Lean / Agile Project Controls For PMsPosted by EdmontonPM
Online Webinar Presented by The Agilista PM
Duration: 1 Hour Credits: 1 PDU Category C – Free PDU
Agile was once considered a fad by project management professionals.
Every project manager can successfully integrate agile in a waterfall environment to improve project predictability, cost effectiveness and ultimately project and professional success.
In the 10 years since the agile manifesto was written agile has matured; it has moved from being a core methodology and from small software companies to the point where it is used, to some extent, in a majority of enterprise organizations today.
Agile isnâ€™t a silver bullet for every context though and agile methods need to adapt to the changing contexts of the enterprise.
This webinar will examine how project managers can successfully apply Agile to their projects in an enterprise context.
- Why we struggle Agile in an Enterprise
- Mapping project controls to agile project metrics for improved project control and reporting than on plan driven projects: Scope, Schedule and Budget.
- Three approaches to creating a Gantt chart for an agile project
- How to handle external dependencies
- Nine principles for bringing a little bit of agile into any project
SPEAKER:Â Joseph Flahiff (LinkedIn profile) PMP is a project planning coach, speaker and trainer with 15 years of PM success.Â Also Certified in Six Sigma methods and a Certified Agile Scrum Master, Joseph has experience in a wide range of market verticals including Telecommunications, Healthcare,Â Government, and Small Business.
Donna Reed the Agilista PM: Donna Reed (LinkedIn profile @AgilistaPM ) has over 20 years experience in IT infrastructure and Software DevelopmentÂ solutions for Fortune 500 clients. Donna is also the founder of THE AGILISTA PM (www.AgilistaPM.com). Donna enables project teams, organizations, and managers to become as Lean-Agile as possible. She helps them determine HOW, WHEN and WHERE to utilize Lean-Agile practices along with their Traditional Waterfall methods.
PDU Category C documentation details:
Process Groups: Planning Executing
Knowledge Areas: 4 – Integration 6 – Time
- 4.2 Develop Project Management Plan
- 4.3Â Direct and Manage Project Execution
- 6.5 Develop Schedule
As a Category C, â€˜Self Directed Learningâ€™, activity remember to document your learning experience and its relationship to project management for your â€˜PDU Audit Trail Folder.â€™
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