Introduction to Agile Project Management

Duration: 2 Days
Delivery methods:   Classroom, Virtual Learning, Onsite Event
Price per delegate: $1,250.00
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Course Description

By the end of the day, delegates will have a clear understanding of what is involved in the successful delivery of an Agile project. They will be able to explain what each of the key aspects of Agile project management is and why they are important within the context of successful project delivery.

During each of these sessions, delegates will be provided with guidance to apply the key concepts and tools to support the delivery of their projects effectively.

The course is supported by group and individual activities and exercises.



Performance Based Objectives

By the end of the day delegates will be able to explain:

  • The principles of Agile
  • The benefits of applying an Agile approach to projects
  • The key elements of several Agile approaches
  • Agile roles and responsibilities
  • Prioritisation of requirements on an Agile project
  • Managing risk on an Agile project

Course Content

What is Agile?

  • History of Agile
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile methodology
  • Agile approaches

Differences from Waterfall/traditional approach

  • Waterfall vs Agile

Project variables
Benefits of Agile
Agile Principles
5 key behaviours
Agile roles

  • Agile roles vs traditional Project management roles

What is Scrum?

  • Scrum Roles - overview
  • Sprints
  • Daily Scrum
  • Burn up and Burn down charts
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective


  • Artefacts needed
  • Taking user stories to tasks

Agile - Defining Requirements

  • Levels of requirements
  • Epics
  • User stories

MoSCoW Prioritisation

  • MoSCoW Relating to a Specific Timeframe
  • Making MoSCoW Work

Kanban overview

  • Kanban 6 core practices
  • What should be on a Kanban board?
  • Kanban-type software

Lean Start-up overview

  • Core concepts

DSDM overview

  • Philosophy
  • The 8 DSDM Principles
  • Principles – Agile PM Top Tips
  • The DSDM Process
  • Pre-Project
  • Feasibility
  • Foundations
  • Evolutionary Development
  • Timeboxes
  • Deployment
  • Post-Project

DSDM Roles and Responsibilities
DSDM Planning and Control

  • Products
  • Managing Risk

Risk – Agile PM Top Tips
Extreme Programming (XP)

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