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.