PR2AF PRINCE2 Agile Foundation

Course Code: PR2AF   Duration: 3 Days   Price: £1,295+VAT
Overview

To complement the AXELOS PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner qualification, the Introduction of the  PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certification reinforces PRINCE2 Agile®’s unrivalled reputation as the world’s most complete agile project management method; combining the benefits of agile ways of working, with the governance and structure of the PRINCE2® method.

The introduction of PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation will enable everyone to benefit from guidance on delivering, managing or working within agile projects and project teams, without the need for any prior knowledge of PRINCE2®.

This 3-day course determines how to use PRINCE2® with Agile ways of working as a foundation certification course.

Audience

PRINCE2 Agile® is for candidates who are new to PRINCE2® and are working in or around an agile project environment. The course covers an overview of PRINCE2®, an introduction to agile, and how to apply the two together

PRINCE2 Agile® has been developed for anyone who delivers projects, large or small, in an agile context. It is a valuable training and certification scheme for anyone working within an agile project environment, whether they be a project manager, project support or part of the wider project team.

PRINCE2 Agile® equips practitioners and organizations with the ability to deliver agile projects by tailoring the PRINCE2® project management method with a broad toolset of agile delivery techniques and frameworks. In this way practitioners, will leverage the benefits of agile ways of working such as iterative and incremental delivery while maintaining a structure of project governance.

Learning Objectives

After completion of the course, students will be equipped with the knowledge of PRINCE2 Agile® to be able to:

  • Prepare for the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation Exam
  • Understand the key aspects of PRINCE2®
  • Understand basic concepts behind common agile ways of working
  • Demonstrate the purpose of combining PRINCE2® with agile
  • Be able to fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an agile context
  • Apply the PRINCE2® principles and tailor the themes, processes and management products to a project in an agile context
  • Incorporate the areas that can support a PRINCE2 Agile®implementation
Pre-Requisites

Unlike PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner, there are no prerequisites for this certification

Course Contents

Introduction

 

Part 1

Overview of PRINCE2

  • PRINCE2® Principles
  • PRINCE2® Processes and Themes
  • PRINCE2® Management Products
  • PRINCE2® Journey with Agile

 

An Introduction to Agile

  • Agile Manifesto
  • Waterfall vs Agile
  • Agile basics and framework
  • Agile behaviours, concepts and techniques

 

Blending PRINCE2® and Agile

  • What PRINCE2 Agile® comprises of
  • Eight PRINCE2 Agile® Guidance Points

 

What to fix, and what to flex 

  • Performance targets and tolerance
  • The “Hexagon”
  • The five targets

 

Part 2

Agile Behaviours and the PRINCE2® Principles

  • Applying PRINCE2® principles
  • PRINCE2 Agile® behaviours

 

Agile and the PRINCE2 Themes

  • Tailoring the PRINCE2® Themes
  • Tracking progress with burn charts

 

Agile and the PRINCE2® Processes

  • Relating agile processes to PRINCE2® processes
  • Tailoring starting up a project and initiating a project
  • Tailoring controlling a stage and managing product delivery processes
  • Scrum overview and Lean Startup
  • Tailoring managing a stage boundary process
  • Tailoring closing a project process
  • Tailoring directing a project

 

Part 3

Focus Areas

  • Agilometer
  • Requirements
  • Rich Communication
  • Workshops
  • Frequent releases

 

Exam

The course ends with an exam that allows you to achieve the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certification.

Exam format:

  • 1 hour exam
  • Closed book
  • 50 questions, each worth 1 mark
  • Pass mark is 28 out of 50, or 55%

 

The PRINCE2 Agile® courses are offered by ATO Global Knowledge Training Ltd. PRINCE2® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.