Agile PM Introduction for Non-IT Projects

  • 1 day(s)Duration
  • MDP582Course Code
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Course description

This comprehensive one-day course introduces participants to agile project management to be applied in innovative, complex, and high-uncertainty non-IT 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.

Who should attend

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 in a non-IT environment.

What you will achieve

  • Introduce agile concepts, values, and principles.
  • Differentiate between traditional and agile project management approaches and adoption factors.
  • Cover proven agile project management techniques and practices.

What you will learn

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 Conducting Effective Agile Retrospectives in Non-IT Projects
Module 5: Agile Practices
  • Lean Project Management
  • Kanban
  • Scrum
  • Exercise: Demonstration on Applying Agile Practices in Non-IT projects