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Certified Agile Project Management Foundation

Course Details

Name Certified Agile Project Management Foundation
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Location:
Bristol
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Price:
£599.00 +vat
was £649.00
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Course ID:
490548
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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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Please note: all classroom-based courses are run on working days only unless otherwise stated.

Bristol - Castlemead

Description:

The Castlemead business centre is located in the tallest high-rise building in Bristol. The 18-storey tower is one of the city's most prominent buildings and has a newly refurbished reception area with high-speed lifts giving access to offices with amazing views across th cityscape.

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Location:

12th Floor
Castlemead
Lower Castle Street
Bristol
BS1 3AG

 

Directions:

Driving From the M4 -

  • Starting from the M4, heading in either direction
  • Slight Left
    At junction 19, take the M32 exit to Bristol
  • Keep Straight
    Merge onto M32 (for 7.3km)
  • Keep Straight
    Continue onto Newfoundland St/A4032.
  • Slight Left
    Slight left onto Temple Way/A4044. Continue to follow A4044 (300m)
  • Slight Left
    Take the A420 exit towards Kingswood/St George (140m)
  • Roundabout
    At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Castle St (180m)
  • Slight Right
    Castle St turns slightly right and becomes Lower Castle St (170m)
  • Arrive
    Arrive at training centre, in the Castlemead building 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.agilebusiness.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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