Course Overview

Agile approaches are being embraced and adopted by a huge range of organisations large and small across the world. Many agile approaches however are not designed to be used within projects. AgilePM is a powerful framework that places a project management framework around the world’s most widely adopted agile approach, Scrum. The course is highly practical with lots of opportunities to try things out through a range of activities and discussions to aid your learning.

How Will The Course Benefit You?

The course will immerse you in an Agile mindset and provide you with a sound understanding of the fundamental tools, techniques, principles and behaviours necessary for real-world adoption. The course will also prepare you appropriately for the internationally recognised foundation qualification.

Career Path Opportunities

The course will benefit:

  • Project managers / aspiring project managers
  • PMO staff
  • Business Analysts
  • Scrum Masters
  • Product Owners
  • Project Sponsors
  • Change leaders
  • Agile team members looking to become Agile Project Managers
  • Individuals pursuing the AgilePM Practitioner Certificate
  • Operational Line Managers / Staff participating in a Project

Course Content

Introduction to Agile

  • Benefits of Agile adoption
  • Knowing when to use Agile
  • The diversity of Agile approaches and why they exist
  • Agile Project Management principles

The Agile Project Management process

  • Agile Project Management Framework
  • The Agile Project Management Lifecycle
  • Iterative development and incremental delivery

Teamwork

  • Team roles and responsibilities
  • Agile team working

Tools and Techniques

  • Facilitated workshops
  • MoSCoW prioritisation
  • Modelling
  • Time boxes and sprints
  • Burn down charts
  • Estimating and velocity
  • Exam preparation

 

Pre-requisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Duration

3 days

Delivery Method

This course is delivered either as a live online event and/or a face-to-face classroom workshop. Whichever you choose, we ensure all our delivery is highly interactive, memorable and effective.

The Exam
  • Objective testing based on a case study scenario
  • 4 questions of 20 marks each
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%
  • 2.5 hours duration
  • Restricted open book – The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook may be used in the exam
Pre-Course Preparation

We suggest you undertake some guided reading and undertake a couple of preparation activities before attending the workshop.

RELATED COURSES:
Fundamentals

The workshop provides an opportunity to consider a variety of different approaches, tools and techniques to help you feel more confident when applying Agile to your projects and day-to-day work.

Duration: 1 DAY

Skill Level: 1

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

AgilePM – Practitioner Course

If you are going to managing projects using Agile, then attending this workshop will make a big difference to your knowledge and confidence. For those with traditional project management experience, this workshop will help you gain greater understanding of some of the subtleties necessary to successfully manage in an Agile way.

Duration: 2 Days

Skill Level: 2