Agile Project Management

This course provides an introduction to Agile Project Management for you and your team.  Delegates will gain a clear understanding of agile methods and practically apply them to current projects and workload.  At the end of the workshop individuals will have the practical experience, materials and skills to take away and immediately implement.

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“Brilliant, friendly and supportive”

  • Agile Thinking – understand and develop an agile mind set
  • Agile Method – adopt agile principles and practices
  • Agile Approach – implement practical tools and techniques
  • Agile Culture – create an environment that enables agility

“An excellent introduction to the concept of Agile and the applications in managing teams and projects, demonstrating the potential benefits to our organisations of adopting Agile working. The workshop gave us practical methods to take away and apply to managing workflows and assessing current projects. I am using my board to manage my personal workflow as well as the ACE project overall and in the short term to manage the planning of a forthcoming event with colleagues.” Alison Hilton, Museum of English Rural Life, Marketing Manager

Agile Project Management has grown in popularity, endorsed by businesses as an approach that enables teams to develop high performing and sustainable business models and operations.

“Thought the workshop was presented extremely well, it had an upbeat, positive vibe”

Agile methods are proven to help business to identify and overcome barriers to growth. At its core, agile is a methodology that has developed to deliver positive results in environments of extreme change and uncertainty.

This course is an ideal introduction to Agile Project Management helping teams to understand where and how agile can be of value.

This half day, 1 day, or 2 day course provides a great hands-on introduction to agile project management and teams.  Attendees will gain a clear understanding of the principles and theory behind agile working, as well as practically apply agile principles and practices within their own working environment.

Agile Project Management Course Outcomes

  • Understand key agile concepts, terms, and practices
  • Understand benefits of agile approaches and key techniques
  • Practice key agile activities and methods
  • Prepare to participate in an upcoming agile project

Course Outline

  • Principles and Values
  • Agile Methodologies Overview
  • Project Management
  • Product Development
  • Agile Teams
  • Backlogs & User Stories
  • Estimating and Release Planning
  • Sprints and Roadmaps
  • Agile Meetings – Stand Ups, Retrospectives, Sprint Planning
  • Performance and Assurance

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Course Details

  • Course level : Introduction
  • Suitable for : all, no prerequisites required
  • Customised for team/organisation/sector
  • Type : Theory, Discussion and Practical application
  • Delivery online or off site
  • Suitable for various team sizes, multiple sessions can be run where appropriate
  • Includes agile materials to support implementation
  • 1/2, 1 or 2 day course includes additional hands on practical application of principles and practices explored
  • Delegates will work on their own projects and at the end of the workshop have tools, materials as well as a sound understanding of the method to take away and implement.
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Agile Project Management Course Content

agile happiness

Agile Project Management Mindset & Approach

Agile Project Management Methods and Tools

Agile project management methods

  • Being Agile and Doing Agile
  • Game : Do you have an agile mindset?
  • Being More Agile
  • Agile Methods & Practices
  • Linear v Iterative Working
  • Working in Sprints
  • Being Agile in Workflow Management
  • Being Agile in Project Management
  • Being Agile in Product Development
  • The Kanban Method
  • The Sprint Method
  • The Being Agile Method
  • Initial Agile Software – Trello

Agile Project Planning

  • Sprint Cycles
  • Sprint Planning
  • Managing Flow and Balance
  • Sprint Rhythm and Patterns
  • Creating a sustainable pace
  • Self-organising and managing work

Agile Project Planning Canvas

Agile Planner Canvas – map your project and track its progress. Use the canvas to map out project tasks, prioritise them and plan them into sprints. Track their progress across the board, identify tasks stuck in waiting, manage inbound distractions with the inbox, celebrate completed work.

Manage capacity, identify challenges, keep a better balance, share with the team, collaborate on shared projects. Being Agile Canvas - Agile Project Management

Estimating & Prioritising work

  • Estimation Game – Cup of Tea
  • Estimating Accuracy
  • Estimating Tasks – Planning Poker
  • Estimating Size – T-shirt sizing
  • Estimating Importance – MoSCoW, UI Matrix
  • Minimum Viable Product – MVP

Planning and Running a sprint

  • Planning a sprint
  • Running a sprint
  • Managing Interruptions and Disruptions
  • Creating Slack
  • Communicating the Plan
  • Stand up meetings


  • Applying agile
  • Adopting Agile tools
  • Agile Retrospectives
  • What is a retrospective
  • Value of retrospectives
  • Process review retrospectives
  • Wider use of retrospectives
  • Retrospective Sailing Game Guide
  • Continuous Improvement

Agile Project Management – making things visible

herding creative cats challenges

“Simple & easy to follow”

Agile Project Management – eat your cake (project) in slices, not in layers.

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