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Overview

AgilePM® launched in October 2010, extracts the Project Management elements of the DSDM Agile Project Framework and makes them available as Agile Project Management; a certified approach in its own right. The AgilePM Foundation certification is useful to all candidates and competency levels ranging from highly experienced project managers to those new to the industry.

The Foundation AgilePM® certification lives up to its name by providing the users of the method with the core principles needed to facilitate a successful project while allowing a degree of scope and agility that not many other methodologies provide.

During this course you will:

  • Develop a more advanced, applied level of knowledge to gain an understanding of AgilePM® and the ability to apply relevant project management methods, leading to successful AgilePM® projects.
  • Clarify different management styles needed for successful AgilePM® projects compared to traditional projects and be able to tailor these to the situation.
  • Actively promote trust and close cooperation between the business and developers and gives the business ongoing visibility into what is happening.
  • Combine knowledge of more traditional management methodologies with AgilePM® to better adapt to a changing business environment.
  • Improve time-to-market and project success rates while simultaneously accelerating results by encouraging stakeholder involvement, feedback and effective controls
  • Deliver change faster, at a lower cost and with lower risk by continually validating project milestones against business objectives.
  • Complements and works with existing corporate processes such as PRINCE2®, quality and audit processes which improve rigour and visibility around project management, leading to a proven track record of successful delivery in a corporate environment.
  • Simply adopt a tried and tested approach rather than developing and integrating a company-specific AgilePM® management process.
  • Achieve better communication and control over projects and adapt project plans without disrupting the project budget, timescale and scope.
  • Develop professionalism in employees and include AgilePM® certification in employee professional development schemes.
  • Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to the Agile PM Practitioner course.

Having specialised in the development of e-learning training courses for over 12 years you can be assured of exceptionally high-quality, interactive products. The delivery of the Agile PM Foundation training course is a truly collaborative online learning platform, ideal for organisations with a global reach. The course is approximately 10 hours long, interactive and uses audio and animation to create an interesting and involved training course. The Virtual Learning Environment brings together forums, discussions, resources, social media, support videos and much more.

Re-enforce your knowledge before sitting the final exam by completing the interactive quiz after each session and the mock exam quizzes at the end of the course. This will significantly enhance your understanding of the method. The beauty of e-learning is you can study in bite-size chunks, having the bookmarking system you can just pick up where you left off.

The course on this page is offered by Training Bytesize, an Accredited Training Organisation of The APM Group Ltd. AgilePM® is a registered trademark of Agile Business Consortium Limited. 

What you'll learn

Unit 1 - AgilePM Introduction
  • Objectives
  • AgilePM® History
  • The AgilePM® Manifesto
  • DSDM Atern
  • DSDM Principles
Unit 2 - Roles & Responsibilities
  • Objectives
  • DSDM team
  • DSDM Roles
Unit 3 - The DSDM Process and Products
  • The DSDM Process
  • Pre-project phase
  • Feasibility phase
  • Evolutionary phase
  • Deployment phase
  • Post project phase
Unit 4 - Techniques
  • Facilitated workshops
  • MoSCoW prioritisation
  • Iterative development
  • Time boxing
  • The SCRUM process
Unit 5 - Planning and Control
  • Objectives
  • Project Planning Concepts
  • Testing Concepts
  • Planning and Quality
  • Tracking and Control Concepts

Extra info

Awarding Body

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APMG International is an award-winning Examination Institute. APMG accredits professional training and consulting organisations and manages certification schemes for knowledge-based workers, and has a global reach, with regional offices located around the world.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course, you will be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team working within an AgilePM® environment. You will receive an official certificate of completion. You can read more about the awarding body APMG. The course on this page is offered by Training Bytesize, an Accredited Training Organisation of The APM Group Ltd. AgilePM® is a registered trademark of Agile Business Consortium Limited.

How is this course assessed or examined?

At the end of this course, you will need to sit a short exam. This is a multiple-choice test and you will need to achieve 25 correct answers out of 50 to pass. The test can be done online from home or at a local test centre; whichever best suits you. The cost of the exam is INCLUDED in the course price.

Entry requirements

While there are no strict entry requirements for this AgilePM Foundation course, it is strongly recommended that you have the ability to effectively read and write in English.

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Why study business and management courses online with Oxbridge?

We offer a huge selection of business-focussed courses such as Business GCSE and Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business and nationally recognised project management qualifications, including Agile and Prince2.

Whether you’re self-employed, climbing the ladder or struggling to get a foothold, showing initiative and gaining additional business qualifications can set you apart from the competition.

When you opt to study online with Oxbridge, you also gain tons of additional benefits such as: Not having to quit your job to navigate set lesson timetables; studying around your social life, at times that best suit you; one-on-one time with a qualified tutor who specialises in the subject you’re studying; top-quality learning materials, including quizzes, videos and e-books; the potential to achieve a pass rate that’s 20% higher than the national average and more.

If you’d like to find out more about studying business and management with Oxbridge, speak with one of our learning advisers via live chat.

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Are business courses worth it?

Definitely, business and management courses can be used to advance up the ladder by proving to your employers that you’re dedicated and eager to learn.

They can also be used as evidence to prospective employers that you’d be a valuable addition to their team.

Finally, if you’re contemplating launching your own company, business and management courses can help you find your feet, hone your skills and become a success.

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What are the different types of management courses?

Management is a far-reaching subject and involves the study of a variety of managerial practices. Whether you’re investigating how you can better serve your team and employer or are expanding your skills to run your own business, an online management course offers flexibility that you won’t find in a more traditional educational setting.

Managerial courses vary depending on the industry you are working in. Some of these courses include:

Team Leading Skills and Principles of Management.

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What are the different types of business courses?

Business is one of the most popular fields of study worldwide. In today’s ever-increasing competitive job market, you can ensure that you stand out from the crowd with an accredited, industry-recognised business course.

There are a variety of online business courses available to study, depending on your goal. Just a few of the courses you could invest in include: Workplace Law,  Starting Your Own Business, and more.

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How much do exams cost?

Many of our courses do not require exams however, A-levels, GCSEs and some other courses do require exams to complete the qualification. Exam fees are additional to the cost of the course and prices vary depending on the course and where you sit them – find out more.

Planning on studying A-levels or GCSEs with us? We can add your exams during enrolment and blend them into your monthly payment plan if you wish. If you’re not ready to book your exam(s) yet, you can book them at a later date – all of the information is available on MyOxbridge under NEAS and Exams.

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