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Introduction to Agile

Project Management is embracing the iterative approach offered by Agile practices and organizations of all sizes have begun integrating many of them into their processes. Individuals working in a company utilizing project management methods need at least a high-level understanding of what Agile is and how it can be used to increase team performance. This course provides the foundational concepts necessary to begin using the Agile mindset.

How You Will Benefit

Our course offers an opportunity for students to identify the values and principles spelled out in the Agile Manifesto, as well as understanding how Agile can help manage changing priorities. Additionally, students will gain an understanding of servant leadership, how it can be used to build successful Agile teams and how this trait must be present in all roles held by agile team members.

What You Will Learn

In this training you will learn foundational concepts and topics of the agile discipline including:

  • The Values and Principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Benefits of using an Agile Approach to Manage Project Work
  • Characteristics of an Agile Environment
  • How Agile Teams are Composed and Common Team Roles
  • Crucial Practices of an Agile Team
  • Commonly Used Agile Approaches in Business

Who Should Attend

This professional development offering is intended for individuals seeking a straightforward explanation of Agile Project Management and how it can play a role in achieving project success.

Format

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

Duration / PDU Value

This course is worth 1 PDU hours.

Outline

Introduction

  • Learning Objectives

What is Agile?

  • Definition of Agile
  • Agile is a Mindset
  • Agile Manifesto Values
  • Agile Principles
  • Benefits of Adopting Agile

Agile Environment

  • Agile Lifecycles
  • Servant Leadership Characteristics
  • Attributes of Successful Agile Teams

Agile Practices

  • Retrospective
  • Backlog Preparation and Refinement
  • Daily Standup
  • Demonstration/ Review

Agile Roles

  • Product Owner
  • Facilitator
  • Team Members

Agile Frameworks

  • Scrum
  • eXtreme Programming (XP)
  • Kanban
Introduction to Agile
Introduction to Agile
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