AgilePM® and AgileBA® Foundation

Course code: AG03

AgilePM Foundation and AgileBA Foundation combined training:

  • AgilePM element of this training refers to Agile Project Management, which is a methodology of agile project management 
  • AgileBA element refers to Agile Business Analysis, which includes skills, techniques and specific approach to business analysis in agile project management.


Course description:

We combined methodology of project management and business analysis elements in one training. During this training, participants receive a set of information related to effective and efficient agile project management and working within the project team, with particular consideration of requirements elicitation from business participants of the projects.

During the AgilePM / AgileBA Foundation course, participants will learn the basics including philosophy, principles, roles and responsibilities, processes and products of agile management in a corporate environment. Strong theoretical foundations acquired during this training are reinforced by a number of exercises to help participants to understand the impact of temperaments, emotions, communication, group process, conflicts and changes on the successful implementation of the project according to the principles of Agile. This set is complemented by knowledge and techniques concerning the business case modeling and conducting facilitated workshops - all in the Agile “scent”.

Completion of this training entitles you to take two certification exams:

  • AgilePM Foundation
  • AgileBA Foundation

In the case of a positive result participant receives two international certificates: AgilePM Foundation and AgileBA Foundation.



  • Learning AgilePM Method at a sufficient level to work in a project carried out in accordance to this method
  • Knowing business analysis related techniques (AgileBA) for implementing in agile projects
  • After the Training each Participant:
    • can compare AgilePM method with other agile methodologies
    • knows the philosophy, principles, roles and responsibilities, process, products, and techniques of AgilePM method
    • knows how to explain their use and implementation in the project
    • knows the basics of teamwork and understands the impact of personality, communication, conflict and change on successful implementation of the project according to the principles of Agile
    • can build a business case for the Agile project
    • knows the techniques of acquisition and approval of requirements for the project, for example by modelling
    • knows how to prepare and knows how to lead a Facilitated Workshop, in example used in for developing  a position in a particular issue
    • has the inspiration and the basis to further develop themselves and their knowledge in this field
  • AgilePM Foundation Exam preparation concerning the knowledge of philosophy, principles, roles and responsibilities, processes, products, and techniques
  • AgileBA Foundation Exam preparation concerning the characteristic techniques of business analysis in the agile project.


Target group:

AgilePM Methodology complemented by the attitude and AgileBA techniques due to its "strong" approach, which is agility combined with the regime of design, is especially useful for people working in large organizations and corporations, including both the business and technical devisions. Also useful wherever technology, requirements and environment change very quickly, preventing the effective implementation of projects in the traditional way. It will also enable effective collecting the requirements of the project, minimizing the risk of misunderstandings and misguided solutions.

We particularly encourage to participate:

  • Steering Committees representatives
  • Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Business Analysts
  • System Analysts
  • Developers
  • Testers
  • Managers responsible for Supervision and Quality Control.


General knowledge of the characteristics of the project work. Experience from cascade project methodologies may also be useful - this will help participants see and understand the differences in the approach to the project.


3 days


Certification - you will have the opportunity to approach AgilePM Foundation Exam or AgileBA Foundation Exam. Or both of them!
Examinations are usually organized on the last day of training.
This course is accredited by APMG-International and the Project Management Institute (PDU: 18).


Table of contents:

-- Day 1 --

  • Introduction to the course
  • Introduction to Agile
  • AgilePM fundamentals
  • AgileBA fundamentals
  • Stakeholders, roles and responsibilities
  • Preparing for a success
  • People, teams and interactions
  • Homework
    • Project Approach Questionnaire
    • Foundation examination sample papers

-- Day 2 --

  • Homework debrief
  • The DSDM process and products
  • Planning and control
  • Timeboxing and Iterative Development
  • Requirements
  • The Business Case and Prioritisation
  • Homework
    • Foundation examination sample papers

--Day 3 --

  • Homework debrief
  • Risk
  • Quality
  • Workshops
  • Modelling
  • The course summary
  • Homework
    • Foundation examination sample papers

--Exams --

  • Session 1: AgilePM Foundation or AgileBA Foundation selected by the candidate as the first exam (usually at the day 3 of the training)
  • Session 2: AgilePM Foundation or AgileBA Foundation selected by the candidate as the second exam (on agreed day - or electronically - when suitable for the candidate)

In addition to the above, in the training scope there is a dose of exercises in temperament and personality, communication, conflict resolution, planning, agile and group process will be provided.


See also: AgilePM Practitioner course agenda.


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