Preparation for Certified Agile Practitioner
in Project Management
This course is based on individual and group exercises that aim to help participants learn all the key activities of agile project management. The course relies on the use of case studies and presentations by participants, followed by group discussions, as well as a pre- and post-course level assessment.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the framework of agile project management, processes, methodologies, and agile mindset in accordance with the Project Management Institute (PMI) standards.
- Apply a value-driven approach in agile projects.
- Engage stakeholders in agile projects through interactive communication.
- Explain the roles and responsibilities of each team member and build a high-performance agile team.
- Implement adaptive planning in agile projects, enabling the team to effectively respond to changes.
- Identify and manage problems and risks in agile projects and determine the best approach to solve them.
- Integrate continuous improvement in agile projects through process analysis and adaptation.
- Prepare for the PMI-ACP certification exam.
Employees who wish to deepen their knowledge in agile project management. The course is also designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of practices, tools, and techniques used to effectively respond to changes within the framework of agile projects.
- Agility principles and mindset.
- Core principles of agile project management.
- Agile project manifesto: The four values.
- Traditional project management vs. agile.
- Agile methodologies:
- Extreme Programming (XP).
- Lean product development.
- Agile leadership.
- Value-driven delivery.
- Value assessment.
- Backlog planning:
- Monopoly game money.
- Dot voting.
- Kano analysis.
- Minimum viable product.
- Agile contracting.
- Test-driven development.
- Stakeholder engagement.
- Stakeholder modeling.
- Wireframe diagramming.
- Stakeholder communication.
- Utilizing essential interpersonal skills.
- Team performance.
- Agile team roles.
- Building and maintaining high-performance teams.
- Team development models.
- Training and mentoring.
- Creating collaborative workspaces.
- Distributed teams.
- Team performance tracking.
- Adaptive planning.
- Progressive elaboration of plans.
- Value-driven analysis process.
- User story backlog.
- Size estimation tools for high-level planning: Affinity estimating and t-shirt sizing.
- Story mapping.
- Product roadmap.
- Release and iteration planning.
- Problem understanding process.
- Work cycle estimation, unfinished work, and productivity.
- Threat and issue management.
- Continuous improvement.
- Process adaptation on demand.
- Value stream identification.
- Retrospective evaluation.