Agile Project Management - Foundation

Course information
Price: £ 600.00 Excl. VAT
Day(s): 2
Course Code: AGILEPMF
GTC: 9 Incl. VAT

Overview

Agile approaches such as eXtreme Programming, Scrum and Lean Software Development are becoming increasingly mainstream. They describe how to successfully deliver in complex situations when requirements and possible solutions are subject to continuous change; but they stop short of describing a full project lifecycle with defined Phases, Work Products, Roles and Responsibilities. This course covers how to operate in such an Agile fashion within an overall project framework based on the DSDM Atern approach. Through practical experience of the Agile style of working, case studies and example scenarios from a highly experienced trainer, it provides delegates with an understanding of how the Agile Project Management process can enable planning, management and control for predictable Agile project deliveries.

Content

Agile Project Management Fundamentals

  • What is Agile Project Management?
  • Benefits of Agile Project Management
  • When to use Agile Project Management
  • Preparing for a sucessful Agile project
  • Agile Project Management principles

The Agile Project Management Process

  • Agile Project Management Framework
  • Configuring the Agile Project Lifecycle

Work Products and Deliverables

  • Management Products and Deliverables
  • Business Work Products and Deliverables
  • Technical Products and Deliverables

Agile Project Teams

  • Agile Project Roles and Responsibilities
  • Agile Project Team Empowerment
  • Agile Project Team Structure

Agile Project Management Practices

  • Facilitated Workshops
  • MoSCoW Prioritisation
  • Modelling
  • Iterative Development
  • Timeboxing

Project Management and Control

  • Agile Planning
  • Agile Risk Management
  • Agile Estimating and Measurment
  • Agile Configuration Management

Other Agile Project Management Concerns

  • Agile Requirments (functional and nonfunctional requirments)
  • Agile Testing
  • Quality Management and Quality Control
  • Ensuring Maintainability and Scalability

Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of Agile Project Management
  • Understand the key Agile Project Management practices and how to manage Agile Project teams
  • Fully describe and relate the Agile Project Management process
  • Understand project control in the Agile environment

Target Audience

The course is aimed at Project Managers and others involved in Project Management who want to understand how to apply Agile approaches within an overall project management lifecycle framework.

Certification

Agile Project Management Foundation exam

  • Simple multiple choice exam – 40-minute exam
  • 50 questions, pass mark is 25 (50%)
  • Taken at the end of Day 2 of training


Agile Project Management Practitioner exam

  • Complex multiple choice – Objective Test – 2.5-hour exam
  • Open book exam (reference to Agile PM Handbook allowed)
  • Four questions worth 20 marks each (80 marks), pass mark is 40 (50%)
  • Pre-requisite for Agile PM Practitioner:
  • Agile Project Management Foundation (or DSDM Astern Foundation) certificate
  • DSDM Advanced Practitioner certificate
  • Taken at the end of Day 5 of training

Other Delivery Methods

Company Event

Public Classroom

Schedule
Course Details
11 Sep - 12 Sep, 2017 London - Old Broad Street
02 Oct - 03 Oct, 2017 Wokingham
13 Nov - 14 Nov, 2017 London - Old Broad Street
20 Nov - 21 Nov, 2017 Leeds
04 Dec - 05 Dec, 2017 Leeds
04 Dec - 05 Dec, 2017 Wokingham
15 Jan - 16 Jan, 2018 London - Old Broad Street

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All course dates
Date & Location Language Ver Delivery Method
September
11 Sep - 12 Sep, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
October
02 Oct - 03 Oct, 2017 Wokingham Public Classroom
November
13 Nov - 14 Nov, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
20 Nov - 21 Nov, 2017 Leeds Public Classroom
December
04 Dec - 05 Dec, 2017 Leeds Public Classroom
04 Dec - 05 Dec, 2017 Wokingham Public Classroom
January
15 Jan - 16 Jan, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
February
12 Feb - 13 Feb, 2018 Leeds Public Classroom
19 Feb - 20 Feb, 2018 Wokingham Public Classroom
March
26 Mar - 27 Mar, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
April
16 Apr - 17 Apr, 2018 Wokingham Public Classroom
May
14 May - 15 May, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
All course dates
Date & Location Language Ver
September
11 Sep - 12 Sep, 2017 København (Hvidovre) Public Classroom
October
09 Oct - 10 Oct, 2017 København (Hvidovre) Public Classroom
December
04 Dec - 05 Dec, 2017 København (Hvidovre) Public Classroom

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