Agile Project Management Training & Certification at ITS Agile Project Management Training & Certification at ITS

Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management Certification Training

The Agile Project Management training aims to address the needs of those working in a project-focused environment who want to be Agile. Based on the proven fundamentals within DSDM Atern, the new certification provides the ability to deliver Agile Projects in organizations requiring standards, rigour and visibility around Project Management, while at the same time enabling the fast pace, change and empowerment provided by Agile. The course:

  • Explains how to lay the foundations for successful agile projects
  • Explains how an agile project is managed
  • Clarifies the different management styles needed for successful agile projects (compared to "traditional" projects)
  • Provides integration with PRINCE2

Objectives of Agile PM Training

  • Define the role and responsibilities of a Agile Project Manager
  • Define and utilize Business Value criteria for prioritization, planning, and decomposing work
  • Learn how to ensure that the highest business value is always focused on and delivered by the team
  • Compare and contrast the difference between a release and iteration
  • Describe how to manage scope and time line using velocity of the team(s)
  • Describe the mechanics of product backlog management
  • Compare / contrast the difference in writing of the business feature and user story
  • Identify challenges that may impede the flow of work
  • Learn how to plan for and manage dependencies
  • Understand how to write stories to address architecture & analysis over the life of the project
  • Learn how to decompose complex work into small stories for the teams
  • Identify tools and techniques that provide visibility for work in progress
  • Execute decision making using Lean thinking and business value

Innovative Technology Solutions offers Agile Project Management Training in 9 different locations in India – Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida & Pune.

Intended Audience

Anyone interested in working and thinking in an Agile way. However, project managers – in IT, but also outside of IT – can benefit the most from this particular course as it focuses specifically on the challenges of this role.

Prerequisites

The target audience for the program is professionals interested in pursuing the APMG Agile Certification Examination conducted by APMG. These include but not limited to Agile Project Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Scrum Team Members, Project Sponsors, Project Planners, Quality Staff (Testing and Quality Assurance), Agile Developers / Programmers, Designers, Project Manager, Team Leaders, PRINCE2®, PMP’s, Testers and Project Controller (PMO Office).

Course Outline

  1. Best pass ratio in the industry
  2. Designed with maximum interactive group workshops
  3. We don’t just talk about theory, we ‘walk the talk’
  4. You take away with valuable course material, hand outs and templates to support you on your projects
  5. 100’s of questions to prepare for the exam
  6. Agile Project Management Fundamentals
    • What is Agile Project Management?
    • Benefits of Agile Project Management
    • When to use Agile Project Management
    • Preparing for a successful Agile project
    • Agile Project Management Principles
  7. The Agile Project Management Process
    • Agile Project Management Framework
    • Configuring the Agile Project Lifecycle
  8. Work Products and Deliverables
    • Management Products and Deliverables
    • Business Work Products and Deliverables
    • Technical Products and Deliverables
  9. Agile Project Teams
    • Agile Project Roles and Responsibilities
    • Agile Project Team Empowerment
    • Agile Project Team Structure
  10. Agile Project Management Practices
    • Facilitated Workshops
    • MoSCoW Prioritisation
    • Modelling
    • Iterative Development
    • Timeboxing
  11. Project Management and Control
    • Agile Planning
    • Agile Risk Management
    • Agile Estimating and Measurement
    • Agile Configuration Management
  12. Agile Project Management Concerns
    • Agile Requirements (Functional and Non functional Requirements)
    • Agile Testing
    • Quality Management and Quality Control
    • Ensuring Maintainability and Scalability

Certification

The three days cover all the material and help you to prepare for the Agile Certification exam. This exam takes place at the end of the third day and lasts one hour. It consists of 60 multiple choice questions (closed-book). A pass is 30 or more correct answers and you will be informed unofficially of the results on the same day. Accreditation and therefore exam results will be sent to you by the Agile Academy. Exams are set and administered by the APM-Group. All trainers and partners are provided by Accredited Training Organisations, in this case of the APMG-International.