Project Management Training Courses

Project Management Training

Project Management (PM) courses

Client Testimonials

Scrum - Step by Step

A lot of interesting and useful games and examples from the real life

Alona Khodakova - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Scrum

The trainer were very good

The entire course was great

Patrick Grice - DODEA Europe Logistics Division

Scrum - Step by Step

What did you like the most about the training?:

Q&A about my cases at work..

Grzegorz Smolinski - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Kanban

What did you like the most about the training?:

The way it was driven, subject of training was explained very clearly and I've found the space for improvement in my team

Marcin Gil - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Kanban

What did you like the most about the training?:

Examples of successfull implementation.

Przemyslaw Raczy - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Kanban

What did you like the most about the training?:

Games, case studues.

Everything was ok.

Krystian Czechlik - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum Product Owner

What did you like the most about the training?:

1) Clear and clean slides - Power Point used just to illustrate some examples and support the lectures. 2) Examples taken from direct experience of the instructor. 3) The whole session was well planned and paced to deliver whole agenda topics, exactly as planned by the instructor.

Tymon Rzewuski - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum - Step by Step

What did you like the most about the training?:

Simple and deep way of giving the knowledge regarding the subject, sharing the practical usage of Scrum.

Karol Skorek - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum - Step by Step

What did you like the most about the training?:

A lot of real life examples, Fun exercises.

Karol Mroczkowski - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum - Step by Step

What did you like the most about the training?:

Charisma of our trainer. Complexity of his knowledge and ability to share it. Can't say anything bad about this training.

Tomasz Szczepaniak - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum - Step by Step

What did you like the most about the training?:

Informal style..

Grzegorz Nowakowski - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum - Step by Step

What did you like the most about the training?:

I like that it wasn't only a lecture, but it was more discussion. So I can obtain information not only from trainer, but from other's experience too. Exercises were very useful too.

Sergey Chernobrivenko - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum - Step by Step

What did you like the most about the training?:

Exercises, everybody was involved in the training.

Aleksey Dragan - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum - Step by Step

What did you like the most about the training?:

That all topics was discuss and explain in very easy/ understandable way.

Anna Parkitna - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum - Step by Step

What did you like the most about the training?:

Games were intresting and informative.

Yurii Myhal - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Kanban

What did you like the most about the training?:

Various games - very useful!

Kristina Zazvirskaya - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Kanban

What did you like the most about the training?:

Exercises, examples.

Malgorzata Fuczko - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Kanban

What did you like the most about the training?:

Involving audience in stories, games etc. to understand Kanban.

Monika Klimczak - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Scrum Product Owner

The course was very interactive and used simple examples which can easily be related to the work environment.

Suliana Sharir - Lufthansa Systems FlightNav AG

Agile Project Management with Kanban

What did you like the most about the training?:

Various games - very useful!

Kristina Zazvirskaya - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Kanban

What did you like the most about the training?:

Exercises, examples.

Malgorzata Fuczko - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Kanban

What did you like the most about the training?:

Involving audience in stories, games etc. to understand Kanban.

Monika Klimczak - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

Agile Project Management with Scrum

The trainer was very open and adaptable to our specific needs, good discussions and moderated very well.

John Kramer

Contemporary Development Principles and Practices

Very informative and gave a nice overall summary of the course outline

Matthew Steptoe - Reed Professional Services LLP

Preparation for Professional Scrum Master

The simulation part. This simulation excercise could help us learn the theory in a more concrete way.

Andrew Yan - CPC

Preparation for Professional Scrum Master

The simulation part. This simulation excercise could help us learn the theory in a more concrete way.

Andrew Yan - CPC

Preparation for Professional Scrum Master

Best practise knowledge sharing, exercise to practise with project

Anne Babilon-Teubenbacher - CPC

Preparation for Professional Scrum Master

Large part only about practising Scrum & lots of practical insights and experience sharing. Thank you, Bernard!

Julia Post - CPC

Project Management with Microsoft Project

Flexibility and ability to adjust to my training needs during the training session itself

Daniela Kostovska - NLMK BELGIUM HOLDINGS

Apache Maven

Way of approaching the subject and content of the course.

Pavithra Srinivasa - Max Planck Institute

Introduction to Domain Driven Design

Real examples and excercises

Dmitry Baranovsky - Fleetmatics Ireland Limited

Introduction to Domain Driven Design

The interaction of the group to solve the issues

Evan O'Gorman - Fleetmatics Ireland Limited

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Project Management Course Outlines

Code Name Duration Overview
apachemaven Apache Maven 21 hours According to your profile Maven will help you in your day to day work. As we mention some of the benefits: Developers: As a developer you will be using Maven to create projects, manage the dependencies, compile your code, run your tests, deploy your components … Maven will become part of your every day development tools. Technical lead profiles: Integrating Maven as a build tool will have significant impact on the project:  Managing dependencies will become easy (Maven dependency management) Complex builds will be significantly simplified (Maven build profiles) The project architecture will be managed smoothly (inheritance and multimodule projects) …. Project Managers: Maven will enforce standardization and collaboration: “Project Object Model” is the standard Maven introduces for projects Maven uses build lifecycles for developers to compile , test and report, deploy Maven repositories will act as a common store and gather releases and third party libraries …. Release Managers: Maven repository managers will act as highly configurable proxies between your organization and public Maven repositories they also provide an organization with a deployment destination for your builds. This course is a sequence of theory and hands on practice. A multimodule project is developed throughout the session and all the introduced concepts are apprehended by the graduates.  Introducing Maven Why Maven o Maven’s objectives  Key features Comparing Maven and Ant  Eclipse IDE and Maven installation Getting started Project specification Creating the first modules Project directory structure First concepts Project coordinates Maven repository The POM Build Lifecycle, plugins and goals Clean lifecycle Default lifecycle Site lifecycle Package specific lifecycles Common lifecycle goals Site generation Building a project site Customizing the site descriptor Site directory structure Project documentation Unit test and reports (Surefire Report Plugin) Goals Usage  Using JUnit Dependencies Maven's Dependency mechanism Dependency Scope Viewing Dependencies Transitive Dependencies Conflict resolution Dependency management Properties Maven properties Project Properties Settings properties Environment variable properties User defined properties Resource filtering Build profiles Build portability Override a POM Profile activation External profiles Settings profiles More about the POM POM Inheritance Multimodule projects POM Best practices  Repository management Nexus and the enterprise Repository Using Nexus Configuring Maven for Nexus Nexus configuration Repository operations
scrumintro Introduction to Scrum 14 hours Introduction to Scrum What is Agile? What is SCRUM? Why SCRUM?  Challenges 2 Artifacts / 3 Roles / 4 Events Case Study Online references / Study Material Scrum Ceritification Guidelines  
agilesofttestci Agile Software Testing with Continuous Integration 28 hours QA/CI What is QA? What is CI The costs of software development, refactoring and fix errors Identifying and understanding the project Profit for the organization DDD Software development based on business requirements, assumptions DDD Problems in communication IT-Business Domain Model Best Practices KISS principle and DRY Coding standards Creating reusable code through OOP and design patterns Identifying and reducing cyclomatic complexity Software Metrics Weight Method per Class Response For a Class Depth of Inheritance Tree Coupling Between Objects Lack of Cohesion of Methods Number of Children Cyclomatic complexity Metrics class Model Metrics Metrics for use Software Testing What, when and how to test? The method of "white-box" and "black box" The role of testing in agile methodologies TDD only a potential increase in the cost of the project Unit testing Behavioral tests Functional tests Refactoring What is refactoring? Debt technology Code smell Refactoring patterns Documentation The role of documentation in agile methodologies What to document? Types of documentation Documentation and agile methodologies, or you can call (Working software over comprehensive documentation)? Standard XMI Automatic generation of documentation Tools and Environment CI Tools and Environment CI Agile and CI/QA Planning and incremental development Embracing Change Short stages Interdisciplinary team Extreme Programming, Code Review Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Summation Discussion Questions How do you begin the process of implementation? Introduction to testing Functional Tests Regression Test UAT Tests Unit Tests Usability Tests Non Functional Tests Performance test Load test Stress test Soak test Test or not to test Who is making decisions about what to test? The cost of testing irrelevant things Calculating ROI (what if something fails analysis) The role of Test Manager The process of Testing Testing is a process and a strategy Identifying testing needs Gathering requirements (use cases, user stories) Scoping (choosing and prioritize scenarios) Designing tests Preparing data Preparing environment Creating or Recording tests Perform the test Analysis and reports Conclusions and improvement When to say "stop" Product owner and Tests The customer representative and test priority Prioritizing tests Writing effective stories for UAT Acceptance criteria Group exercise to produce customer requirements and write stories based on the requirements and create tests
msproj1 Project Management with Microsoft Project 14 hours The course participants will learn how to skillfully use the Microsoft Project to create a schedule of tasks, manage resources and monitor the implementation of the various stages of the project. Introduction Definition of the project. The key principles of development projects Model triangle Handling Installing the application Features of Microsoft Project Help Save, search, open the project Basic views Schedule Scheduling rules types of schedules Calendars Project Entering tasks to schedule Editing tasks in the schedule Duration of the tasks Time continuous tasks Estimated time for tasks Priority project and task Correlations between tasks Trail and delay Milestones Visualization tasks in different views Optimize schedule Restrictions on tasks Deadline critical Tasks critical Path Extra time in the project Shortening the critical path Customize views Resources Definition of resources Variable costs of resources One-time costs of enforcement Tables rates Availability of resources Jobs - definition Constants in the equation of work The labor input The allocation of resources Overload resources Balancing resources Costs Fixed costs Cost control The costs of the project, tasks, resources, and labor Realization of the project Methods of implementation of the project Baseline Analysis of the state Analysis of deviations Changes in the project Reports Reports in Microsoft Project Create custom reports Search of data Sorting Data Filters Grouping data
agilekanban Agile Project Management with Kanban 14 hours Target group: IT Director, Project Manager, Technical Team Leader, Analyst, Software Developer, Tester Learning objective: The purpose of this training is to acquire knowledge and practice of the workshops  aspects of Kanban and Agile foundations. Introduction to Agile Why Agile? What are the main objectives of Agile? How works mechanisms in Agile? How Agile can help? Command & Control vs. Agile Factory model The functioning of canon The functioning of missile Pillars of Kanban Big Picture Process Concepts behind Kanban Kanban Rules Metrics Flow Diagram + technical practices  Team work Shared responsibility Self-organization Interdisciplinary Benefit the "right" team work Kanban Board How to visualize process? How to create Kanban Board? What are and how to introduce WIP limits? What are and how to introduce Classes of Service? Customer Engagement The most common waste Value Stream Waste Value Stream Mapping Waste analysis Main concepts behind Kaizen (MUDA / MURI / MURA) Bottlenecks analysis Five Focusing Steps Simulation Simulation game Discussions Advanced topics
pplteamman People and Team Management 21 hours Audience Staff who need to be fully aware of the issues surrounding People and Team Management for: Themselves Their colleagues (peers) Their bosses Their team members Their internal and external customers and stakeholders Format of the course The course will be a highly-interactive combination of: Facilitated Discussions Slide Presentations Exercises and Case Studies By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: Appreciate the need to manage their own behaviour before they can influence others’ behaviour Understand the strengths and weaknesses of the various communications media available Appreciate how to manage, motivate and develop their team members Manage their internal and external customers and stakeholders Explain how to deal with the difficult situations they may encounter in the office Understanding Ourselves and Others What makes us behave the way we do? How can we understand which parts of this behaviour is acceptable – is required by our role in the business – and which parts are not acceptable? Feedback: how do others see and relate to us? Communication How do we communicate with others? What are the advantages / disadvantages of the various communications media? What do we mean by Effective Communication and how do we achieve it? Our respective thinking and learning styles and how they can be applied to our day-to-day work Management v Leadership What is Management? What is Leadership? What is the difference between Management and Leadership? Analysing Leadership Behaviour Analysing the difference Management Styles – and understand when to use them The importance of Communication – including: Verbal Communication Vocal Communication Visual Communication Emotional Intelligence Emotions and their consequences The importance of understanding our “EQ” (as opposed to the more-standard IQ) The five stages of Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence model: Self-Awareness Self-Management Motivation Empathy Social Skills Transactional Analysis Why do we act / react in a certain way to colleagues and customers? How can we build rapport with colleagues and customers? What are the benefits of “True Rapport” in our inter-personal relationships? Building a Successful Team What is a Team? The stages of Team Development Goal and Objective Setting Goal Setting – for the company Objective Setting – for the staff Drafting and Aligning Objectives Performance Management Stakeholder Management People and the Service-Profit Chain Satisfying Stakeholders Stakeholder Analysis: internal and external stakeholders Delegation What is Delegation? The Stages of Delegation Coaching What is Coaching? Using the G R O W model for effective coaching Handling Conflict What causes conflict? The Phases of Conflict Handling Understanding the Conflict Understanding your / the other person’s position in the conflict Resolving the Conflict Kilmann’s Five Conflict-Handling Modes – and how to apply them: Competing Collaborating Compromising Avoiding Accommodating Bridging the Gap
423 Trac User and Administration 7 hours Trac is a project management tool that is implemented as a web-based application and can be used for software development projects but is flexible enough to be used for many types of projects. It provides an interface to ​Subversion (or other version control systems), an integrated Wiki and reporting facilities. Trac allows wiki markup in issue descriptions and commit messages, creating links and seamless references between bugs, tasks, changesets, files and wiki pages. A timeline shows all current and past project events in order, making the production of an overview of the project and tracking progress very easy. Trac for Users How to use the built-in Wiki The timeline provides a historic perspective on a project RSS content syndication in Trac The Version Control Subsystem Browsing source code with Trac Viewing changes to source code Viewing change history The Ticket Subsystem Using the issue tracker Writing and using reports Executing custom ticket queries The roadmap helps tracking project progress Trac Administration How to install and run Trac How to upgrade existing installations Connecting trac to the version control system (eg SVN)  Administering a Trac project Importing tickets from other bug databases Trac configuration file reference Access control and permissions Customizing the Trac interface Installing and managing Trac extensions The Trac logging facility Email notification Configurable Ticket Workflow Management of Source Code Repositories
dddintro Introduction to Domain Driven Design 14 hours What Is Domain-Driven Design (DDD) Building Domain Knowledge The Ubiquitous Language The Need for a Common Language Creating the Ubiquitous Language The Building Blocks Of A Model-Driven Design Layered Architecture Entities Value Objects Services Modules Aggregates Factories Repositories Refactoring Toward Deeper Insight Continuous Refactoring Bring Key Concepts Into Light Preserving Model Integrity Bounded Context Continuous Integration Context Map Shared Kernel Customer-Supplier Conformist Anticorruption Layer Separate Ways Open Host Service Distillation
PMGPMP1 Effective Project Management 21 hours Through this 3-day workshop, 21 hours, participants will learn how to manage projects more efficiently, ensuring  the projects are delivered on time and within budget according to their scope statement. Participants will identify their strengths and weaknesses as Project Managers; gain skills in initiating, planning, executing, controlling and evaluating their projects. Introduction to project management. Defining  the forms of organizations Project initiation : Defining project selection criteria, Defining project selection  methods, Develop project charter, and Develop preliminary project charter; Project planning: Defining Scope planning,  definition,  statement, Create WBS, Defining HR planning, Defining communication planning, Defining time planning, Activity definition and sequencing, Activity recourse estimating, Schedule development, Defining the critical path methods, Defining cost estimating, budgeting and cost baseline, Defining project risk; Project executing: Direct and manage project execution, Manage HR executing “Acquire and Develop project team”, Manage Communication executing “Information distribution”, Monitor and control a project by: Monitor and control project work, Establishing performance measurement and reports, Verification of  the project scope, Managing project team, Managing stakeholders, and Managing change control “change control system”, Controlling Scope change, and Risk monitor and control; Closing the project : Administrative closure procedure, Analyzing the project, and Producing a final product, service, result and report.
scrumpdtown Scrum Product Owner 7 hours This course is for: Product owners, managers, or anyone interested in Agile planning and estimating techniques. The course, Scrum Product Owner (SPO), utilizes a combination of presentations, discussions, and hands-on exercises explaining and demonstrating through practice. It illustrates what it is like to take on the role of an Agile team. The course covers all aspects of a product owner's involvement in an Agile product's life-cycle, such as gathering requirements rapidly, writing user stories, estimating story points, tracking, release planning, reporting, forecasting, scaling, and so on. How to be an effective Product Owner The Duties, Rights, Privileges The Promoting self-organizing teams How to Write User-Stories (Agile requirements) Establishing and Knowing your stakeholders Looking at Planning for quality Addressing Story points Discovering the Business value How to manage an Agile product throughout the Software Development Life Cycle The Creation and prioritizing of the Product Backlog Sizing and Estimation Looking at Effective team communication How to Monitor, progress and look at forecasting Reporting Scaling Agile Release Planning and Tracking
prodown Preparation for Professional Product Owner 14 hours This course is designed to provide a clear understanding of Scrum and the importance of the role of the Product Owner and is highly interactive.  Audience: Product managers, Scrum Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Managers of business lines, architects, strategy managers, business analysts or anyone with and interest and role in optimizing the return of investment. Module 1: Coverage of Scrum principles and values Scrum framework, roles & responsibilities , artifacts and events Why disciplined and intelligent use of Scrum is so important to achieve business value Module 2: The need for and the power of feedback loops Managing Requirements , clearly express Product Backlog items How to deal with stakeholders The importance of Quality and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) How Scrum can be employed to achieve business objectives and maximise ROI Module 3: Planning Releases, Lean Planning How to maintain product agility How to deal with distributed teams How to start & scale The role of the Product Owner Q&A Certification: Scrum.org provides an online assessment where you can achieve the internationally recognised Professional Product Owner™ I Certification upon achieving 85% or more of the available points. The assessment may be taken independently following the course; the fee for the assessment is currently around £200 and entitles you to one attempt.
scrummanexec Scrum for Managers and Executives 7 hours This course is also know as SCRUM awareness training. Who should attend? This course has been created for managers, executives and other decision makers who want to know how to calculate the benefits of implementing the methodology or want to understand what their team is doing. It is also suitable for customers of software development wishing to have a stake holding in the development process. Short Overview of Project Management Methodologies and Frameworks Chaos Waterfall Prince2 Agile Why Agile? Comparison of iterative methodologies Why things go wrong The Agile approach What is Scrum? Pigs and chickens Product owner The customer representative Prioritizing product requirements Writing effective stories Acceptance criteria Negotiating sprint contents Group exercise to produce customer requirements and write stories based on the requirements The sprint Sprint backlog Sprint planning: what to do Sprint planning how to do it What happens during a sprint Burn down charts Group exercise to plan a sprint Scrum Master Implementing Scrum Ensuring proper practices Maintaining documentation Standup meetings When to pair program Group exercise to implement Scrum Finishing a sprint Scrum review meeting Scrum retrospective meeting Releasing an iteration Group exercise the review a sprint Is Agile and Scrum for you? Review of the Scrum process Comparison with other methodologies Benefits of pair programming Question and Answers Session
scrummast Preparation for Professional Scrum Master 14 hours The Scrum Master role is an essential part to any Agile/Scrum team. This course trains delegates in key aspects of the Scrum framework and prepares them to sit the online Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master (PSM1) exam. Audience: Anyone who either is, or is planning to be, a Scrum Master and for others working in a Scrum environment who have a need for in-depth knowledge of Scrum. At the end of this course you will be able to: Understand the origins of Agile methods. Understand and apply the core values and principles of Agile methods. Know the difference between the defined process and the empirical processes used in Agile. Understand the Scrum roles, Artefacts, Ceremonies and practices. Be fully prepared to sit the Professional Scrum Master (PSM1) exam The Scrum Framework Scrum Theory and Principles Cross-functional, Self-organising Teams Coaching and Facilitation Scrum at Large The course is very practical, with exercises to help see Scrum in action. Scrum Master Exam: After the course, delegates may take the PSM1 exam (https://www.scrum.org/Courses/Professional-Scrum-Master). NB: exam fee not included in the course fee (currently around £200) Note: during the course, you will have an opportunity to answer mock exam questions to prepare for the PSM1 exam.
agilescrum Agile Project Management with Scrum 14 hours Who should attend? This 2 day course is suitable for any IT professionals who are interested in implementing Iterative Agile and Scrum methodologies to manage software development. This course is particularly suited to project managers, team leaders, developers and customers of software development wishing to have a stake holding in the development process. Why Agile? Comparison of iterative methodologies Why things go wrong The Agile approach What is Scrum? Pigs and chickens Product owner The customer representative Prioritizing product requirements Writing effective stories Acceptance criteria Negotiating sprint contents Group exercise to produce customer requirements and write stories based on the requirements The sprint Sprint backlog Sprint planning: what to do Sprint planning how to do it What happens during a sprint Burn down charts Group exercise to plan a sprint Scrum Master Implementing Scrum Ensuring proper practices Maintaining documentation Standup meetings When to pair program Group exercise to implement Scrum Finishing a sprint Scrum review meeting Scrum retrospective meeting Releasing an iteration Group exercise the review a sprint Is Agile and Scrum for you? Review of the Scrum process Comparison with other methodologies Benefits of pair programming Group exercise to discuss which aspects of Agile and Scrum can be applied to attendees organisations
agilescrumcust Agile Project Management with Scrum - Customized 14 hours Who should attend? This 2 day course is suitable for any IT professionals who are interested in implementing Iterative Agile and Scrum methodologies to manage software and infrastructure development. This course is particularly suited to project managers, team leaders, developers and customers of software development wishing to have a stake holding in the development process. Why Agile? Comparison of iterative methodologies Why things go wrong The Agile approach What is Scrum? Pigs and chickens Product owner The customer representative Prioritizing product requirements Writing effective stories Acceptance criteria Negotiating sprint contents Group exercise to produce customer requirements and write stories based on the requirements The sprint Sprint backlog Sprint planning: what to do Sprint planning how to do it What happens during a sprint Burn down charts Group exercise to plan a sprint Scrum Master Implementing Scrum Ensuring proper practices Maintaining documentation Standup meetings When to pair program Group exercise to implement Scrum Finishing a sprint Scrum review meeting Scrum retrospective meeting Releasing an iteration Group exercise the review a sprint Is Agile and Scrum for you? Review of the Scrum process Comparison with other methodologies Benefits of pair programming Group exercise to discuss which aspects of Agile and Scrum can be applied to attendees organisations Agile and Infrastructure development Devops concepts Including hardware/infrastructure development in Scrum
orangescrum Agile Project Management with OrangeScrum 14 hours OrangeScrum is an open-source, web-based project management and collaboration tool for managing projects, teams and tasks in one place. It includes bug tracking, email integration, and issue management, among other features. In this instructor-led, live training participants will learn how to implement Agile and Scrum methodologies using OrangeScrum. By the end of this training, participants will be able to: Set up and configure OrangeScrum on their own premises (optional) Identify and implement key Scrum principles and practices, including the product backlog, sprint burndown chart, task boards, and more. Use OrangeScrum to organize tasks, communicate with a team effectively and keep project documents under control Audience IT professionals Project managers Team leaders Developers Format of the course Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice Notes If you are interested in installing and administering an onsite instance of OrangeScrum, contact us to arrange. To request a customized course outline for this training, please contact us.
projplan Project Planning 101 7 hours Learn about project planning and related activities to ensure the successful management of your projects.Introduction - why projects? - project management methodology - benefits o adopting a consistent approach Project Planning 101 - What is project planning? - What are the benefits of project planning? - Who is involved in project planning? - When do you create an integrated project plan? Project Planning Approach - Principles and process - Defining scope in detail - Determining resource requirements - Determining schedule and budget for the project - Developing communications, quality and knowledge management plans - Managing risks - Monitoring and controlling the project - Developing the integrated project plan - identifying lessons learned
advyldshp Advisory & Leadership Skills 14 hours This course is part of the Data Scientist skill set (Domain: Advisory & Leadership). Problem solving and continuous improvement Problem solving strategies Root cause analysis Identifying opportunities Innovative thinking Making an impact: data-driven story telling Understanding your audience Effective data presentation - getting your message across Importance of data visualization Influence effectiveness and change leadership Types of influencing Handling difficult situations Change leadership mindset Project management 6 steps of project management
condev Contemporary Development Principles and Practices 14 hours The course covers contemporary development principles and practices, including the place of project management, testing and business analysis, within Agile and traditional Waterfall contexts. The course is intended to be workshop-style with opportunities for delegates to ask questions and explore real life application of the content. This course comprises a series of modules with each module designed to take 1.5hrs, ie 1 training day would consist of 4 modules. Intended Audience This course is aimed at those who want to gain a rapid overview of contemporary Waterfall & Agile software development and the impact on project management, testing and business analysis. Module 1:  Traditional Development Approaches 1.1 Overview of Sequential, Predictive Development Approaches Description of sequential, predictive ‘Waterfall’ approaches Timeline of evolution of Waterfall approaches 1.2 Strawman Waterfall Dr Winston Royce’s Waterfall model Benefits of Waterfall for controlling projects Royce’s “Inherent risks” 1.3 V-Model Early verification and validation Benefits of V-model 1.4 Incremental Models Example of Rational Unified Process Incremental delivery Breaking down scope and managing risk 1.5 When to Use Waterfall Defined process control Module 2:  Prince2 Overview 2.1 What is Prince2? Definition and origins Prince2 Certifications: Foundation, Practitioner, Agile Benefits of Prince2 2.2 Prince2 Methodology Roles – Project manager, customer, user, supplier, project board Management Techniques – Project assurance, project support Scope - Interaction with contracts and contractual management Controlling Change – Risk, quality, and change management 2.3 Prince2 Process Model Directing a project Starting up a project Initiating a project Managing stage boundaries Controlling a stage Managing product delivery Closing a project Planning                              Module 3:  Agile Overview 3.1 Historical Overview Timeline of evolution of ‘Agile’ ideas 90’s to present Early Agile approaches – Scrum, XP, DSDM Agile Developments – Kanban, BDD, DevOps, Scaling 3.2 The Agile Manifesto Background to creating the Manifesto Agile Manifesto overview Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan Module 4:  Agile Principles 4.1 The 12 Agile Principles Group discussion on each principle 4.2 Summary of Agile concepts Iterative planning and development Continuous improvement Continuous learning Collaboration and face-to-face communication Collective accountability Cross-functional teams Module 5:  Agile Project Management with Scrum 5.1 The Scrum Framework Overview – Scrum Guide 2016 Scrum roles and responsibilities – Scrum Master, Product Owner, Team Scrum events – Sprint, Sprint Planning, Review, Retrospective, Daily Scrum Scrum artefacts – Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Product Increment 5.2 Agile Project Management Principles Empirical Process Control Iterative planning and reporting Continuous Improvement and retrospection Resource management and teams Module 6: Software Testing 6.1 Testing Fundamentals The Fundamental Test Process Planning, Analysis & Design, Execution, Evaluation, Closure Test levels – unit, integration, system, user acceptance Test approaches – requirements-based, risk-based, experience-based Test design techniques – white-box, black-box techniques 6.2 Agile Testing Agile Testing Quadrants overview – test strategy, planning Test-driven development Test automation principles – test automation pyramid 6.3 Test Types Technology-facing tests that guide development Unit testing, TDD, smoke tests Business-facing tests that guide development Story tests, examples, acceptance testing Business-facing tests that critique the product Exploratory testing, Alpa/Beta testing, UAT Technology-facing tests that critique the product Performance testing, usability, quality attributes               Module 7:  Traditional Business Analysis 7.1 What is Business Analysis? Business analysis and the business analyst Levels of business analysis – enterprise, project, operational Business Analysis principles 7.2 IIBA BA Book of Knowledge – Knowledge Areas Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring Elicitation and Collaboration Requirements Life Cycle Management Strategy Analysis Requirements Analysis and Design Definition Solution Evaluation Module 8:  Agile Business Analysis 8.1 Agile Business Analysis Considerations Iterative development Cross-functional teams Collaboration between business and technology areas 8.2 Behaviour-Driven Development Overview Origins in TDD and recent developments Definitions – BDD, ATDD, Specification by Example 8.3 BDD Activities Focus on features that deliver business value Derive features collaboratively Keep options open Use concrete examples to illustrate features Write executable specifications Create living documentation 8.4 Agile BA Techniques & Tools Business value definition Personas Impact Mapping Real options User Stories and acceptance criteria Relative estimation Given-When-Then template Tool support for BDD
agilekanbanlean Managing Agile Projects with Lean and Kanban 21 hours This course is created for people who need to combine Agile (notably SCRUM), with Lean and Kanban togather to manage their projects. It combines the worlds of product design and software design.   Lean LEAN Thinking Five Principles of LEAN Using Lean in R&D System Thinking (from Deming) Plan driven vs. Value driven Team Power Innovation curve Agile Why Agile? Comparison of iterative methodologies Why things go wrong The Agile approach What is Scrum? Pigs and chickens Product owner The customer representative Prioritizing product requirements Writing effective stories Acceptance criteria Negotiating sprint contents Group exercise to produce customer requirements and write stories based on the requirements The sprint Sprint backlog Sprint planning: what to do Sprint planning how to do it What happens during a sprint Burn down charts Group exercise to plan a sprint Scrum Master Grooming Meeting Implementing Scrum Ensuring proper practices Maintaining documentation Standup meetings When to pair program Group exercise to implement Scrum Finishing a sprint Scrum review meeting Scrum retrospective meeting Releasing an iteration Group exercise the review a sprint Kanban Command & Control vs. Agile Factory model The functioning of canon The functioning of missile Pillars of Kanban Big Picture Process Concepts behind Kanban Kanban Rules Metrics Flow Diagram + technical practices  Team work Shared responsibility Self-organization Interdisciplinary Benefit the "right" team work Kanban Board How to visualize process? How to create Kanban Board? What are and how to introduce WIP limits? What are and how to introduce Classes of Service? Customer Engagement The most common waste Value Stream Waste Value Stream Mapping Waste analysis Main concepts behind Kaizen (MUDA / MURI / MURA) Bottlenecks analysis Five Focusing Steps Product Discovery Methods and Tools Golden Circle Impact mapping Design Thinking User story mapping  
safeSA02 Leading the Lean-Agile Software Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework® - Scaled Agilist Certification (SA) 14 hours This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices of SAFe to support Agile teams, programs, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams. Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA). Associated Certification: SAFe Agilist (SA) The following individuals will benefit from this course: Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs Development QA and Infrastructure Management Program and Project Managers Product and Product Line Management Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads Enterprise, System and Solution Architects Learning Objectives: After this course, you will understand how to: Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise Support the execution of Agile Release Trains Coordinate large Value Streams Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio Align the organization to a common process model Configure the Framework for your context Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise Topics Covered Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe): Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset Understanding SAFe Principles Implementing an Agile Release Train Experiencing PI Planning Executing and Releasing Value Building an Agile Portfolio Coordinating Large Value Streams Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
pmrisk Project Risk Management 7 hours This course is aimed at Project Managers and those interested in Risk Management within Projects. Identify project risks by using different identification tools Use multiple techniques to identify and document risks Integrate risk management techniques and results into your project plan Perform qualitative risk analysis to prioritize risks for response and monitoring Perform quantitative risk analysis to assess risk to the overall project cost and schedule objectives Incorporate expected value, probability, and distribution into your risk analysis Determine and implement appropriate risk response strategies based on risk analysis Communicate risks effectively to all project stakeholders
kanban1 Kanban Management Professional 1 16 hours Kanban Management Professional 1 (KMP1) is a highly interactive two-day course accredited by the Lean Kanban University (LKU). It combines teaching, group discussions and a fully immersive simulation to illustrate how the Kanban Method helps individuals, teams, and organisations to manage and improve the delivery of products and services to their customers.   The Kanban Method provides pragmatic, actionable, evidence-based guidance for successful evolutionary change. It starts with what you do now and pursues evolutionary change while respecting current roles, responsibilities and job titles, and encouraging leadership at all levels. This allows organisations to evolve business processes gradually, define and use relevant metrics to measure progress, and significantly reduce the risks associated with complex change programmes.   You will leave this course with knowledge of the Kanban principles and general practices, and skills that will enable you to apply Kanban with confidence in your organisation. What Will You Learn? - Identify internal and external sources of dissatisfaction - Analyse demand vs capability - Model the knowledge discovery process - Design kanban systems and their visualisations - Identify and prioritise improvements - Choose cadences for activities - Identify classes of service What Will I Receive? Two days of high quality training with Michael Chik who has 20 years of experience in software development. During the course, refreshments and lunch will be provided. You will also receive: Course materials (print & electronic) Electronic copy of the book "Kanban - Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business" by David J. Anderson Membership of the Lean-Kanban University (LKU) Lean-Kanban University (LKU) certificate of course completion Who Is This Course For? Anyone who is involved in product development or knowledge work. This includes but is not limited to the following: Programme and delivery managers Product and project managers Product developers, software developers and testers People working in operations or support Business analysts High-level management Anyone interested in implementing Agile in their organisation   Day 1 Introduction to Kanban Definition of the Kanban Method Kanban in action: immersive Kanban simulation Using a kanban system: practical lessons from the simulation Day 2 Introduction to STATIK: Systems Thinking Approach To Introducing Kanban Identifying internal and external motivation for change Demand analysis for different types of work Mapping the workflow Discovering different classes of service Choosing system replenishment and delivery frequencies Designing a kanban system To improve your learning experience this course uses non-technical exercises, simulations, a case study and discussions organised in small groups.
safeTM03 SAFe® 4.0 for Teams (For onsite delivery as part of a real-world Agile Release Train) 14 hours This two-day course teaches teams who are part of an Agile Release Train (ART) how to work in an Agile environment using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. The teams will learn how to become Agile Teams, build their backlog, and plan and execute iterations. Agile teams learn about their ART and their role in it, planning, executing, and improving with other teams. This class prepares teams to run a Program Increment (PI), including all meetings at the Team and Program level with a specific focus on the upcoming PI planning. Attending the class prepares participants to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP). Learning Goals After this course, you should be able to: Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise Know your team and its role on the Agile Release Train Know all other teams on the train, their roles and the dependencies between the teams Plan iterations Execute iterations, demo value, and improve your process Plan Program Increments Integrate and work with other teams on the train Topics Covered Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) Building an Agile Team Planning the Iteration Executing the Iteration Executing the Program Increment  

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