Managing Agile Projects - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills needed to plan, manage, and control agile projects. Participants in this interactive course will also learn all the critical tools and techniques required to manage projects using agile best practices.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define agile project management life cycle and understand the agile mindset.
  • Explain the important concepts in agile project management and identify the differences between agile and non-agile projects.
  • Identify agile planning techniques and implement adaptive planning on the agile projects.
  • Identify techniques used to control agile projects to ensure successful implementation. 

Target Audience

Personnel who have fundamental knowledge of agile project management. The course is also designed to provide basic understanding of the practices, tools, and techniques used to effectively manage agile projects. Meirc is assigned as a Registered Educational Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). This course is worth 12 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Target Competencies

  • Project management
  • Agile project management
  • Team performance
  • Value-added delivery
  • Adaptive planning
  • Agile principles and mindset
    • The agile manifesto - the four values
    • Traditional versus agile project management
    • Agile methodologies:
      • Scrum
      • Extreme Programming (XP)
    • Agile leadership
  • Basic concepts of agile projects
    • Business case development
    • Project charter
    • Agile modeling
    • Value-driven delivery
    • Minimal value product
    • Timeboxing
    • Daily Scrums (standups)
  • Agile planning
    • Adaptive planning
    • Progressive elaboration
    • High level planning
    • Feature workshop
    • Creating user stories
    • Prioritizing Schemes
    • Sizing and Estimating Tools 
    • Story maps
    • Product roadmaps
    • Release planning
    • Iteration planning
  • Agile managing and controlling
    • Building agile team
    • Co-location
    • Distributed team
    • Information radiators
    • Earned value metrics
    • Burn-down chart
    • Burnup charts

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

MPC

Project Management Institute (PMI)®

Meirc is designated as a Registered Educational Provider (R.E.P.) with the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. As a result, Meirc is authorized to issue Category Three Professional Development Units (PDU) that can be used for the authorization to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam and for maintaining the PMP credentials.
Meirc is a Provider is a member of the PMI ATP Program. PMI does not specifically endorse, approve, or warrant ATP’s products, courses, publications, or services. The PMI ATP seal is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Per participant

USD 1,750

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

Online Training

9 - 11 Mar, 2021

English

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)