Understanding Agile Fundamentals (2021 Update)

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Project leadership is Agile leadership. Agile projects use short work iterations and incremental development of products that focus on business priorities and customer value.

In this course, you'll learn about fundamental Agile concepts that are essential to managing projects, including the Agile values and Agile principles. This course also covers the phases of the Agile project management model, and introduces you to the most common Agile methodologies and frameworks. Finally, this course introduces key activities for managing Agile projects, including creating a product vision and project charter, and the best contract and documentation types. 

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Understanding Agile Fundamentals (2021 Update)

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • identify characteristics of the Agile method
  • distinguish between primary and secondary Agile values
  • identify the five phases of the Agile project management model
  • identify some of the methodologies that can be used for Agile project management
  • recognize the four Scrum inspect and adapt events
  • identify the five ADAPT steps required to transition to Agile
  • identify the recommended components of a business case
  • recognize the elements of a project charter
  • identify the contract types suitable for Agile projects
  • identify helpful types of documentation for Agile projects
  • Knowledge Check: Reviewing Your Agile Fundamentals Knowledge
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