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Agile Project Management Foundation - Online course

  • About This Course
    Agile Project Management (PM) is a modern methodology that helps organisations to adopt a corporate-strength, scalable approach to their project management. Agile Project Management Foundation is a comprehensive online course that teaches the foundational knowledge needed to embrace the AgilePM method. With top tips throughout and information spanning from the history of the practice to risk management, Agile Project Management Foundation will guide you through everything you need to know to plan and complete a successful project with AgilePM. You, and your team members, will achieve peak performance and results in no time.  

    Who is this course for?
    Agile Project Management Foundation is the perfect online course for project management beginners, project team members and managers alike; it is ideal for anyone in project-based work that requires official AgilePM training. Agile Project Management Foundation may also help to boost the employability of those seeking employment within AgilePM environments.  

    What will you get from this course?
    Upon course completion, you will be able to take a leaner, more structured approach to project management. You will respond quicker to project changes than ever before and be able to implement high-quality initiatives to ensure success. In addition, you will possess all the essential knowledge to pass the AgilePM Foundation V2 exam, which will qualify you in AgilePM.  
    When you have completed this course, you will be able to:
    • Understand the history and context of AgilePM 
    • Lay the foundations for successful Agile projects 
    • Explain the DSDM Team Model and vital PM roles 
    • Identify the different management styles and levels needed for a successful project 
    • Manage risks and put measures in place to avoid project pitfalls 
    • Grasp the stages of the Atern lifecycle 
    • Appropriately plan and control your project and apply various techniques to it  

    Course features 
    • Multimedia content for an engaging study programme
    • Interactive quizzes to test your knowledge throughout
    • Mock exam simulator so you know what to expect from the AgilePM Foundation V2 exam   
    • Downloadable learning resources and videos 
  • Course lessons
    • Introduction
      • Agile History
      • The Agile Manifesto 
      • DSDM Atern and its principles 
    • Roles and responsibilities 
      • The DSDM Team Model 
      • The main DSDM roles 
      • Solution Development Team DSDM roles 
      • Additional DSDM roles
    • The Atern lifecycle and products 
      • The Atern lifecycle 
      • The Pre-Project Phase 
      • The Feasibility Phase
      • The Foundations Phase 
      • The Exploration Phase 
      • The Engineering Phase 
      • The Deployment Phase 
      • The Post-Project Phase 
      • Lifecycle configuration 
    • Techniques 
      • Facilitated workshops (benefits and success factors)
      • MoSCoW prioritisation 
      • Iterative development and controlling it  
      • Modelling 
      • Timeboxing 
      • SCRUM (SCRUM roles, process and the daily SCRUM)
    • Planning and control 
      • Agile planning 
      • Atern planning products (the Outline Plan, the Delivery Plan, Timebox Plans and the Deployment Plan)
      • Agile control (timeboxes, issues, dealing with problems and communication)
    • Quality, risk and estimating 
      • What is meant by ‘Quality’? 
      • How Atern helps to build quality solutions 
      • Getting the balance right
      • Quality planning and reviews 
      • Maintainability 
      • Risk management (how Atern impacts risk and risks to successful Atern)
      • Estimating (estimating approaches and the Estimating/Measurement Cycle)
      • Measurement 
    • Implementing Agile Project Management 
      • Instrumental Success Factors (ISFs)
      • The Project Approach questionnaire 
      • Managing requirements
      • Functional and non-functional requirements 
      • Testing in plans 
      • Agile Project Management 
      • Configuration and its principles  
      • The Agile approach and appropriate levels of rigor 
  • Accreditation

    This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

    Online Academy work with Quality Licence Scheme (Quality Licence Scheme). The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.



    At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

    Course Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

    A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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