Agile is an adaptive approach to project management, focusing on delivering value early and consistently throughout a project. Understanding the different agile frameworks – such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean, and others – will help you determine how the characteristics of a project dictate the right agile practices at each stage.
This course is taught by a certified agile practitioner with real-industry expertise. The curriculum is designed to give you a comprehensive grasp of the fundamental concepts behind agile values, principles, and practices, which you can immediately apply to your work.
Earning the IPMA Agile® certification at the end of the course is the perfect way to demonstrate your knowledge of and commitment to this rapidly growing approach to project management.
Become a true agile leader who can inspire others to adopt an agile mindset in a constantly changing environment.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
There are no prerequisites to apply for IPMA Agile® competence-oriented certification. The exam and certification fees are included in the course.
This certification evaluates your agile project management competence in the areas of Practice, People and Perspective.
The course curriculum and assessment are designed to help you develop and validate these competences in agile project management practices.
The agile project management methodology can be a powerful ally in the challenging task of managing a project effectively. Also, there are no prerequisites to apply for this globally recognised certification.
IPMA Agile Certification allows individuals and organisations to:
If you would like to learn more about this project management approach and how to become an agile project manager, read our article: Agile Project Management.
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Unlike other organisations, which offer different training programs across many functional areas, the Institute is a specialist organisation dealing solely with the disciplines of project, program, and portfolio management.
Our graduates are instructed by a world-class faculty of international subject-matter experts ranging from Project Directors to former Heads of PM Certification Authorities. Focusing solely on project management guarantees exceptional instruction and learning opportunities.
IPM is uniquely partnered with the world’s leading project management certification bodies: IPMA (Member Association & Certification Body), PMI (Authorised Training Partner), and PRINCE2® (Accredited Training Organisation). We are the national body for IPMA in Ireland.
We have also partnered with Ireland’s second largest University, Technological University (TU) Dublin, meaning we can offer Bachelor & Master’s levels programmes. This affiliation links us to the European University of Technology (EUt+).
The course fee includes the examination and certification fees, access to all course materials on the Student Hub, live expert-led virtual classes, recordings, and unlimited support from our Student Support team.
The course is suitable for individuals from various industry backgrounds and anyone who directly contributes to projects. A foundational understanding of traditional project management tools and processes may be helpful.
Yes, the content of this course is suitable for various industry sectors. We have had students from different backgrounds – such as engineering, pharmaceuticals, design, construction, IT and many others – who completed the course successfully.
The course is assessed through a final written examination (Multiple-Choice and Essay style of questions), which typically takes place a week after the last day of the course.
As part of the process to achieve IPMA Agile Level D® certification, candidates will also complete a comprehensive self-assessment of their People, Practice, and Perspective competences before sitting the exam.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to achieve the following outcomes:
This course curriculum is designed by industry-experts to help you develop an agile mindset and get a comprehensive grasp of the fundamental concepts behind agile values, principles, and practices, which you can immediately apply to your work. Gain the confidence to build your agile project management career with globally recognised credentials.
Classes run over three consecutive days, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Plan to spend some time completing the self-assessment studying the core material while preparing for the exam. However, as you can appreciate, this is very dependent on each individual’s capability.
Yes, the course credentials are recognised in over 70 countries.
A recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub for a limited period of time, so you do not need to worry about missing a class.
Agile is an adaptive approach to project management and it comprises several methodologies and frameworks.
Scrum is one of the most popular agile methodologies used today. It abides by the main agile values and principles, but there are a few Scrum-specific terms and processes you might need to know if you are working in a project environment using this particular methodology.