Agile IPMA® D Certification Book with +140 Questions

Learn the main concepts, techniques and skills required in Adaptive Projects to help IPMA® Level D certification exam takers in their preparation and, later, as a reference for project practitioners.

ISBN 978-3-907414-02-6 (print)
ISBN 978-3-907414-03-3 (pdf)
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What Will You Get From This Book?

This books is actually a package with a summary of the theory (with lots of reading references), 140 multiple choice questions and 30 open questions for you to practice. The online testing tool adds value but all the questions are provided in the book. The online testing tool provides an explanation for each answer, that can be handy when you are in doubt! Check other benefits of this book:

Full content coverage

All the 29 official topics for the Agile IPMA certification are treated with questions at the end of each chapter to help you apply and retain the k+new knowledge.

Handle difficult questions

The interpretation of some questions is not obvious, most questions have more than one answer and you need to find the best answer. Learn how to quickly get what is asked of you.

Prepare written questions

The exam asks you to answer 30 written or "open" questions. Learn how to approach the questions to interpret it, be concise and answer effectively.

Lots of References

The book offers a detailed index to help you find anything during the exam. Also, an extensive list of papers and books with +80 citations for you to go deeper on the topics that you care for.

Direct and Clear Language

There is no technical jargon or insider shortcuts that make the text difficult for non initiated readers. The idea is to read, remember and get certified fast.

Practice, Practice, Practice

Take online tests as many times as you want! The free online test with 140 questions helps you fixate the theory and get used to an online testing environment.

A Preview of the Content

  • Scrum, Kanban and Lean Thinking
  • Agile Mindset, Values and Principles
  • Empowerment and Shared Ownership
  • Leadership and Motivation
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Product Goal, Roadmap, and Backlog
  • Definition of Done and Definition of Ready
  • End-to-end development
  • Pull and Push Systems

Who is this book for?

This book is written for professionals with some or no experience in projects who are preparing to take the Agile IPMA Level D exam. It also serves those wishing to learn more about the Agile Mindset and the main concepts around an agile environment.

Exam Takers

Learn fast and in a compact volume all the topics required for the exam. This book will speed-up your preparation and build your self-confidence by using the online tool and the extensive question base.

Scrum Masters

Help your team prepare for Agile projects by focusing on the main concepts. This book is a great tip to prepare our team to understand and perform in a Scrum mindset.

Agile Leaders

Help your team prepare for the IPMA exam and later as a reference to the most important concepts for agile project practitioners. Learn what is expected from you and how you can contribute.

Project Managers

Prepare for another approach to manage projects where the team is empowered and leaders are those who can support and guide the work. The required knowledge to run effective agile projects is wide, this book leads you through it.

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Book Reviews

See what our readers are saying.
"Excellent! I found everything needed to prepare for the exam. The content is aligned with the official curriculum, addressing all competence elements. I recommend it to my students."
Gennaro Quagliarelli
CEO and Co-Founder, Agora Associates
"The class conducted by the author that I attended is already very good but when combined with the book, candidates perform at top level. Today I am a happily certified professional!"
Sverre Bernhardsen
Managing Director, Pinotech
"Complete and easy to navigate, the book definitely helps exam takers perform better in the exam. I recommend that students engage with the content with so many good reading tips."
Nikita Yampolski
Head of Product and Entrepreneur
"It was an absolute pleasure attending this course with each of you! I learnt so much more because of the rich and diverse experience that each of you had and was willing to share."
Chris Lewis
Quality Director,Vaud
"It was a great experience to learn with this comprehensive material. Thank you for guiding us through the agile project course, in such a limited time online."
Baiba Hoeft
Project Manager, Juniper Networks

About The Author

Fernando Barbi is an Agile Coach and Entrepreneur with over +20 years of experience in Project Management and Product Development. Adding to his practical experience running projects, Fernando brings his classroom experience to offer an effective way to learn and fixate knowledge.

As a servant leader himself, he has trained and developed many professionals, junior to senior, executives and decision makers. Expert in business negotiation techniques, he developed communication tools to improve the transmission of abstract and complex concepts to wider audiences.

He is a senior partner at PMWizards, a consulting and training company based in Switzerland.