AgilePM® - PM Academy Botswana


Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Foundation & Practitioner

What is it about?

The Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) course is aimed at those working in environments that incrementally deliver products to business throughout the project life cycle. This course will confirm that a candidate has successful knowledge and understanding of the Agile Project Management guidance to work as an Agile Project Manager, managing projects with one than one solution delivery team.

This certification provides the ability to deliver Agile Projects in organizations requiring firm standards and visibility around Project Management, while enabling the fast pace, change and empowerment provided by Agile.

How and when can I attend?

This is an intensive four day course leading to the AgilePM® Foundation examination on the third day. The multiple-choice, closed book exam is one hour and consists of 50 questions. Delegates must obtain 50% out of the 50 available marks.

The Agile Project Management Practitioner exam which takes place on the final day is an objective-testing two and a half hour exam. Delegates are presented with 4 questions worth 20 marks each. Delegates must obtain 50% out of the 80 available marks. This examination is open-book allowing only for the AgilePM® Manual to be taken into the examination.

Delegates receive the following:

  • Accredited course material
  • AgilePM® Handbook
  • Sample questions and Case Studies

This course is delivered with a blend of classroom training interventions and practical syndicate and individual sessions, evening work is also required during the course. All our facilitators are accredited by the APMG.

What’s in it for me?

On completion of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Empower the project team to make day-to-day decisions
  • Change and evolve as the understanding of the requirements of a project deepens
  • Use the Agile framework that encompass people, the technology that supports them and the processes that bind them together

Who should attend?

This project management course will benefit all those involved in projects, including:

  • Project Managers
  • General Managers
  • Project Team members
  • Staff who have a defined role
  • Project Management Consultants

Do I Qualify?

Depending on experience, delegates are encouraged to devote at least 20 hours of pre-course studying before attending the course.

All delegates must have successfully completed the AgilePM Foundation exam before moving on to the Practitioner exam.

What can I expect?

This project management course follows the syllabus set down by the APM Group, including:

  • What is Agile?
  • Choosing an appropriate Agile approach
  • Agile Principles
  • The Lifecycle
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Success factors
  • Products
  • Key Practices
  • Iterative Development
  • Prioritization and Timeboxing
  • Estimating
  • Quality
  • Risk Management and
  • Tailoring

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