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. For those who are looking for a more intensive overview of project management, you may be interested in our Project Management Course for Non-Project Managers or Project Management Course: The Master Guide.

Delivery Style

This agile project management course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor lead 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.

Course Features

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