The Learning Guild’s Agile Project Management Certificate Program

The Learning Guild’s Agile Project Management Certificate Program

October 19 – 20 • 8:30a – 4:30p

The Learning Guild’s Agile Project Management Certificate Program is a comprehensive, two-day workshop that provides the knowledge and skills needed to manage complex training and education projects. The program includes post-workshop resources to help support the application of these skills in your daily work.

Agile methods dominate the software development space, in large part because:

  • Agile methods improve the ability to meet schedule deadlines
  • Agile quality is better than traditional norms
  • Agile methods continue to provide users with a competitive advantage

It’s no wonder that other organizational functions are beginning to eye Agile methods as an attractive option for project management, decision making, and prioritization. While eLearning teams can benefit greatly from adopting Agile, this program addresses specific adaptations to Agile methods proven to be effective for instructional designers and developers.

Who Should Attend?

Everyone has project management responsibilities in today’s learning and development teams. Whether you are a dedicated project manager or a designer, developer, or manager of learning programs, managing process and workflow is likely part of your job. The Learning Guild’s Agile Project Management Certificate Program provides the knowledge and skills needed by modern learning and development teams.

Note: The Learning Guild’s Agile Project Management Certificate Program is certified by The Learning Guild as a proven standard of practice in the context of eLearning. This program is not suitable for teaching Agile methods in the context of software development.

What Will You Learn?

At The Learning Guild’s Agile Project Management Certificate Program, you will explore an Agile framework that will enable you to manage every stage of your training and education projects—from project conception through project close. The framework is drawn from the Agile methods used in software development and adapted specifically for instructional design projects.

Presenter

Megan Torrance

Megan Torrance,
TorranceLearning

Topics in this program include:
  • Building the case for adopting Agile (vs. ADDIE)
  • Defining Agile to the team, your project sponsor, and SMEs
  • Kicking off an Agile project
    • The kickoff meeting
    • Defining the goal
    • Creating learner personas
    • Defining scope with user stories and action mapping
  • Managing the day-to-day project
    • Estimating the work
    • Planning the work
    • Developing and releasing in iterations
    • Communication and rhythms of the Agile team
  • Agile in learning engineering
    • Agile methods for software selection and implementation
    • Agile for xAPI and xAPI for Agile
  • Building the environment for Agile
    • Agile ceremonies and rhythms
    • The role of the Agile leader

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