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Agile For Practitioners (Self-paced)​

Understand various Agile frameworks and learn to create a product backlog and user stories

Course Summary

The Agile For Practitioners course is a self-paced online course that will teach you the Agile Values and Principles, the most popular agile frameworks including Kanban and Scrum and how to apply agile practices and techniques to make sure your next project succeeds.

This course qualifies as 24 PDUs or education contact hours for the Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam. Note that in order to sit for the PMI-ACP® exam, students must meet additional requirements set forth by PMI that can be found on their website.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Agile and a Comparison of Traditional and Agile Ways of Working​
  • Benefits of Agile and Popular Agile Frameworks and Methods
  • Planning Agile Projects
  • Exploring Scrum and High-Performing Teams
  • Working Together as an Agile Team
  • Miscellaneous Agile Topics and the PMI-ACP Exam

Key Learning Outcomes

Following this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain various Agile frameworks and why they are used—including Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban
  2. Use Scrum framework to develop a new product
  3. Create a product backlog and user stories
  4. Create Agile communications tools that create transparency and stakeholder trust
  5. Demonstrate how teams drive business value using product backlogs
  6. Contrast Agile Planning with traditional ways of planning projects
  7. Understand how to establish an Agile team and help encourage high-performance
  8. Apply agile approaches to manage project scope, schedule, budget and quality
  9. Understand the knowledge and experience requirements necessary to apply for and pass the PMI-ACP® certification exam

Benefits of Self-Paced Training

  • Start whenever you want
  • Work at your own pace and at times convenient to your schedule 
  • PMI members may claim 24 PDUs

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Who Should Attend

This course is intended for agile team members, PMO leaders, project managers and leaders who need an in-depth understanding of Agile frameworks and practices or who are seeking the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) certification.

  • Agile Team Members
  • PMO Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Leaders

Looking for a Group Rate for Online Training?

Groups get all the benefits of in-person training while working at their own pace:

  • Everyone hears the same message and learns common Agile & Scrum terminology
  • Online training allows everyone to take the training on their own schedule
  • Group rates are extended for groups as small as 5
  • Larger groups get a weekly touchpoint with a live instructor

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Lakecia Whimper

“I love the hands-on experience through the various exercises. I would recommend this course considering that I have not been trained in Project Management or Agile but recently promoted to this role, this course was helpful in providing a good foundation”

Lakecia Whimper – Technology Project Manager

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