Agile Awareness Seminar

De-Mythologising the Agile Approach
Overview

This seminar covers what Agile is at an overview level, how it differs from more traditional project management methodologies and what the benefits are of adopting this lighter, more flexible approach to running projects.

Though the content is ‘vanilla’, specific flavours of Agile, such as Scrum and DSDM will be highlighted, along with a discussion of their relative merits.

Course Code
AGAMSEM
Duration
1 Day
Delivery Style
Classroom
Course Type
Private Only
Max Delegates
12
Available as Nutshell
No

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Purpose of this course

This course will benefit project teams looking to begin utilising Agile. It will also be of interest to business executives who need to understand how Agile can add value to their business and to account managers and senior users who need to understand their important role within Agile.

Who is this course for

Anyone who is in or is affected by an Agile team. No technical knowledge is necessary and neither is any prior exposure to other project management frameworks. We frequently deliver this course to whole departments, divisions or companies to ensure whole organisation alignment. 

You will learn how to
  • The Agile philosophy
  • How Agile can help you deliver the right functions on time, every time
  • The fundamental roles within agile
  • How Agile differs from traditional project management
  • The different ‘flavours’ of Agile available
Benefits for your organisation

Having completed this seminar delegates will be able to decide whether Agile is the right approach for their enterprise and be clear as to where it can add real value for you and your customers.

Benefits for you as an individual

Attendees will leave with an understanding of the process, people products and practices that make up Agile.

What is Agile?

Agile vs. Traditional Project Management
When to use Agile
Some common Agile myths
Flavours of Agile (Scrum, DSDM etc.)

Benefits of Using Agile

To the Customer
To the Business
To the Development/Project Team

Risks of Using Agile

When not to use Agile
Common Roadblocks to Implementing Agile
Exerting Control in an  Agile Environment

Prerequisites

A desire to learn more about the Agile project management approach.

About the Lead Trainer

No training is dull with Tim. He oozes a real pleasure in teaching people stuff they don’t know. Tim loves developing new courses and sharing his knowledge at many on-site customer locations. In addition to training, Tim is an experienced consultant, advising on company computing requirements.  Did we mention that he also likes to read computing books and blogs in his spare time?