Ensuring Delivery of Value and Quality in Agile Projects

This course is included in the Everything IT Self-Paced training package.

Overview

This course covers agile techniques and practices that deal with achieving product value and quality, beginning with agile documentation practices and key points to understand about contract types that are most suitable to the agile environment. It proceeds with an overview of agile risk management and the basics of agile Earned Value Management. Also covered are factors affecting product quality, including agile strategies that promote quality throughout development, and the incorporation of continuous testing as a practice for improving and verifying the expected level of customer value.
This course is intended for project managers, program managers, or anyone who wants to efficiently participate in agile projects. It is aligned with the Agile Certified Practitioner exam objectives developed by the Project Management InstituteĀ® and Certified ScrumMaster learning objectives.

Target Audience

Managers and members of project teams who currently use or plan to adopt Agile techniques

Prerequisites

Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Expected Duraction

120 mins.

Course Objectives

Agile Documentation

  • distinguish between valid and invalid reasons for documentation on an agile project
  • determine whether a given document meets the criteria for agile documentation
  • Agile Contracts

  • label examples of contracts according to their types
  • explain why fixed-price contracts are not appropriate for agile projects
  • Agile Risk Management

  • recognize agile practices for managing project risk
  • determine which risk management tool a team should use given its situation
  • Earned Value Management in Agile Projects

  • determine the health of an agile project using Earned Value Management calculations
  • calculate the earned value for a given project
  • calculate cost and schedule performance indicators for a given project
  • Promoting Value-Driven Delivery

    Agile Product Quality

  • recognize agile practices that promote quality
  • recognize strategies for ensuring quality on an agile project
  • Agile Testing

  • recognize appropriate agile testing strategies
  • Using Agile Quality Practices

    This Course is included in our Everything IT Self-Paced Training Package.

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