PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation Certification

Get the best of both worlds with PRINCE2 Agile Foundation

  • Gain the project management skills to deliver successful agile projects.
  • Tailor PRINCE2® management controls with agile delivery techniques and frameworks.
  • This course prepares you for the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation exam.
  • 250,000 + Professionals trained
  • 150,000 + Professionals certified
  • 200 + Workshops every month

Grow your Agile Project Management skills

As a project manager in today’s evolving organizations looking more to agile methods, you must have a firm grasp on structure, governance and controls while being able to speak the language of Agile. The PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certification gives you just that. Learn how to incorporate agile methods within a project and improve collaboration with people in standard agile roles.

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Highlights 

  • 16 Hours of Live Instructor-Led Sessions

  • Courseware approved by AXELOS

  • Real-World Simulations and Activities

  • Comprehensive Exam Support

  • Exam Fee included in Course Fee

  • Six Months Post-Class Career Guidance

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Why should you go for PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certification?

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The profession of project management has recently become one of the hottest jobs, not only in the tech market, but across industries. Demand for project managers is growing faster than demand for workers in other occupations and by 2027, 88 million individuals will need to be skilled into project management-oriented roles.  

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Solid Track Record

KnowledgeHut has empowered thousands of professionals with project management certifications. 

Experiential Workshops

Activities, team-based exercises, practical case studies: High energy workshops with hands-on learning.

Mentorship by Industry Experts

One-to-one mentorship, real-world tips and time-tested techniques for your PRINCE2 Agile® toolbox.

Certification Journey Support

Need help at any step of PRINCE2 Agile® certification? From enrolling to certification, we've got your back. 

Continual Learning Support

Webinars, e-books, tutorials, articles, and interview questions - we're right by you in your learning journey! 

Exclusive Post-Training Sessions

Six months of post-training mentor guidance to overcome challenges in your project management career. 

Steps to get PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certified

Strengthen your knowledge and practice of project management, combined with the flexibility of Agile, with PRINCE2 Agile® certifications from AXELOS and validate your expertise with the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certification. Not sure where to start with your PRINCE2® Foundation certification? Just follow these simple steps.

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Prerequisites

Prerequisites for the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation training

No prerequisites are mandated. The course is designed for those new to PRINCE2® and working in or around an agile project environment.

Who should attend this course? 

Agile Professionals

Product Owners

Scrum Masters

Scrum Developers

Project Managers

Project Coordinators

Project Analysts

Project Leaders

Product Managers

Program Managers

Project Sponsors

Team Leaders

Anyone directing or managing a PRINCE2 project who is using Agile

Anyone involved with, or impacted by a PRINCE2 project that is using Agile

Anyone wishing to build Agile project management skills

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What you will learn in the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation course

1

PRINCE2® Themes

Learn the PRINCE2 themes such as business case, organization, quality, and more. 

2

PRINCE2 Processes

Understand the PRINCE2 processes involved in different stages of project delivery.  

3

PRINCE2 Management Products

Understand the purpose behind PRINCE2 Management Products. 

4

PRINCE2 Roles

Understand the various PRINCE2 roles and the responsibilities of each role.

5

Projects and PRINCE2 Agile

Understand how PRINCE2 Agile can be used for successful completion of projects.

6

PRINCE2 in Agile Context

Understand how PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes, etc. are applied in an agile context. 

7

Agile Terms, Concepts, and Techniques

Understand key agile terms, concepts, and techniques. 

8

PRINCE2 Agile Scope

Understand the scope and application of PRINCE2 in agile context.

Skills you will gain in the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation course

Communication

Leadership

Time management

Negotiating

Organization

Risk management

Problem-solving

Operational management

Leading change

Customer service

Agility

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PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Curriculum

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Learning objectives

Gain an in-depth understanding of PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes, management products, roles, and responsibilities.


Topics: 

  • PRINCE2 Principles: 
    • Continued business justifcation  
    • Learn from experience  
    • Defined roles and responsibilities  
    • Manage by stages  
    • Manage by exception  
    • Focus on products  
    • Tailor to suit the project environment
  • PRINCE2 Themes:
    • Business case  
    • Organization  
    • Quality  
    • Plans  
    • Risk  
    • Change  
    • Progress
  • PRINCE2 Processes: 
    • Starting up a project  
    • Initiating a project  
    • Directing a project  
    • Controlling a stage  
    • Managing product delivery  
    • Managing a stage boundary  
    • Closing a project
  • PRINCE2 Management Products: 
    • Business case  
    • Checkpoint report  
    • Highlight report  
    • Project brief  
    • Project initiation documentation  
    • Project product description  
    • Work package
  • PRINCE2 Roles: 
    • Project board  
    • Executive  
    • Senior user  
    • Senior supplier  
    • Project manager  
    • Team manager  

Learning objectives

Learn how PRINCE2 Agile is used at all levels of project execution, the difference between projects and business as usual (BAU).


Topics 

  • Projects and business as usual (BAU) 
  • Agile Integration in PRINCE2 Agile.
    • Kanban
    • Lean start-up
    • Scrum
  • Blend and weave PRINCE2 with agile
  • The eight guidance points of PRINCE2 Agile
  • PRINCE2 Agile delivery team – roles, responsibilities, and competencies:
    • Customer subject matter expert
    • Customer representative
    • Supplier subject matter expert
    • Supplier representative


Learning objectives 

Learn about the PRINCE2 Agile applications, behaviours, guidance system, and more under this module. 


Topics  

  • Application of PRINCE2 principles in agile context: 
    • Continued business justification  
    • Learn from experience  
    • Defined roles and responsibilities  
    • Manage by stages  
    • Manage by exception  
    • Focus on products  
    • Tailor to suit the project environment
  • PRINCE2 Agile behaviours: 
    • Transparency 
    • Collaboration 
    • Rich communication 
    • Self-organization 
    • Exploration
  • PRINCE2 Agile guidance for each theme:
    • Business case 
    • Organization 
    • Quality 
    • Plans 
    • Risk 
    • Change 
    • Progress 
  • PRINCE2 Agile guidance for each process:
    • Starting up a project 
    • Initiating a project 
    • Directing a project 
    • Controlling a stage 
    • Managing product delivery 
    • Managing a stage boundary 
    • Closing a project
  • PRINCE2 Agile guidance for each management product: 
    • Business case 
    • Checkpoint report 
    • Highlight report 
    • Project brief 
    • Project initiation documentation 
    • Project product description 
    • Work package
  • Fix, flex, tolerances- setting and the five targets:
    • Fix and flex tolerances 
    • Be on time and hitting deadlines 
    • Protect the level of quality 
    • Embrace change 
    • Keep teams stable 
    • Accept that the customer doesn’t need everything 

Learning objectives 

Grasp key agile terms, concepts, and techniques in detail. 


Topics  

  • Key Agile terms: 
    • Backlog (sprint, release and product) 
    • Benefit (value) 
    • Epic 
    • Information radiator 
    • Spike 
    • Stand up meeting 
    • Timebox (sprint, release) 
    • Velocity 
    • Waterfall methodology 
  • Key Agile concepts and techniques: 
    • Scrum 
    • Lean Startup (incl. MVP) 
    • Retrospectives 
    • User stories (incl. Definition of ‘ready’ and ‘done’) 
    • Workshops 
    • Burn charts 
    • Agile Estimation (points and T-Shirt sizing) 
    • Working Agreements 

Learning objectives 

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the key areas of focus in PRINCE2 Agile


Topics 

  • Agilometer 
  • Requirements 
  • Rich communication 
  • Frequent releases 

Refer the detailed course syllabus from AXELOS here: PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Certification Syllabus - AXELOS 

FAQs on the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Course 

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Course

The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course is the first of the two PRINCE2 Agile courses, thoughtfully designed to help you get started on your journey as a Project Manager. You will be equipped with the knowledge and expertise to:

  • Make your foray into the field of project management and projects 
  • Effectively handle projects in diverse environments  
  • Achieve a higher likelihood of project success  
  • Improve efficiency at your workplace  
  • Deliver successful projects on time and within budget 
  • Fine tune PRINCE2 to different project circumstances 
  • Guide a project from initiation to completion. 
  • Be a successful motivator, collaborator, and leader
  • Drive results by applying PRINCE2 Agile in the right way

The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course aims to equip you with the skills required in the interface between project management and agile product delivery. By the end of this course, you will have developed the skills to:  

  • Apply and tailor the PRINCE2 Agile to diverse projects  
  • Bring in project flexibility 
  • Provide business justification for the project  
  • Manage a project by breaking it into chunks  
  • Direct the project with key decisions
  • Initiate project progress by understanding all aspects of strategies necessary for application          and creation of products 
  • Facilitate self-managed and empowered teams that create space for people to thrive.
  • Create an environment where different and better solutions can be discovered.
  • Create an environment where new ideas are encouraged.
  • Monitor the project and keep it under defined controls 
  • Communicate project progress to stakeholders 
  • Apply PRINCE2 Agile principles to close a project 
  • Check if the project has achieved all objectives 
  • Deliver product increments that meet agreed definitions of done early and in order of highest business value first.
  • Deliver products that are fit for purpose to bring about desired outcomes.
  • Deliver successful projects on time and within budget.
  • Harness continuous learning, discovery and experimentation for real improvement.

The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification helps you:  

  • Validate your commitment to continued excellence and quality   
  • Demonstrate your understanding of PRINCE2 and Agile   
  • Allows you to focus on both management and delivery 
  • Helps you to be on time and hit deadlines more consistently 
  • Achieve increased stakeholder confidence 
  • With tools to manage and react to changing requirements. 
  • Work across diverse projects and challenging work environments    
  • Command higher salaries than your non-certified peers    

Not necessarily. The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course can be taken by anyone who is looking to develop the skills of project management in an Agile environment. The course is typically taken by:  

  • Agile professionals 
  • Product owners 
  • Scrum Masters 
  • Scrum Developers 
  • Project Managers  
  • Project Coordinators  
  • Project Analysts  
  • Project Leaders  
  • Product Managers  
  • Program Managers  
  • Project Sponsors  
  • Team Leaders

There are no prerequisites to attend PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course. Anyone interested in building Agile project management skills can take up the course designed for those new to PRINCE2 and working in or around an agile project environment.

Once you have gained the PRINCE 2 Agile FOUNDATION, you can consider learning:  

  • PRINCE2 AGILE® PRACTITIONER
  • Project Management Professional® (PMP)® 

Yes, you will get access to 100 free e-learning courses for one year. 

No, the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification is valid for life. 

Certification Process

All PRINCE2 Agile certifications are offered by AXELOS, the accrediting body for PRINCE2 certification. 

You can self-study and take the examination directly through an AXELOS Examination Institute like PeopleCert®  without attending an accredited training course, for all of the PRINCE2® certifications.

However, undertaking a formalized training programme through an Accredited Training Organization (ATO) like KnowledgeHut highly increases your chances of being successful in the exam. Most importantly, beyond providing extensive exam preparation, the training will equip you with real-world skills and help you stand out among your peers.

Here are the steps you should follow to get PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certified:  

  1. Fulfill the eligibility requirements.  
  2. Decide whether to self-study or get trained by an Accredited Training Organization (ATO). When you enrol for KnowledgeHut's PRINCE2 Agile Foundation training, you're in for an interactive and engaging learning experience that will help you acquire immediately applicable project management skills.
  3. Complete the 16-hour training with KnowledgeHut.
  4. Take advantage of KnowledgeHut's comprehensive exam support and read the study materials to get a complete understanding of the PRINCE2 Agile methodology and concepts.
  5. If you have decided to self-study, schedule the exam through PeopleCert®. If you have enrolled with KnowledgeHut, we will schedule the exam on a date suitable for you. You can take the test online via PeopleCert Online Proctoring or at a Training Organization convenient for you. All you need is a PC or Mac and an internet connection. If you're taking the exam at a training organization near you, you will need to carry with you: (1) a print-out of the exam schedule from PeopleCert; (2) Proof of identity like passport, Driving license.
  6. You'll get to see your preliminary result on your computer screen instantly on completing your test. Your official results/e-certificate will be issued by PeopleCert within 2 business days. You'll then be able to see your result and download your certificate.
  7. Download your certificate from your PeopleCert profile after two business days of completing the exam. You're now a PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certified project manager, ready to drive results for your organization!

On passing the exam, AXELOS will send you an email regarding the My AXELOS membership and how you can activate it. 

You will need to attend 16-hours of PRINCE2 Agile Foundation training from an ATO of AXELOS and PeopleCert®, following which you will be required to take an exam to demonstrate your knowledge of PRINCE2 to get certified.   

The result of your test is issued within 2 business days from the date of your exam. If you pass the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam with the required score, you will also receive an e-certificate along with official results. Both the official results and the e-certificate will be uploaded on your PeopleCert® Account.

My PRINCE2 subscription is for all professionals in the field of project management who wants to use practical help, easy-access support, and professional endorsement to advance their careers. With the My PRINCE2 subscription, you will also have access to the following:  

  • CPD toolset to keep your certificate up-to-date  
  • Discounts to some of the AXELOS best practice publications  
  • Exclusive white papers  
  • PRINCE2® 2017 templates  
  • PRINCE2® 2017 and PRINCE2® Agile official online guidance  

PRINCE2® is a subscription model that can be tailor-made to meet the requirements of any project regardless of type and scale.

A My PRINCE2® subscription will cost about £50 +VAT. If you subscribe for another year, the cost of the second subscription will be £30 (+VAT) and for a third subscription, the price will be £20 (+VAT) per annum. 

Once you reach the end of your subscription after 12 months, you will receive a reminder for subscription renewal before the expiry date. Failure to renew your subscription will lead to the removal of access from the latest publications, digital badges, CPD activities, and best practices available as a part of the product subscription. If you renew your subscription after the expiry date has passed and your subscription has lapsed, just log back in and pay the new subscription fee.

No, the PRINCE2 Agile Manual is not included in the course fee. You may purchase it here.

The membership cost for AXELOS is £59 per year. VAT charges are extra as applicable.

Yes, you will receive a course completion certificate from KnowledgeHut, on successfully completing the course.   

No, your certificate will not mention that the course was held online. It will look the same as the in-person certificates.   

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Exam

  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)  
  • Questions: 60 Multiple choice questions  
  • Pass mark: 33 out of 60 available, or 55%  
  • Use of textbook: No 

The exam is conducted through PeopleCert®. KnowledgeHut is an ATO of PeopleCert®.  

Yes, you can take the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam online through PeopleCert®. You can schedule the exam in advance, at a time and date that suits you. Your exam will be invigilated by a proctor. Make sure that you meet the required technical requirements to continue with the exam without any issues. 

Yes. The aspirants can contact us either by phone or chat if they need help with completing the application form. They can also email us on support@knowledgehut.co for any course-related queries.  

Yes! Once you have completed the workshop, send us an email request for issue of exam voucher and code.  Our exam team will email details of your exam code and instructions on how to book through PeopleCert®. 

There is no re-evaluation for the PRINCE2 Foundation. However, if you fail you can re-attempt the exam after paying the required fees.

In case you have failed the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification exam, you can retake the exam at a cost, which will depend on the country you will be taking the exam from. Taxes may or may not be applicable. Please contact your Workshop Manager for more information. The retake can be taken anytime, after your first attempt. 

If you wish to save on the Retake Exam Fee, you can sign up for PeopleCert’s 'TAKE2'. For this, you will be required to pay a small amount on top of your course fee, and then later, if you do not clear the exam on the first attempt, your second attempt is completely free of cost. 

More details can be found at PeopleCert.

If you have already taken the exam and wish to retake the exam to score better, then you will have to purchase the exam again. 

After you have submitted the test, you will get your result within 2 business days. The entire process can take around 5 days. If you have taken the exam through PearsonVUE, PeopleCert® will send a confirmation email to you within 7 days with a link to the e-certificate. Once you activate your PeopleCert® account, you will be able to manage the certificate and buy the hard copy.  

You can read more about this here:  PeopleCert®  

You can give the exam as many times as you want as long as you pay for it each time.   

Workshop Experience

The PRINCE2 Agile Foundation workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through immersive learning experience platform, via live and interactive instructor-led training sessions.  

Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner. 

The conventional in-person PRINCE2 Agile Foundation training from AXELOS will be delivered for approximately 2-days or 16 hours. The online course is divided into several classes of shorter hours, unlike the in-person class that consists of 2 classes with 7 to 8 hours long sessions. The size of the class is capped at 30 so that students gain a better learning experience. Not only the participants but our trainers will be able to virtually collaborate with one another with the help of webcam tool.

Our PRINCE2 Agile trainers are: 

  • Experienced project management professionals who have worked in an Agile environment
  • Experts with immense experience in leading, applying, coaching, and teaching about project management and Agile

Our dedicated team of coaches deliver training on par with the standard of excellence as set out by AXELOS. Every candidate receives the same high-quality content irrespective of the trainer and the location. They help you further develop the competencies and skills you need to make a difference in your organization. 

Currently, our PRINCE2 Agile courses are delivered through live interactive virtual classrooms, and can be structured over two days or more.  Our PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner course focuses on engaging interaction. Most class time is dedicated to fun exercises, lively discussions, and team collaboration, all facilitated by the trainer who is an experienced project manager well versed with PRINCE2 and Agile. The focus is on practical solutions to real-world challenges drawn from decades of experience as project managers in dynamic environments. 

Software Requirements   

  • Internet browser   
  • MS Word or Notepad   

System Requirements   

  • Windows or equivalent environment with Internet browser and high-speed Internet connectivity   

We provide the soft copy of the courseware for your reference. 

The course material comprises of the course schedule or study plan, workbooks and all relevant assignments, assessments, or case studies.

The sessions would be auto recorded on PRISM, subject to permission by AXELOS and our trainer. Based on the permissions, you would have lifetime access to the video recordings of the sessions as well.  

No, you will not yet be able to join the training through phone or tab. Please be prepared to join the training on your laptop or desktop.   

If you get disconnected during the training, you will have the option to re-join within about half an hour subject to accreditation body guidelines and the instructor’s preference. 

Our workshops are currently held online and anyone with a stable internet from anywhere across the world can benefit from this to get PRINCE2 certified. You can check out the schedules here:  PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Certification Course Schedules.   

You will receive a registration link from PRISM to your e-mail id. You will have to set your password, log in to our Immersive Learning Experience platform and start your learning journey.  

If you miss a class, you can access the class recordings from PRISM at any time. At the beginning of every session, there will also be a 10-12-minute recapitulation of the previous class.

You will get the benefit of both since this is a blended learning workshop.

We currently use the Zoom platform for video conferencing and will soon be adding more integrations with Webex and Microsoft Teams. However, all the sessions and the recordings will be available right from within our learning platform. Learners will not need to wait for any notifications or links or install any additional software. 

Yes, there are other participants who actively participate in the class remotely.  They can attend online training from office, home, or any other suitable place.     

In case of any queries, our support team is available to you 24/7 via the Help and Support section on PRISM. You can also reach out to your workshop manager on your workshop group messenger. 

Should you have any more questions, please email us on support@knowledgehut.com and we will be happy to get back to you.   

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I would like to thank the KnowledgeHut team for the overall experience. My trainer was fantastic. Trainers at KnowledgeHut are well experienced and really helpful. They completed the syllabus on time, and also helped me with real world examples.

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