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Introduction to Agile Project Management (Course #4 of 7)

Learn How to Apply Project Management Practices in an Agile Environment

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  • This course updated in May 2017

Earn PDU's: Students who complete this course are eligible to receive 4.5 PDU's in PMI continuing education credits. Instructions for claiming PDU's are provided with the last lesson in the course.

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Course Summary:

Learn how to apply project management practices in an Agile environment!

The concept of Agile Project Management is very rapidly evolving and will have a significant impact on the project management profession; however, we are in the early stages of that transformation and there is a lot of confusion about what impact it has on project managers. This course will help you unravel a lot of the confusion that exists; develop a totally new perspective to see both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices in a new light as complementary to each other rather than competitive; and learn to develop an adaptive approach to project management to blend those principles and practices together in the right proportions to fit any situation.

This course is part of a sequence of courses that are designed to cover most of the knowledge required for PMI-ACP® certification but the courses present that knowledge in a very practical, real-world context to provide a much deeper understanding of the principles behind it.

Special Note:

This course is part of an overall curriculum that is designed around helping students develop the skills required for a high-impact Agile Project Management role. Most students will want to take the complete curriculum rather than individual courses. The complete curriculum should be taken in the following order:

  1. Learn the Truth About Agile versus Waterfall
  2. How to Prepare for PMI-ACP Certification
  3. Agile Principles: Understanding Agile at a Deeper Level
  4. Introduction to Agile Project Management
  5. Mastering Agile Project Management
  6. Advanced Agile Project Management

Enroll in a special bundled package consisting of all of the above courses:
Complete Advanced Agile Project Management Curriculum


What Students Are Saying About This Course:

  • "It provides value and concept of the Agile Management rather than just method directly. It helps me associate some knowledge not only in project management but also in operation management, and I would like to study further to rethink and improve my capability of management."
  • "Chuck is a modern day pioneer in the field of Agile Project Management."
  • "Mr. Cobb is very good in these PM courses!!

Customer Testimonials:

  • "This is a great, informative course. Big thumbs up for the Up to date content as the Chuck interacts in real time with questions / improvements! Useful, accessible & pedagogically digestible"
  • "As a Scrum Master this is now the course I suggest to any project managers I work with, feeling safe as a PMP that it will give them a good start."
  • "This course is comprehensive and good examples and diagrams are provided. Each lecture has a quiz to test your understanding. Also, the answers to the questions are provided. The instructor speaks clearly. You should take the prerequisite course in order to get good value from this course."
 

Your Instructor


Chuck Cobb
Chuck Cobb

Chuck Cobb is the author of the recent, best-selling book "The Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile" as well as four other books on Agile Project Management and Business Excellence and he is one of the most popular and well-known instructors in the area of Agile Project Management with over 30,000 students and over 500 5-star reviews. He has been a featured speaker at a number of PMI Chapter events, agile groups, universities, and PMO workshops throughout the US.

He has a very pragmatic, "real world" approach to Agile that is based on over 20 years of hands-on program/project management experience in a broad range of industries and application areas and he is passionate about helping project managers understand the convergence of Agile and traditional project management principles and practices.



Class Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Does this course qualify for PDU's from PMI?
Yes. Students who complete this course are eligible to receive 4.5 PDU's in PMI continuing education credits.
How Do I Claim PDU's for Completing the Course?
Instructions for claiming PDU's are provided with the last lesson in the course..

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