Enhance your understanding of the Agile process and explore the extensive opportunities to practice implementing Agile best practices throughout a project’s life cycle. With this course, you’ll learn to effectively implement Agile practices that require a paradigm shift, which include a new mindset and new techniques. Learn about Agile concepts, such as the four primary principles (Theme/Initiatives, Epics, User Stories, and Tasks), the minimum viable product (MVP), project envisioning, team velocity, and estimating and prioritizing user stories. You’ll also explore how to manage risk, while employing effective techniques to identify key stakeholders and their success criteria, and the best practices for leading Agile teams.
In this course, you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of all areas of Agile project management with a detailed exploration into developing an Agile team, including understanding client needs, creating user stories, estimating required resources, and prioritizing features. You’ll also improve your leadership skills with Agile coaching and collaboration techniques, including learning how to integrate with teams using different methodologies.
This course may be used toward educational prerequisites for attaining certifications or toward professional development units (PDUs) to maintain certifications with the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.
"PMBOK" is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Earn a SAIT micro-credential
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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the overarching Agile project management life cycle and methodologies;
- Differentiate between Agile, hybrid, and traditional methodologies to determine the appropriate approach needed to achieve project outcomes;
- Explain the critical factors and complex concepts required to create effective agile teams and environments;
- Measure, analyze, and control success in project delivery by using Agile concepts, tools, processes, and techniques;
- Apply variety of Agile tools and techniques to provide a guidance and decision-making framework for self-organizing Agile teams to ensure their continuous alignment with organizational goals.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Project Management Certificate of Completion : Required Courses