Adopting an Agile Approach to Project Management
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13 1 Course Overview3:06
13 3 Common Misconceptions About Agile2:37
13 4 Combining Traditional and Agile Models5:10
13 5 Agile Documentation4:37
13 6 Applications for Agile3:31
13 7 Agile Project Planning4:31
13 8 Adopting Agile Project Management1:50
13 9 Overview of Factors to Consider1:28
13 10 Project Type6:37
13 11 Organizational Structure and Culture7:21
13 12 Existing Processes and the Team5:26
13 13 Industry and Customer5:59
13 14 Adopting Agile Practices4:27
13 19 Lean Principles8:02
13 20 Using Additional Agile Principles9:33
3 21 Getting Buy In from Stakeholders3:05
13 22 Communicating the Need for Change5:36
13 23 Explaining Benefits6:05
13 24 Explaining Risks4:51
13 25 Adopting Agile Management0:54
About This Class
This course provides guidance on how to take steps towards adopting an agile project management approach for those who currently use a traditional, plan-driven methodology.
It discusses some common myths and misconceptions about agile development approaches, identifies factors to consider when deciding whether to adopt agile practices, and explains the general agile practices that a company may want to adopt.
The Adopting an Agile Approach to Project Management Course provides project leaders with general guidelines on how to develop an agile way of thinking, one of the first steps in transitioning a team. The course also looks at some guidelines for obtaining buy-in from organizational stakeholders so they also embrace agile practices.
Adopting an Agile Approach to Project Management is intended for project managers, program managers, or anyone who wants to efficiently participate in projects that experience frequent change in the project requirements.
After completing this topic, you will be able to:
- understand and correct common misconceptions about agile project management;
- determine whether your organization should adopt agile practices;
- identify factors to consider when deciding whether to adopt agile practices; and
- recognize and apply the key principles of agile practices.
You will be also able to:
- develop and champion an agile mindset; and
- facilitate the buy-in of stakeholders in implementing agile practices.
The course duration is not more than 3 hours and you will have video lectures, written materials, quizzes, examples and exercises, to lear and practice, but also a small optional course project if you are interested in getting the most out of this course.
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Sorin developed and delivered more than 20 courses on management, project management, computer literacy, human resources, career development, soft skills for employees and even corrections incidents management.
He is a certified Trainer and Project Manager, holding a master degree in International Relations and Policy Making and a bachelor degree in Law and Public Administration.
Sorin coordinated during the last 9 years projects of more than 100 million USD total value in areas of rule of law, regional development and human resources. Consultancy delivered for UNESCO and training for United Nations.
He has more than 10 years of middle/senior managerial experience within the civil service (justice, corrections, internal affairs, training), private sector (project management, consultancy, training) and NGO (industrial relations, rural development).
Sorin is also a certified International Computer Driving License (ICDL) tester and trainer for the United Nations Peacekeeping Missions, certified Human Resource Professional and a Public Manager (professional degree).