PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation and Practitioner

Why should I take the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner course?

PRINCE2 Agile LogoPRINCE2 Agile represents an evolution of PRINCE2, being the first extension module to the PRINCE2 method. This certification helps you to tailor PRINCE2 for your organization in an agile way. Since the 2001 Agile Manifesto, agile approaches are becoming more popular for many reasons:

  • Incremental delivery of products
  • Time box and iterative approach to delivering
  • A collection of techniques such as daily stand-up meetings, sprints and users’ stories
  • Collaboration working

PRINCE2 Agile describes how to configure and tune PRINCE2 so that PRINCE2 can be used in the most effective way when combining it with agile behavior, concepts, frameworks and techniques.

Who should attend this class?

Typical job roles include:

  • Project managers and aspiring project managers
  • Project team managers and support staff
  • Managers or program managers
  • Project management consultants

What is included:

The course includes:

  • 4.5-days classroom training from a PRINCE2 Agile Approved Trainer
  • Official manual: “PRINCE2 Agile”
  • Accredited course material including sample exam questions
  • PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner exams + Certificate
  • 41 PDUs if you are a PMP

What will I learn:

  • PRINCE2 Agile behaviors  including collaboration, rich communication, self-organization, transparency and exploration
  • Guidance  on how to apply agile behaviors, frameworks, concepts and techniques into a PRINCE2 project
  • Advice  on using agile fundamentals and techniques such as collaborative teams, open communications and stand ups
  • Mappings  between agile roles and those in a PRINCE2 project.  Where, for example, does a Scrum Master fit into a PRINCE2 project?

What are the course prerequisites:

You should be working in or have a good knowledge of project management. You need to complete about 5 hours of study before the course. We’ll provide all the reading materials you need so you will be well prepared before you come to class.

You must hold a PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioner certificate to take this course.

What are the course contents:

This is the full PEOPLECERT International PRINCE2 Agile course. It covers the PRINCE2 Agile syllabus to Practitioner level.

Key Learning Points:

  • PRINCE2 Agile introduction
  • An overview of Agile
  • The rationale for blending PRINCE2 and agile
  • The PRINCE2 journey when using agile
  • Agile and the PRINCE2 principles
  • The 7 PRINCE2 themes when using PRINCE2 Agile
  • The 7 PRINCE2 processes when using PRINCE2 Agile
  • The “Agilometer”
  • Requirements
  • Rich communication
  • Frequent releases
  • Creating contracts when using agile

Exam:

Which exams are included in this course?

This course includes the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner exams.

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam

This is your first PRINCE2 Agile exam designed to test your knowledge and understanding of PRINCE2 Agile

  • 50 multiple choice questions with 1 mark for each question
  • Closed book exam
  • 1-hour duration
  • 55% needed to pass so a score of 28 / 50 is required

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Exam

Your second PRINCE2 Agile exam tests your ability to apply the PRINCE2 Agile guidance to a realistic scenario. You are required to show that you can analyze situations and make decisions using the standard appropriately. You must pass the Foundation exam to sit the Practitioner.

  • 50 Objective Testing style questions worth 1 mark
  • Open book exam, but only the official PRINCE2 Agile manual can be used
  • 2.5 hours duration
  • 60% needed to pass so a score of 30 / 50 is required

When are the exams taken?

Your Foundation exam is taken on Wednesday. Your Practitioner exam is taken on Friday.

How does the course prepare me for the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner exams?

The course follows the official PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner exam syllabus. The accredited training materials are cross referenced to areas of the exam so that you are fully prepared. During the course, you practice with the latest exam papers from PEOPLECERT International. Day 4 of the course is dedicated to practicing for your Practitioner exam and our expert trainer will guide you through a series of exercises and discussions to get you ready for the exam itself.

Do I need ID for the PRINCE2 Agile exams?

You must bring photographic ID with you. A driver’s license or passport is fine. A work ID, with photograph, is also acceptable.

How long does my PRINCE2 Agile qualification last?

The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation qualification is permanent. The Practitioner qualification must be renewed every 3 years to maintain your status as a PRINCE2 Agile Registered Practitioner. You will have the option of adhering to the Axelos Membership program (Free year 1) and earn 20 CPD points every year to remain current.

What happens if I don’t pass a PRINCE2 Agile exam?

If you don’t pass the Foundation exam you can do a re-sit.

If you feel insecure about the Practitioner exam it is also possible to take the Take2 option as an insurance. You can purchase the re-sit in advance for a fraction of the price which represents a discount of 75%. Then, you will be able to re-sit the exam online within the following 6 months.

Can I just take the PRINCE2 Agile exams with you?

Sorry, no. We are an Accredited Training Organization for PRINCE2 Agile, so we are not permitted to offer just exams.

FAQs:

Where is the class held?

Our courses are held at quality downtown venues in all major Canadian cities. You will be close to transport links and parking.

What are the class hours?

Monday -> Thursday: 8.30 AM to 4:30 PM
On Friday, 8.30 AM to 11.30 AM. In Ottawa, the class may be extended on Friday.

How

You have about 5 hours of preparation to do before you attend the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner course. Before the class, we will send you the official PRINCE2 Agile manual as well as a Reading List. During the pre-course, you read key chapters of the manual. It seems a lot at first but the more work you can do in advance of the course, the better. Even if you don’t 100% understand things before you come along – don’t worry. If you’ve done the work, our trainers are experts in PRINCE2 Agile. We’ll get you understanding the method in no time at all.

I am a PMP, do I get credit for prior learning?

Yes, if you are a current PMP or CAPM you are not required to take the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam. You still need to gain Foundation level knowledge of PRINCE2 Agile but it’s one less exam to worry about. Contact us to get this exemption and a price reduction.

I am already PRINCE2 certified, do I get credit for prior learning?

Yes, if you currently hold a PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioner certificate, you are not required to take the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam. You still need to gain Foundation level knowledge of PRINCE2 Agile but it’s one less exam to worry about. Contact us to get this exemption and a price reduction.

How many PDUs do I get for this course?

PMPs can claim 41 PDUs at the PMI for the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner course. (22 Technical PDUs, 10 Leadership PDUs, 9 Strategic PDUs).

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This PRINCE2 Agile® course is offered through ATO OKAZY Consulting.

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May 2020

PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation and Practitioner Ottawa

May 25 @ 8:30 am - May 29 @ 12:00 am
Algonquin Corporate Training Center, 700 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4 Canada
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PRINCE2 Agile® represents an evolution of PRINCE2, being the first extension module to the PRINCE2®method. PRINCE2 Agile® describes how to configure and tune PRINCE2® so that it can be used in the most effective way when combining it with agile behavior, concepts, frameworks and techniques. Includes: 4.5-days classroom training from an accredited instructor, manual, material and 2 exams.

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