Agile Programme Management (AgilePgM™) Foundation Certificate Course

$1,395 excl. GST - Buy online for $1,255.50 excl. GST


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The world of project and programme management has been evolving over recent years, with agile methods and practices become increasingly popular as organizations seek to respond faster and more effectively to ever-increasing change initiatives

About this course

AgilePgM™ provides programme managers with a disciplined but flexible agile approach to the management of transformational organizational change, allowing for iterative and incremental delivery of outputs and benefits.

The governance model, contained within the guidance, ensures a programme will capture its vision, whilst empowering teams to work without undue interference. Built on firm foundations, the programme can evolve and react to business change in our increasingly dynamic world.

Workshop Objective

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Agile Programme Management
  • Understand the philosophy, principles, processes, roles and documentation required in an agile programme – compared with a “traditional” programme
  • Prepare for the Agile Programme Management Foundation examination

The guidance is based on the DSDM® approach – a long established, internationally recognised framework for agile project delivery.

The APMG-International Agile Programme Management and Swirl Device logo is a trade mark of The APM Group Limited.
DSDM is a Registered Trade Mark of Dynamic Systems Development Method Limited. AgilePgM is a trade mark of Dynamic Systems Development Method Limited.

How this course is delivered

Workshop Content Summary

The workshop helps participants to:

  •  Lay the foundations for successful agile programmes
  • Develop a more advanced, applied level of knowledge to gain an understanding of agile methods; gain the ability to apply relevant programme management methods, leading to successful agile programmes.
  • Clarify different management styles needed for successful agile programmes compared to traditional programmes and be able to tailor these to the situation.
  • Actively promote trust and close co-operation between all stakeholders and provide ongoing visibility into what is happening.
  • Combine knowledge of more traditional management methodologies with agile methods to ensure continuous alignment to a changing business environment.
  • Ensure incremental and iterative realisation of benefits by encouraging active stakeholder involvement, feedback and effective controls

Specific topics include:

  • The Basics
  • AgilePgM Lifecycle and Products
  • Planning
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Governance
  • Monitoring and Control
  • Quality Management
  • Foundation Exam Preparation and Review
  • AgilePgM Foundation Exam


A comprehensive participant handbook and the AgilePgM™ Agile Programme Management Handbook (published by DSDM) is provided.

Outcomes & Certification Eligibility

Examination & Certification

The workshop includes the AgilePgM Foundation Examination which consists of:

  • 50 Multiple choice questions
  • 50% pass mark (25/50)
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed book

The Foundation examination addresses knowledge of the terminology of the method and a high level understanding of the concepts. APMG International administers the AgilePgM Foundation examination scheme.

Course Prerequisites


In order to derive the greatest benefit from participation in this workshop, participants should have an understanding/experience of transformational change in a programme management environment. This could include, as a minimum, having completed Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation or equivalent.

MSP® is a registered trade of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Course Dates

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Richard Pyta's extensive experience brought the class alive; even in 'dry'topics. His theoretical VS practical anecdotes gave me insight into real-world scenarios.

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