Mastering Projects Agile Fundamentals - MBA 705

Mastering Projects Agile Fundamentals (Spring 2019)
Monday, March 18, 2019 - Saturday, April 13, 2019

This is one of the courses needed for the Mastering Project Badge.

Course Description:
This builds on the knowledge and fundamentals learned in Managing Projects: The Fundamentals.

This course features experiential learning to strengthen skills in defining, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling and closing projects in a variety of settings. More tools and methods are introduced for the ten management knowledge areas: scope, time, cost, integration, stakeholder, quality, human resources, communication, risk & procurement. More advanced topics are explored in the areas of teams and leadership, project performance management, procurement, risk management and interpersonal and soft skills for the human side of project management. Advanced study includes the use of various performance measurement systems and tracking tools to aid in scheduling and managing projects.

This course is based on the PMBok 5.0, and covers the processes and knowledge areas of projects. It provides an in-depth look at project management from a leader’s role in leading projects, programs and project portfolios. It includes flexible and pragmatic review of variations and overlaps in project approaches and techniques such as waterfall, agile, scrum, and Kaizen practices to provide the participant with a practical application orientation for the pros and cons of each. A practicum approach to applying the knowledge learned to business applications is a part of the applied case study approach of this course.

Cost: $895 per person.

Registration deadline: 3/19/19

Instructor: Stephanie Trudel

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