APMG - Association of Project Managers Group

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

Course Overview

Manage projects more efficiently with Agile Project Management methodology. This training course introduces you to Agile concepts, before taking you through basic and advanced principles, preparing you to sit both the 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.

This training course is also available in a Virtual Classroom format.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exams: Included
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Accredited by APMG
  • Fully accredited course materials
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exams: Included
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Accredited by APMG
  • Fully accredited course materials
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Why study the Agile Foundation and Practitioner 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.

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 flashcards allow you to test your understanding, and several 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.

Other benefits include: 

  •    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.

Is the Agile Foundation and Practitioner course suitable for me? 

The Agile Foundation and Practitioner course are 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.

What jobs can I apply for after my Agile Foundation & Practitioner training?

The Agile Project Management qualification is in high demand in numerous industries. You will be able to work in roles including Project Manager, Software Development Manager and Project Leader.

Agile Project Management qualifications are currently in high demand. You could work in numerous roles involved in project management, including:

  •    Team Leader - £32k
  •    Project Manager - £46k
  •    Software Development Manager - £82k

(Source: Glassdoor)

Once you have earned your Agile Foundation & Practitioner certificates, you will:

  •    Be better able to take part 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.

AgilePM Syllabus 

  •    Concepts, benefits and risks of Agile Project Management
  •    Philosophy, approach and principles
  •    DSDM products, roles and responsibilities
  •    Recruiting and building appropriate project teams
  •    How to set up and manage an Agile project
  •    Risk management
  •    Planning, estimating and controlling

AgilePM Foundation & Practitioner Exams

Once you have completed the relevant sections of your Agile Project Management training, you will 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)

AgilePM® is a registered trademark of Agile Business Consortium Limited. All rights reserved.

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