Duration: 2 days; Instructor-led
This Agile Project Management qualification aims to address the needs of those working in a project-focused environment who want to be agile. It is useful to all candidates and competency levels ranging from highly experience project managers to those new to the industry.
AgilePM® Foundation Certification; or DSDM Atern Foundation Certificate; or DSDM Advanced Practitioner.
This course is highly interactive and uses diverse teaching methods (lectures, self-assessments, group discussions, activities, and videos) to accommodate different learning styles This training will also leverage on participant’s personal life and work experiences.
Following the completion of the course delegates will be able to:
- Develop a more advanced, applied level of knowledge to gain an understanding of agile and ability to apply relevant project management methods, leading to successful agile projects.
- Clarify different management styles needed for successful agile projects compared to traditional projects and be able to tailor these to the situation.
- Actively promote trust and close co-operation between the business and developers and gives the business ongoing visibility into what is happening.
- Combine knowledge of more traditional management methodologies with agile to better adapt to a changing business environment.
- Improve time-to-market and project success rates while simultaneously accelerating results by encouraging stakeholder involvement, feedback and effective controls.
- DSDM team module explained
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Project Manager role
- Project Manager and Business Sponsor relationship
- Project Manager and Business Visionary relationship
- Project Manager and Technical Coordinator relationship
- Project Manager and Business Analyst relationship
- Project Manager and SDT relationship
- Roles and Responsibilities – Agile PM top tips
- The DSDM Process
- Configuring the process – 3 lifecycle examples
- Pre-Project and the Agile PM
- Feasibility and the Agile PM
- Foundations and the Agile PM
- Evolutionary Development and the Agile PM
- Development and the Agile PM
- Post – Project and the Agile PM
- MoSCoW – a reminder
- MoSCoW relating to a specific timeframe
- Making MoSCoW Work
- Prioritization – who decides?
- Assigning priorities – AgilePM top tips
- Timeboxes – how long?
- Timeboxing – which style?
- ADSDM structured Timebox
- Free format Timebox
- Timeboxing – Agile PM top tips
- MoSCoW – Integral part of planning process
- People, Teams and Interactionc
- Planning effective communication
- Distributed team communication
- Team Collaboration
- People, Teams and Interactions – Agile PM top tips
- User stories
- Well constructed user stories
- Requirement through the DSDM Lifecycle
- Requirements – Agile PM top tips
- Estimating – coping with uncertainty
- Styles of Estimating – top down
- Styles os Estimating – bottom up
- Estimating through the Lifecycle
- Estimating – Agile PM top tips
- Planning in a DSDM project
- Planning activity phase by phase
- Planning early phases
- Planning – Evolutionary Development
- Further planning
- Planning – Agile PM top tips
- Using DSDM helps “Never Compromise Quality”
- Process Quality to provide predictability
- Quality across the Lifecycle
- DSDM as a Quality Process
- Quality – Agile PM top tips
- Managing Risk
- Risk – Agile PM top tips
- Project Approach Questionnaire (PAQ)
- Tailoring DSDM using PAQ
- Tailoring – Agile PM top tips