Aims & Objectives

Our Agile Project Management course teaches you the key principles of agile project management and a range of tools to take away and apply to your projects.

Delivering projects in today’s constantly changing and uncertain environment can be challenging. Agile project management is the answer because agile approaches are adaptable. They help project managers to work effectively with multiple project teams, collaborate with customers and enable projects to deliver business value quickly to the organisation.

This course is for managers new to project management or those with no formal training or practical experience. Also ideal for experienced project managers who are looking for a solid understanding of the fundamentals of agile project management.

What will I learn?

What is a project?

  • The characteristics of a project.
  • The role of a project manager.
  • What projects are trying to achieve.

Introduction to agile project management

  • Traditional project management.
  • Benefits and weaknesses of traditional project management.
  • The agile manifesto
  • Characteristics of agile projects.
  • The benefits and weaknesses of agile project management?

The principles of agile project management

  • Customer collaboration over contract negotiation.
  • Individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
  • Working products over comprehensive documentation.
  • Responding to change over following a plan.

The agile project manager’s tool box

  • Product and sprint backlogs.
  • Epics and user stories.
  • Sprint planning and planning poker.
  • Stand-up meetings.
  • Kanban boards.
  • Information radiators and big visual charts.
  • The scrum master.
  • The product owner.

An overview of agile methodologies

  • Scrum.
  • DSDM.
  • PRINCE2 Agile.
  • PMI Agile Approach.
  • Kanban.

Taking the next step

  • Measure the agility of your projects.
  • Create a roadmap for implementing agile approaches.
  • Post course action plans.

How We Deliver

We currently deliver all training online to comply with the Government's guidelines.

Online training works well for businesses whose staff are mainly working from home.

It allows us to train all of your staff with the same training needs at the same time. Your people simply log on from home, using details provided in advance by our team.

Choose from Watch and Learn sessions for larger groups or interactive hands on sessions for smaller groups.

When permitted we also offer face to face training at your offices.

All sessions can be customised to a half day or 90 minute sprint session and tailored to fit your needs, covering the topic(s) within a course that are most important to your business.

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