Agile Project Management

06Jul 2014

Course Outline

The course covers the introductory elements of the Agile Framework of Project Management:

Introduction to Agile

  • Introduction to Agile Project Management
  • History of Agile Movement
  • The Agile Manifesto of Software Development
  • The 4 Agile Values
  • The 12 Agile Principles
  • Characteristics of Agile Projects
  • Comparison with Waterfall Project Life Cycle

Roles and Responsibilities in Agile Practice

  • The Agile Team
  • The Product Owner
  • The Development Team
  • The Agile Coach
  • Where is the Project Manager?

Agile Domains of Practice

  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Boosting Team Performance Practices
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

Agile Generic Process

  • Product Envisioning
  • Release and Iteration Planning
  • Iterations
  • Reviews and Retrospectives

Agile Tools and Techniques

  • Communications
  • Planning, Monitoring and Adapting
  • Estimation
  • Analysis and Design
  • Product Quality
  • Soft Skills and Negotiation
  • Value-based Prioritisation
  • Risk Management
  • Metrics
  • Value Stream Analysis

Selecting an Agile Method and Scaling

  • Scrum
  • DSDM
  • XP
  • Kanban
  • Scaling for Distributed Environments