The Agile Project Manager Course
Description: This 2-day course teaches the foundations of Agile ceremonies in multiple agile methodologies from a project management perspective. You will learn project management approaches, techniques and skills that can be applied in Scrum or hybrid environments. This highly interactive course will utilize exercises, in-depth discussions, and workshops in an Agile setting. This course starts from a business case or project charter, breaks that business case or project charter into smaller more agile projects or sprints, elaborate on multiple team structures, manage and integrate projects that are utilizing different methodologies, and communicating meaningful status metrics.
CDU/PDU: Earn 14 CDU/PDU for both IIBA and PMI certification
Perquisites: We recommend the Introduction to Business Analysis course or equivalent experience.
Intended Audience: Project managers of various experience levels that wish to learn more about Agile and approaches to managing projects with multiple methodologies.
Understand Agile ceremonies, artifacts, and structure for Scrum, Kanban, SAFE Agile, and hybrid methodologies
Understand roles, responsibilities, and organizational hierarchy approaches to teams
Understanding the concept of experiential learning and how to use it to fail fast and fail safe
Levels of command and control
Program Management: Approaches to managing multiple types of Agile simultaneously
Managing the constraints of Scope, Schedule, Cost, Resource, Risk, Change, Communication, Quality Management, and Contracting
Agile Ceremonies, Artifacts, and Structure
Understanding Team Member Roles
Quality and Testing
Business and System Architects
Organizational Hierarchy Approaches and Team Structures
Approaches to Project Leadership in Different Team Structures
Fail Fast – Fail Safe
Why Experiential Learning is the Corner Stone to Agile
Harness the Concept of Fail Fast
Fail Safe Approaches to Reduce Risk
Levels of Command and Control
Working with Multiple Types of Projects Simultaneously
Break a Business Case into Multiple Projects
Establishing Reporting Metrics
Project Management for Agile
Schedule Management Approaches
Cost Management Approaches
Resource Contingency and Management
Risk Mitigation and Management
Communication – Meaningful Reporting Metrics
Quality Planning and Management
Contracting – Software and Services Acquisition
The Uncommon League is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider. This course is aligned with the BABOK 3.0.
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Public Course Instructor - Paul has over 20 years of experience with global projects in the finance, insurance, state government, manufacturing and non-profit sectors as a business analyst and project manager. Paul served as President for the IIBA Minneapolis St Paul Chapter. Mr. Crosby has presented and lead workshops at several conferences including BA World Toronto, BA World Chicago, BA World Washington, BA World Vancouver, BA World New York, BA World Atlanta, IIBA Minneapolis-St Paul Chapter Meetings, Minnesota Government IT Symposium and Mind Surf Conference on the topics of Strategic Business Analysis, Leadership, Process Improvement, Kaizen for the BA, Strategic Enterprise Analysis, Project Management for the BA and Portfolio Management. Mr. Crosby is currently the CFO - Chief Paper Pusher for The League of Analysts Inc, a partner and founder of Bob the BA.