Lean / Agile Training Courses

Agile Project Management / PMI-ACP Test Preparation

Learn about Lean / Agile principles and their application to project management through interactive lectures, games and hands-on exercises. The material in this course covers the content in the PMI-ACP Examination. This course will satisfy the 21 contact hours of Agile Project Management education required for certification.

Story Writing Workshop

Understand the fundamental goals and techniques in writing agile stories. During this one-day hands-on workshop you will work as a team member translating requirements to proper stories. The stories will be decomposed and organized into a viable release plan.

Estimating / Budget Workshop

Learn the principles of Agile estimation during this two-day workshop.  Take stories that have been developed from functional requirements and size them utilizing several methods.  The stories will be decomposed where necessary, broken into relevant tasks and estimated at the task level for Sprint planning.

Work with others as a team towards developing a realistic budget for this product backlog.  Work with the Product Owner as (s)he introduces changes to the backlog during a simulated release.

Agile Metrics Workshop

Agile reporting should be readily accessible and fully transparent. This normally presents itself in the form of burn-down / burn-up charts and cumulative flow diagrams. This information needs to be understood by and relevant to the individual stakeholder.

This one-day workshop will delve into the information that has value for the various stakeholders and the Agile methods of delivery.