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PRINCE2 AGILE® FOUNDATION

PRINCE2 Agile® is a solution combining the flexibility and responsiveness of agile with the clearly defined framework of PRINCE2®. PRINCE2 Agile® framework covers a wide range of agile concepts, including SCRUM, Kanban, and Lean Start-up. It provides guidance on tailoring PRINCE2® in an agile context and includes:

  • How to tailor the integrated set of PRINCE2® principles, themes, and processes
  • How to produce the PRINCE2® management products
  • How to map the common agile roles to the PRINCE2 project management team structure
  • How to incorporate the fundamental agile behaviours, concepts, and techniques into PRINCE2
  • The strength of PRINCE2® lies in the areas of project direction and project management whereas agile has a very strong focus on product delivery. When PRINCE2® and agile are combined, Project direction, Project management and Project delivery are optimized to create a complete Project management solution.

 PRINCE2 Agile® is an extension module tailored for forward-thinking organizations and individuals already benefiting from PRINCE2®. It provides further guidance on how to apply agile methods to the world's most recognized project management method. PRINCE2 Agile® has been developed as a single-tier Practitioner qualification. The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to demonstrate that you can apply and tailor PRINCE2 Agile® in a scenario situation. The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to demonstrate that you can apply and tailor PRINCE2 Agile® in a scenario situation.

Purpose of the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Certificate

The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certificate is designed to help professionals deliver agile projects by tailoring PRINCE2 management controls with a broad toolset of agile delivery techniques and frameworks.

The certification will help you to:

Understand PRINCE2 governance requirements clearly and comprehensively.

Gain a broad range of knowledge of agile concepts and techniques including Scrum, Kanban, Lean Start-up and Cynefin

Explore the interface between PRINCE2 and agile ways of working.

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Program Outline

PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation Syllabus

1. Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2

 

1.1 Recall the PRINCE2 principles:

  • Continued business justifcation
  • Learn from experience
  • Defined roles and responsibilities
  • Manage by stages
  • Manage by exception
  • Focus on products
  • Tailor to suit the project environment

 

1.2 Explain the purpose of the PRINCE2 themes:

  • Business case
  • Organization
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress

 

1.3 Explain the purpose of the PRINCE2 processes.

  • Starting up a project
  • Initiating a project
  • Directing a project
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Managing a stage boundary
  • Closing a project

 

1.4 Explain the purpose of the following PRINCE2 management products.

  • Business case (A.2.1)
  • Checkpoint report (A.3.1)
  • Highlight report (A.11.1)
  • Project brief (A.19.1)
  • Project initiation documentation (A.20.1)
  • Project product description (A.21.1)
  • Work package (A.26.1)

 

1.5 Explain the responsibilities of the following PRINCE2 roles.

  • Project board
  • Executive
  • Senior user 
  • Senior supplier
  •  Project manager
  • Team manager

2. Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2 Agile

2.1 Explain how PRINCE2 Agile is used in a project context and explain the difference between projects and business as usual (BAU).

 

 

2.1 Explain how PRINCE2 Agile is used in a project context and explain the difference between projects and business as usual (BAU).

  • Kanban
  • Lean startup
  • Scrum

 

: 2.3 Describe the need to ‘blend and weave’ PRINCE2 with agile at all levels of a project (project direction, project management and product delivery) including the eight guidance points.

 

 

 

2.4 Describe the roles, responsibilities and competencies of the PRINCE2 Agile delivery team

  • Customer subject matter expert
  • Customer representative
  •  Supplier subject matter expert
  •  Supplier representative

 

3. Understand how PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products are tailored and/or applied in an agile context

 

 

 

3.1 Explain how the PRINCE2 priniciples will be applied in an agile context.

  • Continued business justifcation
  •  Learn from experience
  • Defined roles and responsibilities
  •  Manage by stages
  •  Manage by exception
  •  Focus on products
  • Tailor to suit the project environment

 

3.2 Explain the PRINCE2 Agile behaviours

  • Transparency
  • Collaboration
  •  Rich communication
  •  Self-organization
  •  Exploration

 

3.3 Explain the PRINCE2 Agile guidance for each theme.

  • Business case
  •  Organization
  •  Quality
  •  Plans
  • Risk
  •  Change
  • Progress

 

3.4 Explain the PRINCE2 Agile guidance for each process.

  • Starting up a project
  •  Initiating a project
  •  Directing a project
  •  Controlling a stage
  •  Managing product delivery
  •  Managing a stage boundary
  •  Closing a project

 

3.5 Explain the PRINCE2 Agile guidance for tailoring the following PRINCE2 management products.

 

  • Business case
  •  Checkpoint report
  •  Highlight report
  •  Project brief
  •  Project initiation documentation
  • Project product description
  •  Work package

 

3.6 Explain what to fix and what to flex, including setting tolerances and the five targets

  • Fix and flex tolerances
  • Be on time and hitting deadlines
  • Protect the level of quality
  •  Embrace change
  • Keep teams stable
  •  Accept that the customer doesn’t need everything

4. Understand the agile ways of working, key terms and techniques.

4.1 Recall the definition of the following agile terms. (glossary

  • Backlog (sprint, release & product)
  •  Benefit (value)
  • Epic
  • Information radiator
  •  Spike
  •  Stand up meeting
  •  Timebox (sprint, release)
  •  Velocity
  •  Waterfall methodology

 

4.2 Explain key Agile concepts and techniques.

  • Scrum
  •  Lean Startup (incl. MVP)
  •  Retrospectives
  •  User stories (incl. Definition of ‘ready’ and ‘done’)
  • Workshops
  •  Burn charts
  •  Agile Estimation (points and T-Shirt sizing)
  • Working Agreements

5. Understand the focus areas in an agile context

5.1 Explain the PRINCE2 Agile focus areas.

  • Agilometer
  •  Requirements
  •  Rich communication
  •  Frequent releases

     

     

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    Prince2 Agile´┐Ż Foundation Certification Benefits

    • High Demand: There is a high demand for agile in the past couple of years, and a certification allows employers to determine whether a project manager is knowledgeable on agile principles, techniques, and tools. The PMI developed the certification for project managers who are utilizing agile practices in their projects or for PMs who belong to organizations that adopt Agile methods to project management.
    • Coverage: Like other Agile certifications, PMI-ACP is not limited to a single method. Rather, it covers a broad range of agile methods (Scrum, Kanban, XP, FDD, Crystal, DSDM, etc.)
    • Higher Compensation: It is a given fact that people with better skills earn more than those with average. In the same way, if you have more certifications, including PMI-ACP, you also have the right to demand a higher salary. Therefore, if you want to be more financially stable in your career, obtaining such certification may prove to be necessary.
    • Professional Growth: In most instances, PMI-ACP is not just all about the possible monetary increase from your work. The certification program will help you to learn more about various Agile methods, and you do not need to be worried about the obsolescence of what you now. Through their certification maintenance program, you can stay updated in spite of the changes introduced in your line of work.
    • Job Opportunities: Having this certification will also make you a more bankable employee. In fact, employers may even be chasing you because you are highly qualified in the field of project management and other related fields. It can open up opportunities for your career advancement.
      • High Demand: There is a high demand for agile in the past couple of years, and a certification allows employers to determine whether a project manager is knowledgeable on agile principles, techniques, and tools. The PMI developed the certification for project managers who are utilizing agile practices in their projects or for PMs who belong to organizations that adopt Agile methods to project management.
      • Coverage: Like other Agile certifications, PMI-ACP is not limited to a single method. Rather, it covers a broad range of agile methods (Scrum, Kanban, XP, FDD, Crystal, DSDM, etc.)
      • Higher Compensation: It is a given fact that people with better skills earn more than those with average. In the same way, if you have more certifications, including PMI-ACP, you also have the right to demand a higher salary. Therefore, if you want to be more financially stable in your career, obtaining such certification may prove to be necessary.
      • Professional Growth: In most instances, PMI-ACP is not just all about the possible monetary increase from your work. The certification program will help you to learn more about various Agile methods, and you do not need to be worried about the obsolescence of what you now. Through their certification maintenance program, you can stay updated in spite of the changes introduced in your line of work.
      • Job Opportunities: Having this certification will also make you a more bankable employee. In fact, employers may even be chasing you because you are highly qualified in the field of project management and other related fields. It can open up opportunities for your career advancement.

    How to become Prince2 Agile® Foundation

    • Meet Qualifying Criteria
    • Undertake Formal Project Management Training
    • 21 Contact Hours of Education
    • Become PMI® Member
    • Apply for Prince2 Agile® Foundation
    • Schedule Exam at local Prometric Testing Center
    • Appear for the exam
    • Pass the Exam
    • Start working towards continuous professional development

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