AgilePM Sheffield Weekend Training Course Information
Course CodeAGPFW (Sheffield)
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DurationTwo Weekends (4 Days)
ExaminationsFoundation and Practitioner Included!
Delivery MethodInstructor-led with Pre-Reading Assignment
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Agile Project Management Residential Training Courses

Maximise your study time by making your Agile Project Management course residential. Take the opportunity to study, relax and fully concentrate on your new qualification without a daily commute.

Course Details

Introduction

Agile Project Management is based on the long-standing DSDM Atern® (Dynamic Systems Development Method) and it provides organisations with standards, rigour and visibility while enabling the Solution Development Team to make the best use of their knowledge and skills.

This APMG authorised two weekend duration course addresses the foundation and practitioner level needs for project team members who are working in project-focused environments which require the efficiencies of Agile.

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

Examinations

This course incorporates the following examinations:

Audience

This course is of benefit for both new and existing 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.

Completion

At completion the delegate will understand Agile Project Management at the Foundation and Practitioner Level and will have knowledge and insight into:

  • Agile Project Management's Philosophy
  • The Eight Principles
  • Managing an Agile project
  • Difference of management style compared to 'traditional' projects
  • Integration with PRINCE2®

Prerequisites

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.

Course Materials

All the required materials are provided as part of the course and these include:

  • The 'Agile Project Management Handbook' published by DSDM® Consortium
  • Comprehensive APMG Accredited Courseware
  • Pre-reading Guidance

Course Outline

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 four days (two weekends) the following topics are introduced, discussed, practised and applied:

  • 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

The instructor will discuss the best approach to success in the examinations and mock questions will be made available during the course to ensure the delegates are prepared.

Agile Project Management Foundation Examination

In the afternoon of the third day (second Saturday) of the course the Foundation Examination is taken. Full details and recommended preparation are provided during the course:

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

The course continues on the fourth day (second Sunday):

  • Brief Review of Agile Project Management Foundation Level
  • Presentation and discussion of successful examination techniques with practitioner level question practise and review
  • Facilitated review time

Agile Project Management Practitioner Examination

In the afternoon of the course the Practitioner Examination is taken. Full details are provided during the course:

Agile Project Management Practitioner Examination:

  • 2.5 hours duration
  • 'Objective Testing' format - scenario, question and answer booklet
  • 4 questions
  • 20 marks per question
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
  • Complex Multiple Choice Format
  • Open Book ('Agile Project Management Handbook Version 2.0' only)

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