Course Specifications

 Course length: 1 day(s)

 Contact Hours: 8.0

 PDUs: 8.0

  

Course Description

You are familiar with the concepts of traditional project management and may have used the concepts to manage multiple projects. For projects in which the requirements are continuously changing, you may need a more proactive project management approach. In this course, you will use Agile project management.  

Course Objective: You will identify the Agile project management principles and use Scrum to manage projects.

Target Student:
This course is intended for Project Managers, Program Managers, or anyone who wants to efficiently manage projects that experience frequent changes in user requirements.

Prerequisites: A good understanding or work background in project management.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Attendees receive the following:

  •  Course workbook

  

Performance-Based Objectives

 Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe Agile project management.
  • describe the Scrum methodology used to manage a project.

  • manage projects using the Scrum methodology.

  • understand the critical success factors to implement Agile.

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Agenda: Introduction to Agile Project Management

 

Course Content

 

Lesson 1: About Agile    

  • Agile vs Traditional Project Management             

Lesson 2: Agile Methodologies         

  • Scrum

  • Expert Programming (XP)

  • Lean            

Lunch

 

Lesson 3: Project Justification    

   

Lesson 4: Teams and Team Space 

 

Lesson 5: Agile Planning      

  • Innovation Games

  • Planning and Estimating

  • Estimating

Lesson 6: Working with Agile

 

Lesson 7: Coaching with Agile      

  • Soft Skills

  • Adaptive Leadership

  • Using Critical Soft Skills   

 


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