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Agile Project Management

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Agile Project Management


Course Details

The Agile Project Management course gives the basics of Agile with emphasis on the Scrum style. This course also gives the student a working understanding of how the philosophies and principles of Agile are used in successful projects. This course is intended for project professionals who are either using Agile principles in their work or wish to include the principles, tools and techniques in the future.

Agile management refers to an iterative, incremental method of managing ‘design and build’ activities of engineering, information technology and other business areas that aim to provide new product or service development in a highly flexible and interactive manner.

This course includes the following features:

  • Instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations to develop your skills based on real-world scenarios.
  • Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
  • FlashCards and Education Games are also provided throughout the course.
  • You can also interact and collaborate with other students through our forums, student contributions and announcement features.
Who should complete this Agile Project Management course?
  • Business Project Managers: Ideal for managers overseeing projects in dynamic and flexible environments. Agile methodologies, especially Scrum, are crucial in today’s fast-paced business world. A report by VersionOne noted that 71% of companies are using Agile approaches frequently or always, highlighting its significance in contemporary project management.
  • IT Project Managers: Suitable for those in IT where Agile is extensively used. The iterative and incremental approach of Agile is pivotal in managing IT projects, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaborative effort. According to the Project Management Institute, 37% of IT projects use Agile methodologies.
  • Project Leaders in Design and Engineering: The course is beneficial for leaders in fields like engineering and design, where Agile’s flexibility is key for managing ‘design and build’ activities. Agile’s adaptability in handling complex project requirements makes it invaluable in these sectors.
  • Aspiring or Newly Appointed Project Managers: This course is a starting point for individuals aiming to enter the field of project management or those newly appointed to project management roles. The foundational knowledge in Agile principles can set the stage for more advanced responsibilities and roles.
  • Professionals in Software Development and Product Management: Agile is highly relevant in software development and product management, where rapid iteration and customer feedback are vital. Professionals in these areas can leverage Agile methodologies to improve team performance and project outcomes​​​​​​.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • There are no entry requirements to complete this course
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Topics covered in this Agile Project Management course
  • Module 1 – What Is Agile
  • Module 2 – Projects And Project Management
  • Module 3 – Agile And Scrum
  • Module 4 – Common Scrum Terminology
  • Module 5 – Other Iterative Methods
  • Module 6 – Using Agile Outside Software Development
  • Module 7 – Case Studies Of Transitioning To Agile
  • Module 8 – Critique Of Agile
  • Module 9 – Review Of Agile
  • Once you successfully pass the programme(s), you will be able to download a CMIT Digital Certificate of Completion. This can be accessed via the Progress Reports section located on the top right side of your eLearning platform.

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