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Agile Project Management


2 days

About the Course

The competencies of Agile team members are developed within the scope of Agile Manifesto and principals using Agile project management approach.

This training is introduced as a 2 days program focusing on methodology and applications. It is based on PMI-ACP® references and well accepted practitioners all over the world.

The following people could attend the PMI-ACP® exam preparation training:

  • Managers who implement or will begin implementing Agile project management methodologies in their organization,

  • Professionals working in an agile project management environment,

  • Those who want to certify their competence in this field with a certificate that is valid and prestigious in the world,


  • Agile Manifesto and Principals

  • Agile Roles

  • Agile Meetings

  • Agile Life Cycle

  • Important elements for Agile transition


Agile Foundations

  • Traditional Approach

  • Agile Manifesto/History

  • Agile Values and Principles

  • Empirical Process vs. Defined Process

  • The Various Agile Methods (Scrum, XP, Lean, etc.)


Agile Team

  • Agile Roles

  • Self-Organizing

  • Generalizing Specialists

  • Boosting Team Performance

  • Communication, Collaboration and Decision Making

  • Servant Leadership and Empowerment

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Building the team

  • Distributed Agile Teams

Pre-Project Considerations

  • Risks of Agile and Failure Modes

  • Agile Contracts

  • Organizational Consideration

  • Project Feasibility (ROI, NPV, IRR)


Project Initiation

  • Project Visioning and Chartering

  • ROI and Business Value Justification

  • Creating the Backlog with MMF Set

  • Alternative Solution Analysis

  • Agile Contracts

  • Stakeholder Analysis

  • Prioritization

  • Project Level Risk Management

  • Project High Level Estimates

  • WIP (Work In Progress)

  • Team Release Velocity Estimation

  • Building a Roadmap


Project Release Planning

  • Project and Team Kickoff

  • Refine the Backlog

  • Story Level Prioritization

  • Story Sizing/Estimation

  • Estimating Initial Sprint Velocity

  • Building the Release Plan

  • Setting up Collaboration Environments

  • Hardening/Stabilization Sprint

  • Project Foundation Setup

    • Identifying 'Must Haves' for Sprint 1

    • High Level Architectural, Business and UI Design

    • Hardware, Software, Training

    • Pre-Planning for Sprint 1

    • Risk Mitigation through Spikes and Dependency Identification

    • Testing Strategy Planning


Sprint Execution

  • Sprint Planning

  • Task Breakdown and Estimating

  • Team Commitment and Cadence

  • Technical Excellence

  • Collaboration, Empowerment and Conflict Management

  • Pre-Planning and 'Just in Time' Detailed Requirements

  • Daily Stand-ups

  • Activities during a Sprint

  • Information Radiators

  • Impediment and Risk Mitigation

  • Coaching and Facilitation

  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • Agile Documentation Considerations

  • Story Level User Acceptance Testing

  • Sprint Review

  • Backlog Grooming

  • Scope & Schedule Management

  • Retrospective

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