The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills needed to manage knowledge-based projects and to apply agile project management methodologies. Participants in this interactive course will learn all the critical tools and techniques required to manage projects using agile practices which are necessary to pass the PMI-ACP® (Agile Certified Practitioner) certification exam.
This course relies on the use of individual and group exercises aimed at helping participants learn all key activities for agile project management. The course also relies on the use of a number of case studies and presentations by participants followed by group discussions. In addition, this course incorporates pre and post testing.
Personnel who are seeking in-depth knowledge of agile project management. The course is also designed to provide comprehensive understanding of the practices, tools and techniques used to effectively respond to changes in their project within the agile framework. Meirc is assigned as a Registered Educational Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). This course is worth 30 Professional Development Units (PDUs).
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.
The agile manifesto - the four values
Agile value proposition
Requirements prioritization model (Karl Wiegers)
Using critical interpersonal skills
Participatory decision making