Agile Project Management Foundation Online Module and exam


This accredited training course was launched in 2011 by APMG and the DSDM Consortium to address the need to run projects in an agile way. Agile project management provides numerous benefits to organisations, such as better product quality, higher customer satisfaction, improved performance visibility, and increased project control.

The AgilePM® has two levels of accreditation; Foundation level covers the core terminology and principles. Practitioner level demonstrates an understanding of how to apply the terminology and principles in a project scenario.

Who is it for?

Any organisation that wants to adopt a common approach for agile projects, that can be integrated with a business project management approach, such as PRINCE2.

  • Practising project managers.
  • Agile team members looking to become Agile Project Managers .
  • Individuals that want to gain a recognised AgilePM accreditation.

Course Content

2 day Practical Application of Agile Project Management Techniques Workshop
Day 1

  1. Introduction to Agile philosophy and principles
  2. Roles and Responsibilities
  3. Agile PM process lifecycle and products
    • Pre-Project
    • Feasibility – Business Case
    •  Foundations
      • Prioritised user Requirements
      • User Stories

Day 2

  1. Agile PM process lifecycle and products
    • Evolutionary Development
      • Estimating
      • Timeboxes (Sprints)
      • Daily ProgressDeployment
    • Deployment
    • Post Project
  2. Integrating Agile with Business Project Management methodology
  3. Overview of AgilePM Foundation and Practitioner exams

The key areas of knowledge required for the Foundation exam are covered, including;

  1. Principles of Agile
  2. Roles and Responsibilities
  3. Agile process lifecycle and products
  4. Planning and Control
  5. Agile Techniques – Daily Stand up meetings
  6. Agile techniques – MoSCoW Prioritisation and timeboxes
  7. Exam technique
  8. Foundation exam simulator

Foundation Exam

The exam can be taken online or paper based at the exam location.

    • Multiple choice format
    • 50 questions per paper
    • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50%
    • 40 minutes duration
    • Closed book.