Effective Agile Project Inception

This training is recommended for product development teams who wish to begin agile projects. The training focuses on the struggle that teams face when beginning new projects and provides a team based solution to this challenge by systematic collaboration between the stakeholders early in a project's lifecycle. The beneficiaries of this training include (but are not restricted to) Directors, CXOs, Product Managers, Product Owners, Business Analysts, Project Managers, Senior Team Members, Solution Architects, Team Leaders, etc.

Course Structure:

The course is divided into 6 increments that fulfill the following six goals:

  1. Understanding Agile Values & Principles
    • Journey from Waterfall to Agile
    • Introduction to Agile Manifesto
    • Working with Agile Principles
    • Requirement Discovery Phase

  2. Planning the Project Inception
    • Workshops vs. Stag Inception
    • Stakeholder Identification
    • Planning and Scheduling Activities
    • List of Activities & Expected Outcome

  3. Product Visioning with Business
    • Identifying the Project Vision
    • Business Model Canvas & Product Canvas
    • Gap Analysis

  4. Building a User-Centered Product Backlog
    • Identifying User Roles & Personas
    • User Journeys & Impact Mapping
    • Deriving & Splitting User Stories
    • Creating & Refining a Product Backlog

  5. Provisional Release Planning
    • User Story Mapping
    • Backlog Prioritization
    • Planning & Estimation
    • Incremental Release Planning

  6. Planning the Project Execution
    • Definition of Done
    • Finalizing Agile Roles & Processes
    • Avoiding Technical Debt
    • Measuring Progress using Customer Feedback

Fee Structure: (3 day hands-on workshop)

Min. 9 participants are required in order to conduct any onsite training (max. 20 participants).

  • 09 to 11 Participants: INR 19,999* per person (inclusive of all taxes)
  • 12 to 14 Participants: INR 18,999* per person (inclusive of all taxes)
  • 15 to 20 Participants: INR 17,999* per person (inclusive of all taxes)
  • Educational Institute: INR 9,999*^ per student (inclusive of all taxes)
  • Private Coaching (less than 9 Participants): INR 29,999* per person (inclusive of all taxes)

* Figures represent fee for training conducted in Mumbai and Pune. For outstation training, travel and accommodation costs will be additional.
^ Minimum 20 students are required in order to conduct the training.

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