AgilePM Project Management Foundation & Practitioner

Accreditation

APMG

Course duration

4 Days

Certificate valid for

3 years

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This accredited course is designed for Project Managers, who require an understanding of the agile approach and/or who are intending to run projects using the DSDM® framework. The course will also benefit agile team members and Senior Managers who may be investigating the implications of adopting Agile Project Management within their organisation. It is also designed to equip practicing Project Managers with the confidence to sit the AgilePM® Foundation and Practitioner qualifications.

AgilePM Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Course Overview

Day 1:

  • Course Introduction
  • What is Agile?
  • Choosing the right approach
  • Agile Project Management – the basics
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Preparing for Agile Project Management
  • Evening work: as directed by the trainer

Day 2:

  • Review Day 1 and evening work
  • Agile Project Management
  • AgilePM Processes and Products (part 1)
  • AgilePM Processes and Products (part 2 – Foundation)
  • AgilePM Process and Products (part 3 – from Exploration & Engineering)
  • Communication
  • Prioritization and Timeboxing
  • Evening work: as directed by the trainer

Day 3:

  • Review Day 2 and evening work
  • Agile Control
  • Requirements and Estimating
  • Agile Planning
  • AgilePM Foundation Examination
  • Marking and results
  • Practitioner Course only: Evening work: as directed by the trainer

Day 4:

  • AgilePM Practitioner Examination Objectives and Guidance
  • AgilePM Review
  • AgilePM Practitioner Examination Workshops
  • AgilePM Practitioner Examination
  • End of Practitioner Course

The course is assessed via 2 examinations: 

AgilePM Foundation

  • 40 minutes
  • 50 questions
  • Pass mark = 25/50

AgilePM Practitioner

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • 4 Objective Test style questions
  • Open book (candidates may use an annotated manual)
  • Each question is worth 20 marks
  • Pass mark = 40/80

Successful delegates will receive AgilePM Project Management Foundation and Practitioner Electronic Certificates. The foundation certificate never expires; however, the practitioner certificate is valid for 3 years. Delegates will also be able to download Digital Badges, which they can use on social media sites (e.g. LinkedIn) to verify their qualification.

What's Included?

This course includes: 

  • Training and exam preparation from an approved AgilePM trainer
  • Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner exams (taken in class)
  • Agile Project Management Practitioner certificate (on passing both exams)
  • Agile Project Management Handbook version 2.0
  • 1-year Agile Business Consortium membership for free (on passing the exams)
  • Detailed course notes
  • Sample exam