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Intro to Agile 2019 VIRTUAL 1 Day

Introduction to Agile Project Management

August 30, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

This one day course is for project and program managers and software development professionals who are considering implementing Agile project management methodologies, or for organizations where additional Agile project management education is needed. Participants will be introduced to the basic methods, tools, techniques, terminology, and rationale (justification) for deploying Agile project management.

We will review the Agile project management life cycle, the most common Agile methodologies in use today, and the mainstream Agile tools used by the Agile practitioner. Agile stakeholder roles and responsibilities will be defined, and we will review the characteristics of a successful Agile team. An overview of tools and techniques will include Agile charts, prioritization schemes, estimating techniques and how Agile enhances the communication and feedback loops on project management teams.

Class Outline

Morning (9:00 am – Noon)

  • General Information and Introductions
  • What is Agile?
  • When to use Agile?
  • Traditional Project Management (Waterfall) vs Agile Project Management
  • Agile Community Values (4 Values) and the Agile Manifesto (12 Principles)
  • Agile Project Management Life Cycle (and) Terminology
  • Agile Terminology
  • 20 minute break-out Exercise (Project Methodology Selection)
  • Agile and the Participants and Roles

Lunch – (Noon – 1 pm)

Afternoon (1 pm – 4 pm)

  • Key Agile Tools (Charts: Burndown, Burnup, Velocity and Information Radiator)
  • Popular Agile Methodologies (Scrum, XP and Crystal)
  • 15 minute Exercise (Multi-tasking vs Sequential Execution)
  • Lean
  • Seven Agile Domains (High-level Overview)
  • Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Value-driven Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Team Performance
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Continues Improvement
  • Agile Certification (PMI-ACP) Overview

Special Instructions:

Cancellations will only result in a refund if made 48 hours or more to the start of the event.

PDUs Available: 

7.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

Talent Triangle Category: 

Technical

 About The Speaker

Mark McGreevy, PMP, PMI-ACP

Project Management Training, LLC

Senior Instructor

Mark has 25 years of industry experience in project, portfolio and program management. His career background includes employment at United Airlines, Exxon USA, T. Rowe Price, Chevy Chase Bank, and Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab.

Mark earned his PMP in 2006 and his PMI-ACP in 2016. He has an MBA in Management Information Systems and an undergraduate degree in Aerospace Electronics.

Mark has been teaching project management classes for over eight years and has taught for the PMI Baltimore Chapter (PMIBC), the Washington, DC Chapter (PMIWDC), as well as a variety of PMP and ACP exam prep providers and corporate clients. His teaching experience includes both PMP and ACP (Agile) exam prep. He has consistently received excellent student feedback on his engaging teaching style, well-structured course content, expert knowledge, and interactive work group techniques. He has received countless letters of appreciation from students who have taken his courses.

Mark has been an active PMIBC Chapter member and volunteer for the past 12 years, and has taught PMP Prep classes for the chapter membership for the past 8 years.

Mark is a resident of Maryland, and he currently lives in Elkridge with his wife and two children.

Event Date: 08-30-2019 9:00 am

Class cost is  $400. Group Discounts available by contacting Debra Patterson, VP Education at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
*All Rates and Fees are subject to change without notice. Payment is due at time of registration.  Registration closes August 27, 2019. 
PMI is registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Event Properties

Event Date 08-30-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 08-30-2019 4:00 am
Cut off date 08-27-2019
Individual Price $400.00