Agile is a general methodology applicable to project management and product development, and is increasingly used today as businesses and industries recognize the inherent value in this approach. The PMI-ACP® is a well respected credential in the Agile community, and demonstrates your competence in carrying out project management using Agile practices. The certification mandatorily requires a combination of agile training, experience working on agile projects and passing a rigorous examination on agile principles, practices, tools and techniques.
Agile Framework – A brief introduction to agile, discuss how agile is different from traditional methods, agile principles and values, and vital role of flexibility and stability in agile.
Introduction of Scrum – Conceptual learning and understanding of Scrum including detailed study of Scrum roles, ceremonies, artifacts.
User Stories – A tool used for trawling requirement in agile projects. What are user stories and how to write a good user story?
Agile Estimation – This lesson takes us to the black art, art of estimating the software project work, discusses agile sizing and estimation techniques. Also discusses estimation game and planning poker.
Value Based Prioritization – the lesson discusses all about prioritization- what features built in next iteration, discuss various models to assist PO to groom the product backlog. Agile Planning – the lesson talks about agile planning, two levels of planning-release and iteration; velocity estimates, release date identification.
Agile Monitoring – Once planning is done we need monitoring and adaptation. This lesson discusses release and iteration level monitoring of agile projects.
Retrospective – Retrospective is one of the most important steps in an agile methodology. It helps in adapting and improving the process. It discusses retrospective meeting, meeting structure.
Lean – Lean and Kanban is discussed in details. The lesson covers lean principles, lean tools including Value Stream Mapping, Cumulative flow diagram and Kanban Board, and major differences underlying Kanban and Scrum.
Communication – The lesson covers how agile communication is more about communication facilitation rather than management.
Risk Management – Risk Management, risk response strategies, and organic risk management are discussed in details.
Governance– The lesson deals with organization level governing structure for agile project, we discuss possible matrices and PMO in this lesson.
Soft Skills – Highlights are the soft zone of agile coach and team. Discuss the significance of power of listening, emotional intelligence skills, and conflict management.
Get an introduction to Agile principles and practices
Learn how to mentor high-performance teams who deliver results
Understand techniques for actively managing project scope and ensuring delivery of the best products possible
Get familiar with new ways of managing project scope, schedule, budget and quality that are easily improved through effective Agile controls
Learn to combine best methods from multiple Agile methodologies
Apply powerful metrics to ensure continuous improvement
Learn about common pitfalls many teams fall into when adopting Agile practices
Respond to change quickly to seize competitive advantage
Benefits of Agile and why Agile teams are significantly happier with their work
Who can attend?
Project Managers Quality Assurance Lead Developers/Programmers Testers Product Owners Scrum Masters Scrum Team Members
For a person appearing in PMI-ACP® certification test, PMI® expects prior experience of minimum 8 months in team following any agile methodology, it may be scrum (as scrum is a one of agile methodology) or any other company defined agile methodology.
24/7 Post training support via online learning communities/mails/video chats/phone calls.
Fees : 15000
PRASAD M (PMI-ACP, PSM1, CSM, SAFE, DevOps)
Senior Level | Agile Coach & Trainer/Agile Program Manager | IT Product Sector
Qualified and successful Program Manager and Agile Trainer & Coach having over 23 years of extensive hands-on experience with world class players within the IT/Product companies.
Develop Agile Methodology, tools, template and training for PAYPAL and implementation of distributed best practices across the enterprise and driving Agile Culture across individual teams.
Good knowledge of Payment Processing and Wealth management
Coaching and consulting across project teams at global locations such as US, Singapore, China.
Experience in playing various technology-focused, multi-functional and strategic people management roles which provided a broad canvas on which developed competencies and flexibility to excel in all undertakings.
Good knowledge and exposure to BFSI Domain such as Credit Card, Mutual Funds and Wealth Management Domains.
Adept in planning and delivering mission critical products and applications in fast-paced, changing environments involving global cross-functional & cross-vertical teams to align with Business Goals.
Manage technology, stakeholder partnerships and organizational dynamics to align business, technology, product and services teams to align organization’s vision, goals and strategies to ultimately provide value to the customers and stakeholders.
Experience in business and software consulting for successfully managing & defining product requirements, deploying and executing the IT projects as a programme manager under various strategy and initiatives.
Expertise in establishing good working relationship with internal and external teams and building up excellent rapport and understanding with peers and counterparts. Coordinated with business units and developed projects according to business requirement.
Working closely with the Business partners and Product for the Pilot and Go to Market plan and launching across different regions
Excellent work ethics and is willing to learn and adapt to new challenges.
Experienced in coordinating, negotiating with clients, vendors and off-shore resources in support of project deliveries and dependency tracking and achieving business Goals of the organization
Attributes include self-motivated, quick learner with ability to quickly learn new things and be able to add value in a short timeframe.
Conducted training in PMI-ACP for MS Academy for the past two years. Developed Agile and Scrum Course content for various in house training programs and corporates. Mentored agile teams on the agile principles and practices.
Speaker at Agile Canvass Conference on Devops Transformation