Agile Project Management Professional
The Agile Management Professional program provides students a deeper understanding of the Agile charter, project management methodologies, estimating and planning, project execution, release and sprint planning. Topics include Risk Management, Value-driven delivery, task and Kanban boards, time boxing, user stories and agile personas, project management versatility, tools and techniques. Subjects include Agile Project Communications, Agile Estimation, Overview of Soft Skills Negotiation and Agile Knowledge and Skills.

Certificate Of Completion

American Heritage College awards The Certificate in Agile Management to students who successfully complete five courses—four required and one elective of the program.

Program Prerequisites

Applicants for this program should have a High School Diploma or if they believe their education, life and work experience is equivalent to a High School diploma .(Contingent upon approval by an admission representative)
International students should demonstrate English proficiency by passing a college entrance exam.

Course Description

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Lecture 1.1 AP101 Agile Management

Lecture 1.2 APA102 Agile Estimation

Lecture 1.3 APA103 Overview Soft Skills Negotiation

Lecture 1.4 APA104 Agile Knowledge and Skills

AGILE MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL COURSE DESCRIPTION

AP 101: Agile Project Communications

Discussion on Agile Information radiator, Agile Team space, Agile tooling, Osmotic communications for collocated teams, Osmotic communications for distributed teams, Agile Daily stand-ups Agile Planning, Monitoring and Adopting, Agile Retrospectives, Agile task and Kanban boards,, Agile Time boxing, Agile Iteration and release planning, Agile WIP limits, Agile Burn down/up charts, Agile cumulative flow diagrams, Agile process tailoring, Test (Self evaluation by participants and Analysis by Instructor).

AP 102: Agile Estimation

Discussions on Agile relative sizing/story points, Agile wide band Delphi, Agile planning poker, Agile affinity estimating, Agile ideal time, Agile process tailoring, Agile analysis and design, Agile product roadmap, Agile user stories and backlog, Agile story maps, Agile progressive elaboration, Agile wireframes, Agile chartering, Agile personas, Agile modeling, Product Quality, Agile frequent verification and validation, Agenda for the session, Agile test first development, Agile acceptance test-driven development, Agile definition of done, Agile continuous integration.

AP 103: Overview Soft skills negotiation

Discussions on Agile emotional intelligence, Agile collaboration, Agile adaptive leadership, Agile negotiation, Agile conflict resolution, Agile servant leadership,

AP 104: Agile Knowledge and Skills

Discussions on Active listening, Agile Manifesto values and principles, Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder values, Agile Brainstorming techniques, Building empowered teams, Coaching and mentoring within teams, Agile Communications management, Feedback techniques for product (e.g., prototyping, simulation, demonstrations, evaluations), Incremental delivery, Agile Knowledge sharing, Agile Leadership tools and techniques, Prioritization, Agile Problem-solving strategies, tools, and techniques, Project and quality standards for Agile projects, Stakeholder management, Agile Team motivation, Time, budget, and cost estimation, Building high-performance teams, Agile Business case development, Collocation (geographic proximity)/distributed teams, Agile Continuous improvement processes, Elements of a project charter for an Agile project, Agile Participatory decision models (e.g., input-based, shared collaboration, command), PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, Process analysis techniques, Self assessment, Value-based analysis, Agile contracting methods, Agile project accounting principles, Applying new Agile practices, Compliance (organization), Control limits for Agile projects, Agile Failure modes and alternatives, Globalization, culture, and team diversity, Agile Innovation games, Principles of systems thinking (e.g., complex adaptive, chaos), Regulatory compliance, Variance and trend analysis, Variations in Agile methods and approaches, Domains in Agile project management, Value-Driven Delivery, Agile Stakeholder Engagement, Boosting Team Performance Practices, Adaptive Planning.

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