Agile Project Management Practitioner (Agile PM®) Course Overview 

Agile Project Management 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. 

Agile Project Management Practitioner Upgrade is a follow through course of Agile® Project Management Foundation. This upgraded 1 day course is accredited by APMG International and covers the topics of the foundation level in more depth.  

This course will enable individuals to update their knowledge on Agile® methods, Agile project lifecycle, Agile project products, and improve their skills in managing Agile® projects. It also includes exams. 


To attend this course, you must either have completed an Agile Project Management Foundation Course or possess a DSDM Atern Foundation certificate. 

Who should attend this course? 

This Agile PM® Practitioner Course is particularly aimed towards Agile Project Managers who wish to upgrade their knowledge and become proficient Project Managers who can incorporate Agile methodologies in their project approach. Professionals like Product Owners, Business Analysts, and Scrum Masters can also benefit from attending the course. 

Course Structure 

  • This 1-day course will be divided into a two-part structure. 
  • The first part will cover the basic concepts of Agile Project Management 
  • The last part will cover the theories and tools needed to take the Agile Project Management Practitioner Upgrade exam

Learning Outcomes

  • After completing this AgilePM® Course, delegates will be: 
  • Proficient in Agile principles and values 
  • Gain the skills to create Agile project documentations 

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Agile Project Management Practitioner (Agile PM®) Course Outline 

Module 1: 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 AgilePM 
  • Empowered Teams and Change 
  • Wider Context 
  • Timeboxing Top Tips 

Module 2: 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 3: People, Teams, and Interactions 

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

Module 4: 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 5: 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 6: 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 7: 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 8: Risk Management 

  • Managing Risk 
  • Risk Top Tips 

Module 9: Tailoring the Approach 

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

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What ‘s Included

Agile PM® Practitioner Certificate

World-Class Training Sessions From Experienced Instructors

Agile PM® Practitioner Exam


Agile Project Management Practitioner (Agile PM®) 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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18th January 2024

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What do i get for £1975

  • 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
  • Note taking facilities

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Agile Project Management?

Agile Project Management emphasises iterative development, customer collaboration, and adaptability, unlike traditional methods that follow a sequential, plan-driven approach. 

What are the key Agile frameworks covered in this Agile PM® Course, and how do they apply in real-world project scenarios?

The course covers Scrum, Kanban, and Lean, offering practical insights into how each framework can be tailored to suit various project contexts and objectives. 

Is the Agile PM® Practitioner Course suitable for individuals from non-technical backgrounds?

Yes, the course is designed to be accessible to professionals from diverse backgrounds. The course content is structured to accommodate learners with varying levels of technical expertise, focusing on practical application. 

How will completing the Agile PM® Practitioner Course benefit my career and professional development?

The course enhances job marketability and equips professionals with the skills to deliver successful projects in dynamic environments, fostering career advancement opportunities. 

What does the Agile PM® Certification exam entail, and how can I prepare for it?

The exam covers Agile principles, frameworks, and practical application; preparation involves studying course materials thoroughly and practicing sample questions to ensure readiness for the exam. 

Can you confirm if your course is accredited?

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). 

Will I receive any course materials or resources to support my learning?

Yes. You will receive materials linked with the modules associated with this course and interactive sessions with instructors to ensure a smooth learning journey. 

Do I need to study before attending the course?

In order to pass the Practitioner Upgrade exam, we strongly advise you to familiarise yourself with Agile Project Management Handbook manual which you will need to bring with you to take the exam 

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

As soon as payment has been made and received, an email will be dispatched detailing the course location, pre-course work, course agenda, and payment receipt. Please keep this email or message safe for your own records. 

How long is the course?

This is a 1-day course. 

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