Agile Project Management Course: An Introduction

Agile Project Management Course: An Introduction

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This agile project management course provides an overview of how to apply agile methodology as a project manager. In so doing, we will explain how agile interfaces with the traditional project management methodologies of PMBOK and Prince2.

Learning Outcomes

By the completion of this agile project management course you will be able to:

  1. Apply an agile framework as a Project Manager.
  2. Evolve projects iteratively in close consultation with your stakeholders.
  3. Make adjustments to project deliverables in real time to accommodate any changes in the client brief.
  4. Harness energy and generate focus for achieving project outcomes with the use of scrums.
  5. Capture learning as a project progresses to deliver the very best outcome for your stakeholders.
  6. Contrasting the role of the Agile Project Manager with the traditional Project Manager.
  7. Discern the difference between an a traditional project management approach and an agile approach.

Course Content

This agile project management course will cover the following content:

  • Understand the role of an agile project manager/scrum master.
  • Identify and communicate with key stakeholders to obtain ‘user stories’.
  • Fostering a smart engaged customer to enable agile iterations.
  • Utilise internal resources efficiently and procure additional resources as required on an agile basis.
  • Making effective use of planning meetings, stand up meetings and other time-boxed activities.
  • Managing project time with the assistance of burn down charts.
  • Managing a project cost budget by communicating effectively with customers in an iterative agile manner for achieving the best outcomes with limited resources.
  • Delivering against project quality metrics.
  • Utilising retrospectives for continuous improvement in the agile project management process.

Intended Audience

This agile project management course is suitable for anyone who is new to project management and agile methodology, and is seeking to achieve a toolkit of project management skills for immediate implementation.

Delivery Style

This agile project management course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor-led lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the trainer in an application-focused teaching environment. Participants will challenge their understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in their individual workplace.

Course Prerequisites

This agile project management course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

About your instructor

John Scott

John Scott

John Scott applies the latest advanced practices in the fields of business, leadership, organisational psychology, analytics and engineering to educational delivery. He has been involved in management and training for more than 30 years. He has held senior corporate and general management positions for multinationals across a range of industries, both in Australia and overseas.

As a global management consultant, John captures the most recent thinking and practices in the short courses he teaches at the University of Newcastle. John is multi-disciplinary, being degree qualified in business, psychology and statistics. He is also an accredited lean engineering practitioner. He has spent the last 15 years designing courses for a range of leading Australian universities, as well as one of the world’s largest private universities. With this background John brings to the University of Newcastle the most up to date short courses that will help equip today’s professional in global leading practices.


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