PRINCE2 Agile: Where control meets innovation, collaboration & flexibility - Learn both PRINCE2 Foundation & PRINCE2 Agile, then take a shot at the PRINCE2 Agile Examination with our Ultimate PRINCE2 Agile Package!
For those in the Project Management sector & who know PRINCE2, this is the latest next step for you. If you have not already passed your PRINCE2 Foundation examination, we have included the required training to sit and pass your exam before moving forward to the PRINCE2 Agile training. Also included in the bundle is the PRINCE2 Agile Official Examination, see the tab 'About Exam' to see more information.
What is PRINCE2 Agile?
PRINCE2 Agile is an extension module designed specifically to tailor PRINCE2 to an agile environment. The certification has been created for organisations and individuals already using PRINCE2 who would like further guidance on how to apply Agile methods to the world’s most popular project management framework.
PRINCE2 Agile has been developed as a single-tier Practitioner qualification. The purpose of the certification is to demonstrate that you can apply and tailor PRINCE2 to an agile scenario.
Who is PRINCE2 Agile for?
The certification is ideal for able PRINCE2 practitioners seeking to extend their knowledge and understanding of Agile, applying its approach within their existing project management environment.
What are the benefits of PRINCE2 Agile?
This course bundle includes additional bonus features that our other PRINCE2 courses don't have, such as iPad and Android off-line applications to help give you the ability to learn wherever you are, whenever you want. Other bonus features include Social Networking capability between users, Drag and Drop learning & Interactive Tutor Support. To see other features, see the 'Bonus Features' tab below.
- To understand the basic concepts of common agile ways of working
- To explore the purpose and context for combining PRINCE2 and the agile way of working
- To apply and evaluate the focus areas to a project in an agile context
- To fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an agile context
- To apply or tailor the PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products to a project in an agile context
- To prepare delegates for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam
After 31/12/17 PRINCE2 2009 is replaced with PRINCE2 2017. This gives you the following options should you wish to obtain PRINCE2Foundation & Practitioner status:-
•Study this course and pass the PRINCE2 2009 Foundation & Practitioner exams prior to 31/12/17.
•Upgrade your 2009 to 2017 exams and course ware for an extra £199 + vat
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Units Of Study
The Universal PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Training
The course is divided into the following sections:
- Introduction to PRINCE2 Agile
- Agile Frameworks
- The Hexagon
- Focus Areas
- Helicopter View
- Organization, Governance (DP) and Business Case
- Tailoring SU & IP processes
- Plans Risk & Quality
- Change and Progress
- Tailoring CS, MP and SB processes
- Tailoring CP process and Summary
The course will help you to: –
- Understand the most common agile approaches – SCRUM, Kanban and Lean
- Decide whether or not to apply agile to a particular project (and how much!)
- Map the PRINCE2 management roles with common agile delivery roles
- Understand how to structure a PRINCE2 agile project team, with particular focus on the Project Manager and Team Manager / Delivery Team interface
- Understand how to apply the six target / tolerance areas in an agile way
- Understand the 5 recommended focus areas for PRINCE2 agile
- Learn new agile techniques, such as retrospectives, sprints and
- Study the principles and values of PRINCE2 agile
- Apply the PRINCE2 themes and processes in an agile way
Although you should have foundation level knowledge of PRINCE2 before taking this course, you do not have to have passed a PRINCE2 qualification.
The Universal PRINCE2 Foundation Training
Module 1 - Introduction to projects and PRINCE2
Explains what makes projects different from BAU and introduces the four integrated elements of PRINCE2
Module 2 - The 7 Principles
Continued Business Justification
Learn from Experience
Defined Roles and Responsibilities
Manage by Stages
Manage by Exception
Focus on Products
Tailor to the Project Environment
Module 3 - The 7 Themes
Business Case – why are we investing in the project?
Organisation – who do we need to manage the project?
Quality – what we have to deliver to ensure fit-for-purpose
Plans – how will we deliver, when & resource requirements
Risk – managing uncertainty
Change – understanding implications of changing requirements
Progress – understanding & controlling where we are against plans
Module 4 - The 7 Processes
Process Model – to explain the flow between processes
Starting up a Project – pre-project preparation
Directing a Project – decision making and providing resources
Initiating a Project – developing a full and firm foundation
Controlling a Stage – day-to-day project manager’s work
Managing Product Delivery – day-to-day team managers work
Managing a Stage Boundary – preparing for project board progress decisions
Closing a Project – tidy close
Module 5 - The 2 Techniques
Product Based Planning
Quality review Technique
The PRINCE2 agile Exam is 2.5 hours. It is an objective test (multiple choice) examination and it is ‘open book’, which means that you can reference the official text (PRINCE2 agile) during the exam, but no other reference material is permitted. This exam texts if you can tailor and apply your learnings using a simple scenario.
There are 5 question groups on the paper with 10 sub-questions in each. This means there are 50 marks/questions on the paper. You need to get 30 or more right to be awarded a pass (60%). There is no negative marking.
If you are attending a classroom course the exams will be paper based, and are usually included within the course schedule (depending on which package you have purchased). If you are taking an e-Learning course examinations are conducted on your computer via a remote proctoring service.
When you purchase a remote proctored exam with us you will receive an email with a voucher code and a link to use the code to make your exam booking when you feel ready to actually book the exam. Remote proctored exams exams can be taken at a date / time to suit you including evenings and week-ends, but please note that we need 10 days’ notice to book the proctored service.
There are some conditions (such as dyslexia) that qualify for extra time in the examinations.If you think you may qualify for extra time please let us know when booking your exam. You will need to provide documentary evidence of any condition claimed.
Exam Hints / Tips
Many people are understandably nervous when taking an exam. We offer the ProctorU service because it is real-time remote proctoring which minimises the risk of administrative issues during the exam. Furthermore, our courses are fully accredited and cover the appropriate syllabus.We also have guidance providing you with detailed hints and tips regarding exam techniques.
This course bundle contains many bonus features that others don't.
Key Course Features:
Interactive Tutor Support – Forums, Webinars and Direct Messaging.
Trainers respond promptly, but within 1 working day / 24 hours maximum
Course caters for different learning styles
Consists of two separate courses – Foundation & Practitioner (18 hours of instructor led content plus mock examinations)
The Foundation element consists of 13 hours of instructor led content over 139 course units and 12 separate mini tests
The Practitioner element consists of 5 hours of instructor led content over 76 course units and 8 interactive exercises, plus 5 hours of mock exams
Both Courses offer Timed Exam Simulator with 2 full mock exams at each level
Mac /PC /IPAD / Tablet compatible
Tablet APP for off-line learning / revision
FREE downloadable mock papers, templates and tools for practical use
Course completion certificates and in-house test high achievement badges.
FREE downloadable revision tablet ‘app’ for off-line working
2 FREE downloadable mock papers included for each
Resource Centre with FREE downloadable templates for project documentation
Interactive exercises to embed learning
NEW EXTENDED 180 day course
Glossary of terms
FREE downloadable Balance Global course completion certificates for each course.
Badges of Excellence for high in-house test scores
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Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations
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Quizzes & Exam Simulators
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Social Learning & Networking
Flash Cards & Educational Games
Navigation & Controls
Minimum specifications for the computer are:
Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)