The AgilePM methodology will enable you to deliver quicker, cost-effective and low risk change by implementing a tried and tested approach to agile project management.
During our 2-day Foundation training, you will understand the background of agile in project management and the differences compared to traditional or alternative approaches. You will be familiar with the core principles, concepts and processes required for successful agile projects.
Understand the philosophy and principles of Agile
Learn how to lay the foundations for successful agile projects within your organization
Get an insight in the lifecycle of an Agile project and discover alternative configurations
Discover the products produced during an Agile project and their purpose
Learn about the techniques used in AgilePM and their benefits and limitations
Have a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities within an Agile project
Learn how AgilePM integrates and complements with other processes and methodologies such as PRINCE2
Be prepared to successfully pass the AgilePM Foundation certification
The foundation AgilePM certification provides the users of the method with the core principles needed to facilitate a successful project, while allowing a degree of scope and agility that not many other methodologies provide.
Topics covered during Foundation
What is Agile? How to choose an appropriate Agile approach?
The philosophy, the 8 principles of AgilePM and project variables
The DSDM Process and products
Roles and responsibilities within an Agile project
Key practices: prioritization and Timeboxing
Planning and controlling the project throughout the Lifecycle
Other Agile practices: facilitated workshops, modelling and iterative development
Delivering projects on time: combining MoSCoW prioritization and Timeboxing
During this course, you will work in small groups for a set of small exercises based on a case study and from what you have learnt so far.
Using AgilePM sample papers, you will be prepared to successfully pass the AgilePM Foundation certification, taken at the end of the second training day.
Who should attend?
With a clear, concise and detailed perspective on project productivity, the AgilePM certification is useful to all candidates and competency levels ranging from highly experienced project managers to those new to the industry.
The AgilePM® Foundation course is designed for practicing project managers or Agile team members interested in becoming Agile Project Managers. You may be adding AgilePM® to your knowledge of traditional methods such as PRINCE2 or you may wish to expand your knowledge of other Agile methods (Scrum, Kanban, …).
There are no formal prerequisites for this course, however a first experience in project management is a plus.
About the exam
Multiple choice online exam format
50 questions per paper
25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50 %
40 minutes duration
The exam is taken online on the last training day at ± 16:00
Delegates receive an accredited set of training materials v2, including the presentation, exercises and a copy of the Agile Project Management Handbook v2.
Good preparation for the exam. Practical examples used and given to make sure the trainees understand the context of the course. Trainer is very knowledgeable about the subject and related topics.
Consultant at a Project Management and Consulting company
Well organized, very good supporting materials. Gives a very good overview of the methodology in a limited time.