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Introduction to Agile Project Management

Introduction to Agile Project Management

Course Number: MGT X470.40

3 units

Based upon the Project Management Institute’s, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), this course provides you the foundation, tools, and techniques to effectively manage innovation and technology projects in any organization. You will learn how to work collaboratively to deliver the best possible value to customers through predictable, incremental releases of innovative features, prioritized by necessity and affordability, and evolved iteratively through customer feedback. Also provides an overview of Agile project management, defines key terminology, describes the four agile methodologies, outlines the Agile lifecycle, and explores the primary areas of expertise necessary to manage Agile projects successfully. Learn the proper application of Agile principles and how they can be applied to:

  • scope development
  • requirements analysis
  • planning and schedule development
  • cost estimating

You will explore team building, project governance, managing value, scaling up and contracting, as well as methods for transitioning to Agile.

Available Sections

Starting Oct 11

182MCJ012

Starting Oct 11
182MCJ012

Course Fees

$520 Early Bird Discount ends on Oct 5
$570 after Oct 5

Instructor

Michael Toothman [ bio ]

close [x] Michael P. Toothman, PMP, Executive Director, Project Driven, LLC, has trained over 3500 project managers from over 1000 companies in 26 countries. He provides the knowledge, understanding of trends, and the fresh perspective to transform the project management process, strengthen competency, build trust, lead with agility and innovation, and improve working relationships within teams.

Schedule:

Thu 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Oct 11 - Dec 6, 2018

No class meeting Nov 22

8 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Learning Agile: Understanding Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban"
Andrew Stellman, Jennifer Greene
ISBN: 978-1449331924

Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition"

ISBN: 978-1628251845

Available Sections

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Section No.: 182MCJ012

Dates: Oct 11 - Dec 6, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Instructor: Michael Toothman

Textbook: Mandatory
"Learning Agile: Understanding Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban"
Andrew Stellman, Jennifer Greene
ISBN: 978-1449331924 Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition"

ISBN: 978-1628251845

Location: UCR Extension Center

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