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Agile Project Management Methodologies

National Business Training - Computer Training

Course Summary

This two-day course provides both the practice and the theory of planning and managing agile projects using methodologies such as scrum, XP (eXtreme Programming), and lean project management methodologies.

Course Schedule

    • This course is not currently scheduled. Call 919-595-8200 or email for dates or private training.
  • S - ScheduledGTR - Guaranteed to Run

Course Outline

1 – Core Agile Concepts

  • Core Agile Concepts Overview
  • Traditional Project Management Methodologies
  • Drawbacks of Waterfall Methodologies
  • Agile Approach
  • Agile and Traditional Project Management
  • Choice of Methodologies/Frameworks
  • Importance of All Stakeholders Sharing an Agile Perspective


2 – The Agile Manifesto

  • The Agile Manifesto Overview
  • Manifesto Contributors
  • Manifesto Values
  • Manifesto Principles


3 – Scrum Methodology Elements and Terminology

  • Scrum Methodology Elements and Terminology Overview
  • Project (Product; Release) Initiation
  • Scrum Planning
  • Scrum Sprint Planning and Executing


4 – Project Initiation

  • Project Initiation Overview
  • Determine Project Justifications and Metrics
  • Provide Value-Driven Delivery
  • Write Project Vision Statement
  • Create Project Charter
  • Identify Stakeholders and Leader/Coach
  • Form Project Team


5 – Scrum Teams and Team Space

  • Agile Teams and Team Space Overview
  • Scrum Master/Coach
  • Product Owner/Customer
  • Team Members/Developers (XP)
  • Team Space
  • Physical Space Recommendations


6 – Scrum Planning

  • Agile Planning Overview
  • Develop Epics and Stories
  • Create Stories
  • Non-Customer Facing Stories
  • Personas and Extreme Personas
  • Story Maps
  • Estimating Stories
  • Prioritizing Stories
  • Create Product Backlog
  • Create Product Roadmap
  • Conduct Release Planning
  • Create Parking Lot


7 – Sprints

  • Iterations/Sprints Overview
  • Velocity Determination
  • Iteration Planning Meeting
  • Iteration Planning Guidelines
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Daily Standup Meetings
  • Progress Tracking
  • Velocity Tracking
  • Monitoring and Controlling: Burndown and Burnup Charts, Cumulative Flow Diagrams, and Kanban Charts
  • Communicating Information
  • Backlog Grooming
  • Sprint Reviews
  • Closing: Sprint, Release, and Product Retrospectives
  • Closing: releasing resources, final reports, archiving documents

8 – Other Agile Principles and Best Practices

  • XP Principles and Best Practices
  • Lean Software Development Principles and Best Practices
  • Lean-Agile Software Development Portfolio Management
  • Incorporating Scrum and Agile Practices into the Organization


Target Audience

Scrum Masters (coaches), Product Owners (customers), and team members.


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