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PRINCE2® Agile® Foundation and Practitioner

Course Overview

PRINCE2 Agile combines the flexibility and responsiveness of agile with the clearlydefined framework of PRINCE2®.

Created for those organisations and individuals who use PRINCE2, but recognise the benefits of applying agile methods, it provides guidance on how to practically apply both PRINCE2 and agile; thus, reducing conflict so that you can benefit from the best of both worlds.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner course you should:

  • aUnderstand the basic concepts of common agile ways of working
  • Understand the purpose and context for combining PRINCE2 and the agile way of working
  • Be able to apply and evaluate the focus areas to a project in an agile context
  • Be able to fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an agile context
  • Be able to tailor the PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products to a project in an agile context
  • Be fully prepared to sit the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner examinations

Target Audience

  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Project Administrators
  • Project Coordinators
  • Project Management Support Service Managers
  • CIOs
  • Programme Office Managers
  • Heads of Change

Exam Format

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation exam

  • One-hour
  • Multiple-choice
  • 50 questions each worth one mark
  • 28 marks or more required to pass out of 50 questions - 55% pass mark
  • Closed book

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam:

  • 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 (official PRINCE2 Agile guide only)

Course Synopsis

The e-learning consists of the following modules

  • 1. Course overview
  • 2. PRINCE2 Agile overview
  • 3. Themes in an agile setting
  • 4. Processes in an agile setting
  • 5. Areas of focus
  • 6. Scrum, Kanban and Lean Start-up
  • 7. Further considerations
  • 8. Exam simulator
  • 9. PRINCE2 Agile case study and activities


There are no formal pre-requisites for taking the Foundation exam. However, to take the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner examination, a candidate must hold any of the following certifications:

  • PRINCE2 Agile Foundation
  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director)
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)

PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved. All PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation and Practitioner courses on this page are offered by ILX Group an ATO of AXELOS Limited.