PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation, Practitioner Workshop

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Price (ex vat): £1555

    PrintDURATION: 5 days
    TIME: 09:00 to 17:00 GMT

    Combine PRINCE2 with Agile, and you will learn the benefits of an Agile way of working, such as iterative and incremental delivery, while maintaining the structure of project governance within the PRINCE2 method.

    About PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation, Practitioner Workshop

    PRINCE2 Agile ® Project Management Accreditation

    PRINCE2 Agile ® is for anyone who wants to deliver projects in an agile context. Having the ability to deliver agile projects by tailoring the PRINCE2 project management method. You will have the benefits of agile ways of working such as iterative and incremental delivery while maintaining a structure of project governance. The course is split with the foundation syllabus covered during the first three days and the practitioner the last two days. The foundation exam will be taken on Friday afternoon, day 5 and your practitioner exam should be taken within two weeks of completing the course. Recordings will be taken each day and a link to the recordings will be sent to you each evening. Use the recordings to consolidate your learning and to fully prepare for the practitioner exam. Evening work will be set each day using sample exam questions and your trainer will provide feedback at the start of the following day. Pre-course materials will be sent to prepare you for the course.

    Target Audience

    Agile professionals, project managers, and aspiring project managers who want to be able to combine PRINCE2® and Agile behaviours, frameworks, concepts and techniques.

    Other key delivery staff including: product owners, scrum masters and developers.

    Business professionals with an interest in iterative and incremental project delivery through collaborative working.

    Why choose PRINCE2 Agile

    By blending the flexibility of Agile with the governance of PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile equips you with the ability to:

    • Embrace and adapt to change
    • Be on time and hit deadlines
    • Protect the level of quality
    • Keep project teams stable
    • Manage stakeholder expectations so they accept that they don’t need everything

    What are the benefits of PRINCE2 Agile

    • You will learn how to use PRINCE2 in an agile context
    • Increase collaborative work between teams
    • Deliver projects iteratively and incrementally
    • Increase stakeholder confidence
    • Build on your investment and tailor PRINCE2 in an agile context

    Course Approach

    The course is delivered in a structured environment that includes discussions and practical sessions, delivered by an APMG approved trainer who has practical experience of project management. You will be encouraged to participate in discussions throughout the course and short quizzes may take place from time to time. There will be breaks in the morning and afternoon, and approximately one hour for lunch. You will be given evening work with questions to prepare for your exams. Your answers will be assessed the following morning identifying both good and poor responses.

    PRINCE2 Agile training options

    • PRINCE2 Agile Classroom, public scheduled courses
    • PRINCE2 Agile Live Virtual Classroom, scheduled courses
    • PRINCE2 Agile In-house training where we come to you
    • PRINCE2 Agile In-house Live Virtual Classroom, for your staff only

    Exams

    To sit a PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner exam you must hold any of the following (current) certifications: PRINCE2 Foundation, PRINCE2 Agile Foundation, Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), or IMPA levels A,B,C,D (Certified Project Director)

    If you hold a PRINCE2® Foundation v5 or v6 certificate you are exempt from taking the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam.

    PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam: taken on the last day of the course, online and proctored – exam times to be agreed.

    PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam: taken online (when you are ready) and proctored after a short period of consolidation but no longer than two weeks from the completion of training.

    PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation exam

    • 1 hour
    • Closed book exam
    • 60 multiple-choice questions
    • Pass mark 33 out of 60 or 55%

    PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner exam

    • Objective testing
    • 60% pass mark
    • Two-and-a-half hours (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time

    Take2 Exam re-sit Guarantee (Please read this)

    You have the option to purchase Take2 before taking your first exam. You need to inform us if you want to purchase the Take2 option before we book your exam. Please read about Take2.

    Including in the course

    • Official materials including the handbook
    • Exam fees
    • Training and support

    Related courses

    PRINCE2,  AgilePM

     

    Have a look at the PeopleCert website with details about the PRINCE2 Agile accreditation

    Aim & Objectives

    Aim

    To become a PRINCE2 Agile ® Certified Practitioner.

    Course Objectives

     The key objectives of this PRINCE2 Agile course are:

    • Understand the PRINCE2 Agile method at Foundation and Practitioner levels
    • Understand the basic concepts of common agile way of working
    • Understand the purpose and context for combining PRINCE2 and the Agile way of working
    • Apply and Evaluate the focus areas to a project in an agile context
    • Fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an agile context
    • Tailor the PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products to a project in an agile context
    • Prepare for Foundation and Practitioner exams

    Course Content

    PRINCE2 Agile® Introduction

    • Projects and Business as Usual
    • What is agile? A look at different agile frameworks
    • What is PRINCE2 Agile
    • The PRINCE2 Agile® journey and a brief recap of PRINCE2®
    • The Hexagon – the 6 aspects of project performance and what to fix and flex
    • How the 5 targets support the Hexagon
    • Rich Communication and Workshops
    • Incorporating the wider customer view

    Principles

    • PRINCE2 principles and PRINCE2 Agile behaviours

    Processes

    • Start Up, Initiation and the use of Cynefin Framework to help apply the right Agile approach to different situations; applying Lean Start-up principles
    • Controlling a Stage, the use of Agile Work Packages and planning for frequent releases
    • Managing Product Delivery, the use of Scrum and Kanban, the use of burn charts and information radiators
    • Managing a Stage Boundary, Retrospectives, inspect and adapt
    • Directing a Project, Pull rather than push reporting and collaboration, varying the direction needed depending on Agile maturity
    • Closing a Project, how it might look in an Agile context

    Themes

    • Business Case and the minimum viable product; Requirements, and user stories; Prioritisation and the use of MoSCoW; how to define Value
    • Change theme and the feedback loop, embracing change
    • Organisation and the delivery team; Scrum Roles and the Servant Leadership concept; self organisation
    • Risk and the use of the Agilometer
    • Plans and the Agile approach to planning, how to estimate in an agile environment
    • Progress and full coverage of burn charts and information radiators
    • Quality and the Agile “Definition of Done”

    PRINCE2® Management products

    • Tailoring the products for use in an Agile environment

    Working Agreements

    • Agile Contracts, what needs to be considered for an Agile contract

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