Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management

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Course Overview

Rapid changes in technology, market demands, and expectations have paved the way for the conceptualization and implementation of agile methods and values in many organizations. Agile relies on adaptive planning, iterative development and incremental delivery. It focuses primarily on the value to be delivered to the customer frequently and as early as possible .This Workshop is appropriate for professionals interested in getting familiar with the concepts and practices of different Agile Project Management methodologies and how they can be integrated and adopted to accomplish tasks.

Who Should Attend

Project Managers; Program Managers; Business Analyst. Anyone who is interested in understanding Agile methodologies and how they can work in conjunction, to accomplish tasks.

Course Outline

DAY 1

Agile Domains
  • Domain 1. Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Domain 2. Value – driven Delivery
  • Domain 3. Stakeholder Engagement
  • Domain 4. Team Performance
  • Domain 5. Adaptive Planning
  • Domain 6. Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Domain 7. Continuous Improvement
  • Sub Domain and related Tasks
Scrum
  • Overview of Scrum
  • Brief History of Scrum
  • Why Use Scrum?
  • Scalability of Scrum
  • Scrum Principles
  • Scrum Aspects
  • Scrum Processes
Lean Kanban Software Development
  • Introduction
  • Core Values
Understanding Lean Software Development
  • Introduction
  • Core Values
  • Practices of Lean software Development
  • Iterative Development
Understanding Kanban
  • Kanban in Software Development
  • Kanban Values
  • Kanban Practices
  • Definition of lean Kanban
  • Implementing Lean Kanban
Extreme Programming
  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • XP Release
  • XP Artifacts
  • Adopting XP
  • XP Events
  • Iteration
  • Test Driven Development
DSDM (Dynamic System Development Methodology)
  • Philosophy , Principles and Project Variable
  • Preparing for Success (Instrumental Success Factors -ISF; Level of Rigor ; Project Approach Questionnaire)
  • DSDM Process (Pre Project; Feasibility; Foundation; Evolutionary Development; Deployment ; Post Project)
  • DSDM People – The Roles and Responsibilities
  • DSDM Products ; Key Practices – Prioritization and Time Boxing
  • Planning and Control throughout the Life Cycle

DAY 2

Agile Product Quality
  • Methods of Maintaining Quality
  • Quality Planning
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Standards and Compliance for Agile Products
Agile Metrics Management and Value Stream Mapping
  • Agile Metrics
  • Value Portfolio Management
  • Value Stream Mapping
Agile Risk Management
  • What is Risk
  • Risk Management Procedure
  • Risk response strategies
  • Organic Risk Management
Agile Communication and Soft Skills
  • Introduction & Purpose
  • Types of Communication
  • Plan communication
  • Manage Communication
  • Control Communication
  • Soft Zone of Agile Coach and Team
  • Listening & Emotional intelligence Skills
  • Conflict Management
Scaling Agile
  • SAFe – Scaled Agile Framework – Values , Principles and House of Lean
  • Four Levels of SAFe – Portfolio ; Value Stream ; Program ; Team
  • Strategic Themes - Economic Framework , budgets and backlog decisions
  • The Roles – PPM ; Enterprise Architects ; Value Stream Engineers ; Release Train Engineers
  • Agile Release Trains and Cadence