First Steps Toward Agility: Incorporating Agile Practices in a Waterfall Environment
Thursday February 27, 2020- Friday February 28, 2020 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with an hour for lunch
Both traditional (Waterfall) methodology and Agile methodology have pros and cons and can be effective ways to structure a project. For teams that are not practicing Agile, there are still Agile practices that can benefit them. Daily standups, retrospectives, and many other key Agile practices and ceremonies can benefit even a Waterfall team.
If you would like to earn PDUs while improving your communications and leadership skills, this opportunity is for you! PMI Atlanta has teamed up with Toastmasters International to offer you a chance to hone your public speaking, critical listening, and leadership skills in a supportive environment. You will also have an opportunity to practice speaking off-the-cuff, giving and receiving feedback, emceeing a meeting, and many other valuable business skills. Since this club is exclusively for PMI Atlanta members, you will also have an opportunity to develop bonds within the PMI community.
This 3 day course provides a comprehensive review of the agile areas covered in the PMI-ACP Exam. It includes 21 hours of classroom instruction (7 hours per day) as well as at least 5 hours of non-classroom assignments and activity (ex… homework to include sample test taking, reading assignments, etc.).
Join Us for our bi-monthly dinner meeting! Earn up to 2 PDUs while building your professional network, viewing new products and services, and enjoying dinner. Earn 1 PDU for attending the Professional Growth event and 1 PDU for attending the dinner meeting.
If you are a new member to PMI Atlanta, you do not want to miss this opportunity to hear how PMI Atlanta can help you achieve your goals and meet members of the leadership team.
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The PMI Atlanta Chapter would like to congratulate our incoming Directors to the Exectuive Board! Laura DavidsonChair-Elect Nara AcharyaSecretary Ramon UrenaTreasurer Nazanin AslaniDirector-at-Large...