Private Course: Click Here This course covers the qualification from AXELOS which represents an extension to PRINCE2®. The course is equally divided between practical exercises and theory as it examines how to use PRINCE2® in an agile context. The course ends with an exam that allows you to achieve PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner status.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for those who are running programmes in a Prince 2® environment.
Candidates can sit PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner if they hold any of the following project management certifications: PRINCE2 Foundation, PRINCE2 Agile Foundation. Project Management Professional (PMP)*, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)* and IMPA Levels A,B, C and D (Certified Project Director).
There is very little time spent on recapping PRINCE2® and therefore out of date knowledge or gaps in understanding of PRINCE2® will put the delegate at a disadvantage as PRINCE2 Agile® builds on the candidates existing PRINCE2® knowledge.
The PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner exam is a 2½ hour, open book, objective testing style exam. The exam is taken during the afternoon of the third day, when you are permitted to use your PRINCE2 Agile® Manual during the exam. The exam is structured using 5 questions with a total of 50 marks.
Exams are included in the course fee.
The course explains to delegates how to tailor PRINCE2® to work in the best way possible in an agile context.
It looks at how to blend and weave the principles, processes and themes of PRINCE2® with many of the common ways of working in an agile way.
It examines how to configure PRINCE2® when in different situations and how to incorporate the agile frameworks, behaviours, concepts and techniques in the best way possible to increase the chances of successful project delivery.
Syllabus – Key points
Projects and BAU
What is agile?
The PRINCE2 Agile®Journey
The PRINCE2 Agile® Hexagon – what to fix and what to flex
Starting Up a Project and Initiating a Project
Assessing value, Cynefin
Requirements and User Stories
Prioritisation (including MoSCoW)
Change (including the feedback loop)
Principles and behaviours
The Agilometer and Risk
Managing Product Delivery
The Scrum Framework
Plans and Progress
Estimation, Burn charts and Information Radiators
Quality (including the definition of ‘Done’)
Controlling a Stage and Managing a Stage Boundary
Frequest releases and Retrospectives
Directing a Project
Closing a Project
The PRINCE2® Management Products
Rich communication (including Workshops)
Kanban and The Kanban Method
General guidance (including Project Health Check, transitioning, Project Managements hints and tips