PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner (classroom)

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner (classroom)

Course Code: P2AGPC

Duration: 2 days

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PRINCE2 Agile combines the flexibility and responsiveness of agile with the clearly defined framework of PRINCE2®. PRINCE2 Agile has been created for those organisations and individuals who use PRINCE2 but recognise the benefits of applying agile methods. It provides guidance on how to practically apply both PRINCE2 and agile, reducing conflict and implementing effectively, allowing you to benefit from the best of both worlds.

BENEFITS

Benefits for the individual

  • Improved position in the job market and career
    progression within project and programme management by being at the forefront of Practitioners achieving the new PRINCE2 Agile qualification
  • An internationally-recognised qualification, which will demonstrate your ability to apply best practice approaches to managing any and every kind of project
    – no matter the size or scale
  • A broad understanding of all of the key agile concepts and how these blend seamlessly into the PRINCE2 methodology
    Benefits to the organisation
  • Earlier return on investment and ‘flow-based’ working for greater efficiency
  • Improved communication by encouraging the use of common terminology across PRINCE2 and agile disciplines
  • Clear definition of how agile can govern a project’s delivery, whilst PRINCE2 governs projects as a whole
  • Greater flexibility and proven processes of PRINCE2 with agile –to deliver the best of both worlds

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

By the end of the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner course you should:

Understand the basic concepts of common agile ways of working

  • Understand the purpose and context for combining 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 tailor the PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products to a project in an agile context

TARGET AUDIENCE

Project Managers

  • Programme Managers
  • Project Administrators
  • Programme Office Managers
  • Project Co-ordinators
  • Project Management Support Service Managers
  • CIOs
  • Head of Change

DURATION

This is an intensive two day course leading to the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner examination which takes place on the final day.

ACCREDITATION

  • Objective testing
  • 50 questions each worth one mark
  • 30 marks or more required to pass out of 50
    questions – 60% pass mark
  • Two-and-a-half hours’ (150 minutes) duration,
    no additional reading time
  • Open book exam (official PRINCE2 Agile
    guide only)

PRE-REQUISITES

In order to take the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner examination, a candidate must hold any of the below certifications:

  • PRINCE2® Agile Foundation
  • PRINCE2® Foundation
  • PRINCE2® Practitioner
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director)
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management
    Associate)

IMPORTANT:

There is some mandatory pre-course reading and online learning that must be undertaken prior to attending this course. Please ensure you allow time to complete this in full prior to your attendance, it is expected that it will take approximately 8-10 hours to complete. In addition, whilst attending your course there will also be some examination preparation evening work.

Please note you will require a copy of the official PRINCE2 Agile manual for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner course and exam. This is not included in the purchase price.