Introduction to Agile Project Management

Code : PM018
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Why Attend This Training Course?
The course focuses on familiarizing students with Agile project management techniques. Since the publication of the Agile Manifesto in 2001, the Agile movement has revolutionized software product development and following a consolidation period has been adopted by other more traditional industries. At present, Agile techniques are widely utilized from construction to car manufacturing, offering a viable alternative to traditional management methods.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is designed for Team Members, Project Managers, Program Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Functional Managers.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Get a comprehensive introduction to Agile and Scrum methodology with real-world examples
  • Understand the advantages of Agile over traditional methods from industry experts
  • Learn and develop skills on adopting Agile approaches can increase business value
  • Get the knowledge of the core practices and philosophies behind this Agile way of working
  • Learn about Roles and Artifacts, and the Process flow involved in an Agile Project Management environment
  • Get a grasp of how Agile and Scrum principles actually work, through our lab exercises

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Adopting an Agile Mindset
  • What is Agile Project Management?
  • The Agile manifesto: The 4 core values and the 12 agile principles
  • Agile approach customization
Introduction to Agile Methodologies
  • Introduction to Scrum
  • Introduction to XP
  • Lean and Kanban
  • Other Agile methodologies (DSDM, Crystal, FDD)
Introduction to Agile Planning and Estimation
  • Breaking down user requirements User Stories
  • Prioritization and time boxing
  • Relative estimates
Agile KPIs
  • “Definition of Done” (DoD)
  • Earned Value Management in Agile (EVM)
  • Burn-down charts, burn-up charts
  • Introduction to Kanban Task Boards and the concept of WIP

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Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

19 - 23 May
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
08 - 12 Sep
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
22 - 26 Dec
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt

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