Agile Project Management

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Is your team being pressured to get products and services to market sooner? Sometimes existing project management practices can impede your team’s ability to deliver projects on time and within budget. Agile Project Management can help you turn things around.

Agile Project Management is a set of principles for managing projects based on the Agile Manifesto in which the highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software, and where late-in-the-game changes that provide competitive advantage to the customer are gracefully included. Agile Project Management emphasizes:

  • Self-organizing teams
  • Customer collaboration
  • Rapid releases
  • High visibility via “information radiators”
  • Flexible iterative approach that responds to change
  • Brief, daily meetings and shortened delivery schedules in place of formal project management

This rapid-response way of approaching project management comes with a new set of phases with a new set of vocabulary to match. These seven phases of Agile Project Management are:

  1. Vision
  2. Product Roadmap
  3. Release Planning
  4. Sprint Planning
  5. Daily Scrum
  6. Sprint Review
  7. Sprint Retrospective

Learn more by watching our recent webinar, “Resolving the Challenges of Agile Project Management“.

High Performance Learning offers multiple half-day to 3-day, beginner to advanced Agile Project Management Workshops as well as Agile Project Management Coaching.

Agile/Scrum Overview – This half-day overview will introduce the team and management to Agile/Scrum concepts and benefits.

Scrum Workshop –This 1-day course is intended for the teams that are familiar with the concepts of Agile and Scrum but need detailed hands-on activities of Scrum.

Introduction to Agile/Scrum Workshop – This 2-day, hands-on workshop is for the teams that are familiar with the concepts of traditional project management and are transitioning to Agile/Scrum. The workshop will prepare the team to start an Agile/Scrum project.

PMI-ACP Certification Exam Prep 3-day class – The Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) is the newest certification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is expected to become the industry standard certification for agile.

Agile/Scrum Coaching – This helps ensure teams successfully implement Scrum and Agile best practices for organizational success.

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