AgilePgM® Agile Programme Management: Learning Outcomes | ALC Training News

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Benefits for Individuals

This qualification provides those involved in large-scale change initiatives with the tools they need to adopt an agile approach to programmes. It equips them to be able to scale agile and to incorporate agile and non-agile initiatives into a programme. It also provides a full Programme Management framework that can easily fit with existing programme management methods or it can be used in its own right.

Individuals will:

  • Develop a more advanced, applied level of knowledge to gain an understanding of agile; the ability to apply relevant programme management methods, leading to successful agile programmes.
  • Clarify different management styles needed for successful agile programmes compared to traditional programmes and be able to tailor these to the situation.
  • Actively promote trust and close co-operation between all stakeholders and provide ongoing visibility into what is happening.
  • Combine knowledge of more traditional management methodologies with agile to ensure continuous alignment to a changing business environment.
  • Ensure incremental and iterative realisation of benefits by encouraging active stakeholder involvement, feedback and effective controls.

Benefits for Organisations

The organisation will have a standard approach to executing agile programmes, incorporating agile and non-agile projects and activities.

  • Deliver transformational change faster, at a lower cost and with lower risk by continuous realization of benefits and validation of programme goals against business strategy
  • Complements and works with existing corporate methodologies (e.g. PRINCE2®, MSP,  AgilePM®) and quality and audit processes.
  • Improves rigour and visibility around programme management, leading to a proven track record of successful programme outcomes in a corporate environment.
  • Simply adopt a tried and tested approach rather than developing and integrating a company-specific agile programme management process.
  • Achieve better communication and control over programmes and just in time planning without disrupting the programme budget, timescale and vision.
  • Develop professionalism in employees and include agile certification in employee professional development schemes.

Deb Kirman