Agile For Practitioners (Self-paced)​

The self-paced version of our Agile For Practitioners Training Course provides in-depth coverage of the Agile Values and Principles as well as popular agile frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and Extreme Programming (XP).

Course Summary

The Agile For Practitioners course is a self-paced online course that will teach you the Agile Values and Principles, the most popular agile frameworks including Kanban and Scrum and how to apply agile practices and techniques to make sure your next project succeeds.

This course qualifies as 24 PDUs or education contact hours for the Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam. Note that in order to sit for the PMI-ACP® exam, students must meet additional requirements set forth by PMI that can be found on their website.

Course Outline
  • Introduction to Agile and a Comparison of Traditional and Agile Ways of Working​
  • Benefits of Agile and Popular Agile Frameworks and Methods
  • Planning Agile Projects
  • Exploring Scrum and High-Performing Teams
  • Working Together as an Agile Team
  • Miscellaneous Agile Topics and the PMI-ACP Exam
Key Learning Outcomes

Following this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain various Agile frameworks and why they are used—including Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban
  2. Use Scrum framework to develop a new product
  3. Create a product backlog and user stories
  4. Create Agile communications tools that create transparency and stakeholder trust
  5. Demonstrate how teams drive business value using product backlogs
  6. Contrast Agile Planning with traditional ways of planning projects
  7. Understand how to establish an Agile team and help encourage high-performance
  8. Apply agile approaches to manage project scope, schedule, budget and quality
  9. Understand the knowledge and experience requirements necessary to apply for and pass the PMI-ACP® certification exam

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for agile team members, PMO leaders, project managers and leaders who need an in-depth understanding of Agile frameworks and practices or who are seeking the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) certification.

  • Agile Team Members
  • PMO Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Leaders

On site or Remotely Delivered Agile and Scrum for Teams Training Course?

Groups get all the benefits of in-person training while working at their own pace:

  • Everyone hears the same message and learns common Agile & Scrum terminology
  • Online training allows everyone to take the training on their own schedule
  • Group rates are extended for groups as small as 5
  • Larger groups get a weekly touchpoint with a live instructor

Mitch Smith

The integration of real-world examples and exercises is really the bread and butter of why I think this course is great.

Julie Cowan

Anthony is a thoughtful agile trainer, engaging all of the students in the class with anecdotes from his real-world experience and deep understanding of Agile practices.

Samuel Turner

I liked the overview of the DASM and now have a clear understanding of “Agile” and how DA is Agile done right.

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