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PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner Online (180 Days) Training Course

Explore PRINCE2® And The Agile Way Of Working

Proctored Exam
180 Days Access
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Introduction

PRINCE2® Agile is the world’s most complete project management solution, combining the flexibility and responsiveness of agile with the clearly defined framework of PRINCE2®.

PRINCE2® Agile is an extension module tailored for forward thinking organisations and individuals already benefiting from PRINCE2® that would like further guidance on how to apply agile development methods to the world’s most recognised project management method.

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Course Outline

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.

Tips

  • Health check and transitioning to PRINCE2® Agile; advice for a Project Manager using Agile.

Description

PRINCE2® Agile can be applied to any type of project within any industry sector. This PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner online training course covers all you need, to be able to confidently blend an Agile way of working alongside PRINCE2®.

About the Course

The key objectives of the PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner online training course are to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of common Agile ways of working
  • Explore the purpose and context for combining PRINCE2® and the Agile ways 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
  • Apply or tailor the PRINCE2® Principles, Themes, Processes and Management Products to a project in an Agile context

Who Should Attend

The PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner online training course is aimed at Project Managers who hold a current PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification. It is also relevant to other key staff involved with integrating Project Management with product delivery.

Materials Provided

This PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner online training course includes:

  • 7 Learning Modules With Interactive Lessons
  • High Quality Motion Graphic Videos For Each Lesson
  • Notes To Support Each Lesson And References To The PRINCE2® Agile Handbook / Manual
  • Interactive Exercises, Tasks And Games To Consolidate Learning
  • Progress Reporting Facility - Online Support Forums
  • PRINCE2® Agile Foundation & Practitioner Sample Exams

Organisational Benefits

The organisational benefits include:

  • 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 improves 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 agile 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 agile certification in employee professional development schemes.

Individual Benefits

The personal benefits include:

  • Develop a more advanced, applied level of knowledge to gain an understanding of agile and the ability to apply relevant project management methods, leading to successful agile projects.
  • Clarify different management styles needed for successful agile projects compared to traditional projects and be able to tailor these to the situation.
  • Actively promote trust and close co-operation between the business and developers and gives the business ongoing visibility into what is happening.
  • Combine knowledge of more traditional management methodologies with agile 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.

Technical Requirements

Any recent Desktop/Laptop/Tablet with internet connectivity and based on a modern operating system (Windows8®,Windows7®, Windows Vista®, MAC OSX, Linux, iPad iOS 7, Kindle Fire, Android based Tablets) with a latest version of the Web Browser viz. Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, (Safari on MAC OSX).

System Requirements:

  • 1GB RAM [512MB RAM] & at least 1GB of available hard disk space.
  • The learning application is based on HTML5 technologies and therefore the latest version of Web Browser is a prerequsite ( Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11). These products can be downloaded free of charge
  • Video & Audio Playing capabilities (codecs), recent PDF Reader & JavaScript enabled, Headphones/Speakers
  • The system should include the latest updates & service packs and have at least 1GB free hard disk space.
  • Whilst the learning application might work on smaller screens and devices that support HTML5 technologies, the learning application is best viewed on a desktop, laptop or a tablet.
  • If in doubt please either contact us or check the compatibility of your device on the demo module (link above), prior to purchase.

Prerequisites

In order to sit this course and exam, some knowledge of project management methods must be provided. This can be a current PRINCE2® Foundation or Practitioner, PMP, CAPM or IPMA Levels A, B, C and D qualification.

Prereading

Pre-course material includes pre-reading guidance, plus the official PRINCE2® Agile Manual. You should spend approximately 5 hours studying this pre-course material in order to be prepared for the PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner online training course

Exam Overview

PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner Examination

  • Objective Testing
  • 50 Questions - Each Worth One Mark
  • 30 Marks Or More Required To Pass Out Of 50 Questions: Pass Mark Of 60%
  • Two Hour And 30 Minute (150 Minute) Duration, No Additional Reading Time
  • Open Book Exam: Printed Hard Copy Of PRINCE2® Agile Guidance

Please Note: All examinations must be taken online within 6 months of your online training course.

Exam Type

Proctored Exam

Professional Development Units - PDU's

There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with the PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner online training course.

Qualifications

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Certificate

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Conclusion

You will now have extensive knowledge of both the PRINCE2® Project Management methodology and how Agile principles are applied to it.