Hybrid Project Management: The Best of Both Worlds with Greta Blash

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to: 

  • Differentiate between different life cycle development approaches.
  • Identify hybrid project techniques for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing projects, and determine which methods are most appropriate based on the context of the project.
  • Implement continuous improvement activities throughout the project to reduce risk, improve quality and meet expectations.

Description

As projects adapt to changing business environments and their requirements, it is important to understand the context of each project and apply the best development approach to support project activities. Even though all projects focus on delivering value within given constraints, there are multiple methods and techniques that support different project objectives.

In this training, we’ll discuss the difference between utilizing a traditional, adaptive or hybrid approach and the benefits of incorporating the different approaches. Project planning is modified to not just be an activity performed at the beginning of the project, but rather a continuing activity to enable adjustments and modifications as they arise.

Since the different approaches require modifications to the scope and schedule, those two areas specifically can take advantage of the benefits derived from the various approaches. A greater emphasis is placed on both the up-front understanding of requirements and the continuous improvement of both the process and delivered results. This includes ensuring that the final result delivered to the customer is correct, meets expectations and delivers the required benefits.

This training utilizes engaging discussion along with both individual and group exercises and role playing to understand different opportunities for the adaptation of these project activities, especially when projects utilize a more hybrid approach.

After the training, the training material will provide you with additional sources of information and guidelines to support the planning and implementation of a project utilizing the combination of predictive, adaptive and hybrid methods.

  • Life Cycle Approaches
  • Initiating the Project
    • Vision
    • Project Roadmap
    • Product Backlog
  • Team Roles
    • Leader
    • Team Members
    • Customer Representative (Stakeholder, Product Owner)
  • Planning Horizons
  • Scope
    • Requirements/User Stories
    • Prioritization
  • Schedule
    • Traditional
    • Adaptive
    • Baselining 
  • Continuous Improvement/Quality
    • Verification
    • Testing
    • Review/Demonstration
    • Lessons Learned/Retrospective
  • Transition Solution
    • Transition Planning
    • Transition Activities
    • Production Readiness
    • Stakeholder Readiness 

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Power Skills and Business Acumen PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Ways of Working PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials. *Please note that the asterisked row below applies to the PMI® Agile Certification Journey and includes Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM), Disciplined Agile® Senior Scrum Master (DASSM), Disciplined Agile® Coach (DAC), and Disciplined Agile® Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC) certifications.
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acumen Total
CAPM® / PMP® / PgMP® 7 0 0 7.00
PMI-ACP® / Agile* 0 0 0 0.00
PMI-SP® 2 0 0 2.00
PMI-RMP® 2 0 0 2.00
PfMP® 0 0 0 0.00
PMI-PBA® 0 0 0 0.00
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acument Talent Triangle

Instructor(s)

Greta

Greta Blash PMI-ACP, DASSM, PMI-PBA, PMP, PgMP

Greta Blash has extensive experience as an executive and consulting IT professional, both domestically and internationally. Her areas of experience include program management, project management, agile/adaptive development, business analysis, customer relationship management, and business intelligence.

In addition to her PMP® certification, she also holds program management (PgMP®), business analysis (PMI-PBA®), and agile certifications (PMI-ACP® and DASSM®) from Project Management Institute.

She is a frequent presenter at various PMI and IIBA meetings and conferences. She has been recognized as an SME for the PMI Standard for Business Analysis and Benefits Realization Practice Guide. She is a contributor to the PMBOK® Guide - 7th Edition and was a reviewer of the 5th and 6th Editions, as well as the 4th Edition of the Program Management Guide, The Standard for Earned Value Management and the Practice Standard for Project Estimating.

Training Information

PDUs
7
Level
Core
Date
21 September 2023
Start Time
8:00 AM
Length
1 Day

Price

Member Price
US$780.00
(US$705.00 before 7 August)
Nonmember Price
US$1105.00
(US$910.00 before 7 August)
Government Price
US$705.00
Student Price
US$339.00

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