Agile methods are in great demand - here is an opportunity to master what it's about!

SYNOPSIS

Are you a traditional project manager who needs to know more about Agile? In this training we will review the Agile values and principles as well as different Agile methodologies. The Scrum methodology will be focused on in more detail with topics on implementation, roles and responsibilities, and how to manage projects within Scrum. Other topics will cover the typical challenges Agile for teams as well as traditional project managers who are new to Agile. Also, there will be a brief discussion on tools that can help teams and also project managers who are using the Agile methodology.

For projects in which the requirements are continuously changing, you may need a more proactive project management approach; Agile!

 

City: Rochester
Date: Wednesday, September 12th
Class Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
PDUs: 8
Location: The Project Solvers' Training Facility in East Rochester
Cost:

$249

Lunch is included in the course fee.

 

HOW YOU'LL BENEFIT

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe Agile project management.
  • describe the Scrum methodology used to manage a project.
  • manage projects using the Scrum methodology.
  • understand the critical success factors to implement Agile.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • This course is intended for Project Managers, Program Managers, or anyone who wants to efficiently manage projects that experience frequent changes in user requirements. It is ideal for those who would like an introduction to Agile methods (esp. Scrum), learn the pros/cons, and understand the steps necessary to manage an Agile project. For those already managing Agile/Scrum projects it may be too high-level.

WHAT IS COVERED

Aget this course you should be able to:

  • Provide an overview of Agile methods
  • Describe the Values of Agile
  • Describe the Principles of Agile
  • Identify Methodologies of Agile

Using and Managing Scrum 

  • Identify Roles and Responsibilities in Scrum
  • Implement the Scrum Process
  • Estimating a Scrum Project
  • Track Scrum Projects
  • Communication in Scrum Projects
  • Best Practices to Manage Scrum

Understanding Critical Success Factors to Implement Agile

  • List Risks in Agile Projects
  • Myths About Agile - What's the difference between a Project Manager and a Scrum Master?
  • List the Challenges in Agile
  • List the Benefits of Agile