Agile Project Management Certification


  • Online study material to prepare for exam.
  • MSI Certification exam, completed online.
  • Mailing of certificate & transcripts once certified.

This certification does not have any prerequisites.  The training material includes all of the course work required to learn the system.  You do not need prior work or project experience to take this certification program.

The Agile Project Management Fundamentals certification is designed to give you a basic understanding of agile and the scrum framework. This professional development certification was designed to teach someone with little knowledge of project management the basic skills needed to function as a project member. Many jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of project management. For an example, click on this job search link to see how many positions mention the words “agile”.

The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you’re ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.

Yes, MSI offers digital books for those who would like to order additional materials to assist with their studies. These books are not required, but will help you prepare for the certification exam:

  • Agile Project Management with Scrum
  • Making Sense of Agile Project Management

This certification exam is timed with a limit of 2 hours.  The exam is completed online from home or work.  You may take the exam as soon as you are ready, it does not need to be scheduled in advance.  Most questions are multiple choice.

Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive:

  • 20 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI

You will be mailed a professional certificate, as well as professional transcripts which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. 

Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume.  List them directly beneath your college information in this format:

        Management and Strategy Institute
        – Agile Project Management Fundamentals (APMF)™