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APMG AgilePM® Achieving Foundation & Practitioner Certification

COURSE TYPE

Practitioner

Course Number

3633

Duration

5 Days

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About This Course: This course prepares you for the APMG-International Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner Exams which are then offered during the course. Required pre-course reading includes the Learning Tree Pre-Course Study Guide and the Agile Project Management Handbook Version 2. Fifteen hours of pre-course preparation are required and evening study will be required during the course.

You Will Learn How To

  • Prepare for and take the APMG-International Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner Exams
  • Establish and lead a successful Agile project with DSDM
  • Apply Agile techniques such as modeling, prioritizing, timeboxing, user stories and estimating
  • Manage, define and deliver a solution acceptable to the business

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Agile Project Management

Establishing Agile Fundamentals

  • Exploring the relationship between Agile, AgilePF and DSDM
  • Contrasting traditional waterfall project management approaches with DSDM
  • Integrating DSDM with best practice methods
  • Outlining the eight principles that guide DSDM

Preparing for an Agile project

  • Analyzing the Project Approach Questionnaire (PAQ)
  • Accepting the DSDM philosophy
  • Identifying a successful team style
  • Building the Foundations for an Agile Project

Completing pre-project activities

  • Ensuring that the right projects are started and set up correctly
  • Identifying important members of the team
  • Planning the Feasibility Phase

Assessing project feasibility

  • Confirming that a solution exists
  • Creating an outline business case
  • Defining the project organization structure
  • Planning the Foundation Phase

Setting firm foundations for an Agile project

  • Integrating business, solution and management perspectives
  • Establishing a Prioritized Requirements List (PRL)
  • Defining project and solution standards
  • Agreeing on roles and responsibilities
  • Extending the outline business case
  • Baselining a schedule of project activities
  • Evolving an Accurate Solution

Investigating and designing options

  • Iteratively exploring detailed requirements and confirming viability
  • Iteratively modelling solutions
  • Refining the evolving solution to meet prioritized business needs
  • Expanding and refining products

Incorporating DSDM project management techniques

  • Timeboxing development cycles
  • Controlling progress throughout the project
  • Delivering a quality product to meet requirements
  • Managing project risk
  • Deploying Solutions

Releasing to the business

  • Achieving acceptance from stakeholders
  • Planning the release
  • Transferring ownership to the business environment
  • Migrating products into live use
  • Training end users and completing documentation

Closing the project

  • Confirming that the benefits can still be delivered
  • Formally closing the project
  • Evaluating the project to support continuous improvement

Conducting post-project activities

  • Assessing whether the project benefits have been achieved
  • Comparing the results of the projects to the original business case
  • Foundation and Practitioner Exams

Preparing for the exams

  • Gaining insight into the exam process
  • Applying proven tips for exam success
  • Practicing with sample test questions

Foundation Exam (Day 2)

  • Completing the necessary APMG paperwork
  • Taking the foundation exam

Practitioner Exam (Day 5)

  • Taking the practitioner exam
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Course Schedule

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Tuition due 30 days after your course.

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Tuition

Standard

$3190

Government

$2833

Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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An experienced training advisor will happily answer any questions you may have and alert you to any tuition savings to
which you or your organization may be entitled.

Training Hours

Day 1 class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Day 2 class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Foundation Exam*:
Day 2, 3:30 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.


Day 3 class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Day 4 class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Day 5 class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 

Practitioner Exam*:
Day 5, 10:40 a.m. - 1:15 p.m


*All AnyWare remote attendees will need to contact our Learning Tree Customer Service department prior to their course start date in order to make arrangements for taking the necessary exam.

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Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

This course qualifies for 29 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

Earn 21 PDUs


PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP,
and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

This course is approved by PMI® for 21 professional development units (PDUs). For more on the Project Management Institute and a full list of courses approved for PDUs.

Technical : 19 PDUs
Business & Strategic : 2 PDUs

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