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Certified Agile Project Management Foundation

Course Details

Name Certified Agile Project Management Foundation
Description
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Location:
Newcastle
Start Date:
Working Days:
Price:
£649.00 +vat
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Exam:
Residential:
Course ID:
524305

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.

Newcastle - St James Gate

Location:

2nd Floor, 1 St James Gate
Newcastle
NE1 4AD

 

Directions:

From the south - A1(M)

  • At Junction 65, bear left onto the A1
  • After 4 miles, exit onto the A184 towards Newcastle (Centre)
  • After 1.5 miles, continue onto the A189 (St James' Blvd)
  • Drive over the bridge, then at the crossroads turn right onto Westmorland Road
  • Take the first right onto Marlborough
  • Scotswood Road is 300ft down on your right, then St James Gate is immediately on your left

 

From the north - A1

  • Take the exit onto the A167 towards City (Centre)
  • Follow the A167 for 2 miles, then take the exit onto the A189 towards A1(M)/City West
  • After 1.5 miles, turn right onto St James' Blvd
  • At the crossroads turn left onto Westmorland Road
  • Take the first right onto Marlborough
  • Scotswood Road is 300ft down on your right, then St James Gate is immediately on your left

 

Parking

The nearest car parks are on St James' Boulevard, Fenkle Street (multi-storey) and Dean Street.

Mainline

The training centre is opposite Newcastle Central Station, just a short walk away.

 

Metro

One of the best ways to travel to the training centre is on the Tyne and Wear Metro service. This runs to Newcastle Central Station from the airport, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland.

There are frequent bus services around Newcastle city centre. The closest stops to the centre are on Westmorland Lane and Railway Street.

The closest airport is Newcastle International Airport.

The airport is served by Newcastle's Metro system. The journey to Newcastle city centre (Central Station) takes around 25 minutes. There are trains every 12 minutes from approximately 5.44am (Sundays 6.27am) to 11.58pm.

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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