Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (Agile PM®) Training Overview 

Agile Project Management is a combined method to manage design and create engineering and information technology activities. This introductory 4-day course is APMG accredited and outlines how Agile® methods are used to manage the deliverables in each delivery cycle (iteration) in small portions. This course will cover a variety of topics related to the principles, processes and practices, and how they can be applied in any sector of the organisation. The course includes both exams and is fully accredited by APMG International. 

Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner is the highest level of Agile Project Management qualification offered by APMG and provides globally-recognised evidence of expertise in managing projects using Agile methods.  

After completing this course, delegates will gain the skills to pass the exam along with how to prepare for an Agile project and manage it. Candidates can develop their knowledge further by going onto to a more intermediate level in ‘Agile® Project Management Practitioner’. 

Prerequisites of the Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (Agile PM®) Training 

There are no prior prerequisites to attend this course.

Who should attend this Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (Agile PM®) Training?  

The following professionals and anyone interested in Project Management can attend this course: 

  • Agile Project Managers 
  • Scrum Masters 
  • Product Owners 
  • Quality Assurance Professionals 
  • Change Managers 
  • Programme Managers 
  • Risk Managers

Learning Outcomes  

  • After completing this course, delegates will be able to:  
  • Have an in-depth knowledge on Agile Project Management 
  • Have knowledge on how to choose the suitable Agile approach for success 
  • Gain the skills to prepare for an Agile project 
  • Have the skills to manage an Agile project 

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Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (Agile PM®) Training Outline

Module 1: What is Agile?

  • Which Agile Approach for Project Management? 
  • Which Agile Approach? 
  • Philosophy 
  • Understanding what Negotiable is 
  • The 8 Principles 
  • Focus on the Business Need 
  • Deliver on Time 
  • Collaborate 
  • Never Compromise Quality 
  • Build Incrementally from Firm Foundations 
  • Develop Iteratively 
  • Communicate Continuously and Clearly 
  • Demonstrate Control 
  • Principles Top Tips 
  • Factors Instrumental to Success – ISFs 
  • Project Approach Questionnaire

Module 2: Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Roles Responsibilities Overview 
  • Business Sponsor 
  • Business Visionary 
  • Technical Coordinator 
  • Project Manager 
  • Business Analyst 
  • Business Ambassador 
  • Team Leader 
  • SDT Roles 
  • Business Advisor 
  • Technical Advisor 
  • Project level Roles 
  • Project Manager (PM) Role and Key Relationships 
  • PM and Business Sponsor 
  • PM and Technical Coordinator 
  • PM and Business Analyst 
  • PM and Team Leader 
  • PM and SDT 
  • Roles and Responsibilities Top Tips

Module 3: Agile Project Management – Through the Lifecycle and Products 

  • DSDM Process 
  • Configuring the Process– 3 lifecycle Examples 
  • Products 
  • Pre-Project and the Agile PM® 
  • Feasibility and the Agile PM® 
  • Foundations and the Agile PM® 
  • Evolutionary Development and the Agile PM® 
  • Deployment and the Agile PM® 
  • Post-Project and the Agile PM® 

Module 4: Deliver on time – Combining MoSCoW Prioritisation and Time Boxing 

  • MoSCoW 
  • MoSCoW Relating to a Specific Timeframe 
  • Integral Part of Planning Process 
  • Making MoSCoW Work 
  • Prioritisation – Who Decides? 
  • Assigning Priorities Top Tips 
  • Timeboxing – Which style? 
  • Timeboxes – How Long? 
  • DSDM Structured Timebox 
  • Free-format Timebox 
  • Daily Stand-up 
  • Daily Stand-up and the Agile PM® 
  • Empowered Teams and Change 
  • Wider Context 
  • Timeboxing Top Tips

Module 5: DSDM Process and Facilitated Workshops 

  • Configuring the Process– 3 lifecycle Examples 
  • Pre-Project and the Agile PM® 
  • Feasibility and the Agile PM® 
  • Foundations and the Agile PM® 
  • Evolutionary Development and the Agile PM® 
  • Deployment and the Agile PM® 
  • Post-Project and the Agile PM® 
  • Modelling 
  • Iterative Development

Module 6: People, Teams, and Interactions 

  • People, Teams, and Interactions 
  • Planning Effective Communication 
  • Distributed Team Communication 
  • Collaboration 
  • People, Teams, Interactions Top Tips

Module 7: Requirements and User Stories 

  • Requirements 
  • User Stories 
  • Example User Story Card – The Front 
  • Confirmation - User Story Card – The Back 
  • Well-Constructed User Stories 
  • Requirements through the DSDM Lifecycle 
  • Requirements Top Tips

Module 8: Estimating – How and When 

  • Estimating – Coping with Uncertainty 
  • Styles of Estimating – Top Down 
  • Styles of Estimating – Bottom Up 
  • Estimating Through the Lifecycle 
  • Estimating Top Tips

Module 9: Planning in a DSDM Project 

  • Planning Concepts 
  • Testing Concepts 
  • Tracking and Control Concepts 
  • Planning Throughout the Lifecycle 
  • Planning Activity Phase by Phase 
  • Planning and Quality 
  • Planning – Early Phases – Foundations 
  • Planning – Evolutionary Development 
  • Planning Top Tips

Module 10: Quality – Never Compromise Quality 

  • Never Compromise Quality 
  • Using DSDM Helps “Never Compromise Quality” 
  • Quality Across the Lifecycle 
  • DSDM as a Quality Process 
  • Process Quality to Provide Predictability 
  • Quality Top Tips

Module 11: Risk Management 

  • Managing Risk 
  • Risk Top Tips

Module 12: Tailoring the Approach 

  • Project Approach Questionnaire (PAQ) 
  • Tailoring DSDM Using PAQ 
  • Tailoring Top Tips

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What ‘s Included

World-Class Training Sessions From Experienced Instructors

Agile PM® Foundation Certificate

Agile Project Management Foundation Examination

Agile Project Management Practitioner Examination

Agile PM® Practitioner Certificate


Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) Foundation Exam

Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) Practitioner Exam

Ways to take this course

Classroom Training

Face-to-face sessions led by expert instructors, fostering interactive learning experiences and collaboration among delegates.

Online Instructor-Led Training

Live virtual classes led by experienced trainers, offering real-time interaction and guidance for optimal learning outcomes.

Online Self-Paced Training

Flexible learning at your own pace, with access to comprehensive course materials and resources available anytime, anywhere.

On-Site Training

Customised courses delivered at your location, tailored to your specific needs and scheduling preferences.

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  • 80 hours course
  • Immediate Access for 90 days
  • Mock exams
  • Exams included, taken online
  • Certificates on completion
  • Case studies
  • Exercise files
  • Personal performance tool
  • 24/7 Support
  • Suits a busy Lifestyle & Independent Learners
  • Train in the comfort of your home
  • Interactive course
  • Compatible on mobile, tablet and desktop
  • Scenario based learning
  • Bookmarking ability
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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) suitable for?

Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) is ideal for Project Managers, team leaders, and professionals in engineering and IT fields seeking to enhance project delivery efficiency. It's also beneficial for organisations transitioning to Agile methodologies. 

What distinguishes Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) from traditional Project Management?

Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) emphasises iterative delivery cycles, allowing for flexibility and adaptability to changing requirements throughout the project lifecycle. It encourages collaboration, continuous improvement, and customer feedback for enhanced project outcomes. 

What are the benefits of Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) certification?

Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) certification validates expertise in Agile methodologies, boosting career prospects and credibility in Project Management roles. It equips professionals with practical skills to navigate Agile projects effectively and deliver value to stakeholders.

How does Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) support organisational success?

Agile Project Management (Agile PM®) enables organisations to respond swiftly to market changes, customer feedback, and emerging opportunities. By fostering transparency, collaboration, and innovation, it drives project success, customer satisfaction, and organisational agility. 

Is the course accredited?

Yes. We are pleased to say that our course and all of its materials have been fully accredited by the APMG (Association of Project Managers Group).  

Do I have to buy my own course materials?

After payment has been made PRINCE2 Training will supply your own courseware folder, both official examinations dependent on chosen course, pre-course work via email and official certificate(s).

How much do the exams cost?

PRINCE2 Training is happy to say that your Foundation & Practitioner examinations are included in the overall course cost. All subsequent exam re-takes are subject to an additional fee. 

Do I need to study before attending the course?

Yes. As a pre-requisite, we advise that you should familiarise yourself with the first 4 chapters of the Agile Project Management Handbook prior to attending.  

Can I take the Practitioner exam first?

To take the Practitioner exam you must first pass the Foundation level. Proof of this will be required if seeking to take the Practitioner exam only. 

When do I get confirmation of the course that I booked?

As soon as payment has been made and received may it be over the phone or via our online booking system, an email will be dispatched detailing the course location, pre-course work, course agenda and payment receipt. Please keep this email for your own records.  

How long is the course duration?

The duration of this course is 4 days. 

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