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Agile Fundamentals

Agile is considered by many to be the future of project management. Many companies are adopting agile methodologies to increase team performance and improve customer satisfaction. In industries such as technology and product management a foundation of Agile knowledge is essential to possess. Anyone looking to work for a company that builds software or products should add Agile skills to their professional toolbox.

This one-day course is designed to teach you the principles and practices of Agile, such as Scrum. You will learn what Agile is and how to apply it in a business setting.

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn how Agile differs from traditional project management
  • Understand how to effectively manage and deliver Agile projects
  • Learn how Agile can increase productivity, speed, and customer satisfaction.
  • Effectively manage changing requirements and priorities
  • Add valuable knowledge and skills to your resume

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

Guaranteed To Run

All Agile Fundamental courses are 100% guaranteed to run on the dates listed. Yes, even if there's only one student. While other providers often postpone courses due to low enrollment, we promise to never do that.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for recent graduates and entry-level professionals who want to learn the principles and practices of Agile. For those looking for an entry-level Scrum-specific certification, consider the Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner courses. For those looking to get PMI certified, you should attend our PMI Agile Certification Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification training course.

Format

Virtual PMI-ACP Boot Camp
Virtual Classroom: 1 day of web-based eLearning with a live instructor. You will also receive digital training materials and 6-months access to our online training portal.
Video on Demand PMI-ACP Course
Video-On-Demand: Includes 6-months digital access to all training materials.

Duration

This course is 8 hours.

Outline

  • Agile Foundation
    • Agile Development Overview
    • When is Agile Appropriate?
    • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Fundamentals
    • Agile Environment
    • 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 Metrics & Product Quality
    • Agile Contracts and Accounting Principles
    • Burn Rate
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2020 Virtual 1-Day Course
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