The Agile suite of courses will help to build the skills to successfully become a competent Agile practitioner. The Agile courses cover basic methodologies and practices, case studies, and real-world application of Agile methods. The courses are designed to help Agile practitioners recognize and resolve problems that arise regularly in their work and provide the frameworks and practices for effective Agile project management.

Individual courses address the following agile topics:

  • Basic Methodologies
  • Practices and Key Concepts
  • Challenges of Agile Projects
  • Agile and Waterfall Collaboration
  • Agile Applications
  • Core Principles of Agile Project Management
  • Exam Prep (PMI:ACP) and Exam Strategies

Add the Agile approach to your project management toolbox and become more marketable and more valuable to your organization.

    Certificate in Agile Project Management

    Agile project management practices have become the standard for software development projects. More recently, Agile has grown beyond software projects as more and more companies adopt Agile concepts and methodologies. Individuals who have a solid understanding of Agile have a distinct advantage in today's changing project management atmosphere. The courses included in this certificate program will provide managers the basic foundation they need to become competent Agile practitioners. The program introduces the learner to the basic methodologies, practices, and key concepts of Agile and enables the learner to explore, through case studies, many of the common challenges of working on an Agile team.

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    Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep

    This intermediate-level course is designed to prepare learners for the Project Management Institute®'s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. As such, learners should have some experience in Agile project management prior to enrolling. The course begins with the Agile Basics and Agile Applications modules from our Introduction to Agile course, before continuing on to cover the key tools, techniques, and strategies that PMI® has listed as important for Agile practitioners to understand to achieve their certification.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Identify the similarities and differences among Agile methodologies
    • Describe the stages of the Agile development cycle and identify the factors that promote project success
    • Understand how to apply specific tools and techniques to successfully complete Agile projects
    • Understand the interrelationships of tasks, activities, and practices in Agile projects
    • Understand the specific roles and responsibilities of team members and enhance interaction on Agile teams
    • Successfully complete the PMI-ACP® certification exam
    • Effectively lead and work with Agile teams
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    Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Practice Exams & Exam Strategies

    This course is designed to assess your readiness to take the Project Management Institute®'s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam. The course contains two 120-question practice exams, which cover the information in the current PMI® Agile reading list. The practice exams provide a comprehensive review of the material in this list as well as key strategies for preparing for the PMI-ACP® Exam.

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    Agile Team Challenges

    This intermediate-level course is designed to help Agile practitioners decipher and solve the problems that arise regularly in their work. The course consists of 20 short case studies pulled from real-world experiences that test the learner's understanding of Agile practices. The case studies are structured to simulate the conversations and interactions that happen regularly on Agile projects; seeing these disputes as narratives will help students learn to deconstruct issues and diagnose the underlying problems that need to be corrected, just as they would in their everyday work. As students decode these disputes and plan appropriate responses, they'll gain the experience they need to guide their teams toward successful project completion for their clients.

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    Integrating Agile and Waterfall Practices

    This intermediate-level course is designed to help Agile practitioners recognize and resolve many of the common integration issues that emerge when these two methodologies are combined. The course consists of 20 short case studies that simulate the communication and interchanges that can occur as Agile and Waterfall practitioners work together. As students evaluate these case studies, they'll learn to deconstruct and diagnose any underlying problems that need to be resolved, just as they would in everyday practice. While they work to decode and correct these issues, they'll begin to recognize the common pitfalls that can happen as project teams collaborate and interact.

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    Introduction to Agile

    This introductory-level course explores the methodologies and practices of Agile development and explains the key concepts and principles that form the foundation of Agile project management. This self-paced course contains vocabulary games, flashcards, and interactive exercises to supplement and enhance your understanding of Agile concepts, as well as video segments from Agile experts to help you become a more proficient Agile practitioner.

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    Principles of Scrum

    This course outlines the fundamental theories and principles of Scrum frameworks, including the underlying philosophy and essential tools practitioners need to adapt to an Agile way of working. Implemented properly, these techniques can produce extraordinary results for stakeholders and customers. Information in this course is presented in a simple, easy-to-understand format and augmented by interactive games and exercises to improve learner understanding and retention. Case studies and video segments from experienced Scrum professionals provide real-world tips and guidance to bolster learner comprehension and expand knowledge at practical and applicable levels.

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