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AgilePM provides the ability to deliver Agile projects in organisations requiring standards, rigour and visibility around Project Management, whilst at the same time enabling the fast pace of change and empowerment that is integral to Agile.
AgilePM addresses the needs of management, project managers, team leaders, business analysts and the PMO working in an Agile environment, based on the DSDM® (Dynamic System Development Method) Agile Project Framework.
The Foundation course lays a solid foundation for managing projects using the DSDM Agile Project Framework and prepares candidates for the AgilePM Foundation certification.
The Practitioner course builds on the AgilePM Foundation course, providing additional depth of understanding, and prepares candidates for the AgilePM Practitioner certification exam.
This course will enable participants to:
The Practitioner course prepares participants to undertake and pass the AgilePM Practitioner Examination. The course follows Section 2 of the AgilePM Handbook V2 – “Digging Deeper”, and includes a review, consolidation of concepts and exam questions for the Practitioner level certification.
Note: The Practitioner course is an examination preparation course and focuses on the application of AgilePM to prepare candidates for the Practitioner examination.
The courses explore the following content with the Foundation level focusing on the theory, whilst Practitioner considers the application of the method:
Agile approach and philosophy
The Agile mindset. Being Agile vs Doing Agile. Delivering solutions using an Agile approach. Which Agile approach should you use.
The DSDM Agile Project Framework
The DSDM approach, principles and processes, and how they are applied throughout the project. Application and tailoring of relevant AgilePM aspects in context to enhance project success.
Working with DSDM Roles and products
Roles and responsibilities. Working effectively as an Agile team. Collaborating and communicating for success. The project manager’s role across the DSDM lifecycle.
Managing Agile projects using DSDM
DSDM planning concepts including outcome-based planning and iterative development. Defining requirements through user stories, prioritisation and estimation. Tracking and control concepts and techniques e.g. management by exception, timeboxing and stand-ups. Managing quality and risk.
As part of PM-Partners’ new integrated learning solution, this course offers students the option to attend our bespoke classroom in person or virtually by dialling in from a remote location. Trainers are skilled at both delivery methods and use the latest in virtual technology to simultaneously provide participants with the same interactive, multi-faceted and challenging learning experience. Whichever delivery mode learners choose, comprehension and recall techniques will be used to provide them with a solid understanding of AgilePM.
For group bookings, courses can be customised to suit your requirements and conducted onsite at your premises, at our training centre, or virtually.
Virtual training: You can learn more about our virtual delivery here.
Weekend courses: These are conducted over one full weekend and one following Saturday.
Materials: A comprehensive participant workbook is provided for the Foundation course.
A participant workbook and the AgilePM Handbook (published by the Agile Business Consortium) are provided to Practitioner participants.
The Foundation course includes the AgilePM Foundation exam which consists of:
The Foundation exam addresses knowledge of the terminology associated with the method and a high-level understanding of the concepts.
Exam taken on afternoon of day 3 of Foundation course.
Virtual training and Weekend courses
Exam taken on the afternoon of day 3 of the Foundation course.
The Practitioner course includes the AgilePM Practitioner exam which consists of:
Weekday and Virtual learning
The exam is taken on the afternoon of the course, and papers are sent away for scoring.
Online proctored exam taken after the course. On completion of the Foundation virtual training, you will receive an invitation to book your Foundation exam. You have 6 months to sit the exam online. Please check availability when making your booking.
The AgilePM Practitioner qualification is valid for 5 years. Practitioners should re-register within 3-5 years of their original certification to demonstrate their commitment to professional development.
Participants who have been awarded the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® are eligible to earn PDUs for their participation in these courses as follows:
Participants holding any of the Project Management accreditations (CPPP / CPPM / CPPD) are eligible to earn CPD as follows:
Foundation: 20 CPDs
Candidates who pass the AgilePM Foundation or Practitioner exam are eligible to claim one year’s Agile Business Consortium Membership. This entitles you to:
The Consortium will email you directly with an invitation to activate your membership.
Participants must have:
To ensure your outcomes are achieved both courses require some pre-course preparation. Expected pre-course prep time: 1-2 hours.
To be eligible to sit the Practitioner examination, participants must have obtained a pass in the AgilePM Foundation exam (25 / 50).
Participants joining an AgilePM Practitioner course will be issued with pre-course work to ensure adequate preparation for the Practitioner exam.
Please be aware that pre-course work must be completed prior to the course.
Failure to complete pre-course work may mean that you are not ready to fully participate in the course and may limit your ability to gain the outcomes you are hoping to achieve.
Expected pre-course Practitioner preparation time: minimum 4 hours.
Sydney courses are held at 45 Clarence Street, Sydney.
Melbourne courses are held at 123 Queen Street, Melbourne.
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Yes. The Foundation and Practitioner exams are undertaken on the final day of each course. Upon passing the exams you will be certified.
Yes. The exam fee is included in the course cost. Please note: You must have completed and passed the Foundation exam as a prerequisite to sitting the Practitioner exam.
Yes. AgilePM Foundation and AgilePM Practitioner can be purchased together as a package at a discounted rate.
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