SKILL BENCHMARK

Software Project Management Mastery

  • 26m
  • 26 questions
The Software Project Management Fluency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key software project management concepts. You will be evaluated on assembling the project team, scaling Agile, business intelligence, and delivering value. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key software project management terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • define key terms associated with organizational business strategy
  • define the sprint backlog and how to use it in day-to-day operations
  • demonstrate how risk or anti-value is estimated and incorporated into the product backlog
  • describe Agile leadership best practices with regards to people, product, and process
  • describe how to manage the sprint backlog
  • describe Scaled Agile Framework and its benefits
  • describe tangible and intangible benefits and various measures of tangible value
  • describe techniques and frameworks for scaling Agile projects
  • describe techniques for estimating Agile story points and involving the Agile team in the decision making process
  • describe techniques to become an effective Product Owner
  • describe techniques to become an effective Scrum Master
  • describe the growth, efficiency, and financial value types that drive value-based management
  • describe the need to revise data analysis methods for business intelligence
  • describe the steps involved in planning for business intelligence across the organization
  • identify the roles and responsibilities of key team members within a software project team
  • recall the tools and techniques used to create a shared product vision
  • recall the V, Spiral, and Iterative traditional-agile hybrid models
  • recognize how a hybrid may be utilized as a team is transitioning to Agile
  • recognize practices to adopt for developing a data-driven mindset within an organization
  • recognize situations where hybrid methodologies may be necessary
  • recognize the basic concepts of value-based management
  • recognize the best practices involved in establishing SMART business objectives
  • recognize the best practices to be adopted for developing self-organizing teams
  • recognize the commonly used approaches to establish the organizational strategic goals
  • recognize the importance of value in business strategy
  • recognize the key challenges faced when recruiting key talent for a software project

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