- An introductory case study of a failing project that was transformed by applying Agile
- Tutorial on our recommended online environments for Agile projects with geographically dispersed teams
- 12 Principles of the Agile Manifesto, and what they mean for your projects
- An introduction to Scrum – the most widely adopted Agile Method
- Definition of ‘Done’
- Team Values and culture
- Team roles in Agile – Scrum Master, Product Owner, Team
- Team communication and team size
- Structure of Agile projects
- Building understanding through User Stories
- Estimating tasks and effort
- Tracking your project to a successful conclusion
- Servant Leadership: Key skills of the expert Scrum Master
- Key skills of expert Product Owners
Extended Interactive Case Study
The last session of the course will be a focussed case-study, taking you through a typical Agile project, providing you with an opportunity to think about the practical application of the tools learnt on the course
The case will be run using our online collaboration environment, enabling you to share your ideas, and read and discuss those of the other students.
Agile Project Management is used by small and large businesses, in both the private and public sectors.
This course is relevant for both new and experienced project managers who want to build their knowledge and understanding of this important and powerful new approach to Project Management.
Providing a non-technical approach to agile project management, this course is relevant to both IT and non-IT practitioners alike, and assumes no prior knowledge of the subject area.