Agile PM 301 - Mastering Agile Project Management

Learn how to blend Agile and traditional plan-driven project management principles and practices in the right proportions to fit any situation!

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This course is part of an integrated, university-level curriculum of seven courses (See details below). This course is the fifth course in that series and should be taken in sequence. Please take the prerequisite courses before taking this course.

Course Statistics:

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  • Over 5,000 5-star reviews in my courses!
  • This course updated in June 2020

Earn PDU's: Students who complete this course are eligible to receive 7.0 PDU's in PMI continuing education credits. Instructions for claiming PDU's are provided with the last lesson in the course.

Qualify for PMI-ACP Certification: Completion of all seven courses in this series will meet the requirement for 21 hours of training to qualify for PMI-ACP certification.

Money-back Guaranty: Try this course and if you are not satisfied with the value you received from the course, just send an email within 30 days of registering for the course and we will give you a 100% refund.

Course Summary:

Develop Agile Project Management skills that will open up new opportunities for your career growth and make you a stronger project manager even if you are never involved in a pure Agile project!

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.

The course goes covers most of the knowledge required for PMI-ACP® certification but presents it in a very practical, real-world context to provide a much deeper understanding of the principles behind it and the course includes a number of case studies to show how to apply this knowledge in a typical real-world situation.

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. Agile PM 101 - Learn the Truth About Agile versus Waterfall
  2. Agile PM 102 - What's the Future of Agile Project Management?
  3. Agile PM 201 - Understanding Agile at a Deeper Level
  4. Agile PM 202 - Introduction to Agile Project Management
  5. Agile PM 301 - Mastering Agile Project Management
  6. Agile PM 401 - Advanced Agile Project Management
  7. Agile PM 402 - Enterprise-level Agile Project Management

Students who complete the entire curriculum of all seven courses shown above will receive a signed certificate of completion from the Agile Project Management Academy:

Enroll in a special bundled package consisting of all of the above courses:
Complete Agile Project Management Curriculum - Save $400!

The complete set of seven courses will also meet the 21 hours of training required for PMI-ACP certification.


PMI-ACP Certification Course

In addition, there are one optional courses that is designed to supplement the above curriculum for students who are interested in PMI-ACP certification:

  • How to Prepare for PMI-ACP Certification is intended for students who are interested in using this curriculum to prepare for PMI-ACP certification


Agile Business Management Curriculum

There is also a condensed version of this curriculum that is designed for any business people who are involved in Agile projects including Product Owners, Business Sponsors, and Business Analysts

  1. Introduction to Agile Business Management
  2. Mastering Agile Business Management
  3. Enterprise-level Agile Business Management

Note: These courses for Agile Business Management are an abridged version of the Agile Project Management courses and there is no need to take both

What Students Are Saying About This Course:

  • "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."

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."
  • "A very valuable course as it helped me understand the mistakes I made in my first Project Management assignment"
  • "This is exactly what I was looking for. I knew that traditional and agile project management needed to be compared and combined somehow, but could not find a resource."

Your Instructor

Chuck Cobb
Chuck Cobb

Chuck Cobb is the author of the 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 90,000 students and over 5,000 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 and Business Managers understand the convergence of Agile and traditional project management principles and practices.

He has been an Adjunct Professor at Boston University and many of his courses originated from a graduate-level Agile Project Management curriculum he originally developed for Boston University.

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Student Comments:

  • "Awesome course. Very clear and simple to follow. I like the instructor and how he talks. Highly recommended."
  • "Very informative and engaging."
  • "This course digs deep into agile project management. Lot of valuable information"
  • "Theory + excellent real world examples, professor is responsive"
  • "In depth, cleverly constructed course and I really liked the case studies that complimented the lessons."
  • "Great course :)"

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 8.75 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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