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RINCE2 Agile combines the flexibility and responsiveness of agile with the clearly defined framework of PRINCE2®. PRINCE2 Agile has been created for those organizations 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.
Course Overview Course Benefits

Course Overview

About The Course

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.

What will I learn?

By the end of the PRINCE2 Agile 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
  • Be fully prepared to sit the PRINCE2 Agile examination

What's Included

This is an intensive three day course, providing all you need to get through the PRINCE2 Agile examination first time:

  • All accompanying course material
  • The official manual
  • The cost of the PRINCE2 Agile examination (The exam is taken on the last day of the course)

Refreshments will also be provided throughout the duration of your training.

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.

Target Audience

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

Accreditations

The PRINCE2 Agile exam format is as follows:

  • 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 examination, a candidate must hold any of the below certifications:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • 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)

Course 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-recognized 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
  • Completing your PRINCE2 Agile qualification will earn individuals 15 professional development points towards a professional membership, maintaining your PRINCE2 qualification

Benefits to the organization:

  • 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