Title:Adopting an Agile Approach to Project Management
PMI Product ID:00101503800
PDU Category:CategoryA
PMP® PDUs:2
PgMP® PDUs:2
Price:$130.00
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Delivery Method:E-Learning (Self-Paced)
Duration:2 Hours
Course Objectives:Would you like to adopt a more agile approach to project management in your company, only you think the change would be too disruptive? Perhaps you believe that Agile is all or nothing, but that's not true. Wise project leaders are able to examine their own situations and determine which agile practices to adopt given the nature of their projects, organizations, and teams. This course provides guidance on how to take steps towards adopting an agile project management approach for those who currently use a traditional, plan-driven methodology. It discusses some common myths and misconceptions about agile development approaches, identifies factors to consider when deciding whether to adopt agile practices and explains the general agile practices that a company may want to adopt. The course provides project leaders with general guidelines on how to develop an agile way of thinking, one of the first steps in transitioning a team. The course also looks at some guidelines for obtaining buy-in from organizational stakeholders so they also embrace agile practices. This course is intended for project managers, program managers, or anyone who wants to efficiently participate in projects that experience frequent change in the project requirements. It is aligned with the Agile Certified Practitioner exam objectives developed by Project Management Institute® and Certified ScrumMaster learning objectives. By the end of the course, you should:

•correct common misconceptions about agile project management
•determine whether your organization should adopt agile practicese
•identify factors to consider when deciding whether to adopt agile practices
•recognize the key principles of agile practices
•determine the best approach to take in adopting agile practices for a project
•recognize the principles behind an agile mindset
•recognize steps for obtaining buy-in from stakeholders to implement agile practices
•communicate with members of a project team that they will be adopting agile practices

Appropriate Audience:Managers and members of project teams who currently use or plan to adopt agile techniques
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Memory: 256 MB minimum, 512 MB recommended
Operating System: Windows 2000, XP or Windows 7 or 8 (This course is not supported on iOS phones and tablets)
Plug-in: Macromedia Flash 10 or higher plug-in
Processor: Pentium II 300 minimum, Pentium III recommended
Speakers: Multimedia speakers or headphones
Course Level:Intermediate
  
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