As companies increasingly adopt the agile methodology to manage a wide spectrum of projects, project managers and team members at all levels must learn how to effectively apply this approach to maximize results. If your role involves managing or working on projects in an existing agile environment or if your company is planning to implement agile soon, then take this course to learn how to manage an agile project from inception to closeout.
This course provides a thorough understanding of the agile process and extensive opportunities to practice implementing agile best practices throughout a project’s life cycle. You will learn about agile concepts such as the minimum viable product (MVP), project envisioning, team velocity, estimating and prioritizing user stories, how to manage risk, effective techniques to identify key stakeholders and their success criteria, and best practices for leading agile teams.
The course exercises provide hands-on experience in all areas of agile project management including developing an agile team, understanding client needs, creating user stories, estimating required resources, and prioritizing features. This course also covers how to coach and collaborate effectively, including integrating with teams using different methodologies. In addition, you will plan iterations, identify risk, modify stories in the backlog, and coordinate a release.
Intended Audience for this Agile Project Management
» Project managers
» Program managers
» IT managers
» Team leads
Course Prerequisites for Agile Project Management
» Required: Basic project management skills
» Required: Basic understanding of business development
Agile Project Management Course Objectives
» Define a project’s vision and scope.
» Identify stakeholders and success criteria
» Identify users
» Develop an agile team
» Review, estimate, and prioritize user stories
» Create an iteration and release plan
» Identify and manage project risk
» Plan communication
» Plan and conclude an iteration
» Add or modify stories in the backlog
» Manage impediments
» Interface with teams that use other development methodologies
» Coordinate a release
» Close out a project
» Apply agile practices to your organization
Agile Project Management Course Outline
Develop a Basic Understanding of Agile
Define the Project Vision and Scope
Identify Stakeholders and Success Criteria
Develop an Agile Team
Review and Estimate User Stories
Prioritize User Stories
Create an Iteration and Release Plan
Identify and Manage Project Risk
Plan an Iteration
Conclude an Iteration
Add or Modify Stories in the Backlog
Interface with Teams that use Other Development Methodologies
Coordinate a Release
Close Out a Project
Apply Agile Practices to Your Organization
Available Similar Courses
» Advanced Disciplined Agile Delivery
» CompTIA Project+ Certification Prep
» PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
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