International Agile Project Management - Foundation

350.00 USD

10.0 Hours Formal CPD

Managing projects using the Agile methodology allows you to fix time, cost and quality in the early phases which provides a degree of scope and agility of projects that other methodologies cannot. This course will provide full accreditation by the APM Group.

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Learning outcomes

  • Define and review the philosophy and principles of Agile
  • Review the lifecycle of an Agile project, including alternative configurations
  • Analyze products produced during an Agile project and their purpose
  • Apply AgilePM techniques and review their benefits and limitations to a project
  • Define the roles and responsibilities within an Agile project
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    Course information

    Learn how the product owner is responsible for the business aspects of the project, including ensuring the right product is being built, and in the right order. A good product owner can balance competing priorities, is available to the team, and is empowered to make decisions about the product which is essential to the built environment.

    Course Contents

    This course is made up of the following 9 sections:

    Unit 1 – Introduction to AgilePM:
    Provides an introductory overview into the concepts of AgilePM and its history, including the eight underlying principles.

    Unit 2 – Roles and Responsibilities:
    Introduces the roles and responsibilities that are recommended by DSDM Atern.

    Unit 3 – Preparing for Agile:
    This session examines the way AgilePM views the project constraints, explains the factors affecting project success and describes the AgilePM approach to testing and configuration management.

    Unit 4 – Processing for Agile:
    Examine how the AgilePM view style differs from a more traditional project approach. It goes on to look at the phases of the Agile lifecycle and the different configurations, and looks at the key documents used across the Agile lifecycle.

    Unit 5 – Communications:
    A detailed look at how AgilePM uses different techniques to improve project communications.

    Unit 6 – Prioritization, Timeboxing, Control and Risk:
    Define techniques such as the MoSCoW principle and the concept of Timeboxing in an Agile project. Look at maintaining control in an Atern project and the way in which Agile helps to mitigate risk.

    Unit 7 – Requirements, Estimating, Measurement, Quality and Planning:
    Review the estimating and measurement activities used in an Agile project. Learn how Atern addresses quality and the approach to planning in an Atern project.

    Unit 8 – Exam Techniques:
    This session introduces users to the format of the AgilePM Foundation exam and provides some useful tips when taking the examination.

    Unit 9 – Exam Simulator:
    A timed exam simulator which provides access to a comprehensive database of practice questions.

    End of Course Assessment

    On completion of the e-learning course you will receive a RICS Certificate confirming that you have successfully completed the APMG-International AgilePM– Foundation Course.

    If you are purchasing the course with the exam, The International AgilePM exam will provide you with the formal qualification via the APM Group. The exam is 60 multiple choice questions and a minimum of 30 correctly answered questions are required to pass. The duration of the exam is 60 minutes and participants are not permitted to use a text book.

    Who is this course for?

    Suitable for construction professionals such as quantity surveyors and cost engineers looking to develop their technical project management against the Agile PM framework to gain a clear, concise and detailed perspective on project productivity, the Agile PM certification is useful to all candidates and competency levels ranging from highly experienced project managers to those new to the industry.

    Purchasing Information

    You will be asked to complete payment in order to enroll onto this course. Enrollment is activated through completing the payment process by clicking the 'Buy Now' button. Upon payment, you will be able to access the content for the enrollment period through the 'my account' area.

    Additional information

    Enrollment duration: 180 Days

    Languages: English

    Category: Leadership & Business Skills

    Member price: $300.00

    Price: $350.00

    Course Type: Product / E-Learning

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    Accreditation Options

    Option 1 – Course + Exam

    Purchase this option to receive access to the entire course AND access to the exam and supply of the companion textbook.

    The exam is will be online and hosted by ILX, external to the RICS.

    On successful completion of the all course modules and exam, you will be eligible to receive an accredited qualification from ILX and an RICS Certificate of Completion

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    Members: $610
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    Option 2– Exam Only

    Purchase this option if you are already trained and would like to take the accreditation exam and receive the companion textbook.

    The exam is will be online and hosted by ILX, external to the RICS.

    On successful completion of the exam, you will be eligible to receive an accredited qualification from ILX.

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