APMG International Webinar
Why it’s time to become Agile
Wednesday 25 June 2014 / 13:00 BST (London, UK)
Presenter: Melani...
Agenda
• Welcome & introduction
– Mark Constable, APMG International
• Why is everyone talking about Agile Project Managem...
Your presenter….
Melanie Franklin has a track record of excellence in project, programme and portfolio
planning and delive...
About APMG International
• Global examination & accreditation institute
• Examination Institute (EI) for the AXELOS Global...
What is AgilePM?
Philosophy:
•Projects aligned to clearly defined strategic goals
•Focus on early delivery of real benefit...
Agile is different!
agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014
6
SolutionSolution
DeliveryDelivery
OutputOutput
FeaturesFeatures
P...
AgilePM in relation to other methods
agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014
7
Low
High
High
Formality
Project management
Why is agile so important?
agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2013 8
http://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/videogallery/agile-...
Who is using agile project management?
agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014
9
http://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/blog/ag...
AgilePM wins popularity polls!
agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014
10
No. of candidatesdoubling year on year Early yearscom...
AgilePM wins popularity polls!
agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014
11
Benefits of agile
• Fail fast – early feedback tests objectives, scope and
deliverables
• Early delivery – realise benefit...
Golden rules of implementation
Be selective in your use of agile:
• Is solution unknown?
• Is project time sensitive?
• ht...
Structure of the qualification
Foundation:
•1 hour multiple choice paper
•60 questions, 30 correct answers are required fo...
I want evidenceof my project
management knowledge
I want to update
my knowledge
I want to increasethe
businessvalueof my
p...
Is this the right course for me?
Reasons for taking the course:
http://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/blog/reasons-taking...
Join us at our UK Showcase event
Thursday 3rd
July, London
The UK’s most interactive event for learning and sharing
experi...
Further information
• APMG-International website:
– www.apmg-international.com
• APMG Agile Project Management qualificati...
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  1. 1. APMG International Webinar Why it’s time to become Agile Wednesday 25 June 2014 / 13:00 BST (London, UK) Presenter: Melanie Franklin, AgileChangeManagement Ltd SUPPORTING WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE AT: WWW.APMG-INTERNATIONAL.COM/WEBINARS
  2. 2. Agenda • Welcome & introduction – Mark Constable, APMG International • Why is everyone talking about Agile Project Management – Melanie Franklin AgileChangeManagement Limited • Q&A • Further information • Close
  3. 3. Your presenter…. Melanie Franklin has a track record of excellence in project, programme and portfolio planning and delivery. Her career developed from business analyst and junior project manager to global head of project and programme management before taking a number of board advisory roles. She now helps organisations redefine their approach to project management to respond to the increased pace of change, incorporating elements from a wide range of project methodologies. Moderator Mark Constable is a Marketing Executive at APMG- International with over 8 years experience at the company.
  4. 4. About APMG International • Global examination & accreditation institute • Examination Institute (EI) for the AXELOS Global Best Practice portfolio (ITIL® , PRINCE2® , MSP® , etc) • Extensive portfolio of professional management certification schemes aimed at improving business processes, capability and results • Work with key industry partners (e.g. AXELOS, IAITAM, IPMA, ISACA, itSMF, DSDM Consortium) to promote best practice • 300+ Accredited Training (ATOs) and Consulting (ACOs) organizations with 1500+ approved trainers and consultants • 15000+ candidates per month • Full details at www.APMG-International.com
  5. 5. What is AgilePM? Philosophy: •Projects aligned to clearly defined strategic goals •Focus on early delivery of real benefits to the business agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 5 “Agile management is an iterative and adaptive process where small, highly-collaborative teams work in a series of short cycles, incorporating rapid feedback, to deliver emergent solutions, emphasizing transparency among all stakeholders.”
  6. 6. Agile is different! agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 6 SolutionSolution DeliveryDelivery OutputOutput FeaturesFeatures PMPM ApproachApproach Fixed Flexible Late Early Single Multiple Promised Prioritised Monitorswork Monitorsenvironment Command and control Collaborative
  7. 7. AgilePM in relation to other methods agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 7 Low High High Formality Project management
  8. 8. Why is agile so important? agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2013 8 http://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/videogallery/agile-survey-comments-from-melanie/
  9. 9. Who is using agile project management? agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 9 http://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/blog/agile-project-m http://www.agilechangemanagehttp://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/blog/agile-lastminute-com/
  10. 10. AgilePM wins popularity polls! agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 10 No. of candidatesdoubling year on year Early yearscomparison – AgilePM has faster growth
  11. 11. AgilePM wins popularity polls! agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 11
  12. 12. Benefits of agile • Fail fast – early feedback tests objectives, scope and deliverables • Early delivery – realise benefits to pay for further work • Staggered delivery – minimises disruption to ‘business as usual’ • Achievement focus – less time spent planning and reporting so more time spent doing the work agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 12
  13. 13. Golden rules of implementation Be selective in your use of agile: • Is solution unknown? • Is project time sensitive? • http://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/videogallery/agile-checklist1244551365/ Treat it as a change initiative • Cannot be adopted only by project professionals • High levels of stakeholder engagement • http://www.amazon.co.uk/Creating-Agile-environment-planningmore-doing- ebook/dp/B00JEA2TME/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1403686956&sr=1- 1&keywords=creating+an+agile+environment Invest in implementation capability • Regular deployments are the norm • Adopting new ways of working is a core capability agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 13
  14. 14. Structure of the qualification Foundation: •1 hour multiple choice paper •60 questions, 30 correct answers are required for a pass •Closed book exam Practitioner: •2 hour objective based testing exam •4 questions with 15 marks per question •30 marks are required for a pass •Open book (can use hand book to research your answers) agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 14
  15. 15. I want evidenceof my project management knowledge I want to update my knowledge I want to increasethe businessvalueof my projects I want to network with fellow professionals I want to be inspired!
  16. 16. Is this the right course for me? Reasons for taking the course: http://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/blog/reasons-taking- agilepm-course/ How to prepare for the course: http://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/wp- content/uploads/2013/10/Diary-of-an-Agile-Project-Management- exam-candidate.pdf Checking the quality of your agile trainer: http://www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk/blog/top-5-questions- ask-agile-trainer/ agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 16
  17. 17. Join us at our UK Showcase event Thursday 3rd July, London The UK’s most interactive event for learning and sharing experiences in:- •Project & Programme Management •IT Service Management & IT Governance •Change Management •Risk Management It’s free to register! For further information and to register visit: www.uk.apmg-showcase.com
  18. 18. Further information • APMG-International website: – www.apmg-international.com • APMG Agile Project Management qualification scheme – www.apmg-international.com/AgilePM • Melanie http://www.linkedin.com/company/apmg-international @APMG_Inter melanie@agilechangemanagement.co.uk www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk http://uk.linkedin.com/in/melaniefranklin1/ AgileCM @AgileMelanie
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