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INTRODUCTION TO AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
1 DAY

As projects are continuously changing and evolving, it is necessary to find new and proactive ways to manage projects. This course is an Introduction to Agile Methodologies and their principles.

 7 CONTACT HOURS

DELIVERED IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH

COURSE OVERVIEW

Agile project management needs regular validation and adaptation, as well as teamwork, responsiveness, autonomy and best practices, all of which will allow for the delivery of a high quality project. The course will focus on Scrum and is designed for Program or Project Managers; or anyone else who wishes to efficiently manage projects requiring frequent changes based on customer expectations.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After this training session, you will be able to:

  • Identify Agile Project Management Principles

  • Use Scrum to manage your projects

COURSE OUTLINE

Introduction to Agile Project Management

  • What is agile?

  • The myths and realities of Agile software development

  • The Agile Manifesto

  • The economics of agile methods


Fundamentals of Scrum for Dealing with uncertainty and risk 


Identifying the roles and their responsibilities 

  • Prioritizing requirements through the product owner 

  • Differentiating the scrum master from a traditional project manager 

  • Shaping the self-managed development team 

  • Relating to external stakeholders 

Managing releases 

  • Iterating development through 30-day cycles 

  • Developing a project vision with sprints 

  • Time boxing to establish a regular rhythm of energized work 

Tools for tracking and monitoring a project 

  • Capturing requirements as user stories 

  • Developing a product backlog based on business value 

  • Creating a sprint backlog from a list of requirements 

  • Plotting the remaining work with a burn down chart 


Planning an Agile project 

Establish the business reasons for the project 

  • Managing the expectations of sponsors and fund holders 

  • Estimating expected progress 

  • Demonstrating the business value of implemented functionality  

Clarifying the business vision 

  • Preparing and prioritizing the product requirements 

  • Establishing the project road map 

  • Eliciting project information form the product owner 

Identifying features for development in an iteration 

  • Estimating feature size and complexity 

  • Breaking large requirements into testable, estimable features 

  • Selecting tasks for implementation 

TARGETED AUDIENCE

  • Project Manager

  • Project Team Member

  • Program Manager

  • Senior Project Manager

  • Managers of project managers

  • Project Management Offices

  • Executives

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