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Introduction to Agile Project Management

Course Number: MGT X470.40

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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 Apr 26

174MCJ012

Starting Apr 26
174MCJ012

Course Fees

$520 Early Bird Discount ends on Apr 20
$570 after Apr 20

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
Apr 26 - Jun 14, 2018

8 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Project Management the Agile Way: Making It Work in the Enterprise"
John C. Goodpasture, PMP
ISBN: 978-1604271157

Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge"

ISBN: 978-1628251845

Prerequisites

Applicable Certificates

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