Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management

Instructor Led – Remote

Learn to use time-tested tools, techniques and hands-on tools to effectively scope projects, create schedules, budgets and allocate resources. Become a versatile project leader versed in Agile and Waterfall methodologies.

About the course

SkillHat’s Project Management (PM) course teaches students how to lead project teams and pass the PMP exam. Project managers manage the scope, schedule, and budget of a project while also providing the leadership and controls necessary to enable business change. 

 

Our highly engaging PM course, which uses the most recent PMP curriculum (version 7), will prepare you to lead projects using waterfall and agile methodologies. You will learn how to use modern project management tools and software that are relevant in the workplace now and in the future. Project management is in high demand across all industries worldwide, and it can lead to executive positions. Project management abilities lay the groundwork for a lucrative and dynamic career.

 

 

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Curriculum

 Achieve these learning objectives in 11 weeks

Specify project management                           methodologies such as Waterfall and             Agile (Scrum)

Manage any project from start to finish

Manage IT projects using the SDLC                  framework.

Define, manage, and track project’s                three constraints: scope, schedule, and          budget.

Make the switch to agile project                      management.

Tactically manage projects with best-              practice tools like MS Project,                          Smartsheet, and JIRA.

Dealing with project stakeholders, using          effective soft skills.

Pass the PMP exam on the first try.

  Specify project management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile (Scrum)

  Manage any project from start to finish

  Manage IT projects using the SDLC framework.

 Define, manage, and track project’s three constraints: scope, schedule, and budget.

  Make the switch to agile project management.

  Tactically manage projects with best-practice tools like MS Project, Smartsheet, and JIRA. 

  Dealing with project stakeholders, using effective soft skills.

  Pass the PMP exam on the first try.

What You’ll Get

Career Coaching Sessions

One month Post Job Support

LinkedIn Optimization

Interview Prep & Resume Review

Access to SkillHat Success Network

Lifetime access to recorded classes

Mentorship from Senior Designers

Course Schedule

  • Class Introduction, Fundamentals of Project Management, the job market & the PMP exam

    •    Meet classmates & instructors
    •    Define role of a Project Manager
    •    Identify common reasons projects fail
    •    Differentiate IT project types
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  •   Differentiate projects vs operations
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    •    Learn how to pass the PMP exam 
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  • SDLC & Waterfall

    •    Identify key project stakeholders, and how to work with them
    •    Identify purpose and steps of the SDLC
    •    Identify project knowledge areas

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  • Integration Management Part 1

    •    Define the Project Managers role in project integration
    •    Create a stakeholder register and project charter

    •    Identify techniques to lead effective kick-off meetings
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  • Integration Management Part 2 & Scope Management Part 1


    • Identify tools & techniques to create effective project status reports


    • Define change control processes, and steps


    • Define processes to manage project & product scope

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  • Scope Management Part 2, Quality Management, Schedule Management & Industry Panel


    • Identify requirements elicitation techniques, and requirements classification

    •    Review Business Requirements Document

    •    Create a WBS (Work Breakdown Structure)

    •    Differentiate software testing techniques.
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    • Identify testing processes and artifacts including test plan, test scripts.

    •    Connect with industry mentors and alumni

       
  • Schedule Management Part 2 & Smartsheet

    •      Differentiate adaptive and predictive scheduling techniques

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         Decompose a WBS work package into an activity list

    •      Identify activity attributes including milestone lists, duration

    •      Demonstrate task estimation techniques

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    •      Create a project schedule in smartsheet
  • Cost Management & Risk Management

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      Identify common project resources and cost estimation tactics

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       Utilize excel to build a project budget

    •    Identify risk management processes, and mitigating techniques

  • Agile : Scrum

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      Define agile mindset, methodology, and frameworks

    •     Identify critical roles & steps to initiate a project utilizing scrum
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       Join a scrum team

    •     Develop product backlog including – epics, user stories, and user persona

  • Scrum Part 2

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      Prioritize your product backlog

    •    Develop product release plan
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  •    Estimate user story points through fibonacci sequence
  • Scrum tools Masterclass (JIRA + Confluence)

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      Migrate your product backlog into JIRA

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        Simulate scrum ceremonies including sprint planning, standup, review & retro – within          JIRA

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        Create a retrospective page within confluence

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Close Out, Industry Panel 2, Career Development

 

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    Complete outstanding work on product backlog

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    Identify important components of a PM resume

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    Connect with industry panel of recruiters, and hiring managers.

Weekly Schedule

TUE

Personal Study & Collaboration

WED

Live Class

6-8:30pm

THUR

Personal Study & Collaboration

FRI

Personal Study & Collaboration

SAT

Live Class

1-3:30pm

Career Journey Map

Launch a product in our Accelerator

How do you land the job as a Project Coordinator/Manager with no experience? 

Join the Tech Career Accelerator after your training to gain hands-on experience in a cross-functional product team. Candidates who register for the accelerator along with the Project Management course receive a $1000 discount on the accelerator.

Tools You'll Learn

Master Tools to Succeed in Project Managment

Our courses are built around the latest Project Management tools that will help you succeed in your career.

Course Structure

Created to ease transition into Tech

This is an instructor-led cohort program that has been shown to be more effective in guiding aspiring professionals transition into the role of Project Manager/Coordinator. This is due in part to our immersive training styles, which include collaboration and teamwork, personalized mentorship and coaching, networking, and our seamless progression into our highly demanded and recommended post training programs, which include our Tech Accelerator.

 

Our cohorts are filled with professionals from various parts of the world, primarily North America, and are limited in size to allow us to give more attention, provide a personalized experience, and take note of their strengths as well as address any difficulties they may encounter, while keeping in mind their different cultures, professions, andwork experience.

Alumni Experience

Empowered to achieve remarkable career growth

Our Alumni have experienced remarkable career growth thanks to our collaborative network, career coaching, and post-job support. Many people have increased their annual income by up to $45k.

 

We are thrilled to assist motivated professionals in launching their careers in Project Management. We also give our alumni the opportunity to make a difference in the field by mentoring newcomers.

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Senior Program Manager-Amazon

Principles that work

 

I recommend the SkillHat programs highly. Leveraging the same principles taught by the instructor team, I have continued to find success in my Project roles

Deborah Ilesanmi

Project Manager- MakingThe Move

Memorable experience

I had such a great experience during my project management course with SkillHat. I really appreciated how well the instructor took his time to explain the material and used real life situation/examples.

Deji Bodunde

Olufunbi Falayi

Associate Director- Sienna Senior Living

 

Job Success

 

The PM course was very insightful and relevant to the direction I was trying to take my career. It provided me additional organisational and leadership skills. I got a leadership position with a significant pay after completing the course.

Shaun Six

VP, Project Management- Red Eye Apps

Competitive edge 

 

SkillHat programs teaches all the elements I look for while looking to hire Project Managers, Business Analysts and Agile Leaders

Pricing

Flexible & Affordable Pricing 

With our flexible pricing plans, we’ve made it easier for you to pay for the course. You have the option of paying now for a discount or paying in installments over a 4 to 6 month period. You may also be eligible for our deferred payment plan.

Upcoming Cohorts

Book your seat ahead of time

Because our cohorts fill up quickly, we organize multiple cohorts months in advance so you don’t miss out. To guarantee a tailored learning experience, each cohort is selectively limited to 20 students. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone in any business field is eligible to participate in the program. Current project coordinators or business analysts who want to expand their project management knowledge, as well as anyone in charge of “special assignments,” will benefit.

Project managers can work in a wide range of industries. Project managers are frequently employed in fields such as IT/ Tech, healthcare, finance, federal and state government, advertising, marketing, and construction.

Between 2017 and 2027, 22 million new project-oriented jobs will be created, according to PMI’s 2018 Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap report.

 

We take pride in providing courses that are extremely affordable. As a result, the costs of these learning paths will differ from person to person. Depending on your circumstances, we provide a variety of payment options to assist you in becoming certified.

Our instructors are seasoned professionals with extensive practical experience in portfolio, program, project, risk, and agile management.

These two roles complement each other well, with the only similarities being leadership and time management abilities.

A product manager is in charge of developing the concept for the product, as well as gathering and prioritising requirements. A project manager, on the other hand, acts on this concept and ensures that it is completed on time and within budget

If you enjoy taking charge, organising a team, and initiating, planning, and executing critical projects for an organisation, project management may be for you. Being a project manager comes with a lot of responsibility, especially in large technology companies where the success of a new project is critical to the company’s annual revenue

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a globally recognized project management certification. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), which administers the certification, there are over one million PMP certification holders worldwide. It applies to project managers in almost any industry, including health care, construction, information technology (IT), and business.

The course is live, instructor-led. Expect an interactive session with other students, doing practical hands-on project management work.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion from SkillHat, demonstrating that you have completed the required hours of PM training. This certificate is recognized by employers and can be used to apply for the PMP exam.

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Got any further questions about the accelerator, our expert  learning advisor team would love to connect with you. 

 

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Springboard your career and transition to a fulfilling Project Management career

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