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AGILE PM™ FOUNDATION COURSE OUTLINE Webinar Delivery. 3 X Sessions – Ask For Scheduled Training Dates.

Course Overview

Introduction This Foundation course is an APM Group Ltd (APMG) Accredited Course that covers the elements contained in the APMG Syllabus for the Agile PM™ Foundation Course. The Foundation course is aimed at individuals who need to be informed members of a project management team within an environment using Agile PM™ methodology. It is targeted towards explanation of various terminology, the purpose and benefits of the documents produced and how these can be applied to everyday project work. The various elements of Agile PM™ will be re-enforced using a sample case study.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prerequisites:

To gain the most from the Foundation Course we recommend that delegates should have had

prior experience or awareness of projects and the project management environment, though

not necessarily as a project manager. Prior to Day One of the course Delegates should have

completed their pre-course study pack. The course content and timing is based on the

assumption that they will have done so.

IMPORTANT : Could you please also ensure you understand fully the APMG Examination Candidate

Terms & Conditions. These are available at the following link

http://www.apmg-international.com/home/TermsandConditions.asp.

Learning outcomes of the course

On completion of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the Basics of Agile PM™ methodology
  • Apply Agile PM™ methodology to projects within their organisations

In this course we also show how Agile Project Management links with other best practice methods such as PRINCE2 and Scrum. Therefore you will be achieving your qualification in one method, and gaining an excellent grounding of other methods as well.

The course will examine:

Definition of a Project and its relationship to products/outcomes/benefits

Benefits of a structured approach to Project Management

Basics

  • What is Agile? And why use DSDM?

Philosophy

  • Philosophy, Principles, and Project Variables


Principles/Preparation

  • Preparing for Success
  • Preparing for Agile Project Management

Lifecycle/ Roles and Responsibilities

Processes, Products and Methods

  • The People - DSDM Roles and Responsibilities
  • The DSDM Process &The DSDM Products

Development Framework & Project Management

Key Atern Techniques

  • Key Practices - Prioritisation and Timeboxing

  • Planning and Control Throughout the Lifecycle

Other Practices - Iterative Development, Facilitated Workshops, Modeling and Prototyping


Foundation Exam

The Examination is taken at a date to suit the candidate, which can be done on-line. The delegates have an excellent opportunity to digest their learning prior to talking the exam.

Structure of the Agile PM™ Foundation Examination

The Agile PM™ Foundation examination is a one hour long, multiple choice paper of 60

Multiple choice questions

30 marks required (out of 60 available) to pass – 50%

Four styles of questions

Standard

Negative

Missing words

List

Closed book

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