Awareness: Agile Project Management (AgilePM®)

Agile project management offers an efficient, flexible, and targeted approach to completing projects in a way that maximizes value for both businesses and end-users.

AgilePM is the world’s most popular Agile project management framework. It offers an overview of several tools and best practices coupled with insight from industry specialists to help candidates understand the benefits of the approach. It also discusses the AgilePM certification path to let candidates know how to continue their Agile project management training.

By the end of the course, candidates will have a clear understanding of exactly what has made Agile management so popular in recent years.

Welcome to AgilePM Awareness

Learning Objectives

This module introduces candidates to the main features of the course, such as the learning plan, aims and objectives, and structure. Candidates also receive an outline of the AgilePM certification path, along with a diagram pack, glossary, and further reading and links document to help with the course.

Module 1: Agile and DSDM

Learning Objectives

This module looks at the development of Agile in general and how it is used for project management. It also takes a close look at the Dynamic System Development Method (DSDM) and its underpinning philosophy.

Module 2: The DSDM Principles

Learning Objectives

This module outlines the eight principles of the DSDM as well as the Instrumental Success Factors (ISFs) that make projects successful. The module also examines the iterative development process, along with several techniques to improve collaboration and communication in Agile project teams.

Module 3: The DSDM Roles and Responsibilities

Learning Objectives

This module discusses the role categories and interests of the DSDM. It also provides an overview of the responsibilities associated with project-level roles, supporting roles, and the solution development team.

Module 4: The DSDM Processes and Approach

Learning Objectives

This module looks at the DSDM’s process and approach. Candidates learn the DSDM’s process and products, as well as concepts related to planning, testing, tracking, and control.

Module 5: Delivering on Time

Learning Objectives

This module introduces two valuable Agile practices: MoSCoW Prioritization and Timeboxing.

Module 6: AgilePM Awareness Wrap-up

Learning Objectives

This module concludes the course, providing candidates with a wrap-up of the content covered throughout.

No Exam With This Course

What is APMG AgilePM?

‘APMG AgilePM (Agile Project Management)’ is a framework built around Agile, one of the world’s most popular project management methodologies. It offers insight into how Agile best practices can be successfully used and adapted to projects of various sizes and characteristics in different industries and sectors.

How does AgilePM work?

Agile Project Management is based on both Agile and the Dynamics Systems Development Method (DSDM). It encourages flexibility, adaptability, and iterative management, prioritizing successive gains that help justify projects and keep stakeholders happy.

How can AgilePM benefit businesses?

The framework follows demonstrably effective best practices. It encourages flexibility and adaptability by avoiding stringent plans and instead focusing on short-term gains and self-organization for different roles.
The framework also offers repeatable insight that businesses can continue to utilize and adapt in future projects.

Who can use AgilePM?

AgilePM can be studied and utilized by anyone looking to make project management a part of their career. The best-practices it offers are also general enough to be applied to virtually any organization regardless of industry, size, sector, or location.

How valuable is AgilePM training?

According to Payscale, an Agile project manager can earn between $55,000 and over $172,000 (or £21,000 and over £118,000). Each candidate’s exact salary will depend on their position, experience, industry, and so on.

Why is Agile project management so popular?

Agile as a concept has inspired a number of project management methodologies, including Lean, PRINCE2 Agile, and DSDM. At its heart, Agile offers a number of essential benefits, including increased flexibility, streamlined collaboration, the ability for teams to learn from each and every project, and improved stakeholder management.

What is the APMG?

APMG (APM Group) International is an examination and accreditation body that oversees various certification schemes, including AgilePM.

What do I need to know about the AgilePM exams?

The APMG International AgilePM Foundation exam is a closed-book exam consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions. Students have 40 minutes to complete the exam and must score at least 50% to pass.

What other frameworks can complement AgilePM?

Agile Project Management is compatible with a number of other popular frameworks, including PRINCE2 and ITIL 4.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Any candidates interested in learning about project management and the AgilePM framework

  • Prospective or experienced project managers who have previously focused on traditional methods

  • Project managers interested in training for Agile teams

  • Decision-makers and program managers seeking a clearer understanding of AgilePM’s potential for making projects more successful

What will you learn by taking this course?

  • An overview of the Dynamic System Development Method (DSDM), which underpins the AgilePM framework’s method

  • The principles, products, roles, responsibilities, processes, and techniques of the DSDM and how they support iterative development

  • A high-level understanding of the language and structure of both AgilePM and the DSDM

Why should you take this course?

  • AgilePM is the world’s leading Agile project management framework. It is based on the AgilePM Handbook created by the Agile Business Consortium, a global organization specializing in business agility

  • This course offers a clear overview of the AgilePM framework, its certification path, and the processes for improving projects and team dynamics

  • This course clearly explains the benefits of AgilePM for organizations

  • Agile project management is becoming far more widely practiced, making AgilePM training valuable for prospective managers

  • Good e-Learning is an award-winning online training provider with expertise across multiple topics in project and program management, IT service management, and more

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