Communicating and Engaging Teams and Stakeholders (2021 Update)

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Agile projects are only successful when the project team is cohesive, productive, and engaged. As an Agile project manager, you must encourage active involvement to ensure your team has a clear understanding of project requirements and stakeholder expectations.

In this course, you'll learn about characteristics of effective stakeholder engagement when managing Agile projects. You'll explore important Agile project management tools and techniques, such as team development strategies, developmental mastery models, and shared product vision. You'll learn how effective communication and facilitation techniques like Agile games foster collaboration and cooperation in the Agile team. Finally, you'll recognize the benefits of collocated Agile teams when managing projects, including osmotic learning and communication. 

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Communicating and Engaging Teams and Stakeholders (2021 Update)

  • Communicating and Engaging Teams and Stakeholders (2021 Update)
  • identify essential strategies for achieving stakeholder commitment in an Agile project
  • recognize the role of stakeholders throughout the phases of the APM model
  • identify characteristics of effective decision-making techniques for Agile projects
  • recognize characteristics of a cohesive and effective Agile team
  • identify considerations to make when scaling Agile teams
  • identify strategies to improve team performance
  • distinguish between common developmental mastery models in Agile
  • recognize effective communication tools for information flow in an Agile environment
  • recognize benefits of Agile games
  • recognize attributes of a product vision box and an elevator test statement
  • recognize characteristics of an Agile team's physical space
  • Knowledge Check: Reviewing Your Communication and Engagement Skills
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