American Management Association

Available dates

Dec 9—11, 2019
USD 1495
Dec 17—18, 2019
2 days
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
USD 1495
USD 747 per day


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About the course

Learn advanced project management skills to help you deliver what your customers want faster and with better quality than ever before! In this Agile Project Management training course, you will learn advanced project management skills to help you, the servant leader of your agile teams, enable your team(s) to deliver what your customers want faster and with better quality than ever before! This is an advanced course for those who are already familiar with agile methodologies who wish to take their skills in project management for agile teams to the next level. All of the agile project management practices in this course are documented and cross referenced as part of the course materials — allowing you to continue your study after the course!

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand agile project management principles and practices that will transform team performance and improve customer satisfaction
  • Learn techniques to develop teams into high-performance agile teams
  • Gain powerful agile project management skills using agile estimating techniques that will allow you to derive estimates quickly and more accurately and aid you in iteration and release planning
  • Learn how to establish and communicate appropriate expectations for your agile team, including roles, responsibilities and accountability

What You Will Cover

The Reality of Agile Projects

  • Taking an agile view
  • Tolerating ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Understanding where traditional practices fall short

Managing Constraints

  • Strategically leveraging constraints
  • Managing tradeoffs to enhance quality
  • Managing risk
  • Managing budget, vendors and contracts

Understanding Agile Team Performance and Metrics

  • Measuring team performance
  • Team productivity metrics
  • Determining the health of the project

Establishing and Empowering Teams

  • Establishing effective teams
  • Work with project and team charters and working agreements
  • Creating an empowered team
  • Servant leadership and building trust
  • Developing team members and managing resources

Maximizing Value and Agile Planning & Estimating

  • Gain an understanding of adaptive planning
  • Learn how to leverage your plan to deliver quality and value
  • Learn how much to invest up front
  • Understand progressive elaboration
  • Learn continuous planning, collaboration and transparency of estimation
  • Review estimating and estimation techniques for an agile team
  • Iteration and release planning estimation

Communication and Collaboration

  • Creating stakeholder engagement

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