Agile Project Management

  • 5 Courses | 4h 19m 58s
  • 11 Books | 42h 39m
  • 5 Audiobooks | 20h 20m 31s
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Agile is increasingly being used as a flexible, collaborative methodology. Learn about Agile and how you can apply it on your projects.

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Agile Principles and Methodologies
Agile projects use short work iterations and incremental development of products that focus on business priorities and customer value. In this course, you'll learn about Agile concepts that are fundamental when managing projects, including the eight Agile values and twelve Agile principles. This course also covers the five phases of the Agile project management model, and introduces you to the most common Agile methodologies and frameworks. Finally, this course introduces key activities for managing Agile projects, including creating a product vision and project charter, and best contract and documentation types. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
11 videos | 52m
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Agile Project Planning
Properly estimating and prioritizing project requirements is critical when planning projects. When managing Agile projects, you need to be able to map out the work necessary for your product release. In this course, you'll learn about vital Agile planning activities including creating personas and wireframing. This course also covers the most common Agile estimation techniques used when managing projects such as story points, wideband Delphi, and affinity estimation. This course also covers requirements prioritization methods and other Agile project management activities you perform when completing your release plan. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
11 videos | 52m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Project Scheduling and Monitoring
Wouldn't it be great if projects managed themselves once you got them started? But this isn't the case. Successful Agile project management involves adequate scheduling and monitoring, which helps identify any adjustments that need to be made, and ensures effective time management. In this course, you'll learn about managing projects with Agile project scheduling activities like setting work in progress limits and implementing project buffers. This course also covers recommended project time management processes for monitoring and tracking progress at both the iteration and project levels. This course also introduces you to key risk management and product quality, testing, and integration strategies you can use when managing Agile projects to help ensure your project creates and maintains the intended value as it progresses. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
10 videos | 53m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Stakeholder Engagement and Team Development
Agile projects are only successful if the Agile team is cohesive, productive, and engaged. When managing projects for your organization, you must encourage active involvement to ensure your team has a clear understanding of project requirements and stakeholder expectations. In this course, you'll learn about team leadership and the characteristics of effective stakeholder engagement when managing Agile projects. This course also introduces you to some important Agile project management tools and techniques, such as team development strategies and developmental mastery models. Finally, this course covers effective communication tools and the benefits of using facilitation techniques like Agile games to foster collaboration and cooperation in the Agile team. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
10 videos | 51m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Key Exam Concepts
Agile projects use many of the tools and techniques from lean project management in order to ensure that processes are as efficient as possible. Agile project management tools are often simple and highly visual, where a collocated team can easily access them. In this course, you'll learn about key Agile exam concepts such as muda or waste, the Kanban system, and process efficiency. You’ll explore other concepts that are critical when managing Agile projects, including work in progress, Little's Law, and the product vision. This course also introduces you to the benefits of collocated Agile teams when managing projects, including osmotic learning and communication. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
9 videos | 49m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book Summary

Agile Project Management for Dummies, 2nd Edition
Agile Project Management, 2nd Edition discusses how to reduce risk and manage time, scope, and cost through agile project management. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m
Book Authors By Mark C. Layton, Steven J. Ostermiller

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The Apprentice and the Project Manager: Lessons for Developing an Agile Mindset
Drawing upon principles from Lean, this book will enable readers to get started on a journey to develop an Agile Mindset that is critical for survival of today's leaders and organizations within or outside of technology.
Book Duration 39m
Book Authors By Kamal Manglani

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Agile Change Management: A Practical Framework for Successful Change Planning and Implementation
Combining agile project management methodologies and a practical life cycle approach, this book offers pioneering tools and techniques to ensure change projects or strategies are delivered successfully and that benefits are realized earlier on in the process.
Book Duration 4h 12m
Book Authors By Melanie Franklin

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Agile for Project Managers
Complete with a list of agile training providers, this book will help certified project managers make a smooth transition to agile project management and will provide newcomers with the basic knowledge needed to pass the PMI-ACP exam, the first time around.
Book Duration 3h 9m
Book Authors By Denise Canty

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Leading Agile Teams
Presenting a practical and engaging guide to help your organization embrace a more agile mindset, this book will give you the knowledge and tools you need to create and sustain strong agile teams, and is written for the developers, project managers, product owners, and ScrumMasters, who do most of the legwork in getting agile up and running.
Book Duration 4h 16m
Book Authors By Doug Rose

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Effective Complex Project Management: An Adaptive Agile Framework for Delivering Business Value
In the form of an adaptive complex project framework, this detailed book offers a proven solution to managing any project that must succeed in the face of organizational complexity and market uncertainty.
Book Duration 5h 51m
Book Authors By Robert K. Wysocki