Chat with us, powered by LiveChat
Lydian Stone

Agile Project Management

August 27th - September 5th

About this course

Book your place in this workshop to swiftly get to grips with Agile project management principles and best practice. You’ll learn to manage Agile projects from start to finish, using the latest tools and techniques for successful project delivery.

  • Intermediate
  • 6h
  • 4 classes
  • 12 credits
  • Live, trainer-led class
  • Interactive group exercises
  • One-to-one mentorship
  • Unlimited access

Learning outputs

Lydian Stone

Course overview & classes

Request syllabus
Course Overview

As web and digital projects become increasingly complex, multi-platform, multi-channel and user-centric, it’s vital for project managers to plan and prioritise adaptively. Agile PM provides a framework for productive communication, continuous progress tracking and a swift response to change.

This course covers the core principles of Agile project management in detail, then moves on to teach you best practice techniques and skills along with recommended tools and structured approaches. You’ll learn how to manage the risks and challenges of digital projects through practical internal processes and stay flexible without sacrificing control.

By the time you leave the workshop, you’ll have all the skills and knowledge you need to coordinate and manage an Agile team and communicate effectively with stakeholders.

Book this intensive training today to master the fundamentals of Agile project management and improve your results on any digital project.

  • Class 1: Agile Project Management Fundamentals

    INTRODUCTION TO AGILE MANAGEMENT

    • Agile principles: A comprehensive look at the key concepts in Agile project management
    • Agile values: Get to grips with the way Agile principles lead to Agile practices
    • Agile management frameworks: An exploration of the different forms of Agile, including Scrum and Kanban
    • Why Agile is unique: Grasp the key differences between the Agile approach and others
    • Incremental delivery: The rationale and processes for iterative, incremental delivery

    CHOOSE YOUR AGILE APPROACH

    • Agile PM benefits: An overview of the advantages gained by using an Agile approach
    • Agile PM problems: Learn to recognise and overcome common challenges in Agile PM
    • Agile PM scenarios: When to use, and when to avoid, different Agile project management approaches
  • Class 2: Agile Project Implementation & Governance

    AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION

    • Agile PM components: Get to know how collaboration, user research and iteration create Agile project management processes
    • User-centricity: How to create user stories and use them to improve your project
    • Iterative development: Using sitemaps and wireframes for swift feedback and improvement
    • Collaboration & feedback: Incorporate interactive working into your PM processes
    • Self-organisation: Understand how self-organising teams work and the challenges they face
    • Team skill-sets: How to combine and contrast different team members’ skill-sets for optimum results
    • Going Agile: How to prepare yourself and your team for the switch to Agile PM

    AGILE PROJECT GOVERNANCE

    • The Agile governance role: How to work productively with the scrum master and product owner
    • Project communication: Tactics for clear communication in project scoping, planning and progress reporting
    • Communication checklist: A handy checklist of the crucial points to communicate to management
    • Agile risk management: Reliable ways to manage risks and costs in a flexible, Agile project
  • Class 3: Agile Scrum Methodology

    SCRUM METHODOLOGY

    • The Scrum lifecycle: An in-depth look at the phases of the Scrum lifecycle
    • Scrum roles: Typical team roles and the responsibilities of each role
    • Effort estimation: Recommended tactics and tools for producing accurate estimates
    • Team story points: How to bring your team to consensus, including the #NoEstimates approach
    • User stories: How to incorporate user stories to prompt user experience improvements
    • Sprint planning: Best practice planning guidelines to start each sprint on the right track
    • Daily standups: How to keep daily meetings concise and productive
    • Iteration reviews: The most effective ways to showcase and discuss new iterations
    • Retrospectives: How to generate feedback and ideas for iterative improvement
    • Scrum artefacts: A discussion of the purpose of user stories, product backlogs and sprint backlogs, with ready-to-use templates
    • Progress reporting: Using burndown charts and planning boards to track project progress
  • Class 4: Agile Project Testing

    AGILE PROJECT TESTING

    • Types of testing: A run through of the various forms of testing, with recommendations of which to use when
    • Test timings: How to plan testing at the most effective points in your project
Lydian Stone

Class schedule and times

Times are shown in

  • Monday
  • Tuesday

    Class 1: Agile Project Management Fundamentals

    11:00 - 12:30

  • Wednesday
  • Thursday

    Class 2: Agile Project Implementation & Governance

    11:00 - 12:30

  • Friday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday

    Class 3: Agile Scrum Methodology

    11:00 - 12:30

  • Wednesday
  • Thursday

    Class 4: Agile Project Testing

    11:00 - 12:30

  • Friday
Loading

Course Trainers

Learn from our skilled trainers, with hands-on experience from the front-line.