PRINCE2® Agile Foundation and Practitioner

The PRINCE2 Foundation Level provides an introduction to the PRINCE2 methodology and terms.

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PRINCE2® Agile Foundation and Practitioner

Project Management / PRINCE2® Agile Foundation and Practitioner
  • World’s most complete agile project management solution
  • Blends traditional project delivery with agile methods
  • Helps professionals and businesses tailor management controls in an agile environment
  • Additional revision modules
  • Exam simulators
  • Expert tutor support

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Key Features

Duration of access:
12 months

Training hours:
30 hours

Accredited by:
PeopleCert

Certification of completion

Free Exam Voucher

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Introduction

PRINCE2 Agile is an evolved project management solution. It combines the structured methodology of PRINCE2 with the flexibility and responsiveness of Agile, providing an eclectic approach that offers the best of both worlds.

Companies that adopt the PRINCE2 Agile approach enjoy greater levels of discipline, reliability, and quality in essential projects and programs. At the same time, they are also better able to adapt and evolve their approaches as project requirements change.

This PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner course offers a valuable stepping stone to a rewarding and fulfilling career in program management. PRINCE2 Agile practitioners are equipped with highly-valued and transferable project management skills which can be utilized in industries all over the world.

PRINCE2 Agile is one of the world’s most up-to-date Agile project management methodologies and has become widely adopted. It allows learners to focus on delivery and management with established Agile approaches. It also provides tools to manage changing environments and allows businesses to scale to precise requirements.

This online training package encompasses an introductory Foundation course along with an advanced PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner course. Practical examples and case studies are provided along with revision modules to help learners prepare for the PRINCE2 Agile exams.

Foundation and Practitioner Levels

Foundation

The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation level is aimed at individuals who have prior experience working in Agile project environments and are new to PRINCE2. The course provides an overview of the PRINCE2 methodology, introduces Agile concepts, and shows how they can be blended together in project environments. There are no prerequisites for the Foundation level.

Practitioner
The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner level is aimed at individuals who are certified in PRINCE2 Foundation or PRINCE2 Agile Foundation. With examples from real-world scenarios, the course covers the practical application of the PRINCE2 Agile methodology.

Benefits for Individuals

The PRINCE2 Agile course teaches practical and experience-based skills in blending the comprehensive project management approach of PRINCE2 with the flexible approach of Agile. Learners discover how to successfully adopt the two methodologies:

  • PRINCE2 enables individuals to keep projects structured and in line with their original goals and business justifications
  • Agile helps organizations respond to the changing requirements of project environments and customer demands

By becoming certified in PRINCE2 Agile, individuals will have an advantage over the competition as they pursue careers in project and program management. Professionals who can benefit from this course include:

  • Project Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Project Administrators
  • Project Coordinators
  • Project Support Staff
  • Program Officers
  • Change Managers
  • CTOS
  • CIOs
  • Any role that contributes to project teams

Benefits for Corporates

Are you part of an organization that has invested in implementing the PRINCE2 methodology and now wants to reap the benefits of Agile? Or have you adopted the Agile methodology, but are struggling to keep senior managers and stakeholders happy due to a lack of structure and control?

Adopting PRINCE2 Agile for your business is the right way forward. PRINCE2 Agile can help your organization blend the governance and control of PRINCE2 with the flexibility of Agile to deliver high-quality and reliable project results.

PRINCE2 Agile helps organizations to:

  • Tailor PRINCE2 to an Agile environment
  • Promote effective decision-making capabilities
  • Adopt techniques which enable incremental delivery
  • Achieve faster ROIs
  • Hit deadlines with more consistency
  • Increase team collaboration
  • Deliver projects incrementally
  • Effectively manage risk
  • Adopt additional tools and techniques for dealing with change

Course Outline

Course Overview
This module provides an introduction to the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course. It features a navigation video and course breakdown. The benefits of PRINCE2 Agile, and this course specifically, are also covered.

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Modules
Module 1 - What is PRINCE2 Agile?
This module provides a summary of PRINCE2 Agile. It describes the user for which the course is designed, and when the methodology would usually be applied. An explanation of projects and business as usual (BAU) activities is also given.

Module 2 - An Overview of PRINCE2
This module provides an overview of the structure, principles, themes, roles, responsibilities, and processes within PRINCE2. The relevant PRINCE2 products for Agile are also explored.

Module 3 - An Overview of Agile
This module examines the development of Agile and provides a comparison with Waterfall. The common methods and techniques of Agile are also described.

Module 4 - Blending PRINCE2 and Agile
This module explains the rationale for combining PRINCE2 and Agile and describes how the two approaches are blended.

Module 5 - Case Study: Latouche’s new Venture
This case study explores a company incorporating Agile into its project.

Module 6 - Fixing and Flexing Aspects of a Project
This module explores project constraints and tolerances and describes the fix and flex model of Agile.

Module 7 - Tailoring the PRINCE2 Themes to Agile
This module provides guidance for learners on adapting established PRINCE2 themes to suit Agile.

Module 8 - Tailoring the PRINCE2 Processes to Agile
This module provides guidance for learners on adapting established PRINCE2 processes to suit Agile.

Module 9 - Agile Focus Areas
This module gives learners information on specific focus areas in PRINCE2 Agile.

Module 10 - Case Study: Tailoring Agile to a Project
This case study explores the Agilometer and how it was applied by one company for a specific project. It also studies how the company configured PRINCE2 Agile for the project in question.

Practice Exam Simulators
This module provides an exam simulator and two practice exams to help students prepare for the PRINCE2 Foundation certification examination.

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Modules
Module 1 - A Review of PRINCE2 Agile Foundation
This module comprises a series of quiz questions to test the learner’s knowledge acquired during the Foundation section.

Module 2 - PRINCE2 Agile - Additional Concepts
This module features a video series that explores PRINCE2 Agile concepts not covered at Foundation level.

Module 3 - The McNeil Group
This module introduces a case study featured in the PRINCE2 Agile exam. It features a video explaining the approach of the company in question, along with details of the project.

Module 4 - PRINCE2 Agile Tolerances and Targets
This module introduces three case studies, giving learners the opportunity to apply PRINCE2 Agile tolerances and targets. They are then encouraged to evaluate the effectiveness of their approach.

Module 5 - PRINCE2 Agile Focus Areas
This module introduces four case studies, giving learners the opportunity to apply the four focus areas: Contracts, Requirements, Communication, Frequent Releases, and the Agilometer. They are then encouraged to evaluate the effectiveness of their approach.

Module 6 - PRINCE2 Agile Principles, Themes and Processes
This module introduces three case studies that teach learners how to tailor PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes, and management products. They are then encouraged to evaluate the effectiveness of their approach.

Module 7 - PRINCE2 Agile Principles, Themes and Processes
This module introduces a further three case studies to help learners gain more experience in tailoring PRINCE2 to a specific area of a project.

Practice Exam Simulators
This module provides an exam simulator, along with two practice exams, to help learners prepare for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certification examination.

Assessments

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation

Exam format:

  • 50 multiple-choice questions
  • Closed-book
  • One hour
  • Pass mark is 55% or 28/50
  • Online exam provided by PeopleCert

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner
To book and take the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination, the candidate must produce proof they have passed one of the following:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation (or higher) – this applies to certificates received after 1st Jan 2009
  • PRINCE2 Agile Foundation

Exam Format:

  • Scenario-based examination
  • 50 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in 5 exam sections
  • Pass mark is 30/50 or 60%
  • 150 minutes (2.5 hours) including additional reading time
  • Open book (only the official PRINCE2 Agile manual)
  • Online exam provided by PeopleCert
  • 12 months’ access from the date of purchase to complete your training
  • 25+ hours of online training content
  • An interactive and engaging training experience
  • Exam voucher
  • Exam simulator with two mock/practice exams
  • Additional revision modules
  • Searchable microlearning units and modules
  • On/off tracker
  • Access through multiple devices
  • Offline player for studying on the move
  • Access to Orbus’ Learning Ecosystem, including:
    • Detailed personal performance report
    • Enrolment in a community for business and IT professionals
    • Free resource center (articles, case studies, white papers, etc.)
    • Support suite
  • Tutor support
  • Study schedule

What is PRINCE2 Agile?

Developed in response to high demand, PRINCE2 Agile is a blended project management approach that combines the structured methodology of PRINCE2 with the flexibility and responsiveness of Agile.

Who owns PRINCE2 Agile?

PRINCE2 Agile® is owned by Axelos Ltd. It is a certification scheme that carries a Foundation and Practitioner levels.

Is the PRINCE2 Agile course accredited?

Yes, the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner course has been accredited by AXELOS Ltd.

What are the prerequisites for this course?

Foundation level: there are no prerequisites for taking the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification course and exam.

Practitioner level: to book and take the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination, candidates must produce proof they have passed one of the following:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation (or higher) – this applies to certificates received after 1st Jan 2009
  • PRINCE2 Agile Foundation

What is the duration of this course?

The seat time of the course is 25+ hours. This includes all the learning modules, revision modules, module-level assessments, and mock exams.

How long can users access this course?

Learners receive 12 months of access from the purchase date of the course.

How long is the exam voucher valid for?

The exam vouchers are valid for 12 months.

How can the exam be taken?

The course includes exam vouchers for the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner certification examinations. The exams can be taken virtually online using a service provided by PeopleCert.

Please ensure your device meets the system requirements before booking your exams. You can do this via this online test. Please visit the PeopleCertwebsite for more information and guidance.

For any further information, please contact us on enquiries@orbussoftware.com.

Does the course include a manual?

The course does not require a manual. However, you can complement your training with the official PRINCE2 Agile manual.

What is an exam simulator?

The purpose of the exam simulator is to provide learners with a simulated environment for taking mock exams. This can help them prepare for the official certification examinations. The mock exams are official exams provided by AXELOS. They are also timed and scored on the simulator.

What is a revision module?

The revision module is designed to provide learners with a summarized revision of the key topics covered in each course. The module also includes tips and guides that can help learners with their exam preparation.

How does the on/off tracker work?

The online tracker provides an ideal time duration to complete the course. It gives users a reminder when they go off-track. Please note that the tracker is an optional feature that works on a recommended timeframe. It does not have any impact on the duration of user access.

Which Learning Management System (LMS) does the course use?

The Docebo LMS is integrated into the Orbus Learning Ecosystem.

What are the minimum system and browser requirements?

Click here to view the latest system and browser requirements for efficiently running this course.

How can I get help?

Once you purchase a course and start learning, you will have access to a support suite dedicated to assisting you through your training. For tutor, technical and administrative support, please contact us on training.support@orbussoftware.com.

This course is delivered by Good e-Learning who are the accredited training provider.

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