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PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Certification

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certificate is designed to help professionals deliver agile projects by tailoring PRINCE2 management controls with a broad toolset of agile delivery techniques and frameworks. The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner teaches you to blend structure, governance and control with agile methods, techniques and approaches. Practitioner takes the knowledge acquired at Foundation level and applies it to the workplace, using real-world management examples.

The certification will help you to:

  • Understand PRINCE2 governance requirements clearly and comprehensively
  • Gain a broad range of knowledge of agile concepts and techniques including: Scrum, Kanban, Lean Start-up and Cynefin
  • Explore the interface between PRINCE2 and agile ways of working.

Target audience

  • PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner is aimed at professionals who work within a project environment, including key staff involved with integrating project management with product delivery.
  • An understanding of the agile concepts detailed in PRINCE2 Agile will also be beneficial to those with governance responsibilities for projects using agile delivery approaches as well as those involved with programme and project support functions.
  • It is a must-have certification for both project managers and non-project management professionals to deliver value to their employers and enhance their careers.

Pre-requisites

To take the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner examination, you must hold PRINCE2 Agile Foundation or any PRINCE2 certification.

Other accepted certificates are: Project Management Professional® (PMP), Certified Associate in Project Management® (CAPM), IMPA Levels A, B, C and D®(Certified Projects Director).

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certificates are valid for 3 years. To remain accredited, Practitioners can re-sit the exam, or log CPD points through our online subscription, My PRINCE2.

Booking an exam where prerequisites apply

Please ensure that before you book an exam where a prerequisite is required, that you hold verified proof of completion of that prerequisite (i.e. certificate, or letter from AXELOS or former Examination Institute confirming you hold a current certification). Your examination results will be withheld until the correct prerequisite is provided to PeopleCert. If you are unable to provide the required prerequisite, then you will need to successfully complete the prerequisite before the higher-level exam result is released.

Examination format

  • Objective testing
  • 50 questions each worth one mark
  • 30 marks or more required to pass out of 50 questions: 60% pass mark
  • Two-and-a-half hours’ (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time
  • Open book exam. Candidates may use the official printed hard copy of the PRINCE2 Agile® Guidance. The manual may be annotated and tabulated but no sticky notes and loose leaf papers containing additional notes will be allowed.

Due to the impact of the coronavirus, from 13 April 2020 to 31 December 2021 individuals are now permitted to print PDFs for exams and use PDFs or official e-books on a second e-device (portable digital devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops) during open book exams.

Examination languages

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner examinations are currently available in English, German, Polish, and Dutch.

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