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Agile Estimating and Planning Training in Philadelphia, PA, United States
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Agile Estimating and Planning Training in Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Online Classroom

Collaborative, enriching virtual sessions, led by world class instructors at time slots to suit your convenience.

From USD 699 USD 499 (2 Days)

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Catering to the demands of busy professionals, our e-learning programs are as effective as face-to-face learning.

From USD 55 (45 Days)

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Description

Estimation and planning are the building blocks of an Agile project, and for the project to be successful, it is paramount that all team members learn about this crucial aspect of project development. Since Agile renders itself easily to change, the estimation and planning phase should be flexible enough to adapt to this change.

Our Agile Estimation and Planning course will give you a solid base on the various estimation tools and techniques that support the iterative processes in Agile projects. This Agile Estimating and Planning training will teach you how to create practical, useful and reliable plans for your software development projects. Our trainers will help you understand agile estimating and planning practices using real-world examples gleaned from experience and how they work.

By the end of the workshop, you will learn how to plan and estimate so that projects are completed on time and within budget.

On successful completion of this Agile Estimation and Planning course, you will receive a Course Completion Certificate from KnowledgeHut with Credits (1 credit per hour of training).

What you will learn :
  • Understand the difference between traditional planning and the Agile way
  • Learn how to carry out Agile planning and estimation
  • Understand the principles of Affinity Sizing, Poker Planning, Complexity Buckets, and Ideal Days
  • Learn about re-estimation and calibration processes
You will also get :
  • 8 PDUs and 8 SEUs
  • Comprehensive e-courseware will be provided
  • 100 days Free Online Training Access to Agile and Scrum
  • List for further reading

Key Features

Basic introductory course on Agile Estimation
1 day or 8 hours workshop conducted by certified instructors
8 PDUs and 8 SEUs
100 days free access to our e-learning modules
Course completion certificate will be provided
Real-world simulations and hands-on exercises for learning reinforcement
  • The purpose of planning
  • How to estimate size and time requirements
  • Units of estimation
  • Techniques for estimating and planning
  • Re-estimation procedures
  • Sprint planning
  • Release and iteration planning
  • Final tips and techniques

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites for attending this course. This workshop will be beneficial for anybody wanting to learn more about the Agile methodology and its processes.

You will get 8 PDUs and 8 SEUs on completion of this course.

The access to the e-learning is given to enable you to refresh the concepts learnt during the class. After the workshop, as you start to apply the methods learnt at your workplace, you could have some questions. This e-learning access will help you to revisit the learning and clear all your doubts.

SEUs are Scrum Educational Units, issued by the Scrum Alliance. SEUs are the mark of educational experience needed to earn the CSP (Certified Scrum Professional) certification.

PDUs and SEUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute and the Scrum Alliance respectively. They recognize your dedication to the Project Management and Agile world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. At present, Scrum Alliance members who hold a Certified Scrum Professional®, Certified Enterprise Coach and/or Certified Scrum Trainer credential need to earn SEUs to get recertified. Every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.

Agile is a fluid and iterative methodology and its ability to endorse change is what makes it so successful. But for it to be flexible enough, any Agile project should have a fail-safe planning and estimation phase. All Agile team members should know how to produce fixed-date, fixed-scope, and fixed-price plans and about story points, reverse estimations and calibration processes. Knowledge of these concepts will help avoid common pitfalls and take a project to success.

You will receive Agile Estimating and Planning certification in the form of a course completion certificate from KnowledgeHut training institute.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details:  https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund-policy

Whether you are a Scrum Master, Product Owner, or an Agile Team member, learning about Agile estimation and planning will help you chart out requirements and accurately plan for a project. Once you have learnt about Agile basics such as estimation and planning, you can go on to pursue niche certifications such as CSM® or CSPO®.

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com,and we will answer any queries you may have!

Anyone involved in estimating or planning projects using Agile methodology, such as programmers, testers, project managers and members of delivery teams will find this course beneficial.

Agile Estimating and Planning Course in Philadelphia, PA

SHOULD A PROJECT MANAGER LEARN AGILE ESTIMATING TECHNIQUES IN PHILADELPHIA?

A lot of students and entry level employees take up courses in agile estimating and planning in Philadelphia for increasing their chances of getting recruited or promoted. What about a person who is already in a managerial career level? Why should a project manager or similar personnel learn agile related courses like agile estimation in Philadelphia?

The first point is job betterment and for better appraisal. Beyond this, there are a lot of advantages to learning agile planning in Philadelphia and other related courses from reputed institutes, like KnowledgeHut. This article focuses on providing better view on how a project manager can use the skills which he has learnt from agile training courses in Philadelphia. To use the skills in real time problems, the program which he takes should focus more on case studies, practical implementation and workshop. These are focused on only by reputed institutes, like KnowledgeHut.

Authority

A traditional job description of a project manager includes command over the process and control over the resources. With these powers, he can make better decisions and guide the team through many major decisions by using industry-best techniques that he learnt from courses of agile estimating techniques in Philadelphia. To learn the industry-best techniques, you need experienced trainers and a flawless agenda. For these features, you need to choose a reputed institute, like KnowledgeHut.

Managing expectations

With leadership, direction and resources, a project manager is responsible for providing expectations to the stakeholders. Thus, with agile estimating and planning training from reputed institutes like KnowledgeHut in Philadelphia, he would be able to provide better expectations in business value, organized priority system, increased ROI and other key indicators of success of a project.

Support

When things go wrong, the team leans on the project manager for support. Such a person should be an expert in planning and estimating. A person who has taken complete agile estimating and planning training in Philadelphia can control all kinds of situations and remove obstacles. He can resolve issues from the root cause, leading to better output and excellent performance.

Without proper understanding of the process of estimating and planning, a project manager cannot brainstorm ideas, create a plan, make priorities, create action plan or deliver high expectations. A project manager who hasn’t taken any agile estimating and planning classes in Philadelphia would crumble under pressure and can lead the team to chaos.

As a project manager, you should be able to be a part of the team from the first instance of planning to delivery. To achieve this, you need to take up any reputed classes for agile like KnowledgeHut. If you think that you do not have time for traditional training, you can opt for e-learning process where you would learn online with the help of online training lectures, webinars, downloadable online classes and online study materials.

 

It is not a compulsion to choose online training. Though the advantages of online classes are more than traditional classes, the choice is completely yours. If you are choosing reputed institutes in Philadelphia for agile training, the type of course you choose does not matter.

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