This accredited course is designed for Project Managers, who require an understanding of the agile approach and/or who are intending to run projects using the DSDM® framework. The course will also benefit agile team members and Senior Managers who may be investigating the implications of adopting Agile Project Management within their organisation. It is also designed to equip practising Project Managers with the confidence to sit the AgilePM® Foundation and Practitioner qualifications.


  • 01

    Pre-course Reading

    • Recommended pre-course reading

  • 02

    AgilePM Foundation Course Files

    • Course Files and Sample Exam Papers

  • 03

    AgilePM Practitioner Course Files

    • Candidate Guidance and Sample Papers

  • 04


    • Introduction

  • 05

    The Traditional Approach

    • The Traditional Approach

  • 06

    The AgilePM Approach

  • 07

    Iterative Development and Incremental Delivery

    • Iterative Development and Incremental Delivery

  • 08

    What is Agile and the benefits of AgilePM?

    • What is Agile and the benefits of AgilePM?

  • 09

    Philosophy and Principles

    • Philosophy and Principles

  • 10

    Preparing for Success

    • Preparing for Success

  • 11

    The DSDM Process

    • The DSDM Process

  • 12

    PM Through The Cycle

    • PM Through the Lifecycle

  • 13

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Roles and Responsibilities

  • 14

    The Products and their Effective Use

    • The Products and their Effective use

  • 15

    MSCW and Timeboxing Combined

    • MSCW and Timeboxing Combined

  • 16

    Practices, People, Teams and Interactions

    • Practices, People, Teams and Interactions

  • 17

    Requirements and User Stories

    • Requirements and User Stories

  • 18

    Foundation Exam Preperation

    • Foundation Exam Preperation

  • 19


    • Estimating

  • 20

    Planning and Control through the Lifecycle

    • Planning and Control through the Lifecycle

  • 21

    Never Compromise Quality

    • Never Compromise Quality

  • 22

    Risk Management

    • Risk Management

  • 23

    Tailoring The Approach

    • Tailoring the Approach

  • 24

    Practitioner Exam Preperation

    • Practitioner Exam Preperation

    • Practitioner Sample Paper Workshop


Tony Perks is NILC's Lead Project Management trainer, who specialises in all areas of Programme and Project Management and Control, including coaching and mentoring in PRINCE2, AgilePM, MSP and PRINCE2Agile methodologies. He has over 25 years project management experience and was formerly head of the Methods Development and Support Branch of the Central Computer & Telecommunications Agency – now the Office of Government Commerce, where he played a significant role in the original development and promotion of the PRINCE methodology.

Tony Perks

Lead Project & Programme Management Instructor



  • How long do I have access to the course?

    How does 1 years access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 365 days - across any and all devices you own.

  • How do I access my course manual?

    Your Agile Project Management (AgilePM) course manual is included as part of the course and will be sent out to your postal delivery address.

  • How do I book my exams

    When you are ready to schedule your AgilePM examinations, please contact us and one of our teams members will be able to provide you with our next available dates and times.

  • If I pass the exam how will I receive my certificate?

    The official results of your test are issued within 2 business days from the date of the exam submission. If you pass the exam, along with the official results, you will also receive an electronic certificate. Both the official results and the electronic certificate will be uploaded on your APMG Account.