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Introduction to Agile Project Management

Explore the components of an agile project management framework and how you can implement Agile tools to improve your processes.

12 hours

Created by Nuno Sobrinho, offered on FutureLearn

Description

Build your Agile tools to master project management

Successful businesses need to be responsive in today’s technology-driven world. This has created a need for responsive project management, product development, and delivery. Enter Agile methodologies, which address each of these needs perfectly by facilitating flexibility, transparency, and cohesion throughout the product life cycle.

During this four-week introductory Agile course, created in collaboration with Atlassian, you’ll learn the basics of Agile project management, from Scrum and Kanban to strategies and product roadmaps.

Discover the key components of the Agile framework and Agile Scrum

The core principles of Agile methodology allow organisations to become more productive and continually improve in fast-changing environments.

You’ll start this course by understanding the history of Agile, learning what it is and why it’s valuable across industries. You’ll also delve into the Scrum framework to help you solve complex problems and sprints to help you break down projects into manageable chunks.

Learn the skills for Agile project management

There are many techniques within Agile methodology. From backlogs and standups to retros and Kanban, you need to know how to effectively prepare and use these tools to execute an Agile project.

This course will teach you how to use Agile techniques to empower teams and simplify processes, resulting in increased efficiency and improved results.

You’ll then step back and look at the Agile project management process as a whole.

Develop product roadmaps using an Agile framework

The final week of this course will take you through the creation of product roadmaps and why they’re important. With a visual product roadmap, you can visualise the project as a whole and how the short-term efforts correlate with the long-term project and goals.

This course is designed for anyone interested in improving their project management skills using Agile methodologies.

Whether you already work in product development or you’re new to project management, this course will help build your skills to enhance your project delivery.

What you will learn

  • Identify and prepare components for an Agile project using several Agile approaches such as Scrum and Kanban.
  • Explore common tools for Agile project management such as backlog, stand-up and retrospective (retro).
  • Develop components and strategies of an Agile methodology such as epics and user stories.
  • Create a product roadmap using an appropriate Agile management approach towards stakeholders.

Requirements

  • This course is designed for anyone interested in improving their project management skills using Agile methodologies.
  • Whether you already work in product development or you’re new to project management, this course will help build your skills to enhance your project delivery.
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  • Price: $null
  • Platform: FutureLearn
  • Language: English
  • 12 hours
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