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Adopting an Agile Approach to Project Management

Sorin Dumitrascu, Management trainer

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20 Videos (1h 31m)
    • 13 1 Course Overview

    • 13 3 Common Misconceptions About Agile

    • 13 4 Combining Traditional and Agile Models

    • 13 5 Agile Documentation

    • 13 6 Applications for Agile

    • 13 7 Agile Project Planning

    • 13 8 Adopting Agile Project Management

    • 13 9 Overview of Factors to Consider

    • 13 10 Project Type

    • 13 11 Organizational Structure and Culture

    • 13 12 Existing Processes and the Team

    • 13 13 Industry and Customer

    • 13 14 Adopting Agile Practices

    • 13 19 Lean Principles

    • 13 20 Using Additional Agile Principles

    • 3 21 Getting Buy In from Stakeholders

    • 13 22 Communicating the Need for Change

    • 13 23 Explaining Benefits

    • 13 24 Explaining Risks

    • 13 25 Adopting Agile Management


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.

Thank you for considering my course. If you are interested, please register now. Or, just try some sample videos and make a decision after you have a better picture.





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Sorin Dumitrascu

Management trainer

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 are...

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