This course covers how to operate in such an Agile fashion within an overall project framework. It is based on the DSDM Agile Project Framework. Through practical experience of the Agile style of working, case studies and example scenarios from a highly experienced trainer, it provides delegates with an understanding of how the Agile Project Management process can enable planning, management and control for predictable Agile project deliveries.
The course is aimed at Project Managers and others involved in Project Management who want to understand how to apply Agile approaches within an overall project management lifecycle framework.
By actively participating in this course, you will learn about the following:
Set up an Agile project.
Identify appropriate people for Agile roles.
Define Increments and Timeboxes to keep a project on track.
Manage a Solution Development Team.
Communicate with business stakeholders in a project environment.
Use Agile techniques, including prioritisation of requirements, to ensure on-time project delivery.
Present the benefits of Agile approaches to senior management.
Identify risks to delivery of projects managed using the DSDM Agile approach.
Delegates must already be qualified at APMG agile Project Management Foundation level and will need to provide evidence on day one of the course.
The Practitioner course is intended for anyone who expects to have a management or leadership role in an Agile project and is specifically built to support anyone who needs to apply the DSDM Project Management framework in a business environment. Delegates are expected to have experience of team leading, project management, or project assurance/support. This course is not aimed at delegates new to project management and Agile.
Roles and Responsibilities - the project manager's view
Agile Project Management through the Lifecycle
The Effective Use of the Products
Deliver on Time - Combining MoSCoW and Timeboxing
People, Teams, and Interactions
Requirements and User Stories
Estimating - How and When
Project Planning throughout the Lifecycle
Quality - Never Compromise Quality
Tailoring the Approach
Agile Practitioner Examination
Agile Project Management Practitioner exam
Complex multiple choice – Objective Test – 2.5-hour exam
Open book exam (reference to Agile PM Handbook allowed)
Four questions worth 20 marks each (80 marks), pass mark is 40 (50%)
Taken at the end of Day 3 of training
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