employees.

By undertaking this course with The Knowledge Academy, you will benefit from the expertise of our well-renowned trainers and their unrivalled experience with a variety of Agile methodologies, enabling you to discover which approach is best for your organisation. You will also gain access to our peripheral materials, such as the course manual, designed to cement and enhance your understanding of Agile concepts for sustained use.

 

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What’s Included in this Agile Training Course?

This training course features:

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Agile for Teams courseware and supplementary materials
  • Certificate of Completion
  • The knowledge and experience of a respected instructor
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Agile User Stories Course Outline

Introduction to Agile

  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Agile methodologies
  • The Agile development process

Introduction to Scrum

  • Why use Scrum?
  • Basic Scrum structure
  • Scrum Team roles

User Story Basics

  • What is a user story?
  • User stories in Scrum
  • Creating requirements
  • Focusing on the customer

Harnessing User Stories

  • Focusing on customer satisfaction
  • Decomposing stories
  • Creating the product backlog
  • User stories and acceptance criteria
  • Case studies

Product Backlog Best Practices

  • How the Backlog evolves
  • Grooming the Backlog
  • Creating the Sprint Backlog

Estimation and Evaluation

  • Using story points for estimation
  • Measuring team progress
  • Further user input

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Who Should Attend this Agile Training Course?

  • Project Managers aiming to expand their knowledge of development methodologies
  • Individual project team members who aim to become user-focused Project Managers
  • Executives wishing to implement an innovative form of product development in their organisations

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites to taking this Agile User Stories course, though it is recommended that delegates have previous Project Management knowledge and/or experience.

Agile User Stories Course Overview

This 1-day course is designed for experienced Project Managers and is intended to introduce User Stories and help delegates to understand their importance in creating successful, user-focused projects. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of why User Stories are crucial to improving customer satisfaction, and discuss how to harness User Stories to create the best projects possible. Complementing the user-focused nature of Agile, this Agile User Stories course will discuss how to understand, deconstruct, and learn from User Stories to create powerful new development techniques.

Covering the Scrum process and focusing on the Product Backlog, this course is aimed towards existing Project Managers with experience in Agile and Scrum development. Delivered by one of The Knowledge Academy’s expert trainers, taking this thorough course will demonstrate an individual’s drive for self-improvement to employers and help them to adopt a truly user-focused development philosophy.

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What's Included in this Agile User Stories Course?​

This training course features:

  • A Comprehensive Agile User Stories Course Folder 
  • An Agile User Stories Action Plan
  • Full Access to Training Slides and Trainer Notes
  • Certificate of Attendance 
  • 24/7 Support Before, During & After your Course
  • Refreshments Available Throughout the Day (Classroom Only)

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

Yes, all of our Agile training courses are accredited by APMG International, who created AgilePM® alongside the Agile Business Consortium. We are an APMG ATO (Accredited Training Organisation).
It will depend on the course you have choose.
We provide the official Agile Project Management Handbook, The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, official certificate and refreshments.
Yes, the course includes the both the Agile Foundation and Practitioner exams.
AgilePM® Foundation has no prerequisites. However, to take the AgilePM® Practitioner exam, you must have passed Agile Foundation. The DSDM Altern Foundation or Advanced Practitioner certificates are also an acceptable substitute.
The Foundation exam is multiple choice and the Practitioner exam is in the "objective-testing" format, a style of complex multiple-choice examination.
Please arrive at your course venue for 08:45am.
1) A pre-course workbook 2) The first three chapters of the Agile Project Management Handbook (this is provided)
There will be some homework throughout the course. Completing this will ensure you have the best possible chance of passing the exam.
You will receive confirmation details as soon as your place has been booked and confirmed.
There are a number of routes available to you once you have gained AgilePM® certification. If you wish to learn about a more traditional project management approach which can be used to work alongside AgilePM®, you could gain 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.
AgilePM® qualifications are gained by sitting exams. All of our Agile courses include the relevant exam. Alternatively, if you are self-studying, APMG offer public exam sessions at centres around the world.
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.
Please see our Agile Training courses available in the United States
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Agile Training.
The price for Agile Training certification in the United States starts from $1495.

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