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Certified Agile Project Management Foundation

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Name Certified Agile Project Management Foundation
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Location:
Leeds
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£649.00 +vat
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Course ID:
500120

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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Leeds - City Exchange

Location:

11 Albion Street
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS1 5ES

 

Directions:

Walking directions

 

From the train station

  • Exit the train station and turn right along Wellington Street
  • Cross the road to the Park Plaza Hotel and continue past it to Boar Lane
  • Take the first road on your left, Albion Street
  • The City Exchange building will be on your left

From the NCP car park

  • Exit the car park using the north exit (i.e. don’t go back under the railway bridge)
  • Turn left and go up the street with the car park building on your left
  • Turn left on to Boar Street
  • Turn right onto Albion Street (first street on the right)
  • The City Exchange building is along Albion Street on your left

 

Rail

Leeds central station is a short walk from City Exchange. For train times and fares, see the National Rail website.  (For walking directions from the station to the training centre, see above.)

Trains running along the East Coast Main Line, offers a service that can get you to London Kings Cross in less than two hours, and provide 26 Leeds – London journeys a day. Connections are made at York for journeys to and from Newcastle and Scotland.

 

Bus

The closest bus stop is Boar Lane T1. Head west along Boar Street and take the first road on the right, Albion Street. The City Exchange building will be on the left.

 

Driving

 

From M1 or M62 (to closest NCP car park)

  • [From M62, take J29 onto M1 towards Leeds]
  • Follow M1 to J43, taking  M621 following signs to Leeds
  • Leave the M621 at Exit 7, following signs to Central Leeds
  • Merge onto Dewsbury Road (A653)
  • Continue on to Victoria Road, then on to Neville Street
  • Turn right onto Sovereign Street
  • At the crossroads, turn left onto Swinegate
  • The NCP car park will be on your right (under the tunnel)

 

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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