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Course Description

 

Offered in partnership with McGill University, this course provides a comprehensive and interactive online learning experience to help you discover and apply Agile concepts, principles, practices and techniques in project management. Course content is fully aligned with the Agile Manifesto and Agile Practice Guide supporting the globally recognized Project Management Institute’s fastest growing certification - Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®.

Your virtual mentors – seasoned McGill instructors and industry experts – share their real-life professional experiences through mentor video clips.

As part of the course, you will have access to the PMI-ACP-style exam questions to help you practice and build confidence.

PMI® Professional Development Units / Contact Hours: 35.00 (21.00 Technical, 7.00 Leadership, 7.00 Strategic)

TOPICS COVERED

  • Module 1 - Agile Introduction
  • Module 2 - Agile Scrum Framework
  • Module 3 - Agile Lean and Kanban
  • Module 4 - Agile Extreme Programming
  • Module 5 - Agile Processes and Methods
  • Module 6 - Agile Planning and Prioritization
  • Module 7 - Agile User Stories and Estimations
  • Module 8 - Agile Risks, Problems and Resolutions
  • Module 9 - Agile Communication and Collaboration
  • Module 10 - Agile Team Coaching
  • Module 11 - Agile Retrospectives and Continuous Improvement

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Articulate Agile concepts, manifesto, principles, processes, events, artifacts, roles, and responsibilities
  • Apply Agile frameworks, techniques and best practices
  • Plan and prioritize using adaptive, relative, iterative, and time-boxed Agile estimating  tools and techniques
  • Mitigate project risk through organic/overt Agile team practices and risk-adjusted problem resolution techniques 
  • Deliver innovative projects leveraging Agile team communication, collaboration, and coaching 
  • Improve project performance via effective Agile meetings, reviews, retrospectives, and continuous improvement activities
  • Be ready to take the PMI-ACP® certification exam

Please register for this course directly through McGill University
Receive a $50 discount when you register with the code: OCADU

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