Agile project management PMI®

  • About the training

    This course allows you to get and form a systematic understanding of flexible and hybrid project management technologies (Agile Project Management) according to the PMI® methodology, as well as prepare for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) exam.

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  • SMART business is a registered educational provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI R.E.P.) and has many years of experience in training project managers for PMI certification.

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  • Course objectives:

    • to learn about the features of an agile approach to project management;
    • to systematize and expand knowledge about waterfall, hybrid and agile project management technologies, look into their differences, limitations, advantages and disadvantages, as well as application features in various conditions;
    • to form a comprehensive understanding of the principles of iterative and incremental projects, the processes of iterative projects, as well as the practices and approaches used in Agile projects;
    • to gain an understanding of the terminology used in the management of hybrid and agile projects, as well as the sequence of processes for managing agile types of projects;
    • to look into the principles of building, implementing and improving project management processes at the organization level, as well as the main problems in the implementation of projects;
    • to look into the principles for determining the appropriateness of using different types of project organization, depending on key factors.

    The course will be useful for:

    • Heads of companies and departments implementing any types of projects;
    • Project managers implementing new project approaches and methods;
    • Members of project teams and offices;
    • SCRUM masters and Product Owners.
  • Training program



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    Day 1

    Basic concepts

    • Types of projects of the Product development life cycle;
    • Key project management terms;
    • Primary and secondary factors of control and management;
    • General values ​​and principles of Adaptive project types.

    Principles of Agile projects

    • Cognitive/empirical management – principles of project development;
    • Cognitive/empirical management – principles of project development;
    • Self-organization – principles of resource management organization;
    • Interaction of resources – the principles of communication within and outside the project teams;
    • Value-driven approach – principles of prioritization of project requirements;
    • Time-boxed approach – the principles of organizing project implementation;
    • Iterative approach – the principles of organizing project implementation.

    Aspects of Agile projects

    • Project and environment organization – types of organizational structures and the external environment of the project;
    • Business justification – formation of project justification;
    • Quality – concepts for the formation of qualitative characteristics of the project;
    • Changes – the concepts of change management within the project;
    • Risks – concepts of risk management within the project;
    • Practical work on the topics of Day 1.

    Day 2

    Agile project processes (19 processes)

    • Initiation – the processes of project initiation, release and iteration (2 processes);
    • Planning and estimation – processes for planning and estimation of the project, release and iteration (10 processes);
    • Implementation – processes for the project work implementation (3 processes);
    • Monitoring and management (Assessment and retrospective) – processes for monitoring and managing project indicators (2 processes);
    • Product release and project closure – the processes of transferring the Project Product to the Customer and completing the Project (2 processes);
    • Practical work on the topics of Day 2.

    Day 3

    • Organization of project management – principles of organization of project management in companies;
    • Overview of Agile methods – an overview and characteristics of the methods of the Adaptive project type;
    • Components of project management in organizations – elements of organizational project management;
    • The hierarchy of project management in organizations – building and interaction of project management levels in companies;
    • Methods for determining the project type – a formal methodology for determining the appropriate project management method (Waterfall, Agile, Hybrid);
    • Fundamentals of Enterprise Project Management – elements of a project management system (EPM);
    • Control test (90 questions – 2 hours);
    • Practical work on the course.

  • Training materials

  • The course is prepared according to the most famous standards in the field of project management:

    • 6th edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®);
    • Agile Practice Guide (PMI®&Agile Alliance®);
    • Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK Guide).
    • At the end of the course, a certificate is issued with 21 PDUs required to apply for PMI-ACP® (Agile Certified Practitioner) certification
  • Trainer

  • Vlad Berezin – PMP, Six Sigma Green Belt, practicing project, program and portfolio manager, consultant with over 15 years of experience in project management.