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Agile Project Management Workshop

March 24 @ 9:30 am - March 25 @ 5:30 pm

Modern Project Management Become an Agile PM/PMO
Overview Project Management theory and practice have changed dramatically during the last few years. More and more companies realize they need new management methodologies since traditional project management practices don’t address the challenges of an increasingly complex world. Lean and Agile practices found as good way to manage the risks related to an ecosystem’s uncertainties. They focus on maximizing customer’s competitive advantage, create a clear work flow and achieve effectiveness by reducing wastes along the process. This workshop will focus on modern Agile methods for managing projects in a complex world. It will provide project managers a bridge to Agile and enable them to adopt practical and useful practices to implement in existing project management methodologies.As Agile change agents, they will be able to support the organization in exploring the Agile way and even to move forward with the Agile transition. Target Audience Project Managers, PMO’s, Project Leaders, Release Managers, Managing the Office of the CIO, Team leaders and Mid-Level Managers that are interested in moving forward toward the Agile project management world.
Course Topics
Project Management methods and the Project Life Cycle
The main challenges and pains in PM
Managing in a complex environment
Waterfall vs. Agile
The Diamond Model One Size does NOT Fit All
Agile principles
From Project Management to Product Management
The New Project Management triangle
Managing the risk of uncertainty
Agile Project Management principles (Scrum, Kanban etc.)
The Agile Manifesto
Main Agile frameworks – Scrum, Kanban
Managing the flow of work
The impact of the batch size
Cycle Time/ Lead Time
Focus on reducing wastes
Quality in the process
Introduction to the main Agile frameworks
ALM tools
The Project structure and the PM as a Leader
Managing complex systems
The Agile Manager
The concept of Servant Leader
Managing Knowledge Workers
Cross functional Self- organized teams
From “Agile team” to “teams of teams” – frameworks for Scaling Agile to large organizations
Portfolio management, Project prioritization and Project initiation
Lean Startup concepts – Develop products in a highly uncertain environment
Fast learning cycle – PDCA
Agile contracts from lose lose to win win
Project prioritization – Cost of delay
Managing the Portfolio Kanban
Project Planning
6 levels of planning – Planning in Agile projects
Focus on the planning not on the Plan
From WBS to Agile Backlog
Bottom up planning which creates teams’ commitments
Project Governance
Transparency as the basis for Empiric process control
Agile Inspect and Adopt process
Sprint, and release tracking
Financial management
From project budgets to Value stream budget
Beyond Budget
Quality Management
All team QA – The quality in the process
Quality and Speed concept
Shift Left concept
The PM and the DevOps
Problems Solving
5 Whys
Root Cause
Toyota Kata
Agile Risk Management
Risks analysis
FutureSpective practices
ROAM model for risk management
The Risks in Agile project and the way to manage it
The Communication in Agile Projects
Stakeholders analysis
Battlefield analysis
Mutual planning
Facilitation parctices
Course Structure 16 hours which include frontal training, games and experiential activities. The lecturer/Coach Oded Tamir is a Lead Agile coach at Agilesparks, certified Scrum Master Trainer by Scrum Org,  and SAFe (Scald Agile Framework) Program Consultant (SPC). He has vast experience in Agile implementation as well as many years of traditional project management as a CIO and VP projects in a global company. Cancellation policy Up until 7 days before the event you can cancel at no charge. Afterwards you can either get a 50% refund or the option to apply your ticket towards a future workshop. General Terms:
The course will open only if a sufficient number of participants is reached. AgileSparks reserves the right to cancel the course up to 5 business days before it starts.


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March 24 @ 9:30 am
March 25 @ 5:30 pm
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