The Agile Management methodology emphasizes a highly flexible and iterative process for determining project requirements. Agile environments tend to be fast paced and highly collaborative. Graduates will be able to demonstrate to employers that they can appropriately apply Agile techniques to a given project.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define the key terms associated with Agile Project Management

  • Decide if your organization is ready to manage projects differently from previous projects

  • Determine whether your customers will be active participants on a daily basis

  • Identify any shortcomings your global team may have

  • Demonstrate to employers the level of professionalism in Agile Project Management Practices

  • Increase the Project Management versatility in Project Management tools and techniques


AP 101                Agile project communications

Agile Information radiator, Agile Team space, Agile tooling, Osmotic communications for collocated teams, Osmotic communications for distributed teams, Agile Daily stand-ups Agile Planning, Monitoring and Adopting, Agile Retrospectives, Agile task and Kanban boards,, Agile Time boxing, Agile Iteration and release planning, Agile WIP limits, Agile Burn down/up charts, Agile cumulative flow diagrams, Agile process tailoring, Test (Self evaluation by participants and Analysis by Instructor)


AP 102                Agile Estimation

Agile relative sizing/story points, Agile wide band Delphi, Agile planning poker, Agile affinity estimating, Agile ideal time, Agile process tailoring, Agile analysis and design, Agile product roadmap, Agile user stories and backlog, Agile story maps, Agile progressive elaboration, Agile wireframes, Agile chartering, Agile personas, Agile modeling, Product Quality, Agile frequent verification and validation, Agenda for the session, Agile test first development, Agile acceptance test-driven development, Agile definition of done, Agile continuous integration .


AP 103 Overview Soft skills negotiation

Agile emotional intelligence, Agile collaboration, Agile adaptive leadership, Agile negotiation, Agile conflict resolution, Agile servant leadership, Test (Self evaluation by participants and Anal sis by Instructor), Value-based prioritization, Agile return on investment (ROI), Agile net present value (NPV), Agile internal rate of return (IRR), Agile compliance, Agile customer-valued prioritization, Agile minimally marketable feature (MMF), Agile relative prioritization or ranking, Test (Self evaluation by participants and Analysis by Instructor), Risk Management, Agile risk-adjusted backlog, Agile risk burn down graphs, Agile risk-based spike, Agile Metrics, Agile velocity, Agile velocity, Agile cycle time, Agile earned value management (EVM) for agile projects, Agile escaped defects, Agile Value Stream Analysis, Agile value stream mapping, Agile Flow charts, Agile Spaghetti Diagrams


AP 104 Agile Knowledge and Skills

Active listening, Agile Manifesto values and principles, Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder values, Agile Brainstorming techniques, Building empowered teams, Coaching and mentoring within teams, Agile Communications management, Feedback techniques for product (e.g., prototyping, simulation, demonstrations, evaluations), Incremental delivery, Agile Knowledge sharing, Agile Leadership tools and techniques, Prioritization, Agile Problem-solving strategies, tools, and techniques, Project and quality standards for Agile projects, Stakeholder management, Agile Team motivation, Time, budget, and cost estimation, Building high-performance teams, Agile Business case development, Collocation (geographic proximity)/distributed teams, Agile Continuous improvement processes, Elements of a project charter for an Agile project, Agile Participatory decision models (e.g., input-based, shared collaboration, command), PMI's Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, Process analysis techniques, Self assessment, Value-based analysis, Agile contracting methods, Agile project accounting principles, Applying new Agile practices, Compliance (organization), Control limits for Agile projects, Agile Failure modes and alternatives, Globalization, culture, and team diversity, Agile Innovation games, Principles of systems thinking (e.g., complex adaptive, chaos), Regulatory compliance, Variance and trend analysis, Variations in Agile methods and approaches, Domains in Agile project management, Value-Driven Delivery, Agile Stakeholder Engagement, Boosting Team Performance Practices, Adaptive Planning.