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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, such as Scrum.

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 PMI-ACP Course
Video-On-Demand: Includes 6-months digital access to all training materials.
Video on Demand PMI-ACP Course
In-House: If you have 15 or more employees seeking Agile Fundamentals training, we will deliver the course at your facility (or another location in your area, if you prefer). The training can be scheduled during any two consecutive days of your choosing.

Duration / PDU Value

This course is worth 8 PDU's.

Outline

Agile Foundation

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

Agile Fundamentals

  • Agile Enviroment
  • Workshops
  • Project Charter
  • Agile Release
  • Product Backlog
  • Value-Based Prioritization
  • Product Backlog Grooming
  • User Stories
  • INVEST
  • Story Maps
  • Epics

Agile Methodologies

  • Agile Methodologies Overview
  • Scrum Introduction
  • Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Sprint Goal
  • Modeling
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Daily Scrum Meeting
  • Sprint Review Meeting
  • Definition of Done (DoD)
  • Abnormal Sprint Termination
  • Retrospective
  • The Scrum Team

Agile Communications

  • Team Chartering
  • Stages of Team Development
  • Communications Management
  • Social Media-based Communications
  • Agile Tooling
  • Information Radiators
  • Task/Kanban Board
  • Work in Progress (WIP) Limits
  • Sprint Burndown Chart
  • Release Burnup Chart

Agile Estimating

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

Agile Metrics & Product Quality

  • Cause and Effect
  • Managing with Agile KPI's
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Unit Testing
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Escaped Defects

Agile Leadership

  • Leadership Theories
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Active Listening
  • Brainstorming
  • Negotiation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring

Agile Contracts and Accounting Principles

  • Agile Contracts and Accounting Principles
  • Burn Rate
Agile Fundamentals
Agile Fundamentals
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