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Project Management Certificates

Agile Specialization Track

In accordance with university-wide precautionary measures to address the COVID-19 virus outbreak, this course will be offered virtually through our web-conferencing platform, Zoom, and supported by our Learning Management System, Canvas. Course access information will be shared in the course welcome email. Course dates remain unchanged.

Online Agile Mindset Courses

The Agile track is available outside of the Project Management Strategy certificate to participants who have at least five years of experience leading project teams, and/or five years of direct project management experience.

What Will You Gain by Taking Agile Courses?

  • Get a broader understanding of the Agile mindset and how it impacts modern product delivery
  • Develop understanding of the concepts and details to pass the PMI-‐ACP exam
  • Understand terms and practices (such as product, project, process, execution, waterfall, iterative, adaptive, agile, lean, Kanban, deterministic, value streams, etc.)
  • Understand and appreciate the value-driven mindset, principles, techniques, and practices associated with the agile mindset; and distinguish between knowing agile vs. doing agile vs. being agile
  • Compare and contrast various leadership styles and the organizational cultures in which they are more likely to be practiced (examples: large corporations, military, government, startups, universities, not-for-profits, etc.)
  • Understand why leadership is vital to an organizational transformation regardless of the size or type of organization

Resume submission is required to be accepted into the stand-alone Agile Specialization Track. Submit your resume to Karine Bravais.

Specialization Track in Agile: Online Courses

PMGT11201: Enhance Innovation and Value with Agile Teams (16 PDU's)

ONLINE | COMING UP IN SUMMER 2020

Most product development teams are now embracing a more agile mindset. These agile teams favor short-term plans over long-term requirements. They embrace change and look for opportunities for feedback. Improved agility also helps the team deliver innovative higher-quality products. Instead of trying to develop a bloated product that does everything, an agile team zeros in on what the customer finds the most valuable. But agility is not just a new set of practices. It's an entirely new way to think about your work. This course helps your team embrace that mindset and apply it to new or existing products.

This course qualifies as education contact hours for Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) exam (see PMI’s PMI-ACP Handbook for requirements regarding experience). The student must pass the final exam and attend the training to receive their 16 contact hours needed to sit for the PMI-ACP exam.

Register for PMGT11201

PMGT11202: Transform Organizations with Agile Practices (16 PDU's)

ONLINE | COMING UP IN SUMMER 2020

Prerequisite: PMGT11201

This two-day workshop focuses on developing transformational leaders who both utilize and influence effective agile practices in order to enable their organizations to strategize, execute, grow core competencies, be innovative and adjust to change, and enhance value and trust with stakeholders.

Many organizational transformation efforts either fail outright or fall short of their goals. This workshop will explore the reasons for this rather dismal track record and present a practical apparatus for realizing successful organizational transformations. This apparatus includes transformational leadership, value-driven and agile mindset and practices, enlightened project/process management, and a repertoire of hard and soft skills.

This course qualifies as education contact hours for Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) exam (see PMI’s PMI-ACP Handbook for requirements regarding experience). The student must pass the final exam and attend the training to receive their 16 contact hours needed to sit for the PMI-ACP exam.

Register for PMGT11202