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Prince2 6th Edition Simulation Exam

Prince2 Exam Simulation

Prince2 Foundation Simulation

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You Will Experience:

Real exam style questions aligned to the Prince2 syllabus. This contains full 60 question replication both the style of the Prince2 and fully aligned to the syllabus.

5 Questions on Concepts

8 Questions on Principles

31 Questions on Themes

16 Questions on Processes

The question style accurately reflect the current Prince2 question on the paper.

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Change Management Foundation (Online)

change management perspective covers:-
Why change management matters,
Change and the individual,
Change and the organisation,
Key roles in organisational change,
Organisational culture and change and
Emergent change.
Defining change covers:-
Aligning change with strategy,
Drivers of change,
Developing vision and
Change definition.
Managing benefits: Ensuring change delivers value covers:-
Benefits management principles and process,
Benefits identification, mapping and analysis,
Planning benefits realisation and
Supporting benefits realisation.
Stakeholder strategy covers:-
Identifying and segment stakeholders,
Stakeholder mapping and strategy and
Managing relationships and mobilizing stakeholers
Communication and engagement covers:-
Theory of effective communicating,
Communicating change,
Communications channels
Communication planning
Monitoring and evaluating communication effectiveness

AgilePM® Agile Project Management Training

Agile Project Management Training & Certification Courses

AgilePM® is the most popular agile project management qualification in the world – Trusted Training Radar™

AgilePM® Agile Project Management is a guide and qualification from the APMG International, launched in November 2010. The AgilePM® Agile Project Management training scheme aims to address the needs of those working in a project-focused environment (such as  PRINCE2® ) who want, or need, to be agile. Based on the proven fundamentals of DSDM, this new certification provides the ability to deliver Agile Projects in organisations requiring standards, rigour and visibility around Project Management, while at the same time enabling the fast pace, change and empowerment provided by Agile management methods. It is fully scalable and provides excellent integration with  PRINCE2®

The AgilePM® Project Management certification scheme features Foundation and Practitioner level qualifications. SPOCE provide an extensive range of accredited AgilePM® Project Management training and certification courses covering both levels. The delivery methods range from Instructor-led classroom events, Accredited eLearning, Blended learning, to Bespoke on-site client events.

SPOCE can provide APMG International approved AgilePM® Agile Project Management training courses to individuals looking to improve their project management skills on one of our open public AgilePM® training courses. However, if there are more than 4 or more delegates within an organisation looking to take the course, SPOCE can offer more cost-effective AgilePM® Client Courses.

Project Management Benefits

The AgilePM® Agile methodology guidance and supporting training courses explain how to lay the foundations for successful agile projects and manage an agile project from start to finish.

– Gain an understanding of agile and agility and the ability to apply the relevant project management method, leading to successful agile projects.
– Promote trust and close co-operation between the business and developers and gives the business ongoing visibility into what is happening.
– Combine knowledge of more traditional project management methodologies with agile to better adapt to a changing business environment.
– Improve time-to-market and project success rates while simultaneously accelerating results by encouraging stakeholder involvement, feedback and effective controls.
– Deliver change faster, at a lower cost and with lower risk by continually validating project milestones against business objectives.
– Complements and works with existing corporate processes such as PRINCE2® , quality and audit processes which improves rigour and visibility around project management, leading to a proven track record of successful delivery in a corporate environment.
– Achieve better communication and control over projects and adapt project plans without disrupting the project budget, timescale and scope.

Project Management Certification

The Agile PM Certification scheme aims to address the needs of those working in a project-focused environment who want to be agile.

Based on the proven fundamentals within the Agile Business Consortium’s Agile Project Framework, the certification provides the ability to deliver Agile projects in organizations requiring standards, rigour and visibility around project management, while at the same time enabling the fast pace, change and empowerment provided by Agile.
The Agile PM certification course will:

– Explain how to lay the foundations for successful agile projects
– Explain how an agile project is managed
– Clarify the different management styles needed for successful agile projects (compared to “traditional” projects)
– Provide integration with PRINCE2® and other project management methodologies/frameworks.
There are no pre-requisites for the Agile PM foundation examination. Candidates must achieve a pass at AgilePM foundation level before completing the AgilePM® practitioner examination. The DSDM Atern Foundation and Advanced Practitioner certificates are also acceptable pre-requisites for the practitioner exam.

Candidates must hold the AgilePM practitioner certification in order to take the Agile PM re-registration examination.

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

An introduction to Lean Sigma

This is a 2 day course for business owners, senior managers, staff managers, internal consultants, senior staff members, and anyone involved in strategic planning and/or the management of business process improvement activities. It is a useful course for bringing the company’s Management Team to a common understanding of the capabilities, goals and objectives of a Lean Six Sigma Programme.

The true experts are those who do the work every day, so the course is an excellent way to develop all the staff to a Lean Six Sigma culture. Bad culture will always beat good process, so changing the culture to key to success. On this two-day Lean Six Sigma Introductory course participants will learn about Six Sigma, Lean principles and the practical application of these tools and techniques, as well as how they can actively direct, manage and participate in these programmes.

Topics Covered

  • History of Lean Six sigma
  • Understanding DMAIC (Define Measure Analysis Improve & Control)
  • Developing and understanding a story board
  • Understanding the tools and techniques
  • Introduction to Moving Range Charts
  • Understanding TQM and lean Six Sigma
  • Understanding FMEA (Failure Mode & Effect Analysis)
  • Identifying project opportunities
  • Understanding and producing a Process Map
  • Understanding Metrics and Fish Bone diagrams
  • The Nature of Change and Overcoming Resistance
  • Tools and techniques for Effective Change and Business Transformation

On completion of this Course you will be have:

  • An Understanding of the history and reasons for Lean six sigma
  • An overall understanding to the concepts, tools and principles of Lean
  • An overall understanding to the Six Sigma philosophy, the DMAIC methodology and the tools and techniques used in Six Sigma.
  • An understanding of the similarities, differences and practical applications of both Six Sigma and Lean approaches.
  • Take part in small projects using basic understanding of tools
  • An understanding of how Lean Six Sigma can be integrated into the company’s management systems.
  • Some initial criteria and guidelines for selecting, reviewing and evaluating Lean Six Sigma projects.
  • A practical understanding of how these programs can be applied to deliver an effective continuous improvement program to reduce waste and variation in the business.

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Change Management Practitioner Course

About Change Management

This course focuses on the practical aspects of effective change management as it relates to change and the individual, change and the organization, communications and stakeholder engagement and change management practice. This is an intense course that involves both pre-course and evening study during the course. The course is entirely complementary to formal portfolio, programme and project management approaches (such as MOP®, MSP© , and PRINCE2©) but knowledge of these approaches is not a pre-requisite for attendance.

Through study of selected sections of The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook the course provides a practical and informative pathway of understanding through the maze of principles, theories and the practice of change management. It gives a solid platform for clear best practice thinking and the application of a range of proven change management tools and techniques for achieving successful change.

Who is this Course Designed For?

This course is ideal for staff and teams involved in all aspects of change management; those leading or about to lead and manage a change programme; those seeking a recognized, internationally accredited, Foundation and Practitioner qualification; change team members affected by or effecting change; individuals who will need to support their colleagues, team and organisation through change, and manage themselves through change.

Course Pre-Requisites

Some previous experience of change management or programme/project management would be useful but is not essential. There is some recommended precourse reading and preparation together with evening work during the course.
We specialise in delivery of tailored, in-house courses: we will tailor the learning around your current or planned change programme, to provide practical guidance and support to help you to make change successful.

Course Approach

SPOCE offer this course as 3 day Foundation and 5 day Foundation and Practitioner options.
This is the 3 day Foundation course and is a mixture of input and practical sessions teaching to the APM Group ‘Foundation-level’ syllabus, delivered by an APMG approved trainer with practical experience of change management. The course incorporates the APM Group Foundation exam, but includes additional focus on the application of the method using application-level tasks in order to add value and help delegates better understand how to apply the concepts of Change Management, as well as be better prepared if they ever choose to go on to take the Practitioner-level exam in the future.

 

The Foundation exam is taken near the end of the last day, after all of the Change Management elements have been sufficiently covered.

Delegates should spend approximately 4-6 hours studying the pre-course material to be well prepared for the course.

Course Objectives

By attending this course, you will:

 

  • Achieve an internationally recognised APMGInternational qualification.
  • Learn from the experts, all of whom, are experienced change management practitioners.
  • Gain a clear, practical understanding of the implications and impacts of change on people and organizations.
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of how to support people through change.

Exam Information
Foundation: 40 minutes, closed book, 50 multiplechoice questions.

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Change Management Foundation Course

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Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Preparation Course

Course Objective

Program management is the process of managing several related projects, often with the intention of improving any organization’s performance. The discipline of program management requires a refined set of business and leadership skills that are vastly different from that of a project manager. However being an effective program manager still requires a firm foothold in project management as the discipline of program management is the next logical step in the career progression.

This Virtual Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Preparation Course focuses on core disciplines required to deliver strategic objectives. It includes a walk through the entire life cycle of a program while facing the types of realistic challenges that are encountered in any program. The Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Preparation Course will provide the tools and techniques for program governance, program planning, effectively managing stakeholders and ensuring that your program realizes its benefits and defined objectives.

The course is designed to achieve the Project Management Professional (PgMP)® certification

Audience:

The PgMP® defines the global standard of best practices for program management professionals. As a result of attending this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate the program management discipline and successfully prepare for and pass the PgMP® certification exam.

Course Duration

2 days of virtual training and with practice exams and exam-simulation exercises.

 

PgMP® Exam Simulator:- As part of the course, you will receive full access to Turlon’s Award Winning Exam Simulator https://www.turlon.com/our-courses/

Format:- Virtual Class with simulated sample exam questions

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should learn how to:

  • Identify the steps needed to complete your exam application and meet the required criteria
  • Prepare to pass the PMI® PgMP® certification examination
  • Navigate the processes and knowledge areas of The Standard for Program Management
  • Use effective program management tools and techniques
  • Identify and implement best practice program management governance
  • Relate program delivery to business / strategic objectives
  • Initiate a large-scale program to implement organisational strategy
  • Manage, plan, execute and control a successful program consisting of multiple, related projects
  • Ensure the realisation of project and program benefits
  • Effectively manage stakeholder relationships
  • Report and control of programs in an effective manner that utilise best practice reporting tools
  • Analyse methods essential for PgMP® exam success
  • Align your program management experience with PgMP® terminology and definitions

Course Day 1: Exam Overview

  • Module 1: – Defining Program Management
    • What are Programs, Portfolios and Projects?
    • The Program Manager Role
    • The Domains of Program Management
    • Module 1 Sample Exam
  • Module 2: – Program Strategy Alignment
    • Definition and Development of Program Strategy
    • Module 2 Sample Exam

Course Day 2: Exam Overview

  • Module 3: – Program Benefit Management
    • Program Benefit Management Process
    • Module 3 Sample Exam
  • Module 4: – Program Stakeholders Engagement
    • Program Stakeholder Management Process
    • The Program Managers Mind-set
    • Module 4 Sample Exam
  • Module 5: – Program Governance
    • Program Governance and the Program Management Office
    • Program Transitioning and Change Management
    • Module 5 Sample Exam
  • Module 6: – Program Management LifeCycle
    • Program Activities and Integration Management
    • Module 6 Sample Exam
  • Module 7: – Program Management Process Mapping
    • Program Definition Phase Activities
    • Program Planning Phase Activities
    • Program Delivery Phase Activities
    • Program Closure Phase Activities
    • Module 7 Sample Exam

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PMP Project Management Professional

Project Management Professional Overview

This course prepares you for the PMI PMP exams. Althris run public course and in-company course for the Project Management Professional course in London, Dublin, Manchester, Belfast and Cork.

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification is the most coveted credential in project management offered by the reputed Project Management Institute (PMI)®. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a must-have for any serious project manager. Project Management Professional (PMP)® certified Project Managers on average earn over 20-25% more than those without the certification. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification can help you get the job, keep your role, be an effective and efficient project manager, and earn more money at the same time. PM Simplify makes sure that you are prepared to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam on your first attempt.

Next Course Dates

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Course

5th May – 8th May

Topics Covered

Daily Short PMP exam questions completed and discussed at the end of each day. New PMP5 based tests to give the student the feel of the questioning style and answers. The answers will be presented in class to ensure the student has a deep understanding of the topic and can answer variances on the questions.

  • The complete project management process
  • Project integration management
  • Human resources management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project scope, cost, quality, and time management
  • Standard project procurement process
  • Professional responsibility and social control
  • Project procurement management
  • Process group view

Includes the Business Case examined added to the exam in Q1 2016

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for professionals who wish to obtain their Project Management Professional (PMP)®credential. Before taking the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam, Project Management Institute (PMI)® requires you to prove you have 3+ years working as a project manager and 35 contact hours of project management education. Our Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification training course is designed to help you earn your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certificate the easy way.

Daily PowerPoint flash card is available for review of ITTO and key definitions. These are invaluable tools based on the Inputs Tools Techniques Output as well as descriptions that are vital to the understanding and completion of the Exam. A student can use the Flash card to assist with memorisation and determine the area that they need to brush up on their knowledge.

This course is intended for professionals who wish to obtain their Project Management Professional (PMP)®credential. Before taking the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam, Project Management Institute (PMI)® requires you to prove you have 3+ years working as a project manager and 35 contact hours of project management education. Our Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification training course is designed to help you earn your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certificate the easy way.

Daily PowerPoint flash card is available for review of ITTO and key definitions. These are invaluable tools based on the Inputs Tools Techniques Output as well as descriptions that are vital to the understanding and completion of the Exam. A student can use the Flash card to assist with memorisation and determine the area that they need to brush up on their knowledge.

Supporting Environment

Backup is provided by the course lecturer to assist with exam planning and preparation. We also actively create a mail group where past and current student can discuss experiences and share information about the exam. Students post topical issues regularly.

We have practice Exam and online sessions available.

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Agile Certified Practitioner

Course Overview

The course is based on the PMI-ACP Examination Content Outline, including:

  • Tools and Techniques for Agile Project Management (50% of exam questions)
  • Knowledge and Skills (50% of exam questions)

We provide training on the underlying principles and values of the Agile Manifesto and the most common Agile methodologies that are on the Exam, including:

  • The Scrum Framework
  • Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Lean Software Development
  • Kanban in Software Development
  • Other
  • Feature Driven Development (FDD)
  • Dynamic systems development method (DSDM)
  • Crystal Clear

Next Course Dates

Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) Certification Course

28th April -30th April

Topics Covered

We will cover all 6 Agile knowledge domains and underlying task areas:

  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Boosting Team Performance Practices
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Continuous Improvement

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CAPM PMP Evening Workshop

CAPM Overview – Evening Workshop Session

CAPM Training course provides the basis of project management knowledge to clear the Certified Associate in Project Management exam. You need to pass the CAPM exam and you need quality training that’ll help you in your role as a project manager

Topics Covered

  • PMI® requirements to apply to take the exam
  • A proven study strategy to best prepare yourself to pass the exam
  • The processes in each of the 10 Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK®
  • Exam style question preparation
  • Other required source material of project management practices.

Who Should Attend?

This course is perfect for team members, managers, project leaders, functional managers, and anyone who is directly involved with projects who wishes to achieve a better understanding of practical, formal project management methods and pass the CAPM exam.

Pre-Requisites

Leaving Certificate, Level 7 Diploma or equivalent and 23 hours of formal project management education or 1500 hours of project team experience. Details of the requirements to take examination are available on the website PMI.org

Examination

Each student must apply for the PMI directly to take the PMP exam. The online multiple-choice exam takes place over 4 hours in a Prometric location.View our Prince2, Scrum Master and PMI  project management courses here.

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CAPM 3

Overview

The Project Management Institute’s the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) provides the basis of project management knowledge. The objective of this course is to provide project managers with the knowledge required to take the CAPM exam.

Topics Covered

  • The PMI® requirements to apply to take the exam
  • a proven study strategy in order to best prepare yourself to pass the exam
  • the processes within each of the 10 Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK®
  • Exam style question preparation
  • other required source material of project management practices

Who Should Attend?

This course is perfect for team members, managers, project leaders, functional managers, and anyone who is directly involved with projects who wishes to achieve a better understanding of practical, formal project management methods and pass the CAPM exam.

Pre-Requisites

Leaving Certificate, Level 7 Diploma or equivalent and Either 23 hours of formal project management education or 1500 hours of project team experience. Details of the requirements to take examination are available on the website PMI.org

Examination

Each student must apply directly the PMI to take the PMP exam. This is an online multiple choice exam that takes place over a 4 hour in a Prometric location.

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Online PMP Training Course

What are PMP and CAPM?

The Project Management Institute (PMI) the leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession. It’s qualifications are recognized globally.

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is renowned as the global gold standard. It validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams. Salaries and career opportunities for PMPs show that employers recognize the value delivered by trained practitioners.

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

This program will allow you to prepare for both examinations.

You will get everything you need to learn the PMBOK® Guide and be prepared to take the PMP or CAPM exam.

  • Equivalent to a 7-day classroom course
  • 20 hours of video / 95 lessons
  • Try-before-you-buy: the first 30 units are free
  • Program includes integrated flashcards
  • Contains Exam Simulator with 1,050 questions
  • Fully compatible with PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition (this is latest edition)
  • A full section about using the PMBOK Guide in Agile projects
  • Certification of completion: when you finish the course
  • Accredited by PMI and gives you 48 Contact hours

This course is formally approved by the PMI as a PMP or CAPM preparation course and you can use it to satisfy the prerequisite for either of those exams.

The course doesn’t include your exam: you will need to pay for and schedule your PMP or CAPM exam with PMI.

The course doesn’t include the official manual, the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK). The PMBoK is not necessary but we do recommend you have a copy. However, when you become a member in PMI, you can download the PMBOK Guide and other publications for free. Or you can buy a paper copy from Amazon (US|UK) or other booksellers.

Price €290 (inc VAT)

Combined Blended Learning with 1 day exam prep €380

– PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, PMBOK, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, the PMI logo, and the PMP logo and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is involved in project Management development or knowledge work. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Team Manager running multiple projects simultaneously
  • Product/project managers
  • Product/software developers and testers
  • Business analysts
  • High-level management positions

FAQ’s

What will a PRINCE2 qualification do for me?

A PRINCE2 Certification will boost your confidence when it comes to managing projects. A PRINCE2 Certification will also greatly improve your employment prospects as PRINCE2 training is recognized worldwide. The training and ground work that PRINCE2 provide is second to none and will greatly improve all project management skills.

Which countries recognise PRINCE2 training?

There have been over a million exams taken globally for PRINCE2 certifications making it the most popular project management methodology. PRINCE2 is recognized globally as project management training certification.

Does PRINCE2 ensure successful projects?

No! PRINCE2 only gives the guidelines and training for management of projects but if applied correctly it should increase project success.

Can PRINCE2 be used for non-IT projects?

Yes it can. Unlike the first version of PRINCE, PRINCE2 has been designed to suite any project of any nature.

Where can I sit PRINCE2 Exams?

PRINCE2 exams can be taken at an accredited training company. At Althris we provide you with online examinations for PRINCE2 certifications.

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Kanban Training

Kanban Training in Dublin, Cork, Limerick

This course will introduce the Kanban method. It will explain the lean background to Kanban, how you should implement Kanban.

A simple way to look at Kanban is to “stop starting and start finishing”. In other words take on less but get it done quicker. Its about focusing on getting work complete and not to have loads of unfinished work. Unfinished work is waste – of no use to anyone and going out of date or at least requiring a refresh to even understand what we did.

Kanban provides a pragmatic, actionable, evidence-based guidance for successful evolutionary change. It starts with what you do now and pursues evolutionary change while respecting current roles, responsibilities and job titles, and encouraging leadership at all levels.

You will learn how to apply the Kanban principles, how to visualise and self-share the workload to create a constant flow of DONE. The Kanban workshop is for anyone trying to create a cultural framework for continuous improvement.

This is a fast paced workshop, where attended lean to apply KanBan to their real jobs and see how to visualise the bottlenecks.

Topics Covered

  • Personal Kanban – Simplest implementation of Kanban
  • The Agile Dilemma
  • What is KanBan Goals Behind the Kanban Approach to Change
  • Kaizen Culture
  • Kanban’s Five Core Properties
  • The Kanban Concepts, Principles, and Terminology
  • Kanban Team/ Kanban Roles
  • Card Walls/ Workflow and Cadences
  • Limiting work in progress
  • Visualisation of the Work
  • Class of Service
  • Service Level Agreements
  • Tracking Work-in-Process/ Cumulative Flow Diagram

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is involved in product development or knowledge work. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Team Manager running multiple projects simultaneously
  • Product/project managers
  • Product/software developers and testers
  • Business analysts
  • High-level management positions

FAQ about Kanban

Differences between Scrum and Kanban

Scrum and Kanban are two terms used interchangeably. In reality, there are significant differences between these two Agile methodologies. Understanding these differences is key to choosing the path that will work best for your environment. In a nutshell, what is Scrum? Without getting too detailed, Scrum is a form of project management training used to organize work into small, manageable pieces that can be completed by a cross-functional team within a prescribed time period (called a sprint, generally 2-4 weeks long). To plan, organize, administer, and optimize this process, Scrum relies on at least three prescribed roles: the Product Owner , the Scrum Master and the Team Members. Another common tool used by scrum teams is the Scrum Board – a visual representation of the work flow, broken down into manageable chunks called “stories”, with each story moved along the board from the “backlog” (the to-do list), into work-in-progress (WIP), and on to completion.

In a nutshell, what is Kanban?

Kanban is also a tool used to organize work for the sake of efficiency. Like Scrum, Kanban encourages work to be broken down into manageable chunks and uses a Kanban Board (very similar to the Scrum Board) to visualize that work as it progresses through the work flow. Kanban limits the amount of work allowed in any one condition (only so many tasks can be ongoing, only so many can be on the to-do list.)

How are Scrum and Kanban the same?

Both Scrum and Kanban allow for large and complex tasks to be broken down and completed efficiently. Both place a high value on continual improvement, optimization of the work and the process. And both share the very similar focus on a highly visible work flow that keeps all team members in the loop on WIP and what’s to come.

Roles and responsibilities in Kanban

On scrum teams, there are at least three roles that must be assigned in order to effectively process the work: the Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Team Members. Each role has its own set of responsibilities, and they must work together to achieve an orderly and efficient balance. The scrum team itself also must be cross-functional, which is to say that one team must have all the resources necessary to complete the entire sprint’s work. Under Kanban, no set roles are prescribed. Practically speaking, it makes sense for someone to serve as a project manager or supervisor, especially for larger more complex Kanban projects, but the roles should theoretically evolve with the needs of the project and the organization. A Kanban team is not required to be cross-functional since the Kanban work flow is intended to be used by any and all teams involved in the project. Therefore, a team of specialists and a separate team of generalists may be working on different aspects of the same Kanban project from the same board, and that’s ok.

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PMI-ACP ® Certification Course

PMI-ACP Overview

The PMI-ACP ® certification is for anyone involved in product development that has a large amount of complexity and uncertainty. Obtaining the credential recognises an individual’s skills in using Agile tools and techniques to navigate complex projects towards satisfactory outcomes successfully.

What is the PMI?

The PMI is the worlds largest not-for-profit organisation specifically designed and made for project management professionals.  The PMI’s worldwide advocacy for project management is upheld by its globally recognised standards, regulations and certification program, extensive academic and market research programs, chapters and communities of practice, and professional development opportunities.

To achieve a PMP certification, each candidate must under go educational and experiential standards establish by PMI and must demonstrate an acceptable and valid level of understand and knowledge about project management that is tested by the project management professional certification examination.

The Agile Certified Practitioner course is a great way to get an overview and practice the Agile methods.

What’s involved in the PMI Program?

This Program fulfils the PMI® requirement of 21 contact hours which an ACP® aspirant needs to have before applying for the ACP® Certification Examination. The Program also aims to train the participants to be active Project Managers using Agile methodologies.

Key Topics

The following key topics are included in the PMI certification course by Althris.

  • Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Team Performance
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

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Scrum Master Training

Scrum Master Training in Dublin

Scrum Master Training provides a framework for leading and developing your team. As we know, the goal of any organisation is to have high-performing, cross-functional teams. Agile has transformed how projects operate and how innovation is applied. Scrum Master Training is a highly effective framework to apply agile.

The Scrum Master is responsible for making sure that the team lives by the values and practices. They help the organisation to empower the team to deliver on the vision for the product. They are the organisation change agents and remove obstacles to improve as a process owner for the team and to do anything possible to help the team perform at their highest level. He/she is a genuine mentor, visionary and process champion for the team and not a mere manager, guru or a project administrator. This Scrum Master certification session is a 2-day course that covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the Scrum framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it.

In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based on real-life situations. Scrum Master Training courses take place in Dublin and Cork, and you can arrange in-house training. In addition to this, the course covers all the topics related to Scrum Master including practice exams.

Topics Covered

  • Scrum Master theory and principles
  • The Scrum Master Framework
  • The Definition of Done
  • Running a Scrum Master project
  • Working with people and teams
  • Scrum Master in your organisation
  • The role of the Scrum Master
  • Scrum Master sample exam with work through and discussions on responses

FAQS

What are the benefits of a Scrum Master Certification?

A Scrum Master Certification will allow you to stay ahead of the curb when it comes to project management which will allow you to manage your team and resources more effectively. Through the Scrum Master training it will allow you to change your agile mindset and view projects in a completely different light. Not only will it increase your efficiency and mindset but it will also open a host of new potential career prospects. These are just a few benefits that come with having a Scrum Master Certification.

What does a Scrum Master actually do?

The scrum master is the team role responsible for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that the team agreed they would use.. They are what holds everything together and ensure that the teams are meeting goals and setup retrospectives, sprint reviews and sprint planning sessions.

The general benefit expected from having a scrum master on a team is providing a self-organizing team with ongoing access to someone who has used agile, and scrum in particular in another setting and can help the team figure out the best way to apply it in their situation.

How to become a Scrum Master?

The Scrum Master is a role that you need to grow into. A really good starting point is the to complete the Scrum Master training and also achieve a certification. Training can either be in house classroom style training or online. An  Althris Scrum Master training course provides a good grounding in the principles and creates a roadmap for you agile journey.

Will a Scrum Master Certification help me get a job?

A Scrum Master Certification will certainly increase your chance of landing a job in a project management role. It’s a globally recognized certification and make individual who hold it very desirable to organisations.

How Long Your Training Last?

This Scrum Master certification session is a 2-day course that covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the Scrum framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it.

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About Althris

Althris is an established Scrum Master Certified training business who take an interactive approach to all our training sessions. With years of experience in training Scrum Master classes we are delighted to be able to offer our training services to Ireland and the UK. We offer a range of different project management training sessions including PRINCE2, Scrum MasterPMI-ACP and Kanban. We offer both in-class training for Scrum Master with a certification and online training for PRINCE2 also with a certification. When you choose to work with us, we take you beyond the traditional training methods you become accustom too. Just like the business world, training methods are ever changing and developing. We’ll work with you to adopt new approaches and techniques, helping you to achieve measurable and sustainable results through our certified training.

Who Should Attend?

Project manager, Program Manager, Technical project manager, Team lead, Project lead, Technical lead, Release manager, Test manager, Test engineer, Quality engineer, Quality analyst, Test analyst, Business analyst, Software Engineer, System Engineer, Developer, Programmer, Account manager, Service Manager, Manager, Product Manager, Software coder, Software tester, Manager – software development, Architect – software development, Product management

PRINCE2® Foundation Training and Exam

Next Course Dates

PRINCE2 Combined Foundation and Practitioner Course

13th April – 17th April

What is PRINCE2 Foundation?

PRINCE2® is a well-established project management methodology used in business and government. It provides a proven best practice model that ensures project delivery is on time, on budget and of high quality. PRINCE2 training is used extensively in the public sector and also widely recognized and used in the private sector. The PRINCE2 certification is recognized world wide as a valuable project management training certification and offers some of the best practices and guidance for project management roles.

PRINCE2 training provides individuals with the a certification and training to be able to have greater control of resources and have the ability to manage project risk more effectively.

Each student that passed the exam will be provided with a PRINCE2® certification and will appear on the PRINCE2® Successful Candidate Registers.

Who can benefit from PRINCE2?

PRINCE2 Foundation can benefit many individuals working in any particular sector that are undertaking some form of project management or managing a business. Here are some examples of who might benefit from a PRINCE2 training certification.

  • Individuals seeking training for leading project management skills and also to improve potential employment opportunities.
  • Project Managers
  • Directors/Executives of projects and training groups
  • Organisations

How can PRINCE2 benefit your organisation?

For organisations, PRINCE2 training provides the architecture and standards on how projects are to be delivered in a specific manner. PRINCE2 provides a common and consistent approach to project delivery. PRINCE2 training ensures that there is a controlled start, middle and end with consistent reviews of progress against plan.

Topics Covered in the PRINCE2® Foundation Training

  • Introduction to PRINCE2 and Project Management
  • PRINCE2 Methodology and Project Management structure
  • The PRINCE2 Principles
  • The PRINCE2 Themes
  • The PRINCE2 Processes
  • The PRINCE2 Tailoring
  • Understand the PRINCE2 Project Management

Following the stages covered in the foundation course, the PRINCE2® Exam takes place on the last day in the afternoon.

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FAQS

What will a PRINCE2 qualification do for me?

A PRINCE2 Certification will boost your confidence when it comes to managing projects. A PRINCE2 Certification will also greatly improve your employment prospects as PRINCE2 training is recognized worldwide. The training and ground work that PRINCE2 provide is second to none and will greatly improve all project management skills.

Which countries recognise PRINCE2 training?

There have been over a million exams taken globally for PRINCE2 certifications making it the most popular project management methodology. PRINCE2 is recognized globally as project management training certification.

Does PRINCE2 ensure successful projects?

No! PRINCE2 only gives the guidelines and training for management of projects but if applied correctly it should increase project success.

Can PRINCE2 be used for non-IT projects?

Yes it can. Unlike the first version of PRINCE, PRINCE2 has been designed to suite any project of any nature.

Where can I sit PRINCE2 Exams?

PRINCE2 exams can be taken at an accredited training company. At Althris we provide you with online examinations for PRINCE2 certifications.

Who should attend PRINCE® Foundation Training?

This course targets project managers and team members that wish to consider or are using PRINCE2®

Althris has an outstanding pass rate at PRINCE2® training in Dublin. Highly experience local trainer that present this intensive course in a lively and engaging format.

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