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PRINCE2 Agile®

Course type:
Classroom
Duration:

5 days

Delivery:
Classroom
Optional add-ons:
PRINCE2 Agile manual
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PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation & Practitioner classroom

Broaden your project management horizons with our PRINCE2 Agile Foundation & Practitioner courses. Combining the flexibility and responsiveness of agile with the clearly-defined framework of PRINCE2®, PRINCE2 Agile offers extensive guidance on how to use the PRINCE2 methodology in an agile context.

Course overview

About the course

Our PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner course enables you to benefit from PRINCE2 Agile’s guidance on delivering, managing and working within agile projects and project teams, without the need for any prior knowledge of PRINCE2®. To pass the Foundation exam, you will need to demonstrate sufficient recall and understanding of the PRINCE2 Agile project management method; whereas the Practitioner exam will assess your ability to apply this understanding of the method in context.

What's covered?

  • The basics
  • PRINCE2 process
  • PRINCE2 themes
  • The Hexagon and MoSCoW
  • Principles and behaviours
  • Business case
  • Sprint review and retrospective
  • Organisation and agile leadership
  • Quality and user stories
  • Risk and change
  • The Agilometer
  • Agile planning
  • MPD and SCRUM
  • Sprint review and retrospective
  • Progress
  • Rich communication
  • Kanban
  • Lean start-up
  • Process review
  • Themes review
  • Cynefin

Duration

This is an intensive five day course that includes both the Foundation and Practitioner exams.

Target audience

This course would benefit:

  • Project managers
  • Agile professionals
  • Scrum masters
  • Programme managers
  • Project administrators
  • Project management support service managers
  • CIOs
  • Programme office managers
  • Heads of change

Pre-requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for taking the Foundation exam.

In order to take the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam, a candidate must hold any of the following certifications:

  • PRINCE2 Agile Foundation
  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director)
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)

Learning objectives

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand key concepts relating to PRINCE2
  • Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2 Agile
  • Understand how PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products are tailored and/or applied in an agile context
  • Understand the agile ways of working, key terms and techniques
  • Understand the focus areas in an agile context
  • Build on the basic concepts of agile ways of working within PRINCE2
  • Practise blending PRINCE2 and the agile way of working
  • Be able to apply and evaluate the focus areas to a project in an agile context
  • Be able to apply or tailor the PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products to a project in an agile context

What's included?

This is an intensive five-day course that includes the following:

  • All accompanying course material
  • The official PRINCE2 Agile manual
  • The cost of the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner exam (taken within the duration of the course)

Pre-course

IMPORTANT: There is some mandatory pre-course reading and online learning that must be undertaken prior to attending this course. Please ensure you allow time to complete this in full prior to your attendance , it is expected that it will take approximately eight to ten hours to complete. In addition, whilst attending your course there will also be some examination preparation evening work.

Exam information

The format of the Foundation exam is as follows:

  • 60 minutes
  • Multiple-choice
  • 50 questions, each worth one mark
  • 28 marks or more, out of 50 questions, required to pass – 55% pass mark
  • Closed book

The format of the Practitioner exam is as follows:

  • Objective testing
  • 50 questions, each worth one mark
  • 30 marks or more, out of 50 questions, required to pass – 60% pass mark
  • Two-and-a-half hours’ (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time
  • Open book exam (official PRINCE2 Agile guide only)