Course Information
CodeAGPF
FeeSee particular events - prices exclude VAT
Duration4 Day(s)
Delivery MethodInstructor-led
Scheduled Dates
  • Weekend 08/07/2017 Central Sheffield (Part One) 2 Day(s) £1395
  • Weekend 15/07/2017 Central Sheffield (Part Two) 2 Day(s)
  • 29/08/2017 Central Sheffield 4 Day(s) £1195
  • Weekend 14/10/2017 Central London (Part One) 2 Day(s) £1395
  • Weekend 21/10/2017 Central London (Part Two) 2 Day(s)
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Rezound provide official AGPF AgilePM Foundation and Practitioner training for Sheffield, London, Leeds, Manchester, Yorkshire and at your site in the UK.

Course Details

Introduction

AgilePM is the UK's fastest growing project management methodology!

The version has just been updated to 2.0 and includes feedback from practitioners in the Agile field.

This APMG authorised course addresses the foundation and practioner level needs for project team members who are working in project-focused environments which require the efficiencies of Agile. Based on the long-standing DSDM Atern (Dynamic Systems Development Method), Agile Project Management provides organisations with standards, rigour and visibility while enabling the Solution Development Team to make the best use of their knowledge and skills.

Legal Notice

The APMG Swirl Agile Project Management Device is a Trade Mark of APM Group Limited

Agile Project Management® Training delivered in Association with Raj Khanna Associates Limited, who are an Accredited Training Organisation for APMG UK

Related Certifications and Examinations

There can be many combinations for how a course's content maps to the various examinations and related certifications.

We have listed as many of the primary ones as possible and continually update our database - please contact us for further information.

Related Examinations

Related Certifications

Audience

This course is suitable for project managers, team members and managers from any discipline. A detailed understanding of Agile Project Management is beneficial for everyone involved in Agile projects at any level.

Attendees are often preparing for the Agile Project Management Certification and both the Foundation and Practitioner Examinations are sat during the course. Success at Foundation level is a prerequisite for sitting the Practitioner Examination.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Agile Project Management's Philosophy
  • The Eight Principles
  • Managing an Agile project
  • Difference of management style compared to 'traditional' projects
  • Integration with PRINCE2®
  • Demonstrate their status by earning the Foundation and Practitioner certificate (dependent upon examination results)

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should ideally have:

  • No prior experience is necessary as the pre-reading and training provide a solid foundation in the subject area
  • Previous experience of project management methodologies such as PRINCE2® is useful where the delegate may be in an environment utilising both 'traditional' and Agile methods

Materials

  • The 'Agile Project Management Handbook' published by DSDM® Consortium
  • Comprehensive APMG Accredited Courseware
  • Pre-reading Guidance
  • AgilePM Foundation and Practitioner Examinations included

Course Outline

The course is built around the latest APM Group syllabus and features an interesting case study to illustrate the Agile Project Management methodology and to help with understanding of its concepts and application. The course is delivered by our expert trainer and incorporates highly effective interactive classroom techniques to ensure that the concepts and skills are acquired and retained. The Agile PM Foundation and Practitioner Examinations are completed during the course - see the above links for details on the examinations.

Course Detail

A Pre-event preparation pack including pre-reading guidance will be sent to everyone attending this event. The course is built around the latest APM Group syllabus and features an interesting case study to illustrate the Agile Project Management methodology and to help with understanding of its concepts and application. Delegates will need to spend approximately five hours studying in order to be fully prepared for the course.

The course is delivered by our expert trainer and incorporates highly effective interactive classroom techniques to ensure that the concepts and skills are acquired and retained. Over the three days the foundation level topics are introduced, discussed, practised and applied to appropriate scenarios.

There are two examinations incorporated with the Foundation Examination sat on the third day of the course and the Practitioner Examination sat on the fourth day.

Lessons and Activities

  • The Fundamentals and the Philosophy
  • The Principles
  • Preparation
  • The Lifecycle and Products
  • Team structures
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Communication
  • MoSCoW and Timeboxing
  • Lifecycle Configuration
  • Estimation and Measurement
  • Quality and Maintainability
  • Planning, Control and Risk
  • Implementing Agile Project Management
  • Foundation and Practitioner Examination Techniques and Tips for Success

Agile Project Management Foundation Examination

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

Agile Project Management Practitioner Examination

  • Objective testing
  • 4 questions per paper, 20 marks available per question
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
  • 2.5 hours duration
  • Open book (restricted to the official manual only) examination

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