Training: AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT (PMI-ACP EXAM PREP)

From March 27, 2017 09:00 until March 28, 2017 17:30
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Leading project management institution, PMI (Project Management Institute) has defined the most elaborate Agile certification on the market – PMI-ACP (PMI Agile Certified Practitioner). This training is about to teach you most popular Agile frameworks and methodologies, how they fit together, how to use them in one project and help you pass the exam for the certification.

During the training you will have the opportunity to learn, discuss and challenge frameworks, methodologies, tools and techniques like: Scrum, eXtrem Programming, Lean and Crystal Clear. You will learn how to tailor your processes and agile tools, and how adapt them to your project and to your environment.

Also, training will show you how one Agile project works – from start until the end. Sample discussion subject are: Rolling-wave planning, Progressive elaboration, Feedback loops, Process tailoring, Customer collaboration… Besides these, constituents of every project – quality and risk – will be examined through the tools for tracking and monitoring tailored specially for the Agile world.

Training is based on lectures and exercises that encourage interaction and communication between students. For this reason, number of attendees is limited so that the participants can feel free to discuss, challenge and share their opinions and views.

Detailed syllabus:

  • Agile analysis and design
    • Product roadmap
    • User stories/backlog
    • Story maps
    • Progressive elaboration
    • Wire frames
    • Chartering
    • Personas
    • Agile modeling
  • Planning, monitoring and adaptation
    • Retrospectives
    • Task/Kanban boards
    • Time boxing
    • Iteration planning
    • WIP limits
    • Burn down/up charts
    • Cumulative flow diagrams
    • Process tailoring
  • Agile estimation
    • Relative sizing/story points
    • Wide band Delphi
    • Planning poker
    • Affinity estimating
    • Ideal time
  • Business value prioritization
    • Return on investment (ROI)
    • Net present value (NPV)
    • Internal rate of return (IRR)
    • Compliance
    • Customer-valued prioritization
    • Minimally marketable feature (MMF)
    • Relative prioritization and ranking
  • Risk management
    • Risk-adjusted backlog
    • Risk burn down graphs
    • Risk-based spike
  • Metrics
    • Velocity
    • Cycle time
    • Bugs and defects
  • Value stream analysis
  • Value stream mapping
  • Quality
    • Verification and validation
    • Test-driven development/test first development
    • Acceptance test-driven development
    • Definition of done
    • Continuous integration
  • Soft skills and negotiation
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Collaboration
    • Adaptive leadership
    • Negotiation
    • Conflict resolution
    • Servant leadership
  • Communication
    • Information radiator
    • Team space
    • Agile tooling
    • Osmotic communication for co-located and distributed teams
    • Daily stand-ups

All topics are based on PMI-ACP specification.

FOR WHOM IS THIS TRAINING FOR?

Basic knowledge about Agile methodologies is nice to have, but, training targets different participant groups: people who want to take the certification exam, Project managers who want to learn more about agile methodologies, Scrum Masters wanting to extend their knowledge beyond Scrum, Team leads wanting to develop soft skills, and to all others who want to practice and utilize Agile Project management knowledge.

Detail overview of requirements needed for the exam you can find on the official PMI page. Hours of this training can be counted as contact hours needed for the exam requirements. On this page you can find prices and all the options for taking the exam. Note that training costs do not cover the exam price and the exam is not included in the education.

Welcome to the training!

DATE AND PLACE

March 27 - 28, 2017

Academy387 (Bosmal Tower 1)

Milana Preloga

71000 Sarajevo   

FEE

Regular fee: 449 BAM (230 €) + 17% VAT = 525,30 BAM (267 €)

Early bird registration until January 1, 2017: 399 BAM (204 €) + 17% VAT = 466,80 BAM (239 €)

For five or more participants from the same organization, you will get price of four (4 + 1 package). Please contact us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any additional information.

Bosnia Agile and PMI BiH Chapter members get addition 10% discount. 

Participants of this training have 50% discount on PMI-PBA training.

Price includes lunch (both days), coffee breaks and course materials.

Number of seats available is limited.

REGISTRATION

1. Click on the Join button at the top and submit the registration form.

2. Pay the training fee. 

Bank name: UniCredit Bank d.d

Bank address: UniCredit Bank d.d, Kardinala Stepinca b.b, 88 000 Mostar, Bosna i Hercegovina

Account number: 3387202206363167

International Accounts

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Recipient: Udruženje za podršku razvoju agilnih metoda u BiH (exact wording is required)

Address: Milana Preloga 12, 71000 Sarajevo, BiH

Purpose: Attending "PMI-ACP", Mar, 2017 training

COURSE SCHEDULE

Monday, March 27, 2017

09.00-10.30 - Lecture

10.30-10.45 - Coffee break

10.45-12.15 - Lecture

12.15-13.00 - Lunch

13.00-14.30 - Lecture

14.30-14.45 - Coffee break

14.45-16.15 - Lecture

16.15-16.30 - Coffee break

16.30-17.30 - Lecture

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

09.00-10.30 - Lecture

10.30-10.45 - Coffee break

10.45-12.15 - Lecture

12.15-13.00 - Lunch

13.00-14.30 - Lecture

14.30-14.45 - Coffee break

14.45-16.15 - Lecture

16.15-16.30 - Coffee break

16.30-17.30 - Lecture

 

LECTURER

Igor Parać is certified PMP, PMI-ACP and PMI-PBA with teaching skills perfected as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and Certified Cisco Academy Instructor (CCAI). Professionally he is doing trainings for now over ten years.

After finishing Electrical University in Sarajevo and obtaining the Engineering degree, Igor begins his career with software development and implementation projects. Also, he starts as a lecturer certifying himself in wide range of IT domain.

In his professional career, Igor has led projects for implementation of security banking systems, systems for analysis of large quantity of financial data, as the core systems for large web portals. All projects were executed in international domain with team members spread throughout several continents, making the trainer proficient in communication in multi-cultural environments.

Coaching is a big part of very successful project team building, and Igor has coached more than dozen teams teaching Agile and project management best practices.

Igor is a founder of Bosnia Agile and PMI BH Chapter organizations. Currently he is living and working in Vienna, Austria. You can check out his LinkedIn profile here.  


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