Technology, the economy and the political landscape are changing rapidly, and organisations need the ability to adapt to change. If you, as an employee, learn to foster an agile mindset, you will be able to contribute to a healthy corporate culture and ultimately, your employer’s business success.
The Certificate of Agile Project Management is an online course that will introduce you to Agile concepts, including the eight Agile values and twelve Agile principles. The course also covers the five phases of the Agile project management model and introduces you to the most common Agile frameworks and methodologies.
In this project management course, you will discover Agile project planning, scheduling and monitoring, and learn how to enhance stakeholder engagement and team development.
You will also learn how to innovate with Lean product management, including how to design a minimum viable product and maximise its value with A/B testing.
On completion of this course, you will be ready to embrace an Agile culture, mindset and leadership style that will propel your organisation forward towards business transformation.
Unit 1 - Introduction to Agile
Agile values and principles
Agile project management model
Adopting an Agile approach
Initiating and Agile project
Creating vision and charting
Agile contracts and documentation
Unit 2 - Agile planning projects
Project scope and roadmap
Use cases and personas
Formatting user stories
Using story maps
Agile estimating techniques
Estimating team velocity
Four MoSCoW Model categories
Kano model and priority matrices
Completing a release plan
Unit 3 - Scheduling and monitoring Agile iterations
Scheduling buffer types
Calculating a project buffer
Monitoring the iteration progress
EVM for Agile projects
Product quality, testing and integration
Unit 4 - Engaging stakeholders and developing teams
Phases of APM model
Effective decision making
Cohesive and effective Agile teams
Unit 5 - Cultivating enterprise Agile
Benefits of enterprise Agile
Creating a successful Agile enterprise
Agile planning tools
Unit 6 - Lean product management
Agile development for continuous learning
Business mind-set of lean product management
Determining customer needs
Testing your prototype
Unit 7 - Maximising value with A/B testing
Understanding and benefits of A/B testing
Organisational A/B testing strategy
Conducting A/B tests
A/B testing practices
Unit 8 - The essential role of the Agile product owner
Responsibilities of the project owner
Effective product owner
Avoiding product owner pitfalls
Empowering your product owner
Unit 9 - Developing and supporting an Agile mind-set
Agile mindset characteristics
Building and succeeding the Agile mindset
Unit 10 - Embracing an Agile culture for business growth
Key best practices for Agile’s potential
Favourable and unfavourable conditions
The five leadership management style shifts
Challenges and solutions
Agile transformation metrics
Unit 11 - Learning from failure
Embracing the success cycle
Three types of failure
Cultivating a learning attitude
Building relationships through failures
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to ensure your competency is industry relevant. You will not be benchmarked against other students.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
In this course, you will be assessed via multiple-choice questions to determine your mastery of details and specific knowledge gained during your studies to achieve a ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ result.
Benefits of Multiple-Choice Assessments
Appropriate for assessing students’ mastery of details and specific knowledge.
Can be used to assess both simple knowledge and complex concepts.
Questions can be answered quickly to accurately assess a students’ mastery of many topics relatively quickly.
Assessment can be quickly and reliably scored to achieve a ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ result.
As the answers are visible, multiple-choice questions offer the opportunity for the continuation of the learning process, offering educational value.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 50 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
While printed materials are not available for purchase, transcripts of video lectures and other learning resources are available for printing via our elearning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.