Conquer PMI’s Adaptive Essentials with Carl Pritchard

What You Will Learn

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

  • Understand the connection between Agile approaches, objectives, and the product backlog.
  • Deconstruct objectives into work as user stories.
  • Recognize the critical relationship between the business case and the work being done.


This 4-hour experience takes participants through the CAPM® content outline in a practical, pragmatic way, leveraging the PMI-approved structure to highlight the rudiments of project management in a hands-on, positive encounter. Learners discover the different ways that Agile project management can be applied and the basic perspectives of Agile/Adaptive project management. This training provides a basic introduction to the land of adaptive management and how to align the approach with their organization's structure.

Consider taking this training along with Conquer PMI's Predictive Essentials to enrich your learning journey.



    • Introduction 
    • Agile and Adaptive Frameworks
      • User stories
      • The product backlog
      • Non-Scrum approaches
    • The Business Side of Project Management
      • The stakeholders
      • Prioritizing the work, the risks, and the project
      • Benefit identification and realization
      • Transition management

The instructor was great and very engaged. I liked the questions and how this was presented. Helped me really understand.

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® / PMI-CP™ / PMP® / PgMP® 1 1 2 4.00
PMI-ACP® / Agile* 1 1 2 4.00
PMI-SP® 0 1 2 3.00
PMI-RMP® 0 1 2 3.00
PfMP® 0 1 2 3.00
PMI-PBA® 0 1 2 3.00
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acument Talent Triangle



Carl Pritchard PMI-RMP, PMP

Carl Pritchard, PMI-RMP, PMP, is a thought leader in project management. The author of eight project management texts, he was named the 2019 "Best of the Best" in project management by PMI. He has been a project management instructor since he taught his first PMI Training offering in 1993 (then known as SeminarsWorld), and is considered the "fun guy" of project management and risk management training. He pioneered virtual learning by building the structure and process for project management training with George Washington University in the mid-1990s. He is the principal of Pritchard Management Associates, Inc.

Training Information

18 September 2024
Start Time
8:00 AM
4 Hours


Member Price
(US$415.00 before 5 August)
Nonmember Price
(US$505.00 before 5 August)
Government Price
Student Price

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