AgilePM® Practitioner Upgrade

Course Summary

This two-day course will give you a practical understanding of AgilePM® which is based on the internationally recognised framework of DSDM Atern. It will enable you to become immediately productive as a project manager in an agile project environment.

The course will highlight the difference between simple lightweight agile approaches which typically operate at the solution delivery (or ‘work package’) level and the greater holistic view of how multiple work streams are co-ordinated with the appropriate level of governance and control. The course will also prepare you for the Practitioner exam.

Introduction

The course is aimed at Project Managers who are either adding to their knowledge of traditional approaches such as PRINCE2® or who are operating in an agile environment and need to be able to run projects in more complex and scalable situations.

The course covers the AgilePM® certification by APMG and the DSDM Consortium that has been created to sit alongside PRINCE2® as an approach to project management. The course is equally divided between the theory of the new wave of agile project management and the practical experience of the techniques and disciplines involved.

Topics

This two-day course has been re-structured to suit the v2 handbook and covers the AgilePM® Practitioner syllabus, including the following topics:

  • The Fundamentals and the Philosophy
  • The Principles
  • Preparation
  • The Lifecycle and Products
  • Team structures
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Communication
  • MoSCoW and Timeboxing
  • Lifecycle Configuration
  • Estimation and Measurement
  • Quality and Maintainability
  • Planning, Control and Risk
  • Implementing Agile Project Management
  • Agile PM Practitioner Exam

This course includes course materials and the AgilePM® Practitioner Exam fees.

The workbook is not included so please bring your own copy from the Foundation course. If you no longer have it then please contact us for purchase options.

The AgilePM® Practitioner exam is taken at the end of day 2. It is a 2½ hour, open book (restricted to official v2 handbook), objective type exam format comprising 4 main questions worth 20 marks each. The pass mark at practitioner level is 50%.

Course Benefits

The AgilePM course explains how to lay the foundations for successful Agile projects and manage an Agile project from start to finish, enabling delegates to become immediately productive as a project manager.

We also offer the following Agile programmes as outlined below;

Agile Foundation - 2 day programme

Agile Foundation and Practitioner 4 day full programme

Tutor Profile

This course is delivered by SPOCE, an accredited training provider and pioneer in project, programme and risk management best practices.

The tutor, Harminder Ahluwalia, has spent the last sixteen years delivering project, programme and risk management training and consultancy services across the world (including South Africa and the USA). He has specialised in recent years in the project and risk management environments with a prior background in IT, software development and team leadership. He is a Company Director and an Associate with leading UK PRINCE2® Accredited Training Organisations (ATO’s). He holds many lead trainer roles and also provides client liaison and support for key clients.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Dates: New dates TBA
  • CPD Points: 14
  • Course Cost: £950.00
  • Course Length: 2 days (09:00-17:00)

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