Introduction to Agile Project Management (followed by the Certified Agile Project Manager exam)

3-day workshop to be held in Toronto, ON.

*** Includes preparation for the new PMI Agile-Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam ***

Agile Project Management is a hot topic these days, appearing on the front covers of magazines and being presented to packed rooms at conferences.  Agile methods promise to speed up project delivery, improve stakeholder satisfaction, improve quality, and reduce overall project risk.  Recent studies have backed these claims, showing that for some types of projects, agile project management will reduce the risk of late delivery or cost overruns.

In this three-day intensive workshop, participants will learn the basic techniques of Agile Project Management including how these techniques differ from traditional methods, what value each technique can bring to a project, and how to introduce the techniques to project teams.

Participants will learn what is covered in a typical Scrum Master course plus a lot more:

  • Where Agile fits into the Evolution of Systems Development Lifecycles (SDLCs)
  • The history of Agile Project Management
  • The Agile Philosophy
  • Agile Team and Project Characteristics
  • The Scrum Method
  • Lean Development Overview
  • Feature-Driven Development Overview
  • Extreme Programming Overview
  • Agile Requirements Management
  • Agile Modeling
  • Agile Model-Driven Development
  • Agile Documentation
  • Agile Planning & Estimating
  • Agile Change Management
  • Negotiating with Stakeholders
  • Metrics and Project Control
  • Test-Driven Development

 

Cost:

$1495 per attendee (plus G.S.T. for Canadian residents, no taxes for U.S. residents) - includes certification exam fees.  $400 earlybird discount for those booking before 2 November 2012.  PMAC Members save an additional 20% when using the discount code 20PERCENTOFF when registering.

PLUS:  All attendees will receive an in-class workbook containing copies of the presentation materials.  Included in the workbook are two CD-ROMs and one DVD.  The CD-ROMs contain a copy of the presentation slides, and the Agile Estimating and Planning Resource Kit with sample templates in MS Excel and MS Project formats plus the Agile Auction Game files (retails for $49.95 USD).  The DVD contains the video Scrum in Under 10 Minutes - an excellent introduction for your project teams.  Each student will also receive a copy of the best-selling book Managing Agile Projects, edited by Kevin Aguanno (retails for $39.95 USD).  These bonus materials are a $100.00 value!

EVEN MORE:  Participants will also get an agile exam study guide for the new PMI Agile-Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam containing study tips, sample exam questions, and a lot more...

 

Credit:

And that's not all...

Project Management Professionals (PMPs) will be eligible for 21 PDUs for attending this event. 

 

Date/Time:

April 22-24, 2013 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm EST (GMT-5h).

 

Location:

The course will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Location and other logistical information will be provided closer to the date of the event.

 

Logistics:

Registrants will receive a confirmation email once their payment has been processed.  Closer to the date of the event, another email will be sent with details including directions to the venue and hotel booking information.

 

Registration:

Register online using the link below:
[Register Online]

When
April 22nd, 2013 8:30 AM   through   April 24th, 2013 4:30 PM
Location
TBD
Toronto, ON
Canada

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General Address

Project Management Association of Canada

2-140, boulevard Gréber
Gatineau, Québec
Canada, J8T 6H5

Phone: (819) 410-0427

PMAC Certification Body

Project Management Association of Canada

Box 58043, Rosslynn RPO
Oshawa, Ontario
Canada L1J 8L6

Fax: (416) 986-5777

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