Agile Project Manager

Want to learn our agile project management course in London and understand why it is a popular methodology preferred by businesses, this two day course will teach you some popular agile methodologies like Kanban, Scrum, XP, Lean, TDD, DSDM, and others. You also learn to apply agile in a full software life cycle, understand how to develop a product vision, gather requirements, write user stories, estimate and prioritise user stories. You also learn how to monitor iterations using EVM, Burn-down charts, and task boards; the agile type of risk monitoring using risk Burn-down charts, reporting issues using defect charts and communicating with stakeholders.

This training is packaged for candidates, who aspire to drive innovation, with the use of agile methodology in a  full software life cycle. It teaches students how to start an agile delivery right from it’s inception to completion with all the necessary tools.

This is a two day weekday (evenings) classroom-based training with full of demonstrations and  examples.

Class 1:

 

  • Introduction to the PMO environment
  • PRINCE 2 Definition of Project
  • Five Project Characteristics
  • Six Project Variables
  • Lunching your Project
  • Apply a Project Framework (PRINCE 2, SCRUM)
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGY
  • PRINCE 2
  • Four integrated Elements of PRINCE2
  • The Seven PRINCE2 Principles
  • The Seven PRINCE2 Themes
  • The Seven PRINCE2 Processes
  • How does it apply?
  • Establish Roles and Responsibilities within the project environment
  • PLANING
  • RACI Management
  • RAID LOGS
  • (RAG STATUS)
  • Reporting
  • Manage in Stages
  • Create Stage Boundaries
  • Stage Deliverables
  • Stage Highlight Reports
  • Approval and Progression
  • Lesson Learned

Class 2: 

 

  • Business Analysis
  • Business Case
  • Feasibility Study
  • Requirements
  • One-on-one interviews
  • Facilitated sessions (Workshops)
  • Questionnaires
  • Prototyping
  • Use cases
  • Brainstorming
  • Types of Requirement
  • Functional
  • Non-Functional
  • Deliverables
  • Prioritize user requirements – MOSCOW
  • Organizational Structure
  • Process Mapping
  • Communication Structure
  • Change Management
  • Types of Change
  • Change within a controlled Environment
  • Change Management Tool
  • Impact Assessment
  • Quality Assurance
  • The PMO environment
  • Conclusion

Class 3: 

 

  • An Introduction to Agile (Scrum)
  • Characteristics OF SCRUM
  • The Agile Manifesto–a statement of values
  • Scrum
  • Putting it all together
  • Sprints
  • Scrum framework
  • Product owner
  • The Scrum Master
  • The team
  • Sprint planning
  • The daily scrum
  • Parameters
  • The sprint review
  • Sprint retrospective
  • Scrum framework
  • Product backlog
    • The sprint goal
  • Managing the sprint backlog
    • A sprint burndown chart
  • Scalability
    • Factors in scaling
  • Scrum of scrums of scrums

Class 4: 

 

  • Template Review

Class 5:

 

  • Understanding Business Analysis
  • Definition what it is and what it’s not
  • Defining the ‘As is’ Process
    • How do you do it
  • Defining the ‘To Be’ Process
    • How do you do it
  • Gap Analysis
    • How does it work
  • Understanding the requirement engineering process.
  • Elicitation (Featuring the demonstration of practical requirement elicitation techniques).
  • Analysis
  • Validation
  • Documentation Management
  • A breakdown of Strategic, Tactical and Transitional requirement
  • The Tripartite view of Tactical requirements
    • User Interface (UI) view
    • Core User view
    • Process based view
  • Case Study

Class 6:

 

  • Understanding Process Maps
    • How to construct a Process Map
    • Determining Process Boundaries
    • Process Maps Sequences and Steps
    • Process Maps Symbols
  • Case Study
    • Mapping the Processes from Requirement gathering in Class 5
    • Checking Process Map for completeness

Class 7:

 

  • Understanding Data Flow Model
    • Definition and illustration
    • Data Flow Rules and Tip
    • Data Flow Symbols and its meanings
      • Processes
      • Data Store
      • Data flows
      • Entities
      • Data Flow notations
        • Yourdon & Coad
        • Gane & Sarson
      • Levels in Data Flow Diagram
        • Level 0 (With Examples)
        • Level 1 (With Examples)
        • Level 2 (With Examples)
  • Case Study
  • Building Data flow model from requirements from Class 5 & 6

Class 8:

 

  • Writing Acceptance Criteria.
    • Defining acceptance criteria.
    • How to write acceptance criteria’s.
      • Rules Oriented.
      • Scenario Oriented.
      • User Interface (UI) requirements.
        • Low-fidelity Wireframing.
      • User Stories.
      • Acceptance Criteria.
  • Case Study
  • Writing up acceptance criteria for requirements from class 6.
  • Understanding JIRA.
  • Getting Requirements and acceptance criteria into JIRA.

Class 9 (online):

 

  • Software for Tracking Delivery (Part 1 – A practical Class)
    • Bit-bucket
    • Trello Board
    • Trello and Bit bucket integration
    • Inviting guest to view and make changes to your board
    • Updating your board and making changes

Class 10 (online):

 

  • Software for Tracking Delivery (Part 2 – continuation from class 9)Getting requirements on the Trello board
    • Building Product backlog and Sprint backlogs in Trello
    • Raising and tracking issues using Bit-bucket
    • Issues and requirement prioritization on Trello and bit-bucket

Class 11 (online):

 

  • Revision of class 9 and class 10

The course will guide candidates on  how to facilitate and be responsible for mechanics of software delivery, driving quality, continuous improvement and  also building a happy, empowered and passionate cross functional teams. 

  • Scrum Master
  • Product Owner
  • Agile Coach
  • Agile delivery Manager
  • Agile Project Manager
  • Title

    Agile Project Manager

  • Type

    Training Workshop

  • For

    2 Evenings (6pm – 8pm)

  • Course Fees

    £1,539  VAT Inc.

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