Agile Project Management Advanced
How to make SCRUM work in reality
More than 60% of all traditional projects are not finished according to their original plan, therefore agile project management tools are becoming more and more interesting. Agile project management can not only be used for IT projects, but has proven to work in all types of projects.
However, traditional management cannot just simply be substituted with agile management. We teach you what you need to consider and what really works in agile project management reality.
- The theory of SCRUM and agile project management is very good, though often does not work in reality due to a number of reasons.
- In our workshop Agile Project Management Advanced we go beyond SCRUM theory and teach you to overcome common hurdles in business reality and accomplish agile projects goals in quality, time and budget
DeYuCo Academy Inhouse Workshops
- Workshop fee 10000 USD for 2 days
- Topics can be adjusted to your needs and wishes
- At any time and place worldwide, our experts fly to your office
- Inhouse workshops can be conducted in English or German. If you require other languages kindly contact us for further possibilities
This two-days, hands-on training equips you with the necessary know-how utilizing many examples and realistic exercises.
- The main objective of the training is that you learn to efficiently manage agile projects overcoming common business challenges
- The major focus is on real-life, pragmatic support for difficult situations including setting up agile projects, defining roles and responsibilities, managing agile events and reporting to stakeholders
- We show you the possibilities as well as the limitations of agile projects, including best case uses in different business sectors
- Learn better ways to understand customer requirements and to build and prioritize the product and sprint backlogs
- What really should be the role, responsibilities and limitations of product owners, scrum masters, development team and stakeholders?
- Best case examples of definition of done, definition of ready and definition of how to demo and other necessary definitions in agile projects
- The seminar is ideal for professionals and managers who already have experience with agile projects and want to learn more tips and tricks how to make agile projects successful
- Learn from the mistakes that have been made by others before you. Our trainers have worked as expats for many years in international companies and have established and directed global companies, experiencing all the ups and downs of everyday business in international teams and projects.
Open Seminar / Inhouse Workshop Details
Participants in our open seminars can tell the trainer upfront their wishes and needs, e.g. if you want a certain topic to be discussed in more detail. In particular if you require suggestions for specific situations or issues then please tell our expert trainers, they will include your wishes and give you suggestions for solutions or alternative approaches.
In our inhouse workshops we can adjust the following suggested agenda completely to your needs and wishes. You can also mix and match these topics with other training topics. If you prefer web-based solutions over class-room workshops then kindly contact us for a tailored offer. The time and location of these workshops can be specified by you. If you desire more than two days workshop, e.g. for complex international challenges, then we can tailor any of our trainings and workshops to suit your needs and wishes !
Requirements for agile project management
- What is agile thinking according to theory compared to business reality?
- SCRUM framework and its possibilities and limitations
- The role definition of product owner, scrum master, development team and stakeholders
Planning agile projects
- Understanding customer requirements correctly
- Agile project targets and goals
- SMART visualization of project goals
- How to evaluate business value ?
- Prioritization tools for the product and sprint backlog
- Best case examples for user stories and requirements
- Estimation tools for quickly judging time and effort
Setting up agile projects
- Tools to setting up an agile project within one day
- Controlling with quality, time and costs as common KPI
- Reporting tools and structure
- Setting up a working war room with simple yet clear task boards
- Rights matrix: who is allowed to do what ?
Managing agile projects
- Sprint Planning 1: how to select product backlog items for the sprint?
- Sprint Planning 2 : tips for setting a good sprint goal
- Daily SCRUM: How to really achieve synchronization in 15 minutes?
- The Backlog Refinement as opportunity for effective requirements engineering
- Sprint Review: how to report effective and efficient and get constructive feedback
- Sprint Retrospective: agile contract, energy impulse and other techniques for sustainable improvements
Dealing with non-planned events, changes and disturbances
- How to deal with non-performance and non-delivery
- Dealing with changes in the project framework
- How to handle critical changes or disturbances ?
- How to limit too much management involvement ?
- How to incorporate change management correctly ?
Further tips for a successful agile projects
- Lessons learned advanced incorporated from the very beginning
- Limited but effective stakeholder management
- Project scoring and project portfolio management as tools to justify and defend project resources