A Quick Glance

Change is must in business culture to get the required outcomes. The Traditional Waterfall model of business organisations cannot adapt to change in organisation environment. This leads to lesser productivity. To meet complete business success, agility is required. The Agile approach is well known for its flexibility. It is an incremental as well as iterative approach. If you are wishful to meet the fast pace for the business projects, you should gain agile skills.

Our Agile Training is inspired from successful agile business environments. You can start by gaining the following skills that the successful business environment has:

  • It follows 8 Agile Principles: The Agile principles are must for the project delivery. You have to make these principles as the base for the project.
  • It prioritises the iterative development: Iterative development refines the weak areas of the project. The iterative process makes progress through successive refinement.


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Who should take this course

This course is designed for project managers. The delegates who want to clear the Agile Project Management Foundation exam should take this course.



There are no prerequisites for Agile Foundation Training.


What Will You Learn

The purpose of this course is to acquaint you:

  • With Agile environment
  • To improve your understanding of the assigning roles, managing solution development teams
  • To Analyse DSDM approach and conjoining MoSCoW

What's included

  Course Overview

Agile PM is an iterative method for planning and managing project processes. It covers agile principles, philosophies, project variables and Dynamic systems development method (DSDM). Our instructors are Agile certified and expert in project management. After finishing this course, you will be acquainted with Basic agile concepts.

Foundation Exam:

The Foundation Exam includes objective type questions.  The duration of exam is one hour, and passing marks are 50%.


  Course Content

Foundation Course Content

  • An overview of Agile
  • What are the objectives of an Agile?
  • Principles of an Agile
  • The success story of Agile
  • Classifying Philosophy and Principles
  • An overview of Agile Project Management (AgilePM®)
  • Using Scrum in work environment
  • An Overview of DSDM
  • An Introduction to Timeboxing and Prioritisation 

  • Analysis of Lifecycle planning and control
  • An Overview of Iterative Development, Facilitated Workshops, Modelling and Prototyping


What is Agile?

The Agile framework applies iterative and incremental methods throughout the project management lifecycle to be more responsive to change and to create outcomes which are more aligned with customer requirements. Teams are allowed to be more empowered and creative. The Agile framework can be diagrammatically represented as:


What are the benefits of taking the course?

The benefits are:

  • Gain a high level of knowledge in handling projects using Agile methods
  • Delegates can prepare for both courses from a single source
  • Learn about business agility by which you can respond to the adapting environment
  • The Agile methodology provides the skills for working in complex adaptive systems. The Agile methods separate the development of projects into sprints
  • The Agile certification demonstrates an individual’s reliability
  • Learning prioritisation helps you to understand the workings of a team
  • Effectively plan, execute, and deliver the projects

Why choose Pentagon training?

Pentagon is the best training provider as we provide expertise and accomplishment in the domain of project management. We have experienced and certified instructors who provide the best support. The candidates will acquire hands-on experience of Agile methodologies.

Pentagon Training’s portal provides support and will be able to provide assistance 24*7. We are available to answer any queries and doubts before, during, and after the completion of the course


Which Agile methodology is best used in the industry?

Agile is executed in work environments using various methods. DSDM is one of the best approaches. DSDM stands for Dynamic Systems Development Method. DSDM was introduced in 1994 to deliver the industry standard project delivery structure. The main objective of DSDM is fast project execution. DSDM delivers the base to plan, manage, execute, and scale Agile processes.

The DSDM is based on nine principles that rotate around business values, rapid delivery, combined testing, and stakeholder collaboration. DSDM is considered suitable for business purpose, because 80% of systems can be organised in 20% of the time.

The requirement analysis is done at an earlier stage in the project. The development processes are made rescindable. The requirements are planned based on MoSCoW methods, which are:

  • M: must have requests
  • S: should have if all are possible
  • C: could have but not the critical ones
  • W: will not have now but may arise later

The critical work is made complete first. The lowest priority supplies are made out of implementation processes so the high priority requirements can be finished.

Business Agility:

Businesses need to rapidly respond to changes by familiarising the initial stable configuration. The business agility can be conserved by supporting and refining services and goods to accomplish customer demands. Agility is the capability to adjust to market and environments in an organisation, as agile provides complex adaptive systems and complexity science.

The difference between the Agile and Waterfall model:

  • In the waterfall model, the software process is divided into phases whereas the Agile methods divide the development of projects into sprints.
  • The waterfall model is fairly rigid whereas the Agile methodology is known for it's flexibility.

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