Agile Project Management

Course Code
AgilePM-Custom

This customizable, flexible program provides agile tools and techniques for effectively and efficiently planning and managing knowledge-based projects. Delivered as a more extended certificate program or a two-day module of a broader course, Agile Project Management has the toolset you need to meet changing customer needs and expectations and to produce high-quality products, services, and solutions efficiently. We tailor course material and focus to your organization's products and delivery challenges. Furthermore, this program can reinforce new hybrid ways of working that fit your needs—integrating waterfalls and agility for teams traversing both methods.

  • Learners Any Level
  • Time Client definable
  • Duration Client definable
  • Program Type Customizable Programs
  • Certificate Type Certificate Available
  • Format On-Campus
  • CEU/PDU Available
  • Fees Group Rate

This customizable, flexible program provides agile tools and techniques for effectively and efficiently planning and managing knowledge-based projects. Delivered as a more extended certificate program or a two-day module of a broader course, Agile Project Management has the toolset you need to meet changing customer needs and expectations and to produce high-quality products, services, and solutions efficiently. We tailor course material and focus to your organization's products and delivery challenges. Furthermore, this program can reinforce new hybrid ways of working that fit your needs—integrating waterfalls and agility for teams traversing both methods.

Agile Project Management

Program Experience

In a time of growing global competition, continuous innovation in technology, and incredibly short time-to-market requirements, the demand for agile and cost-effective project management has never been higher.

The course focuses on agile, Scrum, and Kanban methodologies, as well as how to apply them to projects both within and outside the realm of software design. Participants will learn how to help teams respond to unpredictable circumstances through incremental, iterative work cadences and empirical feedback. Applications include business intelligence, data mining and warehousing, service delivery, product development, marketing, and process improvement. 

Benefits

Your team will learn how to:

  • Explain the key differences between agile and traditional project management

  • Identify project management scenarios well-suited for the application of agile and lean methods

  • Differentiate between agile frameworks such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), and Lean, and select the most appropriate for a project

  • Apply the Scrum and Kanban methods

  • Effectively manage changing customer requirements

  • Lead agile project planning and estimating activities

  • Track agile project progress

  • Improve agile processes continuously during the project

  • Implement the Project Close process

Topics
  • Agile Methodologies and Practices

  • Agile Estimating and Requirements Gathering Procedures

  • Agile Design and Testing Procedures

  • Agile Release and Iteration Planning Strategies

  • Agile and Scrum Methodologies and Practices

  • Agile Leadership Styles for Agile Projects

  • Scaling Agile for Large Agile Projects

  • Agile Implementation Strategies

Who Should Attend

This program is for professionals seeking to optimize business performance in high-tech companies, including aerospace and defense, electronics, energy, heavy industry, life sciences, and more. Applications include business intelligence, data mining/warehousing, service delivery, product development, engineering, marketing, process improvement, and software development.

The PDUs may be applied by PMI® Project Management Professionals (PMP®) towards their maintenance of certification under the PMI® Continuing Certification Requirements Program. PMP, PMI and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Instructors

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Nathaniel Crews

Agile Project Management, Systems Engineering, Coaching