Agile is one of the latest techniques sweeping the Project Management profession. Many traditional project managers have heard the name, but do not truly understand the practice yet or they believe they can selectively pick and choose Agile concepts and get all of the project benefits ad results that the methodology is designed to provide.
While there are multiple approaches to Agile Project Management (Extreme Programming, Scrum, Kanban) – each with their own set of techniques and purposes – there are also some underlying basic elements for transitioning to Agile Project Management. Agile Project Management is an approach that organizations will be want to ease into as they clearly identify their needs and select the right project and customer to introduce the concepts with.
During this part 4 part webinar series will focus on the Agile concepts of Extreme Programming (XP) and Scrum. Students will learn about the history and differences between these approaches to Agile, the roles of project manager using Agile methodologies and when and where to apply an Agile Project Management approach over a traditional Waterfall Project Management approach.
The learning objectives for the Agile Project Management Series include learning:
- How does the concept of project manager fit in with of the Agile methodologies of XP and Scrum
- Building the Product Backlog
- Common practices and procedures for XP programming
- Common practices and procedures for using Scrum
- Tracking Earned Value throughout the Sprints
- How to take a pragmatic approach to Agile
- Concepts of the Agile Servant Leader
All webinars in this series align to the PMI Talent Triangle – Technical