AgilePM® Foundation

  • For aspiring and practising Project Support staff and Project Managers
  • The leading, internationally certified framework for Agile project delivery
  • Enhance your confidence and skills to become a flexible, adaptable Project Professional
  • Qualify and validate your skills with the support of expert Tutors, Study Coaches, and Recruitment Advisors
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    AgilePM® Foundation

    AgilePM can be best described as creating a brand new dish: instead of writing out a complex recipe, you start off with what you know has worked for your past dishes. As you progress, you add more of one ingredient and then more of another, gradually taste-testing as you’re going, asking friends to taste-test with you for recommendations until you have a dish everyone agrees is delicious. AgilePM provides a flexible approach to managing projects by having an established, iterative process that requires communication and prioritises productivity in order to reach the most desirable end-goal for a project.

    The crux of the AgilePM approach comprises of maximised focus on customer needs, increased adaptability, and faster project turnaround times – allowing you to become an asset in your team by enhancing your project management skills.

    Once completing your AgilePM Foundation, you can benefit from progressing to the AgilePM Practitioner to achieve Registered Practitioner status. Most students looking to validate their skills as flexible and versatile Project Professionals achieve PRINCE2 Agile certifications, too. Our Project Management Career Programme is the preferred route for students looking to kickstart their careers as Project Professionals.

    Why study with us?

    • Stay motivated and manage your time effectively through regular one-to-one follow-ups with your certified Tutor and Study Coach
    • You have 24/7 access to your online courses, so you can study at your own pace and save on travel costs
    • Your official certification means that your experience is validated through industry-recognised material and highly valued in the UK (and the world!)
    • Your Student Community Forums give you the opportunity to share questions, ideas, and knowledge with other professionals studying this certification
    • Your CV and LinkedIn profile will receive complete makeovers from your Recruitment Advisor to make sure you maximise your chances of securing rewarding opportunities
    • Career and recruitment support gives you advice on how to secure and succeed in job interviews, including mock interviews and exclusive interview preparation tailored toward your prospective company and role
    • Your expert Career Consultant will help you choose the right certification, and combine it with strategic guidance to make sure you achieve success in your professional journey

    Avoid the negative effects of making the wrong decision about your development journey, have an open Q&A with an expert. 

    What’s included?

    • Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Unlimited, 3-month access to the AgilePM Foundation Course
    • Official AgilePM Foundation Exam
    • Certified Tutor to provide assistance with course queries
    • Access to a full Support Team for assistance with examination, notes, and study queries
    • A professional, Project Management-oriented CV rewrite*
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities*

    Certification: AgilePM® Foundation

    Vendor: APMG International

    Course prerequisite: There are no formal prerequisites to study this qualification

    Study time: 20 – 30 hours

    Key learning objective: You will learn how to appropriately configure the lifecycle of an Agile project to a given scenario including roles, responsibilities, and Agile techniques as well as how to test, estimate, and measure progress in an Agile project.

    *Value-added service that can be added at an additional cost

    Certification details

    ITonlinelearning is a verified APMG International Accredited Training Provider (ATP), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.

    Accrediting body
    The AgilePM certification was developed by the Agile Business Consortium, a not-for-profit organisation with the goal of defining, uniting, and growing the field of business agility. It is accredited by the APM Group, otherwise known as APMG International: a leading accreditation and exam institute. The AgilePM certification exam has been sat by almost 200,000 professionals internationally.

    Certification expiry
    The AgilePM Foundation certification does not expire and is thus a fantastic building block for your project management portfolio.

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    For almost a decade we have helped over 2,000 members of the Armed Forces, Services Leavers, and Veterans use their ELC credits to: Enhance their careers with ELCAS-approved qualifications, Gain skills and confidence prior to transitioning, Strengthen their career prospects after transitioning, Many of our veterans are now enjoying successful careers in Management, Project Management, and IT.

    Our Students

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    AgilePM® Foundation

    What You Will Learn

    You will learn how to appropriately configure the lifecycle of an Agile project to a given scenario including roles, responsibilities, and Agile techniques as well as how to test, estimate, and measure progress in an Agile project. There are 8 principles that underlie AgilePM which you will also learn.

      Context and History

      The background section would provide historical context and explain how DSDM (Dynamic Systems Development Method) came to be, what problems it aims to solve, and how it differs from other Agile approaches.

      Philosophy, Principles & Project Variables

      Delve into the underlying philosophy and principles of DSDM, such as its focus on delivering business value and the importance of flexibility. This topic also explains the key project variables that DSDM addresses, such as time, cost, and quality.

      Instrumental Success Factors

      This topic covers key factors that contribute to the success of a DSDM project, such as effective communication, strong leadership, and a clear understanding of project goals.

      The DSDM Process

      This topic provides an in-depth overview of the DSDM process, including the various phases of the project life cycle with the key activities that take place during each phase.

      DSDM Roles and Responsibilities

      Once you have completed this topic, you will be able to explain the various roles and responsibilities within a DSDM project, including the project manager, business analyst, and developer, and how they interact with one another.

      DSDM Products

      Here you will learn about the different products that are produced during a DSDM project, such as the feasibility study, business case, and project plan.

      DSDM Practices

      This topic covers key practices that are used in DSDM projects, such as timeboxing, MoSCoW prioritisation, and prototyping.

      Planning and Control

      How to plan and control a DSDM project, including how to create a project plan, how to manage risks and issues, and how to track progress.

      Project Management Career Programme

      Fast-Track Your Project Management Career! Whether you’re new to project management or looking to switch careers, this is your chance to quickly upskill and step into the world of project management. Perfect for both beginners and experienced professionals wanting to shift into this field.

      Your Success is Assured

      Expert Career Consultants

      Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

      Certified Tutors

      Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

      Study Coaches and Mentors

      Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

      Experienced Recruitment Advisors

      Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, LinkedIn profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

      Your One-of-a-Kind Solution

      Training with a difference.

      • Say goodbye to unanswered course queries and general questions with our PRINCE2® Tutor Bot, available 24/7 and powered by ITonlinelearning.
      • Prepare for your exam with confidence using our Exam Simulator, to increase your confidence and chance of success.
      • Put your skills into practice and gain the confidence you need to be an effective part of a Project Team with our exclusive Simulated Project Assignment.

      Choose ITonlinelearning to experience the difference.

      Career and Progression Prospects

      Project Management is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:

      Project Support Officer

      Project Manager

      Project Executive

      Project Administrator

      Junior Project Manager

      Project Coordinator

      Why Choose ITonlinelearning?

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      You will benefit from our perfected learning & development formula by enjoying support that forms the crux of our values and mission. Our TrustScore of 4.9 has remained consistent with thousands of 5-star reviews, so we’re happy to report that our customers agree.

      An Endorsed Qualification & Reputation

      When we say accredited, we mean that official experts from our licensed organisations have evaluated and approved our training material to ensure it meets their refined standards. These qualifications thus make you a credible and reliable professional.

      Tailored Advice & Consulting

      There is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving personal and professional goals. You deserve career consulting and employability advice tailored toward your specific skills, experience, and aspirations – luckily, this is our forte.

      Full Student Success Team

      To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

      Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

      Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

      Finance that suits your lifestyle

      You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lifestyle in order to advance your skills. With your development at the forefront of our mission, we have personalised financing options so that you can live comfortably whilst investing in your future.

      Projecting Your Salary

      We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

      £36.9K /

      per year

      Junior Project Manager

      £66.6K /

      per year

      Agile Project Manager

      £85.7K /

      per year

      Senior Agile Project Manager

      AgilePM® Foundation
      Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      Agile is an iterative (repetitive) approach to project management that emphasises flexibility, collaboration, and rapid delivery. It is particularly useful for projects that require frequent feedback and adaptation to changing requirements. You might use Agile to design and launch a new application.

      The AgilePM Foundation certification was created for practising project managers as well as apiring Agile project managers. This certification will also benefit anyone working as part of an Agile team or those working within an Agile environment.

      The AgilePM Foundation is assessed and awarded by means of an examination. This exam comprises of 50 multiple choice questions (meaning you will have to select your answers from the options you are provided with). Your exam will be 40 minutes long, and you will be required to score 50% (25 out of 50) or higher in order to pass. This is a closed-book exam.

      The AgilePM Foundation certification will provide you with the knowledge you require in order to deliver projects in an efficient manner so as to meet your customer needs. Even if you are not working within project management, the AgilePM Foundation certification will enhance your flexibility, adaptability, communication, and delivery skills.

      The AgilePM Foundation certification does not expire and is thus a fantastic building block for your project management portfolio.

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