An Overview of Agile Project Management

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

Agile project management methods differ significantly from traditional plan-based approaches. In this short course, you will explore the ways in which agile projects are planned and managed. You will learn to form and coach a self-directed team, facilitate continuous collaboration with your customer, embrace changing requirements, and deliver business value to your customer early and regularly throughout the project.

Virtual short courses do not include materials or headsets.

Audience

PMP®-certified project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members who want to continue to develop their skills and renew their PMP certification.

Learning Objectives

  • The agile lifecycle
  • The unique agile values and principles
  • Envisioning ('Initiating' in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK� Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013)
  • Incremental Speculation ('Planning' the PMBOK� Guide's 'Planning' and 'Re-Planning')
  • Iterative Exploring ('Executing' in the PMBOK� Guide)
  • Adapting to what is learned ('Monitoring and Controlling' the PMBOK� Guide's)
  • Iterative Closure ('Closing' in the PMBOK� Guide)

1. Introduction to Agile Concepts

2. Initiating an Agile Project

  • Envisioning
  • Documenting High-Level Requirements
  • Creating an Overall Project Plan

3. Planning an Iteration

4. Building a Product Increment

5. Holding an Iteration Review

6. Adapting to Changes