Experis IT Agile Project Management Workshop

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Thursday, November 12, 2015 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Banner Bank Building | 950 W. Bannock, Ste. 200 | Boise, ID 83702 

Earn (8) PDUs

Experis is excited to bring this unique training to the Treasure Valley. Agile & Scrum techniques are great for identifying requirements and delivering them in an iterative fashion. How do you deliver a complete Agile project? How do you perform project feasibility, budgeting, & create an overarching project plan when using Agile? How do you manage deployment of an Agile project? We will cover these areas & more in our project management-focused Agile training.

In this one day workshop, the Experis Instructor will demonstrate the best principles and practices for managing an Agile project, not just delivering sprints. Our renowned instructor, Greg Smith, co-author of Becoming Agile in an Imperfect World, teaches his six step Agile Project Management Framework of how to deliver a complete Agile project.

What You Will Learn

  • The Agile Mindset/The Agile Principles
  • Pros and cons of the Agile approach
  • The Key Agile Roles
  • The Key Agile Ceremonies
  • The Five Levels of Planning
  • Agile Project Intake
  • Agile Project Initiation
  • Project/Release Planning
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint construction practices
  • How to write how testable user stories
  • Tracking Project & Sprint Progress
  • Keys to building effective, self-organizing, collaborative project teams
  • How to integrate the business into projects & remove them as an adversary

Course Materials

  • Workshop Training Deck
  • Agile Cheat Sheet
  • User Story Cheat Sheet
  • User Story Template

Who Should Attend

Anyone who will participate on an Agile project or who is involved with project management. Ideal workshop for: project managers, business managers, product managers, line managers, scrum masters, business analysts, developers, user experience, & testers.

Pricing and Registration: $499.00

Current Experis customers or those who attend(ed) the PMI Oct 28 Experis-sponsored event, you are entitle to a $100 discount. Just mention code: ExperisBoise for $399.00 price. To register or questions contact: Michelle Tordoff, 804-955-9969, michelle.tordoff@experis.com. Visa & MasterCard accepted.

About Your Instructor

Greg PMIGreg Smith, Agile Trainer/Coach, Certified Scrum Master, PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner®, Certified Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) Consultant. Greg Smith is an Agile coach and trainer who specializes in the practical adoption of Agile methods. Greg has helped several Fortune 500 companies and major institutions move to Agile including Exxon Mobil, JP Morgan Chase, Halliburton, StubHub, Stanford University, First Data Corporation, Fannie Mae, Expeditors International, Lexis Nexis, The Joint Commission, and TD Ameritrade.

Greg became the instructor for Agile Project Management at Bellevue College in 2005. In 2009 Greg co-authored Becoming Agile in an Imperfect World. This book has helped a number of companies move to a more effective development lifecycle, and is often used as a guide for entire project teams. PMI uses Becoming Agile as part of its curriculum for Agile certification.