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.
- 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
- Identify risks to delivery of projects managed using the DSDM Agile approach
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.
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
Agile Project Management Foundation Examination
All delegates will sit the APMG Agile Project Management Foundation examination (a multiple choice paper) in the late afternoon of the second day of the course.
The Foundation examination is taken at 15:00 during the afternoon on Day two and candidates may take 40 minutes to complete it
Full details of the examination can be found on the APMG website.
Glasgow - Renfield Street
- 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.
17 Renfield Street
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Delegates sit a 1 hour multiple choice Foundation paper on the third day.