DSDM Atern Practitioner

3 Day Course
Official Curriculum

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Agile Development Training Courses.


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Concepts and Rationale (4 topics)

  • Origins and background
  • Benefits of Agile development methods
  • Principles and Success Criteria
  • Alternative Approaches

Team Structures (3 topics)

  • Project Team Roles & Responsibilities
  • Management Roles & Responsibilities
  • Alternative Team Structures

DSDM Framework (4 topics)

  • Project Phases
  • Iterative and Incremental Development
  • Phase Products
  • Product quality criteria

Management Techniques (5 topics)

  • Product Based Planning
  • Timebox Management
  • Prioritising Requirements (MoSCoW)
  • Risk and Configuration Management
  • Quality Management

Development Techniques (4 topics)

  • Prototyping
  • Modelling
  • Facilitated Workshops
  • Testing in DSDM Atern

Adopting DSDM (2 topics)

  • Scaling and off-shoring DSDM Atern
  • Transitioning to DSDM Atern


Existing Project management and software development experience is presumed.

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