The Foundation-level qualification aims to provide sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Agile Project Management Foundation guidance to enable you to recognise and distinguish between the key elements of the approach. The Foundation qualification is also a pre-requisite for the Practitioner qualification.
Foundation level covers the following topics:
- What is Agile PM?
- Agile manifesto
- Preparing for Success
- DSDM Process /Lifecycle Phases
- DSDM Roles and Responsibilities
- Agile Project & SDT Roles
- DSDM Products
- Agile Project Framework
?- Products & Phases
- Planning & Control
- Planning & Testing Concepts
- Tracking & Control-(Changes)
- MoSCoW Prioritisation & Timeboxing
- Daily Stand-Up
- DSDM Practices
- Modelling Iterative Development
There is no pre-requisite required for the foundation level, however in order to continue onto the Practitioner exam, a pass is required at Foundation. Pre-course study is recommended approximately 10 hours to enable a depth of understanding.
Project Managers & Team Members who are either adding to their knowledge of traditional approaches such as PRINCE2® or who are operating in an agile environment and need to be able to run projects in more complex and scalable situations.
All project professionals, and solution development roles needing to attain formal recognition of their skills will also benefit from this course along with Project Sponsors, Directors and Programme Managers.
The Foundation course is two days with a one hour, closed book exam on day two, which requires 50% to pass. The Practitioner course is two days with a two hour, open book exam on day five, which requires 50% to pass. The combined Foundation and Practitioner course lasts four consecutive days with exams on days two and four.
Please note that the cancellation policy for our public training courses is as follows:
More than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.
Less than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.
More than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.
Less than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.
Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time at no cost.
Full joining instructions for the course will be emailed to you at least five working days prior to the course. In the meantime, if you have any queries please contact a member of our team on 028 9016 0587 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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