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PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Certification Training Course - An Overview

More and more organizations worldwide are accepting the value of PRINCE2 and Agile methodologies for successfully completing the projects within budget and on time. The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certificate course is designed to help the IT professionals delivering Agile projects by customizing PRINCE2 management controls with time-tested flexible Agile delivery techniques and frameworks.

PRINCE2 Agile is the best Agile project management solution that combines the responsibility and flexibility of Agile with PRINCE2’ governance. PRINCE2 Agile explores interfaces between PRINCE2 project management and Agile product delivery. The organizations get much expected benefit by deployment of PRINCE2 Agile because PRINCE2 delivers a solid framework for the efficient project management, while, Agile supports for successfully completing the projects in small phases.

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Training Course Objectives – Learning Scope:

  • Understanding PRINCE2 governance requirements

  • Gaining in-depth knowledge of Agile concepts & techniques including Kanban, Lean Start-up, Scrum and Cynefin

  • Understanding interface between PRINCE2 and Agile methodologies  

For Whom PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Certification is Good to Have – Audience:

The understanding of Agile concepts, combined in PRINCE2 Agile Foundation, course is highly beneficial for the IT professionals with governance responsibilities for integrating project support functions. It is good to have credential for:

  • IT project managers, Agile professionals and would-be project managers interested to enhance their expertise in combining PRINCE2® and Agile methodologies in a balanced cost effective way

  • Project managers interested to empower their PRINCE2 skills by learning Agile behaviors, frameworks concepts, and techniques.

  • Delivery team members including product owners, developers, Scrum Masters

  • Professionals interested in iterative & incremental scalable project delivery through collaborative team efforts.

Scope of PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Certification – The Career Benefits:

Organizations are expected to hire almost 2.2 million professionals for the project management-related responsibilities each year up to 2027.

PMI expects that the organizations worldwide will need almost 87.7 million professionals in project management-focused roles by 2027.

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification helps you move fast on growth oriented roadmap with high in demand job titles like IT Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Service Delivery Manager, Software Development, Program Manager IT, Technical Project Manager, Customer Project Manager, National Senior EQA Scheme Officer, Project Management Analyst, Implementation Project Manager, Service Improvement Manager, PRINCE2 Consultant, Project Delivery Manager, Innovation Delivery Manager etc.

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Certification Exam Course Outline

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation training course syllabus is designed by the leading PRINCE2 & Agile experts. The training is conducted by the experienced trainers to enhance your project management expertise in all the verticals. As being the leading accredited training partner of AXELOS, we at Microtek Learning follow the robust PRINCE2 Agile Foundation training curriculum aligned to the latest updates in 2017. 

1. Key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2

  • Recalling the PRINCE2 principles

  • The purpose of the PRINCE2 themes

  • The purpose of the PRINCE2 processes including starting up, initiating & directing a project; Managing product delivery, stage boundary, project closing

  • The purpose of PRINCE2 management products including Checkpoint report, Project initiation documentation, project product description, work package, highlight report, project brief, business case etc. 

  • The purpose of PRINCE2 management products

  • The responsibilities of following PRINCE2 roles

2. Key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2 Agile

  • Using PRINCE2 Agile in a project context; the difference between projects & business

  • Recalling which Agile ways including Kanban, Lean startup &Scrum are good to be used with PRINCE2 Agile

  • The need to ‘blend and weave’ PRINCE2 with Agile at all the project levels

  • The roles, responsibilities and competencies of the PRINCE2 Agile delivery team

3. Understanding of how PRINCE2 principles, processes, theme and management products are tailored and applied in an Agile context

  • How to apply PRINCE2 principles in an Agile context

  • PRINCE2 Agile behaviors including transparency, collaboration, rich communication, self-organization, exploration

  • PRINCE2 Agile guidance for business case, organization, quality, plans, risk, change, progress

  • PRINCE2 Agile guidance for starting, initiating, directing, controlling a project as well for managing product delivery, stage boundary and project closing 

  • PRINCE2 Agile guidance for tailoring PRINCE2 management products

  • What to fix & what to flex, including setting tolerances and the five targets

4. Agile ways of working, key terms and techniques

  • The definition of Agile terms

  • Key Agile concepts and techniques including Scrum, Lean Startup, retrospectives, user stories, workshops,  burn charts, Agile estimation, working agreements

5. The focus areas in an Agile context

  • PRINCE2 Agile focus areas like Agilometer, requirements, rich communication, frequent releases

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Exam Training Prerequisites: 

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course has no particular prerequisites. Even the candidates without pre-existing knowledge of PRINCE2 are eligible to take on PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification exam. However, PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner certifications would be the asset to simplify the learning during PRINCE2 Agile Foundation training.

Faqs For PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Certification Course Training

Q: What is the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification exam format? 

It is a ‘closed book’ objective type exam paper having 50 questions. To pass out the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam, you need at least55% marks. The duration of exam is one hour (60 minutes).

Q: Is it must to take on PRINCE2 Foundation training before appearing in PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification exam?

Although, it is not compulsory to attend the PRINCE2 Foundation training prior to PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification exam; still, we advise you to do it at AXELOS Accredited Training Organization to simplify the task. Alternatively you can self study and take on the exam directly by booking your exam via PeopleCert. 

Q: Can I get sample paper before appearing in PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam finally?

Yes, you can download the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation sample paper after booking your exam. 

Q: Can I expect salary hike within organization after PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification?

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification will deliver you additional skills to take on the project with additional responsibilities and wider role. The improved proficiency, confidence, change in approach and abilities are recognized soon; so, you can expect better salary increment within organization.

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