Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Training with Exams

Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Training with Exams
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Manage projects more efficiently and effectively with the Agile Project Management methodology. This course bundle introduces would-be project managers to Agile concepts, before taking them through basic and advanced principles, preparing them to sit both Foundation and Practitioner level exams.

The Agile Project Management course is best suited to:

  • New project managers who work in organisations that use Agile and who need to improve their own knowledge.
  • Agile project team members who want to better understand their role.
  • Project managers who need to cross-train from another management methodology.
  • Consultants who need documented proof of their Agile experience.
  • Individuals who are cross-training for a role in project management and need a qualification to open new employment options.

Principally designed for the engineering, IT and new product or service development industries, the Agile project management framework takes an iterative and incremental approach to the management and build process. The Agile Project Management course will show students the key concepts of the framework and how they are applied to real-world projects to boost success rates and increase efficiency.

The ultimate goal of this course is to help students sit and pass both Foundation and Practitioner level qualifications.

Using a series of instructor led videos and self-study manuals (sold separately), the Agile Project Management course is delivered online via the learning platform. This system allows students access to content anyplace anytime, so they can study whenever and wherever is most convenient for their needs.

A series of flash cards allow learners to test their understanding, and a number of practical scenarios in each module can be used to practice common responses, or to see how the framework can be applied to real world scenarios.Students can discuss topics with other learners using our social network, adding another learning channel by which to further improve knowledge and skills.

KEY LEARNING POINTS

  • The concepts, benefits and risks of Agile development.
  • The philosophy, approach and principles of Agile project management.
  • Understanding the DSDM Atern lifecycle and products.
  • Recruiting or assembling appropriate project teams.
  • How to plan and run a facilitated workshop.
  • Model and prototype aspects of the solution to ensure that the correct development path is being followed.
  • Elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements for deliverables.
  • Create a timeboxed plan that keeps the project on track.
  • Understanding the importance of negotiation and collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure continued progress.
  • How to set up and manage an Agile project using the framework.

Once complete, students will be ready to sit and pass the Agile Foundation qualification. They will also be fully prepared to move onto the advanced topics covered in the Practitioner course:

  • Overseeing products and deliverables and properly assigning responsibility to management, business and technical departments.
  • Structuring and empowering project teams for maximum success and efficiency.
  • Using MoSCoW prioritisation to ensure deliverables are completed in the correct order.
  • Advanced estimating, measurement and configuration considerations for successful Agile management.
  • Defining functional and non-functional requirements for deliverables.
  • Implementing quality control to maintain standards.
  • Preparing for the future by considering maintainability and scalability during planning.

ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

Agile Project Management course from ensures that project managers have the skills, knowledge and experience required to successfully manage a project using the Agile framework. Students will also be fully prepared to sit and pass both Foundation and Practitioner level Agile qualification exams.

Individuals completing this course will benefit from:

  • Sufficient training and understanding to pass the Agile qualification exams and become a registered AgilePM® Practitioner.
  • Improved performance either working as part of, or leading Agile project teams.
  • Improved project outcomes for employers and customers.
  • Improved employment prospects, either through internal promotion, or elsewhere within the project management industry.
  • Foundation and Practitioner e-learning gets Category C - 28 PDUs

The Agile Project Management course is an essential step towards AgilePM® Registered Practitioner status. This course is also a cost-effective choice for would-be project managers who want to study the Foundation and Practitioner level materials concurrently.

The Agile Foundation examination is available in the following languages:

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Polish

The Agile Practitioner examination is available in the following language:

  • English

EXAMS

Foundation Exam Format

  • 50 multiple choice questions
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) - 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed book

Practitioner Exam Format

  • Objective testing
  • Four questions with 20 marks available per question
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
  • Two-and-a-half hour duration
  • Open-book (Agile PM Handbook only)

Armed with the Agile Foundation certificate, project team members will:

  • Be better able to participate as a member of a project team that operates according to Agile principles.
  • Be better able to apply the Agile project management framework to company projects, raising standards and success rates accordingly.
  • Be able to provide basic Agile methodology guidance to colleagues or third parties.
  • Have the skills and experience required to work as part of an Agile project team, or secure a job elsewhere in the sector.

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

AgilePM and the 'APMG-International Agile Project Management and Swirl Device logo' are trademarks of The APM Group Limited.

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Agile Project Management - The Basics
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Preparing for Agile Project Management
  • Pre-Project and Foundation Phases and Products
  • Evolutionary Development Deployment and Post-Project Phases
  • Techniques and Practices
  • Agile Control
  • Agile Planning
  • Exam Preparation

This Course has a PDU (Professional Development Units) Value of 25.

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Course Code
EC112666
Type
Online Course with Exam
Course Access
6 Months
Exams Included
Agile Foundation & Practitioner Exams
Associated Certification
Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner
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