The world of project and programme management has been evolving over recent years with agile methods and practices becoming increasingly popular as organisations seek to respond faster and more effectively to ever-increasing change initiatives. The Agile Business Consortium offers three agile courses as the first comprehensive set of guidance, framework, and practices for Business Analysts, Project Managers, and Programme Managers working on an agile project.

Agile Trilogy

Lumify Work is an Accredited Training Organisation for APMG courses and certifications. We offer the Agile Trilogy through:

  • Agile Project Management (AgilePM®)

  • Agile Programme Management (AgilePgM®)

  • Agile Business Analysis (AgileBA®)

Wondering which Agile course is best suited to you?

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What Agile courses are available?

Lumify Work is an Accredited Training Organisation for APMG courses and certifications. We offer the Agile Trilogy through the following Agile courses you can access online or from our campuses in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra, and Perth:

  • Agile Project Management (AgilePM) Foundation and Practitioner
    Agile Project Management courses provide participants with an understanding of how the Agile Project Management processes can guide the planning, management, and control of successful Agile projects. This course offers the opportunity to gain Agile Project Manager certifications.

  • Agile Programme Management (AgilePgM) Foundation
    An Agile Programme Management course provides programme managers with a disciplined but flexible agile approach to managing transformational organisational change, allowing for iterative and incremental delivery of outputs and benefits. This course prepares participants to gain the Agile Programme Management Foundation certification.

  • Agile Business Analysis (AgileBA) Foundation and Practitioner
    Agile business analyst training courses help participants understand how AgileBA processes can guide the planning, analysis, elicitation, and control of successful Agile projects. This course supports students in gaining Agile Business Analysis certifications.

Why learn the Agile Trilogy?

Learning Agile Project Management (AgilePM), Agile Programme Management (AgilePgM), and Agile Business Analysis (AgileBA) all together can provide a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively manage projects, programmes, and business analysis in an agile environment. Here are some reasons why learning all three can be beneficial:

  1. Holistic Agile Approach: AgilePM focuses on project management, AgilePgM focuses on programme management, and AgileBA focuses on business analysis. By learning all three together, you understand how these different roles and disciplines fit within the broader agile context. From there, you can take a more integrated and coordinated approach when managing projects and programmes, ensuring alignment between business objectives, delivery, and analysis.

  2. Seamless Collaboration: AgilePM, AgilePgM, and AgileBA emphasise collaboration and cross-functional teamwork. Learning all three together allows project managers, programme managers, and business analysts to speak a common language, understand each other's roles and responsibilities, and work together seamlessly. This facilitates effective communication, collaboration, and coordination among these critical roles, leading to better project and programme outcomes.

  3. Enhanced Decision-making: AgilePM, AgilePgM, and AgileBA frameworks provide structured approaches and techniques for decision-making in agile contexts. You gain broader tools and techniques to support decision-making at different levels—from individual projects to more extensive programmes and business analysis activities. You get a more comprehensive toolkit to effectively make informed decisions and address complex challenges.

  4. Career Advancement: Agile methodologies are widely adopted across industries in Australia and internationally. Organisations seek professionals who can effectively manage agile projects, programmes, and business analysis. By acquiring knowledge and certification in AgilePM, AgilePgM, and AgileBA, you enhance your credentials and increase your marketability in the job market. A well-rounded skill set in these three areas can open up various career opportunities and boost career advancement prospects.

  5. Integrated Agile Governance: AgilePM, AgilePgM, and AgileBA provide frameworks for agile governance and help organisations establish appropriate controls, decision-making structures, and accountability mechanisms. Learning all three together lets you understand how governance operates at different levels—from individual projects to programmes and portfolios—and how business analysis is crucial in ensuring value delivery and alignment with business objectives.

What is the Agile methodology?

What is Agile, and what are Agile courses for? Agile is primarily an approach to software development. But it's also about solving problems and delivering value, even in areas or industries outside programming. The most common Agile implementation methods on a real-world project, program, or effort include Scrum, Kanban, and eXtreme Programming (XP).

Is it challenging? If you're new to the methodology, there's much to learn. But the Agile training courses in the trilogy can help you understand the foundations and how to implement them. But the basics are simple. Agile 101 begins with the understanding that you can apply the method to anything. You can use Agile practices to improve task management, optimise workplace efficiency, or align software teams around product development.

If you're keen to take a course from the Agile Trilogy, we recommend you reflect on where your role sits in the organisation and the kind of initiatives you work on. From there, you can start with either:

You can also choose to specialise in Agile itself (as a Scrum Master, Agile Coach, or Product Owner). Or you can learn Agile to complement your primary expertise in construction, architecture, digital marketing, graphic design, web development, user research or customer experience management.

Video: The Agile Trilogy

Watch a video on the Agile Trilogy here. In this webinar, we explore the fundamentals of the Agile Framework, upon which is structured the advice and guidance regarding Agile Project Management, Agile Programme Management, and the role of the Agile Business Analyst.

APMG International and Lumify Work

APMG International is an award-winning Examination Institute. APMG accredits professional training and consulting organisations and manages certification schemes for knowledge-based workers. APMG has a global reach, with regional offices located around the world.

Lumify Work is an Accredited Training Organisation for APMG courses and certifications in Australia and Asia Pacific, such as AgileBA, AgilePM, AgilePgM, Change Management, and Facilitation.