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APMF: Agile Project Management Foundation

Guaranteed to Run Scheduled Fully Booked
Aug 2022
Nov 2022
Code: APMF
Length: 2 Days

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The foundation AgilePM certification lives up to its name by providing the users of the method with the core principles needed to facilitate a successful project while allowing a degree of scope and agility that not many other methodologies provide. With a clear, concise and detailed perspective on project productivity, the AgilePM certification is useful to all candidates and competency levels ranging from highly experienced project managers to those new to the industry.

Combine flexibility with a proven process for successful agile project delivery. The world of project management has changed significantly over recent years. Until recently, much of the corporate world predominantly used traditional, sequential, “waterfall” approaches for projects.

AgilePM guidance offers a practical and repeatable methodology that achieves an ideal balance between the standards, rigour and visibility required for good project management, and the fast pace, change and empowerment provided by agile.

Understand the background of agile in project management and the differences compared to traditional/alternative approaches. Equip yourself with the core principles, concepts and processes required for successful agile projects.

This 2 day accredited course provides participants with a thorough grounding in the Agile approach and is comprised of three main elements.

The Foundation exam is included.

This class is also available as On-Demand - 12-month subscription.


Proof of identity
Delegates must bring signed photo ID on any APMG exam (passport, driving license, student card) as they will be asked by the invigilator to produce it prior to the exam. Delegates must also be familiar with the APMG Terms and Conditions of Certification which can be found on the APMG International website.

Pre-Course Reading
While not required, delegates are encouraged to visit the DSDM Consortium's website and start to become familiar with the framework, at


Foundation Preparation

  • What is Agile? And why use DSDM?
  • Philosophy, Principles, and Project Variables
  • Preparing for Success
  • Preparing for Agile Project Management
  • The DSDM Process
  • The People - DSDM Roles and Responsibilities
  • Key Practices - Prioritisation and Timeboxing
  • Planning and Control Throughout the Lifecycle
  • Other Practices - Iterative Development, Facilitated Workshops, Modeling and Prototyping


You will receive a course workbook plus the official Agile PM core handbook.

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