Agile Project Management Training

Calgary Alberta

Calgary Alberta


Where:

Petro-Canada Centre
150 6 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta

When:

September 11-12 2008


Click here to register.

Photo by: Rafal K. Komierowski

Overview

As more companies introduce elements of agile delivery practices into their organizations, it is imperative that leaders be knowledgeable and informed on their effective application.

Whether you are new to agile, or just looking to improve, this intensive two day course is specifically designed to give you the hands on training required to successfully manage and deliver agile projects within your organization.

Core Concepts Overview

Agile Intro
* Agile in a nutshell
* Agile’s roots and history
o Where did agile come from?
o What makes agile different?
o How does agile compare with traditional forms of delivery?
* Principles behind the practices
o What are the principles that underpin the practices?

Agile Project Inception
* How to setup your project for success
o How to start your first agile project.
o 10 things to do before starting any project.
o How to make sure everyone is on the bus.

Agile Project Execution
* Fundamentals on agile project execution
o Role and responsibilities
o Team practices
o Iteration/Release Planning
* Building the first plan
o Story gathering
o Estimation/Prioritization
* Iteration mechanics
o Analysis/Development/Test
o Communication & Collaboration
* Tracking
o How and what to track?
o Big visible charts
o Effective status reports
o Continuous improvements through retrospectives

Agile Project Wrap-up
* Transitioning to support
* Documentation
* Agile myths

Course Pre-Requisites
* A positive attitude
* A willingness to share, learn and grow
* Ability to play games and have fun

About the teacher : Jonathan Rasmusson

As an active participant in the Agile community since 2000, Jonathan has extensive experience as a developer, architect, and project manager on the application and execution of Agile projects.

With experience introducing agile practices at Fortune 500’s (British Petroleum and Microsoft), to startups (Cambrian House), Jonathan is uniquely qualified to help those interested in learning how to successfully setup and execute agile projects. As a former agile evangelist at ThoughtWorks, Jonathan travelled extensively helping companies introduce and apply agile delivery techniques to their unique situations.

Included with course
* all printed media
* lunches / coffee

Register now

We are now accepting enrollment for our fall course offering.

Click here to register.

This event is presently proudly in conjunction with jpboodoo.com and BrightSpot Consulting.

Testimonials

Wendy Lindemann
Wendy Lindemann

Team Leader, Information Services – Oil Sands
Petro-Canada

This course rocks!

Kelly Pow
Kelly Pow

Development Project Manager
Hatsize Learning Corporation

The fact it was a small class made interacting very open, fun and educational. I learnt a lot from the experiences of my fellow classmates.

Luu Doung
Luu Duong

Project Manager
eCompliance

I highly recommend the course to new and existing project managers who want to know more about how agile works and what it looks like.

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