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Certified Agile Project Management Foundation

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Name Certified Agile Project Management Foundation
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Location:
Glasgow
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Price:
£699.00 +vat
was £719.00
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Course ID:
357422
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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

  • 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

Pre-Requisites

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.

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


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.

Exam timing

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

Description:

Venue's features:

  • 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:

Portland House
17 Renfield Street
Glasgow
G2 5AH

 

Directions:

By Road:


Follow the signs to the City Centre car parks. The nearest car park is the NCP Mitchell Street car park - use the exit to Gordon Street and Renfield Street is on your left. Alternatively, the NCP Oswald Street car park which has a pedestrian exit through Central Station (see above) is within five minutes walk from Portland House.
 


By Rail: 


Glasgow
Central Station
Leave the station via the main exit into Gordon Street. Turn right, cross the road, and turn left at the traffic lights into Renfield Street. The training centre is in Portland House, which is on the left, with a Starbucks Coffee Shop on the ground floor.  

Queen Street Station
Take the exit onto West George Street, turning left and walk to the junction with Buchanan Street (pedestrianised shopping street) and turn left into Buchanan Street. Turn right into St Vincent Street which crosses Renfield Street at the next traffic lights. Turn left, and Portland House is across the road facing you. 

 

By Bus:


Express buses run from GlasgowAirport (terminal forecourt, outside departures lobby) to near the Central railway station, to Queen Street railway station, and to the Buchanan Street bus station.
There's service every 15 minutes throughout the day. The fare is £3.50 on both Scottish Citylink and Fairline buses.

Delegates sit a 1 hour multiple choice Foundation paper on the third day.

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