Margo Kirwin

Instructor and PM Trainer
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Agile Fundamentals—Instructor-Led Virtual


Price: $749
PDUs/PDs: 12
Time: 1st Day: 9am to 4pm CST
2nd Day: 9am to 4pm CST
Mar. 6th - 7th, 2018 Register Now

RMC Learning Solutions (formerly RMC Project Management) is now delivering its most popular project management, business analysis and agile training classes in a live and virtual format! Using one of the top online learning facilitation tools in the world, students will experience true, classroom-style learning in front of their own computer. In addition to world-class instruction from experienced instructors, our Instructor-Led Virtual classes will feature live chat, white boards, breakout rooms, file sharing, testing/quizzing, and dozens of other learning-based features.

Class Description

Agile Fundamentals is designed for agile project team members, product owners, project leaders and senior managers looking to understand and apply the agile approach and practices to new product development. Understanding the importance of a strong agile team and servant leadership are key concepts included in the course. You will learn what is needed to be successful on Agile projects in your organization from initiation and release planning to iterative retrospectives. Application of the fundamental models of creating personas and user stories, sizing a story backlog, and creating a release plan are all topics you will experience in this course.

The flexible Agile methodology is ideal for many types of projects including new product development, software development, knowledge work projects and others. Agile concepts focus on attributes that exist in in every project. Even if you're currently using other project management methodologies, you will discover how Agile methods can make your projects more successful. Take our 2-day Agile Fundamentals class and see where Agile can benefit you and your organization.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate the agile and plan driven approaches to project management
  • Use agile chartering and high-level estimating concepts to initiate a project
  • Create personas and user stories
  • Develop and manage a product backlog
  • Apply Servant Leadership principles
  • Plan and conduct a basic iteration review and iteration retrospective

Course Outline

  • Why Use Agile?
    • The Agile Manifesto
    • Unifying Themes
  • Agile Delivery Teams
  • The Agile Process
    • Feasibility and Initiation
    • Managing the Backlog
    • Creating User Stories
    • High-Level Estimation and the Product Roadmap
    • Building a High Performance Team
    • Servant Leadership
  • Release Planning
    • Mapping and Decomposing Stories
    • Story-Level Estimation
    • Prioritization
    • Creating a Release Plan
    • Preparing for the Upcoming Iteration
  • Inside the Iteration
    • Planning the Iteration
    • Communication and Team Space
    • How Teams Share Information
    • Agile Engineering Practices
    • Project Reporting
    • Inspect and Adapt
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