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ALC offers an outstanding two-module, four-day training program covering the full scope of AgilePM®, the world’s leading framework and certification for agile project management. Developed by the Agile Business Consortium (formerly the DSDM Consortium) in association with APMG, this certification is aimed at anyone in a project environment who is looking for a leaner, structured approach that enables faster response to change and that is conducive to rapid implementation of high-priority initiatives.

Using the latest syllabus v2.0, the course will explain:
  • The key Agile skills and techniques
  • How an Agile project is managed
  • The different management styles needed for successful Agile projects (compared to “traditional” projects)
  • How to lay the foundations for successful Agile projects
  • How Agile operates alongside other frameworks such as PRINCE2®, MSP®, ITIL®
What you get

All participants will receive:

  • ALC’s Agile Project Management course workbook
  • The official Agile Project Management Handbook v2.0 written and published by the Agile Business Consortium – the definitive source for Agile
  • Case studies
  • Practice exams
  • Foundation and Practitioner certificate exams (paper-based exams held in class)
  • Full catering including lunch, morning and afternoon tea

Learning outcomes

This course will enable participants to understand:
  • The underpinning philosophy and principles of Agile
  • The lifecycle of an Agile project, including alternative configurations
  • The products produced during an Agile project and the purpose of these
  • The techniques used and their benefits and limitations
  • The roles and responsibilities within an Agile project
  • How the Agile Project Management process can enable planning, management and control for predictable Agile project deliveries.

Who should attend

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.

Course contents

1. Agile Project Management Fundamentals
  • What is Agile Project Management?
  • Benefits of Agile Project Management
  • When to use Agile Project Management
  • Preparing for a successful Agile project
  • Agile Project Management Principles
2. The Agile Project Management Process
  • Agile Project Management Framework
  • Configuring the Agile Project Lifecycle
3. Work Products and Deliverables
  • Management Products and Deliverables
  • Business Work Products and Deliverables
  • Technical Products and Deliverables
4. Agile Project Teams
  • Agile Project Roles and Responsibilities
  • Agile Project Team Empowerment
  • Agile Project Team Structure
5. Agile Project Management Practices
  • Facilitated Workshops
  • MoSCoW Prioritisation
  • Modelling
  • Iterative Development
  • Timeboxing
6. Project Management and Control
  • Agile Planning
  • Agile Risk Management
  • Agile Estimating and Measurement
  • Agile Configuration Management
7. Other Agile Project Management Concerns
  • Agile Requirements (Functional and Non-functional Requirements)
  • Agile Testing
  • Quality Management and Quality Control
  • Ensuring Maintainability and Scalability

Course fees

Face-to-face classroom training

Fees  $ per person

  • AgilePM Foundation/Practitioner Combined (4 days)
  • $1950 + gst
All participants will receive:
  • ALC’s Agile Project Management course workbook
  • The official NEW Agile Project Management Handbook v2.0 written and published by the Agile Business Consortium. This handbook is the definitive source for Agile Foundation and Practitioner knowledge.
  • Official APMG certificate exam
  • Full catering including lunch, morning and afternoon tea

Certificate Exams

There are two exams included with the AgilePM course. Both exams are based on the new Handbook (v2.0) and are set and marked by APMG:

Foundation Exam

The Foundation exam is held at the end of the Foundation module and comprises:
  • Multiple choice format
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book

Practitioner Exam

The Practitioner exam is held at the end of the Practitioner module and comprises:
  • 4 questions
  • Each worth 20 marks for a total of 80 marks
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%
  • 2.5 hours duration
  • Open book (restricted to the manual only) examination

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites to sit the Foundation exam. To be eligible to take the Practitioner exam you must have one of the following:
  • AgilePM Foundation Certificate, or
  • DSDM Atern Foundation Certificate, or
  • DSDM Advanced Practitioner Certificate.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by APMG

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