Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Wales Training Course + Certification (AgilePM)
> Fully Accredited Agile Project Management courses by APMG
> High pass rates for Foundation and Practitioner exams
> Classroom and Virtual courses with exams included
> ReAct, Access and ELCAS funding accepted
> Exclusively presented in association with aims4change
> Aims4change named as a Market Leader by Course Conductor
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This accredited course is designed for Project Managers, who require an understanding of the agile approach and/or who are intending to run projects using the DSDM® framework. The course will also benefit agile team members and Senior Managers who may be investigating the implications of adopting Agile Project Management within their organisation. It is also designed to equip practising Project Managers with the confidence to sit the AgilePM® Foundation and Practitioner qualifications.
This AgilePM course is presented exclusively in association with aims4change. The Spring 2020 AgilePM Trusted Training Radar report by Course Conductor named aims4change as a ‘Leader’ for AgilePM training.
The following topics will be covered:
- Course Introduction
- What is Agile?
- Choosing the right approach
- Agile Project Management – the basics
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Preparing for Agile Project Management
- Evening work: as directed by the trainer
- Review Day 1 and evening work
- Agile Project Management
- AgilePM Processes and Products (part 1)
- AgilePM Processes and Products (part 2 – Foundation)
- AgilePM Process and Products (part 3 – from Exploration & Engineering)
- Prioritization and Timeboxing
- Evening work: as directed by the trainer
- Review Day 2 and evening work
- Agile Control
- Requirements and Estimating
- Agile Planning
- AgilePM Foundation Examination
- Marking and results
- Practitioner Course only: Evening work: as directed by the trainer
- AgilePM Practitioner Examination Objectives and Guidance
- AgilePM Review
- AgilePM Practitioner Examination Workshops
- AgilePM Practitioner Examination
- End of Practitioner Course
Presented in association with aims4change.
The AgilePM® Foundation Exam is of 40 minutes duration and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. A Pass is 25 correct answers. The exams are marked by the trainer immediately following the exam and the results are available within an hour.
The AgilePM® Practitioner Exam is a paper of 2.5 hours duration. There are 4 Objective Test style questions to be answered in the 2.5 hours and the candidate may use an annotated manual. Each question is worth 20 marks and the candidate must score 40/80 to be successful. Results for this exam will be received within 7 – 10 working days.
- Training and exam preparation from an approved AgilePM trainer
- Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner exams (taken in class)
- Agile Project Management Practitioner certificate (on passing both exams)
- Agile Project Management Handbook version 2.0
- 1-year Agile Business Consortium membership for free (on passing the exams)
- Detailed course notes
- Sample exam
Course Key Points
Duration: 4 days
Start Time: 09:00am
Finish Time: 17:00pm
Pre-course Reading: 2-4 Hours
Exam(s): Included – taken during course
Practice Exams: Included
Manual: Official Agile handbook included
Type: Available as Classroom, Virtual Live and Onsite
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What Our Customers Say
Tony – the trainer was absolutely excellent! Provided many useful hints and tips, regarding examination strategy and explained every topic in a fun and relatable manner. Even in a virtual environment, Tony soon had all delegates actively engaged. And continued to encourage and assist everyone, every step of the way. Would have no hesitation in recommending this NILC course to others. – Thank you.
The course was delivered by a great tutor with a breadth of experience in Project Management who was able to provide great practical examples to support learning with some good humour along the way. I attended the course through ReAct funding and NILC were great throughout the enrolment process, keeping me up to date with good communication. Would definitely recommend.
I recently attended a 4-day AgilePM course hosted on-line by Tony Perks. Having completed an in person PRINCE2 course with NILC in 2018, I found the on-line experience to be just as effective – even with the odd technical glitch. Undoubtedly, Tony knows his subject matter and is a great trainer, so I’d have no hesitation in recommending this course.
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Frequently Asked Questions
When Will I Receive My AgilePM Exam Results?
Foundation Exam Results
If you have taken a classroom AgilePM® Foundation course, your paper-based exam will be marked by the trainer immediately following the exam and the provisional results are available within an hour.
If you have taken a Virtual Live AgilePM® Foundation course, your online exam will be marked automatically and your results will be immediately available upon completion.
Practitioner Exam Results
If you have taken a classroom AgilePM® Practitioner, your paper-based exam will be sent to the examination board (APMG) for marking and your results will be available in 7-10 working days.
If you have taken a Virtual Live AgilePM® Practitioner course, your online exam will be marked automatically and your results will be immediately available upon completion.
Are there any sample exam papers?
Yes. As part of your Agile training you will be given access to a full sample exam paper.
Will I receive any pre-course reading?
Yes. Approximately 3 weeks prior to the course start date you will receive an electronic copy of your pre-course reading material (which is taken from the Agile Project Management Handbook version 2.0). On the first day of the course you will receive a hard copy of the official Agile Project Management Handbook which is yours to keep.
For Virtual Live training courses, your hard copy of the manual will be sent to your delivery address prior to the course start date (UK based customers only). For customers located outside of the UK a PDF manual will be made available to yourself.
Are there any additional costs to the course price?
No. Everything is included in the course price. This includes your tuition, course materials, official AgilePM manual, sample exams, pre-course study, exam fees and certification. If you’re doing a classroom-based training course at one of NILC’s venues, you’ll also receive unlimited tea, coffee, water and free Wi-Fi.
Where do I sit the AgilePM exams?
For classroom based courses you take your paper-based AgilePM Foundation and/or Practitioner exams in the class during the course.
For Virtual-Live courses you take the online AgilePM Foundation and/or Practitioner exams in the virtual class during the course.
What version are your AgilePM courses?
All of NILC’s AgilePM courses follow the AgilePM v2.0 syllabus and Agile Project Management Handbook. These are based upon the Agile Project Framework – the latest version of DSDM.
What happens if I fail an AgilePM exam?
If you fail to pass either of the AgilePM examinations, we will offer you support to give you the best opportunity to pass at the next attempt. Both Foundation and Practitioner exams can be sat on their own without having to retake the whole course (as long as you originally took the course with us). Don’t worry if you do fail one of the exams, they are designed to be a challenge - if everyone passed first time, then it wouldn’t signify a good exam.
Our high pass rates for both Foundation and Practitioner exams allows us to be confident that you will pass at the first attempt providing you complete the pre-course reading, attend the course every day, undertake the trial questions, and conduct the 1-2 hour daily homework during the course.
Do the AgilePM qualifications expire?
Agile PM Foundation and Practitioner qualifications never expire.
You get AgilePM Registered Practitioner Status after successfully passing the Practitioner exam. This status expires after five years. To renew you must pass a Re-registration exam 3-5 years after passing your initial Practitioner exam.
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