Agile Project Management

Digital technology has continued to change the way projects are delivered. Our agile project management course gives you the skill required to start an agile development project and successfully take it through the full lifecycle using agile methodologies including Kanban, Scrum, XP, BDD, TDD, DSDM, and others.

The demand for agile project manager is extreme and our training will equip you to tap into this highly lucrative and exciting project management space. The programme is layered with our employability service that includes e-working on life projects for 8-12 weeks to gain valuable work experience, construct a great CV, preparation for job application and interview and on the job support you need to become confident in your new role through our mastermind group.

Prerequisites

Project Management

Audience

  • Traditional Project Managers making the transition to agile environments
  • Agile team members interested in taking on servant leadership roles, Business Analysts, Product Managers or other team members interested in Agile Project Management.
  • Project managers/PMO/Project Support who want to take their careers to the next level
  • Ambitious and innovative person who is willing to put in what it takes to excel in this lucrative career.

Objectives

At the end of this program, participants will have learnt the concept, principles, values, methods and mindset required to manage an agile project successfully including:

  • Appreciation of the reality of agile project
  • Understand Planning and estimation: progressive collaboration, continuous planning and estimation, release planning, incremental planning and agile estimation technique.
  • Communication and collaboration in agile projects
  • Establishing and empowering teams
  • Understand delivering values and results the agile way
  • Measuring team and individual performance and productivity
  • Managing constraints and trade-offs, risk, budget and vendors

Duration:10-14 Weeks

Course Plan

In the first week, participants will be subjected to eight days (8) days of virtual classroom sessions spanning three (3) hours each and onsite for three (3) consecutive weekends where each session will last ten (10) hours.

Day 1

Agile principles and mindset:

  • Agile overview
  • Traditional vs. agile project management
  • Agile manifesto principles
  • Scrum and XP methodolog
  • Other agile methodologies – Lean, VDD, TDD, BDD

Day4

Delivering values:

  • Problems detection, metrics and resolution
  • Quality and earned value management
  • Continual improvements

Day 2

Planning and estimation:

  • Value driven development
  • Prioritization in agile projects (MOSCOW)
  • Planning agile projects
  • Agile estimation
  • Managing agile projects
  • Adaptive planning and design

Day 3

Team formation and empowerment:

  •  Team formation and boosting performance
  • Stakeholders engagement and management
  • Soft skills and leadership
  • Communication in in agile projects

Day 1

Agile principles and mindset:

  • Agile overview
  • Traditional vs. agile project management
  • Agile manifesto principles
  • Scrum and XP methodolog
  • Other agile methodologies – Lean, VDD, TDD, BDD

Day 2

Planning and estimation:

  • Value driven development
  • Prioritization in agile projects (MOSCOW)
  • Planning agile projects
  • Agile estimation
  • Managing agile projects
  • Adaptive planning and design

Day 3

Team formation and empowerment:

  •  Team formation and boosting performance
  • Stakeholders engagement and management
  • Soft skills and leadership
  • Communication in in agile projects

Day4

Delivering values:

  • Problems detection, metrics and resolution
  • Quality and earned value management
  • Continual improvements

Job Prospects

  • Scrum Master
  • Product Owner
  • Agile Coach
  • Agile delivery Manager
  • Agile Project Manager