This three-day accredited course provides participants with a thorough grounding in the DSDM Agile Project Management framework. The course included the in-depth Practitioner-level examination of how a project manager applies the framework.
Presented by skilled lecturers with extensive experience in the practical application of project management, the course includes examination coaching and practice using sample questions.
This course does not cover the Scrum Framework.
Delegates should be prepared to set aside time to revise for the Practitioner exam in the evenings after the course lecture finishes. This includes studying the course Handbook, and working through sample exam questions.
Delegates must already be qualified at APMG agile Project Management Foundation level and will need to provide evidence on day-one of the course.
The Practitioner course is intended for anyone who expects to have a management or leadership role in an Agile project and is specifically built to support anyone who needs to apply the DSDM Project Management framework in a business environment. Delegates are expected to have experience of team leading, project management, or project assurance/support. This course is not aimed at delegates new to project management and Agile.
Proof of identity
Delegates must bring signed photo ID 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.
Delegates are expected to already own the latest copy of the Agile Project Management Handbook (version 2.0) and be conversant with its content. The Handbook must be brought to the course.
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,
Present the benefits of Agile approaches to senior management
Identify risks to delivery of projects managed using the DSDM Agile approach
Roles and Responsibilities - the project manager's view
Agile Project Management through the Lifecycle
The Effective Use of the Products
Deliver on Time - Combining MoSCoW and Timeboxing
People, Teams, and Interactions
Requirements and User Stories
Estimating - How and When
Project Planning throughout the Lifecycle
Quality - Never Compromise Quality
Tailoring the Approach
Agile Practitioner Examination
All delegates will sit the APMG Agile Project Management Practitioner exam in the afternoon of the third day.
The Practitioner examination takes place at 13:00 on the afternoon of Day 3 and will last for up to 2.5 hours
Please Note: The last day (Day 3) will finish by 15:30 after the conclusion of the Practitioner exam.
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.
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