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Introduction to Agile Project Management - October 2017

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Saturday, October 21, 2017, 07:30am - 05:00pm

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Post University
North Hall Building - Room 212
800 Country Club Road,
Waterbury, CT (click here for directions)

1 Day Course - Saturday, October 21, 2017

 

Agenda:
7:30 - 8:00am  Registration and Networking
8:00 - 5:00pm  Introduction to Agile Project Management Course

Costs: Regular Walk-In
SNEC Members * $249 N/A
Non-SNEC Members ** $299 N/A

* Note: SNEC Members must LOGIN to website prior to registering to obtain their $100 discount

Registration closes:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Midnight

** If you belong to another PMI chapter, and are in good standing, you may pay the member price. Please contact the PM of the class for the discount code.

Standard PMI membership is currently $139 with SNEC chapter membership cost at $25 for a total of $164. Join today at www.pmi.org. Note: If you are a new SNEC member, please allow 2-3 business days for PMI to process your membership and notify us of your eligibility for member discount.

 

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The PM for this event is:
Vijay Murthy, Continuing Education Member at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SNEC is pleased to offer The Introduction to Agile Project Management course in Waterbury, CT.

Course Description: You are familiar with the concepts of traditional project management and may have used the concepts to manage multiple projects. For projects in which the requirements are continuously changing, you may need a more proactive project management approach. In this course, you will use Agile project management.  

Course Objective: You will identify the Agile project management principles and use Scrum to manage projects.

Target Student: This course is intended for Project Managers, Program Managers, or anyone who wants to efficiently manage projects that experience frequent changes in user requirements.

Prerequisites: A good understanding or work background in project management.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities. 

Performance-Based Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe Agile project management.
  • Describe the Scrum methodology used to manage a project.
  • Understand the critical success factors to implement Agile.

Agenda: Introduction to Agile Project Management

Lesson 1: About Agile

  • Agile vs Traditional Project Management

Lesson 2: Agile Methodologies

  • Scrum
  • Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Lean

Lesson 3: Project Justification
Lesson 4: Teams and Team Space
Lesson 5: Agile Planning

  • Innovation Games
  • Planning and Estimating
  • Estimating

Lesson 6: Working with Agile
Lesson 7: Coaching with Agile

  • Soft Skills
  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Using Critical Soft Skills

Included in the cost are instructional materials and case study, morning coffee/water, lunch with beverages and an afternoon snack.

Talent Triangle

PDU Info: You will need to record and self-report your PDU's for this activity. Following the guidelines of the new CCR program and the PMI Talent Triangle®, the PDU's for this course can be applied as follows:

8.0 PDU - 4.0 - Technical (PMP, PgMP, ACP), 2.0 - Strategic & Business Management and 2.0 Leadership

Instructors: Steve Nunziata (PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, SAFe SPC), and Nicole Nunziata (PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, SAFe SA) 

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Steve Nunziata is an Agile Coach and Consultant, with over 15 years of experience in Agile adoption.  Steve is an industry speaker, author, and trainer, and has worked with several enterprises in their Agile maturity, including Adidas America, T. Rowe Price, USAA, and Voya Financial.

Nicole Nunziata is a highly successful Project Manager and Agile Practitioner, having delivered multi-million dollar efforts in the Banking Industry as a Release Train Engineer (RTE) in her company's Scaled Agile adoption.  Nicole was also a trainer with the Alamo PMI Chapter in several core disciplines. 

Nicole and Steve together bring a wealth of practical Agile experience, in their contexts of traditional Project Management discipline, to assist anyone making the transition to the new Agile paradigm.

 

 

REGISTRATION POLICY

Please register online to ensure an accurate count and reserve a spot at this event. Seating is limited, and no walk-ins will be allowed.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If the event is cancelled by SNEC-PMI and is not being rescheduled, the pre-registered participants will be notified via an email broadcast and a full refund will be processed. If the event is rescheduled and the pre-registered participant cannot attend the new date, SNEC-PMI will process a full refund.

For any individual cancellations, please notify the PM of the event. Any user requested cancellation prior to registration ending, will be refunded the amount paid, minus a 10% cancellation fee. SNEC-PMI does not provide refunds for any user requested cancellations after the registration deadline or for No-Shows.

WEATHER-RELATED CANCELLATION POLICY

In the event that inclement weather is forecast for the time of the event, a cancellation decision will be made prior to the scheduled event.

If the meeting is cancelled, registered participants will be notified of the cancellation via an email broadcast. We will also endeavor to get meeting cancellation notices broadcast by local media. Notification of the re-scheduled event or refund will also be communicated via an email broadcast.

If a decision is made to hold the meeting, our normal cancellation policy (above) will be in effect, i.e. there will be a 10% cancellation fee for any individual cancellation requests prior to the registration deadline. We do not refund any individual requests after the registration deadline or for no-shows.

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