Course Introduction

Agile Foundation and Practitioner training is focused on both the principles and practical application of these principles within a 4-day course. The course includes both exams and is fully accredited by APMG International. The first three days are working through the foundation syllabus. Learning the functions and themes of the Agile certification will help with the practical application aspect of the course. Agile training covers the methods and the core principles of how to improve business analysis, providing candidates with a different outlook on the productivity of a project. Teaching a methodology which is clear and concise and covers the details of Agile training and gives an alternative to other business analysis analogies. 

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Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner course is offered by APMG and provides globally-recognised evidence of expertise in managing projects using Agile methods.

 

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Course Content

One core value that Agile training covers how to lay the foundations of the Agile philosophy in order to build and grow upon this. Knowing the principles and core concepts of Agile is the greatest starting point to reach their maximum potential in this business sector.

Throughout the duration of this Agile course, candidates will understand the importance of skills such as organisation and teamwork within this Agile certification here at Datrix Training. Agile project management is based on the cross-functional teams that are in a business and how they can communicate and work alongside each other effectively. Organization within a business is key to stay on top of progress. When organisation is a factor within a business tracking and improvements can be made more efficient, actions such as spreadsheets, team meetings and personal targets can be set to ensure everyone is working to the best of their ability. Reflection of progress is important to identify breakdowns in the Agile training process.                   

Teamwork means that everyone has their own personal input allowing the flexibility of ideas and adjustments when suitable. Everyone's individual opinions can catalyse a debate-type work ethic which increases productivity and maximises the chance of a greater outcome. Teams can consist of a variety of people with different sets of skills which can contribute to the different aspects that surrounds Agile project management and Business Analysis as a whole.

Agile project management based projects carry flexible principles and processes that have the ability to be applied to different sectors of a business. Agile certification principles such as producing high-quality products to the customer within small time scales can be applied to almost every type of organisation in a certain selection of sectors. Broken into the core theme of this principle is to produce a profitable product with time efficiency and this aim is apparent in every business, product or service based.

Producing high quality and valuable software at a rapid delivery to the customer is they key objective surrounding the rest of the principles that the Agile certification follows. During this course candidates will learn to understand the importance of Agile project management and other principles which candidates can potentially apply to their own projects. A benefit of taking this course is that most of the core principles can be applied to almost every aspect of a person's life and can be taught to almost any candidate. This Agile course is open to every business candidate from newly training employees to highly experienced project managers.

Datrix Training offers different formats to complete the Agile Foundation and Practitioner Training Course.

Agile training online is a beneficial format for a client with a busy schedule and using this course as an addition their former job. Spacing the course over 90 days with a total of 10 hours to study allows customers to be flexible with their learning. Available 24/7 means that timing is not a problem and can fit around their lifestyle.

Online Training at Datrix Training is also a cheaper alternative to Agile training in the classroom as travelling costs are eliminated. Even though there is a lack of personal contact with our trainers, there is an online alternative. Our support suite offers all the support candidates need from tutoring to technical to administrative advice. There is also now the ability to discuss their learning with other online students through our discussion suite.

Our Agile training online classes do not lack anything compare to our training courses due to our fantastically structured engaging and interactive courses.

Agile project management Classroom Training is the most popular option for our clients here at Datrix Training. Interacting with other clients with the same aims allow candidates to expand their knowledge and perspectives. Having peers that candidates can exchange ideas with is beneficial for communication skills and team building.

Another factor that makes Classroom Training at Datrix Training so popular is our highly qualified classroom trainers with over 10 years of Agile project management experience in the industry and specialising in Agile Foundation and Practitioner. Offering the most efficient three-day course we can offer. Our trainers guide clients through problems and provide valuable advice.

Agile project management Onsite Training is one of the most efficient types of training in regards to with the candidates. Learning a new set of skills within their own working environment makes the methods more applicable at a faster rate. This is because their work area has been used as a demonstration for how to carry out these projects in a workplace. What makes this so beneficial is that candidates are familiar with the equipment candidates will need.

Another factor that makes Agile Training onsite popular when training a cluster of employees is that candidates are familiar with them. When candidates train in a group of familiar faces, confidence is developed quicker, communicating is easier and candidates can gain a lot more knowledge out of the course. Also, learning alongside people candidates will be working with on future projects help candidates to establish an ethos with one another and learn each other's thought processes. This can help in the future a\s candidates will know how to work efficiently and more effectively.

 

Here are the subjects that will be contained throughout the Agile Foundation and Practitioner project management certification:

  • Choosing the right approach.
  • The basics of Agile Project Management.
  • Roles and Responsibilities.
  • Preparing for an Agile project.
  • The factors that lead to success.
  • How to manage an Agile project.
  • Agile lifecycles.
  • Processes and Products.
  • Communication in an Agile project.
  • Iterative development.
  • Prioritisation and Time boxing.
  • Maintaining control in an Agile project.
  • Managing risk.
  • Requirements and Estimating.
  • Agile Planning.
  • Building in quality.

 

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FAQs

What are the exam details for this course?

  • Objective-testing
  • 4 questions per paper, 15 marks available per question
  • 30 marks required to pass (out of 60 available) – 50%
  • Two hours duration
  • Open-book (restricted to the manual only) examination

What are the benefits for taking this course?

When you complete the course, you will be able to show:

  • How to organise and plan successful Agile projects.
  • Confident and correct management of an Agile project.
  • Separate between the ranges of management styles require for successful Agile projects (when compared to ‘traditional’ projects). 

What are the prerequisites for taking this course?

There is pre-study work required for this course. There is a downloadable pre-course study guide. It includes reading the first four chapters of the Agile Project Management Handbook v1.1. These three chapters will be delivered electronically.

A full hard copy of the Agile Project Management Handbook v1.1 will be delivered on the course itself.

Additionally, it is essential that candidates complete a MINIMUM of 2 hours homework each evening which is shown by the tutor.

What is the experience of the instructor(s) delivering my course?

All of our instructors at Datrix are accredited and have over ten years of experience worldwide.

What time shall I arrive at the venue?

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am.

How can I find more information?

If you would like to know any more information about our courses, please contact us on 0800 781 0626 or send us an e-mail on info@datrixtraining.com