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Agile Project Management

Introduction to Agile Project Management

Agile has caught the attention of business leaders globally as a means of managing change, reducing time to market, eliminating waste and attracting and retaining customers. The question is – what is Agile Project Management and how does it differ from traditional waterfall? What are the roles, skills and competencies required? How can Agile work with your existing governance frameworks like PMBOK?

We explore the drivers and business value of Agile, introduce valuable practices into the core DNA of your business and highlight cultural and operational changes required to deliver successful Agile projects. This two-day course provides an introduction to Agile and the leading Agile methods; Scrum and Lean Development, using practical exercises to demonstrate the roles and skills required to manage a Scrum based Agile project.

  • Project managers
  • Project support managers
  • Team members
  • Product managers
  • Product or service owners
  • Delivery managers
  • Business analysts
  • QA
  • Business leads
  • Stakeholders

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

  • Relationship to traditional projects.
  • Principles of Agile, Agile Manifesto, DSDM Atern, DSDM Agile PM handbook.
  • Principles of Scrum.
  • Managing requirements and User stories.
  • Estimating User Stories.
  • MoSCoW prioritisation.
  • Project Manager ScrumMaster, Owner and Agile Coach.
  • Stakeholder management and engagement.
  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals of Scrumaster for dealing with uncertainty and risk
  • Planning an Agile Project
  • Fostering Self-management within the development team
  • Managing Change
  • Applying Agile throughout your organization
  • Establishing momentum for successful adoption of Agile

Day One

  • Introduction to Agile Project Management
  • Fundamentals of Scrum for Dealing with Uncertainty and Risk
    • Identifying the roles and their responsibilities
    • Managing product delivery
    • Tools for tracking and monitoring a project
  • Planning an Agile Project
    • Focusing on business value
    • Identifying features for development in an iteration


Day Two

  • Fostering Self-Management within the Development Team
    • Creating the optimal working environment
    • Transitioning to self-management
    • Running iterations
  • Managing Change
    • Generating rapid feedback through Sprint Reviews
    • Reviewing iterations through Sprint Retrospectives
  • Applying Agile throughout Your Organisation
    • Scaling for large projects
    • Managing distributed development
  • Establishing momentum for successful adoption of Agile methods
  • Understanding Critical Success Factors to Implement Agile
    • Myths About Agile
    • List the Challenges in Agile
    • List the Benefits of Agile



  • 30-31 Aug 2018Book
  • 25-26 Oct 2018Book
  • 20-21 Dec 2018Book
  • 2
  • 14

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