PRINCE2 Agile Syllabus

In today’s dynamic business environment, enterprises globally are using Agile approaches to deliver business-critical projects to ensure they meet complex market demands and deliver real value to the customers. There are organizations who are still happy with the traditional/waterfall approach face dilemma as to whether they have to incorporate Agile or create a blend of approaches by combining two approaches/frameworks to maximize results.

In this relate, the PRINCE2 course is the best way for both individuals and enterprises to ease into the Agile world who previously worked only with the waterfall approach. PRINCE2 Agile syllabus is designed by globally accredited body AXELOS, which conducts exams for aspiring professionals. This article provides an overview of the PRINCE2 Agile syllabus.

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Syllabus

PRINCE2 Agile Foundation certification course is designed to assist the professionals to deliver agile projects through tailoring PRINCE2 management controls with agile delivery techniques and frameworks.

Here we have detailed syllabus of PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course:

1. Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2

1.1 Recall the PRINCE2 principles:

  • 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

1.2 Explain the purpose of the PRINCE2 themes:

  • Business case
  • Organization
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress

1.3 Explain the purpose of the 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 

1.4 Explain the purpose of the following PRINCE2 management products:

  • Business case
  • Checkpoint report
  • Highlight report
  • Project brief
  • Project initiation documentation
  • Project product description
  • Work package

1.5 Explain the responsibilities of the following PRINCE2 roles:

  • Project board
  • Executive
  • Senior user
  • Senior supplier
  • Project manager
  • Team manager

2. Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2 Agile

2.1 Explain how PRINCE2 Agile is used in a project context and explain the difference between projects and business as usual (BAU).

2.2 Recall which agile ways of working are suitable for use with PRINCE2 Agile

  • Kanban
  • Lean startup
  • Scrum

2.3 Describe the need to ‘blend and weave’ PRINCE2 with agile at all levels of a project (project direction, project management and product delivery) including the eight guidance points

2.4 Describe the roles, responsibilities and competencies of the PRINCE2 Agile delivery team

  • Customer subject matter expert
  • Customer representative
  • Supplier subject matter expert
  • Supplier representative

Understand how PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products are tailored and/or applied in an agile context

3.1 Explain how the PRINCE2 principles will be applied in an 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

3.2 Explain the PRINCE2 Agile behaviors

  • Transparency
  • Collaboration
  • Rich communication
  • Self-organization
  • Exploration

3.3 Explain the PRINCE2 Agile guidance for each theme

  • Business case
  • Organization
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress

3.4 Explain the 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

3.5 Explain the PRINCE2 Agile guidance for tailoring the following PRINCE2 management products

  • Business case
  • Checkpoint report
  • Highlight report
  • Project brief
  • Project initiation documentation
  • Project product description
  • Work package

3.6 Explain what to fix and what to flex, including setting tolerances 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

4. Understand the agile ways of working, key terms and techniques

4.1 Recall the definition of the following agile terms

  • Backlog (sprint, release & product)
  • Benefit (value)
  • Epic
  • Information radiator
  • Spike
  • Stand up meeting
  • Timebox (sprint, release)
  • Velocity
  • Waterfall methodology

4.2 Explain 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

5. Understand the focus areas in an agile context

5.1 Explain the PRINCE2 Agile focus areas

  • Agilometer
  • Requirements
  • Rich communication
  • Frequent releases

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Syllabus

PRINCE2 practitioner certification course teaches to blend structure, techniques and approaches, and governance and control with agile methods.Here we have syllabus of PRINCE2 practitioner certification course:

  1. Understand the basic concepts of common agile ways of working.
  2. Understand the purpose and context for combining PRINCE2® and the agile way of working.
  3. Be able to apply and evaluate the focus areas to a project in an agile context.
  4. Be able to fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an agile context.
  5. Be able to apply or tailor the PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes and management products to a project in an agile context.

At Invensis Learning, we provide live-online PRINCE2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner Training post which you will be ace your PRICE3 Agile certification exam in flying colours.

Corporate Group Training
  • Customized Training
  • Onsite / Virtual
  • Instructor-led Delivery
  • For small to large groups

FAQs on PRINCE2 Agile Foundation & Practitioner

What are the modes of training provided by Invensis Learning?

Invensis Learning provides 5 different modes of training in the form of:

  • Instructor-led live online (virtual) training
  • Instructor-led classroom training
  • On-site group training
  • Focused 1-to-1 training
  • Self-paced E-learning

You can enroll for training by following below mentioned points:

  • Select a course
  • Select a schedule of your choice
  • Select the mode of your training
  • Click on “Enrol Now” button
  • Fill the necessary details to make the payment
  • Get all the course materials to prepare for the training
  • Join the training on the scheduled date

Yes, you can opt for a customized schedule which is not there on the website. But getting custom schedules will depend on few criteria mentioned below:

  • Focused 1-to-1 training can be customized as per your choice
  • Group training of more than 5 participants can be customized
  • On-site training can be customized as per clients’ requirement

Please check the website regularly to check for new offers and discounts happening throughout the year. You can also get in touch with one of our training consultants through chat to check if any discounts are available.
For all the certification training courses, you will receive their official certificate. Upon completion of the certification exam, the results will be immediately announced. If a participant has cleared the exam, your digital certificate will be made available immediately. But, if you require a hard copy of the certificate, you may incur additional cost and it will be delivered to your address in 2-3 weeks of time.

Once you enroll for training from Invensis Learning, you will receive:

  • A copy of course material
  • Study guide Prepared by SMEs
  • Practice Tests
  • Retrospective session
  • Access to free resources
  • Complimentary additional training session
  • PDUs for relevant courses
  • Course completion certificate/Official certificate

Please check out our refund policy page to know more if you cancel your enrolment.

Yes, Invensis Learning is an accredited training provider for providing many globally-recognized certification training courses. Please check our “Accreditations” page to know more.
No, English is the preferred language for the mode of training delivery. Any language other than English will have to be custom request which will be fulfilled at additional cost and availability of a native language trainer.
If you would like to know more about a course, you can mail us at support@invensislearning.com or call us at (+91 96202-00784) or chat with our training consultant to get your query resolved.

Corporate Training Solutions


  • Experienced & Industry Specific Trainers
  • Deliver sessions across continents via Live Online
  • Training in your Language
  • Customized Trainings

Training partner for Fortune 1000 companies

Request for Training

Phone number ( required * )

You may select multiple Courses
Live virtual classroom
Select your preferred mode of contact


By clicking "Submit", you agree to our Terms of Conditions, Privacy Policy.

Get the Invensis Learning Advantage

Highly qualified and Accredited Trainers

Training Satisfaction Guaranteed

Accredited High-Quality Courseware

Reinforce with Retrospective Session

Choose from a Wide Range of Courses

Access to all our Latest Resources

© 2021 Invensis Inc.
Disclaimer
  • PMI®, PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-ACP®, PMBOK® and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute. Inc.
  • ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited
  • PRINCE2® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited
  • PRINCE2 Agile® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited
  • AgileSHIFT® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited
  • The Swirl logoTM is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved
  • DevOps Foundation® is registerd mark of the DevOps institute
  • COBIT® is a trademark of ISACA® registered in the United States and other countries
  • CSM, A-CSM, CSPO, A-CSPO, and CAL are registered trademarks of Scrum Alliance
  • Invensis Learning is an Accredited Training Provider of EXIN for all their certification courses and exams