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Course APMG Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner - AgilePM
  • Public Scheduled Price£2395 +VAT
  • Course Duration5 Days
  • Course Options
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    Fixed content, fixed date, fixed location, fixed length, multiple organisations - All you need to do is choose which course you would like to attend and contact us to book!
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Overview
This course has been updated to version 2.0 of the Agile Project Management Handbook.

This five-day accredited course provides participants with a thorough grounding in the DSDM Agile Project Management framework. It is comprised of a Foundation-level introduction to the framework, and an in-depth Practitioner-level examination of how a project manager applies the framework.

Presented by skilled lecturers with extensive experience in the practical application of project management, the course includes examination coaching and practice using sample questions.

This course does not cover the Scrum Framework.

Delegates should be prepared to set aside time to revise for the Foundation and Practitioner exams, in the evenings after the course lecture finishes. This includes studying the course Handbook, and working through sample exam questions.
Prerequisites
    • PRE-COURSE READING
      While not required, delegates are encouraged to visit the DSDM Consortium's website and start to become familiar with the framework, at www.dsdm.org.
    • PROOF OF IDENTITY
      Delegates must bring signed photo ID on any APMG exam (passport, driving license, student card) as they will be asked by the invigilator to produce it prior to the exam. Delegates must also be familiar with the APMG Terms and Conditions of Certification which can be found on the APMG International website. ?
Objectives
    • Set up an Agile project?
    • Identify appropriate people for Agile roles ?
    • Define Increments and Timeboxes?to keep a project on track
    • Manage a Solution Development Team?
    • Communicate with business stakeholders in a project environment
    • Use Agile techniques, including prioritisation of requirements,?to ensure on-time project delivery,
    • Present the benefits of Agile approaches to senior management
    • Identify risks to delivery of projects managed using the DSDM Agile approach
Certification
Agile Foundation and Practitioner Examinations
All delegates will sit the APMG Agile Foundation examination (a multiple choice paper) in the late afternoon of the second day of the course. Successful candidates will then be eligible to sit the Practitioner exam in the afternoon of the fifth day. Photo ID is required to take these exams.

Exam timing
The Foundation examination is taken at 15:00 during the afternoon on Day 2 and candidates may take 40 minutes to complete it
The Practitioner examination takes place at 13:00 on the afternoon of Day 5 and will last for up to 2.5 hours
Target Audience
    • The Practitioner course is intended for anyone who expects to have a management or leadership role in an Agile project and is specifically built to support anyone who needs to apply the DSDM Project Management framework in a business environment. Delegates are expected to have experience of team leading, project management, or project assurance/support.
What's included
    • For courses held on our premises, complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits are available. Lunch is not provided, however, there is a wide variety of eateries within a short walk of the centre.
    • Comprehensive course materials and exercises
    • Exam fees
    • Pre-course reading
Course Content
    • Foundation Preparation
      What is Agile? And why use DSDM?
      Philosophy, Principles, and Project Variables?
      Preparing for Success
      Preparing for Agile Project Management
      The DSDM Process?
      The People - DSDM Roles and Responsibilities
      The DSDM Products?
      Key Practices - Prioritisation and Timeboxing?
      Planning and Control Throughout the Lifecycle?
      Other Practices - Iterative Development, Facilitated Workshops, Modeling and Prototyping?
    • Practitioner Preparation
      Roles and Responsibilities - the project manager's view
      Agile Project Management through the Lifecycle
      The Effective Use of the Products
      Deliver on Time - Combining MoSCoW and Timeboxing
      People, Teams, and Interactions
      Requirements and User Stories
      Estimating - How and When
      Project Planning throughout the Lifecycle
      Quality - Never Compromise Quality
      Risk Management
      Tailoring the Approach

 

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