Practice Area

Agile and Scrum

Adapt to Innovation with Agile Project Management


  • Traditional Classroom: 1-day
  • Virtual Instructor-led: Two 3-3.5 hour sessions; Three 2-hour sessions

This comprehensive one-day course introduces participants to agile project management to be applied in innovative, complex, and high-uncertainty projects. Agile values and comparisons to traditional project management practices are defined, as are key factors influencing the successful adoption of agile project management, as well as an overview of proven agile techniques and practices.


Target Audience

Individuals who will benefit from this course include executives, business sponsors, portfolio managers, program managers, product managers, project managers, project team leaders, project team members, project subject matter experts, project management office staff, and anyone interested in learning more about agile project management.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduce agile concepts, values, and principles.
  • Differentiate between traditional and agile project management approaches and adoption factors.
  • Learn to leverage agile project management techniques and practices.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Agile Project Management
  • PM History and Evolution
  • Traditional Project Management
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile PM vs. Traditional PM
  • Exercise: Demonstration Comparing Traditional and Agile PM
Module 2: Agile Values
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Principles
  • Agile Declaration of Interdependence
  • Exercise: Group Discussion on Agile Values Influencing Project Success
Module 3: Agile PM Adoption
  • Overview
  • Drivers
  • Concerns
  • Failure Causes
  • Exercise: Group Discussion on Organizational Perception of Agile PM Adoption
Module 4: Agile Techniques
  • Time-Box
  • Iteration
  • Daily Stand-Up Meeting
  • Backlogs/Task Board
  • Retrospective
  • Exercise: Class Workshop on Applying Agile Techniques
Module 5: Agile Practices
  • Lean Project Management
  • Kanban
  • Scrum
  • Exercise: Demonstration on Applying Agile Practices

MDP580 Course Code


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