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Agile & Scrum Project Management Training and Certification Program

4237 Learners

Agile & Scrum Certification Course

Course Overview

This Agile and Scrum Project Management Traning and Certification program covers all the major topics needed to understand and master agile project management. The program begins by providing key foundational knowledge and then gradually builds on this knowledge to delve into core agile techniques and practices. This certification program will enable you to create and foster your own agile environment by

  • understanding key foundations of agile project management
  • building high-performing teams
  • implementing a new leadership style and lean practices
  • transforming existing collaboration workflows and techniques
  • covers all topics for the PMI-ACP® exam preparation

Course instructional design by: Dr. L. Jno Baptiste EdD, Central Michigan University (CMU), University of Toronto (UofT)

Accreditation and Recognition: Agile Courses powered by Vocalmeet® has been reviewed and approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI®), one of the leading organizations for agile project management.

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We are trusted by governments, non-profits and educational organizations to help train and certify millions of individuals across all sectors, including retail, health care, engineering, legal etc.

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$199

 

$99 Limited Time Only

Benefits:

  • 100% Online & Self-paced
  • About 15 hours of learning content, including high quality videos, quizzes and downloadable PDFs
  • Access to course materials
  • Access to graded materials
  • Earn a shareable course Certificate
  • Over 250 additional practice questions for your own knowledge assessment and for your optional PMI ACP® exam preparation

Learn New Techniques

Gain a deep understanding of the principles and practices of agile project management.

Apply Sophisticated Tools

Learn to coordinate all aspects of the agile development process by using the latest agile tools.
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Increase Team Effectiveness

Understand how to run development sprints, manage teams, and foster a culture of continuous improvement.

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Course Overview

Agile has gone mainstream and the movement towards agile adoption shows no signs of slowing down. Organizations worldwide continue to advocate for the the adoption of agile techniques in order to deal with rapid organizational and technology changes. Although traditional project management methodologies have been the standard for many years, the continued pace of change means that project managers and organizations alike need to adopt new ways of developing and implementing projects.
Effectively implementing agile practices requires a paradigm shift including a new mindset and new techniques. This course covers all the major topics needed to understand and master agile project management. The course begins by providing key foundational knowledge and then gradually builds on this knowledge to delve into core agile techniques and practices.

It also covers all the topics needed to prepare for the PMI-ACP® Certification with over 250 knowledge and practice questions.

What You Will Learn

  • Comprehensive understanding of best practices for working in agile teams and leading agile teams
  • Understanding of how to develop an agile mindset and the benefits of a collective mindset as part of an embedded team
  • In depth understanding of various agile frameworks and various techniques and practices of different frameworks
  • Understanding of agile management vs. waterfall management
  • Understanding of Minimum Viable Products and how to bring value to the customer through continuous improvement
  • Understanding of how to utilize agile techniques to manage a project’s scope, timeline and budget
  • Understanding of the role of iterations and how to develop in iterations
  • Understanding of velocity and how to utilize real metrics to ensure continuous development and delivery
  • Knowledge of in depth strategies for responding to change and delivering success even on difficult projects
  • Knowledge of key mistakes to avoid when transitioning to agile
  • Covers the topics needed to prepare for the PMI-ACP® Certification with over 250 optional knowledge and practice questions

Course Outline (15 Modules)

Module 1 – Introduction (17:50)

  1. History of Agile - (CLICK HERE FOR PREVIEW) (1:54)
  2. Definition of Agile
  3. Agile Manifesto

Module 2 – High-Performing Teams (43:03)

  1. Phases of Team Development - (CLICK HERE FOR PREVIEW) (7:07)
  2. Phases of Team Development
  3. Cross-Functional Teams
  4. Knowledge Sharing & Agile Teams
  5. Physical & Virtual Colocation
  6. Distributed Teams & Strengths of Diversity in Teams
  7. Divergent & Convergent Thinking
  8. Osmotic Communication & Information Radiators
  9. Characteristics of Agile Teams
  10. Conflict Resolution & Negotiation
  11. Progress-Interrupting Pitfalls
  12. System Thinking

Module 3 – Agile Leadership (24:32)

  1. Servant & Adaptive Leadership - (CLICK HERE FOR PREVIEW) (6:53)
  2. Key Functions of Agile Leadership
  3. 5 Power Words of Agile
  4. Introduction to Kaizen

Module 4 – Traditional/Waterfall Project Management

  1. Traditional/Waterfall Project Management
  2. Steps in Waterfall Project Management & Waterfall Process Group

Module 5 – Scrum

  1. The Three Roles in Scrum
  2. The Product Vision
  3. Minimum Viable Product (MVP) & the Product Backlog
  4. Increments in Scrum (Sprints)
  5. Iteration Review & Retrospective

Module 6 – Kanban

  1. Kanban
  2. Kanban Boards
  3. Core Principles of Kanban, Kanban Values, and Kanban Practices
  4. Work in Progress (WIP)
  5. Differences and Similarities between Kanban and Scrum

Module 7 – Other Agile Frameworks

  1. Pair Programming & the Benefits of Peer Programming
  2. Dynamic System Development Method
  3. Feature-Driven Development and Adaptive Software Development
  4. Lean and the 3 M’s of Lean
  5. Crystal Family
  6. Test-Driven Development

Module 8 – User Stories

  1. Definition of User Stories
  2. INVEST Criteria
  3. Personas, Acceptance Criteria & the Definition of Ready
  4. Definition of Done
  5. Story Splitting

Module 9 – Procurement

  1. Definition of Procurement
  2. How to Establish Needs and Choose a Vendor
  3. Items involved when Procuring Services
  4. Drafting a Contract
  5. How Procurement Can Vary from Company to Company
  6. Incorporating the Vendor and Company Teams
  7. How to Deal with the End of a Contract

Module 10 – Agile Planning

  1. Traditional Planning Vs. Agile Planning
  2. Emergent Design
  3. The Six Levels of Agile Planning
  4. Techniques and Practices that Aid Planning ins Agile
  5. Kaizen Revisitation

Module 11 – Agile Estimation

  1. Traditional Estimation Methods Vs. Agile Estimation Methods
  2. Ideal Time
  3. Rolling-Wave Planning
  4. Empirical Process Control
  5. Continuous improvement and Decomposition
  6. Story Points, Affinity Estimation, Planning Poker, Spikes, Slacks, Story Cycle Time, and Velocity
  7. Delphi Technique and Wideband Delphi Technique
  8. Relative Estimation and T-Shirt Sizing
  9. Value Stream Mapping
  10. The Kano Model
  11. The Voice of the Customer
  12. The Kano Model’s Five Customer Requirement Categories
  13. The Kano Graph

Module 12 – Risk and Scope Management

  1. Agile Tools and Strategies for Dealing with Risk Management
  2. Risk-Adusted Backlogs, Risk Registers, Risk Burn-Down Charts, & Risk-Based Spikes
  3. Architecture and Architecture Spikes
  4. Pre-mortems
  5. Earned Value and Earned Value Methods
  6. Variance and Trend Analysis
  7. Control Limits and the Definition of KPI
  8. Tools and Techniques to Manage Scope

Module 13 – Testing

  1. Traditional Testing Vs. Agile Testing
  2. Automated Testing
  3. Test-Driven Development and Acceptance Test-Driven Development
  4. Exploratory Testing
  5. Scripted Vs. Non-Scripted Testing
  6. Defect, Defect Rate, and Feedback
  7. Feedback Methods
  8. Five Whys and the Fishbone Diagram
  9. Acceptance Testing

Module 14 – Product Release

  1. Product Release Sprints
  2. Product Development Vs. Product Maintenance and Support
  3. Preparation for Release
  4. Technical Documentation and User Documentation
  5. Support Sprints

Module 15 – Scaling Agile Part 1

  1. Scaling Agile
  2. Vertical Slicing and Horizontal Slicing
  3. Scrum of Scrums
  4. Scrum at Scale
  5. Scrum of Scrum of Scrums
  6. Executive Action Teams
  7. Meta Scrums and Executive Meta Scrums
  8. Chief Product Owner
  9. LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum)
  10. Communities of Practice (CoPs)
  11. SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework)

Module 15 – Scailing Agile Part 2

  1. Nexus
  2. Nexus Tools and Techniques

FAQ

Prerequirements

  • Some understanding of agile techniques and practices may be advantageous but is not mandatory.

Who should enroll?

  • Project managers
  • Program managers
  • Agile Practitioners
  • Business Analysts
  • Software Developers
  • Quality Assurance/Testers
  • IT managers/directors
  • Business leaders (including team leads, managers, directors)
  • Software architects

How can I see a preview of the course content?

We added three preview videos to the Course Outline section above. Each is embedded into a longer module. For your convience, please find below the preview videos and its corresponding modules.

 

Module 1 – Introduction (17:50)

  1. History of Agile (1:54)
  2. Definition of Agile

Module 2 – High-Performing Teams (43:03)

  1. Phases of Team Development (7:07)
  2. Phases of Team Development

Module 3 – Agile Leadership (24:32)

  1. Servant & Adaptive Leadership (6:53)
  2. Key Functions of Agile Leadership


Module 4 -15

listed above in Course Outline

 

How long do l have access to the course?

Course access will be available for 365 days upon successful course purchase.

What is the cost of the course? What's included?

Our mission is to promote the advancement of project management throughout society and to equip a wide range of project managers with the knowledge and skills needed for successful project implementation in a digital age.
Therefore, the cost is $199, one time charge with a limited time offer for currently $99 using coupon “99only”. The cost is for the entire course and includes all 15 modules.
Similar courses from other providers with comparable content quality rank at $400 and more.

If you are interested in group discounts or custom access, please contact us.

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