Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner — A 4 day course
This four-day accredited course provides participants with a thorough grounding in the DSDM® Atern® Agile approach and is comprised of three main elements. The first provides an overview of the Agile family of approaches and covers:
- What is Agile? Choosing the right Agile approach
- Agile Project Management - The Basics
- Roles and Responsibilities
The second element looks at setting up an Agile project and covers:
- Agile Project Management
- The Agile Project Management Process and Products
The third element deals with delivering a DSDM® Atern® project and covers:
- Prioritization and Timeboxing
- Agile Control
- Requirements, Estimating
- Agile Planning
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 also provides 28 Hours of Contact Education/Professional Development Units towards PMI PMP certification/re-certification.
Delegates will learn:
- Set up an Agile project
- Assign roles and responsibilities
- Create prioritized lists of requirements
- Define Increments and Timeboxes
- Manage a Solution Development Team
- Use Agile techniques
- Present the benefits of Agile approaches to senior management
What is Agile? Choosing the right agile approach
Agile Project Management - The Basics
Roles and Responsibilities
Preparing for Agile Project Management
Agile Project Management
The Agile Project Management Process and Products
Prioritization and Timeboxing
Explanation of mechanics of Practitioner examination
Samples of Practitioner questions
Question and answer session
Revision of major topics
Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices
London — £1295 (+VAT)
The Agile Practitioners 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 will be using the DSDM® Atern® method.
Delegates are expected to have experience of team leading, project management, project assurance/support or user management. This course is not aimed at delegates new to Project management.
You must bring signed photo ID with you on any APMG exam (passport, driving licence, student card) as you will be asked to produce it by the invigilator prior to the exam.
The Foundation exam is taken at the end of day 3, and Practitioner preparation and exam takes place on day 4.
The exam fees are included in the course price.
The exam formats are as follows: Foundation:
- 40 minute duration
- 50 questions
- 25 correct answers (50%) or more are required to pass
Practitioner: The practitioner examination is in the "Objective Testing" format of scenario, question and answer booklet.
- Objective-testing format
- 2.5 hours duration
- complex multiple choice questions
- Open-book (restricted to the manual only) examination