APMG Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner - AgilePM®

5 Day Course
Official Curriculum
Code PPMAGFP

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Overview

Please note: 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.

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

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.

Additional Information

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

Please Note: The last day (Day 5) will finish by 15:30 after the conclusion of the Practitioner exam.

APMG-International Agile Project Management is a trademark of The APM Group Limited.

Training Partners

We work with the following best of breed training partners using our bulk buying power to bring you a wider range of dates, locations and prices.

Modules

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Foundation Preparation (10 topics)

  • 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 (11 topics)

  • 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

Prerequisites

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. 


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.

Scheduled Dates

Please select from the dates below to make an enquiry or booking.

Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
PPMAGFP
Attend From Anywhere
5 Days $2,430
03-07 10-14
PPMAGFP 5 Days $2,430
PPMAGFP
Birmingham Regus (Victoria Sq)
5 Days $2,430
PPMAGFP
Bristol (Castlemead)
5 Days $2,430
PPMAGFP 5 Days $2,430
17-21
PPMAGFP 5 Days $2,430
10-14
AGILEPMFP 5 Days $2,295
PPMAGFP 5 Days $2,430
10-14
PPMAGFP
Leeds (City Exchange)
5 Days $2,430
AGILEPMFP 5 Days $2,295
PPMAGFP 5 Days $2,430
03-07 10-14
PPMAGFP 5 Days $2,430
17-21
PPMAGFP
Manchester (Oxford St)
5 Days $2,430
PPMAGFP
Manchester Regus (61 - 67 King St)
5 Days $2,430
17-21
PPMAGFP 5 Days $2,430
PPMAGFP
Nottingham (NELC)
5 Days $2,430
AGILEPMFP 5 Days $2,295
10-14

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