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DSDM Atern Practitioner

DSDM Atern Practitioner Course 4.75 out of 5 (read reviews) 7
Agile Business Consortium Accredited Training Organisation
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3 Day
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Max. 12 Delegates
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Course Overview

The DSDM Atern Practitioner course provides practical understanding of DSDM Atern to enable delegates to make an immediate positive contribution to projects.

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    Bishopsgate Court, 4-12 Norton Folgate, London, E1 6DQ.

    This location is within a 5 minute walk of London Liverpool Street Station providing fantastic links to London's transport network.

    With free WiFi, lunches, teas, coffees and refreshments this location provides a comfortable environment for delegates to enjoy their course.

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    45 Moorfields, Moorgate, London, EC2Y 9AE.

    Fantastic location right next to Moorgate Tube Station. Striking design, loads of daylight and great views across the City. Vibrant, buzzy cafe and networking area with signature etc.venues coffee stations.

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Course Overview

The DSDM Atern Practitioner course provides practical understanding of DSDM Atern to enable delegates to make an immediate positive contribution to projects.

Atern is the latest version of DSDM, the proven Agile Project Delivery Framework. Atern works for projects of all types and helps to deliver results quickly and effectively.

It concentrates on strategic goals and incremental delivery of real business benefits while keeping control of cost, risk and quality. Business Agility is enabled through self-directed, empowered teams working together in a supportive and collaborative manner. Atern can be applied to a wide range of projects from small developments all the way up to full scale business process change.

What's Included?

When it comes to choosing a training provider, we recognise that it is important to know exactly what you are getting for your money.

TCC is proud to maintain some of the highest standards in the training industry.

Everything from our trainers, to the course materials and venues we use, is carefully considered to ensure that we deliver you a great course.

Take a look at what is included:

In the classroom

  • Expert DSDM Atern Project Management trainer
  • Copies of all presentation slides (exclusive to TCC)
  • Comprehensive written notes (exclusive to TCC)
  • Practical classroom group exercises
  • A realistic case study
  • DSDM Atern Pocketbook
  • Maximum class size of 12

At our training venues

  • A modern and comfortable training room
  • Buffet or restaurant lunch and light breakfast selection*
  • Hot & cold refreshments throughout the day

* Light breakfast selection available on city centre courses in Birmingham and at some London venues (please enquire for further information).

Course Objectives

This course will enable delegates to:
  • Understand the concepts and benefits of Agile development
  • Understand the philosophy, approach and principles of DSDM Atern
  • Understand the DSDM Atern lifecycle and products
  • Set up appropriate project teams
  • Run a facilitated workshop
  • Model and prototype aspects of the solution
  • Elicit, express, prioritise and manage requirements
  • Create a timeboxed plan for a project
  • Understand the importance of negotiation and collaboration
  • Use their skills on a DSDM Atern project

Who Should Attend?

Those who are likely to become involved in Agile projects, including:
  • Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Business Analysts
  • Solution Analysts and Designers
  • Solution Developers and Implementers
  • User Representatives and subject matter experts
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control Managers

Course Content

Philosophy, Approach and Principles
  • What is DSDM Atern?
  • Background and evolution of DSDM Atern
  • Philosophy, approach and principles
  • Flexibility of requirements, 80/20 approach
  • Prioritisation and MoSCoW
  • Benefits of DSDM Atern
Framework and Products
  • Framework and lifecycle overview
  • Optional products
  • Elements and plug-ins
  • Implementing agility with the products
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Governance issues
  • Roles and skills
  • Agility and team structures
Facilitated Workshops
  • What is facilitation?
  • Workshops and the lifecycle
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Benefits and success factors
Modelling Techniques and Prototyping
  • Modelling and prototyping in DSDM
  • Benefits of EDUF
  • Aspects to model
  • Levels of prototyping
  • Prototyping and testing
Requirements Validation, Prioritisation and Management
  • The requirements lifecycle
  • Managing requirements evolution and prioritisation
Timeboxing and Estimating
  • Different levels of timeboxing
  • Responsibilities within a timebox
  • Recommended approaches to estimating
  • Creating a timeboxed plan
Skills for Presentation and Negotiation
  • Negotiating changes in functionality and requirements
  • Presenting plans

FAQs

Will I need to do any homework during the course?
A small amount of evening work may be required to prepare for the examination.
Are there any pre-requisites for completing this course?
There are no pre-requisites for the course.
Is there an examination included with this course?
This course is examined by a 1 hour multiple choice DSDM Atern Foundation exam.

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DSDM Atern Practitioner Course

Trainer clearly has a thorough knowledge of the subject. Light hearted but focused course atmosphere. Exercises were energetic, timely and relevant to the subject matter. (more)
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Carina F - Simply Health
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Carina F (Simply Health): Trainer clearly has a thorough knowledge of the subject. Light hearted but focused course atmosphere. Exercises were energetic, timely and relevant to the subject matter.
4.78 / 5
 
Nat Y (Simply Health): Excellent trainer made it real by using examples. Loved the interaction and group work. Very supportive of any questions. Exercises were very useful and poignant.
5 / 5
 
Thomas H (Website Development Ltd): Trainer easily answered all questions and created a very relaxed atmosphere - no pressure! Always willing to answer any questions and clearly explained theory giving real world examples. Course notes/slides helped explain theory in a visual and not text heavy approach.
4.56 / 5
 
Pete J (Phonak AG): Very good course!
4.71 / 5
 
Sven B (Sonova): Excellent training with good mix of theory and practical experience. Trainer had deep practical experience - concrete application of Agile Principles to course delivery. Exercises were valuable to deepen learning. Appreciated the possibility to ask practical questions and discuss.
4.33 / 5
 
Dian S (Rabobank): Well presented course - trainer did an excellent job.
4.89 / 5
 
Olwyn M (Rabobank): The course tutor was very clear at explaining principles and had a very good knowledge.
5 / 5
 

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