Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner — A 4 day course

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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:

The second element looks at setting up an Agile project and covers:

The third element deals with delivering a DSDM® Atern® project and covers:

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:


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

Agile Control

Requirements, Estimating

Agile Planning

Explanation of mechanics of Practitioner examination

Examination techniques

Samples of Practitioner questions

Question and answer session

Revision of major topics

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

A schedule of dates for this subject is not currently available. Please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

Suitable For

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:

Practitioner: The practitioner examination is in the "Objective Testing" format of scenario, question and answer booklet.