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Certified Agile Project Management Foundation

Course Details

Name Certified Agile Project Management Foundation
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Location:
Birmingham
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Price:
£649.00 +vat
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Course ID:
461165

Overview

This two-day APMG accredited course provides participants with a basic grounding in the DSDM Agile Project Management framework. The courses includes the APMG Agile Project Management Foundation exam.

Presented by skilled lecturers with extensive experience in the practical application of Agile project management, the course includes examination coaching and practice using sample questions.

This course does not cover the Scrum Framework.

Delegates should set aside time to revise for the Foundation exam in the evening after the course lecture finishes. Revision includes studying the course handbook and working through sample exam questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Set up an Agile project?
  • Identify appropriate people for Agile roles ?
  • Define increments and time boxes ?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
  • Identify risks to delivery of projects managed using the DSDM Agile approach

Pre-Requisites

There are no prerequisites for this course although it would be beneficial for delegates to have some practical experience of project work within an Agile environment.

Course Content

  • What is Agile? And why use DSDM?
  • Philosophy, Principles, and Project Variables?
  • Preparing for Success
  • Preparing for Agile Project Management
  • The DSDM Process?
  • The People - DSDM Roles and Responsibilities
  • The DSDM Products?
  • Key Practices - Prioritisation and Timeboxing?
  • Planning and Control Throughout the Lifecycle?
  • Other Practices - Iterative Development, Facilitated Workshops, Modeling and Prototyping?

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Birmingham - Hill Street

Description:

Centre City Tower

  • Easy access from main travel routes
  • Spacious, comfortable air-conditioned classrooms
  • Drinks and snacks available
  • Internet access
  • Choice of hotels and accommodation available nearby
  • Compliance with Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) building access requirements.

Location:

10th Floor
Centre City Tower
5-7 Hill Street
Birmingham
B5 4UA

 

Directions:

This Birmingham Training Centre is situated in the centre of Birmingham, close to New Street Station and Shopping Centre. The entrance is on Hill Street.


Travelling by Rail:

From Birmingham New Street Train Station:
From New Street Station turn right into Smallbrook Queensway and take the second right into Hill Street. The offices are on the right.


Travelling by Car:

Parking - A number of NCP car parks are within easy walking distance.


From M1/M6 North and South/M40 and M42 - Leave the M6 at Junction 6 onto the A38(M) Aston Expressway signposted Birmingham Central. Follow signs for City Centre until end of motorway then keep right onto flyover - signposted A38 Bromsgrove. Continue following A38 Bromsgrove signs under two underpasses. Take exit onto Suffolk Street (past the Alexandra Theatre) to Holloway Head island. Take first exit onto Smallbrook Queensway signposted Stratford A34 and Solihull A41. After 100m, immediately after the Holiday Inn, take the first left at traffic lights into Hill Street. Centre City Tower is on the right

 

From M5 - Leave motorway at Junction 3. Take third exit (A456) signposted City Centre. Follow City Centre signs for five miles along the Hagley Road to Five Ways. Keep left (ignore City Centre underpass sign and follow Other Routes) up to Five Ways Roundabout. Take third exit signposted Inner Ring Road South and East and New Street Station. Bear left onto B4127, following signs for New Street Station, past sports ground to first roundabout (Holloway Circus). Go straight over roundabout onto Smallbrook Queensway. After 100m, immediately after the Holiday Inn, lights into Hill Street. Centre City Tower is on the right.

While not required, delegates are encouraged to visit the DSDM Consortium's website and start to become familiar with the framework, at www.dsdm.org.

All delegates will sit the APMG Agile Project Management Foundation examination (a multiple choice paper) in the late afternoon of the final day of the course.

Exam details

  • The Foundation examination is taken at 15:00 during the afternoon on the final afternoon  and candidates may take 40 minutes to complete it
  • Full details of the examination can be found on the APMG website.

APMG-International Agile Project Management is a trademark of The APM Group Limited.

Proof of identity for the examination

Delegates must bring signed photo ID to APMG examinations (e.g. passport, driving license, student card) as they will be asked by the invigilator to produce it prior to the exam. Delegates must also be familiar with the APMG Terms and Conditions of Certification which can be found on the APMG International website.

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