Managing Projects in an Agile Environment

3 Day Course

This course has beeen replaced by the Agile Project Management course. However, it is still available as a cutomisable onsite course. Please call us for further details.


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Agile Development (5 topics)

  • What is Agile Development?
  • Iterative Development
  • Agile Methods
  • Is your project suitable for Agile?
  • Factors to consider: size, criticality, personnel and environment

Building the Team (3 topics)

  • Multiple roles and effective communication
  • Quality Goals
  • Sharing of project management

Manging the Kickoff (7 topics)

  • Importance of stakeholders
  • User stories
  • Envisioning
  • Team Vision
  • Importance of Scheduling
  • Deliverables
  • Prototyping

Managing Project Construction (6 topics)

  • Objectives and deliverables of construction
  • Iteration management
  • Daily Meetings
  • Creating and managing the Backlog / Story List
  • Driving the Project with Use Cases
  • Estimating work and calculating velocity

Planning for Quality (5 topics)

  • What is quality and how is it measured?
  • The importance of testing
  • Test based development techniques
  • Test automation
  • Testing practices

Transition (4 topics)

  • Preparing for change
  • Agile Release Planning
  • Support responsibilities during and after transition
  • Project closedown


Delegates must have a good understanding of basic project management planning skills. An appreciation of current methods and architecture options such as object orientation, client/server and the Internet would be an advantage.

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