Project Management Institute

Ensuring Delivery of Value and Quality in Agile Projects

Description

This course covers agile techniques and practices that deal with achieving product value and quality, beginning with agile documentation practices and key points to understand about contract types that are most suitable to the agile environment. It proceeds with an overview of agile risk management and the basics of agile Earned Value Management. Also covered are factors affecting product quality, including agile strategies that promote quality throughout development, and the incorporation of continuous testing as a practice for improving and verifying the expected level of customer value. This course is intended for project managers, program managers, or anyone who wants to efficiently participate in agile projects. It is aligned with the Agile Certified Practitioner exam objectives developed by the Project Management Institute and Certified ScrumMaster learning objectives.

What You Will Learn

  • distinguish between valid and invalid reasons for documentation on an agile project
  • determine whether a given document meets the criteria for agile documentation
  • label examples of contracts according to their types
  • explain why fixed-price contracts are not appropriate for agile projects
  • recognize agile practices for managing project risk
  • determine which risk management tool a team should use given its situation
  • determine the health of an agile project using Earned Value Management calculations
  • calculate the earned value for a given project
  • calculate cost and schedule performance indicators for a given project
  • determine the appropriate documentation and contract for a given agile project
  • report earned value information for a given agile project
  • recognize agile practices that promote quality
  • recognize strategies for ensuring quality on an agile project
  • recognize appropriate agile testing strategies
  • apply agile quality practices to a given project

Who Should Take This Course

Managers and members of project teams who currently use or plan to adopt agile techniques

Course Information

PDUs
2
CEUs
0.2
Level
Intermediate
Member Price
US$90.00
Non-Member Price
US$130.00

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