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Agile Project Management (ACE CREDIT®)

Project Management Experts, LLC
Training overview
Professional Course
E-learning
32 hours
From 695 USD
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Course description

Agile Project Management (ACE CREDIT®)

This online course introduces learners to Agile methods of project management. Beginning with an introduction to the core philosophy of Agile and the basic structure of an Agile project, the following modules address specific challenges that may be encountered by teams using Agile, best practices for integrating Agile methods into Waterfall environments, and the principles of Scrum, one of several specialized Agile methods. The self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that engage students and provide opportunities to practice their project management skills in an Agile context.

Training content

Introduction to Agile

  • Explain common terms and concepts related to Agile development
  • Define Agile development and differentiate it from traditional Waterfall practices
  • Identify the similarities and differences among several Agile tools and methodologies
  • Describe the stages of the Agile development cycle and identify the factors that promote project success
  • Understand the nuances of leading and working with Agile teams

Principles of Scrum

  • Define essential Scrum terms and identify the interdependent nature of key concepts
  • Summarize the specific, distinct roles that practitioners assume in effective Scrum frameworks
  • Identify the stages of the Scrum cycle and explain how these stages combine to meet evolving customer needs and requirements
  • Compare and contrast the three primary Scrum artifacts and detail how they integrate= to ensure a common understanding of project expectations
  • Describe several tools and techniques that help project participants meet and exceed customer needs and wants

Challenges for Agile Teams

  • Identify the underlying issues that lead to common problems for Agile teams
  • Recognize negative behaviors that inhibit team development
  • Describe ways to keep an Agile team focused on delivering value
  • List strategies for uncovering additional stakeholders and project participants to enhance project feedback
  • Give examples of the "must have" skills that product owners should possess
  • Describe how to reorganize daily stand-ups to improve their performance
  • Summarize options for overcoming velocity estimation mistakes
  • Outline effective rewards and acknowledgments that promote team cohesion and interaction

Integrating Agile into a Waterfall Environment

  • Describe tools and techniques that could assist in Agile integration
  • Recognize the problems that Agile and Waterfall collaborators contend with on a regular basis
  • Recognize the advantage of "failing fast"
  • Uncover impediments or obstacles that may occur when running Agile and Waterfall in parallel
  • Examine several project artifacts that can be used to show progress during transitional states
  • Identify the essential elements of an integration framework
  • Describe ways to temper expectations as integration takes hold

Course delivery details

Course Access Time: 365 days

Certification / Credits

Credits: 2.9 CEUs / 29 PDUs / 2 ACE

About PME

Project Management Experts, LLC

Project Management Experts (PME) is just that, a consortium of project management experts with at least 20 years of experience who have re-directed their careers to improving the project management competency of our clients. Our training classes focus on building...


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Project Management Experts, LLC

18373 Fairway Oaks Square
18373 Leesburg Virginia

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