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AGILE AWARENESS

2021 Virtual Training

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Agile Awareness Training is intended for those who want to equip themselves with the necessary knowledge to understand the true value of Agile.  After this training, participants will have a better knowledge on how to deploy Agile appropriately in their respective organizations / departments.

Participants will be taught on how to create a hybrid approach when dealing with projects that are new and unclear in terms of scope.  Also, the value of core Agile and the power of Agile feedback loops are explained first and then practiced by the participants to get the real benefits of Agile.

Why take this Agile Awareness training? People need to better understand the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) world and hence must equip themselves with an approach that welcome change and away from the predictive world.  All large companies have adopted Agile in their IT environment and are moving to embrace Agile at the enterprise level, not just IT.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
  • Understand the strengths, philosophy and background of Agile and the Agile principles
  • Distinguish the different approaches: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and SAFe®, etc.
  • Understand the importance of creating a team that embraces the Agile values for delivering values to the customer
  • Gain a basic understanding of all facets of Agile: Enterprise, Process, Human, Technical, Change Management, and Product
  • How to immediately apply some of the key Agile concepts in the day-to-day activities
  • Developing new Agile habits through the power of Agile Ceremonies
  • Getting a taste of Scrum (Process Agile) through mini exercises
  • Creating a powerful momentum to deploy agile for the entire enterprise
 
COURSE METHODOLOGY

The Agile Awareness Training is an interactive online training where the facilitator and participants interact in real time.  The facilitator discusses a specific project management related-topic and participants can join in the discussions.  It also allows participants to ask questions during the live lecture.  A session may include individual exercises and is done online as facilitator is available to answer any query or clarification. There will also be a case study and will be presented by each group in the latter part of the online training.

Requirements for the online training include:

  • Laptop or Desktop preferably with earphone or headset, camera, and Zoom application
    • Note: use of mobile phone instead of laptop or desktop is not recommended
  • Reliable Internet Connection
  • MS Office – Excel, Word, Powerpoint (for the exercises)
 
COURSE OUTLINE

 The Agile Awareness Training is a 4-hour session per day training, total of 4 days. Each session will be held from 8AM – 12PM via Zoom. Participants need to log into Zoom to be able to listen to the lecture, and join in the exercises, both individual and group.

SESSION 1 SESSION 2 SESSION 3 SESSION 4
  • What is Agile
  • The Agile Manifesto and Principles
  • Adapting Agile Values in Your Company
  • Mixing Waterfall and Agile: Is it possible?
  • What is SCRUM?
  • What is KANBAN?
  • The Basics of SCRUM
    • SCRUM Case Study
      • Product Visioning Exercise
  • Creating A Scrum Board
  • The Basics of User Story and Sprint Planning
  • Agile Ceremonies and Daily Standup
  • Agile Retrospective Ceremony
  • Team Feedback
  • Sprint Planning
  • Product Demo and User Feedback
  • Backlog Grooming
  • Product Visioning Presentation
  • Creating the Paper Product Using MVP (Minimum Viable Product)
  • Sprint Review

 

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR

Amin Leiman holds the following professional certifications: PMI-ACP®, PMP®, SDC®, SMC®, CPC®, CISA®.  A graduate of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA with a master's degree in Information Technology (IT), Amin focused early in his career on people and process excellence.  He is the author of Karate Project Management and Agile Done Well books.

He provides consultation for many of the world's most successful firms, bringing to them the Agile organization management approach to produce sustainable and agile business practices.  He speaks conversational Mandarin Chinese and Japanese.  Additionally, he speaks Indonesian with native fluency.

Amin teaches project management and positive psychology (Appreciative Inquiry) courses in the US, Philippines and Indonesia.  He is a frequent guest speaker of Asian Development Bank, Project Management Institute (PMI) Philippines chapter and PMI Indonesia chapter.  He was an adjunct professor at the University of Hawaii, Manoa and Hawaii Pacific University for over 10 years.

He previously held several high-level managerial positions at Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) and KPMG US. One of his notable projects was working as a Cyber Security Specialist at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), California, USA.

Amin is the past president of PMI Honolulu, Hawaii, Chapter and ROTARY CLUB of Honolulu Sunrise, Hawaii, USA.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Anyone  who would like to understand and know more about Agile.

TRAINING SEMINAR COST (PER PERSON)
  • For non-members, PHP 18,800.00
  • For members of PMI Philippines Chapter, PHP 17,200.00
  • Group Rate: PHP 17,200.00 (Minimum of 5 participants from the same organization)

All rates are VAT-inclusive. If your sponsoring company is zero-VAT or VAT-exempt, please e-mail to us your company's PEZA Certificate (if zero-VAT) or BIR Tax Exempt Certificate (if VAT-exempt).

The training investment includes soft copy of the training materials.

 
Training Training Date
(8AM - 12PM, T-F)
Registration Deadline Cancellation Deadline
AGLO-01 April 13 - 16 April 5 April 7

Note: PMI Philippines Chapter reserves the right to adjust course schedules and/or fees without prior notice.

For corporate in-house training and/or further inquiries, please feel free to send us an e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at +63 2 7966-6436 or +63 917 817-5434.

Event Properties

Event Date 04-13-2021
Event End Date 04-16-2021