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What is Agile Foundation and Practitioner?

Manage projects more efficiently and effectively with the Agile project management methodology. This course package introduces would-be project managers to Agile concepts, before taking them through basic and advanced principles, preparing them to sit both Foundation and Practitioner level exams.

Principally designed for the engineering, IT and new product or service development industries, the Agile project management framework takes an iterative and incremental approach to the management and build process. The course will show you the key concepts of the framework and how they are applied to real-world projects to boost success rates and increase efficiency.

Available delivery methods for this course
Online

Online

Onsite

Onsite

Group booking

Group booking

Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exams: Included
  • Tutor Support Available
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Fully accredited course materials
  • Accredited by APMG
Courses
Agile PM - Foundation & Practitioner - Training & Exams
£625 ex. VAT

The Agile Foundation and Practitioner course is designed to help individuals with little or no project management experience get started quickly.

Agile PM - Foundation & Practitioner - Training & Foundation Exam
£271 ex. VAT

The Agile Project Management Foundation course enables future Project Managers to manage projects efficiently and effectively, boosting success rates using an iterative methodology.

Agile PM - Foundation & Practitioner - Training & Practitioner Exam
£438 ex. VAT

The second stage of the Agile Project Management methodology, where you will learn advanced principles and how to gain a practical understanding of its concepts.

Is the Agile Foundation and Practitioner online course right for me?

The Agile Foundation and Practitioner course is best suited to:

  • Novice project managers who would like to learn a formal management methodology.
  • Experienced project managers who need to cross-train into Agile disciplines.
  • Project team members seeking an advanced introduction to Agile methodologies.
  • Individuals wanting to cross-train ready for a new career in project management.

How can I further my career with the Agile Foundation and Practitioner online course?

Armed with the Agile Foundation certificate, you will:

  • Be better able to participate as a member of a project team that operates according to Agile principles.
  • Be better able to apply the Agile project management framework to company projects, raising standards and success rates accordingly.
  • Be able to provide basic Agile methodology guidance to colleagues or third parties.
  • Have the skills and experience required to work as part of an Agile project team, or secure a job elsewhere in the sector.

Why study the Agile Foundation and Practitioner distance learning course with e-Careers?

  • Sufficient training and understanding to pass the Agile qualification exams and become a registered AgilePM® Practitioner.
  • Improved performance either working as part of, or leading Agile project teams.
  • Improved project outcomes for employers and customers.
  • Improved employment prospects, either through internal promotion, or elsewhere within the project management industry.
  • Foundation and Practitioner eLearning gets Category C - 28 PDUs.

Using a series of instructor led videos and self-study manuals, the Agile Foundation and Practitioner course is delivered online via the learning platform. This system allows you to access content anywhere at any time, so you can study whenever and wherever is most convenient for your needs.

A series of flash cards allow you to test your understanding, and a number of practical scenarios in each module can be used to practice common responses, or to see how the framework can be applied to real world scenarios. You can also discuss topics with other learners using our social network, adding another learning channel by which to further improve knowledge and skills.

What are the Agile Foundation and Practitioner course modules?

  • 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

What does that Agile Foundation and Practitioner online course cover?

The Agile Foundation and Practitioner course is designed to help individuals with little or no project management experience get started quickly. Initially, you will look at the Foundation-level principles of Agile, covering topics like:

  • 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.
  • How to plan and run a facilitated workshop.
  • Model and prototype aspects of the solution to ensure that the correct development path is being followed.
  • Elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements for deliverables.
  • Create a timeboxed plan that keeps the project on track.
  • Understanding the importance of negotiation and collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure continued progress.
  • How to set up and manage an Agile project using the framework.

Once complete, you will be ready to sit and pass the Agile Foundation qualification. You will also be fully prepared to move onto the advanced topics covered in the Practitioner course:

  • 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.

AgilePM Foundation & Practitioner Exams

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

Agile Project Management Foundation

  •    Multiple choice format
  •    50 questions per paper
  •    25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) - 50%
  •    40 minutes duration
  •    Closed book

Agile Project Management Practitioner

The Agile Project Management Foundation certificate is a prerequisite for the Practitioner stage. Once you have completed the training, you will sit the exam:

  •    Objective examination. 4 questions (20 points per question)
  •    40/80 points required to pass the exam (50%)
  •    Duration 2.5 hours
  •    Open book (only the official AgilePM manual is allowed)

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