Agile Fundamentals

Agile is the future of project management. Many companies are adopting agile methodologies to increase team performance and improve customer satisfaction. This course is designed to teach you the principles and practices of Agile, including Scrum, XP and Lean.

How You Will Benefit

  • Effectively manage and deliver Agile projects
  • Increase team productivity
  • Deliver project results faster
  • Improve customer satisfaction
  • Improve ROI
  • Effectively manage changing requirements and priorities

What You Will Learn

In this course you will learn the "Agile tools and techniques" and "Agile knowledge and skills" including:

  • Understanding what types of projects are ideal for applying Agile practices
  • Crafting a product roadmap that is focused on delivering a consistent value stream that is recognizable to the customer
  • How to become more accurate at estimating work and delivering on commitments
  • How to manage an evolving product backlog with changing requirements
  • How to write better requirements using user stories and acceptance criteria that best represents the voice of the customer
  • How to create and interpret "Information Radiators" and make timely decisions that impact the success of a project
  • How increasing customer interaction and transparency will better ensure that the product being delivered delights the customer
  • How to employ Agile practices that improve quality, reduce defects and speed up delivery time

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn the principles and practices of Agile. For those looking to get certified, you should attend our Agile Certification course for PMI-ACP.

Format

Video-on-demand; includes 6-months digital access to all training materials.

Duration / PDU Value

This course is worth 16 PDU's.

Outline

Agile Foundation

  • Agile Development Overview
  • When is Agile Appropriate?
  • Agile Manifesto

Agile Fundamentals

  • Project Charter
  • Product Roadmap
  • Product Backlog
  • Minimally Marketable Feature (MMF)
  • Value-Based Prioritization
  • Product Backlog Grooming
  • User Stories
  • Personas
  • Story Maps
  • Epics
  • Themes

Agile Methodologies

  • Agile Methodologies Overview
  • Scrum Introduction
  • Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Sprint Goal
  • Modeling
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Daily Scrum Meeting
  • Sprint Review Meeting
  • Retrospective
  • Scrum of Scrums
  • The Scrum Team
  • Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Lean Software Development

Agile Communications

  • Communications Management
  • Colocation/Distributed Teams
  • Team Space
  • Osmotic Communications
  • Agile Tooling
  • Information Radiators
  • Task/Kanban Board
  • Work in Progress (WIP) Limits
  • Cumulative Flow Diagram
  • Sprint Burndown Chart
  • Release Burnup Chart

Agile Estimating

  • Relative Sizing
  • Story Points
  • Affinity Estimating
  • Ideal Time
  • Wideband Delphi Technique
  • Planning Poker
  • Consensus Building
  • Velocity
  • Cycle Time

Agile Metrics

  • Agile Earned Value Management (Agile EVM)
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Unit Testing
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Frequent Verification and Validation
  • Escaped Defects
  • Risk-Adjusted Backlog
  • Risk Burn-Down Chart

Agile Leadership

  • Leadership Theories
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Active Listening
  • Brainstorming
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Negotiation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring

Agile Contracts and Accounting Principles

  • Agile Contracts and Accounting Principles
  • Value Based Analysis
  • Burn Rate
  • Compliance
Agile Fundamentals
Agile Fundamentals
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16 PDU hours


$695 USD
$495 USD
 
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