The Agile Project Management™ (AgilePM) certification aims to address the needs of those working in a project-focused environment who want to be agile.
Agile projects are characterised by highly self-empowered teams delivering products incrementally with a focus on early delivery of real benefits to the business. Unlike more traditional approaches, agile projects fix time, cost and quality at the early phases of the project and manage contingency by developing a clear view of priorities in collaboration with the business.
Based on the proven fundamentals within DSDM, the AgilePM certification lives up to its name by providing users of the method with the core principles needed to facilitate a successful project, whilst allowing a degree of scope and agility that not many other methodologies provide. ILX Group’s Agile Project Management™ (AgilePM) Foundation e-learning has been fully accredited and will prepare you for the formal examination.
The e-learning for the Foundation training will take around eight to ten hours to complete.
By the end of this course you should understand the key principles and terminology within the Agile Management Foundation guidance. Specifically:
• The underpinning philosophy and principles of Agile
• The lifecycle of an Agile project, including alternative configurations
• The products produced during an Agile project and their purpose
• The techniques used and their benefits and limitations
• The roles and responsibilities within an Agile project.
12 months online access to accredited AgilePM Foundation e-learning
Session 1 – Course introduction - what is Agile?
Introduction to the basic concepts of AgilePM and its history, along with its eight underlying principles.
Session 2– Roles and responsibilities
Introduces the recommended roles and responsibilities.
Session 3 – Instrumental success factors, DSDM process and products
This session examines three key aspects of DSDM, beginning with how ISFs help bring about a successful outcome. It goes on to look at the process model which supports the method and the products produced throughout the project.
Session 4 – Planning and control
This session examines how agile responds to change rather than following a plan and explores planning, testing and the tracking and control concepts. The sessions goes on to outline the DSDM approach to planning and quality throughout the lifecycle.
Session 5 – Daily stand-ups and other DSDM practices
A detailed look at the concept of daily stand-ups and how AgilePM uses different techniques to improve project communications.
Session 6 – Moscow prioritisation and timeboxes
This session looks at techniques such as the MoSCoW principle and the concept of Timeboxing in an agile project.
Session 7 – Exam Technique
This session introduces users to the format of the AgilePM Foundation exam and provides some useful tips when taking the examination.
Session 8 – Exam simulator
A timed exam simulator, which provides access to a comprehensive database of practice questions.
With a clear, concise and detailed perspective on project productivity, the Agile PM certification is useful to all candidates and competency levels ranging from highly experienced project managers to those new to the industry.
For the 2014 exams aligned to Handbook v2.0
You will take your exam online via proctor once you have completed the e-learning in full.
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