Final Exam: Software Project Manager

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Final Exam: Software Project Manager will test your knowledge and application of the topics presented throughout the Software Project Manager track of the Skillsoft Aspire Software Project Analyst to Senior Software Project Manager Journey.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • compare and contrast the different Agile frameworks available for Agile transformation of the organization
    compare different Agile methodologies and frameworks
    compare the benefits and features of traditional project management against Agile project management
    define how Agile software development can assist PMs and clients in reducing distraction and focusing on real needs
    define the role of the software Project Manager in helping set expectations for clients
    define what the Definition of Done means in the Scrum framework using examples
    describe Agile team metrics and how to use them for continuous self-improvement effectively
    describe how decision making is different in an Agile environment versus traditional linear project management
    describe meeting action items and how to effectively manage them
    describe Scrum activities and how they relate to the Scrum framework
    describe techniques used to collect all the necessary information for making informed decisions
    describe the advantages and pitfalls of the sprint planning process
    describe the Agile process and how it applies to project management
    describe the different types of stakeholders for software projects
    describe the features of the Bimodal Agile model
    describe the features of the Hybrid Agile model
    describe the goals and objectives of the daily stand-up meeting
    describe the goals and objectives of the sprint planning meeting
    describe the goals and objectives of the sprint review meeting
    describe the manager's role in a self-organizing team
    describe the roles and responsibilities of team members in the Scrum environment
    describe the sprint and the product backlog and how they work together
    describe the steps involved in the basic Agile project management process
    describe the various types of Agile team meetings
    describe useful Agile project management data analysis metrics and how they can be effectively used to monitor and control the Agile project
    describe useful software project management data analysis metrics and how they can be effectively used to monitor and control the project
    describe virtual meeting best practices
    determine how to categorize client requests so they can be factored into requirements or rejected by categorizing priorities using the MoSCoW Method
    discover guidelines to identify the best fit Agile framework for the organization
    discover how to overcome the challenges of integrating Agile with UX design
  • discover the benefits offered by Agile estimation models over traditional estimation methods
    identify best practices for resetting stakeholder expectations on software projects
    identify best practices of using modularity, coupling, and cohesion concepts in Agile software design
    identify client needs and how to understand needs of the client
    identify continuous integration tools and how they can be used in an Agile project
    identify how Agile projects affect stakeholder communication
    identify how communication can be improved through active listening and how customer feedback can be constructively obtained
    identify how to categorize client requests so they can be factored into requirements or rejected by categorizing priorities using the MoSCoW Method
    identify how to select meaningful software project metrics
    identify how to select meaningful software project metrics and describe why some metrics have minimal value
    identify source controls tools and how they can be used in an Agile project
    identify techniques used to collect all the necessary information for making informed decisions
    identify the features of the Kanban and Lean frameworks
    identify the key principles of decision-making in a software development environment
    identify the principles and approaches for embracing the fail-fast approach to decision-making in software development
    identify the roles and responsibilities of Agile team members
    identify the sprint and the product backlog and how they work together
    identify the steps in the Agile life cycle
    identify the steps involved in the basic Agile project management process
    identify the types of Agile management tools and how they relate to project management
    recognize best practices when transitioning from traditional software project management to Agile
    recognize how Agile tools such as Initiatives, themes, epics, and stories help define and manage scope better than traditional methods for scoping
    recognize the effectiveness of pair programming as an Agile tool to develop software
    recognize the seven principles that guide the Lean model of Agile
    showcase through examples how concepts of extreme programming help integrate Agile into software development
    showcase through examples of how continuous integration helps Agile software development
    specify how to improve the decision-making process in an organization by flattening the decision-making structure
    specify the concept of stakeholder engagement, how it's displacing stakeholder communication, and how to plan for engagement
    specify types of stakeholders involved in a project including their rights, responsibilities, ethical, and oversight obligations
    understand challenges associated with stakeholder communication and how to overcome them

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