Agile PM

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.

I. Agile Foundations

1. Traditional Approach

2. Agile Manifesto/History

3. Agile Values and Principles

4. Empirical Process vs. Defined Process

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

II. Agile Team

1. Agile Roles

2. Self-Organizing

3. Generalizing Specialists

4. Boosting Team Performance

5. Communication, Collaboration and Decision Making

6. Servant Leadership and Empowerment

7. Conflict Resolution

8. Building the team

10. Distributed Agile Teams

III. Pre-Project Considerations

1. Risks of Agile and Failure Modes

2. Agile Contracts

3. Organizational Consideration

4. Project Feasibility (ROI, NPV, IRR)

IV. Project Initiation

1. Project Visioning and Chartering

2. ROI and Business Value Justification

3. Creating the Backlog with MMF Set

4. Alternative Solution Analysis

5. Agile Contracts

6. Stakeholder Analysis

7. Prioritization

8. Project Level Risk Management

9. Project High Level Estimates

10. WIP (Work In Progress)

11. Team Release Velocity Estimation

12. Building a Roadmap

V. Project Release Planning

1. Project and Team Kickoff

2. Refine the Backlog

3. Story Level Prioritization

4. Story Sizing/Estimation

5. Estimating Initial Sprint Velocity

6. Building the Release Plan

7. Setting up Collaboration Environments

8. Hardening/Stabilization Sprint


VI. Project Foundation Setup

1. Identifying 'Must Haves' for Sprint 1

2. High Level Architectural, Business and UI Design

3. Hardware, Software, Training

4. Pre-Planning for Sprint 1

5. Risk Mitigation through Spikes and Dependency Identification

6. Testing Strategy Planning

VII. Sprint Execution

1. Sprint Planning

2. Task Breakdown and Estimating

3. Team Commitment and Cadence

4. Technical Excellence

5. Collaboration, Empowerment and Conflict Management

6. Pre-Planning and 'Just in Time' Detailed Requirements

7. Daily Standups

8. Activities during a Sprint

9. Information Radiators

10. Impediment and Risk Mitigation

11. Coaching and Facilitation

12. Stakeholder Engagement

13. Agile Documentation Considerations

14. Story Level User Acceptance Testing

15. Sprint Review

16. Backlog Grooming

17. Scope & Schedule Management

18. Retrospective

Who should attend?

  • 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.

Benefits

  • Agile Manifesto and Principals

  • Agile Roles

  • Agile Meetings

  • Agile Life Cycle

  • Important elements for Agile transition

Duration: 2 days (14 hours)