PRINCE2 Agile

Start Dates: TBC

Duration: 3 Days

Full Fee: €900

Network Members Fee: €630

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Programme overview

This course combines PRINCE2 and Agile methodologies to provide a flexible, scalable approach to project management. The majority of the
guidance and course material will be new for those already familiar with PRINCE2, and will look at the interactions between the two approaches and how each needs to be adapted to accommodate the other.

Learning outcomes:
After this course, participants will:

  • Understand the basic concepts of common agile ways of working
  • Understand the purpose and context for combining PRINCE2 and
    the agile way of working
  • Be able to apply and evaluate the focus areas to a project in an
    agile context
  • Be able to fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an agile context
  • Be able to apply or tailor the PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes
    and management products to a project in an agile context

Participants will learn through the use of theory and practical exercises
The course will prepare delegates for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner
exam

Who is the course for?
PRINCE2 Agile® is offered as an extension certification for those who
already have a good understanding of PRINCE2. The course will also be of interest to Programme Managers with MSP certification who will need to understand not only how the programme relates to projects, but also how projects relate to the delivery mechanism.

Course Content:

Course opening –what is PRINCE2 Agile? The manual, The exam
Baselining Case Study exercise
Projects and BAU
What is agile?
What is PRINCE2 Agile?
The PRINCE2 Agile journey
PRINCE2 recap
Hexagon (fix and flex) and the 5 targets
Processes Intro
SU & IP (Cynefin)

  • Case Study / Ex.- Why are Chestertons building a website?
  • Ex. 2. What level of complexity exists (Cynefin)?
    Themes Intro
    Page 43 of 47
    Business Case ( + value)
    Requirements, user stories
  • Ex. 3. Write some requirements for the website.
    Prioritisation (and MoSCoW)
  • Ex. 4. MoSCoW prioritisation
    Change theme?
    The feedback loop
    Organisation (incl. multi-team)
  • Ex. 5. Assigning the customer role

Servant Leader
Wider customer view
Working Agreements
Principles & Behaviours

  • Ex. 6. Ordering the behaviours
    Agilometer – Risk
  •  Ex. 7. Assess the projects with the Agilometer
    MP – (initial mention of burn charts)
    The use of Work Packages
  • Ex. 8. Critique a Work Package
    Scrum
  • Ex. 9. Build an animal with Lego (or similar)
    Plans – estimation
  • Ex. 10. Trainer led exercise to illustrate how group estimation
    works (e.g. how long does it take to do a jigsaw?).
    Progress (full coverage of burn charts and info radiators)
    Quality (Definition of Done)
  • Ex. 11. Create quality criteria for an advert
    CS – Frequent Releases – then SB, Retrospectives
  • Ex. 12. Release planning
  • Ex. 13. Carry out a retrospective

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