APMG - Association of Project Managers Group

Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner (AgilePM) with Foundation Exam

Course Overview

The Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner course enables future or current Project Managers to manage projects efficiently. This online Agile Project Management training is perfect for those looking to embark upon a career as a Project Manager who understands Agile concepts. This course will take you through both Foundation & Practitioner levels to springboard you into your desired career.

This Agile Foundation & Practitioner course will teach you everything you need to know to pass your Agile Foundation & Practitioner exams, but this package only includes your Agile Foundation exam.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Tutor Support Available
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Accredited by APMG
  • Fully accredited course materials
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Tutor Support Available
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Accredited by APMG
  • Fully accredited course materials
Alternative delivery method
Course Details

Why study Agile Project Management Foundation course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 595,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training. By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates.

Other benefits include: 

  •    6-months access to course materials.
  •    Upon completion of the Agile Project Management course, you will become a registered AgilePM Practitioner.
  •    You will improve their performance either working as part of or leading Agile project teams.
  •    Employers and customers can expect improved project outcomes.
  •    As an AgilePM Practitioner, you can expect to look forward to improved employment prospects.

Is the Agile Project Management Foundation course suitable for me? 

The Agile Project Management Foundation course enables future Project Managers to manage projects efficiently and effectively. It also helps current Project Managers to cross-train into Agile disciplines to manage projects in iterations which are more flexible to changes in target or scope.

This Agile Project Management online course is suitable for:

  •    New Project Managers who work in an organisation that uses Agile and who need to improve their knowledge.
  •    An Agile project team member who wants to better understand their role and perform it well.
  •    Project Managers who need to cross-train from another management methodology.
  •    People who need documented proof of their Agile experience.
  •    Individuals who are cross-training for a role in project management and need a qualification to open new employment options.

This course has been developed with engineering, IT, and new product or service development industries in mind. If you or your organisation fall within one of these categories, this Agile Project Management training course will be beneficial to you. The training course will show you the key concepts of the Agile framework, and demonstrate how they can be applied to real-world projects, to boost success rates and increase efficiency.

What jobs can I apply for after my Agile Project Management Foundation training?

After completing this course and the exams, you will improve your employment prospects with either internal promotion or a project management role elsewhere. 

You will be able to apply for jobs as a: 

  •    Junior Project Manager - £29k
  •    Project Team Member - £32k
  •    Project Manager - £46k

(Source: Payscale)

Agile Project Management Syllabus

Learning outcome

The Agile Project Management Foundation course covers:

  •    The concepts, benefits and risks of Agile development
  •    The philosophy, approach and principles of Agile Project Management
  •    Understanding the DSDM Atern lifecycle and products
  •    Recruiting or assembling appropriate project teams
  •    Learning how to plan and run a facilitated workshop
  •    Understand how to model and prototype aspects of the solution to ensure that the correct development path is being followed
  •    Learn how to elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements for deliverables
  •    Creating a time boxed plan that keeps the project on track
  •    Understanding the importance of negotiation and collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure continued progress
  •    Learning how to set up and manage an Agile project using the framework

The Agile Project Management Practitioner course covers:

  •    Overseeing products and deliverables and properly assigning responsibility to management, business and technical departments
  •    Structuring and empowering project teams for maximum success and efficiency
  •    Using MoSCoW prioritisation to ensure deliverables are completed in the correct order
  •    Advanced estimating, measurement and configuration considerations for successful Agile management
  •    Defining functional and non-functional requirements for deliverables
  •    Implementing quality control to maintain standards
  •    Preparing for the future by considering maintainability and scalability during planning

Syllabus

Units of study to be completed to achieve your Agile Project Management certification:

  •    Introduction to Agile
  •    Agile Project Management – The Basics
  •    Roles and Responsibilities
  •    Preparing for Agile Project Management
  •    Pre-Project and Foundation Phases and Products
  •    Evolutionary Development Deployment and Post-Project Phases
  •    Techniques and Practices
  •    Agile Control
  •    Agile Planning
  •    Exam Preparation

Agile Project Management Foundation Exam Details

Once you have completed the relevant sections of your Agile Project Management training, you will sit the following exam:

Agile Project Management Foundation

Exam format - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions - 50 questions per paper.

Pass mark - 25/50 (50%).

Duration - 40-mins.

Open book - No. 

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