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Course Description

The Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) is one of the newest certifications offered by PMI and is expected to become the industry standard certification for Agile over the next few years. In addition to preparing you for the exam, this Agile Project Management course is designed to teach you the principles and practices of Agile in real-world settings, including Scrum, XP and Lean.

An Agile approach has been or is being used in 46% of surveyed organizations over the last 12 months. (Pulse of the Profession.)  Significant numbers of development and IT professionals describe their company as pure Agile and 51% are leaning toward Agile. (Agile is the New Normal, Hewlett Packard Enterprise). Agile is the future of project management. Many companies are adopting Agile methodologies to increase team performance and improve customer satisfaction.

Don't let this opportunity pass you by, register today!

Discounts:

  • UAB employee/student, veteran or company with 3 or more students in the same class. Use discount code: AGILEUAB to save $100
  • Early Bird Registration: 20% discount if you register at least 30 days before the first day of class. (Use discount code EARLYBIRD20)
  • Early Bird for UAB, Vet, 3+ Company: Discount price PLUS 20% discounts if you register 30 days before first class: use discount code EARLYBLAZERA and have your ID for the first class. Discounts can stack.

Deadline: Enrollment is open until 7 days prior to the first day of class OR until the class is full.  Most classes fill prior to the close date. If it is within the 7-day window, contact the Collat School of Business to check availability.

Course Outline

1.  Agile Principles and Mindset

  •  Why use Agile
  •  The Agile Manifesto
  •  Agile Methodologies

2.  Value Driven Delivery

  •  What is value driven delivery
  •  How do you assess and prioritize value
  •  MVP

3.  Leadership and team performance

  •  Agile Leadership
  •  How to build an Agile team

4.  Adaptive Planning

  •  Agile Planning
  •  Sizing and Estimating
  •  Release Planning
  •  Iteration Planning

5.  Continuous Improvement

  •  Methodologies for continuous improvement
  •  Process, product and people

6.  Stakeholder Engagement

  •  Who is a stakeholder?
  •  How to establish a shared vision
  •  How to communicate with a stakeholder
  •  Critical communication skills

Scholarships

Upskilling Scholarship: Apply online here

Notes

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who works on an Agile team or is a part of an organization adopting Agile practices.  Anyone experienced using Agile approaches, has good collaboration skills, eagerly embraces complexity, and thrives on rapid response times is invited to come learn about real-world Agile Project Management and earn the education hours required to sit for the PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) exam.

Contact Hours:

21 Agile education hours (for certificate) offered from experienced PMI-ACP certified instructors. Includes 10 "Live Online" hours and additional asynchronous time online. To qualify for a certificate students must attend classes and successfully complete assignments.

Location:

The "Live Online" course meets virtually.
The course is provided by the UAB Collat School of Business,
710 13th St. S.
Birmingham, AL 35294

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Agile Oct 2022
Type
Totally online, fixed date
Days
F
Time
10:00AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Oct 21, 2022 to Nov 18, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.5
Course Fee(s)
Agile non-credit $1,195.00
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