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Agile Project Management Foundation

Agile Project Management Foundation



Course Outline

  • Agile Project Management™ Foundation – Course Outline


    The Agile Project Management™ qualification aims to address the needs of those working in a project-focused environment who want to be Agile.

    Based on the proven fundamentals within DSDM Atern, the certification provides the ability to deliver Agile Projects in organisations requiring standards, rigour and visibility around Project Management, while at the same time enabling the fast pace, change and empowerment provided by Agile.

    This course takes place over three days. The Foundation exam is taken on the afternoon of day three and aims to measure whether the candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Agile Project Management guidance to be able to recognise and distinguish between the key elements of the approach.

    The course is interactive, with presentation sessions interspersed with group exercises and discussions.

    Evening consolidation and preparation work is required in order to gain maximum benefit from the course.

    The course is inclusive of courseware, examinations, refreshments and post course tutor support.

Course Content

  • Agile Project Management™ Foundation – Course Content

    The following topics will be covered:

    • What is Agile? Choosing an Appropriate Agile Approach
    • Philosophy, Principles and Project Variables
    • Preparing for Success
    • The DSDM Process
    • The People – DSDM Roles and Responsibilities
    • The DSDM Products
    • Key Practices - Prioritisation and Timeboxing
    • Planning and Control throughout the Lifecycle
    • Other practices: Facilitated Workshops , Modelling, and Iterative Development
    • Foundation Examination

Course Objectives

  • Agile Project Management™ Foundation – Course Objectives

    This course will enable participants to understand:

    • The underpinning philosophy and principles of Agile;
    • The lifecycle of an Agile project, including alternative configurations;
    • The products produced during an Agile project and the purpose of these;
    • The techniques used and their benefits and limitations; and
    • The roles and responsibilities within an Agile project.

    Who Will Benefit?

    The course is recommended for practising project managers and Agile team members who wish to become Agile Project Managers.


    Delegates can sit the Agile Project Management Foundation examination at the end of the third day of the course.  This is a 40 minute, 50 question multiple-choice, closed book examination testing the delegate's knowledge of Agile Project Management theory. You will need to achieve a score of at least 25 correct answers (50%) to pass.




    Delegates will receive pre-course reading, the Agile Project Management Handbook (v2.0) and a detailed FGI Agile Project Management binder containing course slides, notes and an exercise pack.

    Private On-Site Training:

    This course can also be taught privately at your workplace by our accredited trainers, for more information read about our on-site training.

    If you would like more information on this course, please Contact Us.