Agile Project Management

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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Overview

Pursue your career as a Project Manager, from home!

The Agile Project Management (AgilePM) certification is a widely recognised training course for current and aspiring Project Managers, as well as for those wishing to work in a project-focused environment.

This course aims to enable Project Managers to become Agile, which means developing a structured, high-quality and professional approach to project management.

Agile Project Management is a tried-and-tested approach and is universally applicable to all types of organisations and projects.

Students on this course will:

Gain an advanced understanding of project management.
Discover how an Agile project is managed and the principles involved.
Understand the different management styles that can be adopted for successful agile projects.


This course also complements the PRINCE2 training programme and benefits quality processes such as ISO 9001 and CMM1.

Course Content

UNIT 1: HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY & PRINCIPLES

  • What is Agile? - History

  • Agile Manifesto

  • Agile Alliance

  • Agile Principles

  • DSDM/Atern - History

  • Atern Philosophy

  • Atern Principles


UNIT 2: ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The ATERN Team model

  • Responsibility of each role

  • How roles relate to lifecycle

  • How an Agile Team works

  • Differences between Agile and traditional team management

  • Limits of empowerment


UNIT 3: THE ATERN LIFECYCLE & PRODUCTS

  • The ATERN Lifecycle Process

  • Lifecycle phases


  • Atern Products

  • Lifecycle configuration


UNIT 4: TECHNIQUES

  • ATERN's Five Key Techniques

  • Facilitated Workshops

  • MoSCoW

  • Iterative Development

  • Modelling

  • Timeboxing

  • SCRUM


UNIT 5: PLANNING AND CONTROL

  • Evolutionary planning

  • Planning products

  • Control parameters

  • Control mechanisms

  • Issues

  • Communication


UNIT 6: QUALITY, RISK AND ESTIMATING

  • How Agile Builds Quality

  • Process Quality

  • Solution Quality

  • How Atern reduces risks

  • Risks to successful Atern

  • Estimating & Measurement


UNIT 7: IMPLEMENTING AGILEPM

  • Preparation

  • Requirements

  • Management style

  • PAQ

  • Critical Success Factors

Other Information

Assessment

This course is assessed by an online multiple-choice examination. The exam takes 60 minutes and requires you to answer 60 questions.  You will need to answer 30 questions correctly (achieve 50%) in order to pass successfully.

Study Method

The AgilePM course is an high-quality interactive course including audio and animation features. It includes access to a virtual learning environment where you can find resources, support videos and discussion forums. You will also be able to take mock exam quizzes after each session to enhance your understanding and ensure your progress.

Full tutor support is provided throughout your course via phone, email and live interactive sessions.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 10 hours to complete overall. You can start at any time and work at your own pace from home.

Course Outcomes

The Agile Project Management (AgilePM) certification is awarded by Training Bytesize, the largest provider of multi-lingual online bespoke project management training courses. They have developed courses used by over 5,000 companies worldwide.

The Agile Project Management (AgilePM) certification is a benchmark of quality and is widely recognised by employers as one of the leading training courses available in Project Management.

Agile Project Management

Course No:

575