PRINCE2® Agile Achieving Practitioner Certification Training

Course 3634

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 17 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Advanced
Get This Course £1,195
  • 3-day instructor-led course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
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    Jun 15 - 17 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM BST
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  • Nov 9 - 11 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM GMT
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  • Mar 22 - 24 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM GMT
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This PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner course will prepare you for certification success. Learn to combine the flexibility and responsiveness of Agile with the effective governance and control of PRINCE2. Through practise exam questions, workshops, and overnight study, this course provides the knowledge to achieve the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certification, and the experience to create an environment focused on both management and delivery.

  • This PRINCE2 Agile course can be taken if you hold any of the following certifications: PRINCE2 Foundation, PRINCE2 Practitioner, Project Management Professional® (PMP), Certified Associate in Project Management® (CAPM), and IMPA Levels A,B,C, and D® (Certified Projects Director)

  • Prior to the course, we recommend 20-30 hours of study of the following materials that will be sent to you three weeks prior to the course:
    • PRINCE2® Agile manual
    • Study guide to help structure your reading of the manual
  • Evening study on day 1 will be required

Wouldn’t you like to sit your exam knowing that you could have another shot if the outcome is not what you expected? With Learning Tree, now you can! Effective April 1, 2021, this Learning Tree training course features the Take2 re-sit exam option. In the case of an unsuccessful result, you can retake the exam within six months of your first try.

PRINCE2® Agile Achieving Practitioner Certification Training Delivery Methods

  • Prepare for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam
  • Take2 exam re-sit included (eligible on public events starting after April 1, 2021)
  • PeopleCert Accredited Courseware and Instructors
  • After-Course Instructor Coaching Included

PRINCE2® Agile Achieving Practitioner Certification Training Course Benefits

  • Configure and tune PRINCE2 to utilise Agile frameworks
  • Implement PRINCE2 for its project direction and management
  • Apply an Agile framework for product delivery
  • Combine management control with delivery flexibility

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Course Outline

  • Establishing the rationale of PRINCE2 Agile
  • Identifying who can use it

Introducing PRINCE2 Agile

  • Comparing projects to business as usual
  • Positioning PRINCE2 Agile for projects only

Characterising the meaning of Agile

  • Establishing the basics
  • Summarising the most well-known agile frameworks
  • Introducing behaviours, concepts and techniques

Blending PRINCE2 and Agile

  • Supporting the PRINCE2 community
  • Identifying the benefits of PRINCE2 Agile
  • Establishing when and where to apply PRINCE2 Agile

Applying Agile to the PRINCE2 journey

  • Reviewing the constituent parts of PRINCE2
  • Clarifying the tailoring appropriate to agile working
  • Visualising the pre-project and the initiation stage
  • Enhancing the delivery stages
  • Simplifying the final delivery stage

Flexing and fixing

  • Focusing on flexing what is to be delivered
  • Fixing time and cost
  • Defining the five targets; the reasons that underpin the thinking

Getting started with PRINCE2 Agile

  • Applying the PRINCE2 principles
  • Introducing Agile behaviours

Applying the 7 PRINCE2 themes

  • Establishing which themes are most prominent
  • Developing the Business Case theme
  • Extending the Organisation theme
  • Clarifying the application of the Quality theme
  • Combining Agile concepts into the Plans and Progress themes
  • Maintaining the Risk and Change themes

Tailoring the 7 PRINCE2 processes

  • Incorporating Sprints and flow-based timeboxes
  • Maintaining clear project justification and addressing emergent thinking
  • Tailoring Controlling a Stage to an Agile environment
  • Managing the interface between Project Management and Product Delivery
  • Ensuring that Agile concepts guide the delivery
  • Confirming viability of the project with stage boundaries
  • Closing the project appropriately

Integrating Agile concepts and techniques into PRINCE2

  • Assessing project complexity with the Cynefin framework
  • Utilising Scrum and Kanban to help with product delivery
  • Enhancing learning and managing uncertainty using the Lean Startup method
  • Applying Lean Startup to PRINCE2

Assessing Agile suitability with the Agilometer

  • Pinpointing 6 key areas of agile suitability
  • Determining the agile environment of a project
  • Tailoring PRINCE2 based upon feedback on the 6 key areas

Defining requirements and user stories

  • Developing requirements so they are conducive to agile working
  • Reviewing approaches for prioritising requirements
  • Defining product descriptions with the right level of detail

Communicating effectively

  • Developing rich communication
  • Shifting the emphasis to enable agile working

Releasing early and frequently

  • Realising the benefits of frequent releases
  • Planning the project on features and requirements
  • Employing product-based planning

Creating contracts when using Agile

  • Collaborating to create a contract based upon outcomes
  • Driving the right behaviours
  • Structuring a contract to align with agile working
  • The contract as a safety net

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Course FAQs

This PRINCE2 Agile course can be taken if you hold any of the following certifications: PRINCE2 Foundation, PRINCE2 Practitioner, Project Management Professional® (PMP), Certified Associate in Project Management® (CAPM), and IMPA Levels A,B,C, and D® (Certified Projects Director)

For publicly scheduled course events with a start date after April 1, 2021, Learning Tree will set up the Take2 option for all attendees when we order your exam voucher. If you aren’t successful on your first exam, you will be notified by PeopleCert that you are eligible to register for the exam retake. Unfortunately, those who attended a course event before April 1 and attendees of private or closed training events are not eligible for this benefit unless this has been pre-agreed.

Though exam vouchers can cost hundreds of dollars, there is no additional cost to you to sign up for the Take2 re-sit program. Take2 is an additional complimentary benefit offered to you by Learning Tree.

Yes, you must re-sit the exam within six months of your initial exam.