AgilePM Foundation and Practitioner - Training & Exams - East Coast College

Course: AgilePM Foundation and Practitioner - Training & Exams

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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
The Agile Foundation and Practitioner course are 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


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