First Steps Toward Agility: Incorporating Agile Practices in a Waterfall Environment -2020226

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.

For many, the most arduous part of transitioning to Agile in a waterfall environment happens at the beginning—in the uncertainty of how to put the initiative into motion. In this course, strategies and best practices to begin incorporating Agile practices are revealed. Real-world experiences working with existing project teams to begin incorporating Agile practices and ceremonies are shared. By initiating practices, teams start to understand Agile principles and mindset and become better prepared to take the next steps on their Agile journey. Specific Agile practices, and how to adapt each one to a traditional environment, are covered.

Course objectives

After completing the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Develop a strategy to introduce Agile in their organization.
  • Understand the first steps to take toward becoming Agile.
  • Learn Agile practices that can be utilized by a Waterfall team.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for project/program managers, PMO leaders, and project team members who have been managing/leading projects and are looking for agile techniques to strengthen their project management and improve their teams’ outcomes.

Instructor

NK Shrivastava, PMP, RMP, ACP, CSP, SPC4

Fees:

$599 Early bird PMI Member (until 16 Feb) or $749 

$899 Non-PMI Member (until 16 Feb) or $1049 

PDUs Earned

PMP/PgMP: _16__ PMI-ACP: _16__ PMI-SP: ____ PMI-RMP: _ ___ PMI-PBA ____ (Max no. of PDUs that can be earned towards each certification)

PDU Breakdown: Technical: _8__ Leadership: ___ Strategic: __8__

Location:

Hilton Suites Atlanta Perimeter 6120 Peachtree Dunwoody Rood Atlanta, GA 30328

RSVP

Monday, February 24, 2020

Please note that walk-ins on the same day as class are not allowed. Registration must be completed on-line in advance of RSVP date provided in course description.

Event Properties

Event Date 02-27-2020 8:30 am
Event End Date 02-28-2020 4:30 am
Registration Start Date 01-17-2020
Registered 3
Cut off date 02-25-2020
Individual Price $1,049.00
Location Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Suites

Member Benefits

PMI Atlanta, made up of over 4,000 members, is located in a large geographic area serving project managers all over North Georgia and metro Atlanta.

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