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Agile Project Management

Make your projects hum and learn how to deliver value over outcome.

  • Starting 3 Jun 2019
  • 100% online, 6 weeks
  • A$1,600 GST inc.
  • Prerequisites:

    We recommend you familiarise yourself with the basics of project management or Agile concepts such as through our introductory course Digital Delivery with Agile.

 
 

100% online, mentor supported, workplace ready

Why learn Agile Project Management?

We're guessing you've already heard of Agile. But how much do you know about blending Agile methodologies with enterprise Project Management? According to PwC, Agile projects are 28% more efficient than traditional systems, and nearly 1 in 4 of the world's top performing companies are taking an Agile approach to PM, whether that's across software rollouts, financial services, healthcare of government. We're living in the Age of Agile - and now is the perfect time to level up your skills in our intermediate course.

This course is relevant for  Project Managers, Team Managers, Software Developers, Business Analysts,  Project Officers, Change Managers and Senior Managers hoping to introduce the flexibility of Agile without losing discipline and control.

How does it work

Building on Digital Delivery with Agile, this practical and hands-on course tackles solutions for enterprise project management scenarios.  You’ll learn to critically analyse Agile Project Management methodologies (including when not to use Agile), justify and sell Agile to internal stakeholders, use Agile to deliver effective project management outcomes and formulate engagement strategies for your team.  You will get to know how to distinguish between product and project management and by the end of the course you will feel confident running your own projects so you can hit the ground running.

 

Skills learned

Agile mindset, inception, sprint planning, prioritisation models, managing changes, reporting, project wall, service report, Agile maturity assessment and more

Find out more in our FAQ section.

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After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT certificate and credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Skills

These courses are all about practical training. Each week, the skills you need to master will be walked through in live online tutorials that allow you to see success in action, and ask questions to overcome obstacles that are slowing your progress.

Work-ready project

We combine the power of industry experts with a leading university to get you working on practical, work-ready projects that you can immediately apply back in your office.

Course Outline

Module 1

Agile mindset to project management

Why adopt Agile

Agile project management

Sensible defaults for a project

Assignment

Set up sensible defaults for a project

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Module 2

Plan a project

Plan for an inception

How to run an inception

Prioritisation models

Assignment

Set up a project plan

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Module 3

Test and Learn

Planning multiple sprints

Plan, Do, Check, Act

Track progress and manage changes

Assignment

Build out sensible defaults for your project

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Module 4

Reporting and measures

Value driven mindset

Build a project wall

Warning signs that things are going wrong

Assignment

Build a physical or digital project wall

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Module 5

From project to product management

Design a project vs product team 

Agile maturity assessment

Enable team autonomy

Assignment

Agile maturity assessment for teams

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Module 6

What's next

Tap into industry experts

Future exploration on tools and trends

 

 

 

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business.

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Thoughtworks

ThoughtWorks is a privately owned, global technology company with 42 offices in 15 countries. It provides software design and delivery, and pioneering tools and consulting services.


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FAQ

Agile project management focuses on delivering maximum value against business priorities in the time and budget allowed, especially when the drive to deliver is greater than the risk. Principles include:

The project breaks a requirement into smaller pieces, which are then prioritised by the team in terms of importance.

Agile project promotes collaborative working, especially with the customer.

Agile project reflects, learns and adjusts at regular intervals to ensure that the customer is always satisfied and is provided with outcomes that result in benefits.

Agile methods integrate planning with execution, allowing an organisation to create a working mindset that helps a team respond effectively to changing requirements.  

This course is relevant for  Project Managers, Team Managers, Software Developers, Business Analysts,  Project Officers, Change Managers and Senior Managers hoping to introduce the flexibility of Agile without losing discipline and control.

Agile Project Management builds on our Digital Delivery with Agile course tackling solutions for enterprise project management scenarios. Digital Delivery with Agile is relevant for anyone wanting to understand Agile and how to best use Agile methodologies when working. Agile Project Management is taking the concepts further helping you make your projects hum.