Agile Project Management — A 2 day course
Agile has caught the attention of business leaders in the UK and globally as a means of managing change, reducing time to market, eliminating waste and attracting and retaining customers.
The question is - what is Agile Project Management and how does it differ from traditional waterfall? What are the skills and competencies required for this role?
Can Agile work with your existing governance frameworks like PRINCE2® Agile methodologies empower the Team to create an evolving solution which means that the role of the Project Manager becomes that of the Leader rather than Manager.
We explore the drivers and business value of Agile, introduce valuable practices into the core DNA of your business and highlight cultural and operational changes required to deliver successful Agile projects.
This two day course uses provides an introduction to Agile and each of the leading Agile methods; including Scrum, eXtreme Programming, and Lean Software Development, using practical exercises to demonstrate the skills required to manage an Agile project.
Principles of Agile Project Management and the Agile Manifesto
Principles of Scrum, eXtreme Programming and Lean software development
Managing Requirements and User Stories
Estimating, dividing and merging User Stories
Timeboxing and Prioritisation
Agile Project, Release, and Iteration Planning
Project Roles, Responsibilities and Rights
Project Manager Responsibilities and Team Facilitation
Agile Business Analysis
Quality and Agile Testing
Daily Scrums, Project Reviews and Retrospectives
Integrating Agile with other frameworks ie PRINCE2
Transitioning to Agile
People aspects of Agile - Agile Culture and Team well-being
Scaling Agile - Enterprise Agile
Scrum of Scrums
Project Managers, Project Support Managers and Team members intending to deliver Agile projects
Experience of Project Management or Software Development experience is required.