AGC600: Agile Project Management Essentials (18 Hours)

Agile methodology has shown very high potential and has become more commonplace. As companies continue to adopt agile methodology to manage projects, project managers and team members at all levels need to learn to effectively implement agile approaches. Agile development requires more than changes to project management techniques, the entire project team needs to change their approaches and methodologies.  In this interactive course, students participate in a series of simulations, providing an understanding of the agile process and practice implementing agile practices throughout a project life cycle. Topics also include adopting an agile mindset, and agile concepts like the minimum viable product (MVP), project envisioning, team velocity, estimating and prioritizing user stories, backlog and release, how to manage risk, effective techniques to identify key stakeholders and their success criteria, and best practices for leading agile teams.

AGC700: Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Bootcamp (24 Hours)

The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques. It demonstrates that you are ready to lead in the age of product development, management and delivery.  It is recognized as the fastest growing certificate from PMI® and statistics show that agile organizations are able to complete more projects successfully.

This course is designed to prepare for your PMI Agile Certified Practitioner exam while learning to lead Agile software projects. The PMI-ACP includes many approaches to agile such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD.)  So students will find this helpful in preparing for the PMI-ACP® certification examination or in the solidification of their knowledge and understanding of the Agile processes. Topics include the application and testing process for PMI-ACP® as well as key test topics, such as the Agile Principles and Mindset, Value-Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning, Problem Detection and Resolution and Continuous Improvement.

If you are interested in enrolling in the entire certificate, visit this page: AGILE.PRO: Agile Practitioner

Hours and CEUs

42 Hours | 4.2 CEUs

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Minimum Required

42 Hour(s)

Students can either enroll in the entire certificate by selecting AGILE.PRO: Agile Practitioner or they can enroll separately in AGC650 and AGC700.
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