Advanced Agile Project Management for Project Managers
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Advanced Agile Project Management for Project Managers

Make Agile Work at an Enterprise Level for Large, Complex Projects & Programs and Enterprise-level Agile Transformations
4.5 (69 ratings)
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1,078 students enrolled
Created by Chuck Cobb
Last updated 4/2017
English
Price: $80
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 31 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Help project managers develop a deeper knowledge of enterprise-level Agile Project Management principles and practices in order to put in place the right people, process, and tools to develop high-performance, enterprise-level projects and programs
  • Prepare a Project Manager to take on a significant leadership role in defining and implementing enterprise-level Agile transformations that are well-aligned with a company’s business
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Requirements
  • All students should take the "Learn the Truth About Agile versus Waterfall" course prior to taking this course
  • All students should take the "Understanding Agile at a Deeper Level" course prior to taking this course
  • All students should take the "Mastering Agile Project Management" course prior to taking this course
Description
  • Over 25,000 students in my courses!
  • Over 500 5-star reviews in my courses!
  • This course updated in April 2017

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Course Summary:

Learn to lead large, complex enterprise-level projects and to lead enterprise-level Agile transformations that are well-aligned with a company's business!

This course is designed to provide senior-level project and program managers with a deeper understanding of advanced topics related to enterprise-level Agile Project Management principles and practices in order to put in place the right people, process, and tools to lead high-performance, enterprise-level projects and programs for a business or to play a leadership role in an enterprise-level Agile transformation.

Who is the target audience?
  • Senior-level Project and Program Managers who are interested in developing a broad and deep knowledge of enterprise-level Agile Project Management principles and practices to enable them to play a high value-added role in a broad range of large, complex enterprise-level Agile projects and programs and to influence the successful implementation of an enterprise-level Agile Project Management strategy
  • The course is particularly well-designed for project managers who have obtained a PMI-ACP certification or the equivalent knowledge and want to go beyond that level of knowledge to assume a major leadership role in putting those principles and practices into action on large, complex, enterprise-level projects and programs
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction and Course Overview
1 Lecture 07:29

This lesson provides an introduction to the course and an overview of the course objectives

Preview 07:29
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Agile Leadership
8 Lectures 43:54
What's Different About Agile Leadership?
03:39

Leadership Grid
03:58

Alignment and Value Disciplines
06:46

Situational Leadership
06:10

Adaptive Leadership
06:03

Servant Leadership
06:57

Conflict Resolution
04:11

Soft Skills Negotiation
06:10
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Principles of Effective Leadership
4 Lectures 27:17
Leadership Theories - Herzberg
05:35

Leadership Theories - Maslow
04:08

Leadership Theories - McClelland
06:06

Emotional Intelligence
11:28
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Enterprise-level Agile Project Management Topics
8 Lectures 01:04:33

Many Agile practices were designed around simple, small, single-team Agile projects and scaling Agile to an enterprise level can be difficult. This lecture is one of two lectures that will go into the different considerations required to scale Agile to an enterprise level. This lecture is focused on differences in Agile implementation practices that may be encountered at an enterprise level.

Preview 07:33

Many Agile practices were designed around simple, small, single-team Agile projects and scaling Agile to an enterprise level can be difficult. This lecture is the second of two lectures that will go into the different considerations required to scale Agile to an enterprise level. This lecture is focused on the Agile Manifesto valeus and principles and how those values and principles may need to be interpreted somewhat differently in the context of an enterprise-level Agile implementation.

Scaling Agile to an Enterprise Level - Part 2
04:18

This quiz is a brief review of topics related to scaling Agile to an enterprise level

Scaling Agile to an Enterprise Level Quiz
10 questions

This is part 1 of 2 parts on scaling Scrum from a development perspective

Scaling Scrum Part 1
09:35

This is part 2 of 2 parts on scaling Scrum from a development perspective

Scaling Scrum Part 2
10:35

An effective system of project governance is essential to provide oversight over projects to ensure that they effectively fulfill customer needs and manage the company's business interests. This lecture is designed to help project managers understand how to develop and apply effective project governance systems.

Project Governance
11:14

This lesson shows an example of a Project Governance Model for a large, enterprise-level project.

Agile Project Governance Example
03:36

Project Governance Quiz
11 questions

Putting together a complete top-to-bottom enterprise-level Agile solution can be a very challenging task, especially when some of the pieces are not designed to fit together. To simplify the design of an enterprise-level Agile implementation, it is useful to have some predefined frameworks that can be modified to fit a given business environment, rather than having to start from scratch to design an overall management approach. Three frameworks are discussed in this lecture. This lesson is part 1 of 2 parts on this topic and will discuss two enterprise-level management frameworks: (1) the Managed Agile Development model developed by Chuck Cobb and (2) the Disciplined Agile Delivery model developed by Scott Ambler

Enterprise-level Agile Frameworks Part 1
09:54

This lesson is part 2 of 2 parts on this topic and will discuss the enterprise-level Agile Frameworks. This lesson is focused on the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) developed by Dean Lefffingwell

Enterprise-level Agile Frameworks - Part 2
07:48

Enterprise-level Agile Frameworks Quiz
15 questions
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Enterprise-level Agile Transformations
10 Lectures 01:24:31

Ideally, all aspects of a business (people, process, systems, tools, etc.) should be well-aligned and well-integrated around a common objective of delivering value to the customers that the business is designed to serve. That should define the context for integrating an Agile Project Management approach with the business. The lesson includes a self-assessment tool in the supplementary materials to help you evaluate the effectiveness of your current alignment and how it might be impacted by an Agile Project Management approach.

Alignment and Value Disciplines
12:45

This lecture contains a self-assessment tool that can be used to evaluate a company's value disciplines and alignment and how it might be impacted by an Agile Project Management implementation.

Alignment and Value Disciplines Self-Assessment
01:10

Before embarking on an enterprise-level Agile transformation, it's important to clearly define what you want to get out of it. This lesson is focused on the potential benefits of an Agile Project Management approach to help you better identify and prioritize exactly what you expect to get out of an Agile Project Management approach. The importance of the potential benefits could be different in each organization and the lesson includes a self-assessment tool in the supplementary materials to help you evaluate how important each of the benefits is to your organization.

Benefits of an Agile Project Management Approach
08:22

This lecture contains a self-assessment tool that can be used to in order to better define and prioritize the expected benefits your company expects to receive from an Agile Project Management implementation.

Agile Project Management Benefits Self-Assessment
01:02

This lesson is part 1 of 2 parts that provide a comparison of some of the management roles between a traditional management approach and what might be needed in a more Agile environment to help determine how an Agile development approach might impact your existing management structure so that you can choose an approach that is best suited to your business. This lesson is focused on project portfolio management.

Enterprise-level Agile Management Roles Part 1
07:26

This lesson is part 2 of 2 parts that provide a comparison of some of the management roles between a traditional management approach and what might be needed in a more Agile environment to help determine how an Agile development approach might impact your existing management structure so that you can choose an approach that is best suited to your business. This lesson is focused on project implementation management.

Enterprise-level Agile Management Roles Part 2
13:36

These case studies discuss some “not-so-successful” case studies of companies that had mixed results in implementing an Agile transformation as well as the successful implementation of a major enterprise-level Agile transformation at Valpak.

Case Studies
11:28

Change in any organization is inevitable, and an ability to effectively manage change is an essential element of success for any dynamic and growing business. Migration to a more Agile approach creates new imperatives for change that will put additional pressure on the need for business transformation. This lecture provides a project manager with an understanding of corporate culture and values and change management to enable leading enterprise-level change management initiatives.

Cultural Obstacles and Change Management
16:02

Up to this point, we've talked about how an Agile Project Management approach would align with your company's business strategy and we've also focused on better defining the benefits you expect to get out of it. In this lesson, we're going to talk more about developing a more specific organizational implementation strategy. There are two major questions that we want to answer:

  • What does the end-state look like?
  • How do we get there?
The lesson includes a document to help you define an implementation strategy to fit your organization
Developing an Implementation Plan
11:26

This lecture contains a planning tool that can be used to define an Agile Project Management implementation plan for your company.

Agile Implementation Strategy Planning Tool
01:14
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Overall Summary
4 Lectures 05:59

In this lecture, we're going to summarize some of the topics we've discussed in previous lectures and talk about additional resources that are available to help you implement some of the ideas and the direction provided by this course.

Overall Summary
05:48

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Bonus Material - Course Discounts
00:06
About the Instructor
Chuck Cobb
4.4 Average rating
3,322 Reviews
30,390 Students
7 Courses
Author of The Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile

Chuck Cobb is the author of the recent, best-selling book "The Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile" as well as four other books on Agile Project Management and Business Excellence and he is one of the most popular instructors on Udemy with over 20,000 students and over 400 5-star reviews and he has been a featured speaker at a number of PMI Chapter events, agile groups, universities, and PMO workshops throughout the US.

He has a very pragmatic, "real world" approach to Agile that is based on over 20 years of hands-on program/project management experience in a broad range of industries and application areas and he is passionate about helping project managers understand the convergence of Agile and traditional project management principles and practices.