Agile Project Management - Basics

Get familiar with the Scrum approach and incorporate Agile planning tools into your project management to deliver value more efficiently.

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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Regular price: $930
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Course outline

Be an effective coach by delivering value quickly, iteratively and incrementally with the Scrum approach

Duration : 2 days

This course qualifies you for 14 PMI® Professional Development Units (PDUs).

This highly hands-on, interactive training provides an understanding of the best practices in agile project management, using the Scrum approach. Applying gained knowledge from lectures and discussions, participants will cover a complete cycle of the Scrum approach, from Sprint 0 to sprint retrospective, and benefit from trainer coaching.

Audience

Agile Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners and development team members: beginner, intermediate or advanced

Prerequisites

None

Objectives

  • Recognize the success factors of the projects
  • Be able to manage a project effectively in agile mode using the Scrum approach
  • Acquire the common vocabulary

Teaching method

The participants will carry out a series of exercises/workshops and will benefit from personalized coaching from the trainer. Also, the latter will provide necessary explanations through lectures, exchanges and case-based examples

Contents

  • Definitions, values and principles
  • Predictive vs. adaptive approaches
  • The roles of the Scrum Master, Product Owner and Development Team
  • Start-up (Sprint 0): product vision, product notebook, planning poker, velocity and delivery plan / roadmap
  • Planning a Sprint: Sprint Book, Definition of Done - DoD
  • Realization, monitoring and control of a sprint: daily scrums, burndown charts, task board (kanban) and list of unsolved problems
  • Closing a sprint: sprint review and sprint retrospective
  • Case study with exercises, workshops, simulations, role plays

Surround yourself with the best

Carl M. Gilbert
Carl M. Gilbert
Expert Leader
Catherine Edgar
Catherine Edgar
Senior Project Director and Project Management Trainer
Catherine not only stands out for her dynamism, but also for her concrete, pragmatic approach.
Nathalie Gosselin
Nathalie Gosselin
VP Strategy and Operations
Nathalie has helped various companies in Quebec and France navigate the start-up and repositioning processes within a context deeply affected by technological development and the digital revolution.
Nathalie Carey
Nathalie Carey
Trainer and Business Consultant
In her role as a performance and transformation consultant, Nathalie sees the bigger picture for your company and takes a comprehensive view of the transformation process.
Be aware of trends, innovations and best practices, every month.
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