Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

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.

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Intended Audience for this Agile Project Management Course

  • » Project managers
  • » Program managers
  • » IT managers
  • » Team leads

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Course Prerequisites for Agile Project Management

  • » Basic project management skills
  • » Basic understanding of business development

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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

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Agile Project Management Course Outline

      1. Develop a Basic Understanding of Agile
      2. Define the Project Vision and Scope
      3. Identify Stakeholders and Success Criteria
      4. Identify Users
      5. Develop an Agile Team
      6. Review and Estimate User Stories
      7. Prioritize User Stories
      8. Create an Iteration and Release Plan
      9. Identify and Manage Project Risk
      10. Plan Communication
      11. Plan an Iteration
      12. Conclude an Iteration
      13. Add or Modify Stories in the Backlog
      14. Manage Impediments
      15. Interface with Teams that use Other Development Methodologies
      16. Coordinate a Release
      17. Close Out a Project
      18. Apply Agile Practices to Your Organization

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Do you have the right background for Agile Project Management?

Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Our instructors are passionate at teaching and are experts in their respective fields. Our average NetCom instructor has many, many years of real-world experience and impart their priceless, valuable knowledge to our students every single day. See our world-class instructors.   See more instructors...

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