PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner Online (180 Days) Training Course

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Online Training Course Will Help You Become PRINCE2 Agile Certified In Only 180 Days!

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Introduction

Do you want to start your career in Agile Project Management? Or would you like to earn some industry-recognised qualifications from home?

This PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online training course will demonstrate that you can apply and tailor PRINCE2 Agile in a scenario situation.

Purple Griffon's PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online training course will help you to become PRINCE2 certified from the comfort of your very own home or office at your own pace.

If you have any questions about purchasing this PRINCE2 online training package or would like some tips about learning from home, then you can have a chat with one of friendly training course advisors on +44 (0)1539 736 828 or email info@purplegriffon.com and they will be able to help you straight away.

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Course Outline

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner syllabus is below:

Understand The Basic Concepts Of Common Agile Ways Of Working

  • Explain the differences between projects and BAU (Business as Usual)
  • Describe agile and its common approaches, how and why agile approaches have developed and where they are used.
  • Describe the history of Agile, its contrast to the waterfall way of working and how the agile manifesto fits in
  • Describe the different levels of Agile maturity and well-known Agile frameworks
  • Describe behaviours, concepts and techniques that characterize Agile
  • Define the PRINCE2® Agile view of 'Agile'
  • Describe Kanban, the Kanban method and its six general practices, including the use of Cumulative Flow Diagram (CFDs)
  • Describe the core concepts of Lean start-up
  • Describe the use of workshops
  • Describe how to transition to Agile
  • Define Scrum theory and explain the nature of the Scrum team, Scrum events, Scrum artefacts and Sprints

Understand The Purpose And Context For Combining PRINCE2® And The Agile Ways Of Working

  • Describe the complementary strengths of PRINCE2® and the Agile ways of working
  • Define who can benefit from using PRINCE2® Agile and in what contexts/situation
  • Define the make-up of PRINCE2® Agile (frameworks, behaviours, concepts, techniques, focus areas)
  • Explain the eight 'guidance points'
  • Explain how PRINCE2® controls and governance can enable agile to be used in many environments
  • Describe what a typical PRINCE2® 'project journey' looks like in an Agile context
  • Be able to apply and evaluate the focus areas to a project in an Agile context

Explain The Purpose And Use Of The Agilometer Throughout A Project

  • Describe the six sliders used on the Agilometer, explain their significance and how to improve them
  • Describe in detail requirements terminology, decomposition and prioritisation, including MoSCoW and Ordering
  • Explain how requirements prioritisation is used
  • Explain the rich communication focus area, its importance and its key techniques
  • Explain how to manage frequent releases and the benefits of 'failing fast'

Be Able To Fix And Flex The Six Aspects Of A Project In An Agile Context

  • Describe how to use the 'hexagon' in relation to the six aspects of project performance
  • Explain the use of tolerances in terms of what to 'fix' and what to 'flex' in relation to the six aspects of project performance
  • Describe in detail each of the five targets that underpin the use of the hexagon
  • Explain why the 'fix and flex' approach is good for the customer

Be Able To Tailor The PRINCE2® Principles, Themes, Processes And Management Products To A Project In An Agile Context

  • Describe in detail the 5 PRINCE2® Agile behaviours (Transparency, Collaboration, Rich Communication, Self-Organisation, Exploration)
  • Explain that Agile needs to be incorporated in all seven PRINCE2® processes and all seven themes but that the amount appropriate to each will vary depending on the project context
  • Describe the two common organisation roles of Scrum master and Product owner
  • Explain how to adjust roles, including the use of specialist roles, and the options for team organisation in a project
  • Describe the make-up of a typical delivery team
  • Describe servant leadership, its use and importance
  • Describe how to define Working Agreements
  • Describe quality setting techniques including 'definition of done' and the use of acceptance criteria
  • Describe quality testing, quality checking and management techniques
  • Describe approaches to planning and typical planning techniques
  • Describe approaches to risk and how Agile concepts mitigate many typical risks
  • Describe how blending PRINCE2® with Agile approaches controls, responds to, and minimises the impact of change, including Risk Management and Configuration Management
  • Describe how empowered self-organising teams handle change dynamically within set tolerances
  • Describe common feedback loops and their importance
  • Describe progress monitoring techniques including use of Work in Progress boards, burn charts, information radiators
  • Describe in detail agile techniques that may apply to each PRINCE2® process including Cynefin
  • Describe how to flex the 'Direct a Project' stage and the benefits of collaborative working
  • Describe how to 'manage by exception' with emphasis on empowerment, quantity of deliverables, rich information flows and value of deliverables
  • Explain why PRINCE2® 'stages' may not be required, including use of timeboxes and Scrum of scrums
  • Describe typical output mechanisms when 'Controlling a Stage' and 'Managing a Stage Boundary'
  • Describe the use of retrospectives and how to make them effective
  • Describe approaches to 'Managing Product Delivery' including Scrum and Kanban
  • Explain how to define Work Packages, Product Descriptions, quality criteria and tolerances
  • Give guidance on behaviours, risks and the frequency of releases
  • Explain how to manage Stage Boundaries and the similarities between a stage and a release
  • Explain how to assess quantity, quality and benefits of stage deliverables
  • Explain how to effectively close a project, including evaluation of the use of Agile
  • Describe how to tailor PRINCE2® products, including Work Packages, Highlight Reports and Checkpoint Reports
  • Describe in detail agile techniques that may apply to each PRINCE2® theme including requirements, defining value and user stories
  • Describe guidance on the use of contracts
  • Describe PRINCE2® Agile delivery roles
  • Explain how to use the Health Check
  • Describe the fundamental values and principles of Agile
  • Outline tips for the PRINCE2® Agile Project Manager

Description

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online training course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the PRINCE2 Agile guidance and is aligned to the current edition of PRINCE2.

During the PRINCE2 Agile online course, you will be introduced to the basic concepts of common Agile ways of working, discuss the purpose and context for combining PRINCE2 and the Agile way of working, evaluate the focus areas to a project in an Agile context, fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an Agile context, and be able to apply or tailor the PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products to a project in an Agile context.

About the Course

Throughout the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online training course, you will learn how to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of common Agile ways of working
  • Understand the purpose and context for combing PRINCE2 and the Agile way of working
  • Be able to apply and evaluate the focus areas to a project in an Agile context
  • Be able to fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an Agile context
  • Be able to apply or tailor the PRINCE2® principles, themes, processes and management products to a project in an Agile context
  • To learn through the use of theory and practical exercises
  • To prepare for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner examination

Who Should Attend

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online 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:

  • PRINCE2 Videos
  • PRINCE2 Quizzes
  • PRINCE2 Exercises
  • PRINCE2 Study Guides
  • The Official PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Syllabus
  • PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Sample Exam

The duration time will start as soon as you access your online learning portal, or after 28 days - whichever is sooner.

Organisational Benefits

What are the organisational benefits of the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online training course?

  • 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

What are the personal benefits of the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online training course?

  • 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

WINDOWS

  • Screen Resolution: 1020 x 768 or above
  • Network/Internet Connection: 4Mb (megabits) or above
  • Windows XP or higher
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6+
  • Firefox 3+
  • Safari 4+

MAC

  • Screen resolution: 1020 x 768 or above
  • Network/Internet connection: 4Mb (megabits) or above
  • Mac OS X 10 or higher
  • Firefox 3+
  • Safari 4+

Purple Griffon advise you that you use the Firefox Web Browser for the best educational experience and have compatible speakers or headphones.

Please Note: You will be required to have some form of photo ID (passport, government ID or equivalent) for the examination. If the examination includes a document to be printed, then please ensure that you have a printer in the room where you will be sitting the exam. Some examination institutes will ask you to have a small mirror or reflective surface and the proctor will request that you hold this up to show there is nothing attached to the webcam or even the laptop itself. Also, Adobe Flash Player and Shockwave must also be installed on your desktop or laptop prior to the examination.

For a successful PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online exam, you will need:

MINIMUM RECOMMENDED
Web Camera 640×480 resolution 1280×720 resolution
PC Users Windows XP Windows 7
Mac Users Mac OS X or higher Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Internet Download Speed .768 Mbps 1.5Mbps
Internet Upload Speed .384 Mbps 1.5Mbps
RAM 1024MB 2GB

Prerequisites

Please Note: You must send proof of prerequisites to info@purplegriffon.com and acceptable forms of prerequisite confirmation are as follows:

  • A copy of your PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate
  • Confirmed entry in the AXELOS Successful Candidate Register (This must be a clear print screen of the AXELOS Successful Candidate Register, with the delegates details displayed).

Without evidence, you will be unable to sit the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online examination.

Prereading

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner online course will not be recapping PRINCE2, rather focusing on the agile concepts, therefore you may benefit from refreshing your PRINCE2 knowledge.

Exam Overview

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Online Exam

  • Exam Duration: 150 Minutes
  • Exam Format: Open Book (PRINCE2 Agile Manual Only)
  • Exam Delivery: Online, Webcam Proctored
  • Exam Questions: 5 Questions (Each Worth 50 Marks)
  • Exam Pass Mark: 60% (30 Correct Answers)

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

Next Steps

Start your MSP journey today and your brand new qualification could be earned online within days!

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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.