Agile Project Scheduling and Monitoring

Managers and members of project teams who currently use or plan to adopt Agile techniques; individuals interested in obtaining the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certificate


Expected Duration
55 minutes

Wouldn’t it be great if projects managed themselves once you get them started? This isn’t the case. Successful Agile projects require adequate scheduling and monitoring, which helps identify any adjustments that need to be made, and ensures project work goes smoothly. In this course you’ll learn about effective Agile project scheduling activities like setting work in progress limits and implementing project buffers. This course also covers recommended processes for monitoring and tracking progress at both the iteration and project level. This course also introduces you to key risk management and product quality, testing, and integration strategies to help ensure your project creates and maintains the intended value as it progresses. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


Scheduling and Monitoring Agile Iterations

  • identify the benefits of setting WIP limits
  • distinguish between different types of scheduling buffers
  • sequence the steps of the Square Root of the Sum of the Squares method for calculating project buffer
  • identify the steps of the backlog grooming process
  • distinguish between tracking tools for the iteration level and the project level
  • identify the required parameters for EVM
  • recognize common review and feedback methods for Agile projects
  • identify common risk management strategies for Agile projects
  • recognize characteristics of Agile testing
  • demonstrate your knowledge of Agile project scheduling and monitoring process activities





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